Meeting of the Turkish Machine and Equipment Manufacturers Council
The Meeting of the Turkish Machine and Equipment Manufacturers Council was held by the Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey (TOBB) at TOBB Social Facilities Şefik Tokat Meeting Hall on 10th January 2018. Secretary General Arif Onur Kaçak represented AIMSAD at the meeting to which members of the TOBB Turkish Machine and Equipment Manufacturers Council.
The decisions taken in the previous meeting were reviewed, and import-export data for 2017 was evaluated in the first session of the Meeting of TOBB Turkish Machine and Equipment Manufacturers Council. The developments in the key indicators of the machine manufacturing industry were presented by the Council Advisor Ass. Prof. Dr. Ruhi Gürdal. A presentation related to the general economic position and its reflection on the industry 2018 projection was given by the Turkish Exporters Assembly (TİM) Advisor Dr. Can Fuat Gürlesel.
The President of the TSE (Turkish Standards Institute) Standard Preparation Center Niyazi Seçgin and TOBB SME Director Cahit Ceren shared a presentation on “The Need for Improving Effectiveness of International Standardization Activities in the Machinery Industry” at the meeting, and Vice-Chair of the TOBB Turkish Machine and Equipment Manufacturers Council Zeybep Erkunt Armağan shared information about “Kadın Mühendislerle Var Gücümüzle (With All Power with Women Engineers) Programme”.
In addition, the lists of obligatory domestic products in construction and procurement tenders were discussed at the meeting. Expectations of the Ministry of Science, Industry and Technology from the machinery industry within the scope of incentive for domestic products. The topics under the responsibility of the Legislative Committee were discussed, and information on preparations for Machinery Summit 2018 was given at the meeting.