Koramic Building Chemicals
In 1998, Koramic Building Chemicals was established in accordance with a 50-50% Partnership Agreement between Koramic Building Products S.A., a Belgium Company, and Eczacıbaşı Group, e.g. one of the largest groups of Turkey.
100% of shares in the company were transferred to Koramic Group pursuant to an agreement concluded in June 2011,and the new trade title of the company became Koramic Yapı Kimyasalları Sanayi ve Ticaret Anonim Şirketi
Objectives of the Company are to pioneer the development and production of new products for construction sector and building chemicals sector in Turkey; to make contributions to the maintenance of quality in sectoral products; and to produce systematic solutions in the field of appropriate use of these products.
Koramic Building Chemicals owns a factory in Bozüyük with an annual capacity of 100.000 tons, and another factory in Tarsus with an annual capacity of 160.000 tons, both being equipped with the most advanced technologies of Turkey and Europe, and thus has an overall annual production capacity of 160.000 tons for production of adhesive mortars, joint fillers, water insulation materials, self-adhesive alums, primer and plaster additives, post-application cleaning and maintenance products, repair and surface smoothing plasters, tile application tools, polyurethane- and epoxy-based ground coating and water insulation materials, and outer façade thermal insulation systems.
Koramic Building Chemicals serves the building sector with 122 different types of products including Cermix, which is to be introduced to Turkish market in 2011, in addition to VitrA Fix and VitrA Therm brands
The Group was established as the first ceramic tile manufacturer of Belgium in 1883; was renamed as KOCERAM in 1991; created new brands in construction sector between 1994 and 2002; grew by means of acquisitions globally; and, finally in 2005, converted into a holding organization operating in the fields of industry and finance under the name ‘Koramic Investment Group’
Since 1964, Koramic Building Products S.A., one of the Group Companies, has been manufacturing Cermix brand building chemicals, which are widely known and consumed in many European countries including France, Belgium, Holland, Sweden, Italy, and etc.
The fundamental objective of Koramic Building Chemicals in offering Cermix brand to Turkish professionals is to play an active role at markets of neighbor countries in addition to the introduction to Turkey of this brand which is already known and used widely at abroad.
With Cermix brand which includes a total of 58 products under three main product categories, it is aimed to make a significant contribution to the process of brandization in Turkey as well as in neighbor countries through offering of epoxy and polyurethane systems, ceramic adhesives, joint fillers and maintenance products, and outer façade insulation materials.
Koramic Building Chemicals draws interest by means of it approach of stabile quality and service network sustained for years both at abroad and in Turkey, and proves to be a company which offers quality and systematic solutions to construction sector. Being well aware of the importance of being close to customers in order to improve brand awareness and increase market share, and of the fact that the ability to offer quality at more affordable prices and in a faster manner is based on an appropriate manner of growth logistically, Koramic is in a fast process of establishing new manufacturing plants in 2012. With its experience of over 110 years in the global sector of building chemicals, and a successful history of 13 years in Turkish market, the Company aims to continue its way by increasing its investments in Turkey and neighbor countries, and to become the pioneer, leading, reliable, and innovative company of the sector.