technological investments made in Turkey rate continues unabated. The investment activities, accelerated by the moves of Chinese technology giants, continue with Xiaomi after Oppo. It became clear when the Chinese company, which recently started test productions in our country, will launch the domestic Xiaomi.
Minister Varank was accompanied by Xiaomi officials
Following Oppo, Minister of Industry and Technology Mustafa Varank, who also visited Xiaomi’s production center and made examinations on the factory; “Starting next month, these handsets manufactured at the plant will begin to be sold in Turkey.” said. Varank also has its facility 5 million smartphones emphasized that it will have a production capacity and “When production begins at full capacity, 2 thousand citizens will find employment opportunities” he spoke.
In addition to his statement, Mustafa Varank, who also shared the subject on his social media accounts, “Global technology giants continue to invest in our country! Xiaomi, which established in Turkey with global supply Salcomp began trial production at the plant. Welcome! @xiaomiturki to “ shared his note.
Finn Salcomp with TurkeyStarted production in Xiaomi, 15 thousand square meters closed area, 7500 square meters will operate in a production facility with a clean room.
Xiaomimi the smart phone generation for visitors to continue the production facilities of the test work, Varank to examine the Xiaomi Middle East General Manager Ronnie Wang Xiaomi Director Usher Liu Turkey, Salcomp Turkey Manager David Chang, Salcomp Operations manager George Dengler with Kontrolmatik CEO Sami Aslanhan was accompanied.
As a result of Minister Varank’s assessment, April of domestic Xiaomi It is planned to go on sale in our country as of month.
According to the post published by the Ministry of Industry and Technology of the Republic of Turkey, Varank, who made evaluations after the examinations in the factory, said in summary:
Minister Varank made statements about the Xiaomi factory
GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY COMPANY: In particular, the global technology company in Turkey, they began to invest in the smartphone market, we talked about before. Turkey’s all we’re talking about an issue that actually wait impatiently. We visit the factory in Avcılar, where Xiaomi phones are produced and will be produced in the next period. As you know, Xiaomi is a global technology company. It is a company of Chinese origin that is currently climbing to the top of the world as a brand and is among the strongest companies in the world. That it is now beginning to produce the Xiaomi phone in Turkey.
THEY RENEWED THE FACTORY: Of course, the strategy of the company is that they do not produce themselves. They generally produce with partners, partners. Salcomp they choose the manufacturer in Turkey. Salcomp is also a very important global brand that manufactures in the field of technology all over the world. The factory we are here today is actually an old factory founded in 1975. They bought this place. They renovated the factory in a modern way, as you can see here. They will produce in a closed area of 15 thousand square meters. They created a ‘clean room’ of approximately 7 thousand 500 square meters.
PRODUCTION FROM CKD: Phone productions can start from SKD or CKD. SKD, fewer parts put together by assembly. CKD is a type of production made by manufacturing and installing components from the very beginning. Global companies are now starting to come CKD production will start making Turkey. Production tests of Xiaomi phones have started here. Beginning next month, these handsets manufactured at the plant will begin to be sold in Turkey. Until the end of this year, the company is considering to complete its CKD investments.
LOCAL SUPPLIER ADVICE: In these facilities you see, the annual production capacity of 5 million phones will be reached. Of course, the global technology firms to invest in Turkey, very pleased with the interest in Turkey. Of course we have them the following advice: please do your negotiating with local suppliers when you come to Turkey. Try to add the built-suppliers in Turkey and of course your own supply chain targets to export from Turkey.
OVER 10 MILLION: Turkey is an important market. It is a market where over 10 million phones are sold, especially in terms of smartphones. Both located in an ambitious way they do in this market to the world with production in Turkey to sell these phones in terms of major global brands. Hopefully, when we start production at full capacity, that is, when the annual capacity of 5 million phones is reached, 2 thousand citizens will find employment opportunities.
WE WILL ALSO TAKE R&D INVESTMENTS: Representatives of both Xiaomi and Salcomp are with me. I thank them very much. Here, they contribute to the training of our own engineers and technicians, especially with the transfer of know-how. I hope to attract more global technology company in Turkey, with also to pave the way for promoting our partnership in Turkey, we will continue our support in the coming period the government. Not only in R & D in the field of production of these companies have the intention to invest in Turkey. Hopefully he’ll be able to pull their investments in Turkey.