About Us

ILKALEM, established in 1957 in Istanbul has been carrying on its activities with developing quality understanding as the leading company of industrial chemicals sector. Under the brand name of ILKESTER, Ilkalem produces unsaturated polyester resins, vinyl ester resins, gelcoats, pigment pastes, PVA based adhesives, varnishes, polyurethane parquet adhesives and polyester auxiliary materials.
Owing to its high quality products, specialized personnel and research/development activities, the company has a good reputation in domestic and foreign markets. İLKALEM is the first UPR(unsaturated polyester resin) producer in Turkey.
With its continuous expansion and introduction of new products, the company has steadily grown to become one of the leaders in Turkish chemical industry. İLKALEM products play a key role in our hundreds of customers’ manufacturing process. Our success is based on understanding the needs of customers, product innovation, creative and effective marketing, organizational structure and people.
TSE and ISO 9001:2008 Quality Certificate accredited company produces around 250 different products as per the customer requirements.


In domestic and foreign competing markets, gaining the trust of our customers with the principle of “Our quality is the guarantee of your quality” and promoting our brand name to the first preferred level in the sector with our product and service quality.


By following up the improvements in the sector very closely, to be the market leader without compromising from our quality regarding the industrial chemicals being produced for marine, automotive, aviation, defense, agriculture, food, electric-electronic, construction, furniture, textile, paint, wood, stationery sectors. With our dynamic and well experienced team, using the high technology equipment and with the sensitivity to the environment providing the requirements of our customers at the highest level and booming their solution partner.