The foundation of GEDIK HOLDING was laid with the establishment of GEDIK Welding as a manufacturer of welding consumables in 1963.The company has continued its commercial life over the years with success and has come to the position of a leader in the welding sector. Later on, GEDIK HOLDING has added many sectors such as casting, valve, capital markets and education to its area of activity and has taken its place among the most rooted and the most reputable establishments of Turkey along with its companies that are leaders in these sectors.
Over 1500 people are working within the GEDIK HOLDING and the Group is growing with the emphasis on innovations and new investments. GEDIK GOLDING can adapt itself to global and local economic conditions and changes. It has capacity to react quickly to developments in strategic areas which it keeps close track of.
Gedik Welding and Casting Group has a main office in Istanbul, twelve regional directorates in major cities of Turkey and a widespread sales and service network. Additionally in 2009, GEDIK HOLDING opened a sales office in Holland by the name of GEDIK Europe with the purpose of providing faster service to its customers in Europe. Furthermore, the Group has partners in America, Russia, the Middle East, North Africa and South Asia areas.
GEDIK HOLDING has established a brand new, modern plant on 261.700 square meters area in Sakarya Hendek 2nd Organized Industry Zone with the purpose of diversifying GEDIK Welding and GEDIK Casting products which are in demand all around the world and increasing its capacity.
Gedik Investment as a member of GEDIK HOLDING, has been operating in Turkey’s Capital Markets since 1991 with its strong capital and wide-spread operation capability. It is the most wide-spread brokerage house among non-bank brokerage houses.
GEDIK HOLDING established the GEDIK Education and Social Benefits Foundation (GEV) with the purpose of contributing to the alleviation of the need for qualified members of staff in most notably the welding sector along with other related sectors in Turkey in 1994.