Anatolia's reality is about design, innovation, excellence and a strong family legacy. Learn more about its story, features and future challenges.
Bekir Elmaagacli, the progenitor of the Elmaagacli family, starts a construction materials wholesale distribution business in Ankara, Turkiye.
Siblings Galip and Orhan Elmaagacli take over the business.
Ceramic tile products are offered to customers, planting the seed of what's to come.
A young Elmaagacli family immigrates to Canada to start a new life.
Son of Galip, Cengiz Elmaagacli founds Anatolia, a new source of ceramic and porcelain tiles in a 4,300 sq ft / 400 m2 facility in Markham, Ontario.
Anatolia's first containers are offloaded on the Canadian territory. A new era begins. The company introduces glass products to the product offering.
The first company developed 30,000 sq ft / 2,800 m2 property in Brampton, Ontario chronicles the beginning of future growth.
Anatolia inaugurates a new 80,000 sq ft / 7,400 m2 facility in Brampton, Ontario, allowing it to service the USA market and major Canadian Home Centres.
Showcasing the Anatolia brand and collections for the first time at the Coverings tradeshow in Orlando, Florida.
The start of a new 250,000 sq ft / 23,000 m2 facility in Thornhill, Ontario, offering mosaics collections for the first time ever.
Anatolia begins to acquire additional real estate for future expansions.
Almost doubling its footprint at 600,000 sq ft / 56,000 m2 in Vaughan, Ontario, introducing its first cross dock facility and a new Product Development division.
The beginnings of an international sourcing team in China, which would later establish a sourcing department and office.
The beginnings of an international sourcing team in Turkiye, who would later establish an office.
builds an additional warehouse facility in Caledon, Ontario offering a total of 950,000 sq ft of inventory.
Izmir, Turkiye marks the home of a new 400,000 sq ft / 37,200 m2 facility. It facilitates additional safety inventory and global expansion.
The first company owned facility in the USA opens in Savannah, Georgia at 400,000 sq ft / 37,000 m2. This year also marks the start of the India sourcing department.
Anatolia welcomes a second facility in Savannah, Georgia, which offers an additional 1,000,000 sq ft / 93,000 m2 of warehouse space.
Anatolia's first owned vessel the M/V Aramis is a testament to its global strategic vision and has a capacity of over 34,000 MT.
The manufacturing facility in Izmir, Turkiye at 2,152,000 sq ft / 200,000 m2 will be one of the most advanced porcelain stoneware facilities in the world.
Anatolia's mission is to continue to expand globally into other markets and bring a new vision of innovation into ever expanding categories.
The story of Anatolia is a deep legacy of design, innovation, and excellence, whose foundation was laid in Turkiye dating back to 1950, with family patriarch Bekir Elmaagacli.
Anatolia's unmatched lead times, expert logistics services and integrated online portal make our distribution centers an extension of your own. By 2022, Anatolia will have five state of the art facilities totaling close to 5 million sq ft / 465,000 m2 of manufacturing and distribution space, making Anatolia one of the largest ready to ship tile inventories available worldwide.
Anatolia continues to grow and expand globally, beyond North America.
Situated near the port of Izmir, in the Gulf of İzmir, Turkiye, Anatolia's new facility is about to become a major innovation powerhouse and manufacturing plant, logistics center, hub for import and export services all over the world. Designed by Canadian firm Micacchi Architecture and the award-winning Turkish architect team of IGLO Architects and the Mac, the project has already been nominated for numerous design awards including the 2A Architecture & Art Magazine architecture award for “Future Projects and Innovative Designs”.
The office incorporates all of the necessities of a modern space with an open concept floor plan and meeting rooms, which are all emanating from a west three-story atrium. Other spaces include a spacious showroom, first floor café, and residences on the third floor with a private rooftop garden. The entire facility concept, space plan, and architectural style reflect the image and vision of Anatolia, and it opens the door to the future.