Company History

Trammo, Inc. is a leading global commodity merchandiser engaged in the marketing, trading, distribution and transportation of a wide variety of commodity products.  The history of Trammo spans over 50 years.  The Company was formed by Ronald P. Stanton in 1965 with the intention of specializing in the international trade of ammonia.

In subsequent years other products were added, including fertilizers in 1967, LPG in 1978, sulfur in 1986, petrochemicals in 1987, sulfuric acid in 1998, petroleum coke in 2009 and nitric acid in 2018.  The Company also owns and operates ammonia terminals in Meredosia and Niota, Illinois and a nitric acid production facility in North Bend, Ohio.  Trammo has participated in projects over the years in which it financed construction of production, transportation and logistical facilities.


Trammo remains a privately held company owned by the Estate of Ronald P. Stanton and Oliver K. Stanton.


Ronald P. Stanton


Ronald P. Stanton founded Trammo, Inc., a corporation that was originally formed under the name of Transammonia, in 1965.  Mr. Stanton passed away on September 26, 2016.


Oliver K. Stanton

Senior Vice President

Oliver K. Stanton is a Senior Vice President and minority owner of Trammo, Inc. and a member of the Board of Directors. He has been employed by the company since 1987.  He graduated from Tufts University with a Bachelor’s degree in 1987.