Turkey’s pioneer chemicals company Ak-Kim was established in Yalova, in 1977 and in time has expanded its production facilities to various locations in Turkey.
Today Ak-Kim is a global player serving customers in five continents with its broad product portfolio including Chlor-alkali and derivatives, Methylamines, Persulfates, Hydrogen peroxides, Bisulfites, textile auxiliaries, paper and water treatment chemicals, cement and concrete additives.
Ak-Kim uses state-of-the-art and environmentally friendly technologies to produce more than 500 chemicals with a total capacity of 600 thousand tons. Sodium metabisulphite, Ammonium persulphate, Potassium persulphate, Dimethylacetamide, Hydrogen peroxide, Sodium percarbonate are amongst other chemicals that are in the product portfolio of Ak-Kim. These chemicals are produced using our own technology and they are first time ever products in Turkey.
In line with its growth strategy, Ak-Kim established Akferal Company as a 50/50 partnership with Feralco, the second biggest water chemicals and coagulant producer in Europe, in 2013. Having purchased Gizem Frit company, one of the biggest enamel and ceramic frit producers in the world, Ak-Kim penetrated into a new market in 2015. The Company targets to become a global chemical company with a turnover of USD 1 billion by 2023.
Ak-Kim has been exporting its know-how of technologies and providing engineering services to investors abroad since 2002. Ak-Kim has been operating its own plants for many years thus gaining vast and valuable experience in plant management. Ak-Kim shares this inhouse operation experience with the clients along with modernisation and innovations which also exist in its own plants; therefore providing great advantages to customers.
Ak-Kim extended its operations in Water Solutions field in 2015 with the Hollow Fiber Based Ultrafiltration Module made of high quality PVDF manufactured with the Company's own formulation.
The hollow fiber based ultrafiltration module produced by Ak-Kim performs advanced physical treatment without changing the chemical properties of water. As the cutting edge treatment method, Ak-Kim Ultrafiltration Module can be used in the treatment of waste water in the water treatment plants of municipalities and industries, and enabling conformance to receiving environment discharge standards. Ultrafiltration modules are also used in waste water recovery systems, process water and drinking water treatment, and preferred in sea water desalination.
Leading the ultrafiltration module production sector with its pioneering investment in this field within Turkey and surrounding countries, Ak-Kim manufactures the hollow fiber based ultrafiltration modules in Yalova plant with a covered area of approximately 2.800 m2.
Ak-Kim Water Solutions Directorate plans to continue its activities with the innovations to be introduced in Turkish and global water treatment industries in near future.