Make Wining Buy/Sell Decisions & Connections with ChemOrbis ChemOrbis enables plastics industry buyers, sellers and producers make winning buy/sell decisions and connections.
Serving 70,000 companies and 100,000 professionals since 2001, ChemOrbis' services; Market Information, Analysis Tools, Conferences and Buy/Sell Requests are designed to deliver its promises under highly volatile market conditions. Thanks to its offices located at spot markets, ChemOrbis covers Far & South East Asian, Italian, Turkish, Middle Eastern, North&West African and NorthWest European markets on a daily basis, providing up-to-date and accurate market reports, concise weekly analysis, price indexes and the most recent industry news. ChemOrbis provides a global marketplace where verified member companies can execute their sourcing and selling strategies by reaching refined potential business partners at the right time. ChemOrbis also organizes global petrochemicals conferences and workshops in Middle East, Europe, Africa and Asia where participants can learn latest developments & trends from industry experts while networking with business partners.
Plastics prices are determined primarily by the Supply-Demand balance. Prices are volatile because the factors affecting supply and demand are often unknown, hard to predict and subject to change at any moment.
You will win this fight only if you;
- # Buy & sell at the right time by staying on top of the most recent global market developments
- # Negotiate smarter by knowing the most up-to-date market prices & trends
- # Capture arbitrage opportunities by accessing all markets timely
- # Expand your supplier & buyer network
- Accessible 24x7
- Updated daily
- Covering all key spot markets in depth
- Allowing across region comparisons
- Offering tools to analyze prices and trends over time
- Connecting business partners in different markets
iLab Ventures, based in Turkey, was founded in April of 2000 as a part of Access Turkey Capital Group with the mandate of investing venture capital in early and growth stage companies operating in sectors with high-growth potential.
By focusing on internet based companies and investing capital in them, iLab aims to play a critical role in Turkey’s digitization process. Among the sectors iLab has invested in so far are Petrochemicals, Iron-steel, human resources, software development and insurance. Using latest advances in technology, especially those pertaining to the Internet, iLab companies continue to create value for their respective sectors.
Investments of iLab that were realized are Sigortam.net, Turkey’s first comparative insurance shopping site, ChemOrbis.com, a petrochemicals marketplace, SteelOrbis.com, an iron-steel marketplace, Kariyer.net, Turkey's leading online recruitment platform, Gittigidiyor.com, Turkey's largest B2C marketplace, Unnado, Turkey's first and leading private shopping club for mothers, babies and kids, Neredekal.com, Turkey's leading travel recommendation site, Firaret, online travel agency, Dijimecmua, online magazine platform, Cimri.com, a multi category comparison platform and Hangikredi.com, a credit comparison portal.
iLab’s major goal in these investments, rather than playing an operational role in managing them, is to be a trusted and equal business partner for entrepreneurs. iLab continuously assists these companies with the benefit of its successful and hands-on experience in areas like management, strategy and marketing.
AccessTurkey Capital Group (“AccessTurkey”), one of the most distinct and unique private investment firms in Turkey, was founded in 1999. Our operations are divided into four business units: hedge fund, venture capital, private equity, and real estate. Our investment approach is built on a multi-disciplinary deal team of seasoned investment professionals with in-house as well as external industry specific expertise & relationships and value added operational experience. Each business unit's unique investment philosophy and disciplined investment process has produced a track record with exceptional returns.
AccessTurkey brings capital resources, experience from large financial institutions and industry leading corporations, deep industry relationships, and a proven track record of successful investing to its investors and portfolio company partnerships. Through its Venture Capital and Private Equity operating units, AccessTurkey typically looks for companies that are smaller in size relative to other industry competitors (domestic or international), but are ready, capable, and driven to operate with the professionalism and sophistication of world-class industry leaders. In partnership with management, AccessTurkey has the resources, both financial and human, to assist these companies along the path from being below the radar to operating as and becoming leaders in their respective marketplaces, both domestically in Turkey and globally in reach.
- strategic investors of internet technologies
- already established firms in the petrochemicals industry that aim to expand into the geographical areas and/or product range covered by ChemOrbis
- firms from a range of sectors, e.g. logistics, insurance or manufacturing of molding machines, that might create value from serving the refined global community that ChemOrbis houses.
ChemOrbis is not involved directly or indirectly in any kind of trading activity. Therefore it is a 100% independent party providing market information and trading platforms without any commercial interest on either side of trading activities.
Our neutrality is what contributes most to the superiority of our market intelligence: It allows us access to all market players, and to report to our subscribers with insight from all sides.
Our Team is comprised of professionals with expert knowledge in the field. From the best technical skills to the best management intellect, ChemOrbis has it all, to ensure that your company gets the best service extended over the internet.
ChemOrbis Managers are professionals with a rich knowledge base.
Mustafa Erhan Say, Chairman
Founder of iLab Ventures, Mustafa E. Say has 16 years of global trading experience in petrochemicals. He started his career at GE Trading, a subsidiary of General Electric Co. in New York,, where he held a variety of positions. Mr. Say then moved on in his career as a Senior Vice President for Petrochemicals at Vinmar International, Houston, a well known international petrochemicals and plastics trading company. At Vinmar, Mustafa E. Say established and managed the petrochemicals trading division. During his tenure, he built a petrochemicals business with a volume in excess of US$300 million per year in sales and in excess of 1 million tons per year in physical product trading globally.
Alp Özdenler, General Manager
Alp Özdenler is a seasoned executive with in-depth plastics industry and technology expertise. With over a decade of experience in plastics industry before starting at ChemOrbis in 2002, Alp Özdenler worked for Egeplast Ege Plastik Ticaret ve Sanayi A.S. (Izmir, Turkey), a leading firm in Turkey's plastics sector. He is well versed in global trends in the plastics industry, and in transacting business worldwide.
Kim Yasa, Market Intelligence Director
Kim Yasa joined ChemOrbis from the start, after years of experience in the technology sector as a Business Analyst developing solutions for the financial industry at Thomson Financial Services, Boston, MA, USA. In Turkey she worked as a consultant researching the growth of the internet at IBS Research & Consulting, Istanbul. At ChemOrbis, she oversees the Market Intelligence division keeping members on top of global price trends.
Mirza Kadic, Business Development Director
Mirza Kadic had been working as part of the ChemOrbis team almost since its establishment in 2001, first in Supplier Relations, then Sales Manager and later as Overseas operations Director until March 2010. Since 2003, he had been involved in the company's international expansion and had overseen key International Accounts. After a year and a half long pause, while taking V.P. Global Business Operations post in the İnternational (polymers) trading and distribution company in Dubai (UAE), Mirza rejoined ChemOrbis as of September 2011 in capacity of Business Development Director. Mirza has vast experience in the fields of International Commodity Trade since 1992 and polymers processing, trade and distribution since 1996.