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esco - european salt company GmbH & Co. KG

Identification number in the register: 38500477904-36
Registration date: 31/01/2012 12:16:11

The information on this entity was last modified on: 06/01/2014 10:07:13
The date of the last annual update was: 06/01/2014 09:50:32

This entry follows the format of the previous Register. It will be changed to the new format when the entity makes the next update.
Next update due latest on: 27/04/2015

    Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

esco - european salt company GmbH & Co. KG


GmbH & Co. KG

    Section of registration

II - In-house lobbyists and trade/professional associations

Companies & groups

    Contact details

Landschaftstraße, 1
Hanover 30159

(+49) 511 85030 0

(+49) 511 85030 131

    Person with legal responsibility

Mr  Erich Krug

General Manager

    Person in charge of EU relations

Mr  Denis Vidovic

Technical Application Service

    Goals / remit

esco – european salt company is Europe’s largest producer of salt with an annual production capacity of approx. 9.7 million tonnes of crystallised salt and salt in brine. We draw upon more than 140 years of experience in the mining and processing of salt, accumulated by our founder companies, K+S Aktiengesellschaft and Solvay. Today, esco belongs 100% to the K+S Group.

Headquartered in Hannover, Germany, esco operates three rock salt mines, two brine plants, and several plants processing rock and/or evaporated salt in Germany, France, the Netherlands, Portugal, Spain and the Czech Republic. Our production sites are backed by an extensive network of warehouses ensuring our market pres-ence, as well as numerous distribution offices.

More than 1,300 employees are committed to providing a comprehensive range of products for all imaginable uses, in and outside Europe. Our product range includes rock salt, evaporated salt, sea salt and brine. Their quality, granulation and process-ing as well as packaging are tailored to the requirements of our customers.




    Number of persons involved in the activities described in the box above


    Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons

    Fields of interest

  • Climate Action
  • Competition
  • Energy
  • Environment

    Membership and affiliation

member of the VKS – Verband der Kali- und Salzindustrie e.V.
member of the CSF, Comité des Salines de France
member of EuSalt, European Salt Producers' Association
member of the CEFIC, Conseil Européen de l’Industrie Chimique
subsidiary of the K+S AG, Kassel

    Financial data

01/2013  -  12/2013

150,000  € - 200,000  €

0 €

0 €

    Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.