AB ETIPRODUCTS OY, a subsidiary of Eti Maden IGM, a Turkish State owned Company, previously known as Eti Holding AS or Etibank, was established in 1982 in Helsinki, Finland.
Our parent company, Eti Maden IGM was established in 1935 and is the Turkey's biggest and oldest mining company, is mainly involved in mining, and metallurgical and chemical industries that are directly connected to its own mining operations. Although it is the producer of many different kinds of minerals and metallurgical and chemical products, it is famous for being the world's leading boron minerals and chemicals producer.
Ab Etiproducts Oy has several warehouses in the Baltic rim (in Sweden, Finland, Poland and Latvia).
Ab Etiproducts Oy has a subsidiary in Russia, Etiproducts Llc, which is responsible for Russian market. Etiproducts Llc has a stock place in Black Sea region (Azov).
The Headquarters of the company are located in Helsinki, Finland. Ab Etiproducts Oy is managing its international sales and distribution of boron products with a well-spread logistics network.
Turkey possesses roughly two thirds of the world's boron minerals reserves and is the largest exporter of these minerals. Borate production is concentrated in the western part of the country (Eskishehir, Balikesir, Kutahya and Bursa).
Turkey's boron operations are under control of Eti Maden IGM (former Eti Holding and Etibank), a state-owned company. As the largest single mining company in the country, Eti Maden IGM has been developing the country's natural resources since its establishment in 1935. Eti Maden IGM produces a range of boron minerals and refined products such as colemanite, ulexite, tincal, Etibor-48, borax decahydrate, anhydrous borax.
In 1982, Etibank and the Finnish mining and multimetal Outokumpu group established a joint-venture "Ab Etiproducts Oy" for marketing of Etibank's products on the Scandinavian market. In 1993 Outokumpu's share was transferred to Etimine SA, sister company of Ab Etiproducts Oy, responsible for the marketing of Turkish boron products in western Europe.
Ab Etiproducts Oy is the exclusive sales agent and distributor of Eti Maden IGM's Boron products. Since its establishment, Ab Etiproducts Oy has gained a reputation as a reliable and competitive supplier of boron products.
The company's exclusivity area for Turkish boron products presently covers Finland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Iceland, Poland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Germany, Ukraine, Moldova, South Africa, Côte d'Ivoire, Ghana, Kenya, Zimbabwe, Nigeria, Benin, Uganda, Tanzania and Ethiopia.
Besides to our exclusive area we may serve on non-exclusive basis for the countries and territories which are not exclusively served by other sales agents of Eti Maden IGM.