Since 1987, NOKSEL serves domestic and international markets by manufacturing spiral welded steel pipes for petroleum, gas, water and piling industries.
Noksel first established its production operations in İskenderun in 1988 and the second production plant was operated in Hendek, Sakarya in 1997, Noksel increased the number of production lines to five in both plants and its production capacity to 350.000 tons per year. Both of facilities manufacture spiral welded steel pipes up to 3.048 mm in diameter, with a thickness of 26 mm, in full compliance with American Petroleum Institute Standards (API5 L) and EN 10208-2.
Noksel’s product range was enriched with longitudinally welded steel tubes and hollow sections (ERW) in sizes ranging from 10x10 mm up to 130x130 mm and from 0.5 to 6 inches for general construction, automotive and furniture industries in 2001. These products are manufactured in nine production lines at the Company’s Hendek facilities with an annual production capacity of 450.000 tons.
To strengthen its position in the market, grown up higher and also become one of leaders in the European markets, Noksel established Noksel España S.A. in Spain in 2008. Noksel holds 51% of the venture’s shares. This new spiral pipe production facility, with an annual production capacity of 150.000 tons, commenced production in June 2011.
With a full commitment to superior performance, the Company constantly strives to ensure that its quality policies and principles are in full compliance with all national and international regulations and standards. To optimize the management of information, Noksel has been using the SAP system for its own business operations and MIS systems since 2005. For its outstanding compliance, the Company was rewarded the ISO 9001 Quality Management System Certificate, ISO 14001 Environmental Management System Certificate, the OHSAS 18001 Occupational Health & Safety Management System, ISO/TS 29001 Specific Quality Management System for Oil and Gas Industry, API 5L: API (American Petroleum Institute) Monogram Authorization and API Q1: Quality Management System for Specific API (American Petroleum Institute) Products.
In 2011, Noksel produced 422,583 tons of pipes and sold a total of 430,342 tons for TRY 773 million in revenue. As of year-end 2011, Noksel was the major manufacturer in the spiral pipe market with a share of 25-30%. It is intent on increasing its current 8-10% market share in ERW products up to 20%.
With its flexible and dynamic structure, Noksel delivers customers the best in product quality as well as superior services. The Gazelle project, implemented in the Czech Republic in 2011, allowed Noksel to rise to prominence in the European gas-petroleum pipe market and expand its customer portfolio.
The Company continues its sound growth performance thanks to a well-trained and experienced workforce, modern, fully equipped facilities, as well as a vast product suite. Noksel’s objective is to sustain its position as a top pioneering firm in its sector by focusing on its strength and dynamism.