Turkish PU systems producer starts operations at production site in Dücze
PU systems producer Kimteks Poliüretan (Kimpur, Istanbul, Turkey; has commissioned the first elements of the production lines at its new production site in Dücze, Turkey. Primarily, these are the polyurethane systems that constitute the first phase of the expansion

The total investment of just under EUR 15 mn includes a capacity of about 50,000 t/y for PU systems. In addition to this, there will be a recycling line with a nominal capacity of 5,000 t/y to process PET waste into polyester polyols and an EVA line with a nominal capacity of 10,000 t/y.

By the end of 2024, all plants are slated to be completed and in operation. According to Kimpur CEO Cavidan Karaca, the material will be exported as well as supplied to the domestic market. 

Related: Kimpur sales more than double

There was not enough space to expand Kimpur’s main plant in Gebze, which has a capacity of 120,000 t/y, so the company began to consider Dücze as a second location. According to the company, the additional production is a significant step towards the targeted 200,000 t/y total capacity.

Kimpur mixes ready-to-use systems for rigid and flexible PU foams for applications like shoe soles, household appliances, automotive construction, and playground impact protection surfacing. 
14.08.2023 [253393-0]
Published on 14.08.2023
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