- Issue 129: Turkey - A Comprehensive Overview Of The Plastics Market 2017
- Turkey - A Comprehensive Overview Of The Plastics Market 2017
Issue 129 2018-01-18
In addition to interviewing Taiwanese agents, we invited local manufacturers to share their position with us in the Turkish market.
Company name：Wetec Europe
Interviewee：Burak Boray / General Manager
Wetec Europe is a subsidiary of Taiwanese manufacturer Wetec in Europe. Wetec has not positioned themselves at the top end of the market. But by not being the most expensive, while providing good enough quality to meet the needs of the consumer. Wetec are in a strong position to take on the Turkish market. In recent years, Wetec's experience in the automotive industry has helped them to increase market share in the automation of peripheral equipment. Mechanical arms were previously considered a luxury, but now with manufacturers paying more attention to efficiency and productivity, mechanical arms have been increasing in popularity.
ANKA is a brand new fromHASTEK. Its main product range include blown film and bag making machines. They also represent Taiwanese manufacturers in Turkey, being the agent for KUNG HSING, COSMO and MING JI LEE. Mr. Sertunç said that Turkey is like a bridge between Central Asia and Eastern Europe vibrant and competitive environment to the local marketplace.
Company name：SENUR PLASTIK SISTEMLERI
Interviewee：Murat TINAR / Sales Manager
SPS is committed to injection molding machines, related peripherals and services. JON WAI has now been working with SPS for over 20 years. SENUR said that Turkey has made remarkable growth every year and is now the second largest producer of plastic in Europe. It is believed that in the near future Turkey will surpass the other countries in Europe and take first place for plastic production. Plast Eurasia, which has been in existence for many years, is year on year, becoming a more and more important fixture on the calendar for all machine manufacturers
Interviewee：Mehmet / President
From 1997, extrusion companies from all over the world have been using Eksim as their agent. Their range from Taiwan includes: Fong Kee, CCM and CLF. Eksims advantages lie in the selection of high-quality equipment for the Turkish market. Eksim has been with Plast Eurasia for more than 20 years now and is seeing its scale grow every year. Mehmet sees Plast Eurasia as a premier event, after only the K-Show, NPE and Chinaplas.
Interviewee：Yeliz Karaarslan / Finance Manager
TSP was established in 2006, representing companies from Japan, Taiwan and China, as well as being the exclusive agent for JSW. Ms. Yeliz thinks the trade volume can reach is higher than that of the European fairs. as most of the visitors to European fairs just go to wait and see but not actually buy. Tsp also predicts that the future will move toward more advanced technology and will focus on all-electric machinery.
Interviewee：Dpl. Lng. M. Aydin ÖZEN / Manufacturer
Contec, a six-year-old bagging making company, has partnered with GÜnter in Germany to pursue efficient, high-quality machines that are expected to meet consumers at reasonable prices while also focusing on global after-sales services and Industry 4.0. Mr ÖZEN added: Germany currently accounts for most of their exports, while local Turkish machines account for about 35-40% of the total machines purchased.
Interviewee：Sertunç GÜNAY / Sales & Marketing Manager
Inpak is a Turkish manufacturer specializing in the thermoforming machinery for the packaging industry, with the goal of placing it in global markets and now selling as far as Southeast Asian countries. Mr. Sertunç believes that Inpak's strength lies in its manufacturing in Turkey The price is lower than in Europe, but the quality and speed can make consumers trust in their products.
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