Salim Haffar, a luminary within the world energy transmission industry

Salim Haffar, who is among the many lively names of the facility 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 as the President of EuroTrans, the largest organization on the planet overlaying all of the manufacturers of the facility transmission sector, one year in the past, additionally performs an active role within the Machinery Manufacturers’ Association (MIB). Haffar, who will continue his profession at İ-Mak Gearbox at a higher level, represents both his company and Turkey in the American Gear Manufacturers Association.
Salim Haffar, one of the rare names recognized by the trade on a worldwide scale, takes an energetic position in many organizations. Representing Turkey’s power transmission industry on a global scale with its sectoral data, 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 determined to settle in Turkey 10 years in the past on account of the experiences I gained in varied international locations throughout and after my schooling life. I took part in large international tasks in several sectors in Turkey. I began working at İ-MAK Gearbox 8 years ago with the need to hold my curiosity in industry and expertise to professional life. I truly have been continuing my business life as Export Manager, as Assistant General Manager since January 2022. In this position, I proceed my gross sales, export and advertising actions on behalf of İ-Mak Gearbox. I imagine that on this new process I assumed with the belief of our company’s founding companions and board of administrators, in the gentle of my international perspective and expertise, I-MAK Gearbox will set an instance for the sector with its revolutionary projects and works.
We have been working for a few years at EuroTrans, the global umbrella organization of the ability transmission business. For the last 1 yr, I even have been the Chairman of the Board of EuroTrans. However, I proceed to symbolize Turkey in numerous establishments and international associations.
With the motto that information gains worth when shared, I decided to ascertain an affiliation in 2019 so as to contribute to the event of the nation that hosted me. 2 years ago, I founded the TECHNOMADS Association, which goals to supply technical materials to universities and vocational high colleges by operating in varied locations in Turkey, and to supply schooling and internship opportunities to college students, with the gathering of valuable sponsors and supporters. I am very happy to have the flexibility to help greater than 6000 students with visits to 14 universities and dozens of vocational excessive schools by finishing 15,000 kilometers in Turkey. I imagine that the challenge, 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 at present represents a sector value 40 billion with 600 active member firms and 8 national associations. EuroTrans, the biggest organization on the planet overlaying all manufacturers of the gearbox, bearing and power transmission trade, brings together main companies on a worldwide scale. EuroTrans, which has been working for 50 years with the imaginative and prescient of developing experience in gear production and energy transmission sector; we decide the standard requirements for the sector, perform researches, present trainings, carry out lobbying activities on behalf of the sector and comply with technological and economic values.
I am honored to be elected as the president of the federation in 2021 with the votes of the member corporations after serving on the board of directors for about 2 years and to characterize Turkey in this group as a member of the Machinery Manufacturers Association.
You have an lively role within the trade on a global scale. Can you evaluate the state of affairs of the power transmission sector in Turkey?
In addition to working in the power transmission sector for many years, I can say that our industry has a really dynamic construction in Turkey, as both the President of EuroTrans and a person who takes an energetic function in the Machinery Manufacturers’ Association (MIB). However, regardless of this dynamic construction, I think that we now have a long method to go to be able to attain a aggressive position in the world as a sector.
As İ-Mak Gearbox, we are working for the development of the sector in Turkey with the duties we now have taken in both EuroTrans and MIB. As a result of our visits overseas, we see that the trade has developed, but there are deficiencies in standards and unity. As İ-MAK, we’re finishing up research that will result in these.
With the order provided by various organizations all round the world, sector stakeholders create sure quality requirements and added value. There are many different leagues for corporations working in the power transmission sector in Turkey. As the trade, we have to come collectively to set requirements and produce larger high quality and efficiency-oriented merchandise. It is very important for us to develop a culture of competitors amongst brands in Turkey by creating an understanding of effectivity and added value when it comes to standards and unity. Abandoning the competition carried out by producing cheaper and identical merchandise in the sector; It should be our priority to create an understanding of manufacturing in requirements that will enhance efficiency and added worth.
As an business, our share of the world market has not yet reached the level we must be. เครื่องมือวัดความดันคือ have a major development potential in exports. We shouldn’t forget that we’ve to represent our country as a union within the worldwide market because of the value-added and standardized manufacturing strategy we will obtain inside the country. For this cause, I care that extra companies become members of nationwide and international institutions and I see it as a driving drive for the development of our country.
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