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.
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... Read More