Ravago, which started its production activities in Turkey in 2001, gathered all plastic raw material production companies in Turkey under Ravago Petrokimya A.Ş. Today, Ravago Petrokimya having its own R&D center, is among the most important plastic raw material producers in Europe, operating on a total area of 255.000 m² in its Taysad, Kocaeli and Aliaga, İzmir production facilities.
Our company, started its first production activities in Gebze, Kocaeli in 2001 in the field of Thermoplastic Elastomer business and started the production of Engineering Plastics in 2014. As of 2019, Ravago Petrokimya is the leading and highest technology production facility of Turkey and our group thanks to its industry 4.0 automation system integrated compounding plant in Aliaga / İzmir.
Ravago Petrokimya, which started the first activity of our group in the field of chemistry in 2012, has become Turkey's first and only Thermoplastic Polyurethane producer. Our company has added polyol and polyurethane system solutions to its product range in the polyurethane sector, which it entered with TPU production, with an acquisition made in 2013. Today, we produce both Thermoplastic Polyurethane and Polyurethane Systems under one roof in our TAYSAD facility.
With the global purchase we made in 2012, we are in the position of Turkey's first and largest and Europe's top 3 manufacturers in our Expandable Polystyrene Business Unit, where we operate in our Aliağa, İzmir facility.
In our R&D center, founded in 2017, with our technically experienced employees and vast knowledge, we also provide service to every special product request and solution to every kind of process improvement in addition to our wide product range that we have accessed. Our close cooperation with the leading OEMs and suppliers of the industries we have worked with, and our collaborations with universities enable us to take a position for the future.
Our ISO 9001:2000 certified production system, which we have established on meeting the needs of our customers in the most perfect way and on continuous development, has been reinforced with the ISO/TS 16949 certificate as our products are widely used in the automotive industry. We are preparing for the needs of the future with our continuous development projects of production technology, raw material resources and human resources, which are the real basis of the quality of our products and services. Our company, which always keeps the issue of compliance with the environment and specifications on its agenda, has documented its production process in accordance with ISO 14001 standards. With the same understanding, our products are formulated in accordance with REACH and ROHS directives