Hayat Holding, whose foundations were laid in 1937, is a global player today with its 41 companies operating in different industries, including Hayat in the fast moving consumer goods sector, Kastamonu Entegre in the wood-based panel sector, and Limaş in the port management sector, with a workforce of over 17,000 people. We deliver 49 Turkish brands produced with advanced technologies in 36 production facilities in 12 countries to millions of consumers worldwide.
As Hayat Holding, we carry out all our operations based on respect for people, society, and the environment. We take our global sustainability approach as a guide for our works, especially for those in the field of the continuity of our financial and operational successes, followed by reputation management, product quality and safety, environmentally friendly production, efficient resource use, recycling, diffusion of the innovation culture, occupational health and safety, fair competition and ethical values, equality of opportunity, local employment, and support for social projects. Our vision of globalization and our understanding of sustainable growth help us continue our investments at full speed to provide benefits for generations in Turkey and across the world.
Operating in the fast moving consumer goods sector, Hayat was founded in 1987. Today, rapidly advancing on the path of globalization with 21 production facilities in 8 countries around the world, Hayat ranks 48th in the “Turkey's Largest Exporters” list according to 2020 data with its exports to 100 countries. With its production performance in Turkey, it ranks 39th in the “Top 500 Industrial Enterprises in Turkey” list.
Hayat is the world’s 5th largest branded diaper manufacturer and the largest tissue producer in the Middle East, Eastern Europe, and Africa and a major player in the fast moving consumer goods sector. With its 16 powerful brands, including Molfix, Bebem, Molped, Joly, Bingo, Test, Has, Papia, Familia, Teno, Focus, Nelex, Goodcare, and Evony in the hygiene, home care, tissue, and personal health categories, Hayat brings HAYAT* to millions of homes in more than 100 countries.
*“Hayat” in Turkish means “life”
With the belief that everyone in this world has the right to access the best quality products at affordable prices, Hayat has been carrying its products to the geographies it operates in and conducting its business with a focus on high quality and innovation since the day it was founded.
In order to offer the most innovative and most accurate products, Hayat constantly follows the local conditions and trends in the world and tries to make a difference with the innovations it has created at its R&D Center.
With its 21 production facilities in eight countries, including Turkey, Egypt, Iran, Algeria, Russia, Nigeria, Pakistan, and Vietnam, and its sales and distribution companies in Morocco, Bulgaria, Kenya, Malaysia, and Thailand, Hayat provides employment and value wherever it goes.
Kastamonu Entegre, the first investment of Hayat Holding in its industrialization move, was founded in 1969. Continuing its uninterrupted growth towards becoming a global power in its sector, Kastamonu takes the first place in Turkey with its products, while ranking 4th in Europe and 6th in the world. Kastamonu ranks first in the industry with its approximately 6,000 employees and exports to more than 100 countries, and takes the 44th place in the "Top 500 Industrial Enterprises in Turkey" list.
Limaş, operating in the field of port management under the umbrella of Hayat Holding, offers logistics and storage solutions for supply chain needs primarily to the production facilities affiliated to the Holding, and many other sectors.
Limaş, which is the second largest terminal in Turkey with its chemical storage volume of more than 2 million cubic meters per year, is the largest terminal in the Gulf of Izmit, one of the most important port regions of Europe.