1950 - 1966
Founded in 1950 by Jak Saftekin, Roja initially started its services by selling warp knit laces produced with two Karl Mayer machines.
1966 - 1996
In 1966 Roja added embroidery to its product range and in a short period, became a renowned brand in high-quality fashion embroidery and lace in the Turkish market.
1996 - 2017
In 1996 a new joint venture production facility was formed with Bischoff Textile St. Gallen in Istanbul: Bischoff Roja. For 20 years Roja embroideries were supplied under the Bischoff Roja brand. In 2017, with 50 years of embroidery experience, Roja decided to move forward in the embroidery business on its own and now serves its customers with two companies: Roja Embroidery and Roja Lace.