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Reichhold, Prosim and Ege Kimya Announce Strategic Collaboration in Turkey

By Tim Wright | February 22, 2006

Reichhold, Prosim and Ege Kimya have jointly announced the creation of a strategic alliance in Turkey in the fields of unsaturated polyester resins for composites applications and saturated polyester resins for powder coatings.

Reichhold and Prosim have jointly formed Reichhold Turkey which will market composites and powder coating resins in the Turkish market. Prosim has been involved in selling Reichhold products since 1999.

Reichhold Turkey has signed a manufacturing agreement with Ege Kimya to source these products. Ege Kimya will upgrade their resin manufacturing plant in Adapazari, Turkey to manufacture Reichhold products.

“Business development in rapid growth markets is very important for our future," said Doug Frey, Reichhold executive VP, global composites. "We are very excited about this new alliance with two local partners.” 

Semih Işçimenler, managing director of Prosim, commented, “Bringing Reichhold technology with local manufacturing to our customers will set new performance standards in the Turkish market.”

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