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About K+S Italia S.r.l.

K+S Italia S.r.l. is the Italian subsidiary of the K+S Group, with its headquarters in Kassel, Germany. Since its foundation in 1984 the company has operated in the Italian fertiliser and mineral industry. Back then it was called still SOPOMA S.r.l. Società Potassio e Magnesio, but since then K+S Italia S.r.l. has become a leading example for companies working in the agricultural and industrial markets.

About K+S KALI GmbH

K+S KALI GmbH based in Kassel extracts crude salts containing potassium, magnesium and sulphur from its six mines in Germany. These are used to produce a wide range of fertiliser specialties and preliminary products for many different technical, industrial and pharmaceutical applications. K+S KALI GmbH is one of the world’s leading suppliers of potash and magnesium products. The company belonging to the K+S Group employs about 8,000 people.

You can find further information about K+S KALI GmbH on the company website at www.kali-gmbh.com.

About esco – european salt company GmbH & Co. KG

esco – european salt company GmbH & Co. KG is the biggest European supplier of salt products and part of the global production network of the K+S Group with production sites in Europe and the Americas. With an annual production capacity of approximately 9.7 million tons of crystallized salt and salt in brine, esco offers its customers a comprehensive range of high-quality salt products including salt for chemical use, industrial as well as pharma and food-grade salts, and de-icing salt for winter road service. Headquartered in Hanover, Germany, the company operates a total of approximately 20 production sites and sales offices in Germany, Poland, Czech Republic, The Netherlands, Belgium, France, Italy, Spain and Portugal.

You can find further information about esco – european salt company GmbH & Co. KG on the company website at www.esco-salt.com.

About K+S Entsorgung GmbH

With its registered office in Kassel, Germany, K+S Entsorgung GmbH is a wholly owned subsidiary of the raw materials producer K+S. As a pioneer in underground waste management and leading provider in Europe, the Company operates two underground waste disposal sites and five underground recovery plants. Chambers in salt and potash mines are used for this purpose, which are separated from ongoing extraction operations. The waste is disposed of in a way that is maintenance-free and safe in the long-term or recovered as backfill building materials.

For the secondary aluminium industry, K+S Entsorgung offers comprehensive service for saline aluminium slag recycling in the patented REKAL plant at the Sigmundshall (Wunstorf) site, Germany. Recycling of minor contaminated building materials is a further business sector.

You can find further information about K+S Entsorgung GmbH on the company website at www.ks-entsorgung.com.

About K+S

K+S considers itself as a customer-focused, independent minerals company for the segments of Agriculture, Industry, Consumers and Communities and wants to grow the EBITDA to € 3 billion in 2030. Our over 14,000 employees enable farmers to provide nutrition for the world, provide solutions that keep industries going, improve daily life for consumers and provide safety in the winter. We continually meet the growing demand for mineral products from production sites in Europe, North and South America as well as a worldwide sales network. We strive for sustainability because we are deeply committed to our responsibilities to people, environment, communities and economy of the regions in which we operate. Learn more about K+S at www.k-plus-s.com.