CAPABILITY. Manufacturers of a range of products using leather and technical textiles. Product range includes footwear for military and industrial application s, load carriage systems, tentage , camouflage nets . 2009 - Production Sales of 3M pairs p.a. and 50M € turnover ,
CAPABILITY Manufacturers of a range of products using leather and technical textiles. Product range includes footwear for military and industrial applications, load carriage systems, tentage, camouflage nets. 2009 - Production Sales of 3M pairs p.a.and 50M € turnover, Yakupoglu has all the latest system certifications, such as ISO 9001:2008, OHSAS TS 18001, its in-house laboratory accredited to ISO 17025:2005 and also SATRA Accredited. The company is being audited for ISO 14001 in Feb 10, to be followed by Social Accountability (SA) 8000. Yakupoglu’smain Motto is “More for the same price; same for less” Currently suppliers to the UK MoD for safety footwear and conductive boots for the Royal Navy and recently awarded a contract to supply the UK MoD Police Force with leather accessories Warehousing and Customer Support facilities for the UK market is provided through our subsidiary Goliath Footwear Ltd. based in Cleckheaton West Yorkshire
TECHNOLOGY Yakupoglu has the technical capability of manufacturing all soling types such as Double density direct injected rubber (DDR) soles, Double density direct injected polyurethane soles (DDPU), Double density direct injected polyurethane/thermo polyurethane soles (PU/TPU), Double density direct injected polyurethane/rubber soles (PU/Rubber), Single density direct injected or vulcanized rubber soles (DV), Soles produced with Good Year Welt system, and Ready solestoalltypes of NATO andEuropeanStandards. Yakupoglu is the only manufacturer globally to have developed the ability to undertake large scale production of DDR injectedsoles for footwear which provides significant advantages to military and safety footwear. It is more durable, resistant to chemical and oil attack and retains better performance over a wider range of climatic conditions.The American Army has started the production and purchase of this technology . In terms of Whole Life Costs, DDR confers significant cost advantages. It costs the same as conventional PU/Rubber soled products, it has a significantly longer shelf-life, it does not rely on glues for sole bonding, it does not degrade in heat and cold, much lighter in weight but at the same time provides better operational performance for soldiers who carry heavy load carriage.
SERVICES Yakupoglu can offer a vertically integrated service, from design, prototyping, development, manufacture, product enhancement through to storage, distribution and after sales care, depending on the requirements and climatic conditions of the military operations. Yakupoglu is also practised in the retail sector, owning both factory and retail outlets and with an internet-sales business Yakupoglu is e-business capable, currently offering Business to Business (B2B) and Business to Customer (B2C) secure trading facilities. Goliath is part of the Exostar system, enabling it to undertake Purchase to Payment (P2P) transactions with the UK MoD. Yakupoglu has Expressed Interest in bidding for the UK MoD New Clothing Solution programme and is willing to discuss potential collaboration opportunities with a UK partner.
DELIVERY Yakupoglu is capable of delivering consistent quality to any global customer due to its vertically integrated manufacturing processes withlessthan 0.5% of rejectrates. With Goliath, Yakupoglu has beenabletoprovidemorethan 200 pairsforthe UK market forthepast 12 years. Yakupoglu has dedicated transport assets that deliver to the UK, by road, weekly. Transit time is normally 10 days but urgent orders can be delivered by air via Ankara International airport, situated 10 minutes from the factory. Other goods which require next day delivery are stocked in the UK warehouse facility Yakupoglu is a Turkish ‘Top 500’ company and is financially strong with a diverse portfolio
REFERENCES Turkish Ministry Of Defence(Land Forces, Gendarmerie, Airforce , NavalForce, SpecialForces ) Turkish Head Office Of Police Forces United Arab Emirates Ghq Armed Forces Oman Ministry Of Defence (Rao – Rafo – Rno – Rgo) United Kingdom MOD Danish Army Belgian Army Italian Ministry Of Interior French Police Forces Israeli Army Georgian Ministry Of Defence KazakhstanMinistry Of Defence Spanish Redcross Unicef