OMEX History

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OMEX was established
1976
OMEX was established

With the purchase of a small building and a few old WW11 out buildings on Bardney Airfield Lincolnshire. The company introduced suspension fertilisers in the UK

Purchased Estuary Road site, King’s Lynn
1984
Purchased Estuary Road site, King’s Lynn

as demand grew and to facilitate our fertiliser application services in Lincolnshire and East Anglia, a site on the docks was purchased. The property had substantial liquid storage tanks.

OMNIA Fertilisers renamed OMEX Agriculture
1985
OMNIA Fertilisers renamed OMEX Agriculture

Originally named OMNIA, the company was rebranded in 1985 to OMEX Agriculture.

Purchased liquid business of Kemira in the UK and the Farmers Fertilizer Company
1986/88
Purchased liquid business of Kemira in the UK and the Farmers Fertilizer Company

Operations continued to expand throughout the UK

First dividend paid to shareholders
1989
First dividend paid to shareholders

13 years into the journey shareholders of OMEX Agriculture received their first dividend as the companies success continued to grow

Reached milestone of delivering 100,000 tonnes fertiliser
1989
Reached milestone of delivering 100,000 tonnes fertiliser

The first of what was to be many, 100,000 tonnes of fertilisers, was delivered to farmers across the UK

OMEX Environmental Ltd established
1990
OMEX Environmental Ltd established

OMEX diversified into wastewater treatment and optimising renewable energy technologies

New IT system introduced – IBM 305
1990
New IT system introduced – IBM 305

Systems have advanced significantly since the introduction of IBM 305, at the time it was the start of a whole new technological era for OMEX

OMEX Agrifluids Ltd was founded
1991
OMEX Agrifluids Ltd was founded

Exporting concentrated crop nutrient formulations to now over 85 nations worldwide

Plant SAP was launched
1992
Plant SAP was launched

A ground-breaking technology that enables growers to see the full nutritional status of the plant, for accurate crop recommendations.

Agrifluids started, now active in 65 countries
1994
Agrifluids started, now active in 65 countries

OMEX Agrifluids become established, starting originally in the UK the company now operates across the globe in over 65 countries, supplying the globe with crop nutrition

OMEX Deicers introduced
1997
OMEX Deicers introduced

The introduction of non-corrosive de-icing products for various applications but primarily for airports.

menced selling speciality fertilizers in California, USA
1997
menced selling speciality fertilizers in California, USA

OMEX Agrifluids Inc. started with production in Fresno and is now growing throughout the USA

OMEX Agriculture Inc. founded in Canada
2002
OMEX Agriculture Inc. founded in Canada

With a production site in Winnipeg, Manitoba. OMEX markets its speciality fertilizers including seed dressings, foliar feeds, plant health promoters

OMEX Environmental Ltd further diversified
2007
OMEX Environmental Ltd further diversified

OMEX Environmental branched into the AdBlue market supplying their range to help reduce emissions

OMEX Environmental Ltd further diversified
2007
OMEX Environmental Ltd further diversified

OMEX Environmental branched into the AdBlue market supplying their range to help reduce emissions

Milestone of 100 staff
2007
Milestone of 100 staff

The team was growing, now with 100 staff in the UK, dedicated to providing customers with environmental and crop solutions.

OMEX Agrifluids Ltd relocate to a new site at Saddlebow, Kings Lynn.
2008
OMEX Agrifluids Ltd relocate to a new site at Saddlebow, Kings Lynn.

The new home to the UK base of OMEX Agrifluids was purchased

OMEX® do Brasil established Piracicaba, São Paulo
2010
OMEX® do Brasil established Piracicaba, São Paulo

With a growing market for specialities nationwide.

Improving the network of liquid nitrogen facilities
2011
Improving the network of liquid nitrogen facilities

A strategic import site was purchased in Ipswich, to help achieve quick delivery of quality product across UK.

OMEX Agrifluids awarded The Queens Award for International Trade
2014
OMEX Agrifluids awarded The Queens Award for International Trade

Thanks to hard work, dedication, and high-quality products from the OMEX Agrifluids team

OMEX Mexico established in Guadalajara
2015
OMEX Mexico established in Guadalajara

Continued demand for OMEX products continued to grow, calling for the establishment of OMEX Mexico, specialising in a range of crops including agave.

Dundee site opened
2018
Dundee site opened

To support Scottish farming, the latest OMEX facility providing liquid nitrogen to farmers was opened. Located in the port of Dundee, the site provides the farming community with quality liquid fertiliser in a timely manner.

OMEX celebrates 45 years of continued growth and success worldwide
2021
OMEX celebrates 45 years of continued growth and success worldwide