Scala Chemicals Ltd. is a company established by three partners in July 2020 who have a vast experience in surface coatings and different sectors, cookware being the most eminent one for nearly three decades.
Together with the sister company Tugra Kimya, Scala is a key player in the Turkish market supplying both water based and solvent based coating material to the leading cookware manufacturers and targeting other sectors in the near future.
Scala Chemicals has a vast supplier base from all over the world and in Turkey in order to reach the highest quality with the most affordable prices. The research and development is an ongoing process in the company to ensure the optimum quality desired by the customers and in line with international norms and regulations.
The goal of the company is to become an important manufacturer also on the international level with the strength that it gets from the Turkish market which has become a significant player in the production of aluminium cookware with more than 100 factories all over the country.
Who We Are
In 1995, Gorkem Isik started working in the Polaroid firm in the photography industry where he had been the sales manager of Turkey for 7 years.
In 2003 he was appointed the regional export manager in Bialetti, the biggest aluminum kitchenware producer in Italy at that time and then he continued his career with his own brokerage consulting firm. Also, in the meantime he has taken the Turkey representation of some companies in Italy.
Between 2015-2020 he obtained distributorship from the Italian Firm, Deko, as an executive in Spectrum A.S.
After her graduation from Yildiz Technical University in 1992 as Chemical Engineer, Dilek Ataer Altiparmak began working in Keskin Kimya, an enamel frit manufacturing firm, while doing her masters degree in the same university she graduated from.
In 1997 she started producing and selling metal surface chemicals with her own firm Tuğra Kimyevi Maddeler San.Tic.Ltd.Şti. and between 1997-1999 she consulted for Gizem Frit, one of the leading firms in the country, for electrostatic enamel sales.
She was one of the partners of Kimyasal Net San.Tic.Ltd.Şti., which was active between 2007-2012.
Since 2012 she started doing R&D work with Jak Mesulam for ceramic coating and PTFE, which is a ‘non-stick’ coating used for producing kitchen staff.
Between 2015-2020 she was the executive of Spectrum A.Ş with Gorkem Isik.
From 2009 to 2019 she has been an expert in the sector and was selected as the vice-president of Chemistry Committee of Istanbul Chamber of Commerce. In 2016 she was awarded by IWEC(International Women’s Entrepreneurial Challenge) with the International Women Entrepreneur Award.
Jak Mesulam (Can Meseli), graduated from Bogazici University in 1996 as Chemical Engineer.
Between 1996-2004 he participated in R&D works and quality control department for Akan Kimya A.S. In parallel to ISO 9001, QS-9000 systems he also worked on such topics as conversion coatings of metals, sulfonation of base oils, rubber baking ambient salts, vulcanization agent fine sulfurs. Between 2004-2012, as the executive of his own company Kimyasal Net Ltd., he provided the supply of approximately 100 different chemicals on the B2B platform by combining chemistry, logistics and IT systems.
After he gave application services and did consultancy to some companies in Auto Care & Cleaning Sector between 2012-2014, he went to the United States to do various works for 2 years (2014-2016). Since then he has been doing R&D and producing miscellaneous chemicals as a part of Tugra Kimyevi Maddeler San. Tic. Ltd. Sti. and Scala Kimya, respectively from 2016 and 2020.