Erdemir was established in 1960 to meet Turkey’s need for flat rolled steel from domestic resources rather than export. The facilities whose foundations were laid in 1961 were actually set into operation in 1965.
As a result of the tender organized for the privatization of Erdemir in 2005, 49,29% of the shares of the company were taken over by ATAER Holding, an affiliate of OYAK by 100%, on February 27, 2006.
Erdemir, our parent company within OYAK Mining Metallurgy Group, is the first and largest integrated flat steel producer of Turkey.
İsdemir which produces flat and long steel; Ermaden which has mine sites in many places in Turkey including Sivas and Malatya; Erdemir Romania which produces electric steel in Romania; Erdemir Mühendislik which is active in the field of engineering management; Erdemir Çelik Servis Merkezi which meets the sector’s need for dimensional flat steel of the sector; Erdemir Asia Pacific which performs procurement, marketing, sales and business development activities in Asia Pacific region; and İsdemir Linde Gaz Ortaklığı founded for meeting the need for industrial gas constitute other companies within the Group.