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Nisa Tekstil, a sought-after name in home and hotel textiles

The company excels in home and hotel textile products, towels and bathrobes, bed linens and bobbin dyeing and steam dyeing processes.

Located in Denizli Organized Industrial Zone, Nisa Tekstil has been offering a wide variety of home and hotel textiles. We asked the success story of the company to Turan Dogmus, General Manager of Nisa

On brief history of the company

Our firm was founded in 2011 in Denizli Organized Industrial zone on 40 thousand sqm land. Our factory has a covered area of 10 thousand sqm where 80 people are employed. Since then we have been accumulated valuable knowledge and experiences in our business.

On the products that company sells

Our firm is focused on the production of home and hotel textile products, towels and bathrobes, bed linens and bobbin dyeing and steam dyeing processes.

On the capacity of production facility

Capacity of our yarn dyeing facility is about 10 tons per day and our facility is able to process variety of yarns from 6/1 to 120 no calibers. Factory can produce 20 tons of towels and 10 thousand pieces of bathrobes monthly.

On target markets

Our target markets for exports are located mainly in Europe, the USA, South America.

On business policy that you pursue

Our aim is to provide 100 % customer satisfaction besides, we are keen on offering timely delivery, quality products and reasonable prices to our customers.

On the participation in trade fairs

We have been participating in Heimtextil fair regularly for several years.

On his assessment of the year 2016

There were ups and downs in 2016. Effects of them will continue in 2017, at least for 6 months. To get a right position for us is important. We observe financial problems in the world, and they affect us either positively or negatively. Despite all these we have to put economic issues on the agenda of the country, including production, investment, employment and exports. Political power depends on the economic power of the nations.

On his evaluation about the year 2016

Despite all hardships brought by professional lives, there are several causes to stick to the living. We became a great buyer for giant foreign companies serving in international markets, and they have to try to satisfy our nation. We are cooperating with world famous designers that are trends setters for years while participating in the fair that focused on home and hotel textile products.

#economic, #textile, #bed, #towel, #bathrobe



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Sustainability in the textile industry – properly assess the global supply chain with OEKO-TEX®

Social and environmental concerns will soon play a greater role in public procurement. Although the aim is simple, the implementation may prove to be difficult.

Given the global supply chains within the textile industry, even experts face numerous challenges when evaluating the sustainability of uniforms and protective clothing. Due to its international nature and the sheer volume of third parties in the production chain, responsibility is increasingly placed on those releasing new textiles onto the market. Public procurement stipulates that clothing must be safe, produced in environmentally friendly production facilities and under decent working conditions. Yet how can procurers gauge whether the supplier complies with these provisions? Thanks to public procurement regulation, the adherence to such sustainability requirements can now be determined from labels. Labeled textile products offer guidance and help consumers make responsible decisions when purchasing work wear. Yet when bombarded with hundreds of worldwide labels and certificates, selecting the right one is by no means an easy feat, so much so that the phrase “label labyrinth” was coined.

In pursuit of a suitable label, it makes sense to draw on those tried and tested designs. Since 1992 OEKO-TEX® has been developing various solutions for environmentally friendly and socially responsible textiles. The guiding principles of OEKO-TEX® are based on transparency, traceability, credibility and trust. Now available on the market, OEKO-TEX® certificates and labels allow textile manufacturers to prove compliance with environmental and social regulations in their production chains. Whether it is the use of chemicals in production, the continuous improvement of the supplier’s working and production conditions or the safety of the final product – it can all be independently and credibly verified with the help of the various products developed by the OEKO-TEX® Association.


With the label MADE IN GREEN by OEKO-TEX®, for example, procurers can even trace the production process of the finished garment. Through a bar code or the product ID on the label, the different stages of production can be viewed. On the website www.siegelklarheit.de, the German Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development commends the transparency that the MADE IN GREEN label offers consumers, classifying it as a “very good option”.

Likewise, if the new legal status wishes to make procurement procedures simpler, then sustainability regulation requires a new approach. Relying on a trustworthy partner is certainly advantageous. For 25 years, OEKO-TEX® has offered easy solutions, enabling procurers to successfully overcome the increasing demands of the market; ensuring everything from chemical management, environmentally friendly manufacturing processes and fair working conditions to labels clearly displaying product performance. The OEKO-TEX® system provides the optimal basis for this as it continually refines its standards and always focused on current market developments.

#textile, #industry, #OECO-TEX

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Heimtextil Russia opens in Moscow

International Trade Fair for Home Textiles, Floor Coverings and Interior Furnishings, IEC Crocus Expo, Moscow, Russia 20-22 September, 2017. 36 Turkish companies exhibit at the show.

The leading Russian trade fair for professionals of textile business opens its doors for the 19th edition of Heimtextil Russia from 20 to 22 September 2017 in IEC Crocus Expo, Moscow. The exposition will occupy Halls 3 and 4 in Pavilion 1 and host over 200 companies from all over the world. Uludag Textile Exporters’ Associaton (UTIB) will organize national participation in the fields of home textile and accessories. Turkey will be most attending country as usual. The fair will be held in the international fair center Moscow Crocus Expo Center. The exhibitors will come together with potential buyers and get into business contracts. Uludag Textile Exporters Association is going to show Turkish Home Textiles power. Turkey also will present potential in the field of Textile contract at this fair to visitors.

This year the trade fair will include national pavilions from Germany, China, Turkey, Pakistan and Tajikistan. National pavilion from Tajikistan is a premiere at Heimtextil Russia. It will present home textile and luxurious handmade carpets. Visitors will also have an opportunity to see the latest collections of home and interior textile presented by leading foreign companies. It is worth mentioning that a number of large Russian manufacturers participate in Heimtextil Russia for the first time this year, like Sima-land, Trekhgornaya manufactura, Belashoff. Other companies representing the domestic textile market include Eurotex, Kazanova, Eskar, Evrochehol, Teatr kaney, Monolit and many others. The vast and multinational exposition will demonstrate the product groups with home and interior textile of benchmark quality: bedroom, kitchen and bathroom textiles, window decoration and accessories, furniture upholstery and leather, textile floor coverings, carpets and sun protection systems. To make visitors’ navigation on the exposition quick and simple we launched a special Match Making Online platform. The platform is availiable on the official website http://heimtextil.ru and offers the possibility to schedulemeetings with theexhibitors. The specialized areas provide a valuable impetus for interior decoration and design:
• Digital Print exposition was launched at Heimtextil Russia 2016. In 2017 it becomes a new product group of the fair – including such market leaders as Epson, NISSA Stensart and others
• Contract textiles with a full range of textile products, specially designed for use in hotels,restaurants and cafes, can be found in the assortment of several Heimtextil Russia exhibitors

• Wallpaper Bar Pavilion, featuring wallpaper and wall coverings, has already become an integral
part of the fair
• Design Laboratory is a separate area for surface design, first introduced at Heimtextil Russia 2015. It features professional design studios where they can present their works and find a manufacturer for their implementation.
• Design Academy includes lectures, workshops and seminars dedicated to interior design and enable added value for knowledge exchange

Trend researcher Anne Marie Commandeur from Stjilinstituut Amsterdam will speak about the Heimtextil Trends 2017/2018 during the first two days of the fair. One of the significant parts of the fringe programme is the annual design contest. This year the contest is dedicated to surface design. The competition is supported by the Main media partner, Interior+Design magazine. The main prize is a booth at the International trade fair Heimtextil 2018 in Frankfurt. Three finalists will get prizes from the sponsors of the contest: Epson, Rondell, International Design School, Pantone, OttLite and AG Concept. Fazenda TV Show will also choose the best garden print and show it in one of Fazenda episodes. The best collections will be presented at Heimtextil Russia 2017 in the Top 10 Gallery, ponsored by Epson company.


#Furniture, #textile, #Wall paper, #Visitor




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TENCEL® – next generation ecological fiber

Lenzing is launching a new TENCEL® fiber made from cotton waste fabrics to drive ‘circular economy’ solutions in the textile industry.

The new generation of lyocell fibers will be the most ecological wood-based fiber on the planet – combining cotton waste recycling with Lenzing’s pioneering closed-loop TENCEL® production on a commercial scale. Lenzing is pushing new frontiers in ecological innovation and circular economy.

FasernLenzing achieved another milestone in its innovation heritage in the textile industry by developing a TENCEL® fiber based on cotton fabric waste. Lenzing is the first manufacturer worldwide to offer such cellulose fibers incorporating recycled materials on a commercial scale. TENCEL®, already a market success as an eco-friendly fiber, is now achieving another key milestone by creating from natural resources what is likely the most sustainable fiber. TENCEL® from cotton waste fabrics will further build Lenzing’s reputation as a leader in the field of environmental technology and will push new solutions in the textile industry towards circular economy by recycling waste. “For Lenzing, developing circular business models in the fashion industry ensures the decoupling of business growth from pressure on ecological resource consumption. It reduces the need to extract additional virgin resources from nature, and reduces the net impact on ecological resources,” says Robert van de Kerkhof, CCO of Lenzing.

TENCEL®, the most ecological fiber from nature, now featuring circular economy
TENCEL® has already been awarded the EU award for the most eco-friendly production process based on 99.7% closed loop circulation in the production and use of bio-energy. The renewable raw material of wood from sustainable forestry is another key advantage in terms of sustainability for TENCEL®. The latest next-generation TENCEL® fiber combines the best of two worlds – recycling cotton waste fabrics and using the most sustainable TENCEL® technology – to create one of the most ecological wood-based fibers on the planet. The recycling of cotton waste fabrics into virgin textile TENCEL® fibers offers a practical solution to enable circular economy in the apparel industry.

New approaches to marketing
The new TENCEL® fiber introduces an innovative approach to marketing. The fiber is not sold directly to yarn or fabric manufacturers. It will be exclusively offered to leading retailers and brands that in turn could produce their garment collections in the most sustainable way by engaging the right value chain partners. This ensures close co-operation and transparency in the entire textile value chain.

NachhaltigkeitA new type of identification procedure is employed to guarantee transparency for the TENCEL® fiber. This allows Lenzing to assure retailers that the TENCEL® fibers in the garment are indeed the most eco-friendly wood-based fibers.

At the current time, the fiber is being tested with selected brand manufacturers and retailers and is at the point of being introduced to the market. “Close cooperation with the sustainability leaders in the retail business gives us the chance to find common solutions to overcome sustainability related challenges in the fashion industry and effectively implement circular economy concepts,” van de Kerkhof explains. “The next generation TENCEL® fiber is revolutionizing the fiber industry and has the potential to significantly change consumers’ behavior,” van de Kerkhof continues.


#TENCEL  #fiber #Lenzing #cotton #fabrics #textile #industry #innovation #business #nature #marketing

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Home&tex stimulated the industry!  

Domestic and international, 22,134 professionals visited Home&Tex show.

Home&Tex, the most efficient platform for exhibitors and visitors to step into new markets and to establish a bridge for cooperation the countries held between 26 and 29 October, 2016.

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Organized to increase exports of home textiles and decoration sector, HOME & TEX – Home Textile and Decoration Fair was completed at CNR EXPO Yesilkoy. 3 thousand 790 of them are international, a total of 22,134 industry professionals visited the fair. The collections specially prepared for the companies were well appreciated by both the domestic market and international investors. Arab countries in fair were interested in colored, floral, printed print home textiles, while Russians preferred gold and silver tones. By Istanbul Fair A.S., one of CNR Holding Organizations, Home&Tex “Home Textile and Decoration Fair” organized by the Turkish Home Textile Industrialists’ and Businessmen’s Association (TETSIAD) was held for the 4th time this year.

Domestic and international 22,134 industry professionals visited Home&Tex Fair which exhibited curtains & tulles, accessories, devices, upholstery, bedroom products, kitchen & dining room textiles, towel & bathroom products, decoration products, wall covering and floor covering. 22 thousand 134 industry professionals from domestic and international visited Home&Tex, the most efficient platform for exhibitors and visitors to step into new markets and to establish a bridge for cooperation the countries. Home&Tex Fair hosted buyers from 96 countries, notably from Russia, Germany, France, Italy, North Africa, Turkic Republics, Middle East and Gulf Countries.

Arab countries prefer vivid colors in home textiles
The collection prepared by the firms special for the fair attracted the appreciation by both domestic market and international investors in Home&Tex Fair held in CNR Expo Yesilkoy with the participation of 600 brands. Noting that preferences in home textiles and decorations vary according to the regions, companies point out that cream, earth and blue tones are preferred in home textiles in domestic market, gold and silver tones are preferred in Russia and loose piece pattern and vivid colors are preferred in Arab countries. Stating that Arab countries, especially Saudi Arabia, are very interested in lustrous printed bathrobes, Ozkan Irman, owner of Minteks, said: “We prepared our collections special for fair with multi colored, floral prints and printed prints for our European customers and domestic market in particular. However, Arab countries attached greatest interest in our colorful and floral bathrobes in the fair.”

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Roller blind with red light
Visitors from Muslim countries such as Indonesia, Algeria, Morocco and Libya were very interested in velvet couture. Curtains and home 1478510108_Hometex3textile collections of TAC including trends and innovations were also appreciated in Home&Tex. TAC’s stain-resistant roller blind with red light was met with great success as well. Turkey with its location, where all trade roads are crossing, has to assert the policies for increasing the business volume of the home textile industry by a better using of this advantage. The innovations at this track will effect as a leverage in the sector. Hometex, has been an efficient platform for exhibitors and visitors to step into new markets and to establish a bridge for cooperation with other countries. The popularity of Home&Tex has gained ground around the globe in a short time as in domestic market. The show, where domestic and foreign buyers of home textile and decoration met, was hel over a gigantic area.

Hosting almost 600 exhibitors Home&Tex attracted buyers’ delegations from 92 countries including Germany, France, Russia, Italy, North Africa, Central Asian Turkic Republics and Middle East.

Home&Tex brought together the professionals of importers, exporters, manufacturers, wholesalers, distributors, dealers, retail stores and department stores.


#Hometex #industry #innovations #international #domestic #CNR_EXPO #EXPO #fair #Home_Textile #Textile #kitchen #bathroom #bedroom

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Aydin Textile enters new markets

2Delivering its products to 60 countries, Aydin Tekstil targets to penetrate into new markets with trust and confidence.

One of the leading brands in the mattress textiles industry in Turkey continues to emphasize in exports. Having sales in 60 countries from America to Middle East the company aims to increase its number of markets. Sales manager of the company Berhan Kaya informed about their products and expressed his views on production and export activities in the mattress industry.

Will you furnish us with information about Aydin Tekstil? What are your major activities?
3Aydin Tekstil produces quality, technologic and natural products on high technology machinery in its integrated factory. Having a total quality concept, our company invests in human resources as well, keeps an eye on technology, and has deep-rooted assets for running in the future. It follows the latest trends and designs and develops its own style in the field of fabric production for mattress industry. The company also is sensitive to the ecology and human health. Its vision is to keep its leadership by being a distinguished firm and having high level of competitive advantage and to produce value both for the industry and national economy. Our values and human resources are our most valuable assets. We respect the rights of labor and have an organization composed of encircled teams from department to department and from individuals to individuals. It is important to pay their due rights to all people in teams, it is necessary for success to be shared by everybody in the firm. We are focused on solutions by sharing all problems that we have met.

How do you evaluate recent developments in the mattress industry in Turkey? As a manager of one of the leading companies in the sector, would you share your views in this regard?
4Mattress industry in Turkey is growing fast. 95 % of the products sold in Turkey are spring type, other 5 % share are foam type. Annual growth rate in the market is 7 % on average and the annual sales of the industry is about 69 million dollars. More than half of total exports are delivered to Europe and Middle East, including France, Germany and Holland. According to the data released by some representatives of the industry, about 3 million mattresses are sold to individual buyers and 1 million mattress are sold in bulk to hotels, hostels and hospitals. There are hotels and hospitals investments having about 800 thousand beds capacity, and these are regarded as a symbol for continuous development of the industry in the future.

IMG_4849What is your opinion about differences between designs and developments in Turkey and in the world? Is Turkey in a position to set the trends in fabrics for the mattress industries?
In a world that global competition gains momentum, it is important for any country to be successful in R&D activities and be a leader in the market. R&D is a job for those disciplined entrepreneurs who have curiosity and inspiration to make changes, and a high ability to act on their own aims. In this matter, education and eco-system for innovations are needed. There are an increasing demand for flexible, disciplined, hard working, and expert people in R&D markets. Countries and companies are trying to be distinguished in the market by having innovative and differentiated products to run ahead of their competitors. Activities in R&D and innovation fields in Turkey are improving at fast pace than the activities in other countries.

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To which markets does Aydin Tekstil export its products? Are there any new markets in the horizon?
All markets and countries are our target in the world, as Turkey becomes a global player in the world. We have been exporting for many years. By now, our products have been sold in 60 countries. We aimed to enter new markets and to offer our brand and thrust to the people in these markets. England, America, Italy, Middle East, Poland and Russia are our major markets for exports.

#Aydin #Textile #mattress #exports #America #Middle_East #industry

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Contract fabrics from Akarca Textile

Akarca Textile produces fabrics for decorative draperies, having its own designs and works with authoring companies in abroad.

Products that were designed by the company on the patterns purchased from abroad are reinterpreted and than sold to 70 countries for draperies. Irfan Bahadir, General manager of Akarca Textile, located in Bursa, informed about his company and his views on COHO fair.

Birol BahadırWhat is your position in the contract business as Akarca Textile?
We produce mainly fabrics for decorative draperies. Our product range covers varieties such as fabrics for background, for blinding and other kinds demanded by contractors. Actually, we produce fabrics for authoring companies in the world. They offer their collections as a book, and then we make annual contracts with them. We export to 70 countries in total.

How do you develop your products? Do your own patterns interpret in house?
Supply and demand is important in this matter. Mostly we buy patterns from abroad and interpret them in our design studio. The motives are then colored before offering to our buyers. Some of the authoring firms demand us when they saw our patterns in fairs. We may re-interpret some of our motifs for our buyers. We adjust the sizes, colors and structures of patterns as requested.  We do coupon works.

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How are your activities in export markets?
Exporting is a must in our business. You have to follow developments in foreign markets and seek for new motifs, qualities and yarns to produce new offerings for your customers. Our products are exported to European markets, Russia, Middle East, Australia, New Zealand, China, Japan and Thailand, totaling to 70 countries.

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Which markets do you want to enter?
We also were affected negatively by the problems in other sectors in the world. However, our business was not so bad. We headed to American and Canadian markets, rather then European markets. We keep our studies in these markets. But, European market is the most important. Fairs and visiting buyers are important in this regard. We have been in abroad at least three months each year.

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What do you think about the future of your industry?
The sector will maintain its position in the future. Especially our proximity to Europe is important. We can produce every product that has been produced in Italy. We make quality fabrics. The image of Made in Turkey has been settled.

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What do you have to say about COHO fair’s impact on your industry and the future of the fair?
At this first step, we do not expect much but it should be emphasized that the fair will make great strides in the future. It is especially beneficial for businesses in Bursa, because demand in contract business sector is on the rise. I think that, technical fabrics will be on the agenda more in the future. Customers are demanding special fabrics, having certificates for certain specifications, such as flame-resistant, anti-bacterial etc. We are now able to produce these kinds of fabrics in Bursa. So, this is another plus point for this fair. We are going to take our place in COHO fair with our special products used in the hotel industry.


#Akarca #Textile #fabrics #contract_business #export #European #market #COHO #fair #industry

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OEKO-TEX launches Eco Passport certification

OEKO-TEX launches new Eco Passport certification for sustainable textile chemicals

The OEKO-TEX® Association is pleased to announce the official launch of the new ECO PASSPORT by OEKO-TEX® certification for sustainable textile chemicals. The six-month pilot phase with manufacturers has been successfully completed. The results were very positive and the first certified textile chemical producers have already accessed the key benefits of the new ECO PASSPORT concept.

ECO PASSPORT by OEKOTEX ® offers textile chemical manufacturers a confidential and independent method to reassure their customers that chemicals, colorants, and auxiliaries are in line with the industry’s sustainability requirements and initiatives. ECO PASSPORT by OEKO-TEX® certified chemicals protect consumers, textile industry workers, and the environment from the potential dangers of harmful substances. ECO PASSPORT by OEKO-TEX® is a two-step verification procedure by which manufacturers of textile processing chemicals and chemical compounds are able to confirm that their products meet the criteria for environmentally responsible textile production. Based on customer and market feedback during the six month pilot test phase, OEKO-TEX® modified the original ECO PASSPORT concept to improve functionality. The workflow between applicants, testing institutes, and the OEKO-TEX® Secretariat was refined and the certification and lab testing procedures were optimized. Textile chemicals, colorants, and auxiliaries are analyzed in a two-step process that confirms that the compounds and each ingredient meet specific criteria for sustainability, safety, and regulatory compliance.

In the initial analysis, chemical compounds are checked against a comprehensive Manufacturing Restricted Substance List (MRSL) that incorporates the OEKO-TEX® Standard 100 RSL and the STeP by OEKO-TEX® MRSL, both of which are compliant with REACH and ZDHC guidelines. Next, the textile chemicals, colorants, and auxiliaries are analyzed within a well-reasoned laboratory- testing framework to ensure that they do not contain any unsafe contaminants. Compounds that pass these two phases are granted the ECO PASSPORT by OEKO-TEX® certification which indicates that the certified textile chemical is safe to use in OEKO-TEX® Standard 100 certified textile products and in STeP by OEKO-TEX® certified manufacturing facilities.

#OEKOTEX, #EcoPassport, #Certification, #SustainableTextile, #textile, #chemicals, #MRSL

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Sweetest website offers promotional chocolates and many special gifts for home textile products sector!

Cikolata burda means, “chocolates are here” in Turkish. The website “cikolataburda.com” offers real handmade Belgium and Pelit chocolates! This reliable and trustable system assures you to offer gifts online to your beloved ones with full confidence.

The company also produces chocolates with company names and logos upon order. They made production and packaging for many leading companies in every sector from mattress industry to automotive, textile, food and others… Among leading names on the company’s reference list are Akbank, Turkcell, Vodafone, Boyteks, Rixos Hotel, Altınbas, Yunsa, Acıbadem Hospital, Medipol Hospital, Torunlar GYO, etc. Operating in the chocolate and pastry sector for over 40 years, the company has founded its online system to offer its services online to its customers and to widen its clientele.

In addition to chocolates the site also offers durable gifts. Possessing Halal Food Certificate and ISO Quality Certificate, cikolataburda.com renders quality and on time delivery. The most leading online boutique chocolate brand cikolataburda.com invites you to check it out!

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Setre Textile ready for Evteks 2015

Preparing for coming edition of Evteks 2015, Özgür Kılıçarslan, CEO of Setre Textile Company, introduced his company by answering our questions:

Brief history of the firm

Our company was established in 2008 as a wholesaler of home textile products including tulle, drapery and upholstery fabrics. Now we have wider range of products to sell addressing customers in every segment, including patterned or plain jacquard fabrics, fantastic linens, knitted fabrics, and embroidered fabrics. Colors and patterns of our products are proliferating continuously as well as our capacity. Presently we are able to supply every demand and order we get by cooperating with major firms both in Turkey and in abroad.

On exports

We sell our products to numerous countries, including Russia, Rumania, Bulgaria, Macedonia, Albania, Serbia, Kosova, Iran, Azerbaijan, Dubai, Algeria, etc.

On customers and activities in fairs

Responsive customer service is our business policy. We deliver the orders of our customers as soon as possible. We try to deliver faster by designing our own patterns. In 2014 we participated in Home&Tex fair for the first time. Now we are preparing for Evteks 2015. Fairs are effective tools for getting new customers from both domestic and foreign markets. Fairs are good for expanding market share.

On plans for 2015

We are aiming to improve our quality management. With new investments, we try to establish and empower our Setre gold brand as one of the leading names in drapery and upholstery fabrics market. We are also working on our corporate management development activities aiming to be managed by professionals,

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