27-28-29 February 2020 | IFM - Istanbul Expo Centre | Turkey

5th International Exhibition for Fastener and Fixing Technology

Turkey’s Major Fastener Sectors

  Automotive

► Turkey ranks first in light commercial vehicle production in Europe

► Turkey has risen to be the 7th largest automotive producer in Europe and the 16th in the world, with an annual production capacity for 2 million vehicles

► In 2016 the Turkish automotive industry turned out 1.45 million vehicles, a 7% increase on the previous year; 1.1 million of these for export, with the EU its main market

► Turkey is a production base for more than 250 global suppliers in the automotive sector

► Five of the world's automotive giants are launching the new models produced in Turkey following nearly US$1.2 billion in investments in 2016

► Low level of car ownership in Turkey compared with Europe provides great opportunities for domestic market growth

  Construction & Infrastructure

► Turkey continues to develop mega projects such as a third airport for Istanbul, intercontinental bridges and tunnels

► According to the Turkish Contractors Association, by the end of March 2016 Turkish contractors had undertaken 8,755 projects in 107 countries, with a total business volume of US$325 billion

► The 840 km Baku-Tbilisi-Kars Railway now links the country to Georgia, Azerbaijan and the Caspian Sea, greatly improving trade in the region

► The government has set targets for expanding the highways and rail networks, including 12,000 km of high-speed lines

► There are plans to build three new ports and to increase container handling capacity from 8.4 million TEUs in 2015 to 32 million by 2023

  Energy and Renewable Energy

► Turkey is ranked first in Europe and 7th overall in geothermal energy resources

► US$130 billion of estimated investments required to meet 6% annual rises in energy demand up to 2023

► The country currently has approximately 75GW installed power generation capacity consisting of 29% of NG-fired power plants, 26% hydroelectric, 21% coal-fired, 17% renewables and 7% other thermal. Target is to reach 120GW by 2023 and for 30% of this to be from renewables

► Turkey has become a regional energy hub and transit centre for natural gas and oil from the Caspian Sea to Europe

  Furniture

► The furniture industry is predicted to be one of the continuing driving forces behind the Turkish economy, with a compound annual growth rate of 9% forecast up to 2020

► 35,000 companies are involved in furniture making

► Production capacity is worth more than US$10 billion, with exports to more than 170 countries valued at US$2.4 billion

► Already ranked 15th furniture exporter worldwide and aiming to be in the top 5 by 2023

  Machinery

► The Machinery sector continues to be a further key growth driver of the Turkish economy

► Europe’s 6th largest machinery manufacturer

► Turkey’s 2nd largest export industry, with the total value of exports reaching US$13.4 billion in 2015

► More than 9,300 manufacturers, with machinery products exported to over 200 countries

  Home Appliances

► Turkey is the leading European white goods manufacturer, with a production capacity of 25 million units per year

► Revenue in the sector was expected to rise to US$619m in 2017 and then to show a compound annual growth rate of 14% up to 2021, resulting in a market volume by then of US$1,045m

  Information and communication technologies (ICT)

► By 2023 Turkey aims to increase the ICT sector’s size to US$160 billion, with an annual market growth of around 15%

► Plans include increasing the number of ICT companies to 5,500 and exports to US$10 billion

► ICT spending in Turkey is expected to grow faster than the world average, increasing to US$30 billion by 2017

Latest news

  • It was a very productive show for us. We look forward to the next edition.
    Sakip Buyukocal
    5S Ideal Baglanti Elemanlari
  • Fastener Fair Turkey is the best place to meet the Turkish specialists of the Fastener industry. We also established interesting contacts with professional visitors coming from neighbouring countries.
    Mario Caracciolo
    NOF Metal Coatings Europe
  • Fastener Fair Turkey is always meeting our expectations because increases awareness of our brand through existing customers in Turkey and allows us to build new relationships with potential customers in this important market.
    Massimo Agrati
    Dimac SRL
  • We exhibited for the first time at Fastener Fair Turkey and attracted a lot of business deals. Thank you to all the organisers.
    Aylin Civici
    Sistem Makine
  • Fastener Fair Turkey grows year on year, aiming to become one of the best shows.
    İdris Tigili
    Teknoform Baglanti Elemanlari
  • A very good opportunity to develop our existing relations in the fastener and fixing sector and to establish new connections with international exhibitors.
    Murat Tanoglu
    Tekelioglu Cıvata
  • Like the previous editions, Fastener Fair İstanbul 2018 was very efficient. All the players in the fastener industry were present at the show. We acquired new job opportunities as well as met with OMEs. We were very happy with the high numbers of participants and visitor
    Burak Oğraş
    MAGNI EUROPE

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