Business overview

sodium-cyanide-plantCSBP, its subsidiaries, and joint ventures form the Chemicals and Fertilisers business units of Wesfarmers Chemicals, Energy & Fertilisers, part of Wesfarmers Limited's Industrials division.

Many of our products are essential to a variety of Australian industries including broadacre agriculture, iron ore and coal mining, nickel and gold extraction and construction. A number of our products are also exported to international markets. 

Our head office and major chemical and fertiliser production complex is located in Kwinana, 40 kilometres south of Perth in Western Australia. We employ more than 600 people at this location, the majority of who live in the Kwinana-Rockingham area.

We have a state-of-the-art soil and plant analysis laboratory located in metropolitan Perth, with major regional fertiliser storage and despatch facilities located in Geraldton, Bunbury, Albany and Esperance. We have CSBP fertiliser depots and field-based agricultural advisers operating throughout WA’s agricultural region.

CSBP subsidiary Australian Vinyls and ModWood, a subsidiary of Australian Vinyls, are located in Victoria and supply polyvinyl chloride (PVC) resins and wood-plastic composite products.  

We also have a 50 per cent interest in Queensland Nitrates (QNP), a stand-alone integrated ammonia / ammonium nitrate facility in Queensland.

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