This division includes three business units: ICL Industrial Products, ICL Advanced Additives and ICL Food Specialties. The division concentrates on achieving growth through a highly-tailored customer focus, product innovation and commercial excellence.
ICL Industrial Products (ICL-IP) – manufactures and markets a broad range of industrial chemicals based on bromine, magnesia, phosphorus, chlorine and salts. ICL-IP’s products are life-saving components that reduce the mercury emissions of coal-burning power stations, enhance the safety of deep-water oil and gas drilling operations, and minimize the fire hazard associated with consumer electronics, automobiles, furniture, insulation, and other widely-used products.
In addition, the pharmaceutical industry uses bromine as an intermediary in the manufacture of drugs for the treatment of cancer, epilepsy, heart disease and other life-threatening conditions. ICL-IP is one of the world’s largest flame retardant providers and the industry’s leading bromine company. ICL-IP supplies approximately one third of the world’s elemental bromine. ICL-IP provides a variety of products to be used throughout our days, and preparing the next generation products in order to be ready for the evolving needs of the future.
ICL Advanced Additives – the ICL Advanced Additives business unit primarily develops, produces, markets and sells a broad range of acids, specialty phosphates and specialty minerals. These products are used for different applications in a broad range of industries including metal, paints and coatings, cleaning materials, oral hygiene, carbonated drinks, asphalt modification, de-icing, nutrition, pharma, specialty steel, fuel additives and rubber. This is part of ICL’s strategy of increasing its production of downstream products with higher added value. ICL Advanced Additives purifies some of the agricultural phosphoric acid manufactured by ICL Phosphate and also manufactures thermal phosphoric acid. The purified phosphoric acid and the thermal phosphoric acid are used to manufacture downstream products with high added value – phosphate salts and acids – which are used in the various industries mentioned above. The product line of ICL’s Advanced Additives business unit is further comprised of processed magnesium products used in the paper industry, cleaning materials, and oil additives, catalysts and stabilizers.
ICL Food Specialties – ICL Food Specialties is a leader in creative food ingredients and phosphate additives, which provide texture and stability solutions for the processed meat, fish, dairy, beverage and baked-goods food markets. In addition, the business unit produces milk and whey proteins for the food ingredient industry. The business unit operates primary production locations in Austria and Germany, which primarily process phosphates, milk and spices. The business unit runs several local blending facilities in Australia, Brazil, China, Germany, the UK and the USA, which enable ICL to produce ‘customer specific’ solutions that meet the requirements of the local market.