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Established in Adapazarı as an Iron Car – Wooden Car (DA-TA) factory at 1914, Başak Tractor has continued to satisfy all agricultural equipment and machinery needs of the Turkish farmer under the title SAZ (Sakarya Alat-ı Ziraiye) affiliated with Turkish Agricultural Furnishing Association in 1944.

As of 1962, Başak Tractor started to import Ford branded tractors and after 1968, it has demonstrated its success in manufacturing with 65 percent domestic production percentage in Adapazarı under the collaboration made with Ford.

Under the agreement executed with STEYR in 1976, production of STEYR branded tractors was initiated and tractor production has continued under BAŞAK brand as of 1996.

In the factory located in Sakarya, it is engaging in production in 40.000 m² covered area, established on 275.000 m² open area with a capacity of 10.000 tractors per year, the engine, gearbox and hydraulic hardware main parts are processed and manufactured in Başak Tractor factory. Başak Tractor is at farmers’ disposal with around 20 models consisting of 2×4 and 4×4 drives in different segments and domestic tractors providing the most economical usage due to low fuel consumption and requiring minimum maintenance.

Başak Tractor continues to support farmers with sales, service and spare parts network worldwide. ATC is excited about this partnership and applauds Basak Traktor for their achievements. We are looking forward to working with them in the future!