AKATEK, a subsidiary of Kivanc Group, is a technical yarn & fabric manufacturer serving to heat & flame protective garment manufacturers.

Our headquarters are located in Istanbul and our factory is in Antalya with a total area of 20.000 m2 and factory area of 12.000 m2.

In our ring spinning mill with a capacity of 10,800 spindles located in Antalya OSB, mostly flame resistant technical yarns are produced with an annual capacity of 1,000 tons, and annually 1 million meters of technical fabric is produced in our 8 high technology Itema weaving looms.

AKATEK is an ISO 9001, 14001, 45001 certified company. Our yarns & fabrics are OEKO-TEX STANDARD 100 certified.

Besides, AKATEK is Global Recycled Standard (GRS), Recycled Claim Standard (RCS) and Organic Content Standard (OCS) certified.

In 2022, The Solar Power Plant (SPP) installation finalized on the roof our AKATEK Technical Textile spinning and weaving mill in Antalya. At the beginning of 2024, SPP Phase 2 completed. It will produce 2200 MWh of electricity, prevent 1100 tons of carbon dioxide emissions and save 2630 trees per year. Click to watch the video.

As a market leader in domestic market; we are also exporting our yarns & fabrics to Europe, Azerbaijan and North American countries. We are very proud to serve more than 20 countries worldwide.

Many people around the world are protected by our fabrics – from firefighters in Turkey, Germany, Malaysia and Poland, to workers at leading companies in oil and gas industry, power distribution, military and more.

We are specialized in personal protective clothing market and serving to the following sectors:

  • Structural and Wildland Firefighting
  • Search & Rescue
  • Industry
    • Heat & flame resistant and antistatic protective clothing
    • Protective clothing for welding
    • Protective clothing for molten metal splash
    • Protective clothing for electric arc
    • High visibility protective clothing
  • Military & Police
    • FR and Non-FR Camouflage uniforms
    • FR uniforms
    • Invisible to thermal imaging uniforms

Quick delivery and service are some of our competitive advantages due to our

  • high capacity,
  • production flexibility,
  • stock of raw materials,
  • stock of finished products.

Mission

To be an innovative, ready for change, value adopting company where realistic decisions and permanent applications are available, with a healthy and safe working environment that employees fondly come, which is capable to establish trust based relationships with its customers, which mainly aims to protect persons with its experience, knowledge and trained staff and its understanding of sustainability, reliability and high quality, and to go beyond expectations with our services and products provided with state of art technology.

Vision



To be a leading company that guides the industry, which all its stakeholders are proud of with its experience, production and technical knowledge as well as its quality and R&D activities on all activities that it engages in.

GRS & RCS

GRS & RCS

OEKO-TEX Woven

OEKO-TEX Woven

OEKO-TEX Yarn

OEKO-TEX Yarn

OCS 100

OCS 100