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1950
1969
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2010
2014

1937...


Kamil Tolon is a promising young man in the newly founded Turkish Republic. A graduate of Law, he has the cultiavation and knowledge to materialize new ideas.

Tolon Makine founded by Kamil Tolon, created the machinery for the Turkish Textile Industry. The first weaving loom, winding and warp-knitting machine was designed and started production.

Kamil Tolon


Kamil Tolon

1948...


Kamil Tolon kept on developing new projects with its experience and knowledge and he designed Turkey’s first centrifugal water pump.

1949...


The creator of Turkey's first harvester Kamil Tolon, was a founding member of the Turkish Inventors Association.

1950...


Besides manufacturing Turkey’s first hand tools, Tolon have started to produce the first home type washing machines and dish washers. With its successful sales and after sales services, Tolon has gained a huge success. One of the washing machines produced back in those days can be visited in Rahmi KOÇ Museum.

1952...


Turkey’s first electric engine (0,35 kW – 35 kW) was designed and produced at Tolon premises.

A brocure from the1950's.


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An advertisement of the era.


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1950...


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1969 İzmir ...


Dara Tolon, son of Kamil Tolon and the brain force behind Tolon machinery has moved to Izmir city and gained new achievements. Tolon has started to produce industrial washer-extractors, dryers and ironers.

Dara Tolon


Dara Tolon

1985...


Besides producing industrial laundry equipments, Dara Tolon concluded his studies on the textile sector and gave a start to the production of stone washing and bleaching machines for denim sector.

1985-1990 Sanayi Tipi Makinalar


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1986...


The first flatwork ironers innovated in Turkey which specified for both drying and ironing process was produced by Tolon.

1987...


Tolon started the manufacturing of Turkey's first fully automatic industrial washer dryer according to global standards. At the same time, the increase in sales in response to demand from Germany and Holland helped reach new volume in exports.

1993...


By moving to its new 10.000m2 plant, Tolon has increased its actual production capacity. Experienced sales team and after-sales services can reach to anywhere in Turkey.

1999...


Tolon continued to develop their denim sandblasting, washing and drying machines and increased their standarts to match their European competitiors. The 2nd generation of THW series with; 150rpm pre-strain, optional paint kitchen, automatic and manual operation professional control unit.

2003...


3rd generation Tolon Industrial Washer Extractors continue to succed in and lead the sector. Production started for "Combi" units with washing and drying abilities working independantly, taking up only 1m2 space they were produced to global standards.

2006...


A restructuring of company management started and continued to 2007. This is how Tolon managed to survive almost un-affected by the 2008 Global economic recession. On the contratry Tolon improved its productivity and peaked at its R&D functions.

During this period the Tolon traditions were kept up and innovations continued. Turkey's firs sheet folding machine, towel folding machine and dual cylinder ironing machines were developed.

2006...


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2010


During this period, Tolon took the distribution for Jensen, one of the largest laundry systems manufacturers, and Whirpool, a world brad for commercial washers. Today, with its 3rd generation management TOLON has Aysun TOLON as Chairman of the Board, Ömer TOLON as General Manager and Can Dara TOLON as Prodution Manager.

2010


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2014


Tolon Having brought its products quality standarts to European levels, in 2014 Tolon has begun to send its products all over the world as Jensen conventional machine supplier.