Salim Haffar, a luminary in the global power transmission business

Salim Haffar, who’s among the energetic names of the facility transmission sector each in Turkey and on the planet, has been promoted to the position of Assistant General Manager from his position 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 in the world masking all the manufacturers of the facility transmission sector, one year ago, also performs an active position within the Machinery Manufacturers’ Association (MIB). Haffar, who will continue his career at İ-Mak Gearbox at a better degree, represents both his company and Turkey in the American Gear Manufacturers Association.
Salim Haffar, one of the uncommon names recognized by the industry on a global scale, takes an lively role in many organizations. Representing Turkey’s energy transmission industry on a world scale with its sectoral data, visionary structure and the power of I-Mak, Haffar shares the work they perform in plenty of organizations with our magazine.
Who is เกจวัดแรงดันเครื่องกรองน้ำ ?
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 on account of the experiences I gained in various international locations throughout and after my education life. I took half in giant international tasks in numerous sectors in Turkey. I started working at İ-MAK Gearbox eight years ago with the desire to carry my interest in business and know-how to professional life. I 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 marketing activities on behalf of İ-Mak Gearbox. I believe that in this new activity I assumed with the belief of our company’s founding companions and board of directors, within the mild of my worldwide perspective and experience, I-MAK Gearbox will set an example for the sector with its progressive initiatives and works.
We have been working for many years at EuroTrans, the global umbrella group of the power transmission business. For the final 1 yr, I even have been the Chairman of the Board of EuroTrans. However, I proceed to represent Turkey in various establishments and worldwide associations.
With the motto that knowledge features worth when shared, I decided to determine an affiliation in 2019 to be able to contribute to the development of the nation that hosted me. 2 years ago, I founded the TECHNOMADS Association, which aims to supply technical materials to universities and vocational high faculties by operating in numerous areas in Turkey, and to supply training and internship opportunities to college students, with the gathering of useful sponsors and supporters. I am very happy to have the flexibility to assist greater than 6000 students with visits to 14 universities and dozens of vocational excessive colleges by finishing 15,000 kilometers in Turkey. I imagine that the project, which continues despite the pandemic, will develop more with new supporters and contribute to the development of the country.
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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 right now represents a sector value forty billion with 600 lively member companies and 8 nationwide associations. EuroTrans, the biggest organization in the world covering all manufacturers of the gearbox, bearing and energy transmission industry, brings collectively main firms on a global scale. EuroTrans, which has been working for 50 years with the vision of creating expertise in gear production and power transmission sector; we determine the quality requirements for the sector, perform researches, provide trainings, perform 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 companies after serving on the board of directors for about 2 years and to symbolize Turkey in this group as a member of the Machinery Manufacturers Association.
You have an energetic position in the business on a world 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 business has a really dynamic structure in Turkey, as both the President of EuroTrans and a person who takes an energetic role within the Machinery Manufacturers’ Association (MIB). However, despite this dynamic structure, I suppose that we’ve a long approach to go to find a way to attain a aggressive position in the world as a sector.
As İ-Mak Gearbox, we’re working for the event of the sector in Turkey with the duties we have taken in both EuroTrans and MIB. As a result of our visits abroad, we see that the business has developed, however there are deficiencies in standards and unity. As İ-MAK, we’re finishing up studies that can result in these.
With the order supplied by various organizations all round the world, sector stakeholders create sure quality standards and added worth. There are many different leagues for companies working within the energy transmission sector in Turkey. As the industry, we have to come together to set standards and produce higher high quality and efficiency-oriented merchandise. It is very important for us to develop a culture of competitors amongst manufacturers in Turkey by creating an understanding of effectivity and added worth when it comes to standards and unity. Abandoning the competition carried out by producing cheaper and similar merchandise within the sector; It ought to be our priority to create an understanding of manufacturing in requirements that can 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 progress potential in exports. We should not forget that we have to represent our nation as a union in the international market on account of the value-added and standardized manufacturing method we’ll obtain inside the nation. For this purpose, I care that extra firms turn into members of nationwide and worldwide establishments and I see it as a driving force for the event of our country.

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