Superior Minerals is on the move.
The Mosgiel-based solid fertiliser company has outgrown its
premises in the Mill Park Industrial Estate on Factory Rd.
In December, the company will take over 3500sq m of the
prominent Wickliffe Press building on the same road.
Superior Minerals was established in 2001 and was last year
named Otago and lower South Island regional winner in the
fastest-growing manufacturer category in the Deloitte Fast
The company had been planning a move as part of its growth
strategy for some time and had been trying to identify a
''With the demand for our products and approach, we needed
more room,'' general manager Gerald Davies said.
With the increasing environmental pressures on farmers, the
company had been getting ''more and more interest'' in its
approach, he said.
The new operation would include a fully automated plant
capable of custom fertiliser mixes and at least double the
storage of the existing site.
The company's client base is predominantly from Canterbury