HISTORY
CORPORATE

 

1979

KONVEYOR was founded as a manufacturer of chain-forged overhead conveyor systems by AKSU family and 2 other partners

1981

Start of manufacturing of aluminium-forged burner caps for gas cookers

1988

AKSU family bought the rest of the shares

1988

Production was moved to 300 sqm rented building in Kartal, Istanbul

1988

Start of manufacturing Al Gas Tubes and Cu Air Con tubes

1992

Last conveyor system was mounted

1992

Start of manufacturing Al+Cu Suction Tubes

1992

Konveyor’s branch was established in a 350 sqm rented building in Eskisehir to supply Al+Cu (mono tube) Heat Exchangers to the biggest refrigerator plant of the country there

1994

As the business grew, a couple of more buildings were rented nearby and total closed area reached to 2000 sqm in Istanbul

1994

 Start of manufacturing Cu Boiler Tubes

1997

 Settling into both of our own factories in the industrial districts of Tuzla, Istanbul (5000 sqm), and Eskisehir (3000  sqm)

1998

Certified for ISO 9001 by RWTÜV of Germany.

1999

Eskisehir factory was enlarged to 6000 m² sqm.

2001

Purchase of a new 2000 sqm building near the Tuzla plant and establishment of the subsidiary company KONMAK to operate there.

2001

Start of manufacturing WOT (Eskisehir), Air Con Cu tubes (both in Istanbul and later in Manisa in 2002)

2002

Establishment of the 2nd subsidiary company in Manisa (MAKON), in 5000 sqm building in the industrial district.

2002

Start of manufacturing Capillary Tubes in KONMAK.

2002

Under KONMAK, a separate organization is established in order to design and built machineries needed for all of Konveyor factories and to carry out some R&D works.

2003

Start of manufacturing NF Evaporators in Istanbul

2004

Eskisehir factory was enlarged to 12000 sqm.

2004

Due to more production space needed, the land in the Free Tax Zone Area of Tuzla (Istanbul) was bought and the construction of the building was started.

2005

Start of the activities in the Free Zone Plant (15000 sqm) under the 3rd subsidiary KONVEYOR LTD. The NF and export Heat Exchanger productions and the R&D organization were moved from the Tuzla and KONMAK plants to there.

2006

Investment for the first Al tube extrusion line in the Free Zone Plant.

2007

Investment of the second Al tube extrusion line was made and the ISO 14 000 certificate was received for the Eskisehir Plant.

2008

Investment of the third Al tube extrusion line.

2008

In the Free Zone Factory, the R&D section developed an innovative and automatic production system for the NF evaporators successfully.

2009

Start of manufacturing the NF Heating Elements in the Free Zone Factory.

2010

The machineries of the gigantic size NF Evaporators for supermarket food display coolers and also for “glued” POT evaporators were developed and built by the R&D team successfully.

2010

Start of manufacturing steel Gas Manifold in the Manisa Plant.

2011

Decision was given to expand the Free Zone Factory to 24 000 sqm and the construction was started.

2011

The business partnership agreement with HYDRO was signed.

2011

The 2 subsidiaries (KONMAK and MAKON) were merged inside the mother company to continue operating under 2 companies only:

· KONVEYOR AS: Factories: Tuzla (2), Eskisehir (2), Manisa,

· KONVEYOR LTD: Free Zone Factory.

2012

The expansion of the Free Tax Zone Plant was completed. After the investment made for 2 more aluminum tube extrusion lines, total number of lines became 5.

2013

The WOT Condenser machinery of a supplier who shut down its operations was bought and the machinery was moved to the Free Tax Zone Plant. After the said investment Konveyor became the only supplier in Europe who could be able to supply all of the refrigeration circuit components except the compressors under the same roof.

2013

As of the end of the year the total turnover exceeded 100 M€ and the total number of employee reached to 1700.

2014

We built a new factory building in the vicinity of the existing Istanbul plants (named Orhanli Plant). The idea was to shift all internal production of the Free Zone plant to the new plant, which was achieved as of the end of 2014. The Free Zone Plant has been dedicated for the exports only as of the end of the same year.

2015

We decided to remain in the “dynamic type WOT condensers” range only (no more flat condensers).

2015

We started manufacturing very special painted copper tubes known as “evaporation tubes” in the cooling circuits.

2018

We acquired an active factory in Kalisz, Poland. The operation, named “KONVEYOR POLSKA” after the acquisition, has 10,000 sqm of covered area and 250 employees.