ERKUNT Reaches a Milestone; 10.000 Tractors in 6 Years
On March 4th 2011, Erkunt Traktor celebrated its 10.000th tractor’s rolling off the assembly line in its factory in Ankara. The ceremony was hosted by Mr. Tuna Armağan, Chairman of the Board of Erkunt Traktor, Mrs. Zeynep Armagan, vice-chairwoman and with the participation of Mr. Nihat Ergun, Minister of Industry and Trade as well as representatives and suppliers from the sector.
Mr. Nihat Ergun expressed his happiness in rolling off a tractor which was engineered and built by Turkish engineers in Turkey and added “I have endless faith that Erkunt Traktor, which currently exports to 24 countries worldwide will continue on its path with great success as the heavy prints of the global crisis is gradually erased”.
Mr. Tuna Armağan added “We have invested over TRY 8.5 MM ($ 5.5 MM) in R&D work to produce tractors featuring 40% fuel economy over its competitors which has been certified in front of notary public officers in various regions. Today we bring our tractors and service to the Turkish farmers with 82 authorized sellers, 129 sales points, and 210 authorized services. This picture continues to change as our sales and service network grows day by day.”
Mrs. Zeynep Armagan also addressed the invitees during the ceremony and reminded everyone that “Erkunt” has played a major role in the Turkish industry for over 57 years.