Turkish firms win four contracts in CERN
ANKARATurkish companies won four of 89 tenders, which were opened by CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, in the first six months of the year, a leading business organization has announced.
According to a statement by the Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey (TOBB), the total value of these four contracts was over 300,000 euros.
“We expect more Turkish companies to apply the CERN tenders. As TOBB, we will focus on this issue,” TOBB President Rifat Hisarcıklıoğlu said.
He also added that the partnership of Turkey to CERN was a great opportunity for Turkish companies to leap up in producing high technologies.
A CERN industrial communications office was established within the framework of TOBB to coordinate these processes.
CERN has accelerated its infrastructure restructuring works, which are planned to be completed until 2026, according to the statement.
In this vein, there was a 100 percent rise in tenders which are opened by CERN over this year compared to the last year.
According to the statement, Gözüküçük Machinery, a company based in the Central Anatolian province of Kayseri, submitted a total of 4,480 units of sensitive protection shields in three different types last March.
The company, which exports some 75 percent of its outputs to the European countries, makes sensitive metallic parts for the use of energy, electric, electronic, medical and machinery sectors.
Mistel Cable from Istanbul won a tender for the production of flexible bars by outperforming eight competitors, according to the statement.
The company delivered a total of 19,000 ordered units in five different types last June.
EGE/GEMA Industrial Control and ASAŞ Aluminum are set to deliver sensitive control valves, which will be used in cooling detectors in the ALICE test, and specially-designed aluminum tubes, which will be utilized in making radiofrequency coaxial cable sets in the Super Proton Synchrotron (SPS), read the statement.