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Who we are


We are specialists in the development, production and marketing of chemicals for different sectors in the industrial market. We are organized in Business Units that service different markets, prominently Specialties for Leather, Specialties for Textile, Specialties for Human and Animal Food, products for Water and Wastewater Treatment, and Specialties for Agribusiness, besides the ArlaEKO Unit, which manufactures DEF for diesel vehicles.





Provide chemicals that can be used as efficient solutions for the industrial market, respecting the environment and human beings.


Be deemed as the best company in providing chemicals for the market in which it engages.


• Customer satisfaction
• Quality assurance
• Safety assurance
• Constant innovation
• Human development
• Social responsibility
• Environment protection
• Business ethics



  • Current days...

    In 2021, the Paper and Pulp and Wood and Laminated markets will have MK QUÍMICA products. Today, we serve several demands of the industrial market, being present throughout the national territory and also abroad. A solid trajectory that projects a future of sustainable growth!

  • 2010s

    We continue the process of diversifying and expanding our activities. New markets are now being served with the development of products for Water and Effluent Treatment (2001), food additives (2014) and DEF, our ArlaEKO (2015). We achieved one more important certification: Responsible Care® (2012).

  • 2000's

    In 2004, when we completed 25 years, the Três Lagoas (MS) Unit was inaugurated. The first decade of this century was marked by several recognitions regarding quality, sustainability and social issues. We received several awards, such as PGQP Trophy, Primus Inter Pares, Social Responsibility and Top Human Being. In 2009, we began operating in the textile sector.

  • 1990s

    This decade marks our consolidation in the national market and international expansion, still focusing on the leather industry. In 1998, we began a diversification process, with the production of chemicals for other sectors of activity. The production structure in Portão is expanded and construction of the Juazeiro (BA) Unit begins. In 1999, we obtained ISO 9001 certification for our Quality Management System.

  • 1980s

    In 1981, MK INDÚSTRIA QUÍMICA was founded, which began supplying products to several Brazilian tanneries. In 1987, construction began on the new industrial plant on Estrada Boa Vista, where our headquarters are today. In 1988, MK QUÍMICA DO BRASIL was founded, which expanded the supply of chemicals to the leather industry.

  • 1979

    Milton Kogler, a consultant for several tanneries, was challenged to solve the problem of the lack of a surfactant. With his knowledge, experience and a lot of research, he came up with the solution! He created the first product and, on September 1, 1979, his first company was born, with the company name MILTON KOGLER LTDA.

  • 1970s

    The Brazilian chemical products market was dependent on international companies. There were many problems with imports, causing shortages, including for tanneries.