Milestones



2019

  • Akkim received a Silver Recognition Level based on its participation in the EcoVadis Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) assessment.
  • Akkim received a National Winner Recognition on European Business Awards.
  • Akkim performed high score in the TfS /Together for Sustainability Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) assessment.
  • Akkim received the second prize among other Turkish R&D Centers in the Industry and Technology Ministry's rating.

2018

  • New performance chemicals facility started production with 150.000 tons/year capacity.

2017

  • Ak-Kim acquired 100% shares of Dinox, a chemical sales and marketing company based in Germany.
  • Akcoat acquired 100% shares of Megacolor which is one of the most important player in Spanish ceramics market.
  • Akkim acquired Feralco shares of Akferal JV.
  • New persulphates facility started production with 14.000 tons/year capacity.
  • 40.000 tons/year capacity expansion completed in the hydrochloric acid plant.

2016

  • Ak-Kim has entered the advanced water purification sector by investing in ultrafiltration membrane module.

2015

  • Ak-Kim acquired 100% shares of Akcoat.

2014

  • Akferal acquired aluminum sulfate plants of Dostel Kimya.

2013

  • R&D Center title got granted by the Ministry of Industry and Technology.
  • Ak-Kim established a joint venture company named Akferal with Feralco which is Europe's 2nd largest water chemicals producer.

2007

  • Ak-Kim started to produce concrete admixtures.
  • Ak-Kim signed the United Nations Global Compact.

2006

  • Ak-Kim started to produce sodium percarbonate.

2005

  • Ak-Kim started to produce pulp&paper chemicals.

2002

  • Ak-Kim started to export the know-how which was generated through its own engineering activities.

1998

  • Ak-Kim started to produce hydrogen peroxide.

1993

  • Ak-Kim became one of the first Turkish company who signed the Responsible Care Programme.

1992

  • Chlor alkali facility started production with 60.000 tons/year capacity.

1989

  • Ak-Kim started to produce methylamines.

1988

  • Ak-Kim started to produce textile chemicals.

1981

  • Ak-Kim started to produce persulphates.

1977

  • Ak-Kim Kimya was established and started sulphur dioxide production with 1.000 tons/year capacity.