Akteks Acrylic Yarn Industry and Trade Inc. started producing acrylic carpet yarn in 1984 in the Gaziantep Organized Industrial Zone, with a capacity of 1,600 tons/year, a closed area of 3,000 sqm, and 160 employees.
With its powerful capital structure, state-of-the-art technology, unique products, dedication to constant innovation, and reliable corporate image, Akteks aims to contribute to
the welfare and economic power of both its birthplace and Turkey.
Always expanding its product portfolio based on its commitment to customer satisfaction, and never compromising product quality, Akteks keeps up with the latest developments in technology, and constantly improves its machine park, manufacturing area, product range, and annual production capacity. Akteks continually focuses on achieving maximum productivity, providing its customers the best quality services in the most accurate and prompt way.
A leader in acrylic industry today, Akteks has led the industrial development and growth in Gaziantep. That is to say, Akteks has been a pioneer on both local and global levels within the acrylic industry by always being the first to offer the latest innovations. Earning a high credibility in the market not only with the value it sets on people and knowledge, but also with its quality-based and innovative service approach, Akteks founded a plant in Halab in 2002, becoming the first foreign and Turkish investor in Syria.
Based on the annual survey carried out by the Research Department of Istanbul Chamber of Industry, Akteks is among Turkey’s 500 Leading Industrial Companies.
A Leader in Investment and Export
In 1992, Akteks moved from carpet yarn manufacturing to knitting yarn manufacturing, putting more emphasis on the production of wool and synthetic mixtures and fancy yarn in the knitting industry. With its investments in 1996, the company continued its operations in the carpet industry in two fields, one being the BCF carpet yarn and the other knitting yarn.
Further investments by Akteks reinforced its position in the industry:
• Investment in the energy industry in 2001
• Investment in the knitting yarn industry of Halab, Syria in 2002
• Investment in the acrylic fiber facility in Ceyhan Yumurtalık Free Zone in 2003
• Investment in the existing yarn facility in Gaziantep in 2003
Today Akteks exports its products to several countries including Germany, Denmark, Italy, Belgium, France, Great Britain, the Netherlands, Greece, Romania, Hungary, Poland, Iran, Syria, Egypt, Lebanon, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Morocco, Algeria, Japan, the USA, Canada, Russia and White Russia.