Çukurova Group is one of the leading players of our economy, taking the Turkish economy to higher levels since the foundation of the Republic. Capitalizing on business opportunities at both domestically and internationally levels, Çukurova Group today is on the way to becoming a global player in various fields including industry, construction, information and communication technologies, media, transportation, trade and services, financial services and energy.
Established in 1923 as a textile mill in Tarsus, Çukurova Group quickly grew into a conglomerate within the industrial sector especially in the area of textiles and construction machinery. Coming from a strong legacy of the industrial sector as its traditional field of activity, the Group has always placed significant emphasis on its industrial operations. As the Group progressed, it acknowledged that further penetration into other sectors was necessary to meet its ambitious strategic targets. To achieve these targets, Çukurova Group undertakes all its endeavors based on a philosophy rooted in development and innovation. As a result of its investments in various other business avenues, today, the Group has come to be globally recognized with operations in many different sectors such as industry, construction, communication and information technologies, media, transportation, trade and services, financial services and energy.
The Group is also an active and proud contributor to the advancement of Turkish society, with a tradition of undertaking large infrastructure projects.
With a keen awareness of its international positioning, as a pre-requisite of success and growth in a truly global era, the Group manages collaborations with leading international partners in its ventures in Turkey and abroad aiming at long-term mutual benefit. These cooperative efforts aim at garnering financial growth, exchanging technical know-how and gaining expertise in their respective sectors to achieve the highest quality of product and service delivery by Çukurova Group.
Çukurova Group is proud to contribute to the development of Turkey as one of the leading Turkish business conglomerates with diversified investments in many industries. The Group values individuality and autonomy and regards these features as the essence of loyalty and unity. Based on these values, the Group grants a great deal of autonomy to the companies under its umbrella. This unique strategy allows the companies to align themselves more smoothly with the philosophy and ideals of the Group.
The Company has been distributing light and heavy duty commercial vehicles and buses, as well as loaders, excavators and forklift and generator. Since its establishment, Çukurova Group's core business is the industrial sector. Moreover, the Company has a vast offering of industrial products such as steel pipes and paper. Çukurova Group delivers its products to end-consumers in both the domestic market and in developed international markets.
Turkcell is the most effective player and the undisputed leader in the domestic telecoms market. Turkcell is an uncontested service provider across the region through its joint ventures with national operators in Kazakhstan, Moldova, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Ukraine, the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, Belarus and Germany. Turkcell offers the complete range of services expected from a GSM operator. In addition, the Company is far more than just a telecommunication company and is a source of inspiration and pride for both the Çukurova Group and Turkey.
Besides Turkcell and its affiliates, Çukurova Group also incorporates various technology companies that provide mobile telecoms and data products, fiber infrastructure, pre-paid GSM cards and wireless data network services.
Active in the transportation and services sector since 1975, Çukurova Group has become one of the leading marine transporters in Turkey through Geden Lines. Always ambitious and fully equipped to undertake, develop and expand new investments, the Group runs its transportation, trade and service operations through Anadolu Uluslararası Taşımacılık, Baytur Trading S.A., Çukurova Havacılık, İnterdepo and Pamukspor.
BCP offers its clients the full range of services expected from a universal bank and enjoys the prestige of being a Swiss bank running under corporate guidelines.
Having operated in the Northern Iraq Kurdish Federal Region since 2002, Genel Energy holds petroleum and gas licenses and is the largest oil producer and controls the biggest oil reserves in the area.
Çukurova Group has a strong tradition of commitment towards the advancement of society as exemplified by the promotion of responsible corporate citizenship. Group companies are involved in many philanthropic activities that include charities as well as the sponsorships of major cultural and artistic events.