ANKIROS / ANNOFER / TURKCAST 2016 End of Show Press Release

ANKIROS / ANNOFER / TURKCAST FAIR TRIO WAS THE MOST PRESTIGIOUS EVENT OF EURASIA REGION ALSO THIS YEAR…

ANKIROS 2016 – 13th International Iron-Steel and Foundry Technology, Machinery and Products Trade Fair, ANNOFER 2016 – 12nd International Non-Ferrous Metals Technology, Machinery and Products Trade Fair and TURKCAST 2016 – 7th Foundry Products Trade Fair organized by Hannover Messe Ankiros Fuarcilik A.S., between September 29 – October 1, 2016, at Tuyap Fair & Congress Center, Buyukcekmece, Istanbul was able to be the trio of the most magnificent exhibition among the repetitions until this time.

The organization was fulfilled with the participation of Republic of Turkey Minister of Science, Industry and Technology Dr. Faruk ÖZLÜ drew intense attention. Thus, Ankiros / Annofer / Turkcast Fairs offered its exhibitors and visitors a unique experience gave the opportunity to get to know the products of the most advanced technology while offering a range of solutions to a wide range of different expectations through creative alternatives appropriate for any kind of need also this year.

In 2016, success of Ankiros / Annofer / Turkcast Fairs keep its development through its local and international supporters at every turn showed that The Fair Trio is the unarguable leading trade fairs of Eurasia Region within 22.072 m² net stand area of 985 exhibitors, including 390 local 595 international from 45 countries and 12.974 local and 1.753 international total of 14.727 visitors from 70 countries.

ANKIROS/ANNOFER 2016 Fairs enabled all products related to metallurgy industry such as iron-steel, ceramic, glass, rolling mill equipment, induction and melting furnaces, refractory materials, casting, sanding and molding machines and mixers, heat treatment furnaces, control and test equipment, raw materials and consumables to appear under a single roof.

TURKCAST 2016 brought the local and foreign casting purchasers from particularly Automotive and Sub-Industry, White Goods, Cement, Construction, Defense and Aerospace, Shipping, Railway and Transportation, Petro chemistry, Energy, any kind of Heavy Industry, Agricultural Machinery and Building Machinery industries together with Turkey’s leading casting producers. Casting purchasers who visited the fair had a chance to share information and technology in all aspects of technical and commercial issues with foundries.

On The High Consultative Meeting was organized by TÇUD – Turkish Steel Producers Association and the Minister Dr. Faruk Özlü participated, ideas which are about the problems in Turkish Steel Industry and necessary activities to resolve them were exchanged.

Also, to point out to technological developments and the problems in the metallurgy industry, and to ensure exchange of ideas related to industry trends, ‘’18th International Metallurgy and Materials Congress” and ‘’8th International Foundry Congress” organized concurrently by TÜDÖKSAD Academy (TÜDOKSAD) and UCTEA Chamber of Metallurgical and Materials Engineers. The congresses were welcomed warmly by the sector professionals.

Hannover Messe Ankiros Fuarcilik A.S. offered its exhibitors opportunities which are presented by modern technology to benefit from with application of Ankiros 2016. Thus, exhibitors were able to record their visitors, visitors had an opportunity to specify companies which they will visit and access to the information about the fairs at the same time.

During three days, the interviews and business connections made a major contribition especially potential investments in the metallurgy industry of our country and being promissing all elements of the sector. As a global platform Ankiros / Annofer / Turkcast Fairs will continue to serve the growth of the Turkish metallurgy industry.

Hannover Messe Ankiros Fuarcilik A.Ş. thanks all participants and visitors for the interest, we hope to  meet again at our next event.

Best Regards,

A Global Player in Metallurgy Industry; Turkey

A Global Player in Metallurgy Industry; Turkey

By using the domestic resources,Turkish Foundry Industry which has a high production capacity and is the basis of the Turkish manufacturing industry, has the power to meet the demands of numerous industries using casting products through its technical know-how and investments within the course of time from design to the prototype, testing, and the final product. Having an impressive growth, Turkish foundry industry is ranked as the 10th in the world and the 2nd in Europe according to the evaluation of the production capacity and export statistics.

Iron and steel industry which has an important place in rapidly growing world economy, has made Turkey an important player, due to its ever-growing domestic market and developing infrastructure, as well as its geographical position, serving as a bridge between Asia, Europe and the Middle East. According to 2015 statistics, Turkey is the 9th largest producer in the world and the 2nd after Brazil.

As of 2015, in surrounding countries and Turkey, who achieved the most rapid increase in production among the world’s 10 largest steel producers, iron and steel industry showed an impressive growth owing to the strong demand for iron and steel products of industries such as construction, infrastructure and automotive. By increasing its competitive capacity in international market, Turkey has become the center of the investments for the production of valuable products in metallurgical industry.

Showing a yearly increase, non-ferrous metals export of Turkey, which is one of the production centers of the world with its ever evolvement investments in recent years, appears in prominent industries of our country’s total export.