By Jaroslaw Adamowski
Konya, Turkey — PU and PIR sandwich panel producer Mekpan Panel recently increased its output capacity by 20% to 10,000 m2/day, and plans to expand to new foreign markets.
Mekpan supplies the construction and industrial sectors, and exports to countries including Azerbaijan, Georgia, Morocco, Iran, Iraq and Turkmenistan, the firm said.
In addition to this, Mekpan Panel aims to expand its presence to new foreign markets, and increase the share of exports to 30% of its total production, according to senior company representatives.
'We want to expand our distribution network by increasing our exports, and we will raise our production capacity,' Celalettin Hakan Katirci, the company’s chief executive, told local business daily Dunya.
According to Katirci, the manufacturer will also increase its focus on research and development activities with the aim of adding new products to its portfolio.
Mekpan Panel operates a production facility in the Konya organised industrial zone, in central Turkey.
The plant has a total area of 44,000 m2 , according to data from Mekpan Panel.