Kordsa, a Sabancı Holding subsidiary, was granted the Best R&D Center award in the textile category at the award ceremony held within the scope of the 6th Private Sector R&D and Design Centers Summit. Kordsa CEO Ali Çalışkan received the award from Minister of Science, Industry and Technology, Faruk Özlü.
Global leader of tire, construction reinforcement and composite technologies, Kordsa participated in the 6th Private Sector R&D and Design Centers Summit held with the theme of "Development through R&D and Innovation" at ATO Congresium on December 20-21, 2017.
Kordsa was granted Best R&D Center award in textile category for the fifth consecutive year in the 5th Performance Index Results of R&D Centers. Kordsa CEO Ali Çalışkan, received the award from Minister of Science, Industry and Technology, Faruk Özlü.
Regarding the award, Ali Çalışkan stated: "R&D and innovation are at the heart of our business. Our global partnerships, which reflect our open innovation mind-set, strengthen our innovation leadership'. Today we are exporting technology to the world and we will proudly continue to mark our companys and countrys name globally. We would like to thank the Ministry of Science, Industry and Technology for this award. As Kordsa, we will continue to reinforce life and contribute to our country.
In addition to the award, the certificate was presented to Çalışkan for the Composite Technologies Center of Excellence, which was approved as the R&D Center by the Ministry of Science, Industry and Technology. The Center is Kordsas second R&D center approved by the ministry.
Kordsa is the global player of tire, construction reinforcement and composites technologies market. As the worldwide leader of the tire reinforcement technologies market, it carries out production through a vast area from USA to Asia Pacific and supplies its reinforcement technologies to the whole world. With its business processes all based on R&D and innovation, Kordsa has 479 patent applications world-wide.