TÜDEMSAŞ developing technological sense: Yildiray Koçarsl TÜDEMSAŞ General Manager of ST's this month's special guest and we had to both companies, as well as a chart of Turkey's railway industry. Within the framework of political and economic developments in recent years in the world among countries Turkey also including an east-west axis, new transportation corridors would consist said General Manager Koçarsl that this new transport corridor in the Turkish rail sector also said that they try to be the signature.
The railway is one of the most shining sectors of the last years with successive projects. TÜDEMSAŞ was founded as kul Sivas Cer Atölyesi ve in 1939 in Sivas, the city where the foundations of the Republic were laid in order to make the repairs of the steam locomotives and freight wagons used by TCDD. Since then, the company has been providing maintenance and repair of about one thousand 340 freight wagons and the production of more than one thousand wagons. Today, TÜDEMSAŞ; In the 20 thousand cars Total production comes from the repair wagon ride 500 7 and 500 million pieces annual installed capacity has reached ciroluk In the 2012 proceeds with Turkey's leading industrial companies. This deep-rooted company has many firsts in the field of railways. The first steam locomotive that produces all domestic Bozkurt In the 142 companies will still be a first in Turkey Robot Blasting continues its preparation plant. TÜDEMSAŞ also bogie freight cars and freight car production remains the only manufacturer in Turkey in the repair location. In our exclusive interview with the company's General Manager Yıldıray Koçarslan, Koçarslan answered our questions from the past to the 1961 targets.
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Can you tell us about the structuring of TÜDEMSAŞ? When was it established, where is it operating?
Our company was founded in 1939 in Sivas as the ı Sivas Cer Atölyesi ın in Sivas, where the foundations of the Republic were laid for the maintenance and repair of the steam locomotives and freight wagons used by TCDD. Our company has a variety of support units which contribute to the production of Wagon Production, Wagon Repair and Metal Work Manufacturing Factories. A total of one thousand 158 people, including workers, technicians, technicians and engineers, work here.
Could you please tell us about the products signed by TÜDEMSAŞ?
New freight wagons have been started to be manufactured at TÜDEMSAŞ since 1953 and about 31 thousand freight wagons of 20 type have been produced to date. In 1961, ”Bozkurt ında, the first domestic steam locomotive, was manufactured. The number of various types of freight wagons that we have been repairing and repairing since 1939 is about 340 thousand.
In addition, we make the bogies of bojili wagons produced by ourselves in our Vagon Manufacturing Factory. We manufacture the Y25 bogie, which is the standard load bogie of the International Railways Association (UIC), which is currently widely used in Europe and in our country, by means of robot welding technology.
In addition to these, many spare parts such as bumper, leaf blades, brake cylinder, brake air hose are produced by the private sector companies in TÜLOMSAŞ, TÜVASAŞ and TCDD.
TÜDEMSAŞ, the bogie freight wagon manufacture and repair of freight wagons largest industrial enterprise located in Turkey. What would you say about that?
production and maintenance of railway freight cars at the point of making the repairs largest industry in Turkey institution. Thanks to our long years of experience, know-how and technical equipment, it is capable of producing all kinds of cargo wagons in a short time and in large quantities. We can produce three, four different types of wagons ordered in the same year. Turkey does not have an organization of this scale. In addition, thanks to our experience in R & D and design, we do the required Finite Element Analysis (FEM) for all wagons manufactured or converted in railways with the technical staff in our structure.
What kind of investments are on your agenda in the new period?
In Turkey, the first of many in the railway industry has managed TÜDEMSAŞ an institution, is constantly developing itself by making new investments in the technological sense. The Resource Training Center, one of our investments in 2013, was completed in June and started to serve to train welders working in our company and private sector and to train new welders.
The construction of the Wagon Repair Factory Robotized Sand Blasting Plant, which is another investment of ours, is in progress and will be completed by the end of the year. Robot Blasting Our facility will be a first in Turkey. In this facility, we will make all the freight wagons coming to our company for maintenance and repair, without the human factor, with the help of robots and then repair and maintenance.
An investment that needs to be emphasized is the Robotics Boji Welding Unit, which is used in the production line of our company and used in the production line for 1,5 years. In this plant, we meet the needs of our company and the private sector by making serial production of the Y25 bogie, which is the most common bogie used in Europe by a method similar to the automotive industry, with the help of robots. While these and similar new investments further strengthen our infrastructure, we are one of the most well-equipped companies in our region with modern and technological benches such as bogie blasting, wagon sandblasting and painting plants, numerous CNC machines, Horizontal Machining Centers located in other factories within our company.
Can we say that domestic products are the priority when making material preference in TÜDEMSAŞ projects?
We produce and repair all kinds of materials such as sheet metal, angle iron, NPU which are used in the wagons. In order to direct our suppliers who supply these materials to local products, we ask for the Domestic Goods Certificate in our tenders. While we produce some of the spare parts in the form of semi-finished or finished products, we meet some of them in the domestic market in order to form the railway industry in our country and to grow and develop.
Which products do you need more?
We use domestic material in the percentage of 85 in the wagons we produce. These materials; cast parts, forged parts and steel construction parts. In addition, many parts that require heat treatment are produced from the domestic market. However, the wheel system, braking system (such as valves, regulators) and pipe fittings, such as the other parts of the car's 15'i are available from abroad. The fact that these products are not produced in our country leads us abroad.
In particular, we believe that the wheel sets can be produced by iron and steel factories such as Kardemir, which is one of the big industrial companies in our country. While the pipe fittings known as Olab or Vebeo, which we supply from abroad, are possible to be produced domestically, the fact that there are no domestic companies engaged in this issue makes us sad.
Do you think our companies operating in the railway sector are enough to carry the sector up?
In our country, the neglected and even ignored railways in our country have changed with the year 2003. Within the framework of the changing understanding, railways have become a state policy, as in the first years of the Republic, and major projects have begun to be made and serious investments have been made.
Within the framework of political and economic developments in the world in recent years, new transportation corridors, which include our country, are formed between the countries. In addition to the geographical position of our country, the fact that our political and economic activity in the region has increased increased.
A number of legal arrangements and technical infrastructure are being prepared in order to evaluate this advantage and to fully comply with Europe. With the completion of these, Turkish companies will have a more effective role in transportation and a very serious freight wagon will be needed in the market. Companies that want to take their places in this new market need to prepare in the field of transportation or for the production of rail vehicles and sub-components. The starters of these preparations will receive significant shares from the transportation pastry or the rail industry. With the new private sector organizations that will arise, the share of private sector in the production and maintenance of the towed and towed railway vehicles will increase with each passing day. This is already one of our country's 2023 targets. It is necessary to analyze the railway sector, which is one of the priorities of our country, which is constantly developing and growing, by the local companies and the objectives of the 2023 which have been introduced by TCDD in detail.
What are the objectives of the Turkish railway industry, what will happen in the future?
Railways sector is given great importance in developed countries. Due to environmental impacts and economic reasons, the railway has been identified as a priority sector in the studies which aim to establish a balanced structure by expanding the transportation from the road to other transportation types.
This understanding began to dominate in our country in the last decade. We can understand this by the huge investments made by High Speed Train (YHT) Lines, Marmaray and by the targets set by TCDD for the 2023 year. Among these objectives; 10 thousand kilometers new YHT line and 4 thousand kilometers to build a new conventional line, to develop the railway-pulling vehicle fleet, to increase the share of private sector in the production and maintenance of towing and towing vehicles, to increase the share of private sector in the railway sector to 50, organized to provide direct connection to industrial areas and all major production centers, to realize the share of railways in transportation, to 10 in passenger transportation and to 15 in freight transportation is very important for the railway industry in our country. In line with these targets, parallel to the liberalization of the u Railways Liberalization Law demir passed in previous months and other structural changes to be made in parallel to this, many private sector companies will be included in the sector in addition to the public sector, and our country's railway industry will develop rapidly.
The growth of our country's railway industry means that the share we receive from 75 billion dollars transportation volume between Europe and Asia increases day by day. As a result, our country will be one of the main actors in the global rail sector and our field of activity will expand in the world.
If you look at TÜDEMSAŞ, can you tell us about your projects and future targets for 2013 year?
In terms of freight wagons, TÜDEMSAŞ, the largest and most well-equipped company in the sector, increased the production and repair program of TCDD for 2013 by 20 by XNUMX compared to the previous year. In this context, our production and repair works continue at full speed.
TS EN ISO 9001: 2008 Quality Management System, TS 18001: 2008 OHSAS Occupational Health and Safety Management System, TS EN ISO 14001: 2004 Environmental Management System and TS EN 16001 Energy Management System have the required certifications. Despite the fact that we produce wagons in UIC standards, we also carry out the Certification Works Technical Specifications (TSI) which will be needed in order to operate the newly produced wagons in the European Union countries without any problem. We are aiming to complete this process that we started for Sgss type Container Carriage wagon by starting for other wagons of different types. Besides, we aim to get the 15085-2 Welding Quality Certificate that we have bought for bogie for all types of wagons we produce. In addition, the European Union has started the preparations of Maintenance Supply Function Certificate within the scope of the ECM Maintenance Management System which will be requested from the public and private sector institutions for the maintenance, repair and revision of freight wagons.
In parallel with the mobilization in the railway transportation in our country, we are conducting various studies to meet the needs of the private sector, to make more production in the domestic market and to export to other countries by creating alternative markets and to investigate different business associations. In this sense, an agreement was signed with REYSAŞ Lojistik, one of the leading companies in the transportation sector, with the company 60 in the past months and the 15 of these wagons are currently being delivered. The rest will be delivered in October. In addition, with the General Directorate of Turkish State Railways (TCDD) for the year 2014, an agreement has been made for the production of one thousand different types of wagons.
The market research and the European-South and East Asian transport corridors in the world in terms of rail transport and the demand for rail freight vehicles, the next 5-10 will be developed in the coming years with China and India. Considering the low standards of the vehicles drawn, we give priority to the production of new and technological wagons in line with the changing and developing needs of the sector.
We are trying to turn our region into a center in the production of freight wagons thanks to the railway industry and subcontractors, which are starting to develop in our region and will develop over time.
Our main target is to develop the railway industry in our country, to create new employment areas for our people in our region and to provide new employment opportunities in the main target of all our works and all strategies that we believe contribute to the development and growth of the railway sector.
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WHO IS YILDIRAY KOÇARSLAN?
Born in 1967 in Tokat. In October of the same year, he was appointed as the General Manager and Chairman of the Board of Directors of TÜDEMSAŞ. Koçarslan has been serving as General Manager since then.
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