Zorlu Group’s foundation was laid in 1953 with the establishment of a textile company in Babadağ, Denizli. Having begun its life as a family business, today Zorlu Group has grown into a giant conglomerate with over 60 companies and around 30 thousand employees, demonstrating a solid example of institutionalization.

Ranking among Turkey’s leading business groups, Zorlu Group is active in

  • Textiles,
  • Consumer Electronics and Household Appliances,
  • Energy,
  • Real estate and
  • Mining-Metallurgy businesses

Together with its subsidiaries, Zorlu Group generates increasing added value for the Turkish economy and makes a significant contribution to Turkey’s exports.

For more information on Zorlu Group: www.zorlu.com.tr

Zorlu Group’s Fields of Activity

The founding pillar of Zorlu Group, textiles continues to be one of the Group’s main areas of business. With Korteks, Turkey’s largest integrated polyester yarn producer and exporter and Zorluteks, Europe’s leading home textile producer, under its umbrella, Zorlu Textiles Group is constantly growing and enhancing its position in domestic and international markets.

Led by Zorluteks and Korteks, Zorlu Textiles Group is engaged in the production and marketing of yarns, draperies and home textile products. With its high production capacity, high-quality products and wide product range and excellent marketing and distribution capabilities, Zorlu Textile Group is one of the world’s leading polyester yarn and home textiles manufacturers.


  • Turkey’s largest integrated manufacturer and exporter of polyester yarn
  • Exports to 230 clients in 40 countries


  • Europe’s leading home textiles company
  • Exports to 60 countries

Main Brands: Taç, Linens, Valeron, Bianca Luna, Kristal, Casabel, Brielle

For more information: www.korteks.com.tr    www.zorlutekstil.com.tr


Operating in the consumer electronics and white goods sectors, Vestel is one of the leading ODM (Original Design Manufacturer) manufacturers in the world.

In Turkey, Vestel is the market leader in TVs and one of the top 3 players in household appliances. As a global producer, Vestel also ranks among the top three TV producers and top five white goods manufacturers in Europe.

Vestel City, Vestel’s manufacturing base in Manisa, is one of Europe’s largest single-site industrial manufacturing complexes.


  • One of the leading ODM providers of TVs, household appliances and digital products for the European market
  • One of the top 3 TV producers in Europe
  • One of the major producers of TVs and household appliances in Turkey

With its integrated operations, Zorlu Energy Group is one of the leading players in the Turkish energy sector. Zorlu Energy Group continues to grow both in and out of Turkey with a particular focus on renewable energy – mainly geothermal and solar energy. In line with its vision to become the energy company of the future, Zorlu Energy Group also invests in new technologies, such as smart energy management systems and smart grids, and in developing areas like electric vehicle charging stations.

  • 1.207 MW* of total installed capacity
    • Turkey: 643 MW
    • Israel: 290 MW*
    • Pakistan: 56 MW
    • Russia: 217 MW
  • 87% of installed capacity in Turkey and 51% of total installed capacity based on renewable energy sources

  • Competency in providing integrated services, which comprise generation and sales of electricity and steam, electricity distribution and trade, “turnkey” construction of power plants, including project development, long-term operation, provision of maintenance and repair services for power plants, natural gas distribution and trade and distribution and sales of solar PV panels
  • Electricity distribution in Eskişehir, Bilecik, Uşak, Afyonkarahisar and Kütahya provinces with a total population of 2.8 million in West Anatolia, serving approximately 1.87 million customers
  • Natural gas distribution in Edirne, Kırklareli, Tekirdağ, Gaziantep and Kilis provinces with a total population of 4 million, serving approximately 714k customers

*Stake adjusted

For more information: www.zorluenerji.com.tr

With its innovative and perfectionist approach, Zorlu Real Estate Group develops exclusive and world-class projects at prime locations and constructs exemplary buildings which are poised to set the standards in the real estate sector. Putting technology at the center of its developments, Zorlu Real Estate Group incorporates “smart city” and “smart home” applications and solutions into its projects while also prioritizing sustainability.

  • Smart, eco-friendly and sustainability-oriented real estate projects which stand apart in their respective segments with their architectural qualities and advanced technologies

  • A portfolio of valuable land plots in leading tourism destinations of Turkey

Zorlu Center

  • Situated at the junction of two continents, Zorlu Center is Turkey’s first five-function mixed-use project, comprising a shopping center, a hotel (Raffles Istanbul Zorlu Center), offices, residences and a Performing Arts Center
  • One of Istanbul’s main attraction centers

Zorlu Center Shopping Mall

  • A shopping center that hosts leading global brands and finest restaurants

Zorlu Performing Arts Center (PSM)

  • Zorlu PSM hosts a variety of high-publicity cultural and artistic events including Broadway musicals, festivals, theater plays, concerts, operas and classical music concerts and is among the five leading arts centers in the world

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  • An eco-friendly A+ office building with accolades in office architecture

For more information: www.zorlugayrimenkul.com.tr

Founded in 2007, Zorlu Mining Group undertakes exploration, production, export, R&D and investment activities with an aim to utilize Turkey’s nickel resources for benefit of the Turkish economy by investing in nickel-cobalt mining. Employing advanced technologies in its operations, Zorlu Mining Group aims to process ores into metals, and subsequently, move to the production of higher value-added end-products and rare earth elements, and ultimately become one of the leading suppliers of nickel-cobalt on a global basis.

  • Turkey’s first and only nickel-cobalt processing plant with a production capacity of 10,000 tons of nickel content per year in Gördes, Manisa

  • Employing state-of-the-art and eco-friendly production technology
  • Planned development and investment projects for the nickel cobalt reserves in Eskişehir and Uşak under existing permits
  • Approximately 400,000 tons of reserves with nickel content

For more information: www.metanikel.com.tr