Mangalore Chemicals and Fertilizers Limited (MCF), with a turnover of over Rs.1000 crore, is the only manufacturer of chemical fertilizers in the state of Karnataka. The factory is strategically located at Panambur, 9 kms north of Mangalore City, on the banks of the Gurpur River, in front of the New Mangalore Port. The plant is well connected, both by rail and road. The West Coast National Highway (NH-l7) from Kochi to Mumbai separates MCF from the New Mangalore Port.

The Company is a part of the UB Group with Group shareholding of 30%. The Government of Karnataka (through its agencies), Financial Institutions and Banks own 21%. Dr. Vijay Mallya is the Chairman of the Board of Directors. The operations are managed by a team of highly dedicated and experienced professionals.

With an investment of over Rs.400 Crores, the Company is the only large scale fertilizer project in the State of Karnataka.

The New Mangalore Port is an all-weather port capable of handling ships up to 30 feet draft. Naphtha, the main raw material for the plant, is obtained through the port. The plant site is well linked, both by railway lines and roadways.

The Company has capacity to manufacture 2,17,800 MT of ammonia and 3,80,000 MT of urea annually. The design and engineering of the plant was done by Humphreys & Glasgow Limited, London, a leading international firm in the fertilizer field and their associates, Humphreys & Glasgow Consultants Pvt. Ltd., Bombay. The construction work started with the first pile driven on October 15, 1972 by the then Chief Minister, Shri D. Devaraj Urs.

The plant was commissioned on March 15, 1976.


Ammonia & Urea production commenced


60 tonnes auxiliary boiler installed
Ammonium Bi-carbonate plant commissioned

1984 Purge gas recovery unit installed

Captive power plant commissioned


Di-ammonium phosphate plant went on stream


2.5 MGD reservoir constructed


Marketing of Granulated Fertilizers


Installation of Pipe Reactor.
20:20:0 & 16:20:0 complexes produced
Marketing of micro nutrient - Zinc Sulphate

2003 SAP R/3, intergated software system, OPERATION MITE, implemented.
MCF receives ISO 14001 Certification

Mangalore Chemicals & Fertilizers Limited

June 2007
MCF Integrated 
Farm Management 


June 2007
New Area Office 
at Nellore


May 2007
Training programme 
for MCF Marketing Executives



Unaudited Financial Results for the Quarter ended June 30, 2007

October, 2005
MCF profit up at Rs. 25.2 cr

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