Milestones


1980
First steps taken in Çakmaklı.

1986
Suedser, the suede manufacturing factory has been established.

1988
Became a member of American 98 Flock Association Design with Flock in Mind. The third line has been established in the leather factory.

1999
ISO Quality System Certificate has been obtained.
BAAN system has been implemented as the ERP system.
Golden Success Award has been awarded by İTKİB (The General Secretariat of İstanbul Textile and Apparel Exporters’ Associations) with the success achieved in textile and raw material exportation.

2000
The Suede Factory has moves to its new location in Hadımköy. Golden Success Award has been awarded by İTKİB (The General Secretariat of İstanbul Textile and Apparel Exporters’ Associations) with the success achieved in textile and raw material exportation.

2001
The fourth coating line has been established in the leather factory.

2002
Rostest Gost, an award for quality and hygiene in Russian Federation, has been awarded.

2003
The third suede line has been established.
The rope dyeing process has started at the suede factory.
The fifth coating line has been established in the leather factory.

2004
A 20 years patent has been acquired with regard to the dyeing technique with natural effect in the manufacturing of artificial suede.

2005
The fourth suede machine has been designed with Flokser’s accumulation of knowledge and has been built as a domestic production.
The water recycling facility has been established at the suede factory.
The knitting machine facility has been established at the leather factory.
Platinum Success Award has been awarded by İTKİB (The General Secretariat of İstanbul Textile and Apparel Exporters’ Associations) with the success achieved in textile and raw material exportation.

2006
Poliser PU has been established with the intention of manufacturing polyurethane raw material with 100 % domestic capital.
The Oeko-Tex Standard 100 certificate has been obtained in suede production.
Co-Generation facility has been established to utilize the heat produced during the energy generation process.

2007
It has been decided to build a factory that would increase the suede manufacturing capacity by five times and Çerkezköy Project has been engaged.
Took the 241st position in the exportation list of Turkey.
Platinum Success Award has been awarded by İTKİB (The General Secretariat of İstanbul Textile and Apparel Exporters’ Associations) with the success achieved in textile and raw material exportation.
Sertex marketing system has been established in order to deliver upholstery fabric products to customers at domestic and foreign locations by means of retail sales system.
Jet painting machines have been installed in the leather factory. Suede line has been established in the leather factory.

2008
R&D center has been established in order to be able to produce advanced technology products, processes and technologies.
E-organizer system has been implemented in the management system.
Flokser Textile has become the 8th company which applied the most for patents in Turkey.
The management structure of the Sertex Fabric product has been formed.
Took the 257th position in the exportation rankings in 2008.
Took the 444th position in the 500 Biggest Industrial Firms list.
Flexo printing machine has been installed in the leather factory.

2009
Sertex Suede Factory has been moved to the factory in Çerkezköy.
6 sigma methodology has been implemented.
Sertex brand identity has been established.
The number of regional management store number has increased to 9 with the inauguration of stores in İnegöl, Çağlayan, Kayseri, Adana and Antalya.
Took the 348th position in the exportation rankings in 2009.

2010
Sertex franchise system has been implemented.

2011
Joined Turquality program. 20 years patent of floxe printing technique has been obtained.
OHSAS 18001 studies has commenced.
TÜBİTAK Technological Development Award has been awarded.
Upholstery fabric cleaning product Ixir has been developed.
The patent of the printing process that transfers the patterns on the fabric has been obtained.
The patent of manufacturing process of artificial leather with a look and characteristics like that of real leather has been obtained.
A first in the sector, Sertex Trend Days has been held.


2012
The first Sertex apparel franchise store has been opened.
The patent for the manufacturing process of the artificial leather has been obtained.

2014
Incorporated with Tükek holding.