Member introduction

Yara International is a global firm specializing in agricultural products and environmental protection agents.  Its largest business area is the production of nitrogen fertilizer, however it also encompasses the production of nitrates, ammonia, urea and other chemicals.

Yara services agriculture, water treatment and other industries.

Yara delivers the nutrients needed. Biological wastewater treatment uses bacteria to degrade and decompose organic materials contained in waste water.

Yara can support the effective operation of your wastewater treatment process in several areas. Their technical sales expertise supports  water treatment know-how with regards to

  • Biological purification process
  • Sludge de-watering / Particle separation
  • Work Safety (H₂S Prevention)
  • Odour Prevention (H₂S Prevention)
  • Corrosion Inhibition (H₂S Prevention)

New opportunities: The phosphate that Yara uses as a raw material in fertilizer production contains rare earth elements. The goal of this project is to extract these elements, which are necessary components in the production of many high-tech products, such as mobile phones, computer hard drives, electric vehicles and wind

Circular economy: Industrial-scale recycled fertilizer

Direct contacts

Marko Riponiemi


Address: Nilsiäntie 501, 71800 Siilinjärvi



This member is

  • Global large enterprise

Member's key competencies

Industry served

  • Fertilizer/nutrients
  • Sidestreams / recycling
  • Water and wastewater


  • Application
  • Industry

Products and services

  • Fertilizer/nutrients
  • Metals/REE

Technologies and solutions

Separation technologies

  • Crystallization
  • Flotation
  • solvent extraction

Separation solutions

  • Nutrient recovery and recycle
  • Recovery and recycling of valuable compounds
  • Recycling (residues/sidestreams/waste)
  • Water and wastewater treatment and reuse

Member's place in the value chain

  • Components
  • Technology development
  • OEM
  • Technology provider
  • System integrator
  • Full plant delivery
  • EPC
  • Consumables
  • Service provider
  • Enduser/producer