Our Milestones


  • 1956
    Pharmacologist Mustafa Öncel became self-employed and opened his first pharmacy in Yalvaç, Isparta. Thereafter, he worked as a free-agent pharmacist for many years by establishing his first pharmacy named Işık Eczanesi and then another named Büyük Eczane in Konya.
  • 1973
    Became a partner to the pharmaceutical company Biofarma.
  • 1976
    Mustafa and his family purchased Biofarma outright.
  • 1978
    Established İlko İlaç San. ve Tic. A.Ş.
  • 1992
    Established Sentez Ambalaj Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş. to begin producing packaging and printing in Istanbul.
  • 1993
    Purchased kitchenware company Mehtap Mutfak Eşyaları Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş., which has been operating since 1960.
  • 1994
    Established Almesan Aluminyum San. ve Tic. A.Ş to make aluminium products. The facility began production in 2009 in the Kocaeli Organized Industrial Zone.
  • 1997
    Established Selçuklu Holding A.Ş.
  • 2003
    Established Selin İnşaat ve Ticaret A.Ş..
  • 2006
    Sold Biofarma İlaç San. ve Tic. A.Ş., the first company of the family and Holding, to a partnership formed by CVCI (Citi Venture Capital International) and PILS (Public in Life Science).
  • 2008
    Purchased Naturel Kağıtçılık Ambalaj Matbaacılık Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş.
  • 2008
    Gül Ambalaj Baskı Makine ve Yan Ürünleri Pazarlama San. İthalat, İhracat Ltd. Şti. was incorporated by the Selçuklu Holding and continued its investments and operations under its new title Gül Ofset Ambalaj San. ve Tic. A.Ş.
  • 2009
    Established İlko Argem (İlko Araştırma ve Geliştirme Merkezi) in Beykent Technopark, owned by Hacettepe University, in order to operate in the field of R&D.
  • 2012
    ILKO Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Facilities, the largest pharmaceutical manufacturing investment made in Anatolia, began operating in Konya.
  • 2013
    Holding grouped Sentez Ambalaj, Gül Ofset and Naturel Ambalaj companies in Sentez Group. Sentez Group production facility is the biggest investment in Turkey which has 55.000 m².
  • 2013
    İlkogen İlaç Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş. was established.
  • 2014
    Costa Sağlık Spor Hiz. Tic. Ltd. Şti. was established.
  • 2014
    Penta Perakende Mağazacılık A.Ş. was established.
  • 2014
    İLKO ARGEM Biotechnology Center was started to work in Technopark İstanbul.
  • 2016
    İLKO Pharmaceuticals, has started its operations under the name of “Wellcare” brand in the field of Consumer Health.