We Convey Water to the Future

Subor continues to be an effective power in the world pipe market thanks to the existing installed capacity, investment spurts, and experienced and competent staff amounting to nearly 500 people. Acting with the knowledge that its most valuable capital is human resources, Subor continues to be an effective power in the world pipe market also thanks to the corporate innovative and creative culture that cares about information sharing.

ABOUT US

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.

SUBOR is founding member of Turkish GRP Pipe Producers Association (CTP BORU Üreticileri Birliği).

OUR VISION

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.

OUR MISSION

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". 

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Quality Control, Assurance And Information Security

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 the quality concept is not limited to the production process and its product. The management mindset of Subor in all activities is an insight that considers the satisfaction of all stakeholders, especially customers and adopts environmental awareness, occupational health and safety, and information security as the fundamental policy.

Establishing its management systems on these foundations, Subor has obtained ISO 9001 Quality, ISO 14001 Environment, OHSAS 18001 Occupational Health and Safety, ISO 27001 Information Security Management Systems certificates as a result of the audits of international institutions.

International Prestige

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 70% of its production.

It carries the water into the future with confidence in 50+ countries on 5 continents including North Africa, Balkans, Middle East, Russia, USA and Turkish Republics.

Subor GPR pipes, which are produced with diameters ranging from 200 mm to 4000 meeting and pressures from 1 bar to 40 bars, provide correct solutions for all projects from irrigation to potable water, from industrial plants to energy investments.

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2020

Exports to Cameroon, Djibouti, Mongolia and Uruguay

ISO 27001 Information Security Management System Certificate has been approved

2019

Establishment of Subor Design Center

IMKB Stars of Chemistry - 3rd award in construction plastics export, 1st award in GRP pipe production

First export to USA and Ivory Coast

2018

IMKB Stars of Chemistry - 3rd award in construction plastics export, 1st award in GRP pipe production

2017

100.000 vehicles in shipment

The pipe production diameter of Şanlıurfa plant has been increased to 3200 mm

2012

5.000 km in production

2011

ISO Environmental Practices in Production - 2010 Large Scale Enterprise Sustainable Environment Friendly Application, Yenal Oktuğ Special Award

2010

Turkish Exporters Assembly (TIM) - 316th on the top 500 list in exports and the only GRP pipe manufacturer company

"Competitiveness Organization" finalist in the assessment of TUSIAD-SEDEFED Competition Forum

2009

Our 4th line capable to produce up to 4000 mm diameter was launched

ISO - Finalist for Innovative Companies

Subor, 46th company that paid the highest corporate tax in Istanbul

OHSAS 18001 certificate has been approved

The laboratories have been internationally accredited by TURKAK

2008

TEB, Price Waterhouse Coopers, Referans Newspaper Rapid Fish Award

2007

Istanbul Chamber of Industry - Subor among the largest 500 companies in Turkey

PAGEV, Turkish Plastics Industry Assosication, Research, Development, Training Foundation - "Stars of the Plastics Industry" Award

2002

100 km in production, 10.000 vehicles in shipment

2001

Sakarya Quality Association-Environment Encouragement Award

ISO 14001 Environmental Management System Certificate has been approved

Company structure of Subor has changed into an equal partnership of Yapı Merkezi and Amiantit Groups

2000

Our 2nd plant was set up in Şanlıurfa

1999

TS EN ISO 9001 Quality Management System Certificate has been approved

1998

First Export

Our 2nd line was launched in Sakarya Plant

1997

First Production and Shipment

1996

Establishment of Subor