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We Are NNI.

Spurred by a multitude of logistical challenges in our industry, NNI has developed an innovative wholesale anhydrous ammonia distribution infrastructure to serve Eastern Canadian and Central & Eastern US regions.
In conjunction with world-scale supply chain partners, Northern Nitrogen operates a fleet of tank trailers and tank cars to coordinate its deliveries. Whether you’re in need of inventory management, technical support, or regulatory compliance, our goal is for your supply to be safe, timely and fully compliant.
John Bajo
John Bajo
Accounts Payable Specialist
John is a recent graduate of Vanier College with a diploma in business administration, accounting, and management. As the accounts payable specialist, John is keen to expand his accounting knowledgeJohn is a recent graduate of Vanier College with a diploma in business administration, accounting, and management. As the accounts payable specialist, John is keen to expand his accounting knowledge and gain valuable experience in the workforce. In his free time John likes to watch documentaries about nature and different cultures around the world. John also likes driving and touring the province of Quebec. Read More Read Less
Bob Dewhirst
Bob Dewhirst
Technical Advisor
As Technical Advisor, Bob brings over 40 years of industrial experience and a 3rd class operating engineer license to NNI's operations, quality and emergency response. With his previous background ofAs Technical Advisor, Bob brings over 40 years of industrial experience and a 3rd class operating engineer license to NNI's operations, quality and emergency response. With his previous background of 33 years working in an integrated steel mill, including 9 years as General Foreman of the ammonia by-products recovery facility, Bob is motivated by his relationships with people to ensure the safety and proper handling of product in NNI's operations. When he has the opportunity, Bob enjoys being out on the water in his canoe. Read More Read Less
Neil McGrail
Neil McGrail
Logistics Manager
As Logistics Manager, Neil enjoys the process and problem solving involved in the efficient delivery of product to customers. With his background in a variety of industries, Neil understands theAs Logistics Manager, Neil enjoys the process and problem solving involved in the efficient delivery of product to customers. With his background in a variety of industries, Neil understands the complexities of industrial processes, transportation, and the people involved. Neil has a BA in Economics from Concordia University and Certificate in Operations and Logistics Management from HEC. In his spare time, Neil enjoys spending time with his family, biking, and skiing. Read More Read Less
 Yasuko Watanabe
Yasuko Watanabe
Logistics Coordinator
As Logistics Coordinator, Yasuko enjoys organizing and creating the best solutions for both customers and suppliers. With more than 20 years in Sales, Customer Service and Logistics, she knows theAs Logistics Coordinator, Yasuko enjoys organizing and creating the best solutions for both customers and suppliers. With more than 20 years in Sales, Customer Service and Logistics, she knows the importance of understanding customer needs and meeting their requirements consistently. In her spare time, Yasuko likes spending time with family, cooking and hiking. Read More Read Less
Lolita Salud
Lolita Salud
Controller
As Controller with over ten years of experience in accounting, Lolita is passionate about building an innovative practice and delivering exceptional results. Whether collaborating with teammates or solving complex problems,As Controller with over ten years of experience in accounting, Lolita is passionate about building an innovative practice and delivering exceptional results. Whether collaborating with teammates or solving complex problems, Lolita upholds a high level of integrity. Lolita enjoys adventures and exploring the wonders of the world. Read More Read Less
Manuel Vergara
Manuel Vergara
Operations Engineer
As operations engineer, Manuel’s responsibilities include safety, quality, equipment, emergency response and providing technical support. For Manuel, working in operations is exciting because it requires a mix of his differentAs operations engineer, Manuel’s responsibilities include safety, quality, equipment, emergency response and providing technical support. For Manuel, working in operations is exciting because it requires a mix of his different skills. Manuel holds a master’s degree in Science from Concordia University, a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from UNAC, Peru, and he is a member of the O.I.Q. His engineering background is in the explosives industry for mining and in the pulp, paper, and tissue industry. Manuel enjoys outdoor activities, developing green energy projects to support sustainability and self-reliance, traveling and spending time with family and friends. Read More Read Less
Jacob Ward
Jacob Ward
Vice President
Jacob joined Northern Nitrogen in 2013 and has held various roles of increasing responsibility, including Director of Sales and Marketing until July of 2019. Prior to joining Northern Nitrogen, JacobJacob joined Northern Nitrogen in 2013 and has held various roles of increasing responsibility, including Director of Sales and Marketing until July of 2019. Prior to joining Northern Nitrogen, Jacob worked in the industrial manufacturing sector. With a variety of experiences in the wholesale chemical distribution busines, Jacob understands the challenges presented in bringing these products to market. In his spare time, Jacob enjoys cycling, sailing and being active. Jacob holds a B.Eng. in Mechanical Engineering from McGill University in Montreal. Read More Read Less
Philip Ward
Philip Ward
President
The President of Northern Nitrogen, Philip is an engineer with 38 years of experience in the North American chemical business. He founded NNI in 1993 in order to develop aThe President of Northern Nitrogen, Philip is an engineer with 38 years of experience in the North American chemical business. He founded NNI in 1993 in order to develop a company that would focus on safety, quality and service, and to build relationships between suppliers and wholesale industrial customers. When not rehabilitating old houses, Phil likes working on and driving vintage cars. Read More Read Less
Claude Eneiny
Claude Eneiny
Rail Coordinator
In her role as Rail Coordinator, Claude draws from her experience in a variety of industries to ensure efficient transportation of product by rail. Claude developed her accounting and managementIn her role as Rail Coordinator, Claude draws from her experience in a variety of industries to ensure efficient transportation of product by rail. Claude developed her accounting and management skills at the Swedish Embassy in Damascus and Beirut, and while working in aviation, she learned the importance of strong customer service and sales related strategies. Claude’s academic background includes a BA in English Literature as well a diploma in Accounting from the Damascus University. Since immigrating to Montreal, Claude has completed a DEP in Secretarial Studies and is currently taking courses to further develop her third language, French. In her time off, Claude enjoys socializing, travelling, exploring new areas, and meeting people from different cultures. Currently, Claude is learning to cycle, and she will use this new form of transport to explore with friends the many exciting places around Montreal. Read More Read Less

Your Anhydrous Ammonia Supply Chain Partner

Our Anhydrous Ammonia tank truck distribution facilities are based in Ontario & Quebec, serving industrial customers in the United States and Canada. Anhydrous ammonia tank car shipments are also available for delivery within North America.

In addition, our Aqua Ammonia and Nitric Acid industrial markets are serviced by tank trucks in Central Canada and the NE USA.