AYKiM is founded in 1994 by AYDIN ISHAKOGLU and started its technical and commercial services in Turkish Chemical Industry. AYKiM works as a solution partner and international gateway for many industries, mainly paint industry by uniting quality and reliability. AYKiM built the first coatings laboratory in Turkey to provide better services to its customers. Objective is to build technological knowledge network amongst customers, inform them about innovations and strengthen the local industry.
Since foundation, AYKiM introduced quality focused global companies to Turkish market and since 2001, started production of foam controlling agents with its own research and technological resources. On June 1st, 2012, to reach our customers in other chemicals related industries, AYKiM’s title has changed to AYKiM Industrial Chemicals, Inc.
Below are the primary objectives of AYKiM Industrial Chemicals, Inc.;
Quality on all operational aspects
On-Time after sales service
Maximum customer and employee satisfaction
Becoming a leading company with honest, continuously developing and dynamic management
AYKiM provides customized, high quality and innovative solutions with their experienced team and convey these services to entire Turkey 24h/7 with district representatives in Istanbul, Ankara and Izmir.
AYKiM’s Founder, AYDIN ISHAKOGLU’s principal of “Genuine business is honesty.” is the constant key to AYKiM’s success.
AYKiM = INSTANTLY = INNOVATIVE = SERVANT
Aydin Ishakoglu was born in 1957, in Istanbul and registered to population of Rize, Cayeli. He graduated from Austrian High School with an honorary degree. Afterwards, he graduated from Business Administration programme in Marmara University.
From age 15 to 37, he developed his knowledge by working in all positions at Ishakol Paint, which is the first paint factory in Turkey and he widened his vision by international training in various global paint and coatings factories. As he was devoted to paint industry, he influenced society with his passion for production and technical knowledge.
In 1994, he established AYKiM Chemicals, converted his knowledge into service and became a doyen within the industry. He dedicated his life to teach what he learned and innovations.
In 1997, he compiled his knowledge and wrote a book named “Raw Materials and Starter Recipes” to support industrial growth and entrepreneurs. This book is a first in Turkey, which is still continuously being updated and distributed to schools, factories, exposition visitors and any other related points.
On 14th April, 2007, Saturday morning when he was going to his beloved work, he passed away in a traffic accident at a very early and fruitful age. With his business ethics, honesty, friendship, debonairness and humanity, he will remain eternally in our memories and hearts.
We memorialize Aydin Ishakoglu with omnibenevolence, gratitude, love and respect.