Akçelik Demir Çelik San. ve Tic. A.Ş. was founded by Mr. Salih KILIÇ in Izmir in 1978. Prioritizing customer requests and demands from the first day, Akçelik adopts the principle “define the work correctly, do it right “.
Akçelik continued to sell high quality steel based on customer requests and the industrial needs and company goals, and opened its first bright steel factory in Izmir Atatürk Organized Industrial Zone (AOSB) in 1990.
Akçelik increased its reach in the industry when it became the dealer for Çemtaş and Asil Çelik and committing to become a global brand, the company decided to move its headquarters to Kocaeli which is considered to be the geographical heart of the Turkish industry. In addition to the production plant built in 2004, with the “Vision of sustainable growth”, the company became a joint stock company in 2005 and the company opened distribution centres in Konya in 2006, in Ankara in 2012, in Kocaeli in 2013 and in Istanbul in 2014.
In 2019 Akçelik revamped all its machinery and built integrated production lines with major investments and modernization under the framework of Industry 4.0 and increased its production capacity to a yearly 90,000 tons.
Over the years Akçelik has built an extensive supply network from all leading steel manufacturers of the world.
With its “Steel Service Centre” Akçelik answers both hot rolled (black) product needs and high quality bright steel demands of its customers. Logistics centres allow customers to have easier access to high quality steel and with Akçelik Online it is possible to buy steel 24 hours a day and 7 days a week.
Continuing on its journey to become a global brand Akçelik has become one of the leading companies in the industry with 1,300 customers in Turkey and its exports to 60 countries in 4 continents.
Akçelik got even stronger when the company acquired BWS Blankstahlwerk Sindorf GmbH factory in Kerpen, Germany in 2020.
Being a big family with its employees, suppliers and customers Akçelik plans not for today but for the future.