About Us

Founded in 1960 as a family business Elkay, today is the leading producer of glues, adhesives, chemical anchors, polyester car putties and stone surface care, floor treatment products.

In 1975, Elkay has produced Turkey’s first marble and natural stone with GRANIT brand. Keeping innovation at the heart of its corporate culture and standing upon R&D studies, Elkay has added up to 150 new and patented products to its range.

Providing high quality products and services to its customers for over 50 years of experience, Elkay maintains its leadership in Turkey while exporting its products worldwide.

History
1960

Our journey began with 27 years old Eliya Marko Baruh who has been trading chemical raw materials with his partner under the name of ELKAY TRADING. At first the trade was limited to polyester and similar raw materials only.

1975

Founded its plant in İstanbul, Kagithane.

1976

Started the production of Turkey’s first marble and stone adhesive with the name of GRANIT in local market. Started producing waxes for natural stones.

1991

Moved to its plant in Kemerburgaz, Istanbul.

1995

Started to export its products.  First export has been made to USA and Singapore. Participated first international marble fair in Carrara, Italy.

1998

Continued to its commercial life/career as Elkay Chemicals Co and Tr Inc.

1999

Moved to its plant in Pelitli,Gebze.

2001

Entered the Epoxy industry.

2005

Started to produce Sealers and Protection chemicals with  MAXISEAL VH72 which is Turkey’s first nanotechnological naturalstone sealer. Export reached to 25 countries.

2009

Entered the natural stone cleaning industry.

2010

Celebrated its 50th year.

2011

Entered the construction chemicals industry by producing chemical anchorage. Doubled the number of exporting countries and the export exceeded 50 countries.

2013

Produced Turkey’s first quartz stone adhesive. Entered nanotechnology fabric protection industry. Dry-Forever products took place in the retail market. On April, an unfortunate disaster happened and its production facility burned out.

2014

Moved to the new factory in Cayirova, Kocaeli and started a new production line and machinery investments. Ranked 6th in the category of adhesives and glues on IMMIB list. Exports exceeded 56 countries.  Entered the automotive chemicals industry.

2015

Preparations to start production in India’s Gujarat factory.

2016

Following the completion of extended R&D studies, the miracle product Eliogard is introduced to the market.

2017

 Improved together with Belenco,  STY42 Quartz Stone Adhesive took its place in selected warehouses.

2018 - 2019

Hybrid polimerler ve yapıştırıcılar konusunda AR&GE çalışmalarına başlandı.

2020 - 2021

COVID 19 ile Mücadele de, Elkay, Çalışanlarını ve yakınlarını mümkün olan en üst düzeyde salgından uzak tutulmaya çalışıldı.Düzenli eğitimle farkındalık yaratımı, fabrika içi mekanların ve havalandırmaların sterilizasyonu ile %2 + vaka, 0 Vefat. * 2019 yıllarında başlatılan Epoksi Akrilat yapıştırıcılar konusunda başlatılan AR&GE çalışmalarına devam edildi.