PANTERA GROUP is a leading provider of apparel production services in the Turkish textile sector, with a prime focus on outdoor apparel and active sportswear for the global markets. The group exclusively exports its services and production to leading customers worldwide, particularly in Europe, and comprises two companies, namely PANTERA, established in 2002 and MERT ILKEM, established in 1996, under the same common ownership. PANTERA has been founded with the sole purpose of undertaking the sales function of MERT ILKEM.


PANTERA GROUP positions itself in the market as a "production services partner" for its customers. Accordingly,  the group is structured to deliver a complete single source service solution, from the technical guidance for design and development of the collections through to the delivery of final products to their ultimate destinations, and with a comprehensive range of departments pioneering and monitoring innovations in the sector and applying those innovations internationally.