The foundation of Ciftyildiz Natural Stone Group was laid by Ibrahim Yildiz who was the board chairman in Sogut County of Bilecik in 1978, in order to implement such sophistication’s, as well. The business was started with manufacturing of Onyx souvenir in a small marble atelier. While the natural stone export was in progress in 1986, at the same time, Green Onyx and Honey Onyx Enterprises were incorporated into the group as the first raw material enterprises.
By reason of increasing transportation costs with the opening of Kemalpasa Marble Quarry in 1988 and Sogut Factory did not have the sufficient production capacity; Mustafa Kemalpasa Factory was established in 1992. Therefore, Ciftyildiz Group, has been referred to as one of the leading mine exporter in Turkey, by ascending the exporting figures with the quarrying that it had founded. Moreover, the white marble of Kemalpasa was used in many international and very prestigious projects.
With the increasing interest for light colored stones in the mid of 1990s, the products of Bursa Light Beige Quarry and Travertine Quarry founded in 2000 in the area of Afyon-Emirdag were begun to be processed in Sogut Factory. Especially, in order to easily and rapidly meet the demand of Travertine and Beige Stones for which the American Market showed a deep interest in, a distribution and sales warehouse was opened with the name CMS USA in Texas-Houston of America in 2003. Therefore, Ciftyildiz Group claimed its place among the international natural stone manufacturers. Once noticing the markets which are constantly in pursuit of innovation. Savana Grey Exploitation was founded. After a short while, several companies were established for the Beige group stones which succeeded to participate in the prestigious projects of the world and the type of this group was ascended to 5.