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Compass Minerals International, Inc., through its subsidiaries, produces and markets inorganic mineral products primarily in North America and the United Kingdom. It operates in two segments: Salt and Specialty Fertilizer. The Salt segment mines, produces, processes, distributes, and markets sodium chloride and magnesium chloride for use in highway and consumer deicing, dust control, water conditioning, consumer and industrial food preparation, and agricultural and industrial applications; and purchases potassium chloride and calcium chloride to sell as finished products or to blend with sodium chloride to produce specialty products. This segment offers rock salt, mechanically evaporated and solar evaporated salt, and brine and flake magnesium chloride products to producers of intermediate chemical products used in the production of vinyls and other chemicals, and pulp and paper, as well as water treatment and other industrial uses. The Specialty Fertilizer segment provides sulfate of potash for use in the production of specialty fertilizers for vegetables, fruits, potatoes, nuts, tobacco, and turf grass. This segment serves growers and fertilizer distributors worldwide. The company also produces and markets consumer deicing and water conditioning products, ingredients used in consumer and commercial food preparation, and other mineral-based products for consumer, agricultural, and industrial applications; and provides records management services to businesses located in the United Kingdom. Compass Minerals International, Inc. operates rock salt mines in Goderich, Ontario, Canada; and Winsford, Cheshire, the United Kingdom. The company was formerly known as Salt Holdings Corporation and changed its name to Compass Minerals International, Inc. in December 2003. Compass Minerals International, Inc. was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in Overland Park, Kansas.

1,855 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/24/14
Founded in 1993

compass minerals internation (CM8) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President, Director ...
Total Annual Compensation: $674.8K
Chief Financial Officer and Secretary
Total Annual Compensation: $408.8K
Senior Vice President of Strategy
Total Annual Compensation: $329.8K
Senior Vice President of Corporate Services
Total Annual Compensation: $283.8K
Senior Vice President of Salt Division
Total Annual Compensation: $41.5K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

compass minerals internation (CM8) Key Developments

Compass Minerals Seeks Acquisitions

Compass Minerals International Inc. (NYSE:CMP) will consider acquisitions. Fran Malecha, Chief Executive Officer of Compass Minerals said, "We'll continue to make additional investments in this area which could be some additional expansion at Ogden, but also we're looking for attractive acquisitions that increase our differentiated, higher value nutrient portfolio."

Compass Minerals International Inc. Presents at KeyBanc Capital Markets Basic Materials & Packaging Conference, Sep-10-2014 09:00 AM

Compass Minerals International Inc. Presents at KeyBanc Capital Markets Basic Materials & Packaging Conference, Sep-10-2014 09:00 AM. Venue: InterContinental Boston, 510 Atlantic Ave., Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Speakers: Francis J. Malecha, Chief Executive Officer, President, Director and Member of Environmental, Health & Safety Committee.

Compass Minerals Declares Dividend, Payable September 12, 2014

Compass Minerals announced that its board of directors has declared a cash dividend of $0.60 per share payable September 12, 2014, to shareholders of record at the close of business on August 29.


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