History

  • 2014

    ORS Produced its 1 Billionth Product.
  • 2013

    New Factory Building of 26000 m² was built.
  • 2010

    Second Wastewater Treatment Plant was built.
  • 2009

    R&D Center was established. Manufacturing of Sheet Metal Clutch Bearings was started.
  • 2008

    Manufacturing of Cylindrical and Tapered Roller Bearings was started.
  • 2007

    Annual Production reached 55 million bearings.
  • 2006

    Forging and Turning facilities of 40000 m2 was built.
  • 2005

    Ford Q1 audit certificate was received. Annual bearing production reached 50 million bearings. Two new Natural Gas Co-Generation Power Plants was built.
  • 2004

    ISO 14000 certification was received.
  • 2003

    ISO/TS 16949 certification was received.
  • 2000

    QS9000 certification was received. First fully automatic Grinding-Assembly-Final Control production line started running.
  • 1999

    USA Warehouse was established.
  • 1998

    Co-generation power plant was started.
  • 1997

    New forging facility of 10000 m² was established.
  • 1996

    Annual production capacity reached 20 million with a cumulative total production of 100 million.
  • 1994

    Export reaches 35% of all sales.
  • 1993

    ISO 9000 audit and certification was received. Waste-water treatment plant was constructed.
  • 1992

    Double-row bearing production was started. Annual production reached 10 million with a cumulative total production of 50 million.
  • 1991

    End of license agreement with SKF Austria.
  • 1989

    SKF acquired STEYR. License agreement continued with SKF Austria.
  • 1988

    First export was executed.
  • 1987

    Annual production reached 4.5 million finished goods.
  • 1986

    Mass production started.
  • 1984

    Partnership Agreement signed with Steyr Waelzlager/Austria.
  • 1982

    Ortadoğu Rulman Sanayi established.