AVON, OH – Advanced Polymer Coatings Inc. (APC) has appointed Smart Marine to serve as its MarineLINE® sales and marketing representative in Azerbaijan.

As APC continues to grow its worldwide presence in the high-performance coatings market, this entry into the country of Azerbaijan will present an excellent opportunity to talk with the many tanker shipping companies operating in the Caspian basin.

Smart Marine was established in January 2020 by merging together several well-known and established companies of the founders, Arti Denizcilik and Intelligent Design. Today, there are four equal partners that own and operate the company, Ayhan Yildizel, Ozgur Cagin, Orhan Demirburan, and Korhan Demirburan.

According to Yildizel, “Smart Marine started its operations to offer sustainable, rapid and qualified services and solutions in the Caspian basin area, by unifying of resources of Intelligent Design, which has been working in Azerbaijan since 2005, and Arti Denizcilik, which has been in the maritime industry since 2001 working in Istanbul. At this time, we will be working to present the MarineLINE tank coating system to our customers in Azerbaijan.”

Yildizel added that the company represents 21 companies from Europe, the United States and Turkey.