Compass Minerals is a global essential minerals company specializing in the production of salt, plant nutrients and magnesium chloride, in addition to sustainable storage solutions. The company was founded in 1988 as D.G. Harris & Associates and acquired its current name in 2003. Compass Minerals has over 19 operation facilities in the U.S., Canada and the U.K. and employs approximately 1,778 workers. The company is headquartered in Overland Park, Kansas, U.S.