The General Manager Haluk Yildiz, says: “As Kastamonu Entegre we will achieve sustainable growth and focus our investments abroad towards regional leadership.
The market in Turkey having reached a certain level of saturation and the limited wood raw material have also been factors in our taking this direction. Our goal now is to increase our market share in markets outside of Turkey and to develop the production and sales geography of our sector in order to grow. Yıldız pointed out that after the MDF factory in Adana and the particleboard factory in Romania the company started investing in a facility in Russia’s Tatarstan and added that such investments would continue in Bulgaria, Romania and Russia. According to the information provided by Yıldız, the new investments to be made by Kastamonu Entegre in the country and abroad are as follows: - MDF, Particle Board and OSB facility investments in Russia, - An MDF facility investment in Romania, - An MDF facility investment in Turkey’s Antalya-Denizli Region, - An OSB facility investment in Bulgaria. When all of these investments have been completed Kastamonu Entegre, with a 1,400 billion-dollar turnover and 6 million m3/year capacity, will become one of the top four companies of the sector in Europe and one of the three largest companies within the geography which extends from Romania to India. The goal for Kastamonu is not just a 74-million Turkish market but a market that includes all of the neighboring countries and surrounding geographies for a market with a population on 950 million.
For more information contact the Marketing Manager, Mr. Ferhat Naci Gungor:
KASTAMONU ENTEGRE Altunizafe, Mahir Iz Cad. 23 TR-34662 USKUDAR / ISTANBUL / Turkey Phone +90 216 5543000 / Fax +90 216 4740064 / E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org