SAKA Iron and Steel' origin dates back to 1955 when Mustafa SAKA founded a small iron turning workshop in Karabük, Turkey and took its place in Turkish industry. In a short period of time, in 1956, he starts running a hot rolling mill with twelve people working in manufacturing iron for construction industry.
After his death in 1968, the company kept existing in the market as Mustafa Saka Varisleri, Ltd. The company become incorporated in 1989 and changed its title as SAKA Demir Çelik A.Ş. ( SAKA Iron & Stell , Inc.).