About Us

Turkmex is a joint venture between İpek Mobilya and Zinc Nacional began operating its new plant during the first months of 2017. It is Turkey’s newest waelz oxide facility dedicated to recovering zinc from industrial by products. The new plant is located in Aliağa, Izmir Region, Turkey.

Turkmex, is newest facility dedicated to recovering zinc and lead from the industrial waste stream. This plant recycles Electric Arc Furnace (EAF) steel dust utilizing the Waelz Kiln technology.

EAF dust, generated by steel mills contains zinc.

Turkmex brand-new facility specializes in the reclamation of zinc and other metals from this dust. Turkmex´s main product is Waelz Oxide also known as Crude Zinc Oxide (CZO). This product is transformed into zinc oxide, zinc sulfate or zinc metal by zinc smelters. Our plant also produces Waelz Iron Product (WIP), an Iron Concentrate.

We see ourselves as a forward looking group of passionate property professionals.




We provide solutions to society by developing innovative and sustainable processes that recover the value of materials.


To be a global, diversified company valued by customers, suppliers and our community, with a focus on long-term growth.


·Quality                 ·Discipline
·Fighting Spirit    ·Loyalty
·Responsibility     ·Simplicity
·Teamwork            ·Versatility