Diamond K is the only supplier in the western United States that has the capability to provide an all organic Terra Alba, Feed Grade, Filler and Solutions Grade Gypsum all in one facility. Diamond K is also the only company that uses all stainless steel specialized milling and packaging equipment to produce its specialized gypsum products. Diamond K markets its gypsum using a vast distribution network throughout the US and international markets.
Vision & Values
Our vision is to provide products of excellence in all markets and to provide products that make food that feeds the world better. We understand and feel the importance of profitability and the implications of profit. Our values of integrity and excellence define how we conduct our business, how we interact with each other and how we treat our communities.
History & Timeline
From the simple beginnings of a trucking company, moving commodities to the dairy and livestock industry, Diamond K owes much of its innovation and strength to its founding owners, Phillip and Karen Palmer. The Palmers learned from their experiences in owning a trucking company, the importance of freight and customer service. This experience has served them well in the start of Diamond K. 1991 saw the conception of Diamond K when Phillip Palmer took a sample of gypsum from his mine in the eastern desert of Utah to California to be analyzed for its use in agriculture. There he learned of the new theory of solution grade gypsum. From that Diamond K Gypsum Mission Statement, I point Diamond K produced a 95% solution grade gypsum for sale into the solution grade gypsum market. In 1996, Diamond K opened its new all stainless steel production facility. The new production plant gave Diamond K the advantage to sell t into the food grade markets. In 1996, Phillip also patented his revolutionary designs on the Diamond K Applicator.
In 1999 Diamond K started production of its “Ultra Fines” Sulfate of Potash. The highly soluble material gave users a new source of potassium at a great value for use on chloride sensitive crops. Diamond K also unveiled its KMS product, which is an ultra-fine soluble Langbeinite. This product is completely unique to Diamond K. That same year, Diamond K also introduced its new and improved “Premium 97”, which affords them to guarantee an unheard of 97%, pure product. In 2006, Diamond K expanded its production and storage capability to triple capacity. This extensive expansion also included a state of the art drying system and an expansion of the dry material and raw warehouse. This has given them the opportunity to provide customers the product in a timely manner and an increased ability to specialized markets throughout the US and internationally.
Unparalleled Customer Service
The ultimate goal of the company is to provide specialty products and unparalleled customer service with on-time delivery. Because of the need to have just in time delivery due to the current economic environment, where customers cannot afford to keep the material in stock, it is of utmost importance to have a transportation system in place that understands a customer’s delivery needs and is able to meet and exceed those expectations every time. Diamond K completely understands its customers’ needs with immediate shipping and ultra-fast delivery matched with strategically placed warehouses in the US, as well as international markets. This ensures Diamond K to fill all the customers’needs in a timely manner.