Kordsa participated in the 35th Annual Conference on US-Turkey Relations. The theme of the conference organized by the American-Turkish Council and Turkey-US Business Council in Washington was ‘‘Shaping the Future: Business, Innovation and Growth”. Important figures from private and public sectors in both the USA and Turkey participated in the conference.
Diplomatic and trade relations between the United States and Turkey were discussed in the conference, of which Kordsa was one of the sponsors. The topics handled were The New Digital Economy, Methods for Penetrating US and Turkish Markets, Defense and Security, Healthcare Services, and Cyber Security.
In the conference, James Del Piano, Deputy Director-General for Kordsa’s Northern American Operations, spoke in the session titled “Assessing the US Market from Turkish Manufacturers’ Point of View”.
Sharing his experience of the North American market, in which Kordsa are a leading manufacturer, Del Piano talked about Kordsa's operations and emphasized the importance of the region to the company. Pointing out that Kordsa is a reinforcement brand that spreads its reinforcement technologies throughout the world, Piano stated that Kordsa now serves the US region through its production facilities at Chattanooga and Laurel Hill.
Having recounted how Kordsa started its journey as a Turkish manufacturer, Piano stated that they are now a global leader in the reinforcement technologies market. He informed conference participants that Kordsa has endeavored to transfer its knowledge and experience in tire-strengthening technology to the composite and construction-strengthening markets, underlining the fact that the company now serves as “The Reinforcer” to the whole world, in three different business fields.
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