Dr. Timo WÜRZ, Director of EUnited Metallurgy, was speaker during the opening ceremony at the 2016 Ankiros/Annover/Turncast trade fair at Tuyap Fair and Congress Center in Istanbul. During his speech he outlines the importance of Turkey as one of the world’s top ten steel producers and metal casters and the chance of being a partner for European metallurgical equipment providers. He points out that in 2015, users from Turkey purchased nearly 80% of thermo processing equipment, 50% of foundry machinery and more than 55% of metallurgical plant and rolling mill equipment from European manufacturers. Dr. Würz gave attention to EUnited member companies who are competent partners with innovative equipment and in-depth process know-how for realisation of the overall aim to increase added value in metal processing industries.
This year 1.753 international, total of 14.727 visitors from 70 countries had a chance to meet total of 985 exhibitors from 45 countries.
During this global gathering of Metallurgy Industry the exhibitors and the visitors had the chance to learn the latest technology and products, to establish new business connections, to strengthen current business connections and to enter into new local and international markets. Being one of the most important events in the world, the ANKIROS/ANNOFER/TURKCAST 2016 fairs trio ended successfully.