Half a century-old history of the Topkapi İplik

Topkapi Iplik, a history of a half a century, is located in Hadımkoy-İstanbul, one of the leading world metropolises and it is established on a land surrounded by more than 17.000 trees. Topkapi Iplik, with its state-of-art machinery park and a quality controlled knitting mill, its advanced laboratory and on-line process control systems, its highly qualified personnel who have become a part of the firm’s integrity as a result of having worked for many years, Topkapi Iplik AŞ does not only produce yarn but also stable quality for its customers.

Topkapi appreciates loyal employees with long years of service who implement the company’s quality goals on a daily basis, thanks to its working conditions and respect for human dignity, Topkapi was the first spinning mill not only in Turkey but in Europe to receive SA 8000 certification for social responsibility and accountability.

We produce the highest quality yarns

Our factory produces quality yarns ready to paint since 1972. Topkapi was the first spinning mill which works people and environment oriented in Europe to receive SA 8000 certification for social responsibility and accountability.

Our Firm Values and Integrated Management Systems

Humanitarian Working Philosophy

We are very well aware that, the long term success of a firm depends mainly on its human resources. Consequently we established sincere and strong relations with our employees since many years. We offer a healthy and friendly working atmosphere and support the transfer of knowledge and experience as well as the development and training of young workers. The all people working here dedicate all their energy to learn and produce, thanks to the confidence of having all kinds of social support.

Experience and Innovation

We do not only rely on our many years of experience but we also embrace new technologies and innovations. Considering the importance of textile industry we are constantly improving our manufacturing processes in breaking new innovative grounds.

We pioneered many ways in short staple fiber ring spinning in Turkey. Many spinning machines have been tested in Topkapi Iplik’s spinning mill, perfected in accordance with our experience and later they have been introduced to the world market.

Sustainable Development

Using high value raw materials we have a high awareness of the importance to protect nature. We are deeply convinced that the economic development of our enterprise must be in accordance with our ecological and social environment. Within our whole production process we adhere to high ecological and social standards which are proven by our certification in ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001 and SA 8000. In addition, Topkapi is the first certified organic cotton yarn producer in Turkey. We are also a supporter of FLO Fairtrade Project, aiming at the encouragement of people in developing countries to stand on their own feet. In same context we attend another valued project called BCI Better Cotton as a member which is aimed to obtain better conditions for Human, Environment and Future of Cotton sector.


The Board and Employees of Topkapi Iplik make principle for the continuity and improvements of below mentioned actions.

  1. To obtain satisfaction of Clients
  2. To suit with National and International Management standards and related legislations such issues on Product Quality, Environment Management, Occupational Health and Safety, Social Responsibility.
  3. To obtain thrifty usage of Natural Resources to save them and reduce the environmental pollution.
  4. To keep the operations under the control this may effect the environment negatively.
  5. To minimize all the damaging effects which may have negatively effect on environment.
  6. To obtain the risk managements effectively for cases like injury, work based illnesses and cases for the other risk groups and to plan the required precautions and to put them into practice.
  7. To follow the latest technology on Product Quality, Environment Protection, Occupational Health and Safety issues and to obtain constantly improvements.
  8. To follow constantly the performance of company related with Quality, Environment and Occupational Safety, and than to review the aims of the company accordingly and to take required actions for the improvements.