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Key Facts About Coronet Industries

  • Coronet Industries manufactures Defluorinated Phosphate, a nutritional supplement used by farmers to raise poultry, turkey, cattle and swine.

  • Coronet's Plant City facility was opened in 1906.

  • Today the plant employs about 90 people and has an annual payroll and benefits that exceed $6 million.

  • The Coronet Industries plant has the capacity to manufacture 250,000 tons of Defluorinated Phosphate annually. Between 1 million and 1.5 million tons of phosphoric animal feed supplement are consumed each year in the United States .

  • Coronet Industries recovers fluorine from the process of making Defluorinated Phosphate and converts it into potassium fluoroborate, or KBF 4. KBF 4 is used to make aluminum alloy commonly used in household products such as aluminum cans and aluminum foil.

  • Coronet has the capacity to produce about 2,600 tons of KBF 4 annually.

  • The plant operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year. The company's 980-acre site includes a 205-acre, 18-hole golf course that serves as the home to Plant City Golf Club.

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