The factory is located at Panambur, 9 km north of Mangalore City, in front of the New Mangalore Port. The plant is well connected, both by rail and road. The West Coast National Highway (NH-66) from Kochi to Mumbai separates MCF from the New Mangalore Port.
The New Mangalore Port is an all-weather port capable of handling ships up to 30 feet draft. Naphtha, Fuel Oil, Ammonia and Phosphoric Acid - the main raw material are obtained through the port.
The Company has capacity to manufacture 2,17,800 MT Ammonia (intermediate product), 3,79,500 MT Urea, 2,80,000 MT Phosphatic Fertilizers (DAP & NP 20:20:00:13), 24,750 MT Ammonium Bi-Carbonate (ABC), 33,000 MT Sulphuric Acid (SAP) 21,450 MT Sulphonated Naphthalene Formaldehyde (SNF) and 22,000 MT Specialty Fertilizers annually. The design and engineering of the Ammonia/Urea plants was done by Humphreys & Glasgow Limited, London, a leading international firm in the fertilizer field and their associates, Humphreys & Glasgow Consultants Pvt. Ltd., Bombay. (The firm is now merged with Jacobs Engineering, USA).
The Phosphatic plant is designed and engineered by Toyo Engineering Corporation, Japan. PDIL, Furnace Fabrica, Anushula Engineering and Dhanalaxmi Engineering the Indian firms were involved in the construction of ABC, SAP, SNF and Specialty Fertilizer Plants respectively.