YEAR ESTABLISHED: 1988
REVENUE: $415 million
• Architectural coatings • Adhesives
• Industrial coatings
• Thermal insulation • Wood coatings
Gozde Akpinar , chairman of the board; Tayfun Kucukoglu, board member and GM; finance; Mert Erdog, VP supply chain.
Betek Boya ve Kimya Sanayi AS, whose name is the combination of the first syllables of the Turkish words “Beton” (concrete) and “Teknoloji” (technology), was founded in 1988. Betek entered the decorative paints industry in 1993 through its technological cooperation with DAW. Betek was the first Turkish paint company that commenced production with a European partner. Betek has been the market leader in the industry with its multi-brand strategy which is being delivered to more than 5,000 retail outlets. The company currently has 1,000 employees. Betek has a technology center founded in 2008. RMI, Scientific Research Center tests and certifies products in the fields of decorative paint and thermal insulation products. Betek has been adopting environmental protection and health standards of European Community since 1993 for all the products manufactured.