Metiş Construction actively contributes to Turkey’s globalization efforts

Metis Construction and Trade Co. Inc. was founded in 1967 and it has almost 40 years of experience in the implementation of major civil engineering projects. The first project carried out by Metis in Turkey went back to the beginning of the sixties. In four decades, Metis gained a high level of reputation among distinguished organizations of civil engineering sector in Turkey through its dedication to quality and self-discipline. Today, Metis is operational in almost every discipline of construction sector.

Metis completed wide range of projects of mainly military and industrial nature, highways as well as airbases in late sixties and seventies.

In the beginning of the 1980’s, Metis started working overseas by undertaking the construction of several facilities in Libya. It was not only the beginning of overseas projects that have been continuing for 25 years, but also the contribution to Turkey’s globalization efforts. In the second half of 1980s,Metis had completed many housing, building, infrastructure, military and industrial projects in Turkey and abroad.At the end of the eighties, as Turkey moved from roads to modern motorways, Metis has also transformed itself to Motorways Contractor. Tarsus-Adana-Gaziantep (145 Km), Toprakkale-iskenderun (80 Km) and Kazanci-Gumusova (45 Km) motorways are a few of those projects. Black Sea Motorway Siresun-Espiye Section, Ankara-Pozanti Motorway, Birecik-Suruc and Gaziantep Ring Road along with Gazintep-Urfa Motorway are among the ongoing motorways projects in the portfolio of Metis.

During 1990s, Metis completed very complicated high-tech military projects. Three of them are underground war operation centers, protected against nuclear, biological, chemical attacks, with electromagnetic pulse protection. Other military projects are aircraft shelters, ammunition depots, physical protection of air bases, POL facilities, maintenance and test shops for jet fighters, radio link transmitter and receiver facilities. Construction of Airport Terminal Building at Nefteyugansk in Russia, the Okba Ben Nafe Airbase facilities at El Watia in Libya, the construction of runways, taxiways, loops, and aprons of Cigli, Yenisehir, Sivrihisar, Diyarbakir, Afyon, Konya, Kurtkoy, and Antalya airports in Turkey are some of the important airport projects.

Metis completed several industrial projects in the last 25 years. Some of them are constructions of wastewater treatment plant, MIKES microwave electronic factory, Turkish Tractor Factory, ECS Electronic Factory, furniture factory-Libya, tire factory-Libya .

The significant works among the building sector are the construction of 800 beds first class holiday village in Antalya, Sedadkent Villas project in Bosphorous-lstanbul, Administrative Building for Daman-Libya, Health Training Institute in Misurata-Libya, hotel constructions in Ashkhabat-Turkmenistan and Moscow-Russia, restoration of the Presidential Building in Odinstsovo-Russia, the construction of the Culture Center in Russia and many housing projects in Turkey and abroad. Metis completed two Olympic stadium projects in Ashkhabat-Turkmenistan.

Through all these wide range of projects, Metis has gained not only a justified respect in its sector but also a strong belief and self confidence to construct more throughout the world. This belief is also documented in Metis Quality Statement with its ISO 9001:2000 Quality Standards. Moreover, Metis has always dedicated itself to perform its activities according to the principles of “ISO 14001 Environmental Management System” and “OHSAS18001 Worker’s Health and Labor Safety Management System”. Metis will always be responsible to society, environment, its customers and its employees.

By blending its strength, global experience, technical knowhow, and competitive capabilities, Metis Construction and Trade Co.lnc. is ready to move forward.