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Salim Haffar, who’s among the energetic names of the ability transmission sector both in Turkey and on the earth, 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 at the home gearbox big İ-Mak Gearbox.
Haffar, who was elected because the President of EuroTrans, the biggest group in the world overlaying all the manufacturers of the power transmission sector, one year in the past, also plays an lively position within the Machinery Manufacturers’ Association (MIB). Haffar, who will continue his profession at İ-Mak Gearbox at a higher level, represents both his firm and Turkey within the American Gear Manufacturers Association.
Salim Haffar, one of the uncommon names recognized by the trade on a global scale, takes an energetic role in many organizations. Representing Turkey’s energy transmission industry on a global scale with its sectoral data, visionary structure and the ability of I-Mak, Haffar shares the work they carry out in lots of organizations with our magazine.
Who is Salim Haffar?
เพรสเชอร์เกจ4นิ้ว am a citizen of Morocco and France. In 2010, I graduated from the University of Lyon, Department of International Trade. I determined to settle in Turkey 10 years ago on account of the experiences I gained in numerous nations during and after my training life. I took part in massive international tasks in numerous sectors in Turkey. I started working at İ-MAK Gearbox eight years in the past with the desire to carry my interest in industry and technology to professional life. I even have been persevering with my enterprise life as Export Manager, as Assistant General Manager since January 2022. In this place, I proceed my sales, export and advertising activities on behalf of İ-Mak Gearbox. I believe that in this new process I assumed with the belief of our company’s founding partners and board of administrators, in the light of my international perspective and experience, I-MAK Gearbox will set an instance for the sector with its revolutionary projects and works.
We have been working for many years at EuroTrans, the worldwide umbrella organization of the ability transmission business. For the last 1 12 months, I even have been the Chairman of the Board of EuroTrans. However, I continue to symbolize Turkey in various institutions and worldwide associations.
With the motto that knowledge positive aspects worth when shared, I determined to determine an affiliation in 2019 in order to contribute to the event of the country that hosted me. 2 years ago, I based the TECHNOMADS Association, which goals to offer technical supplies to universities and vocational excessive schools by operating in varied areas in Turkey, and to offer training and internship opportunities to college students, with the gathering of useful sponsors and supporters. I am very happy to have the flexibility to support greater than 6000 students with visits to 14 universities and dozens of vocational excessive colleges by finishing 15,000 kilometers in Turkey. I consider that the project, which continues regardless of the pandemic, will develop extra with new supporters and contribute to the event of the nation.
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What is EuroTrans? Could you tell us about its importance in the sector and its work?
Founded 50 years in the past in France, the EuroTrans Federation today represents a sector price forty billion with 600 active member firms and 8 national associations. EuroTrans, the most important group on the earth covering all manufacturers of the gearbox, bearing and power transmission industry, brings together main corporations on a world scale. EuroTrans, which has been working for 50 years with the imaginative and prescient of creating expertise in gear manufacturing and energy transmission sector; we determine the quality standards for the sector, carry out researches, provide trainings, carry out lobbying actions on behalf of the sector and follow technological and economic values.
I am honored to be elected as the president of the federation in 2021 with the votes of the member companies after serving on the board of administrators for about 2 years and to characterize Turkey in this organization as a member of the Machinery Manufacturers Association.
You have an energetic role within the business on a worldwide scale. Can you evaluate the scenario of the power transmission sector in Turkey?
In addition to working within the power transmission sector for a few years, I can say that our trade has a very dynamic construction in Turkey, as each the President of EuroTrans and a person who takes an active position in the Machinery Manufacturers’ Association (MIB). However, regardless of this dynamic structure, I suppose that we have an extended method to go in order to attain a aggressive place on the planet as a sector.
As İ-Mak Gearbox, we’re working for the development of the sector in Turkey with the duties we now have taken in both EuroTrans and MIB. As a results of our visits abroad, we see that the industry has developed, however there are deficiencies in requirements and unity. As İ-MAK, we are finishing up studies that will lead to these.
With the order supplied by numerous organizations everywhere in the world, sector stakeholders create certain high quality requirements and added worth. There are many alternative leagues for companies operating in the power transmission sector in Turkey. As the industry, we need to come collectively to set requirements and produce greater quality and efficiency-oriented products. It is essential for us to develop a culture of competition among manufacturers in Turkey by creating an understanding of effectivity and added value in terms of standards and unity. Abandoning the competitors carried out by producing cheaper and similar products within the sector; It should be our priority to create an understanding of manufacturing in standards that may increase efficiency and added value.
As an trade, our share of the world market has not but reached the level we must be. We have a significant progress potential in exports. We shouldn’t overlook that we’ve to characterize our country as a union in the worldwide market as a end result of the value-added and standardized manufacturing method we will obtain inside the nation. For this purpose, I care that more firms become members of national and international institutions and I see it as a driving pressure for the event of our nation.
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