Salim Haffar, a luminary in the world power transmission business

Salim Haffar, who’s among the energetic names of the ability transmission sector each in Turkey and on the earth, has been promoted to the place of Assistant General Manager from his place as International Sales and Marketing Director, which he has held for eight years on the domestic gearbox giant İ-Mak Gearbox.
Haffar, who was elected because the President of EuroTrans, the most important group on the earth covering all of the producers of the facility transmission sector, one yr ago, additionally performs an energetic function within the Machinery Manufacturers’ Association (MIB). Haffar, who will proceed his career at İ-Mak Gearbox at a higher degree, represents both his firm and Turkey within the American Gear Manufacturers Association.
Salim Haffar, one of many rare names recognized by the industry on a world scale, takes an lively function in plenty of organizations. Representing Turkey’s power transmission trade on a world scale with its sectoral data, visionary construction and the power of I-Mak, Haffar shares the work they carry out in lots of organizations with our journal.
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 determined to settle in Turkey 10 years in the past because of the experiences I gained in various international locations during and after my education life. I took part in massive worldwide projects in several sectors in Turkey. เกจ์วัดความดัน started working at İ-MAK Gearbox 8 years in the past with the desire to carry my interest in industry and know-how to professional life. I have been persevering with my enterprise life as Export Manager, as Assistant General Manager since January 2022. In this place, I proceed my gross sales, export and advertising activities on behalf of İ-Mak Gearbox. I imagine that on this new activity I assumed with the belief of our company’s founding companions and board of administrators, within the light of my international perspective and experience, I-MAK Gearbox will set an example for the sector with its revolutionary projects and works.
We have been working for many years at EuroTrans, the global umbrella group of the power transmission business. For the last 1 year, I have been the Chairman of the Board of EuroTrans. However, I proceed to symbolize Turkey in numerous institutions and international associations.
With the motto that knowledge gains worth when shared, I determined to determine an affiliation in 2019 so as to contribute to the development of the nation that hosted me. 2 years ago, I founded the TECHNOMADS Association, which goals to provide technical supplies to universities and vocational excessive schools by working in numerous areas in Turkey, and to provide schooling and internship opportunities to students, with the gathering of useful sponsors and supporters. I am very pleased to have the flexibility to help more than 6000 students with visits to 14 universities and dozens of vocational excessive faculties by completing 15,000 kilometers in Turkey. I believe that the project, which continues despite the pandemic, will grow more with new supporters and contribute to the development of the country.
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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 value forty billion with 600 energetic member companies and eight national associations. EuroTrans, the biggest group on the planet covering all manufacturers of the gearbox, bearing and energy transmission trade, brings together leading corporations on a worldwide scale. EuroTrans, which has been working for 50 years with the vision of growing expertise in gear production and energy transmission sector; we decide the standard standards for the sector, perform researches, provide trainings, carry out lobbying activities on behalf of the sector and follow technological and financial values.
I am honored to be elected because the president of the federation in 2021 with the votes of the member companies after serving on the board of directors for about 2 years and to represent Turkey in this group as a member of the Machinery Manufacturers Association.
You have an active position in the trade on a worldwide scale. Can you consider the situation of the facility transmission sector in Turkey?
In addition to working in the energy transmission sector for many years, I can say that our trade has a very dynamic structure in Turkey, as each the President of EuroTrans and an individual who takes an energetic role within the Machinery Manufacturers’ Association (MIB). However, despite this dynamic structure, I assume that we now have an extended approach to go in order to reach a aggressive position on the earth as a sector.
As İ-Mak Gearbox, we are working for the development of the sector in Turkey with the duties we have taken in both EuroTrans and MIB. As a result of our visits abroad, we see that the trade has developed, but there are deficiencies in requirements and unity. As İ-MAK, we are finishing up studies that may result in these.
With the order offered by numerous organizations everywhere in the world, sector stakeholders create certain high quality standards and added worth. There are many alternative leagues for companies operating within the energy transmission sector in Turkey. As the business, we have to come together to set standards and produce higher quality and efficiency-oriented merchandise. It is very important for us to develop a culture of competitors among brands in Turkey by creating an understanding of effectivity and added worth by means of requirements and unity. Abandoning the competitors carried out by producing cheaper and equivalent products within the sector; It ought to be our precedence to create an understanding of manufacturing in standards that may improve efficiency and added worth.
As an trade, our share of the world market has not but reached the extent we need to be. We have a major development potential in exports. We should not overlook that we’ve to represent our country as a union in the international market because of the value-added and standardized production method we’ll achieve within the country. For this cause, I care that extra corporations become members of nationwide and worldwide establishments and I see it as a driving force for the development of our country.
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