More than fifty years of experience and know-how, a customer-based organization, and constant technological innovation make Setaş a leader in chemistry and industrial color processes.
Setaş operates in three production centre in Çerkezköy
Industrial Zone in Turkey. One another production centre in pigment dying is
also based in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.
Dyes, auxiliary chemicals, optical bleaches,
electrostatic powder dyes and masterbatches are produced for textile, paper,
metal and plastic industries.
Productivity, ecological compliance, high quality
and zero accidents are guaranteed by using advanced technology equipments in various
chemical and physical processes such as esterification, diazo reactions,
methylation, coupling, injection and molding.
Reaction Unit, having a production capacity of 6.000 tons. Liquid
reactive, liquid acrylic and liquid sulfur dyes are produced.
Dispersion Unit, having a production capacity of 10,000 tons. Liquid
disperse dyes are produced with pigment and vat dispersions.
Chemical Unit, having a production capacity of 25.000 tons. Auxiliary
chemicals used in textile and optical brighteners used in both paper and
textile industry are produced.
Masterbatch Unit, having a production capacity of 10,000 tons. PET,
PE, PP PA products are produced based on colored, black and functional
masterbatches for fibers, packaging and cables.
Electrostatic Powder Coating Unit, having a production capacity of
6.000 tons. Epoxy, PES and Hybrid electrostatic powder
dyes are produced.
1966 – Setaş founded and started trading for dyes
and dyeing chemicals for textile and leather industry.
1987 – Production of first disperse dye.
1989 – Left the representation and focused on its
1997 – Production of printing dyes for cellulose
fiber and acid and metal complex dyes for polyamide fiber were started.
2002 – Setaş was the first and only Turkish member
of ETAD Ec (The Ecological and Toxicological Association of Dyes and Organic
Pigments Manufacturers), concentrated on human health and environmental
protection. All important organizations were taking similar actions with the
consciousness of protecting our common future.
2003 – Production of the first organic synthetic
pigment was started. Same year, production of liquid acrylic dyes for textile
and paper sectors are also started.
2004 – Production of masterbatches was started. As
one of the most important section in the chemical industry, Setaş proved itself
by being the biggest local supplier in Turkish market.
2007 – Production of lubricants used in fiber
lubrication was started. Same year, by investing in a new electrostatic powder
coating business unit, Setaş introduced its own colors to the metal coating
industry with its Setacoat brand.
2010 – In order to respond dynamic fashion industry
needs, Setaş started to be involved in the chemical production projects to
develop new products for denim designers and manufacturers. Product and solution
streamed by Setaş’s R&D unit into the field helps Turkish denim
manufacturers to retain their global leadership in the industry.
2011 – Setaş Technology Center was founded in
September to bunch together different disciplines based on chemistry, carried
out new developments with the synergy. Basic approach of STC is based on close communication
and information sharing within business partners.
2014 – The electrostatic powder coating division, established
in 2007, moved to a new plant of 11.000 m2 in Çerkezköy Industrial
Zone and increased its production capacity to 6000 ton per year.
2016 – Setaş joined the United Nations Global
Compact (UNGC) platform in September.
2017 – Setaş was accepted by Turquality program,
supported by the Ministry of Economy.