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1998Foundation of Despec Turkey
In 1998, the founders of the Netherlands-headquartered company Despec (Dealer Specialist) decided to invest in Turkey. Index Computer’s strength and experience in consumables attract their attention and a solid relationship based on mutual trust develops between the two companies in a short time. Thus, Despec Turkey was established with a 50% partnership. Index transfers consumables activities to Despec.
1999Major Successes in Consumables
Desbil AŞ is established with 50% partnership structure with Despec Hellas operating in Greece and for the second time, the company ensured foreign capital inflows to Turkey. Although both Despec and Desbil brought capitals amounting to millions of USD to Turkey, two companies merged, achieving an unprecedented first and a great success in the field of consumer goods. Desbil’s establishment was a nice step not just with its commercial value, but also in terms of development of Turkish-Greek relations.
The same year, the company starts distributorship of the leading global brands HP and OKI.
An important collaboration begins in consumables technology solutions and the company becomes distributor of the IBM brand, which has years of expertise in the industry and global power.
The company becomes distributor of Canon brand, which presents fast, flexible, and comprehensive printer and scanner solutions suitable for all professional environments.
The same year Targus, a strong brand producing laptop bags, covers and accessory models, is also included in product portfolio of Despec AŞ.
2005Eco Friendly Steps with Imation
Eco friendly CD packages of world-renowned CD producer Imation get introduced in Turkey. 10-CD packages made entirely from recycled material in addition to standard plastic box option is also presented to users. Eco friendly steps are taken with these recyclable products that take up half the space compared to plastic packages, produced without damaging the environment.
In the same year, the company starts distributing the brand Trust, which offers high-performance products in mobile accessories suitable for the digital lifestyle.
2006Major Cooperation with Lexmark
The company starts sales and marketing of Lexmark products which is one of the world’s leading inkjet printers and consumables brands.
2010Public Offering of Despec
Despec AS is offered to the public on December 8th, 2010. Thus, the third company from Index Group is publicly offered.
The company makes a new investment to increase its share in the Turkish PC accessories market and to become a strong supply point in accessories. The company becomes the sole authorized distributor in Turkey of the Danish-headquartered Steelseries brand, the leading game accessories manufacturer.
The company becomes distributor of Jabra, one of the most innovative and pioneering brands in the industry, which creates a difference with its expertise in audio technologies.
The company concludes a distributorship agreement with Samsung brand, one of the world’s leading mobile phone companies, for regional distributorship of mobile products and tablets.
2017“Distributor of the Year” Award
The company starts selling assigned accessories with GSM operators and distributorship of Samsung accessories in IT chain stores.
Despec AŞ was presented “Distributor of the Year” award by Jabra brand.
The same year the company starts distributorship of Belkin, one of the most innovative brands in cables and adapters, power and chargers, and mobile accessories.
2018Continuing Growth with New Brands
The company becomes distributor of Philips Lighting smart lighting systems.
The company adds Sony, one of the world’s leading brands offering solutions that combine exceptional sound quality with portability, to its product portfolio.
The same year the company starts distribution of Hikvision products, which provide convenience for backup and storage solutions.
The company becomes the sole authorized distributor in Turkey of Intenso, one of the leading brands of the storage industry, which was established in Germany in 1998.
The same year, the company adds Goodram brand, which is a company of Polish origin and has been active in the sector for more than 29 years with its marketing and production, in-house advanced engineering solutions, quality control procedures and its own R&D department, to its product portfolio.
The company becomes distributor of Netac brand, which is successfully listed in the Growth Enterprise Market in January 2010 and is the first removable storage supplier listed in China with the world’s first generation USB-based flash memory technology.
In the same year the company concluded a distributorship agreement with Realme, which was established in China in 2018 and which rose to 7th place in the market as the world’s fastest growing phone brand in 2019.
Despec AŞ signed a distributorship agreement with Glorious brand, which is a PC gaming hardware accessories company, and became the exclusive distributor of the brand in Turkey.