Sales de Jujuy was founded in 2010 as the local operating company of the Salar de Olaroz joint venture project between industrial minerals company Orocobre Limited, Japanese trading company Toyota Tsusho Corporation (TTC) and the Argentinian provincial government Jujuy Energia y Mineria Sociedad del Estado (JEMSE).
Sales de Jujuy is on its way to becoming a substantial supplier of high quality lithium carbonate to the global market as production ramps up. The success of Sales de Jujuy’s Olaroz Lithium Facility is largely credited to operating on the principles of sustainability and the implementation of a shared value policy. Sales de Jujuy fosters mutually beneficial partnerships with the local communities and businesses to ensure the sustainable development of the project and the communities in which are being operated in.
Sales de Jujuy is a customer focused company which aims to satisfy the immediate needs of our customers and foster long-term supply partnerships with an emphasis on continuous improvement. Sales de Jujuy intends to grow production levels in line with market demand to secure the continuous supply of quality product for our customers. The flexibility of our manufacturing process combined with the future potential of our resource enables us to tailor product solutions for customers.
Sales de Jujuy operates from its head office located in Jujuy, Argentina. Sales de Jujuy combines the industry knowledge, strength and expertise of the three project partners providing global coverage from a united, local unity.
The Olaroz Lithium Facility is managed through the operating company, Sales de Jujuy S.A. The shareholders are Sales de Jujuy Pte. Ltd. and JEMSE. More information about the corporate structure can be found in Orocobre’s 2019 Annual Report.