Intrepid Potash, Inc. has become the largest producer of potash (potassium chloride) in the United States. In addition, it produces three valuable byproducts: Solar Salt, Magnesium Chloride brine and Sulfate of Potash Magnesia.
Potash is a critical fertilizer, providing one of eight essential nutrients and is vital to the creation of protein. It is necessary and widely used to grow corn, wheat, soybeans, potatoes, hay and numerous other crops. The United States currently imports almost 85% of its potash needs.
Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, Intrepid Potash, Inc. has two production facilities in Utah and three in New Mexico. These subsidiaries are named: Intrepid Potash - Moab, LLC, Intrepid Potash - Wendover, LLC and Intrepid Potash - New Mexico, LLC. These companies collectively employ approximately 745 people.