Şefik İÇTEN, founder of our company, began his working life as a locksmith and repairman at Şehzadebaşı Kemalpaşa Fevziye Bazaar on 15.03.1945 and registered for Istanbul Chamber of Merchants at the same time. In the upcoming period, Şefik İÇTEN and his wife Ömrüye İÇTEN included bag pieces, underwear buckles, other metal parts and accessories into his range of products and produced them.
The company was founded on 22.04.1977 in Çapa as İÇTEN SANAYİ ve TİCARET Kolektif Şirketi, ŞEFİK İÇTEN ve Oğulları. In addition to its own operations, the company served as a sub-industry firm for T.D.D.F. A.Ş. (Koç Holding). This company was shut down on 31.12.1981 and turned into a limited company. Our firm’s title became İÇTEN METAL SANAYİ VE TİCARET LİMİTED ŞİRKETİ on 08.01.1982. It was moved to Güneşli Bağcılar İstanbul in 1987. The company currently operates on a 12.000 m2 indoor area at Hadımköy Ömerli in partnership of Celal İÇTEN and Ayhan İÇTEN.