Salim Haffar, a luminary in the international power transmission business

Salim Haffar, who’s among the many energetic names of the facility transmission sector each 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 on the home gearbox giant İ-Mak Gearbox.
Haffar, who was elected because the President of EuroTrans, the biggest group on the planet covering all of the producers of the facility transmission sector, one 12 months ago, additionally plays an active function within the Machinery Manufacturers’ Association (MIB). Haffar, who will continue his profession at İ-Mak Gearbox at the next level, represents both his company and Turkey in the American Gear Manufacturers Association.
Salim Haffar, one of many rare names recognized by the industry on a world scale, takes an lively position in plenty of organizations. Representing Turkey’s energy transmission business on a world scale with its sectoral knowledge, visionary structure and the power of I-Mak, Haffar shares the work they perform in many 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 because of the experiences I gained in numerous international locations during and after my training life. I took part in massive international tasks in several sectors in Turkey. I began working at İ-MAK Gearbox 8 years ago with the need to carry my curiosity in trade 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 advertising activities on behalf of İ-Mak Gearbox. I believe that on this new process I assumed with the trust of our company’s founding partners and board of directors, in the light 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 organization of the ability transmission business. For the last 1 year, I really have been the Chairman of the Board of EuroTrans. However, I continue to symbolize Turkey in varied establishments and worldwide associations.
With the motto that data positive aspects worth when shared, I decided to ascertain an affiliation in 2019 in order to contribute to the event of the country that hosted me. 2 years ago, I based the TECHNOMADS Association, which aims to supply technical supplies to universities and vocational high faculties by working in varied places in Turkey, and to supply schooling and internship opportunities to college students, with the gathering of useful sponsors and supporters. I am very joyful to have the power to assist greater than 6000 students with visits to 14 universities and dozens of vocational excessive schools by completing 15,000 kilometers in Turkey. จำหน่ายเกจวัดแรงดัน consider that the challenge, which continues despite the pandemic, will develop extra with new supporters and contribute to the development of the country.
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What is EuroTrans? Could you tell us about its significance in the sector and its work?
Founded 50 years ago in France, the EuroTrans Federation right now represents a sector price forty billion with 600 energetic member corporations and eight nationwide associations. EuroTrans, the biggest group in the world covering all manufacturers of the gearbox, bearing and energy transmission trade, brings collectively main corporations on a global scale. EuroTrans, which has been working for 50 years with the imaginative and prescient of developing expertise in gear production and energy transmission sector; we decide the quality standards for the sector, perform researches, provide trainings, perform lobbying activities on behalf of the sector and observe technological and economic values.
I am honored to be elected as the president of the federation in 2021 with the votes of the member firms after serving on the board of directors for about 2 years and to symbolize Turkey in this organization as a member of the Machinery Manufacturers Association.
You have an energetic role within the business on a worldwide scale. Can you evaluate the situation of the facility transmission sector in Turkey?
In addition to working in the power transmission sector for a few years, I can say that our business has a very dynamic construction in Turkey, as both the President of EuroTrans and an individual who takes an energetic position within the Machinery Manufacturers’ Association (MIB). However, regardless of this dynamic structure, I assume that we’ve a protracted method to go to have the ability to attain a competitive position on the planet as a sector.
As İ-Mak Gearbox, we are working for the event of the sector in Turkey with the duties we have taken in both EuroTrans and MIB. As a results of our visits overseas, we see that the industry has developed, but there are deficiencies in requirements and unity. As İ-MAK, we’re carrying out studies that may result in these.
With the order supplied by numerous organizations all around the world, sector stakeholders create certain high quality standards and added value. There are many alternative leagues for companies operating in the energy transmission sector in Turkey. As the trade, we have to come collectively to set requirements and produce higher high quality and efficiency-oriented merchandise. It is essential for us to develop a culture of competition among brands in Turkey by creating an understanding of effectivity and added worth by means of standards and unity. Abandoning the competitors carried out by producing cheaper and similar merchandise in the sector; It ought to be our priority to create an understanding of production in requirements that may increase effectivity and added worth.
As an trade, our share of the world market has not yet reached the extent we need to be. We have a major development potential in exports. We shouldn’t overlook that we now have to symbolize our nation as a union in the international market because of the value-added and standardized manufacturing method we’ll obtain within the country. For this purpose, I care that more firms turn into members of nationwide and international institutions and I see it as a driving pressure for the event of our country.

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