İLKALEM, established in 1957 in İstanbul has been carrying on its activities with developing quality understanding as the leading company of industrial chemicals sector. Under the brand name of İLKESTER, İlkalem produces unsaturated polyester resins, vinyl ester resins, gelcoats, pigment pastes, PVA based adhesives, varnishes, polyurethane parquet adhesives and polyester auxiliary materials.

İlkalem Tuzla Plant with total 3200 tons/month production capacity is the solution partner of companies taking place in construction, automotive, marine-boat, defense, energy and agriculture sectors. Polyester resins, epoxy vinylester resins, gelcoats, coloured gelcoats, pigment paste series, bonding pastes and PVA based adhesives are formulated in its own R&D Labs.

As of 2018, İlkalem started up its second plant in Sakarya Arifiye district and increased the total production capacity up to 5500 tons/month.

İLKALEM with advanced technology production and R&D activites, customer focused wide range of products and specialized team is operating with the scope of TS EN ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System has documented its quality in domestic and international markets with TSE, Lloyd’s and fire retardancy certificates.



As a leading company in the composite sector, which has been producing industrial chemical raw materials since 1957, by determining the environmental aspects and effects that arise while carrying out our activities,

  • To eliminate or minimize the damage to the environment caused by these effects,
  • To ensure continuity by meeting customer demands at the highest level in line with national and international standards, in accordance with legal regulations,
  • To use natural resources efficiently by protecting the environment and to keep the wastes generated as a result of the activities under control,
  • To develop environmentally friendly products by creating environmental awareness in our customers, suppliers and other interested parties, especially our employees,
  • To save money by minimizing the consumption of energy and other natural resources,
  • To comply with TS EN ISO 14001:2015 environmental management system requirements and to ensure its sustainability by continuously improving its effectiveness.


Our aim is to make our brand the first preferred brand in the sector by gaining the rightful trust of our customers with the principle of "Our quality is the assurance of your quality" in all matters such as price, deadline, technical support, logistics, with our product and service quality in a strong competitive environment at home and abroad.


To be the market leader in the production of industrial chemicals used in many sectors such as maritime, automotive, aviation, defense, agriculture, food, electrical-electronics, construction, furniture, textile, paint, wood, stationery by following the developments in the sector closely, without compromising our quality; To be their solution partner by fulfilling the demands of our customers at the highest level with our experienced employees and using equipment suitable for today's technology, with our sensitivity to quality and the environment.



While offering products and services in domestic and foreign markets as a leading company in the composite industry, which has been producing industrial chemical raw materials since 1957;

  •  To ensure continuity by meeting customer demands at the highest level in line with national and international standards, in accordance with legal regulations,
  • Doing everything we do at the first time, on time and constantly doing it correctly,
  • To maximize efficiency by minimizing errors and losses that may occur during production,
  • To maintain our position as the leading company in our sector by constantly improving our production technology and processes,
  • With the awareness that quality production is the responsibility of all of us, to ensure that the quality standards management is adopted and supported by the employees within the company,
  • To train conscious and qualified personnel by providing in-house and sector-oriented trainings in order to increase the knowledge and experience of the employees,
  • To ensure the motivation of the employees at the highest level with support and activities,
  • To keep our relations with our suppliers at the highest level without sacrificing quality in any way, by working in cooperation with the company policy,
  • To comply with the quality management system conditions and to ensure its sustainability by continuously improving its effectiveness,
  • While performing all these activities, it is to ensure that it is sensitive to the environment by fulfilling the occupational health and safety requirements. The importance we attach to quality will be the key to our success in the long run. This success will continue with the contributions of all İLKALEM A.Ş. employees.