Arizona Chemical Selects Kale Kimya to Distribute Specialty Polymers in Turkey

Arizona Chemical, the world’s leading
biorefiner of pine-based materials, announced it has entered into an exclusive agreement with Kale Kimya to distribute the company’s unique line of bio-based specialty polymers in Turkey.

Under the agreement, which was effective January 1, 2012, Kale Kimya will offer
SYLVACLEAR™ and SYLVASOL™ and UNICLEAR™ polymers, Arizona
Chemical’s patented specialty products that provide a broad range of functionality in personal care applications. Kale Kimya will also offer SYLVAGEL™ specialty
polymeric gellants for home and industrial applications.

“This agreement with Kale Kimya opens up great opportunities for both companies,” said Tom Fontana, Director of Specialty Products for Arizona Chemical. “Kale Kimya is known for its customer focus and commitment to delivering quality products in a timely manner, which is why we are excited to enter into this agreement with them.” 

About Arizona Chemical

Arizona Chemical ( is the world’s leading bio-refiner of pine chemicals for the adhesives, tire and rubber, inks and coatings, lubricants, fuel additives, mining and oleochemicals markets. With more than 1,000 employees and state-of-the-art refineries in six countries on both sides of the Atlantic, Arizona Chemical provides sustainable raw materials to hundreds of companies and, in-turn, to millions of consumers all around the world. The company has headquarters offices in the U.S. in Jacksonville, Fla., and in the EU in Almere, The Netherlands.


Kale Kimya

Kale Kimya ( has for more than a quarter of a century been serving the Turkish chemical industry by providing superior technical and logistical services to its customers. The company strives to provide high quality products at affordable prices and provide unconditional customer service and technical innovation. In 2002, Kale Kimya was the first in Turkey to receive ISO 9001 quality certificate.

For additional information, contact:
Alison Abernathy,
Tel: +1 (904) 399-2957