Exclusive Agreement with the European Defoamer Specialists | 2017
Signs an exclusive agreement with PMC OUVRIE for promoting, distributing and selling of defoamers in building, mining, metalworking, detergency and polymerisation industries in Turkey, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Georgia, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Krgyzstan, Kazakhstan and Tadzhikistan.
Agrana : The Giant Step in Starch Ethers | 2017
Signs a contract with Agrana for sales of Amitrolit series of starch ether products.
Titanium dioxide for inks with Billions Europe | 2016
Signs an exclusive agreement with Billions Europe Ltd. for promoting, distributing and selling TR-52 in Turkey.
The new product group: Aliphatic Isocyanates | 2016
Signs exclusive distributor agreement with Wanhua Chemical Group for HDI monomers, HDI biures, HDI trimers, HMDI ve IPDI aliphatic isocyanates.
The signing of new distributorship agreement | 2016
Signs exclusive agreement with Trimer for selling, distributing and promoting HEUR and HASE polyurethane thickeners in Turkey, Balkans, Caucaus, Iran, Middle Asia and Russia markets.
The new product group : TDI based aromatic isocyanates | 2016
Signs the first agreement of the new year with Umax for selling, promoting and distributing TDI based aromatic isocyanates.
Celocell Cellulose Ethers | 2016
Takes over the right of selling, distributing and promoting “Celocell” cellulose products.
Lasting solution to binder need | 2015
Signs distributorship agreement with Kemiteks for selling styrene acrylic, pure acrylic and other products.
The extention of product range with polyester resins | 2015
Signs exclusive distributor agreement with KHUA for selling, promoting and distributing hybrid, TGIC, primid ve polyurethane based polyester resins in Turkey, Russia and CIS countries.
Happy "Silver Anniversary" | 2015
Gunkem looks back its 25-year-successful history and feel right proud of providing the best solutions!
The New Headquarter | 2013
Moves to new office building in Istanbul/Atasehir with continously developing team.
Here for the best! | 2012
The promotional activity, “Here for the best”, of Gunkem meets customers, suppliers and industry represantatives in Turkey and in the whole World.
Newness in Redispersible Powder Polymers | 2011
Signs exclusive agreement with Hexion (former Momentive) for selling, promoting and distributing redispersible latex powders and additves for construction industry.
Extension of product range | 2010
Sings agreement with Perstorp for selling, promoting and distributing isocyanates and speciality products.
The newness in biocides | 2010
For selling of biocides, the agreement is signed between Lanxess and Gunkem.
The signing of new distributorship agreement | 2010
Signs exclusive agreement with Henan Billions for selling, promoting and distributing Titanium Dioxide products.
The new distributorship agreement | 2010
Signs contract with BASF for selling of dispersion products in Turkey and Middle Asia.
The new partnership | 2008
Owns the exclusive rights of selling Yillong Chemical Group’s products in Blanc Fixe, Optisil and Bentogel.
The sales of Silicon products | 2008
Signs contract with Graf for sales of silicone products.
Continuosly growth in CIS countries | 2008
Opens a warehouse in Uzbekistan/Tashkent to create more effective solutions in the region.
The merger of Gunkem and Simya | 2008
Gathers under a single roof all subsidiaries in Turkey. Gunkem and Simya moves to new office and warehouse facilities in Istanbul/Tuzla.
The new agreement | 2007
Signs agreement with Gemme for sales of products in Turkey, Europe and CIS countries.
Increasing in market share | 2006
“Paint and Construction Departments” continue to grow in Middle Asia and a sales team is established in Azerbaijan.
The new products, the new industries | 2006
Starts to sell Rhodia’ s powder polymers.
The signing of new exclusive agreement | 2005
Signs exclusive agreement with Lomon for selling, promoting and distributing of titanium dioxide products.
Continously growth in CIS countries | 2004
Takes decision to ramp up activities in CIS countries. Accordingly establishes office and warehouse in Kazakhstan/Almaty to find more efficient and faster solutions.
Headquarter moves | 2003
Moves to new facilities in Istanbul/Kozyatagi.
Moving of warehouses | 2000
Warehouse facilities move to new campus in Istanbul/Dudullu DES Sanayi Sitesi.
The signing of new agreements with new suppliers | 1999
IQE and Monomeros enters Turkey market with Gunkem.
The addition of biocides to range of product and new agreements | 1997
Signs agency agreement with Pogiven for sales of biocides. The growth of product range continues with new agreements with Ineos, Drew and ADM.
The continuation of growth of product range | 1994
Signs distributorship agreements with World’s leading companies like Hercules and Servo.
The extension of product range with titanium dioxide | 1992
Adds Sachtleben’s titanium dioxide products to product range.
Founding of Gunkem | 1990
Gunkem is founded by Yildiz family and starts to sell paint chemicals and raw materials to customers in Turkey.