History - Ugur Group Companies
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History

History

1954
  • At Aydın/Nazilli, it went into business with ice cream machine repairs for the first time in Turkey, in addition to ice cream production by İbrahim Takmaklı.
  • Uğur Ice-cream Machines Inc. Co. first became active with the production of the ice cream machines. 
1965
  • Uğur Ice-cream Machines participated in Izmir International Fair for the first time and offered the guests the ice cream made with Uğur Ice Cream Machines during the fair. 
1974
  • Uğur Ice-cream Machines carried out its first exportation and sent ice cream machines to Germany. 
1975
  • Uğur Ice-cream Machines exhibited its products on abroad fair for the first time. 
1976
  • Uğur Ice-cream Machines placed its first ice-cream machine advertisement in newspapers. 
1982
  • Uğur Ice-cream Machines broadcasted its first ice-cream machine advertisement on television. 
1984
  • Its first legal entity was founded as "Takmaklılar Pamuk İşletmesi San. Ve Tic. A.Ş." and started to produce coolers.
1985
  • Uğur Ice-cream Machines signed a license agreement with Derby Company from Denmark. 
1986
  • Uğur Ice-cream Machines Inc. Co. changed its previous trade name under reconstruction as Uğur Cooling Machines Industry and Trade Inc. Co. and continued production. 
  • Uğur Cooling produced the first deep freeze machine in Turkey. 
  • Uğur Cooling started giving franchises all over Turkey and transitioned into franchise system. 
1987
  • Uğur Cooling started the production ice-cream preservation cabins. 
1990
  • Uğur Cooling terminated the license agreement signed between Derby from Denmark. 
1991
  • Uğur Cooling organized its first Franchise Meeting in Kuşadası. 
  • Uğur Cooling got engaged in the production of vertical bottle cooler cabins. 
1994
  • Uğur Cooling produced the first ice-cream show-counters. 
1995
  • UDS Cooling Machines Ltd. Company was established in Aegean Free Zone. 
2002
  • Kuteks Inc. Co. was incorporated in to Uğur Group Companies. 
2004
  • Uğur Motor Vehicles Ltd. Co. started the sales of motorcycles with “Mondial” brand. 
  • Fatih Textile was incorporated into Uğur Cooling and continued production under the commercial title Uğur Textile. 
2005
  • Uğur Marble started production in the plant established in Nazilli. 
  • Mondial Motorcycle became the sales leader in Turkey according to the data of TUIK (Turkish Statistical Institution). 
2006
  • Uğur Cooling started manufacturing energy-saver and eco-friendly preservation cabins for Algida. 
  • Uğur Construction started its activities with a project involving the construction of 32 apartments in 8 apartment blocks in Bodrum, Gümüşlük. 
  • Mondial Motorcycle became the sales leader in Turkey according to the data of TUIK (Turkish Statistical Institution). 
2007
  • Uğur Cooling purchased Frigor, a Denmark company. 
  • Mondial Motorcycle moved out to its new facility and started assembly of motorcycles. 
  • Mondial Motorcycle became the sales leader in Turkey according to the data of TUIK (Turkish Statistical Institution). 
  • Uğur Textile launched its new products with Perdella brand. 
2008
  • Uğur Cooling purchased Frigor, a Denmark company. 
  • Mondial Motorcycle became the sales leader in Turkey according to the data of TUIK (Turkish Statistical Institution). 
2009
  • Uğur Cooling started a joint project with Pepsi including the production bottle coolers saving 51% energy for the first time in the world and Turkey. 
  • Mondial started manufacturing bicycles. 
  • Mondial Motorcycle became the sales leader in Turkey according to the data of TUIK (Turkish Statistical Institution). 
2010
  • Upon the availability of machines category for the first time, Uğur Cooling was awarded the “Best Exporting Companies of the Year” award organized by the Aegean Exporters’ . 
  • Uğur Cooling launched its eco-friendly energy-saver, A++ Deep Freezing Machine for the first time. 
  • Mondial Motorcycle started production of its own motorcycle frame. 
  • Mondial added ATV models in its portfolio. 
  • Uğur Textile launched its products manufactured under the brand “Savga”. 
  • Kuteks launched its products manufactured under the brand “Fortune”. 
2011
  • Uğur Cooling was awarded the “Best Exporting Companies of the Year” award for the 2nd time. 
  • Uğur Integrated Food started production in its facilities located in Dallıca. 
2012
  • Uğur Cooling included air conditioners in its product range. 
  • Uğur Integrated Food launched its products under the brand “U’fresh”. 
  • Kuteks launched its natural cosmetic products under the brand “Daffny”. 
  • Uğur Motor Vehicles Ltd. Co. went under reconstruction and continued its activities under the new title Uğur Motor Vehicles Inc. Co. 
2013
  • After the new installments in Nazilli Industrial Zone Ugur Refrigeration Company has reached 84.000 m2 covered area and 74.000 m2 open top area production facility summing up 158.000 m2 overall. 
  • Ugur Refrigeration has been promoted by Turquality® brandmark that is aimed to support global brands from Turkey. 
  • Ugur Refrigeration has been awarded by TUBITAK’s TEYDEB program for his “Nyssa Project” aiming to improve electrical consumption of household and commercial refrigeration equipments. 
  • Uğur Refrigeration has won the 1st Prize in 11th Turkish Stars of Export organisation on May 7th 2013, hosted by Dunya Newspaper. 
  • Ugur’s cooler model ‘USS 300 DTK CD Bomonti’ designed with Ugur’s commercial experience, has been awarded with “Bronze Statue” at POPAI-OMA 2013 Organisation. 
  • ‘Motovento’ brand was created and the distributorships of Alpinestars, Nitek, Origine, Just One, Shad brands in Turkey were obtained, commencing the sales of motorcycle accessories. Concept store openings were also held within the same year. 
  • Mondial Motorcycles became the leading brand in sales according to data by Turkish Statistical Institute. 
2014
  • Uğur Cooling became the champion amongst other commercial cooling companies out of Turkish Exporters according to the list announced by The Turkish Exporters’ Assembly (TIM). 
  • Uğur Cooling was awarded one of the most prestigious and current global standards, ISO 27001:2013 Information Security Standard certification. 
  • Uğur Cooling was awarded the OHSAS 18001 Occupational Health and Safety Management System Certificate. 
  • Uğur Cooling has successfully completed SEDEX Ethical Trade Audit it has participated in. 
  • Kuteks entered into an agreement with “Serfarma”, a sales and marketing company. 
  • Kuteks has conducted researches to produce injectors and “Fortune Disposable Underpads” within its own capacity. 
  • Mondial Motorcycles became the leader in sales according to data by Turkish Statistical Institute. 
  • Uğur Motor Vehicles Inc. signed a distributorship agreement with “KYMCO” the largest motorcycle producer of Taiwan. 
  • Turkish distributorships of ; Airoh, Shiro, Rizoma, Puig, Six S, Regina, Skyrich and Hjc brands were incorporated into Motovento’s structure. 
  • Uğur Motor Vehicles Inc. has documented the quality of all activities in its facilities by obtaining the ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management System Certification. 
  • As the outcome of marketing studies and market researches, Uğur Integrated Foods has started retail sales over the online commercial web site which is delivered from the producer directly to the customer. 
  • Uğur Integrated Foods has incorporated Doypack bag packaging into its packaging variety by making the necessary investments. 
  • Uğur Integrated Foods has configured warehousing structure in order to ensure faster delivery of the purchased products and avoid spoilage. 
2015
  • Uğur Deep Freezers was selected as one of the “Super Brands of 2014” declared by an independent international organization. 
  • “Fortune Disposable Underpads” was included into Kuteks product range. 
  • Uğur Integrated Foods has decided to expand investment as the well-established organization of the fig sector. 
  • Uğur.com.tr was awarded the 13th Golden Spider Award through Public Voting. 
  • Uğur Cooling Inc. has received TS ISO 10002 Customer Satisfaction Management System Certificate.
  • Delta Cooling, by adding 3 new products, enlarged its product range.
  • Delta Cooling Website www.deltaderindondurucu.com has passed the preliminary approval process and took its place in election at Awwwards.com web site which choses the best websites in the world.
  • Uğur Cooling´s website www.ugur.com.tr was chosen as "people´s favorite" under "production and industry" category, at 13th Altın Örümcek Web Awards.
  • Uğur Cooling, by having 3 awards at the same time at "2014 Climatization Industry Successful Exporters Award Ceremony" crowned its success in exportation and production.
  • Uğur Integrated Food, added dried apricots to its product range.
  • Kuteks, added new "Sterile Compress" types to its product range.
  • Kuteks, as the rooted company of textile and medical consumables industry, brought the decision it took about extending investment in to life, and increased its production capacity considerably with additional machines.
  • Uğur Cooling awarded TS EN ISO 50001 Energy Management System Certification.
  • Uğur Motorlu Araçlar A.Ş, awarded ISO 27001:2013 Information Security Management System Certification.
  • Uğur Motorlu Araçlar A.Ş, awarded TS ISO 10002 Customer Satisfaction Management System Certification.
  • Uğur Motorlu Araçlar A.Ş, within Motovento´s structure, added Turkey Distributorships of HJC helmets, GS Yuasa accumulator and Brembo Brake Systems.
  • Uğur Motorlu Araçlar A.Ş, within Motovento´s structure, added Brand of AKRAPOVIC Exhaust Systems.
  • Uğur Motorlu Araçlar A.Ş., The KWANG YANG Company which was producing under name of KYMCO in 2015, decided to produce in Turkey with 2 models at the beginning, at Uğur Motor Vehicles facility. First KYMCO brand bikes made in Turkey, started being produced in 2016.
2016
  • Uğur Cooling awarded with "Insana Saygı (Respect for Human) award".
  • Uğur Cooling awarded right to have R&D Center Certificate.
  • Uğur Cooling proved that it is working in compliance with BSCI (Business Social Compliance Initiative) criteria.
  • Uğur Cooling awarded Kırmızı awards as one in regional press, in "Best Durable Consumer Goods Advertisement" category, and as one in regional and one in national in "best Short Budget Advertisement Campaign" category, at “Kırmızı Basın Best Advertisement Awards".
  • Uğur Cooling was seemed worthy to be presented within "50 advertisement works which makes people take their hats of with their creativity in 2016" at Marketing Turkey Magazine.
  • Uğur Cooling became one of the "Most valuable 100 brand of Turkey 2016" of Brand Finance, and took 70th place.
  • Uğur Cooling awarded ISO/IEC 20000-1 Information Technologies Service Management Certification.
  • Uğur Cooling awarded TS ISO 28000 Supply Chain Security Certification.
  • Uğur Cooling awarded TS ISO 22301 Societal Security - Business Continuity Management System Certification.
  • Uğur Cooling awarded TS ISO 31000 ISO 31000 - Risk Management Certification.
  • Uğur Cooling awarded Silver Apple at 27th Crystal Apple Festival of Creativity.