Strategic Importance and Location of Industrial Plants in Turkiye
February 7, 2024
Turkiye is an ideal country for industrial activities with its geographical location and natural resources. Organised Industrial Zones (OIZs) in particular are the hubs of the country's industrial facilities and play an important role in Turkey's industrialisation process. In this blog post, we focus on the place and importance of industrial facilities in Turkiye, as well as their economic contribution, impact on the local economy, sustainability, technological progress and future developments.
Turkiye's Position in Industrial Plants
Turkiye's geographical location, being at the crossroads of Europe, the Middle East and Asia and having a coastline on the seas, has a strategic importance for industrial activities. In addition, Turkiye's rich natural resources, especially minerals and agricultural products, provide advantages in the supply of raw materials required for industrial production.
Economic Contribution of Industrial Plants and Regional Development
As in many countries, industrial facilities make significant contributions to economic growth and employment in our country. Industrial production constitutes an important part of Turkiye's national income and contributes positively to the country's foreign trade balance.
OIZs are the areas where the impact of industrial facilities in Turkiye on regional development and local economy is evident. These zones provide logistical advantages by bringing together industrial facilities and lead regional development. Moreover, enterprises operating in OIZs stimulate the local economy by contributing to the employment of the local labour force.
Sustainability and Technological Progress
Industrial facilities in Turkiye are becoming increasingly important in terms of sustainability and technological progress. The adoption of green technologies and energy efficiency measures helps to reduce environmental impacts and utilise resources more efficiently. In addition, digitalisation and smart manufacturing practices increase efficiency and enhance competitiveness.
Future Developments and Opportunities
The future development of industrial facilities and the opportunities they will create are also very important. Issues such as digitalisation and the use of renewable energy offer significant opportunities to increase the efficiency of industrial facilities and reduce their environmental impact. In addition, opportunities to expand into international markets and invest in new technologies also hold significant potential for industrial facilities.
Industrial facilities make significant contributions to a country's economic growth, employment and industrialisation. Careful management of these facilities in terms of sustainability and technological progress will further strengthen Turkiye's industrial potential in the future.
Industrial Facility Projects we have completed as Diem: PepsiCo