Turkish Steel Sector Problems and Solutions Panel: Karabük Iron and Steel Works (Kardemir) Inc. General Manager Mesut Ugur Yilmaz, "Our vision is to produce products not manufactured in Turkey, globalization and access to 3 million tons of annual production.
Karabük Iron and Steel Works (KARDEMİR) Inc. General Manager Mesut Ugur Yilmaz, "Our vision is to produce products not manufactured in Turkey, globalization and access to 3 million tons of annual production." said.
Yilmaz, Mimar Sinan Engineers Association Karabük Representation organized by a restaurant in the city "Turkish Steel Sector Problems and Solutions" panel in his speech, said that factories that Turkey is the only rail manufacturer in the region.
Turkey will inevitably take today about the rail at very high prices from abroad in case of producing rail Yilmaz, "Our vision is to produce products not manufactured in Turkey, globalization and access to 3 million tons of annual production." he spoke.
Emphasizing that they will produce a wide range of products at the new rolling mill of Kangal Rolling Mill, Yilmaz emphasized that they produced 2 million 152 thousand tons of liquid steel last year and this year the figure will be slightly above that.
Yılmaz stated that at the Kangal Rolling Mill, they will produce intermediate products of low carbon, high carbon steels, spring steels, electrode steels, bolts, nuts, and tire wires used in tires in the automotive industry.
"I hope Turkey will have to meet the needs of one"
Stating that they will put the Railway Wheel Factory into operation at the end of next year, Yılmaz said, “It is one of the important facilities. such as railway wheels rail is not produced in Turkey. All needs are met externally, I am a strategic lie. Together with the principal plus interest, which will reach about 185 million dollars. Therefore, an important investment is a form of production that will be made entirely with robots. Regions Turkey and I hope we will meet the need of one. "
"It is necessary to provide effective protection against unfair competition." Yılmaz concluded his words as follows:
“Our steel companies, namely the steel fired arc furnace, must find a way. I don't know how it will happen, or it will be in its own natural selection. Closing ineffective capacities should be encouraged. Imports not encouraging local input, that should no longer be sold in Europe rail in Turkey. If you look in terms of promoting indigenous in all railway projects in Turkey it would be an important support in this KARDEMİR special. Imports of poor quality products should be prevented. Costs, especially energy, should be reduced. ”
Turkey pointing Steel Producers Association General Secretary Veysel Yayan the iron and steel industry is among the fastest growing sectors in the world both in terms of product variety and exports, he told the situation in the steel industry.
MATİL AŞ General Manager Hüseyin Soykan and the Ministry of Science, Industry and Technology Sector Consultant Ahmet Taşkın each talked to the panel, Karabük Governor Orhan Alimoğlu, Karabük Police Chief Serhat Tezsever, Karabük Chamber of Commerce and Industry President Tuncay Özcan, Karabük University Vice Rector Mustafa Yaşar and representatives of companies serving in the iron and steel industry attended.