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Who We Are

Weatherly Inc. is a technology, engineering and procurement company based in Atlanta, Georgia that provides services to the chemical manufacturing industry. We are a global leader in supplying technology for the production of nitric acid, urea and ammonium nitrate, primarily for use in nitrogen-based fertilizers.

Reviewing building plans - About Weatherly Inc During the 50 plus years of serving the fertilizer industry, the company has designed over 250 installations worldwide. Over 75 of these installations are nitric acid plants. Our engineers, designers and project managers have accumulated decades of experience. The key to our success is our ability to combine this wealth of experience with modern engineering methods.

Since its inception in 1954, Weatherly has been actively engaged in developing and applying process technologies for the chemical industry. We license proprietary process technologies to our customers for production of nitric acid, urea and ammonium nitrate. We also offer full-service engineering services including basic and detail engineering, procurement and project management, as well as offer construction, installation, maintenance and repair services for plants operating under a KBR Weatherly technology license. Furthermore, we supply consultancy services in connection with construction, debottlenecking and feasibility studies.

We welcome projects utilizing a variety of technologies. It makes no difference whether the process technology is owned by the customer, Weatherly, KBR or its subsidiaries, or is licensed from another supplier. We will be glad to devote our skills toward the successful completion of the project. If you would like to know more about our other services, please contact us.

 

Weatherly History

Weatherly Inc. is an engineering design and construction company originally founded to perform consulting services as The D.M. Weatherly Company in 1954. The company was incorporated as a full service engineering operation in 1961. In January 1988, Nobel Industries Sweden purchased The D.M. Weatherly Company to become a subsidiary of its engineering operations division, Nobel Chematur. The new company was renamed Weatherly Inc. and was operated separately under direction of Nobel Chematur. The company was sold to Kellogg Brown & Root in 2016 and is organized in the Technology and Consulting Business group.

Weatherly entered the phosphate fertilizer industry in the late 1950s by commercializing the production of granulated diammonium phosphate (DAP) using the TVA rotary ammoniator/granulator process. Since that time, Weatherly has built approximately 30 granulation plants for phosphate, NPK, and urea fertilizers.

Weatherly then entered the nitrogen fertilizer industry in the early 1960s by developing a process for producing nitric acid. Weatherly's nitrogen fertilizer processes were further expanded in the mid-1960s with the introduction of technology developed in-house in the field of ammonium nitrate, urea and UAN solution.

Beginning in the late 1970s, Weatherly entered the international arena while continuing to serve its customers in North America. Through our association with KBR, Weatherly continues to expand and serve both its domestic and international customers.