About Us

Founded by the gold dealers and jewellers of the Covered Bazaar, an important centre of commerce in Istanbul in 1972 to produce electrolytic copper products, Sarkuysan derives its name from the first syllables of the founders’ professions (SARraf: Gold dealer; KUYumcu: Jeweller; SANatkar: Artist).

The company has a special place in the history of industrialization  of the country as the first successful publicly held corporation.  The production plants of Sarkuysan are located in Gebze and Darıca, on the premises of an area of over 175.000 square metres and with a covered area of nearly 90.000 square metres where electrolytic copper products, copper tubes,copper bus bars and enamelled winding wires are produced. The company increased annual production capacity to over 220.000 tonnes which was 10.000 tonnes at the initial stage.

The company’s products are the standard input materials of several industries including electro technique, electronic, motor, communication, power generation and distribution, solar and renewable energy, home appliances, measurement instruments, defence, automotive, chemical, construction, heating, air-conditioning and sanitary plumbing. The company carries out its activities in accordance with requirements of the ISO- EN 9001 and IATF 16949 Quality Management Systems. The company has also obtained certificates of   ISO 14001 Environmental Management System, ISO 45001 Occupational Health and Safety Management System, ISO 50001 Energy Management Sytem and TSE COVID-19 Safe Production . Sarkuysan, with its trademark “sks” products, is the leader in its sector in terms of production and sales in the domestic market, and exports a significant portion of its products to nearly 80 countries in five continents. It is estimated that almost half of the autos and commercial vehicles produced in Europe use Sarkuysan’s wires. For many years the company has been selling oxygen free and nickel plated copper wires to the suppliers of NASA and in recent years to aerospace industry.

The company has nearly 900 employees. 90 percent of the workers at the production units are graduates of either vocational schools or high school and they  attend training programs every year. The Company manufactures a portion of its own machinery or plants either under licence or by utilizing its own know-how. In addition, a considerable portion of power and steam requirement of the Company is generated at the power generator on its premises.  Sarkuysan, utilizing its own know-how and technological information accumulated during a period of nearly 45 years, obtains successful results both at home and abroad.

Sarkuysan is a group of companies, consisting of Sarmakina A.Ş.; a manufacturer of machinery spare parts for the wire and cable industry, which is also active in the environmental protection field, Demisaş A.Ş.; a manufacturer of nodular and gray iron and various parts for the automotive industry, Sarda A.Ş.; marketing and sales company of Sarkuysan products and Bektaş A.Ş. In line with its intensive export sales marketing efforts, Sarkuysan has a branch ,Sarkuysan S.P.A., in Italy . BEMKA-KUPFERLACKDRAHT GmbH is located in Germany and conducts the promotion and marketing activities of  enamelled winding wires. Sarkuysan has become a pioneer Turkish company with production facilities in USA. Sark Wire Corp., operating in Albany,New York USA and produce  high value added electrolytic copper wires and other electrolytic copper wire products in their manufacturing plant equipped with high technology. In addition, a second  manufacturing plant has been established in Toccoa,Georgia. Sark Bulgaria AD has been established in Shumen,Bulgaria to be able to benefit from the advantages offered by the European Union in exportation and to expand the activities of the Company. The company’s production has already started in 2019 .  Also high value added products are being produced at the Aegean Free Zone plant of Sarkuysan and exported to various countries. The company has a sales store at Perpa Business Center in Istanbul to meet smaller requirements.

SARKUYSAN supplies many products, made in accordance with international standards with “sks” trademark to both domestic and world markets. These products are used as input material for the manufacture of industrial products that facilitate and add colour to our lives. Every year the company offers employment opportunities to many people. With approximately 15.000 shareholders, Sarkuysan, with its tax payments and distribution of dividends, and foreign currency revenues, creates added value for the country’s economy. Today SARKUYSAN is a dynamic and enterprising International Corporation truly publicly owned and run by professional management with a modern management structure.