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Fokker Opens its new Manufacturing Facility in Izmir

Issue 54

Fokker Elmo, a business unit of Fokker Technologies, has officially opened its 8,000 m2 manufacturing facility for aerospace and defence electrical interconnection systems in the Aegean Free Zone in Izmir, Turkey. Manufacturing in Izmir since 2008, Fokker Elmo’s new facility now employs 275 highly qualified staff supported by the proprietary integrated Wiring Design and Manufacturing System (WDMS). 

Izmir Governor Mustafa Toprak, Dutch Ambassador to Ankara, officials of the Turkish Ministry of Defence and defence industry representatives attended the opening. Tim Hayter, President of Fokker Elmo, speaking at the opening ceremony said: “This represents the next and exciting phase in the future development of Fokker Elmo Turkey, on which we can continue to build in the years to come. Driven by an excellent team, we now have a state-of-the art custom designed facility that is an essential part of our drive for customer excellence.”

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