Our History

First and only natural soda production in Europe…

ETİ SODA INC. was establised in 1998 in order to extract, operate and bring in economy trona mine reserves, found during routine coal boring operation carried out in Beypazarı, Ankara in 1979.

ETİ SODA facilities started to manufacture with an opening ceremony by participation of Mr. Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Mr. Hilmi Güler, Minister of Energy and Natural Resources in March 2009. In our facilities, 1 million tones Soda Ash and 100 thousands tones Sodium Bicarbonate are being produced annually.

The success story that makes a difference in Anatolia;

  • 1979: During the coal mining works, trona are was discovered in Ankara Beypazarı district.
  • 1979 - 1985: Trona are explaration works continued.
  • 1998: ETİ SODA Inc. was established.
  • 2007 - 2009: Soda Production and Cogeneration plants were completed.
  • 2009: Production started.