SUBOR BORU San. Ve Tic. A.Ş. was founded in 1996 to manufacture and sell Glass fiber Reinforced Polyester (GRP) pipes in domestic and export markets.
Having commissioned its first production facility in Sakarya in April 1997, SUBOR has the privilege of being the first technological facility founded in Turkey in the field of GRP pipe production and trade.
SUBOR is a subsidary of “Yapı Merkezi Holding”.
Yapı Merkezi, is one of the largest international construction groups in Turkey and it was founded in 1965, aims “to create and to realize projects that will serve all humanity by creating happy environments”, and has been included in the “Top 250 International Constructors List” published annually by ENR – Engineering News Records every year since 1998. Yapı Merkezi realizes projects of universal dimensions and always reaches its targets with the determination to complete every project by delivering products and services on time, within budget and with the specified quality.
SUBOR’s other partner is Saudi Arabian “Amiantit Group of Companies” which is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of pipe systems, with 30 manufacturing facilities spread around the globe.
With the main objective of serving the agricultural development projects of our country within the scope of GAP (Southeast Anatolian Project), Subor has realized its second investment in 2000 by the joint venture of SUBOR and “Fernas İnşaat. A.Ş.” in Suruç district of Şanlıurfa in accordance with its long-term investment strategy.
SUBOR is capable of producing 800 kilometers of GRP pipes at different diameters each year with its four production lines, three in the Sakarya Facility and one in the Şanlıurfa facility, and is unrivalled in GRP production with regards to total capacity in Turkey and Europe.
Today, SUBOR is amongst the leading GRP pipe manufacturers in the world through its succesful references around the globe and Flowtite technology capable of producing high pressure GRP pipes and fittings up to 4-meter in diameter.
SUBOR is founding member of Turkish GRP Pipe Producers Association (CTP BORU Üreticileri Birliği).
To grow by manufacturing the products and services required by our customers with optimal cost, time, and quality to increase our market share profitably, to create opportunities in different geographies to convey our knowledge and experiences.
To ensure people's access to contemporary infrastructure solutions that are sensitive to the society and the environment, sustainable, and innovative and to enhance the life quality.
In order to achieve the vision and carry out the mission explained above,
SUBOR has adopted, as the fundamental principle in its works, quality goal it summarizes as
SATISFYING THE EXPECTATIONS OF OUR CUSTOMERS, PARTNERS, EMPLOYEES, SUPPLIERS, AND THE SOCIETY BY CONTNUOUSLY IMPROVING OUR MANAGEMENT AND PRODUCTION PROCESSES",
the OHSAS goal it has established as "OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY FIRST IN ALL OPERATIONS",
and the environmental goal that it has undertaken as "PERFORMING OUR ACTIVITIES IN SUCH A WAY THAT WILL PROTECT THE ENVIRONMENT".
Quality Control and Assurance
Subor GRP pipes are designed and subjected to tests in order to meet the requirements of the most fundamental and extensive international standards of the industry such as AWWA, ASTM, ISO, EN, and BS and the national TSE standards.
These standards define the starting design requirements and establish the product qualification and performance criteria. The conducted tests cover the entire process from the entrance of the raw material to the facility to the shipment of the final product, are conducted so as to measure the short- and long-term performance of the product; and the results are recorded such that they can be accessed also by the customers when required.
The tests are conducted information Subor's laboratories, which are accredited with regards to conformity to ISO 17025: General Requirements for the Competence of Testing and Calibration laboratories. Subor's approach to quality concept is not limited to production process and product. Its management conception in all its activities is an insight that considers the satisfaction of all its stakeholders, especially the customers and that adopts occupational health and safety as the fundamental policy.
Having established its management system upon such foundations, Subor has obtained certificates for ISO 9001 Quality, ISO 14001 Environment, and OHSAS 18001 Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems as a result of the audits by international institutions.
Subor, which has offered its products for the use of markets other than Turkey since the first year it started production, has accelerated exportation in 2009 and 2010 and has come to a position to export 60% of its production.
It carries the water into the future with confidence in 44 countries on 4 continents including North Africa, Balkans, Middle East, Russia, and Turkish Republics.
Subor GPR pipes, which are produced with diameters ranging from 300 mm to 4000 meeting and pressures from 1 bar to 32 bars, provide correct solutions for all projects from irrigation to potable water, from industrial plants to energy investments.
ISO Eco-Friendly Practices in Manufacture
2010 Large-Scale Enterprises Sustainable Eco-Friendly Practices Yenal Oktuğ Special Award
Certification of OHSAS 18001 System
TURKAK Accrediation for our Laboratories
Turkish Exporters Assembly (TIM) The only GRP Pipe Manufacturer Company
in rank 316 in the Top 500 List in Export
Finalist in "Competition Power Organization) in TÜSİAD
SEDEFED Competition Forum Assessment
TEB, Price Waterhouse Coopers, Referans Gazetesi
Hızlı Balık (Rapid Fish) Award
Production of Pipes with 4-Meter Diameter
ISO - Finalist for Innovative Companies
46th Company that paid the highest Corporate Tax in Istanbul
PAGEV, Turkish Plastics Industry Association Research, Development,
Training Foundation Award of Stars of Plastics Industry
Istanbul Chamber of Industry - Amongst the Largest 500 Companies in Turkey
Sakarya Quality Association Environmental Incentive Award
Certification of ISO 14001 Environmental Management System
Şanlıurfa Facility Starts Production
Certification of our TS EN ISO 9001 Quality Management System