3rd TIME Exhibition in Istanbul

EventsSouth-East European INDUSTRIAL Мarket - issue 6/2005

The 3rd International Manufacturing technologies exhibition TIME took place at the biggest Turkish city Istanbul between 01-04 December. The exhibition brought leading Turkish and international producers of Automation, CAD/CAM Systems, Compressors, Machine Tools, Industrial Safety Systems, Heating Equipment, Hydraulics and Pneumatics, Electrical and Electronic Accessories, etc. TIME offered the oppotunity Turkish and foreign manufacturers to present the capabilities of their products, including through live and dynamic demonstrations. Many local and foreign visitors, were able to see, examine and compare exactly the latest innovations in the Turkish manufacturing technology. This created a good environment for mutual business.

The statistics about visitors of the TIME shows a total of more then 25000 specialists from 50 different countries with business interests to the Turkish marketplace. Visitor’s profile includes manufacturers of machines, components, electrical and electronic equipments, etc. They had the possibility to inspect services and sales potential of the Turkish companies, and took the opportunity to have as many meetings as possible within 4 days, in order to create new distribution networks.

This year, over 200 exhibiting local and foreigh companies presented the latest technology products. There were 20 foreign exhibitors from among Poland, Switzerland, China, Taiwan, Belgium, Germany, England, Iran, Italy and Czech Republic. Specialists from Turkey and adjoining countries show a great interest in using highly sophisticated machinery in order to cut down their manufacturing costs, increase their production quality. With all their advantages, Turkish firms have demonstrated interest to establish partnership with companies from Eastern and Western counties.

"TIME exhibition was very successful for us" said from Ermaksan Makine Ltd. "We’ve exhibited our new technologies and applications such as Robot-Press Brake Automation Application and Punch-Plasma Combined Machine which is produced for the first time in Turkey by Ermaksan. Our stand was visited by our dealers from all around the world as well as many new customers", said additionaly from Ermaksan Makine. "Emko Elektronik exhibited the new generation devices during TIME 2005 exhibition. Emko products have been attracting the attention with quality and reliability all over the world", according to Emko Elektronik.

"Labour and engineering costs are very low in Turkey relative to Western Countries. This leads to an increase in the competition potential of local machine producing firms. Besides, Turkish firms have sufficient technological know-how and experience to overcome the problems of competition in near future. All these advantages have led to a significant Increase in Turkish machinery exports", said spesialists from Turkish manufacturing company.