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MILESTONES


• 02.1977: Boytek Collective Partnership is founded.
• 01.1978: Production of unsaturated polyester and alkyd resin begins in Yenibosna, İstanbul.
• 01.1978: The first alkyd resin is sold to Pasali Boya.
• 02.1979: BTV Kimya is designated as Adana distributor.
• 01.1982: The existing business entity is converted to a joint stock company as “Boytek Reçine Boya ve Kimya San. Tic. A.Ş.”
• 03.1982: Gelcoat manufacture begins.
• 02.1984: Kologlu Kimya is designated as Istanbul European side distributor.
• 06.1984: The first fiberglass import from ETEX, Yugoslavia begins.
• 02.1985: Alcan Tic. is designated as Istanbul Asian side distributor.
• 03.1985: Fiberglass import from Ohis begins.
• 03.1985: Boytek takes part in a trade fair for the first time at Izmir International Fair.
• 05.1985: The first export of unsaturated polyester resin to Europe begins.
• 06.1985: Boytek participates in Istanbul Chemical Fair.
• 04.1986: Construction of a new manufacturing facility in Yenibosna, Istanbul begins.
• 01.1987: Production begins at the new manufacturing facility. 
• 03.1989: Zeki Yavuz is designated as Bursa distributor.
• 02.1992: Boytek becomes the exclusive distributor of Vetrotex.
• 03.1992: Pigment paste manufacture begins.
• 04.1992: Ihsan Boya is designated as Ankara distributor.
• 05.1993: Istanbul Asian side distributor is changed to Maskim.
• 1992/1994: Export to Middle East and Central Asia begins.
• 05.1996: Boytek receives the CEVRETED prize with its wastewater treatment technology, presented by the ninth president of Turkey: Suleyman Demirel.
• 06.1996: Export to North Africa begins.
• 03.1997: Teknosan Tic. is designated as Izmir distributor.
• 05.1997: Construction of the second manufacturing facility begins in Cerkezkoy, Tekirdag.
• 08.1997: Boytek is ranked in Turkey’s Second Top 500 Industrial Enterprises for the first time.
• 01.1999: Production begins at the new manufacturing facility in Cerkezköy, Tekirdag.
• 03.1999: Boytek participates in JEC Composites Fair in Paris for the first time.
• 06.1999: Boytek receives ISO9001 Quality Management System Certificate.
• 04.2003: Vinyl ester production begins.
• 05.2003: Export to West Africa begins.
• 05.2004: Boytek begins distributing Dow Derakanevinyl ester resins.
• 02.2006: The first issue of Boytek’s Kompozit Dünyası journal is published.
• 02.2007: Kompozit Dunyasi web site opens.
• 05.2008: Boytek logo changes.
• 09.2008: Boytek participates in Composites Europe in Essen, Germany.
• 11.2008: Boytek starts complying with the REACH regulations.
• 05.2009: Boytek receives ISO 14001 Environmental Management System.
• 06.2009: Boytek ranks No. 428 on Fortune 500 Turkey.
• 07.2009: Boytek receives OHSAS 18001 Health and Safety Management System.
• 11.2009: Production begins at the new manufacturing facility in Tuzla, Istanbul.
• 04.2010: Boytek enters into a toll manufacturing and distribution agreement with Ashland.
• 05.2010: Boytek signs licensing agreement with Menzolit to produce high quality SMC-BMC in Cerkezkoy, Tekirdag facility.
• 07.2012: Start-up of hotel investment takes place in Yenibosna facility.
• 01.2013: Boytek signs distribution agreement with Samsung Staron.
• 04.2014: The first hotel investment, Gorrion Hotel Istanbul, opens.