History

Makina Takım Endüstrisi A.Ş. (MTE), was established in 1957 as the first cutting tool manufacturer of Turkey. MTE, is the first factory established within the range of 100 km between İstanbul and İzmit on E-5 motorway. 3 years after its establishment, it began to export its products to USA in 1960 and became the first establishment that export industrial products in Turkey. A portion of the company’s shares were opened to public in 1968, and as of today, more than 50% of the company’s shares are publicly traded. In 1998, MTE acquired the rival company Evar Kesici Takım Sanayi A.Ş. and began to serve the Turkish cutting-tool industry in a broader array.

As the biggest cutting-tool manufacturer in Turkey, MTE continues its operations on a closed area of 12.000 square meters and an open area of 27.000 square meters, with 234 employees. Our plant manufactures drilling, screw, cutting, and saw product groups, with workbench park and over 30.000 different types of individual products available. In addition, the plant manufactures specially designed products requested by industrialist customers for their own benches; these items are crafted according to the knowledge and experience of our engineers. With over 50 years of experience in the manufacture of specialty cutting tools, it has amassed a specialty product design archive of approximately 50.000 pieces, including the entire design and production information for each of these tools.

Being one of the oldest companies of Turkish industry and consequently having worked with many other companies involved within Turkish industry over a long period, patent, know-how and workbench production knowledge it obtained or transferred from the greatest technology producers since its establishment, its high quality in the produced products with the engineer, employee crew it trained in its own factory, its capacity size and with its accumulation of knowledge and manufacturing technology, enable Makina Takım brand to be one of the leading cutting tool brand of Turkey. In addition, it is among the known brands most preferred in the industry abroad.

Makina Takım Endüstrisi A.Ş. meets the increasing demands of its customers by following technological innovations in the cutting-tool sector, and through its knowledge and experience, all of which ensure internal and external customer satisfaction. It provides reliable services to all the cutting-tool users before and after sale through its Istanbul, Bursa, Ankara, and Izmir Branches, and through its broad network of dealers throughout Turkey.