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Beşyol Mah. Birlik Cad. Aliağa Sok.
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Gül Otomotiv Tekstil San. Ve Tic. Ltd. Şti was founded in 1975 by Gülali Demirci in Topkapı – Istanbul and aimed the sales and distribution of Magirus Deutz engines and Otokar minibuses spare parts for wholesale and retail after market. The company moved in 1993 in to a bigger facility, changed her status as Limited Company and started the production of various spare parts of above stated vehicles than enlarged the distribution area to Nationwide. In 2002 with a new investment and modernization of the production product line has been enlarged and exported trough export companies or direct contacts with foreign countries.
At same time the Company started to produce parts for military vehicles and supplied local contractors of Turkish Land Forces. In mid 2004 the company integrated ISO9000:2001 quality control system and started to manufacture complete transmission systems such Transfer Gear Cases , Final Drive assemblies for M113 series vehicles. Actually Gul Otomotiv reached ISO9001:2008 Quality management system and improves to ISO9001:2015 in 2018.
Company product development history for military applications
March 2001 development and delivery of Allison transmission torque converter hydraulic pump.
September 2001 development of M113 transfer gear box gears
May 2002 development and manufacture of Detroit Diesel engine flywheel.
June 2002 Development of Detroit Diesel 6V53 Crankshaft.
August 2002 Development and delivery of Deutz FL 912 series crankshafts and air cooling turbine.
January 2003 development of Detroit Diesel 6V53 engine flywheel housing for delivery to NAMSA and Turkish Land Forces.
February 2003 development of APC M113 Transfer gearbox housing and components for complete assembly supply.
May 2003 development of Deutz and Cummins engines oil coolers.
July 2003 development of Detroit diesel 6V53 Engine Cal. liners.
September 2003, development and supply APC M113 series Final Drive parts.
January 2004, development for coupling system for Voith retarders.
May 2004, Development of Allison CD 850 transmission crown wheel and pinion set.
July 2004 Development of Continental AVDS1790-2DR engine and CD 850 transmission oil coolers. (Project successfully accomplished end December 2004)
August 2004 development of steering and pedal control systems for FIRTINA (155mm Self Propelled Howitzer) project. (Delivery effected successfully in December 2004)
April 2006 Contract with Turkish Ground Forces for procurement of 20000 pieces M113 APC track shoes in Forged Steel 4140H grade.
45000 track shoe body type T130E has been supplied to Turkish army forces for M113 series applications between 2006 and 2007
50000 track shoe body has been contracted with Turkish Army Forces for T130 E1 type used in M113 series
2007 Several Contracts has been awarded from Pakistan Heavy Industries Taxila to supply spare parts for M113 vehicles.
2008 ,490 pieces of Final drives for M113 series vehicles has been manufactured and supplied to Tank Armament Command Factory in U.S.A trough our Canadian and USA representative.
2008 New contracts has been obtained for M113 parts supply to H.I.T Pakistan.
2009 a total of 400 pieces of suspension torsion bars for M88 series vehicles has been contracted for Tank Armament Factory USA trough our agents in USA and Canada.
2009 Supply of ammunition racks for Turkish Tank Armament facilities in Adapazarı for Fırtına Howitzer Project.
2010 Development of electronic department to supply M60A3 series rectifier and electric Control Box.
2011 Development and supply Electronic Control Box and Rectifier unit for Leopard 2 Main Battle tank.
2011 Development and delivery of Leopard 2 Main Battle Tank Track Tension system.
2012 Development and delivery for M60A3 Main Battle Tank electronic DBU system for Turret.
2012 Development and delivery of 74 units for M110 series Howitzer's turret azimuth control system.
2012 Manufacture and supply of over 1000 units of ignition coils for M60A3 Main Battle Tank.
2013 Development of suspension Torsion Bars Tube and Torsion bars for YPR765.
2014 Development of Leopard 2 Transmission oil pumps left and right modules.
2015 Development of Leopard 2 Aluminum road wheels
2015 Development of Air comditioning units for M113, ACV DHABIAN vehicles..
Bradley Driving… In Stereo (06.07.2018)
Otokar to present COBRA II and ARMA 6x6 at GDA 2017 (13.12.2017)
Otokar is now closer to its users in the Gulf Region (25.02.2017)
Cobra II Armoured Vehicles Contract (04.07.2016)