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Pimsa Poliuretan was established in July 29, 1975 by a group of friends graduated from Robert College. One of the first companies to manufacture polyurethane part for Turkish Automobile Industry, Pimsa Poliuretan moved to Dudullu Organized Industrial Zone in 1985. In 2011, the title of the company was changed to Pimsa Otomotiv A.S. and moved to the current modern facilities at TOSB Organized Industrial Zone.

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HISTORY

Pimsa's story began in Istanbul Küçükyalı in 1975. Aim; was to produce polyurethane in automobile, construction and defense industry. The future of the company was drawn with the orders they received in 1977. Pimsa became a company that produces polyurethane products for the Turkish Automotive industry. Over the years, medium-sized production facilities have turned into factories, and the product group has also diversified. At first, the company developed with the production of seat foam, steering wheel and armrest; continued to grow with parts such as engine insulation, floor carpet, trim panels, sun visor. Adapting to economic and technological developments and developing by correctly understanding the conditions of each period, Pimsa has always managed to be one step ahead of time by establishing manufacturing companies that meet its own needs and foreign partnerships. Being one of the top 500 companies in Turkey, producing, designing, developing and growing, Pimsa continues on its way with the excitement of the first day to add value to the future.

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1975

A group of friends graduated from Robert College established Pimsa Poliuretan A.S. Manufacturing of polyurethane form parts commenced in a building leased near E-5 highway of Kucukyali. The first motto was “Polyurethane for automobile, furniture, construction and defense industries”. Mithat Bigat and Omer Bilgin of the founders became the administrators of the company.

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1977

It was determined that automobile industry was ideal for the partners in consequence of the relations that commenced after Otomarsan company ordered seat cushion foam for O-309 buses. The future of the company was shaped when Otosan and Otoyol companies also placed orders. Pimsa became the first company to manufacture polyurethane products for Turkish automobile industry.

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1980

Pimsa was already carrying out manufacture in 3 leased buildings in Kucukyali in order to catch up with the orders when it became an accepted company of the industry in

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1985

The production in Dudullu that started with seat cushion foam, steering wheel and armrest diversified in 10 years and the product range became extended adding interior trim parts such as motor isolations, floor rug, trim panels and sunshades.

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1995

Otimsa Teknik Imalat Limited Sirketi was established in order to afford the increasing lower segment metal requirement of the company.

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1997

The course of Turkish Automobile Industry completely changed after the customs union agreement between Turkey and EU. Thereupon, negotiations commenced with many companies for a partnership in Europe in order to become a system manufacturer.

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1999

Pimsa Direksiyon A.S. was established in partnership with German Petri and Spanish Dalphi Metal companies in order to manufacture steering wheel upon the demand of our customers and the increasing use of airbag in new automobiles. Pimsa Direksiyon A.S. was liquidated in 2011 due to a dispute between the foreign partners who had been the new owners of such companies.

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2000

HP Pelzer Pimsa Otomotiv Sanayi AS was established in partnership with Pelzer Gmbh, a company that manufactured acoustic parts, and the company commenced manufacture in 2001 in the facility within Ford Otosan Sub-Industry Park and in factory, the latter of which was the first factory to be established in TOSB area.

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2001

Pimsa Adler Otomotiv A.S. Was established in partnership with Italian Adler Plastics Company, the global supplier of Fiat, and the partnership started production in a leased building next to Pimsa Poliuretan of Dudullu.

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2003

ISO/TS 16949 quality certificate was granted and ISO 14001 certificate was acquired. No compromise is made to quality.

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2004

Pimsa Poliuretan A.S. steered the direction towards new works that are beyond the interest of the partnerships, headed in to polyurethane part production generally for commercial vehicles and started the first attempt for rug production and globalization.

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2004

Pimsa Poliuretan was awarded with Ford Q1 certificate.

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2006

Pimsa Otomotiv Tekstilleri A.S. was established in order to afford rug and felt requirement of the group companies.

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2011

HP Pelzer Pimsa was established in Romania and started production in the mid-2012. The company was sold to the foreign partner in the end of 2017.

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2012

The title of the company was changed to Pimsa Otomotiv A.S. and moved to its new manufacturing facility and administrational building in TOSB Organized Industrial Zone. Pimsa Otomotiv building started environment-friendly manufacture and use of energy with solar energy system.

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2013

Pelzer Pimsa was established in St. Petersburg. The company was sold to the foreign partner in the end of 2017.

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2014

Pimsa received its first patent in Turkey for the sunvisor production method.

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2016

Pimsa Otomotiv was awarded by Kocaeli Chamber of Industry with Environment Award of Automobile and Sub-Industry Sector in the Big-sized Business Category and Pimsa Otomotiv was awarded with LEED Gold certificate.

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2016

Pimsa Otomotiv became the 265th R&D center of Turkey.

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2017

QCL Company of the United Kingdom was purchased and it became the first manufacturing center abroad.

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2017

Pimsa started operating its first overseas location in Chesterfield.

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2018

Pimsa Otomotiv acquired its first patent in Europe.

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2018

Pimsa's Nuneaton factory started production in 2018.