Founded in 1952 by the late Raif Dinçkök, and with deep knowhow spanning 68 years, Akkök Holding ranks among the most well established industrial groups in Turkey. The Group conducts operations in the fields of chemicals, energy and real estate, with 20 commercial and industrial enterprises, one of which is overseas, and with 19 production plants. By closely following the trends in the world’s markets and in its operating industries, Akkök Holding aims to catch up with the global competition, and achieve world-class standards together with all the companies under its roof.
Aksa Akrilik Kimya Sanayi A.Ş. was founded in Yalova to meet the requirements for acrylic fiber in Turkey in 1968, and started production in 1971 with an annual capacity of 5000 tons. Becoming the largest acrylic fiber producer in the world with its investments and innovations, Aksa is a world giant with approximately 300 customers in 50 cities on 5 continents. With 1200 employees, a production area of 502,000 square meters, and annual capacity of 330,000 tons, it is the largest acrylic fiber producer in the world and the only producer in Turkey. Thanks to its wide product range, Aksa supplies textile and technical textile raw materials to a wide range of fields, from carpet to upholstery, from sweater to socks, from yarn to hand knitting, from velvet to rugs, blankets, awnings and industrial filters.
DowAksa was established in 2012 as a joint venture of the Dow Chemical Company and Aksa Acrylic San A.Ş., with the aim of providing a wide range of products and technical services to the global composites industry, whose raw material is carbon fiber. Thanks to Dow’s knowledge and experience in resins, and Aksa’s infrastructure, which allows for growth, today DowAksa is one of the strongest companies vying for leadership in the production of carbon fiber and carbon fiber intermediate materials market. Moreover, DowAksa is the first and only Turkish company in the carbon fiber industry. DowAksa provides carbon fiber composite solutions to industrial sectors, namely the energy, transportation, defense and infrastructure sectors.
Turkey’s leading chemicals manufacturer, Ak-Kim was established in Yalova in 1977 and has expanded its production activities in the past 42 years in many different areas. It is a chemical company serving its customers with a wide range of products covering chlorine alkali and its derivatives, peroxides, methylamines, persulfates, bisulfites, textile auxiliaries, paper and water treatment chemicals, concrete additives and plastic additives with exports to six continents.
Turkey’s leading chemicals manufacturer, Ak-Kim was established in Yalova in 1977 and has expanded its production activities in the past 43 years in many different areas. It is a chemical company serving its customers with a wide range of products covering chlorine alkali and its derivatives, peroxides, methylamines, persulfates, bisulfites, textile auxiliaries, paper and water treatment chemicals, concrete additives and plastic additives with exports to six continents. The company, which is the market leader in many products in basic chemicals and performance chemicals, provides services to the cleaning, chemistry, textile, paper, water treatment, food, metal, pesticide, energy, building, mining, plastic and construction sectors.
Akcoat, which started frit production in 1979 with the strong vision of Akkök Holding, continues to produce in 5 main groups: enamel, ceramic, non-stick and decorative coatings, pigment and glass. With its product groups and “advanced chemical coating material products”, it is the solution partner of global brands, each of which is a leader in its field, in various sectors such as white goods, ceramic tiles, home and kitchenware as well as the glass industry. As a preferred brand in 6 continents and 65 countries, it has production facilities in Spain and operates with regional offices and subsidiaries in the USA, Mexico and China. With an annual production capacity of approximately 142,000 tons and exports of up to USD 50 million, it adds a strategic value to Turkey’s economy and it holds the sector’s export championship for 12 consecutive years. Akcoat is taking firm steps to strengthen its leadership by putting its focus on R&D, digitalization and innovation next year and realizes its new investments in this direction. It aims to achieve world leadership by raising its exports to USD 100 million within 5 years.
Akiş REIT, one of the companies of Akkök Holding in the real estate sector, realizes projects that raise the quality of life in the regions where it operates. The Company successfully operates the Akbatı and Akasya Shopping Center projects, and carries out street retail projects on Bağdat Street as an alternative to the company’s shopping center investments. Akiş REIT made its first cooperation in street retail with Beymen for the Uşaklıgil Apartment, and the store was open for visitors as of September 2017. In 2018, it made its first overseas breakthrough with the investment it made in a housing project developed in the UK. In addition to being a participant in the UN Global Compact, the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative, Akiş REIT has the highest Corporate Governance Rating among the companies listed on Borsa Istanbul in its sector. Akiş REIT also contributes to operational and financial sustainability by integrating the near future into business models by investing in new technologies and companies within the scope of the “Innovate21st Investment and Acceleration Program” for initiatives that offer digital solutions in the retail field, of which it is one of its supporters.
KidZania, established in 2014 on an area of 10 thousand m2 in Akasya Shopping Mall, is a country of children operating in 27 cities in 20 countries. KidZania Istanbul offers learning services for families with children while having fun. It is a real city with more than 120 roles in 67 different activity areas with its bank, supermarket, fire station, hospital, earthquake simulation center,courier, stadium, streets and square. KidZania Istanbul is a special place where children between the ages of 0-14 are able to experience different professions, socialize with their peers, and expand their competence in many areas from financial literacy to social skills. KidZania supports the development of children’s values such as responsibility, respect, solidarity, harmony, self-confidence, awareness and tolerance.
Akmerkez, on the other hand, has been both the address for pleasant experiences and one of the city’s favorite meeting points, with its exclusive brands, shopping, entertainment and food and beverage areas, which have been within its structure since 1993. Adding dynamism to the social life of the city, Akmerkez continues to add value to the lives of its guests with its award winning project “Agriculture on the Terrace”, which proves that a sustainable life is possible in the city, and its services such as THY Miniport, click & collect, shopping delivery, cloakroom and trust, which it has renewed according to current needs. World Award in 1996 presented by the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), Akmerkez improves itself constantly with projects adding value to city life.
Starting its activities as an auto-producer group in the Akkök Group of Companies in 1989, Akenerji has been operating as an independent power generation company since 2005. with the 50-50 strategic partnership of Akkök Holding and CEZ, the Company has installed power of 1,224 MW.
Providing electricity supply services with the strategic partnership of Akkök Holding and the CEZ Group and authorized by EMRA, Sepaş Enerji is the official electricity supplier of Bolu, Düzce, Kocaeli and Sakarya regions. In addition to being the Supply Company in Charge, the Company provides power supply services to some 4 million people, as well as all major industrial, health care and the public sector organizations in the whole of Turkey.
Sakarya Electricity Distribution (SEDAŞ) provides energy distribution services to 1.9 million consumers in 5 separate regional directorates in Sakarya, Kocaeli, Bolu, Düzce and Gebze and a total of 21 operation centers affiliated to these regional directorates. As of the end of 2020, SEDAŞ’s total electricity distributed in the operating region covering East Marmara stands at 9.6 billion kWh.
Aktek was established in 2007 with the aim of guiding its customers, especially the Akkök group, by providing added value in the field of information technologies, to conduct feasibility studies, to come up with projects and to help them realize these projects economically and efficiently. According to the research on the “IT 500” list, Aktek ranked 133th in 2019 and 15th in System Integrator Services.
Since 1976, Dinkal Insurance (Dinkal Sigorta) successfully meets the needs and expectations of its customers and is among the preferred companies of the insurance industry with its privileged service approach. The company is among Turkey’s respected industry players within the AKKÖK group.
Akkök Holding has more than 5,000 employees today. Within the scope of Employer Brand work, we are also expanding our values through external activities while simultaneously strengthening them internally.