Turkish PU systems producer starts operations at production site in Dà¼czePU systems producer Kimteks Polià¼retan
(Kimpur, Istanbul, Turkey; www.kimpur.com
) has commissioned the first elements of the production lines at its new production site in Dà¼cze, Turkey. Primarily, these are the polyurethane systems that constitute the first phase of the expansion
CEO Cavidan Karaca (centre) commissioned the first mixing plants at the Dà¼cze site (Photo: Kimpur)
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 CEOÂ Cavidan Karaca
, the material will be exported as well as supplied to the domestic market.Â Related: Kimpur sales more than double
There was not enough space to expand Kimpurâ??s main plant in Gebze, which has a capacity of 120,000 t/y, so the company began to consider Dà¼cze 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.Â 14.08.2023 Plasteurope.com [253393-0]