AKPA Kimya Organic Peroxides and Initiators is investing $2.6 million in a new distribution and warehousing facility in Allendale County expected to create 13 jobs.
AKPA Kimya, founded in 1997 in Istanbul, specializes in the production of organic peroxide, initiator, accelerator and paint dryers used in the composite, petrochemical and paint sectors. The company supplies customers in North America, Asia, Europe and the Middle East.
The new facility, located at 122 Innovation Drive in Fairfax, is expected to be operational in the second quarter of this year.
“We are excited about our new facility in Allendale County. At AKPA Kimya Organic Peroxides and Initiators, we are always delighted to work with the community,” said company president Kemal Darcan in a news release. “We hope that this facility is the first of many investments that will help both the company and community thrive.”