Ar-Tu Kimya Sanayi ve Ticaret A.S. was founded in 1983 as a family company. It has various activities in different sectors. They are marketing, finishing and tanning chemicals since 1989. After 1998 AR-TU Kimya started to market valonia extract (valex), which is only produced in Turkey. We increase our intensity on marketing valex both locally and internationally. The main activity of AR-TU Kimya is the production of tanning materials based on natural tanning. Valonia extract, "valex" which is a natural tanning is solely founded in Turkey. The plant is designed for specialized production of highest quality stated in valonia extract with a capacity of 9,000 tons/year. The production is 80% exported to several countries including Italy, France, Germany, Mexico and Brazil. There are trials in order to produce natural tanning blends currently.Regarding the bioenergy activities, the Company produces pellets from the valonia residue. AR-TU Kimya currently employs 4 people in the production process and the estimated capacity of the installed pellet station stands at 5,000 tons per annum.As of 2016, the Company started to produce ''redpine bark extract'' with a current capacity of 200 tons/year. The production is already supplied to local and foreign markets.
Business Type: Manufacturer
Main Products:Red Pine Bark Extract, Acorn, Pellet, Valonia Extract, Sumach Powder
Total Employees: 11 – 50 People
Year Established:1983
Total Annual Revenue: US$2.5 Million – US$5 Million
Markets:Northern Europe 15.00%

Domestic Market 10.00%
Southern Europe 10.00%
Operational AddressKibris Sehitler Cad. 92/1 Alsancak, Izmir, Turkey

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