FATİH Sultan Mehmet Vakıf University Aluminum Testing Training and Research Center (ALUTEAM) took part in SAHA EXPO 2018 which was the first of this year where the latest technologies, systems and products developed in the domestic defense industry were held.
FATİH Sultan Mehmet Vakıf University Aluminum Testing Training and Research Center (ALUTEAM) took part in SAHA EXPO 2018 which was the first of this year where the latest technologies, systems and products developed in the domestic defense industry were held. Director of ALUTEAM, a research center supported by the Ministry, Dr. Öğr. Member Abubakr coach, stressing that they try to do things to create more value-added, “We are doing collaborations met their research centers in the world and Turkey. We started to be a player in the defense sector as aluminum and steel sector,” he said.
135 national and international companies contributing to Turkish defense industry took part in the fair; companies in the fields of defense, maritime, aviation and space industries are discussing the possibilities of cooperation by exhibiting their products.
“WE ARE VISITING FOR MULTI-WAY WORK”
ALUTEAM’de both experienced in the sector and academy, said that a young team. Lecturer. Member Ebubekir Koç said, “We have industrialists behind us and we get their support on related issues. We strive to work on all-round subjects. In our research activities, we do both material and process development and product development activities. In the scope of product development, our team of experienced friends can provide business development for any company from design to idea.
“WE ARE ENTERING A TIME WHICH WE NEED TO WORK FASTER”
It is dr.öğ. Member Ebubekir Koç said that the aluminum sector, along with steel, has recently been on the agenda due to US sanctions. Turkey’s aluminum sector in 2023, 8 billion export target to reach the point of voicing transition from unusual process about the steps taken by Coach, “in 2023 export target in the aluminum sector had a moment our target of 2.5 billion düzeyind are but 7.5 to 8 billion dollars. After these extraordinary processes, we are entering a process where we need to work faster, it has become clear that there is a need to create more added value With the current investment, infrastructure and human resources, there is a limit to the work we can do and we have reached it. We are trying to use our infrastructure more efficiently by cooperating in both steel, composite and other related production areas and to do better works by combining our knowledge with others. ”
“WE HAVE PLACED IN THE DEFENSE SECTOR”
Underlining that aluminum is generally a heavy industry and a sector working on middle or lower sectors, Koç said, Yeni With the newly developing situation, we have started to be a player in the defense sector. This has just begun. The production of special alloys will start with new investments. took an important, our company set up by the relevant incentives of the hot rolling mill in Turkey. in the coming period will begin to run. in the defense industry, aviation, an amount of special alloy products will need land vehicles there will be produced. our booth also included products that we produce together with the companies we collaborate, “he said .
“WE ARE CALLING TO PRODUCE SPECIAL PARTS OF OUR PLANE”
Ebubekir Koç said that SAHA Expo Fair helps to meet the desired audience very quickly. Emphasizing that ALUTEAM is not only working with companies, it is a research center that makes its own production, Koç said, “We have worked in the Bayraktar (Armed Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) project for the defense sector. We are trying to produce certain parts of our aircraft. We have completed the development of the national infantry rifle and kasatura and started mass production. Our companies started the production of semi-finished products needed for the production of many related tools and weapons. We aim to include these companies into more ecosystems.