Turkish market offers major growth opportunities in a dynamic economic region

10 July 2014

Kyoto/Neuss – The Kyocera Unimerco Group opened a representative office in Istanbul on July 1, 2014. The company’s new office in the Turkish metropolis is a clear indication of its increased commitment in the emerging economic region ‒ not least due to closer relationships with customers at local level.

As a specialist in the field of cutting tools, Kyocera will support the new office in supplying the Turkish market with cutting tools, in particular for the automotive and industrial engineering segment. The market potential for cutting tools in Turkey is estimated with approximately 100 million Euro annually.

Kyocera has been manufacturing cutting tools since 1973. Today, the Kyocera Unimerco Group’s range includes a large selection of turning, drilling, milling, grooving, threading and cut-off tools based on cutting materials such as hard metal, cermet, ceramic, CBN and PCD.

Kyocera applies state-of-the-art, innovative technology, which calls for the use of highly advanced cutting materials such as ceramic, silicon nitride, CBN, PCD and cermet.

Precision technology is also used when manufacturing the tools so that they can be customized exactly to the individual needs of users in the automotive and engineering industry.

Constant advancements ensure that the Kyocera Unimerco Group has a strong position in the market and is equipped to answer the future needs of the industry.

“The new representative office in Istanbul is an important step in our strategy to increase market share in Europe. Here, at the crossroads of Europe and Asia, we see excellent opportunities for leveraging our experience and expertise with a view to substantial growth in an extremely dynamic region,” explained Kyocera Unimerco’s President – Senri Nagashima.

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