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Pilot Seating was established in 1963 doing body work for buses. First seat production started in 1967 with driver seats for Mercedes Benz (Otomarsan - Turkey). Pilot Seating started to manufacture truck and construction equipment seats in 1977, followed by tractor and forklift seats in 1989, passenger seats in 1993 and marine seats in 2010 and railway seats in 2017.
Pilot Seating manufactures in a modern, integrated, purpose built 12000 m2 factory including in-house R&D and testing. Pilot also has a separate tooling plant and both plants are located in the indutrial zone in Bursa, Turkey. The factory has the IDO 9001, IATF 16949 and ISO 14001 certifications. All the activities including R&D, design and prototype manufacturing, tooling of all seats and parts up to serial production with extensive manufacturing capabilities and in-house validation testing give Pilot flexibility and speed.
The comprehensive and wholly integrated manufacturing and tooling capability allows Pilot Seating to bring new projects to serial production very quickly and / or easily make changes on our standard ranges as well as supplying high quality production consistently and continuously tested for performance and durability and are certifed according to applicable ISO and EU standards. Today, Pilot Seating is a well-known brand in seating industry, supplying to OEM and aftermarket customers in various sectors all over the world.