TURIN, Italy — Inkmaker Group has nominated Odak Kimya as its exclusive agent and distributor for Turkey. Gianluca Incerti, Commercial Director of Inkmaker Group, formalize the contract on April 23, 2020, with Ayla Çuhadaroğlu, founder and General Manager of Odak Kimya Ltd.
“We are very pleased with the nomination of sole agent for Turkey. It is a great advantage to both parties; the Inkmaker Group is a global technology leader with a strong portfolio of recognized brands that are highly regarded for the precision and quality of their hardware and of course for Inkmaker’s leading software. Additionally, with the group’s recent acquisitions of Rexson, Vale-tech and Tecnopails and through their loyal industry partners — IEC, IEC+ and GFC Chimica — the Group packs a powerful punch of variety and cross-knowledge, truly a total-process engineering provider. With Odak’s market intelligence, resources and network, we are well positioned to elevate Inkmaker Group’s standing in the Turkish industrial arena, even in these globally challenging times,” said Çuhadaroğlu.
Odak Kimya was founded in 1998 to provide color management solutions. Initially offering color-measuring devices to leading global brands in the paint, plastic and automotive industries, it soon expanded its product range to include leading brands that could complement each other. Today, Odak ranks among Turkey’s premier distributors, with offices in the Anatolian and European areas of Istanbul and in Adana city.
The exclusivity grants Odak Kimya total rights to represent the Inkmaker Group and its brands in Turkey in the paint and coating, water-based and solvent-based liquid ink, textile and dye-house market, inclusive of laboratory equipment.
“Odak Kimya is one of Turkey’s leading industry distributors, representing many of the world’s top brands, with a significant network and knowledge of the market. The group has full confidence that this partnership will accelerate growth opportunities for us within the region,” said Christophe Rizzo, CEO EMEA/Americas, Inkmaker Group.