EstablishmentStandard Profil is founded by Rıfat Kamhi in Istanbul on March 10, 1977.
Düzce 1, TurkeyThe Group's first factory, covering 1,800 square meters in Düzce, becomes operational. The Group has only seven employees.
First successful productionFirst successful batch of Renault 12 door seals is produced and delivered to the customer.
First awardProduct and service quality of Standard Profil is crowned with a Thank You Plaque presented by Ford Otosan, marking the first award received by the Group.
Düzce 2, TurkeyStandard Profil's second factory begins operations. Certificate of Merit awarded to the Group by Düzce Chamber of Industry.
First ExportGM - Opel drip seal become the Group's first export project.
Certificate of QualityThe Group achieves ISO 9001 Certification.
First Award from General MotorsStandard Profil is granted the "General Motors Supplier of the Year" award, the first of ten to be received in years to come.
Quality Award from Fiat AutoThe cooperation with Fiat Auto is crowned with a "quality" award, the first of many awards, plaques and certificates of achievement to be received by the successful partnership.
Digital scanning technology introduced
Standard Profil Training CenterRecognizing the importance of competent and specialized team of employees for ensuring sustainable growth, quality and customer satisfaction, Standard Profil offers continuous training activities at "SP Training Center."
Stara Zagora, BulgariaThe first foreign investment of Standard Profil, SP Bulgaria starts operations in Stara Zagora. Standard Profil earns Second Place in Turkey's Stars in Export thanks to its contribution to exports.
Cape Town, South AfricaFirst overseas investment, SP South Africa is launched.
Standard Profil continues to growRecognizing the importance of proximity to customers, Standard Profil launches its SP China factory in Langfang. Production begins in SP Manisa 1 factory within Manisa Organized Industrial Zone.
Growing investments in Europe and AfricaFurther boosting its production capacity in Turkey, the Group starts operations in the second factory in Manisa. Kaufil Sealing Technologies joins the Standard Profil Group. In addition to four factories in Spain and one in Morocco, its partnerships in Russia and India are also incorporated in the Group.
Guanajuato, MexicoSP Mexico becomes the Standard Profil Group's first investment in America. Completed in a short span of nine months, the business starts operations in December 2014. In line with growth objectives in Asia and Africa, factories in Langfang and Cape Town move to new facilities with wider production areas.
New factories in Bulgaria and MoroccoStara Zagora factory doubles production capacity with an additional building. Aware of the fact that innovation and technology are keys to quality and growth, Standard Profil opens an official R&D Center in Düzce, having its R&D activities, ongoing for many years, now certified by the state. SP Bulgaria ranks third in "Bulgaria's Best Employer" category thanks to its contributions to employment, environment and the city in which it operates. SP Tangier expands its capacity with an additional building.
Standard Profil FamilyBeginning its journey with a team of seven in 1977, Standard Profil has lost nothing of its enthusiasm and energy since day one. As of 2016, the group is a global family of 8,000 speaking six languages. It engages in production activities in seven countries, operates in five continents and exports to more than 45 countries.