Mehmet Arbek Akay Borsan Grup CEO ; Borsan Group, as one of the 500 largest industrial companise of Turkey partakes in the fight against inflation
Borsan Group, having a deep-rooted past of approximately 35 years in industry, manufacturing and trade sectors, is undertaking responsibility within the scope of “Nationwide Struggle against Inflation Program”. Mr. Mehmet Arbek Akay, the CEO of Borsan Group, announced their decision as to 10 percent discount on lighting and LED products of the Group.
Borsan Group, one of Turkey’s leading enterprises and headquartered in Samsun province, will also partake in the 10 percent discount movement applied within the scope of “Nationwide Struggle against Inflation Program” announced by Mr. Berat Albayrak, the Minister of Finance and Treasury.
Mr. Mehmet Arbek Akay, the CEO of Borsan Group, expressing that Turkey’s their group has accepted to fulfill every duty it can accomplish for Turkey’s future and betterment of the economy, said that Borsan Group will make 10 percent discount on lighting and LED products produced under the “Borled” brand of the group.
Borsan Group increased employment by 20 percent despite difficult economic environment Mr. Mehmet Arbek Akay, stated that Borsan Group consolidated the production of its 5 factories in the field of furniture, lighting and LED production, aluminum cable, copper cable and special design cable in Samsun province last year.
Consolidating our production in Samsun province by moving our factories in Istanbul and Italy gave us an operational competitive advantage while making positive contribution to the economic and social life of Samsun. We continue to make production in a very strong and competitive environment. We have a strong position in our domestic and export market in our field. The fluctuations in the economy have partially affected us, especially in the domestic market. However, Borsan is a very strong company. We very well know that global conflicts and economic uncertainties which are their reflection are normal in today’s world. We were prepared for the difficulties that might have occurred and had already taken our measures. we did not dismiss employees but on the contrary increased our employment by 20 percent only within Borsan Kablo as a result of the measures we have taken. We, as Borsan Group, provide direct employment to 2,200 people in total.” said Mr. Mehmet Arbek Akay stating that they increased their employment by 20 percent during the year in spite of the difficulties experienced in the economy.
Full support to the Nationwide Struggle against Inflation Program”
“The economic conditions we are in made Turkey confront with a very difficult process in the last two years. We have exerted a big effort to overcome these problems as a company and, more importantly, to contribute to the resilient structure of our country’s economic power. As one of the leading companies of Samsun province and our country, we are aware of our responsibilities within the scope of the “Nationwide Struggle against Inflation Program” and are willing to give great support. We have a limited chance to contribute due to precious metals and plastics we use as raw material in production which are completely dependent to foreign currency.
Meanwhile, we will also support discount campaigns in our lighting and LED group products. We partoo in the campaign by making 10 percent discount in these products since this week. We hope that our country will be stronger after this challenging process and look at the future in a brighter manner. Our company is ready to contribute to this in every manner. We are aware that good days are waiting for our country and society after these difficult times. We are making all our efforts and targets in this direction. We will support the steps taken to this end in economy management by producing more added value and working harder for our country. We continue to carry out activities with the goal of becoming one of Turkey’s most valuable companies in the electronics and cable industries in the next 5 years.” said Mr. Mehmet Arbek Akay, the CEO of Borsan Group, stating that the group was proud to fulfill its responsibilities within the scope of the “Nationwide Struggle against Inflation Program”.
We are trying to produce higher value-added products; Our R & D Center will begin to operate within 2 months
“We are carrying out serious project works in the fields in which we operate in order to increase valueadded products in Turkey. We will have production in numerous fields such as defense industry, aviation sector and medicine in addition to other value added products thanks to our R & D Center, which we aim to make operational within 2 months . We aim to carry our competitiveness further in products and sales and reach a 75 percent share in exports in 2019 in the coming period. We will continue to work as a company which provides value added services to Turkey. Important cultural changes and our works on globalization continue in our companies.” said Mr. Mehmet Arbek Akay stating that higher valueadded products are needed in Turkish industry.