Teksima is a family firm currenly being run by the fourth generation. The history of Teksima begins in 1893 after H. Mehmet Emin Botsali started a business in yarn trade sector. After Mehmet Emin Botsali passed way in 1938, his sons Hasan and Huseyin Botsali run the company between years 1938 and 1950. When both brothers lost their lives in 1950, M. Ismet Botsali, from the third generation,
took over the business. Ismet Botsali took the business further by bringing twisting machines from Europe. Between years 1970 and 1976 Ismet Botsali run a yarn manufacturing plant and after 1980 he started to manufacture textile machines under the brand of Teksima. Today, Teksima is run by E. Sertac Botsali, who is from the fourth generation.