OCI Nitrogen ranks among the market leaders in Europe in the field of nitrogen fertilizers and is the world's largest producer of melamine. OCI Nitrogen's fertilizers play an essential role in improving agricultural productivity and thus supporting the increasing global demand for food. Melamine is used as a raw material for adhesives and resins in numerous applications such as boards, laminate flooring, coatings and paints and plastic tableware. OCI Nitrogen aims to become the top performing company in both markets and is synonymous with quality, excellent service, flexibility and reliability. OCI Nitrogen is a division of Orascom Construction Industries (OCI), an Egyptian company with a global workforce of 86,000 which operates principally in the field of industrial and infrastructure construction and mineral fertilizers, with projects and investments in Europe, the Middle East and North Africa. The head office of OCI Nitrogen is in Geleen (the Netherlands), with production sites being located in Geleen, Indonesia and China.