EXPERİENCE İN THE SECTOR

We have an experience of a half-century in socks business.

Among the leading socks producers, AKIN ÇORAP IND. and TRADE INC. positioned itself with a distinguished quality and a private brand name in the international market with its experience over 45 years and expertise in the sector.

Established with totally domestic capital in 1972 in Istanbul, AKIN ÇORAP IND. and TRADE INC. today became an operating company with international standards. Strengthened itself with establishing a factory located in Keşap, Giresun in 2006, AKIN ÇORAP IND. and TRADE INC. now makes all of its production in Giresun and manages its all processes of logistics, marketing, finance and customer relations efficiently from its Istanbul headoffice. According to data of Istanbul Textile and Apperal Exproter’s Association (ITKIB), AKIN ÇORAP IND. and TRADE INC. is among the top 5 in its sector in terms of production figures and turnover and is among top 500 companies in terms of textile export volume according to the data of Turkish Exporters Assembly (TIM) .

AKIN ÇORAP IND and TRADE INC is one of Turkey’s leader with its experience over 45 years and and the first producer coming to mind when mentioned socks . While bringing together the design with imagination, technology with production, and speed with quality; it sheds light onto the future of socks industry with its supervision on all production and quality processes, principles based on customer satisfaction and contemporary vision.

“Trust and quality since 1972”

EXPERİENCE İN THE SECTOR

We have an experience of a half-century in socks business.

Among the leading socks producers, AKIN ÇORAP IND. and TRADE INC. positioned itself with a distinguished quality and a private brand name in the international market with its experience over 45 years and expertise in the sector.

Established with totally domestic capital in 1972 in Istanbul, AKIN ÇORAP IND. and TRADE INC. today became an operating company with international standards. Strengthened itself with establishing a factory located in Keşap, Giresun in 2006, AKIN ÇORAP IND. and TRADE INC. now makes all of its production in Giresun and manages its all processes of logistics, marketing, finance and customer relations efficiently from its Istanbul headoffice. According to data of Istanbul Textile and Apperal Exproter’s Association (ITKIB), AKIN ÇORAP IND. and TRADE INC. is among the top 5 in its sector in terms of production figures and turnover and is among top 500 companies in terms of textile export volume according to the data of Turkish Exporters Assembly (TIM) .

AKIN ÇORAP IND and TRADE INC is one of Turkey’s leader with its experience over 45 years and and the first producer coming to mind when mentioned socks . While bringing together the design with imagination, technology with production, and speed with quality; it sheds light onto the future of socks industry with its supervision on all production and quality processes, principles based on customer satisfaction and contemporary vision.

“Trust and quality since 1972”

R&D AND DESIGN

Innovative and researcher R&D, P&D and design teams.

AKIN ÇORAP IND. and TRADE INC., with a sustainable and environmental friendly production approach, considers its research and development processes essential, aiming to become a “future enterprise “. Akın Çorap IND and TRADE INC is investing in R&D and uses innovative techniques in production continuesly.

To fulfill the global standarts in our quality and production we are aware of our responsibilities in our internal processes. AKIN ÇORAP IND. and TRADE INC observes and applies innovative changes and defined this situation as “Hunger for Innovative Change!”

Change and innovation are two main concepts that constitute our enterprise’s philosophy and have always been in all of our work processes from the beginning until today. AKIN ÇORAP IND. and TRADE INC. has always led the market with going beyond its customer expectations with its experienced R&D and design team, fully aware of foreign and domestic markets expectations .

It has also reached a capacity that can combine the production process equipment with the projects it has designed and developed. As a result, it has become a leading company in the sector which can design and develop its production technology.

COMPETETIVE PRICE ADVANTAGE

Fruitful production processes and high purchasing power


How can such competitive prices can be achieved?

In fact, the answer is simple; we produce high amounts at maximum performance. Thus, scale economy lets us offer competitive prices. Also, performing many production processes in house ( press , embroidery , washing department, Rosso, confection) with modern production machines give our enterprise the advantage of high quality, flexibility and cost saving.

Companies working with traditional production methods face with high input costs because of not being able to produce high amounts. Also, operating their machinery in full capacity creates additional costs.

We are continuesly producing for the leading brands of Europe and America;
The experience of continues production and high productivity,
Decreasing the costs via purchasing high amounts and high purchase power,
Shortening of depreciation time with constant use of fixed investments,
Constant development and renewal of machinery,
Substantial decrease of the logistics costs via agreements, Transforming hardships into experiences with a very rich variety of products and raw materials are amongst are advantages.

SOCIAL COMPLIANCE LEVEL

International accreditation.



AKIN ÇORAP IND. and TRADE INC accepts acting with the consciousness of social responsibility as one of the fundamental and never changing components of its administrative understanding. Social responsibility is also a part of its people-oriented approach. Our aim is to fulfill our responsibilities for our stakeholders, environment, and society with sustainable development. In this scope, our responsibilities become the most important and inseparable parts of our professional ethics. In all of the geographical areas we operate, we especially pay attention to fulfill our social and environmental responsibilities for the society and to establishing a smooth cooperation with our employees, public institutions, NGOs and other stakeholders.

This effort of our enterprise is certified by the world wide aceepted prestigious institutes with social compliance reports such as SEDEX, BSCI, ISO 9001. , and other certificates such as EOKETEX, FAMA, GOTZ etc.

HIGH QUALITY

Our quality process starts from the purchase of the raw materials and continues till the customer satisfaction after sales.


AKIN ÇORAP IND. and TRADE INC. consider;
Sustaining full customer satisfaction by perceiving the quality, price, delivery time and social compliance expectations of the customer,

Considering the expectations of end-users to elevate the quality of the product to the desired level and fulfill it with proper quality,

Foreseeing possible risks about the quality and security of the products with scientific methods at the earliest stage to remove them and target zero error,

Providing the same level of quality at each process thus standardizing the working processes,

Carrying out a quality management system that fully focuses on the relations between processes of the company and aligns the system with a simple philosophy,

Our goal is to have the participation of all our employees in our company targets and objectives,

Supporting its main suppliers in establishing and managing quality management systems as its quality policies and maintaining mutually benefiting business relations with its suppliers.

EXPERT STAFF

Investing in our employees is the most important principle we get our strength from


We are one of the oldest, most innovative and experienced companies in the socks industry with our 45 years of experience and our experienced staff.

Our company’s fundamental principle is to invest and educate our staff because we value the “Reaching for strategic goals quickly is only possible with highly motivated staff working in a harmonious team” principle.

We are a FAMILY with our 1.000 blue and white collar expert staff.

HIGH TECHNOLOGY POSSIBILITIES

Because we are closely following the latest technology


Building its founding philosophy on simple production and simplicity concepts, AKIN ÇORAP IND. and TRADE INC. today has reached to a competitive mastery with its R&D department renewing and keeping up-to-date all its sound and high technology machinery and equipment in line with expectations of the age, its quality management system and its customers.

Our high production capacity and intense technology production model let us provide products in the global market with competitive prices.

FLEXIBLE PRODUCTION INFRASTRUCTURE

Because we are offering our customers a wide range of products using the opportunities in the raw materials we can offer, using the latest modern machinery and production processes.


We have a very large scale product range produced from a variety of raw materials of cotton wool, nylon, acrylic, polyester, modal, tencel, seacell, gippe, cashmere, bamboo,yarn constructions. AKIN ÇORAP IND. and TRADE INC.’s having many of the production processes in house(Press, embroidery, washing department, rosso, confection) gives us the uality and flexibility in lead times and also advantageous costs.

With 900 computerized machinery, AKIN ÇORAP has the capacity to produce 300.000 pairs of socks per day. Besides toe closing machine group, with its innovative approach, it enriched its high technology machinery with adding jacquard and embossed knitting line considering today’s fashion. With toe closing machines producing flatbed, designed, embossed, terry, reverse terry, jacquard socks production, it is able to respond to the increasing demand in the market.

With its great variety of machinery regarding the number of needles and cylinder diameters called pus, it offers its customers ladies, men, kids and baby product lines. Being able to perform six-color, double drop knitting with its single cylinder toe closing and single cylinder open toe machinery, AKIN ÇORAP IND. and TRADE INC. is one of the most important leading companies in the sector.

HIGH-SPEED SERVICE AND COMPLIANCE WITH THE DEADLINE

Because we are following the process with proper planning.


Delivery of the order in the ordered quantity and on time is our fundamental principle. Accordingly, our target performance is to reach 100% and we are having the justified pride of mainly reaching this target. All of our delivery and production processes are monitored by our enterprise resource planning automation system and maximum effort is shown to avoid a delay in delivery time.

HIGH CUSTOMER SATISFACTION

Because we are partners speaking the same language


An enterprise’s core reason of its existence is its customers to whom it delivers products and services. Enterprises can survive as long as they satisfy their customers. For this reason, the important thing is how we define our customers and how we see them. We see our customers as our partners speaking the same language.

Our most basic goal is to respond to our customer’s provisions (their needs, expectations, desires, complaints, advice) and accordingly we consider quality as the most important parameter that shows the compliance of the product and services with the provisions of customers. All of our staff at any level know that they have a part in fulfilling the customer satisfaction and work with that awareness.

Customer satisfaction is as valuable as the services and products we offer that are the most important factors for creating the today and the future of our company.

A WIDE RANGE SUPPLIER PORTFOLIO

We establish commercial relations with our suppliers based on trust and mutual satisfaction.


In today’s competitive conditions, choosing suppliers, supplier management and developing relations with them are very important for the companies in reaching their goals.

The delivery chain consists of many links holding each other and suppliers are one of these links. This chain is no stronger than its weakest link that even though enterprises manage their processes with utmost care, a fault of the supplier may interfere with all of the processes.

For this reason, our search for proper suppliers for every product line, every target market and every customer constantly goes on and we are always in the process of adding to our suppliers. With building professional relationships based on mutual satisfaction with our suppliers, we are providing the best service network to our customers.

Our abiding aim is to build long-term relationships with our suppliers based on common practices and principles and thus to confront deep-rooted hardships brought by today’s economic situation and globalization and together find innovative solutions for qualified products and services. We are evaluating the compliance with the mentioned principles annually and sharing the points open to development and lacking with all of our suppliers.