POLITEM was established in 2006 on the foundation of former family business in textile fiber manufacturing in order to produce PA feedstocks by using post-industrial textile wastes. While continuing its journey as being reliable recycled material supplier in both domestic and export markets, its trading channel also expanded by being local distributor of highly reputable global chemical companies within years.
Through a visionary strategy in order to be a fully integrated sustainable compound manufacturer, the desicion to invest in the production of engineering plastic compounds took place at the end of 2013. Thereby a challenging journey started at the new factory located in Çerkezköy- Tekirdağ in 2015.
The production capacity being 18000 tons/year in 2015 has increased incrementally year by year. Following the annual volume of 30000 tons/year reached in 2018, POLITEM has turned into a changemaker company providing service through three main business channels, namely recycling, compounding and trading, in its 12000 square meters of facility with 60,000 tons/year production capacity by 2021.
Along with our new investments in production lines with a capacity of 15000 tons/year dedicated to PP compounding specifically, we also aim to increase our existing PP market share by the beginning of 2022.
With the strong expertise of our team, we lead numerous projects ranging from standard commercial products to customized compounding & applications so as to meet the requirements of diverse industrial sectors.
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As POLITEM, we aim to add value and movement to plastics believing that transformation of plastics by recycling and up valuing them by compounding are essentials to create a sustainable circular ecosystem. Another important aspect accompanying this goal is to ensure the quality at every stage of our production certainly. Accordingly, we are very proud to declare that all POLITEM recycled products are certified by the Global Recycled Standard (GRS) which enables to track and verify the content of recycled materials in a final product.
POLITEM Laboratory equipped with high-technology instruments has a comprehensive range of testing capabilities. We utilize a variety of methods in order to analyze all significant material properties including physical, thermal, mechanical and flammability. In accordance with the objective to align with IATF 16949, we continuously expand and improve our testing facilities.
Our R&D team has considerable expertise in compounding and offers a broad range of innovative solutions in order to meet technical demands arising from dynamic global market conditions. With its highly experienced team members, state-of-the-art laboratory equipments and dedicated pilot production line, it successfully manages a series of projects ranging from commercial to customized products & applications.