About Us

Milder Group has started its activities in 1989 in İstanbul, Kazlicesme where the center of the leather sector was in that period in partnership of Alper Sahan and Ziya Caglar.


Later on, our company moved to Tuzla Organized Leather Industry Zone which subsequently become the main center of Leather Industry in Turkey, still continuing the activities already here.


At the begining of 2011, M. Kemal Caglar, the 4th generation, the eldest son of Ziya Caglar, took over the management of the group.Kemal Caglar, after the education on leather science, has worked at Vandoni for 3 years in S. Croce, Italy. From 2007 to 2010, he had also assisted to the management of Milder group.


Our main target is, in the sense of responsibility, to provide high quality and environmentally friendly products and services to the leather industry.


The fields of activity; the trade of leather from raw to finished and leather chemicals from wet-end to finishing. We apply the latest fashion in our laboratories and give our customers the best service by our qualified technical staff.


In the 25 years of our history, we have worked with well-reputed suppliers from USA, Italy, India, Spain, Argentina, France, Pakistan and Egypt and supplied good-quality and environmental products to our customers.


Currently, Milder Group has 4 main companies. While MILDER DERI SAN VE TIC LTD STI and VM DERI KIMYA SANATSAL FAALIYETLER SAN VE TIC LTD STI continue their activities in Istanbul Tuzla Organized Leather Industry Zone. CAGLAR DERI SAN VE DIS TICARET LTD STI and PILOT DERI OTOMOTIV SAN VE TIC LTD STIcontinue their activities in Istanbul Industry and Trade Free Zone. They all operate on their own premises.


MILDER DERI SAN VE TIC LTD STI generally trades Leather and Wet-end chemicals. Its main suppliers are Vandoni SPA from Italy, Vilmax from Argentina and Tytan Organics from India.


VM DERI KIMYA SANATSAL FAALIYETLER SAN VE TIC LTD STI trades Finishing chemicals. Its main suppliers are Vandoni SPA from Italy, Union Specialties Inc from US and Vismon Internacional SA from Vismon. 


With all our professional staff, R & D department, wet-end and finishing laboratories, we continue to follow innovations in the industry to provide the best service to our esteemed customers.