The World’s Fiber from Aksa
Aksa Akrilik Kimya Sanayii A.Ş., a company of Akkök Holding, one of the established industrial groups of Turkey, was founded in 1968 in Yalova to meet Turkey’s need for acrylic fiber and started manufacture with a capacity of 5000 tons per year in 1971.
Becoming the world’s greatest producer of acrylic fiber with the investments it has made and the innovations it has introduced over the years, Aksa is now a global giant with approximately 300 customers in over 50 countries across 5 continents. With more than 1200 employees, Aksa is the world’s largest and Turkey’s only acrylic fiber producer with premises of 502 thousand square meters and a capacity of 352,000 tons per year.
Being the leader of its own sector with its success in production as well as the management systems, environmental practices and social responsibility projects implemented, Aksa supplies raw materials for textiles and technical textiles in many diverse areas ranging from carpets to upholsteries, sweaters to socks, silk to handwoven products, velvet to rugs, blankets, awning and industrial fibers due to its wide product range.
Broadening its new and special product portfolio each year with its innovative approach and having started the production of outdoor fibers as an addition to textile fibers in 2001, Aksa is also growing more and more assertive every day with respect to technical fibers with its products: flock tow, homopolymer and filament thread.
Aksa will continue to maintain its position as the global leader as it has for years, with its further increasing investment plans, new projects, new products and growing business volume.