Kordsa Global: Among the Champions of Turkish Patent League

The world's leading producer of nylon and polyester yarns, cord fabric and single end cord, Kordsa Global was listed among champions of patent application according to Turkish Patent Institute’s data covering the first six months of 2015.

A subsidiary of Science, Industry and Technology Ministry, Turkish Patent Institute announced the first 10 organizations who applied for most number of domestic patents for the period January-June of 2015. Kordsa Global was listed sixth in the list with 14 pending patent applications within six months. Taking the 10th place in 2014 listing, Kordsa Global rose up four places in the League in a year.

Most of the top 10 corporate patent applications are in home appliances, automotive, telecommunications, energy and pharmaceutical industries.

Sabancı Holding Industry Group President Mehmet Pekarun, made the following remarks: “Kordsa Global stands out with its new inventions in an intensely competitive industry that has reached a certain maturity. It is a great source of pride for us to create inventions every year and rise up to a high level in Turkish Patent League. We value R&D work at Kordsa Global as a never ending effort. We transform new discoveries into new and innovative products. I believe we will reap the fruits of our success while delivering those around the globe. Congratulations to Kordsa Global Technology team, who accumulate great achievements in the sector every year.”

Kordsa Global CEO Cenk Alper, said the following: “As an industrial company, we have stakes in R&D for 42 years. We systematically follow our R&D work at our R&D center since 2008. Kordsa Global R&D Center continues its technology leadership, and performs collaborations with universities in Turkey and abroad. Today, Kordsa Global transformed into a company that creates new technologies in Turkey to the world. Our main goal is not just manufacturing the product. We aim for innovation through our processes and technology. We serve the tyre industry giants with our innovative products, technology and processes. Our portfolio of international patent applications reached 236, together with our new pending applications. These efforts made possible for us to rise four places up in the Turkish Patent League in 2015, where we ranked 10th last year. With 14 applications in the first six months we are proud to be the 6th in the league. Our goal is to rise even further, and to provide new capabilities and technologies to the industry with our new inventions.”


About Kordsa

A global player in the tire and construction reinforcement as well as composite technologies markets, Kordsa operates in 5 countries, namely, Turkey, Brazil, Indonesia, Thailand and the US with its 11 production facilities and a 4,500 reinforcer. Kordsa aims to create sustainable value by offering high value-added innovative reinforcement solutions for its customers, employees, stakeholders and communities with a mission to “Reinforce Life.”


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