YILDIRIM Group operates in 56 countries across 5 continents and 9 industries with 25,000 employees worldwide.
Innovative, dynamic and success-oriented YILDIRIM employees work together for a more prosperous and sustainable future.
Sustainability is embedded into our business strategy. We strive to achieve exceptional results while we work for a more prosperous future.
DEVELOPING THE NEXT
We enrich the communities around us and drive social change through sustainable solutions.
We are relentless explorers, constantly searching for new challenges and strengthening the bond with our planet.
Our global team is committed to helping employees and partners reach new heights and realize all their ambitions.
A GLOBAL & DYNAMIC ORGANIZATION COMMITTED TO SHAPING THE FUTURE
YILDIRIM Group is a highly-diversified, vertically integrated, global industrial conglomerate with headquarters in Amsterdam, Netherlands, and Istanbul, Türkiye. Established in 1963 as a construction material trading business in Samsun, the Company has broadened its focus through new subsidiaries and evolved to be one of the fastest-growing global industrial groups since its foundation.
YILDIRIM Group currently operates in 56 countries and across 5 continents, employing 25,000 employees worldwide in 9 industries: metals & mining, port management, fertilizers & chemicals, energy & power, shipping & logistics, energy commodities, financial services, construction & real estate, and international trade.
WE ARE A GLOBAL CONGLOMERATE OPERATING ACROSS9 INDUSTRIES WORLDWIDE
YILDIRIM Group set up YILKROM in 2007 and stepped into the metals and mining industry. In 2014, the Group established YILMADEN Holding Inc., which currently ranks 5th in the global chromium industry.
YILDIRIM Group entered the port management industry after YILPORT Container Terminal & Port Operation Inc. was established in 2005. As of today, 24% of the Group’s consolidated revenue comes from this industry.
FERTILIZERS & CHEMICALS
After making its first move in the fertilizer and chemical industry in 2004, YILFERT Holding has grown to become the largest producer of CAN fertilizer and ammonia in Türkiye.
Since its initial step into the energy industry in 2010, the Group has been making ambitious business plans for the future to produce new solar power plants and build wind and geothermal power projects across its markets.
SHIPPING & LOGISTICS
YILDIRIM GROUP operates in freight transport, and the logistics industry represents 4% of its consolidated revenues. The Group owns and manages operations of 9 dry bulk and general cargo vessels and 10 chemical tankers.
Since 1992, YILDIRIM Group has been diversifying its energy resources and employing residual waste to respond to the growing need for energy and power of its numerous businesses.
As a global conglomerate, YILDIRIM Group’s purpose since its foundation has always been bringing people, cultures and businesses closer to one another. Today, the Group continues to fulfill this mission through its international trade division.
WE HAVE 60 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE IN BUILDING AND DEVELOPING SUCCESSFUL BUSINESSES
Since its foundation in 1963, the Group has continuously broadened its focus, establishing new subsidiaries, growing to become an industrially diversified group of companies and one of the fastest-growing global conglomerates.
AlbChrome is the largest chrome ore and ferrochrome producer in Albania and among the largest mineral companies in Southeast Europe.
Bear Metallurgical Company (BMC) is the leading producer and toll processor of high-grade FeV & FeMo, headquartered in Butler, USA.
CMA CGM is the third largest container shipping company in the world, operating in over 160 countries through 755 agencies. YILDIRIM Group owns 24% of the company shares.
Eti Krom is the world’s highest quality hard lumpy chrome ore producer, and ferrochrome plant, established in Elazığ, Türkiye.
NewCo Ferronikeli is the only nickel ore mining and ferronickel production factory in Kosovo. It is the first nickel asset of YILDIRIM.
Gemlik Gübre is the largest and most modern fertilizer plant in Türkiye. YILDIRIM is establishing a new Urea Production Plant inside Gemlik Gübre.
Polymetcore is the commodity trading branch of YILDIRIM, established in Switzerland in 2014, trading with more than 100 countries.
First and only soda ash production facility project in Kazakhstan. YILDIRIM will construct and operate the plant with 500,000 tpy production capacity.
Tikhvin Ferroalloy is established in St. Petersburg, and operates as the largest ferrochrome production facility in the country.
Transitex is the cold chain freight forwarder, and one of the leading logistics companies, established in Portugal.
Vargön Alloys is the first international acquisition of YILDIRIM, established in Sweden. The factory is the world's oldest ferroalloy producing facility.
Voskhod Chrome is the largest chrome ore mine in Kazakhstan, and one of the highest-quality chrome ore suppliers in the world.
Yilcoque is YILDIRIM's first greenfield project, established in Colombia to produce metallurgical coke to be used in ferroalloy production.
YILDIRIM Energy is the energy production and trade branch of YILDIRIM, focusing on renewable energy in hydro, solar and wind power plants.
Yilmar is a shipping company, established by YILDIRIM in 2000, offering management, chartering, and brokering services.
Yilport is the port management branch of YILDIRIM, ranked 11th among international conteinar terminal operators by Drewry.
Yilyak is the first subsidiary of YILDIRIM and the largest coal and metallurgical coke importer and trader of Türkiye.
NEWS & UPDATES
YILDIRIM GROUP HAS SIGNED THE AGREEMENT FOR THE ACQUISITION OF 100% SHARES OF ELEMENTIS PLC’S CHROMIUM BUSINESS
YILDIRIM Group has signed the agreement for the acquisition of 100% shares of Elementis plc's chromium business. The transaction is subject to United States regulatory approval, which is expected to finalize in the first quarter of 2023.
2 production facilities in Corpus Christi, TX & Castle Hayne, NC, and the 3 production facilities in Amarillo, TX; Dakota, NE; and Milwaukee, WI.
As YILDIRIM is one of the leading chromium companies in Europe, and the 2nd largest producer of high carbon ferrochrome (HC FeCr) in the world, the acquisition of Elementis will bring complementary capabilities and expanded chromium offerings to YILDIRIM's existing chromium portfolio, as Elementis is the only chromium chemicals producer in the Americas.
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