Salim Haffar, who is among the many energetic names of the ability transmission sector each in Turkey and on the planet, has been promoted to the place of Assistant General Manager from his position as International Sales and Marketing Director, which he has held for eight years on the domestic gearbox large İ-Mak Gearbox.
Haffar, who was elected because the President of EuroTrans, the biggest organization on the earth overlaying all the manufacturers of the facility transmission sector, one 12 months ago, also performs an lively position within the Machinery Manufacturers’ Association (MIB). Haffar, who will proceed his profession at İ-Mak Gearbox at a higher level, represents each his company and Turkey in the American Gear Manufacturers Association.
Salim Haffar, one of many rare names recognized by the industry on a world scale, takes an energetic role in many organizations. Representing Turkey’s power transmission business on a worldwide scale with its sectoral knowledge, visionary structure and the ability of I-Mak, Haffar shares the work they perform in lots of organizations with our magazine.
Who is Salim Haffar?
I am a citizen of Morocco and France. In 2010, I graduated from the University of Lyon, Department of International Trade. I decided to settle in Turkey 10 years ago as a result of the experiences I gained in varied international locations throughout and after my schooling life. I took part in giant worldwide tasks in different sectors in Turkey. I began working at İ-MAK Gearbox eight years in the past with the desire to carry my curiosity in industry and technology to skilled life. I have been continuing my enterprise life as Export Manager, as Assistant General Manager since January 2022. In this place, I continue my gross sales, export and advertising activities on behalf of İ-Mak Gearbox. I consider that in this new task I assumed with the belief of our company’s founding companions and board of directors, in the gentle of my worldwide perspective and experience, I-MAK Gearbox will set an instance for the sector with its revolutionary initiatives and works.
We have been working for a few years at EuroTrans, the worldwide umbrella group of the ability transmission industry. For the final 1 12 months, I even have been the Chairman of the Board of EuroTrans. However, I continue to symbolize Turkey in various institutions and international associations.
With the motto that information gains worth when shared, I determined to determine an association in 2019 to have the ability to contribute to the event of the country that hosted me. 2 years ago, I based the TECHNOMADS Association, which aims to offer technical materials to universities and vocational high faculties by operating in varied places in Turkey, and to offer education and internship alternatives to college students, with the gathering of valuable sponsors and supporters. I am very pleased to find a way to support more than 6000 college students with visits to 14 universities and dozens of vocational excessive faculties by finishing 15,000 kilometers in Turkey. I imagine that the project, which continues regardless of the pandemic, will grow extra with new supporters and contribute to the event of the nation.
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What is EuroTrans? Could you inform us about its significance in the sector and its work?
Founded 50 years in the past in France, the EuroTrans Federation at present represents a sector worth 40 billion with 600 energetic member firms and 8 national associations. EuroTrans, the largest group on the planet covering all producers of the gearbox, bearing and power transmission trade, brings collectively leading companies on a worldwide scale. EuroTrans, which has been working for 50 years with the vision of growing expertise in gear production and power transmission sector; we decide the standard standards for the sector, carry out researches, present trainings, perform lobbying activities on behalf of the sector and observe technological and economic values.
I am honored to be elected as the president of the federation in 2021 with the votes of the member firms after serving on the board of administrators for about 2 years and to symbolize Turkey in this organization as a member of the Machinery Manufacturers Association.
You have an active function in the trade on a world scale. Can you consider the situation of the ability transmission sector in Turkey?
In addition to working in the energy transmission sector for a quantity of years, I can say that our trade has a really dynamic structure in Turkey, as both the President of EuroTrans and a person who takes an lively function within the Machinery Manufacturers’ Association (MIB). However, regardless of this dynamic structure, I suppose that we’ve a long way to go to find a way to reach a aggressive place on the planet as a sector.
As İ-Mak เกจวัดแรงดันสูญญากาศ , we are working for the event of the sector in Turkey with the duties we now have taken in each EuroTrans and MIB. As a result of our visits abroad, we see that the trade has developed, however there are deficiencies in requirements and unity. As İ-MAK, we’re finishing up studies that may result in these.
With the order offered by various organizations all round the world, sector stakeholders create sure high quality standards and added worth. There are many alternative leagues for corporations working in the energy transmission sector in Turkey. As the trade, we want to come collectively to set standards and produce larger quality and efficiency-oriented merchandise. It is essential for us to develop a tradition of competitors amongst manufacturers in Turkey by creating an understanding of efficiency and added worth by way of standards and unity. Abandoning the competitors carried out by producing cheaper and similar merchandise within the sector; It ought to be our precedence to create an understanding of manufacturing in standards that may enhance effectivity and added worth.
As an industry, our share of the world market has not yet reached the level we must be. We have a significant growth potential in exports. We shouldn’t overlook that we have to symbolize our nation as a union within the worldwide market because of the value-added and standardized production strategy we will achieve inside the country. For this purpose, I care that extra firms turn into members of nationwide and worldwide establishments and I see it as a driving drive for the event of our nation.