Manufacturing products for military and security purposes, YDS is a Turkish company that boasts a wide range of premium products compliant with world standards, such as ballistic goggles, leather goods, tents as well as technical boots, shoes and textiles.
YDS is an industry leader that manufactures 6 million pairs of technical boots each year in its cutting-edge facility, which is established on an area of 100,000 m2 in Ankara. YDS, ranked as one of the top 500 companies in Turkey, is the only company in its industry to be included in this list.
Bolstered by an innovative perspective, YDS has recently expanded its product range of technical textile products to offer brand-new solutions for the military, police forces and outdoor living. Leveraging its years of industry experience, it aims to reach out to global markets by maintaining the highest standards in the production of textile products, such as uniforms, cold climate parkas/trousers, backpacks, ammunition and ballistic vests, sleeping bags, ponchos and tents.
YDS has become one of the most important suppliers of technical footwear/boots in England following the takeover of the Goliath brand and its team, in 2003.
Having been awarded international quality certificates such as EN ISO 20345 /20347, ISO 9001, OHSAS 18001, YDS exports its products to 55 countries including England, Denmark, Oman, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, France, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Mongolia, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Georgia, Azerbaijan, United Arab Emirates, Lebanon, etc.
YDS manufactures technical boots for the British army, having won the world’s biggest tender for army boots that was conducted by the British Ministry of Defense.
YDS has a laboratory for quality control, which has been accredited by the International Footwear Technology and Test Center SATRA. Quality checks are performed on a regular basis to make sure that the manufactured products, equipments and raw materials used comply with the desired technical specifications, European and NATO standards, using physical and chemical methods.
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