KARDEMİR has been awarded "KIDEMİR Localization and Sustainable Production Performance" in the "Large Scale Enterprise Sustainable Production" category at the 2019 Efficiency Project Awards organized by the Ministry of Industry and Technology to support the efficiency efforts in the enterprises to increase the competitiveness of our country and to promote the projects carried out in this field. ”Was awarded the first prize for his project.
The projects that are entitled to the award were determined in three categories: SME, Large Enterprises and Public. As a result of the preliminary evaluation and on-site inspection conducted by independent auditors, our company was selected as the first among 8 finalists in the “Large Scale Businesses Sustainable Production” category. The 2019 Productivity Project Awards, which aim to support the increase in productivity in businesses and contribute to the spread of efficiency awareness and good practice examples, were distributed to their owners with a ceremony held at Ankara KOSGEB Administration.
The Company's first prize in the Large-Scale Enterprise Sustainable Production Category for the project irme Raw Material Localization and Improving Sustainable Production Performances ”was given by Hasan Büyükdede, Deputy Minister of Industry and Technology and Muhsin Dere, Deputy Minister of National Defense. Hüseyin Soykan was presented.
In his speech at the award ceremony, Hasan Büyükdede, Deputy Minister of Industry and Technology, pointed out that the issue of productivity is a social responsibility that everyone should fulfill for a lifetime, and said that the productivity development of enterprises will strengthen the country's competitiveness. Stating that 181 of the applications made to the Productivity Awards this year were taken into consideration, Büyükdede said that one of the most important reasons for the development difference between countries is the level of awareness about efficiency, and the majority of competitive enterprises contributed to the strengthening of countries.
Our company received the first prize from the assistants of the two ministers. In his statement after the ceremony in Hüseyin Soykan, he stated that KARDEMİR was on the stage for the first time at the Productivity Project Award Ceremony, “Our investments in our efforts and continuous improvement activities have brought us this meaningful award. I would like to thank all my colleagues who contributed to the project and wish the continuity of such projects. ” “It is only with efficiency that companies can increase their competitiveness. While at Kardemir, we increase our production capacities, on the other hand, we increase our product range with high value-added high-tech products. But the main thing is to increase the efficiency of all production processes and to achieve maximum efficiency with minimum costs. If we cannot run our businesses efficiently, you cannot compete and take part in the market, in the iron and steel industry, which is one of the most competitive sectors. ” Stating that it was very meaningful for us that we received the first prize especially in the sustainable production category, Soykan said, "I expect this success to be sustainable from all my team."
In 2015, our company was deemed worthy of the second prize in the category of “Large Scale Process Improvement” with the “Increasing the Continuous Rolling Mill Operation Efficiency Project” and the third prize in 2018 with the “Increasing Production Quality and Efficiency Project in the Ray Profil Rolling Mill”.