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The Andersons Receives Patent for HCU® Humic Coated Urea

Posted on September 21, 2021

MAUMEE, OHIO, September 21, 2021 – The Andersons, Inc. is pleased to announce a patent has been granted by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for its HCU® (Humic Coated Urea) product, which is produced at its facility in Maumee, Ohio.

Part of The Andersons line of carbon-rich, humic acid-based products, HCU is an innovative nitrogen source featuring urea-humate fusion. This proprietary technology from The Andersons produces a cost-effective 44-0-0 nitrogen granule that is bonded with potassium humate. Clean, spherical, free-flowing granules are 100% soluble for use in both liquid and dry applications. HCU granules can be applied to all types of cool and warm season turf, landscape and nursery ornamentals, and specialty crops.

“The Andersons is committed to the development of advanced technologies to serve our customers in the turf and ornamental markets,” said Tony Goldsby, director of sales for The Andersons Turf and Specialty business.

The Andersons holds more than 50 patents for products in the professional agriculture, turf, and cob businesses.

© 2021 The Andersons, Inc. All Rights Reserved. HCU is a registered trademark of The Andersons, Inc. 

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