Grupa Azoty Zakłady Chemiczne Police S.A. (the “Company”) kindly informs that due to circumstances being beyond the control of the Company, as a result of unforeseen technical problems in the area of the Power Center (failure of two boilers), which could not be predicted and could not be prevented, the Company announced on March 9, 2022 the "Force Majeure" event. The announcement is valid until further notice.
In connection with what is happening in Ukraine, companies of the Grupa Azoty Group are taking a number of initiatives to support Ukrainian refugees fleeing the war. The relief efforts of all state-owned enterprises are being coordinated by the Polish Ministry of State Assets and Ministry of the Interior and Administration.
The current situation on the fertilizer market was among the topics discussed by representatives of Grupa Azoty with Marian Sikora, President of the Federation of Agricultural Producer Associations, and Stanisław Kacperczyk, President of the Polish Association of Grain Producers. At the meeting, Zbigniew Paprocki, Member of the Management Board and CEO of Grupa Azoty S.A., said that the adverse conditions prevailing on the fertilizer market stem from the gas crisis in Europe, that is record-high gas costs, which have risen by several hundred per cent year on year and directly translate into the current fertilizer production cost levels.
Another edition of Grupa Azoty’s customer lottery, in which the grand prize is a John Deere 5075E tractor, has just been launched. The aim is, among other things, to give farmers an opportunity to win one of the over three hundred prizes as a token of appreciation for choosing Grupa Azoty fertilizer products.
On 28th January 2022 the Management Board of Grupa Azoty Polyolefins and the General Contractor - HyundaI Engineering signed Annex No. 3 to the EPC contract.
ORLEN Paliwa, Zarząd Morskiego Portu Police and Grupa Azoty Polyolefins have signed a letter of intent concerning potential construction by ORLEN Paliwa of an LPG terminal on the premises of the sea port in Police. The cooperation would involve use of the wharf currently being built by Grupa Azoty Polyolefins for the Polimery Police project.