Obertshausen - The Karl Mayer Group is expanding its business activities in Turkey with the opening of a new subsidiary in Bursa. The opening of the new site is planned for October.
Karl Mayer Group said it was establishing this new base in response to the increasing demands of its customers and the growing importance of the Turkish market. "The company's success on the market to date has been made possible to a large extent by its close and long-standing cooperation with Erko, the Karl Mayer Group's regional representative," Karl Mayer said in a statement. "The two companies have been cooperating for more than 50 years and see further positive market development in Turkey in the medium to long term."
Once open, the two partners will aim to sharpen the focus of their competences in the warp knitting and warp preparation business units with Erko taking advantage of its long-standing regional network to focus on sales.
The Karl Mayer Group, on the other hand, will take over the after-sales service and offer customers a link to its Care Solutions portfolio. Here, customers can benefit from next-level support including Karl Mayer's latest digital services.
The headquarters in Bursa covers just under 1,000m² on three levels. It offers space for service, an academy with textile samples and a training machine, a workshop for minor repairs and a warehouse for the spare parts business. It is also designed as a contact point for customers. "We are there - our customers can come to us and take part in courses, get advice, talk to a technician or buy spare parts," said Axel Wintermeyer, vice president Care Solutions at the Karl Mayer Group, adding that in the future, textile trials will also be possible.
"Thanks to its strong position on the Turkish market, the Karl Mayer Group intends to support the companies here, most of which are family-run, in the forthcoming generational changes, and to provide the next generation with specialist support and qualifications."