Salim Haffar, a luminary within the world power transmission business

Salim Haffar, who’s among the many energetic names of the facility transmission sector both 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 8 years on the home gearbox big İ-Mak Gearbox.
Haffar, who was elected as the President of EuroTrans, the most important organization in the world masking all of the manufacturers of the power transmission sector, one yr in the past, also performs an energetic position in the Machinery Manufacturers’ Association (MIB). Haffar, who will continue his career at İ-Mak Gearbox at a better stage, represents each his company and Turkey in the American Gear Manufacturers Association.
Salim Haffar, one of many rare names acknowledged by the trade on a worldwide scale, takes an energetic role in many organizations. Representing Turkey’s energy transmission industry on a global scale with its sectoral knowledge, visionary construction and the facility of I-Mak, Haffar shares the work they perform in plenty of 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 ago as a result of the experiences I gained in numerous international locations during and after my schooling life. I took half in massive worldwide initiatives in several sectors in Turkey. I started working at İ-MAK Gearbox eight years ago with the will to carry my curiosity in industry and technology to skilled life. I have been persevering with my enterprise life as Export Manager, as Assistant General Manager since January 2022. In this place, I continue my gross sales, export and marketing actions on behalf of İ-Mak Gearbox. I consider that on this new task I assumed with the trust of our company’s founding partners and board of directors, in the light of my international perspective and experience, I-MAK Gearbox will set an instance for the sector with its innovative initiatives and works.
We have been working for a couple of years at EuroTrans, the global umbrella organization of the ability transmission business. For the last 1 year, I have been the Chairman of the Board of EuroTrans. However, I proceed to symbolize Turkey in varied establishments and international associations.
With the motto that knowledge positive aspects worth when shared, I decided to establish an association in 2019 so as to contribute to the development of the nation that hosted me. 2 years in the past, I based the TECHNOMADS Association, which goals to supply technical materials to universities and vocational high schools by operating in varied locations in Turkey, and to supply schooling and internship alternatives to college students, with the gathering of useful sponsors and supporters. I am very pleased to find a way to help greater than 6000 students with visits to 14 universities and dozens of vocational high schools by completing 15,000 kilometers in Turkey. I believe that the project, which continues regardless of the pandemic, will develop extra with new supporters and contribute to the development of the nation.
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What is EuroTrans? Could you tell us about its importance in 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 corporations and eight nationwide associations. เกจวัดแรงดันน้ําไทวัสดุ , the biggest organization on the earth overlaying all producers of the gearbox, bearing and energy transmission business, brings collectively leading companies on a world scale. EuroTrans, which has been working for 50 years with the vision of developing expertise in gear production and energy transmission sector; we determine the quality requirements for the sector, perform researches, provide trainings, carry out lobbying actions on behalf of the sector and follow technological and financial values.
I am honored to be elected as the president of the federation in 2021 with the votes of the member companies after serving on the board of administrators for about 2 years and to represent Turkey in this group as a member of the Machinery Manufacturers Association.
You have an active function in the industry on a worldwide scale. Can you consider the scenario of the power transmission sector in Turkey?
In addition to working within the power transmission sector for many years, I can say that our trade has a really dynamic construction in Turkey, as each the President of EuroTrans and a person who takes an energetic role within the Machinery Manufacturers’ Association (MIB). However, despite this dynamic construction, I think that we have a protracted method to go to be able to attain a aggressive position on the earth as a sector.
As İ-Mak Gearbox, we’re working for the development of the sector in Turkey with the duties we now have taken in both EuroTrans and MIB. As a results of our visits overseas, we see that the trade has developed, but there are deficiencies in requirements and unity. As İ-MAK, we are carrying out studies that may result in these.
With the order supplied by various organizations all over the world, sector stakeholders create certain quality requirements and added worth. There are many various leagues for corporations working in the power transmission sector in Turkey. As the trade, we want to come collectively to set requirements and produce higher high quality and efficiency-oriented products. It is very important for us to develop a culture of competitors among brands in Turkey by creating an understanding of efficiency and added worth by way of standards and unity. Abandoning the competition carried out by producing cheaper and similar products within the sector; It ought to be our precedence to create an understanding of manufacturing in requirements that may enhance efficiency and added value.
As an industry, our share of the world market has not but reached the extent we must be. We have a major development potential in exports. We should not neglect that we have to represent our nation as a union in the worldwide market because of the value-added and standardized manufacturing approach we’ll achieve within the nation. For this reason, I care that more companies turn into members of nationwide and international establishments and I see it as a driving pressure for the event of our nation.
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