DowAksa is a fully integrated provider of carbon fiber and composite material solutions for today’s energy, infrastructure, transportation, defense and aerospace markets. The 50:50 joint venture was formed in 2012, combining the strengths of two world class companies, The Dow Chemical Company, a global leader in providing materials science solutions, and Aksa, the number one producer of acrylic fibers. DowAksa is the first and only manufacturer of carbon fiber in Turkey.

Very strong and lightweight, carbon fiber is a highly strategic material offering innovative solutions, involving efficient usage of resources, to the world’s primary problems like increasing efficiency of wind turbines, reducing fuel consumption in vehicles, and strengthening infrastructure and structures against earthquakes.