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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.
Dina De Jesus
Dina De Jesus
Accounting Specialist
Dina De Jesus, our Accounting Specialist with over 20 years of experience in her field, worked at a wide range of industries from fashion to food prior to joining theDina De Jesus, our Accounting Specialist with over 20 years of experience in her field, worked at a wide range of industries from fashion to food prior to joining the team. As an enthusiastic foodie, she enjoys trying out new restaurants, keeping up with trends and the latest bites in the city. However, exploring Montreal’s culinary scene doesn’t distract her from cooking Filipino dishes to evoke nostalgia for her childhood home. Furthermore, to keep in shape and master the “art of zen” when away from the spreadsheets, she enjoys doing yoga, hanging out, and bingeing on Netflix with her teenage daughter.Read More
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
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
Pelin Ozdem
Pelin Ozdem
Logistics Coordinator
As Logistics Coordinator, Pelin enjoys being the bridge between clients and vendors, organizing and creating the best solution for everyone . With 20 years background in Sales, Customer Service andAs Logistics Coordinator, Pelin enjoys being the bridge between clients and vendors, organizing and creating the best solution for everyone . With 20 years background in Sales, Customer Service and Logistics in different fields, she knows the processes and understands the needs of people. Pelin has a bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Istanbul University in Turkey and an AEC in Business Intelligence from Montreal College Information Technologies in Montreal. In her spare time, Pelin likes reading about technology, playing sports, cooking and having conversations about philosophy and psychology with her friends.Read More
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
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
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
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

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.