Salim Haffar, a luminary within the international energy transmission industry

Salim Haffar, who’s among the many energetic names of the power transmission sector both in Turkey and on the planet, has been promoted to the place of Assistant General Manager from his position as International Sales and Marketing Director, which he has held for eight years at the domestic gearbox big İ-Mak Gearbox.
Haffar, who was elected as the President of EuroTrans, the largest group on the planet overlaying all the manufacturers of the facility transmission sector, one year ago, also performs an energetic position within the Machinery Manufacturers’ Association (MIB). Haffar, who will proceed his career at İ-Mak Gearbox at a better degree, represents both his firm and Turkey within the American Gear Manufacturers Association.
Salim Haffar, one of the rare names recognized by the business on a world scale, takes an energetic position in lots of organizations. Representing Turkey’s power transmission business on a global scale with its sectoral data, visionary structure and the power of I-Mak, Haffar shares the work they carry out in plenty of organizations with our journal.
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 as a end result of the experiences I gained in varied countries throughout and after my education life. I took part in massive international projects in several sectors in Turkey. I began working at İ-MAK Gearbox 8 years in the past with the will to carry my curiosity in trade and know-how to professional life. I truly have been continuing my enterprise life as Export Manager, as Assistant General Manager since January 2022. In this position, I continue my sales, export and advertising activities on behalf of İ-Mak Gearbox. I imagine that in this new process I assumed with the trust of our company’s founding companions and board of administrators, in the mild 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 many years at EuroTrans, the worldwide umbrella group of the facility transmission industry. For the final 1 yr, I even have been the Chairman of the Board of EuroTrans. However, I proceed to characterize Turkey in varied establishments and worldwide associations.
With the motto that information features value when shared, I determined to determine an affiliation in 2019 so as to contribute to the development of the nation that hosted me. 2 years ago, I founded the TECHNOMADS Association, which goals to offer technical supplies to universities and vocational excessive colleges by operating in varied places in Turkey, and to provide education and internship alternatives to college students, with the gathering of useful sponsors and supporters. I am very joyful to have the ability to assist greater than 6000 students with visits to 14 universities and dozens of vocational high faculties by completing 15,000 kilometers in Turkey. I believe that the venture, which continues despite 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 inform us about its significance in the sector and its work?
Founded 50 years in the past in France, the EuroTrans Federation right now represents a sector value forty billion with 600 active member firms and eight national associations. EuroTrans, the largest organization in the world masking all producers of the gearbox, bearing and energy transmission business, brings together leading corporations on a global scale. EuroTrans, which has been working for 50 years with the vision of growing expertise in gear production and power transmission sector; we determine the standard standards for the sector, perform researches, present trainings, perform lobbying activities on behalf of the sector and comply with technological and economic values.
I am honored to be elected because the president of the federation in 2021 with the votes of the member corporations after serving on the board of administrators for about 2 years and to characterize Turkey in this group as a member of the Machinery Manufacturers Association.
You have an energetic function in the trade on a worldwide scale. Can you consider the scenario of the ability transmission sector in Turkey?
In addition to working within the energy transmission sector for many years, I can say that our business has a really dynamic structure in Turkey, as each the President of EuroTrans and an individual who takes an lively function in the Machinery Manufacturers’ Association (MIB). However, regardless of this dynamic construction, I think that we have a long method to go in order to attain a aggressive position on the planet as a sector.
As İ-Mak Expires , we are working for the development of the sector in Turkey with the duties we’ve taken in each EuroTrans and MIB. As a results of our visits overseas, we see that the industry has developed, however there are deficiencies in requirements and unity. As İ-MAK, we are finishing up studies that may result in these.
With the order provided by numerous organizations everywhere in the world, sector stakeholders create sure high quality standards and added worth. There are many various leagues for firms operating within the energy transmission sector in Turkey. As the industry, we have to come collectively to set requirements and produce greater quality and efficiency-oriented merchandise. It is essential for us to develop a culture of competition among manufacturers in Turkey by creating an understanding of efficiency and added value when it comes to requirements and unity. Abandoning the competitors carried out by producing cheaper and identical products in the sector; It ought to be our priority to create an understanding of production in standards that may improve efficiency and added value.
As an trade, our share of the world market has not but reached the level we must be. We have a major development potential in exports. We should not forget that we’ve to characterize our nation as a union within the worldwide market as a end result of the value-added and standardized production method we are going to achieve throughout the nation. For this cause, I care that extra firms become members of national and worldwide institutions and I see it as a driving pressure for the development of our nation.

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