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Company History

Founded in 1985 to produce molded foam, Martur is now one of the world’s leading suppliers in automotive seat production. With three factories in Bursa and more than 1450 employees, Martur continues to make new investments in the Kütahya Organized Industrial Zone. The company designs and manufactures seats for passenger cars and light commercial vehicles, and designs and manufactures integrated fabric and seat structures for the automotive industry. The company provides its services to leading domestic and international OEMs.

  • 1985Martur is founded - Bursa Geçit Plant (Plant 1) PU foam production
  • 1990Seat structure & cover production
  • 1991Seat production for Fiat
  • 1992Seat systems engineering center and laboratories
  • 1994Textile production process
  • 2000Textile production for Toyota
  • 2001Textile production for Ford
  • 2002ISO/TS 16949 certification for seat systems testing center
  • 2003Engineering and design office in Torino, Italy
  • 2004Design office for Ford seat structure production in Cologne, Germany
  • 2005Engineering and design office in Paris, France
  • 2007Bursa Organized Industrial Zone Plant (Plant 2)
  • 2008UniCredit acquires 20% stake in Martur
  • 2009Kütahya Plant (Plant 3)
  • 2010PSA textile production
  • 2011Martur receives award from the Turkish government for its R&D Center
  • 2012Bursa Nilüfer OIZ Plant (Plant 4) seat production for Renault
  • 2013Kocaeli Gölcük Plant (Plant 5)
  • 2014Seat production for Ford (planning phase) in Pitesti Plant, Romania (Plant 6)