Salim Haffar, who is among the many lively 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 place as International Sales and Marketing Director, which he has held for 8 years at the home gearbox large İ-Mak Gearbox.
Haffar, who was elected because the President of EuroTrans, the biggest organization on the earth covering all of the manufacturers of the facility transmission sector, one yr in the past, additionally plays an active position in the Machinery Manufacturers’ Association (MIB). Haffar, who will continue his career at İ-Mak Gearbox at a higher degree, represents both 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 active role in many organizations. Representing Turkey’s power transmission industry on a worldwide scale with its sectoral knowledge, visionary construction and the facility of I-Mak, Haffar shares the work they carry out in many 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 because of the experiences I gained in varied international locations throughout and after my education life. I took half in giant worldwide projects in numerous sectors in Turkey. I started working at İ-MAK Gearbox 8 years ago with the need to carry my curiosity in business and technology to skilled life. I even 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 actions on behalf of İ-Mak Gearbox. I believe that in this new process I assumed with the trust of our company’s founding partners and board of directors, in the mild of my international perspective and experience, I-MAK Gearbox will set an instance for the sector with its progressive projects and works.
We have been working for a number of years at EuroTrans, the worldwide umbrella group of the ability transmission industry. For ความหมายของเครื่องวัดความดัน , I have been the Chairman of the Board of EuroTrans. However, I proceed to symbolize Turkey in varied establishments and worldwide associations.
With the motto that data features value when shared, I decided to establish an affiliation in 2019 in order to contribute to the event of the nation that hosted me. 2 years in the past, I founded the TECHNOMADS Association, which goals to offer technical materials to universities and vocational excessive colleges by working in numerous areas in Turkey, and to supply training and internship alternatives to students, with the gathering of useful sponsors and supporters. I am very joyful to have the flexibility to help greater than 6000 college students with visits to 14 universities and dozens of vocational high colleges by finishing 15,000 kilometers in Turkey. I believe that the venture, which continues despite the pandemic, will develop more with new supporters and contribute to the event of the country.
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What is EuroTrans? Could you tell us about its importance within the sector and its work?
Founded 50 years ago in France, the EuroTrans Federation right now represents a sector value forty billion with 600 energetic member corporations and eight national associations. EuroTrans, the biggest organization on the planet covering all producers of the gearbox, bearing and energy transmission industry, brings collectively main companies on a worldwide scale. EuroTrans, which has been working for 50 years with the vision of growing experience in gear production and energy transmission sector; we decide the standard requirements for the sector, carry out researches, provide trainings, carry out lobbying activities 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 firms after serving on the board of administrators for about 2 years and to characterize Turkey on this organization as a member of the Machinery Manufacturers Association.
You have an energetic position within the industry on a worldwide scale. Can you evaluate the scenario of the facility transmission sector in Turkey?
In addition to working within the power 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 in the Machinery Manufacturers’ Association (MIB). However, despite this dynamic structure, I suppose that we now have a protracted method to go in order to reach a competitive place on the earth as a sector.
As İ-Mak Gearbox, 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 overseas, we see that the industry has developed, but there are deficiencies in standards and unity. As İ-MAK, we’re finishing up studies that can lead to these.
With the order provided by numerous organizations everywhere in the world, sector stakeholders create certain quality standards and added worth. There are many various leagues for corporations working within the power transmission sector in Turkey. As the trade, we have to come together to set standards and produce larger quality and efficiency-oriented merchandise. It is essential for us to develop a tradition of competitors among manufacturers in Turkey by creating an understanding of efficiency and added worth when it comes to requirements and unity. Abandoning the competition carried out by producing cheaper and equivalent products within the sector; It ought to be our priority to create an understanding of production in requirements that can increase effectivity and added worth.
As an business, our share of the world market has not but reached the extent we have to be. We have a big growth potential in exports. We should not forget that we’ve to characterize our country as a union within the worldwide market on account of the value-added and standardized production method we are going to achieve inside the country. For this reason, I care that more firms turn out to be members of nationwide and international establishments and I see it as a driving drive for the development of our nation.