Operating in the housing, energy, cement and casting sectors, Soyak Holding has attended to 13th Ankiros 2016 - International Iron-Steel and Foundry Technologies, Machinery and Products Trade Fair with its company Trakya Döküm carrying out successful operations in the industry field. The inauguration of the trade fair was held by the Science, Industry and Technology Minister Dr. Faruk Özlü, Tüdoksad Board Chairman Uğur Kocaoğlu, German Foundry Association Chairman Dr. Erwin Flender, Soyak Holding Board Chairman Erkut Soyak, Umur Denizci, Erdoğan Nas, Niyazi Akdaş, and Hülya Gedik.
Addressing the opening speech of 8th International Foundry Congress held simultaneously with the trade fair at TÜYAP Fair, Convention and Congress Center, Science, Industry and Technology Minister Dr. Faruk Özlü stated that the foundry sector is needed in every area of life. In his speech, TÜDOKSAD (Turkish Foundry Association) Board Chairman and Trakya Döküm General Manager Uğur Kocaoğlu provided a general evaluation on the Turkish foundry sector, and the German Foundry Association Chairman Dr. Erwin Flender pointed out the matters that the foundries should consider for strengthening their position in Europe and examined the general status of the sector.
In the trade fair and congress attended by the Turkish Steel Producers Association, Turkish Foundry Association and Chamber of Metallurgical and Material Engineers executives and leading companies from the sector, the topic on strengthening the industry with technological methods has been discussed.
253 delegates have attended with 48 verbal statements to the congress held as open to the visitors at the trade fair area. Topics of the main session in the congress were competitiveness, foundry technologies, and innovation with software and technology in line with the demands and forecasts of the sector.
Trakya Döküm General Manager and Turkish Foundry Association (TÜDOKSAD) Board Chairman Uğur Kocaoğlu said, "As the foundry industrialists, we continue contributing to the growth of both our sector and the country's economy by increasing high added value technologies and efficiency. Turkish foundry industry ranks in top 10 in the world, and top 2 in Europe. The foundry sector, as the basis of industry, endeavors to do its part in export and added value for our country's growth and export targets for the year 2023. We also have the capability and approach not only as a supplier, but also as a product development partner. Our members have world class foundry facilities with quality, investment, training, environmental awareness, teamwork and responsibility understanding."facebook.com/soyakholding