Haydar Salıcı, company founder and Chairman of the Board, established Som Textile in 1967 in Besni, a district of the province Adıyaman and moved the company to Uşak in 1979. In the same year, the company Salıcı Mensucat ve Ticaret A.Ş. started with the production of carpets, rugs and blankets and made its name in a short time.
With the foundation of Somtex Tekstil Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş. in
1995, the company gave start to the production of socks and blankets. The company’s working discipline, principles and high-quality service made it taking firm steps forward. This gave inspiration to enter the foreign markets and with this goal, the marketing company SOM Pazarlama Tekstil ve Ticaret A.Ş. was founded.
SOM Textile is continuing its activities in the textile waste recycling sector since 2002. Production facilities equipped with high-technology machinery, top-quality service, high emphasis on R&D and a customer-oriented approach together with a policy which is open to continuous improvement and progression make the company a competitive candidate for becoming one of the leaders in its sector