LOUISVILLE, KY (February 27, 2019) – SUL4R-PLUS®, LLC, a provider of innovative fertilizer products for the agricultural market, announced today that it has opened a new distribution terminal in Venice, Illinois under an agreement with Beelman River Terminals, Inc. (BRT). BRT is a one-stop shop for shipping, storing, and transporting commodities, with the ability to ship and receive products by truck, rail, and barge.
The state-of-the-art Venice terminal, designed for high productivity with large-bulk quantities, has 78 acres and ½ mile of riverfront. It is located three miles north of the St. Louis Gateway Arch on the Mississippi River and will serve SUL4R-PLUS customers throughout the Midwest and beyond. Specifically, it will help serve SUL4R-PLUS’ Midwest, Canada, and Caribbean customers.
BRT initially built the Venice facility in 2002 and then completed a major design/build project in 2012 including a new load-out system to move more materials from truck to barge. It has three docks to accommodate five barges at once and the facility can handle eight to ten barges in a twelve-hour period. The most recent addition of a bulk storage facility with 50,000-ton capacity enables the terminal to now provide complete material handling, transfer, storage and transportation facilities.
SUL4R-PLUS fertilizer is an innovative granular calcium sulfate fertilizer proven to enhance soil health and improve crop nutrition. The seed safe features of SUL4R-PLUS fertilizer help growers reduce salt index and boost soil health. By not absorbing moisture from the air, and only dissolving on contact with water in soil solution, it offers immediate availability to the plant.
“We are delighted to add this strategic Midwest location to provide additional storage and distribution for the growing demand for SUL4R-PLUS fertilizer and its options including Boron and Zinc” said Peter DeQuattro, Executive Vice President of SUL4R-PLUS, LLC. “SUL4R-PLUS fertilizers use exclusive patented technology and proven chemistry to engineer products that increase yield and crop quality. All nutrients are in plant-available form which means no waiting as we follow the 4Rs of crop nutrition – right product, right place, right rate and right time. And because of the high-quality dust free design of the SUL4R-PLUS products, the nutrients can be evenly delivered on every square foot of every acre with today’s modern, high intensity, application machinery – resulting in uniform feeding, efficient application, higher yields and better crop quality.”
To learn more about SUL4R-PLUS, please visit www.SUL4R-PLUS.com.
About SUL4R-PLUS®, LLC
Based in Louisville, KY, SUL4R-PLUS®, LLC develops innovative products for the agricultural market including SUL4R-PLUS® fertilizer, an in-demand granular calcium sulfate that is engineered to provide improved crop yield for growers. While synthetic gypsum has been used in agriculture applications in the past, SUL4R-PLUS®, LLC has a patented process to create dust free, uniformly sized granules, making calcium and sulfur application easier for the farmer and meeting the increasing demand for higher yields by the regional farming industry. SUL4R-PLUS® BORON fertilizer, SUL4R-PLUS® ZINC fertilizer and SUL4R-PLUS® B+Z fertilizer also now are available. For more information, visit www.SUL4R-PLUS.com or call 844-822-8385.
About Beelman Logistics, LLC
For more information, please visit www.beelman.com.
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