Milestones In The History Of Berdan Civata Company


  • Our founder Mr. Hasan Şemsi launched his career in Connection Components Industry in Denet Civata Company in Istanbul.


  • Mr. Hasan Şemsi introduced numerous novelties what we call as innovation in our day to Denet Civata Company and the industry while working Denet Civata Company. Therefore, he received many employment offers from the leading companies of the industry.
  • Mr. Hasan Şemsi graduated from the 2-year Business & Economics Institute newly opened within Business Administration Faculty of Istanbul University by receiving night education.


  • Mr. Hasan Şemsi began to work in was transferred to the STFA Civata Company in Adana. He worked as the Plant Manager for 6 years. In 1982 he retired.


  • Mr. Hasan Şemsi started the production of Connection components in Berdan Lathe Workshop founded by Mr. Yunus Şemsi Civata in Tarsus province with 5 employees on an area of 150 square meters.


  • Mr. Hasan Şemsi worked for 6 years in STFA Civata Company in Adana province and after retiring from there he started to work in Berdan Civata Company in Tarsus province. Mr. Hasan Şemsi expanded the workshop from 150 m² to 400 m² in a very short time.


  • Mr. Hasan Şemsi moved to the new factory with an area of 1500 m² established on an area of 5500 m² with his 25 employees in Mersin-Tarsus Organized Industrial Zone


  • Berdan brand was registered


  • TSI Certificates of Eligibility were received for bolts, nuts and studs from TSI


  • The second adjoining land with an area of 5500 square meters was purchased and a new production building with an area of 1600 m² was added. The number of employees increased to 45.


  • Turkey's Largest Automatic Hot Nut Bench, producing bolts up to M33 diameter, began production in Berdan Civata Company.
  • Entrepreneurship Encouragement Award of the year was given by Mesiad- Mersin Industrialists' and Businessmen's Association.


  • ISO 9001 Certification was received as a result of the TUV Saarland controls.


  • Golden Year of Berdan Civata Company: number of employees increased to 115 people with 400% growth.
  • Berdan Civata Company received the Second Prize with the project thereof incident to cleaning the bolts mechanically instead of cleaning with harmful chemicals on human health and the environment in dip galvanization in the 1st Innovation competition opened by Mersin Chamber of Industry and Commerce.


  • The first CE Certificate of the bolt and nut sector in Turkey was received.
  • Berdan Civata Company was the first and only Turkish company which participated in Husum Wind Energy Fair and was introduced to Wind Energy giants. Production of connection components used in energy sector was started.
  • 12.000 m² of new land was purchased in the Organized Industrial Zone within the Investment schemes.
  • The District Business Man of the Year award was received from Mesiad.


  • Another first in the industry in Turkey was accomplished: Berdan Civata Company became the first (and still only) bolt company to receive TUCSAMark competence certificate given by the Association of Turkish Constructional Steelwork granted under the supervision of the Bureau Veritas.
  • Berdan Civata Company put into operation the first Heat Treatment Plant with Cabin.
  • Berdan Civata Company won 40% of grant support for itsEco-Friendly Dip Galvanizing Plant Project in Cukurova K. Agency project competition and construction of the facility was started.
  • Berdan Civata became one of the ten companies awarded with plaque by the Governorship of Mersin in the Organized Industrial Zone due the employment created and taxes paid because of the investments made despite the crisis.


  • Eco-Friendly Dip Galvanizing Plant supported by Çukurova K.ajans and which has won award from Mersin Chamber of Industry and Commerce began operations and patent application was made for the facilities.
  • Our President was awarded Businessman of the Year Award by Istanbul İmed (Business and Economics Alumni Association)
  • Berdan Civata Brand was registered in 10 countries.


  • Berdan Civata Company, in the 4th place of tax payment in Tarsus province was awarded with a plaque by the Tax Office


  • The adjoining land in the Organized Industrial Zone with a closed area of 4000 square meters and an area of 10.000 square meters was purchased and the open area was increased to an area of 33,000 m²
  • Berdan Civata Company was awarded with a plaque in a ceremony attended by the Prime Minister by entering into the top 5 competitors among 1108 competitors in The Most Successful Small Business Contest organized by Kosgeb on November 22, 2012
  • A first was accomplished in İçel province: Our first cold bolt production with fully automatic 4-stations and with the weight of 49 tons producing 60 to 90 M16-M22- diameter group bolts per minute started the production in lieu of the hot bolt production with a low capacity like 5-6 bolts per minute which prevented us to be competitive in the market.


  • A first was accomplished again in İçel province: Fully automated, continuous bolt and nut hardening plant of Berdan Civata Company constructed locally by 50% grant support of Çukurova Development Agency was commissioned.
  • A first was accomplished for the third time in İçel province: The first Zinc Lamellar Coating Plant of Berdan Civata Company existing only in the Organized Industrial Zone of Tarsus-Mersin province in addition to Istanbul, Bursa and Izmir provinces was commissioned after the Eco-Friendly Dip Galvanizing Plant and the Electro Galvanized Coating Plant
  • A first was accomplished again in Turkey: Berdan Civata Company’s Laboratory which has the richest testing laboratory received the industry's first Accreditation Certificate and the AD 2000 W certificate incident to pressure vessels.
  • Berdan Civata Company has become the 87th company among the fastest growing companies of Turkey with 92%average annual growth of three years in the fastest growing companies of Turkey competition jointly organized by Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey and TEPAV and has received a plaque from Mr. Cevdet Yılmaz, the Minister of State.

2014 March

  • Hot dip galvanized facility for preventing the breaking of hydrogen was granted a patent.
  • Global Principles Agreement was adopted.
  • Number of employees reached 200 in 2014.
  • Works germane to establishment of office in Shanghia started.
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