Being among the leading companies in the world in the field of technology and IoT, with the Bursa Model Factory, which was established by the Bursa Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BTSO) to facilitate the transition of SMEs to Industry 4.0, Bosch joins its forces to prepare the Bursa industry for the future.
Steven Young, President of Bosch in Turkey and the Middle East, which operates in the BCCI under the leadership of Demirtas Bursa Organized Industrial Zone Model Factory visited. Steven Young, who examined the facility with BTSO Board of Directors Chairman İbrahim Burkay and BTSO Vice Chairman Cüneyt Şener, received information about the establishment purpose of the Model Factory and the services offered to industrialists.
After the examination, a meeting was held with the participation of Bosch's top managers. At the meeting, where the cooperation opportunities of Bursa Model Factory and Bosch were evaluated, the issues of organizing training programs in partnership with the two institutions in order to increase the competencies of industrialists in Bursa in the field of digital transformation, providing consultancy services to companies and adapting the existing hardware and software in the Model Factory to digital transformation came to the fore.
BADEN WÜRTTEMBERG MODEL
BTSO Chairman of the Board İbrahim Burkay said that when they took office in 2013, Bursa was called the Detroit of Turkey. Noting that as a result of their research around the world, they determined that Germany's Baden-Württemberg region, where Stuttgart is located instead of Detroit, would be a more suitable model for Bursa, President Burkay said that they started to implement projects that will transform the classical industry in Bursa, similar to Baden-Württemberg. President Burkay said, “After BUTEKOM, Centers of Excellence, MESYEB, Energy Efficiency Center, we finally brought Bursa Model Factory to our city. kazanwe nagged. With Model Factory, we guide our companies on lean production and digitalization. We also need partners with whom we can collaborate on this project. Bosch is one of the institutions we care about the most. I believe that Bosch will make significant contributions to the Model Factory, both with its competence in this field and its human resources. We aim to make Bursa Model Factory an exemplary institution not only in Turkey but also in the world.” he said.
BURSA INDUSTRY MUST BE PREPARED FOR TRANSFORMATION
Bosch Turkey and Middle East President Steven Young said that the industry is going through a tremendous change around the world. Emphasizing that Bursa's industry should also be prepared for this change quickly, Young said, "There is a need for exemplary facilities and model factories in the transformation in the industry. Bursa Model Factory, which was implemented under the leadership of Mr. İbrahim Burkay and under the leadership of BTSO, is a project that all industrialists can adopt. As Bosch, we are working in fields such as industry 4.0 and the internet of things. kazanTogether with BTSO, we evaluated how to integrate our experience with the industrialists in Bursa.” said.
"MODEL FACTORY IS A VERY IMPORTANT FACILITY"
That it takes place in Bursa, Turkey's most important industrial organizations expressing Steven Young continued his speech as follows: "the infrastructure of Bursa automotive industry, automotive industry, textile and machinery industries accounted for. Currently, there is a serious threat, especially in the automotive supplier industry. Global automotive companies are now implementing joint purchasing practices and want all their suppliers to be included in the industry 4.0 ecosystem. If you do not have a plan or study on this subject, you cannot take part in the supply of new products of these companies. That's why we can start with automotive. We need to prepare the industrialist of Bursa for this. Bursa Model Factory is a very important facility. When the industrialists look back in 5 years, they will understand the importance of this facility much better. "