CANiK has received orders from the markets of Brazil, Far East, South America and Paraguay with its domestic anti-aircraft gun. CANiK, one of the world's leading manufacturers of light weapons, marked the SHOT Show, which has brought together firearm industry professionals in Las Vegas, USA for 43 years, with its innovative products. CANiK undertook the representation of the transformation of the Turkish defense industry at the fair, where the newest trends are determined every year as the biggest fair of shooting and hunting in the world. It challenged more than 2 world industry giants with its showcase where the newest racing pistol SFx RIVAL and Turkey's national domestic CANiK M12.7 QCB 2 mm heavy machine gun stood out.
C. Utku Aral, General Manager of Samsun Yurt Savunma (SYS), who emphasized that they have increased their position in the American market through the exhibition as the 3rd largest company in exports to the USA, made the following statement:
“We hosted more than 30 thousand visitors at our stand where we exhibited our newest products. We have received large orders from America's most important chain of stores in the field of shooting and hunting. Visitors from the markets of Brazil, Far East, South America and Paraguay showed great interest in our national anti-aircraft gun. This interest quickly turned into an order during the fair. The most followed influencers in the field of shooting and hunting made live broadcasts from our stand and covered the success story of our products on their blogs. With the power of digital technology, we have reached more than 26 million. We have expanded our range of action in the slowing American market.”
The 44th SHOT Show took place at the Venice Exhibition and Convention Center in Las Vegas. The fair, which is the world's most comprehensive, largest and most prestigious meeting in the field of shooting, hunting and accessories, hosted more than 4 thousand industry professionals in an area of 800 thousand square meters for 60 days. The fair, which is shown as the world's largest commercial meeting in its field, guided more than 2 participating companies from different countries of the world to reach America and new markets. While exhibiting companies exhibited their innovative products used for target shooting, hunting, outdoor recreation and law enforcement purposes, products such as firearms, ammunition, gun safes, locks and covers, optics, shooting range equipment, training and safety equipment, hunting accessories were also introduced at the fair. . The fair, where the newest trends are determined every year with a wide range of products in the field of hunting and shooting, announced the innovations of 2022 to the world from Las Vegas at the beginning of the year.
Raised its position in the American market
As the 3rd largest company in the field of CANiK in exports to the USA from all over the world, it waves the flag of the Turkish defense industry with the title of export champion at the SHOT Show. CANiK hosted more than 30 thousand visitors at its stand, which reveals the latest point reached by innovation and R&D capability. During the fair, it received large orders from Brazil, Far East, South America and Paraguay markets with its domestic anti-aircraft guns, and from America's most important store chains with its innovative products developed in the field of shooting and hunting.
It became the star of the fair with Turkey's national anti-aircraft gun and new racing pistol.
C. Utku Aral, General Manager of Samsun Yurt Savunma (SYS), who stated that they were the representative of the great transformation of the Turkish defense industry by being among more than 2 world industry giants at the HOT Show, made the following assessment about the fair:
“Representing Turkey among the world's industry giants has been a great source of pride and success for us.
We became the star of the fair with our racing pistol SFx RIVAL and our country's national anti-aircraft gun, CANiK M2 QCB 12.7 mm heavy machine gun. Our MECANIK optical sights, one of our new products to be presented to the US market at our fair stand, also attracted great attention. Our new racing pistol, which we especially designed as a result of 18 months of R&D work, has attracted attention with its features that can offer a better shooting experience to sport shooters and personal defense pistol users. With our CANiK M2 QCB 12.7 mm heavy machine gun, we had the honor of representing Turkey, which is the 5th country in the world to produce this weapon, at the fair. With our new products developed in the field of firearms, we have become the determinant of the latest trends in this field. We expanded our field of action in the market with the business connections we established during the fair. The high volume of orders we receive adds a qualified value to our activities in the market. kazanIt is possible to say in advance that it will continue.”
Leverage effect on export activities
Reminding that the US gun market, which has grown in the pandemic, has started to shrink again in recent months, Aral reminded that they managed to increase their sales figures, adding that the fair will bring this climb to the top and the business connections they have established will create a leverage effect on this year's export activities.