Calcium Carbide is the key raw material used for the manufacture of acetylene gas, used by the welding industry globally. In the Middle East, Bisley supplies high grade calcium carbide from ETI Electrometallurgy Inc.
ETI was established in 1958 as a Turkish-French joint venture. In 1970, the company was fully acquired by the Turkish company ETI Holding. In 2004, ETI was privatised and it is now controlled by the Aksu Mining - Sarp Construction consortium. ETI produces 18500MT pa of Calcium Carbide in its Antalya facility. Bisley is proud to be associated with this important regional supplier.