Dead Sea Works

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The Dead Sea Works (, Mif'alei Yam HaMelakh) is an Israeli potash plant in Sdom, on the Dead Sea coast of Israel.

History

The company was established in 1930 by Moshe Novomeysky. It was known then as the Palestine Potash Company. From 1936, it was a profitable enterprise despite attempts by the German potash cartel to strangle the business by dumping potash at below-cost prices.

In the Israel War of Independence in 1948, the northern half of the production facilities was occupied by the Jordanian Legion, which destroyed the plant and looted the machinery.

In 1951, the company was nationalized by the Israeli government under the Ministry of Development.

Today

Dead Sea Works is the world's fourth largest producer and supplier of potash products. It has customers in over 60 countries. Dead Sea Works is part of the Fertilizers Division of Israel Chemicals Ltd.

Rather than extracting potash and other minerals from the Dead Sea by mining them directly, the company makes use of the energy of the sun by...
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