THE SUPREME ORGANIZATION OF THE PLASTIC INDUSTRY IS NOW UNDER LEGAL FRAMEWORK
TOBB Plastics Rubber and Composites Sector Assembly of Turkey Established, Yavuz EROGLU of PAGEV is elected to be the first President
Recently established by the Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey, the Plastics Rubber and Composites Sector Assembly of Turkey held its first meeting. The Sector Assembly is composed of 40 companies accounting for USD 10 billion of turnover in the three sectors with a combined size of USD 50 bilion, and Yavuz Eroðlu, Chairman of the Turkish Plastics Industry Foundation (PAGEV) is elected to be the first Chairperson of the Assembly. Flexible Packaging Industrialists Association (FASD) Chairman Enver Bakioðlu was elected as Deputy Chairperson. Elected Chairperson of the Plastics Rubber and Composites Sector Assembly of Turkey, Yavuz Eroðlu said, "As the force of unification behind the plastics, rubber and composites sectors of Turkey, we are dedicated in our endeavors. This new entity within TOBB provides a more cohesive platform founded on a legal framework. The Assembly is comprised by industry companies, nongovernmental organizations and regulatory public authorities. Our objectives are to identify issues in the industry, facilitate dialog between the government and private sector representatives for solution alternatives, and generate more value for Turkish economy overall."
"We will be the strongest voice in the industry"
Explaining that the TOBB Plastics Rubber and Composites Sector Assembly of Turkey was the supreme entity in the industry based on legal framework, Eroðlu continued, "Plastics, rubber and composites are the driving force of the Turkish economy and compete for number one in Europe and the top 5 in the world. We will increase public sector and industry cooperation, work swiftly to solve issues identified in our industry, and maintain our solution focus in order to accelerate and empower these sectors. We will join our forces to increase our rate of development."
A stronger industry under legal framework
The Plastics Rubber and Composites Sector Assembly was established by 40 distinguished members covering a wide range, including representatives from the Ministry of Science, Industry and Technology and Ministry of Economics, nongovernmental organizations like PAGEV, EPS Society, ÝKMÝB, Composites Society, FASD, PLASFED, SEPA, PAGDER, EVSÝD and Rubber Society, as well as industry companies such as Abdioðullarý Plastik, Adopen Plastik, Akplas Plastik, BPO B-Plas Plastik, Cam Elyaf, Dizayn Plastik, Elif Plastik, Esen Plastik, Fýrat Plastik, GF Hakan Plastik, Iþýk Plastik, Korozo Ambalaj, Köksan Plastik, Mete Plastik, Naksan Plastik, Pakpen Plastik, Petkim Petrokimya, Plasmar Plastik, Polibak Ambalaj, Polinas Plastik, Ravago Petrokimya, Sasa Polyester, Sem Plastik, Sepaþ Plastik, Superfilm Ambalaj, Sümer Plastik, Titiz Plastik and Vatan Plastik.