H.J. Baker Expands Its Stockton, CA Plant -- Commissions Second Pastillation Belt

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H.J. Baker’s Tiger-Sul Products will double production of TIGER 90CR® and TIGER MICRONUTRIENTS® sulphur fertilizers at Stockton plant.

H.J. Baker & Bro., Inc. recently completed a planned expansion of its Stockton, California plant where it manufacturers Tiger-Sul’s TIGER 90CR® and TIGER MICRONUTRIENTS® sulphur fertilizers. A second pastillation belt has been added. This will allow for expanded production to meet increased customer demand. Stockton is one of three H.J. Baker’s Tiger-Sul manufacturing facilities in North America and produces pastillated sulphur-based fertilizer products for agriculture and other applications.

Christopher Smith, President and CEO of H.J. Baker said: “We are very pleased to make this announcement. This new expansion will permit us to double the amount of TIGER 90CR® and TIGER MICRONUTRIENTS® sulphur fertilizers available to our customers in the western United States and allow us to meet the demands of our rapidly growing customer base. H.J. Baker is committed to responding to customer demands. Using TIGER 90CR® sulphur allows the farmer to spread 1/3 the amount of product versus traditional soil sulphur application to his crop while maintaining appropriate coverage and saving valuable resources. By adding a second pastillation belt we are committed to the expansion of bentonite sulphur throughout the western states.”

The Tiger-Sul pastillation process produces an especially uniform product that is an excellent fit for California soils. These products encompass environmentally friendly features such as a season-long release of nutrients that minimizes nutrient loss to the environment while improving plant availability. Many of H.J. Baker’s Tiger-Sul products are also listed for use in organic farming systems.

H.J. Baker & Bro., Inc. is a leader in the feed, fertilizer and sulphur industries, with more than 20 locations throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico. For over 160 years, H.J. Baker has been mobilizing resources and providing outstanding products and services to the agriculture industry throughout the world. The company's strategically located processing plants, offices and warehouses create a super-efficient pipeline for the vital commodities and products that it sources, manufactures and markets. H.J. Baker & Bro., Inc. is headquartered in Westport, Connecticut USA.

Tiger-Sul Products is a wholly-owned subsidiary of H.J. Baker & Bro., which is based in Westport, Connecticut. Tiger-Sul Products is the global leader in Sulphur Bentonite and Sulphur Bentonite Micronutrients technology with over 40 years of operational excellence. TIGER 90CR® and TIGER MICRONUTRIENTS® are registered trademarks of Tiger-Sul Products.

As an international manufacturer, importer, exporter and sales agent, H.J. Baker mobilizes resources throughout the world. The company's strategically located processing plants, offices and warehouses create a super-efficient pipeline for the vital commodities and products that it sources, manufactures and markets.

H.J. Baker is highly qualified in materials handling, storage and transportation. H.J. Baker pays personal attention to every aspect of its operation and customer needs. Each phase of its organization is operated with maximum efficiency to ensure customer satisfaction.

For more information on H.J. Baker & Bro., Inc.: http://www.bakerbro.com

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