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Peikko starts manufacturing activities in Turkey

Peikko Group’s team in Turkey, Peikko Yapı Malzemeleri Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş, has started the first steps of manufacturing in a newly established premises in the city of Izmit, some 100 kilometers east of Istanbul. Peikko has had its own Sales and Engineering team in Istanbul, Turkey, already since 2009.

For the time being, Peikko operates in the premises of around 700 m2. The first products to be manufactured are related to industrial flooring solutions, such as customized TERAJOINT® floor joints. Once the operations are stabilized, the intent is to expand the product offering and scale of operations rapidly in the years to come.

“To be able to serve our Turkish customers and grow the business further in the environment of fluctuating currency exchange rates, increasing logistics costs, and the existence of customs duties, it is imperative to have a more local approach. I am happy now on our first steps, and at the same time proud that Peikko’s products are now also Made in Turkey,” comments Topi Paananen, CEO, Peikko Group Corporation.

Further information:
Topi Paananen, CEO, Peikko Group Corporation
Mobile +358 50 384 3001, e-mail topi.paananen@peikko.com

Cem Özer, Managing Director, Peikko Yapı Malzemeleri Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş.
Mobile +90 533 470 9086, e-mail cem.ozer@peikko.com

Peikko Group in brief: Peikko Group Corporation is a leading global supplier of slim floor structures, wind energy applications and connection technology for precast and cast-in-situ construction. Peikko’s innovative solutions offer a faster, safer, and more efficient way to design and build. Peikko has sales offices in over 30 countries in Asia-Pacific, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and North America, with manufacturing operations in eleven countries. Peikko generated a turnover of EUR 231 million in 2019. Peikko is a family-owned and managed company that employs over 1,800 professionals. Peikko was founded in 1965 and is headquartered in Lahti, Finland. Further information: www.peikko.com.