On October 22, the delegation of RB-Composite arrived in the city of Bursa, which is located one hundred fifty kilometers from Istanbul. Bursa is the fourth largest city in Turkey, as well as an important industrial center. 23 industrial clusters are developing in and around the Bursa, Bursa and Istanbul together create about 40% of Turkey’s GDP.
The official part of the conference began on October 23. At first, Dr. Mustafa Hatipoglu, the general manager of the group of textile companies BUTEKOM, welcomed the delegate. Further on, Dr. Adalberto Horak, CEO and owner of BlackSun, continued. His message was devoted to the main trends in the European composite materials market. This was followed by presentations by durFoam, Coskunos Holding, DIENES Apparatebau Gmbh.
October 24, the second day of the official conference program. Presentations were made by the following companies engaged in the field of composite materials: TGMS Gmbh, SoyuzBasalt, Jungoo Composites. This was followed by meetings in the B2B format, at which the delegation of RB-Composite spoke with representatives of such Turkish companies as CARBOMID, Madosan, durFoam, Metix, STM Teknik and many others.
In our opinion, the conference was held at a high level. Turkey’s achievements in the composite materials market are obvious, and we hope that we will see similar industrial clusters in Russia soon. As for the conference itself, RB-Composite believes that such events are necessary for the development and popularization of the industry as a whole!