Economic Sustainability

Calik produces an economic value with its game-changing range of products in denim and gabardine fabrics. Calik raises the bar with especially sustainable and organic denim fabrics that have become the landmark of its environment friendly approach.

One of the most important items on the agenda of the textile industry is the sustainability of production and consumption of raw materials and resource management which can be attained by more efficient use of limited financial and natural resources. Today, supporting the efforts to achieve benefits with the least environmental impact and the most value-added approach, and adding value to the economy are among Calik Denim’s important economic goals.


Certificates owned by Calik indicate how much importance is given to environmental and social sustainability in its operations.

  • Quality Management System ISO9001
  • Environment Management System ISO 14001
  • Work Safety Management System OHSAS18001
  • Energy Management System ISO50001
  • Information Safety Management SystemISO27001
  • GOTS (Global Organic Textile Standard)
  • GRS  (Gots Recycled  Standard)
  • OCS  (Organic Content  Standard)
  • Oeko-Tex

Figures in Business Investment

Pioneering the denim industry with game-changing products, Calik Denim constantly raises its current quality with modernization studies. As the first textile brand of Malatya, Calik Denim employs over 1900 people in its integrated production facility.

The company has made an investment of over 100 million $ within the last 5 years. The amount of investment made in 2016 alone has reached 80 million TL. 50%  of all investments were made on items related to the direct capacity increase where as the other half was used to improve and develop existing conditions.

Renovation activities that took place in 2016 include;

  • Applying frequency inverters to the pump motors of air conditioning in yarn, rope winding and unclamping facilities
  • Electricity saving with electronic ballast in magnetic ballasted armature.
  • Adopting the use of LED instead of fluorescent lighting to save electricity
  • Adopting central air conditioning in weaving facilities.
  • Energy saving with polycarbonate panel application on ceilings,
  • Natural gas saving with applying waste heat recuperative to stretching machines.
  • Detailed energy studies,
  • Installation of Energy Consumption Monitoring System.
  • Monitoring the consumption of electricity, steam, air and water in all machines with Automatization and Scada Systems.
  • Development studies on electricity savings and security with Dry-type Transformers and BUSBAR Systems.
  • Machine modernization
  • Expansion Investments,
  • Renovation of existing technologies
  • Studies on higher productivity,
  • Studies on lower costs,
  • Training of employees.