1989 - 1995
1989 Aktas Dis Ticaret Ltd. Sti. was established.
Aktas Kimya Sanayi ve Ticaret A.S. was established.
Aktas Mumessillik Ticaret A.S. was established.
Agency and distributorship agreements were signed with manufacturers in ICI Group.
A distributorship agreement was signed with Union Carbide.
1996 - 2000
Ekin Kimya Ltd. Sti. joined Aktas.
Aktas Tank Terminal started operations.
A distributorship agreement was signed with Dow Chemical Company (DOW).
Ak-tas Dis Tic. A.S. was established.
2001 - 2005
The distribution began in Turkey of acetone and phenol products from the petrochemical facilities of CEPSA / ERTISA by means of JLM (US).
The distribution to Turkish markets began for toluene, styrene monomers, MEG, DEG and amines from the petrochemical facilities of LUKOIL, Bourgas/Bulgaria.
Products from the Rompetrol refinery began to be marketed.
2006 - 2010
A distributorship agreement was completed with Borealis Group.
The storage capacity of Ak-tas Tank Terminal was expanded.
WhiteChem S.A. was established.
2011 - 2019
Versalis (Eni) products (toluene and xylene) began to be distributed.
T Dinamik Enerji Sanayi ve Dis Ticaret A.S. was established.
Operations began at GEBKIM.
Tegnatia Enerji Uretim Sanayi ve Ticaret A.S. was established.
Ak-tas Dis Ticaret A.S. started Adana Yumurtalık Free Trade Zone Branch operations.
AKFA Tank Terminal went into operation.
A distributorship agreement was completed with Chevron Belgium NB.
A distributorship agreement was completed with Ineos Oxide.
Ak-tas entered Fortune 500 Turkey List with its solo financial results.
At the “2017 Istanbul Chemicals and Chemical Products Exporters’ Association (IKMIB) Export Stars Awards” ceremony, Ak-tas won the second place within the Organic Chemicals Export category.
On 18th January 2019, Ak-tas celebrated its 30th anniversary.
Acrylic Design Awards 2019 was organized by Lucite International and Ak-tas to celebrate the 26th year of their cooperation and to show this strategic partnership’s commitment to the Turkish market.
Sale of Ekin Kimya’s shares to Azelis SA has been completed
All shares of Tegnatia A.S. have been acquired
Tegnatia was incorporated in 2013 together with the Greece-based Egnatia Group and successfully carries out design, engineering and installation services of power plants that will generate electricity by using solar energy in the field of generation of electricity by using renewable resources that constitutes one of the strategic sectors of Turkey. Our 50% shareholding in Tegnatia has been increased to 100% upon the acquisition of all shares of Egnatia constituting the remaining 50%, on 7 January 2020.