Minister of Industry and Technology, Mustafa Varank, visited the Public Training Center Surgical Mask Production Workshop in Kırıkkale, which was implemented with inter-institutional coordination and has a daily production capacity of 19 million masks to meet the need for surgical masks in the process of combating the new type of coronavirus (Kovid-3) outbreak. he. Noting that MKEK produced the machines used in mask production locally, Minister Varank said, “We produced the machines locally and nationally, including ultrasonic adhesives.” said.
Minister Varank made examinations at the Public Training Center Surgical Mask Production Workshop, which was established under the coordination of Deputy President Fuat Oktay with the contributions of the Ministries of Family, Labor and Social Services, Treasury and Finance, National Education, National Defense and Industry and Technology, and received information from the authorities.
Varank was welcomed by Kırıkkale Governor Yunus Sezer, AK Party Kırıkkale Deputy Ramazan Can, Kırıkkale Mayor Mehmet Saygılı and AK Party Kırıkkale Provincial Chairman Nuh Dağdelen, and General Manager of the Machinery and Chemical Industry (MKEK).
In the workshop, Varank was presented with a gift in memory of his visit. Minister Varank also distributed masks to members of the press.
Speaking to journalists after his visit, Varank said the workshop is one of the best examples of inter-agency coordination capability achieved with the Presidential Government System.
Varank said, “MKEK produced all the machines in this plant. Our development agencies gave their support. Together with our governor, our Public Education Center has launched the facility. ” said.
the masks produced in the workshop in Turkey in particular stating that Varank used to meet the needs of the Ministry of Health, "The facility has a daily production capacity of 3 million mask. The production here will continue as long as the public need continues. ” he spoke.
“WE MADE THE MACHINES AS DOMESTIC AND NATIONAL, INCLUDING UTRASONIC ADHESIVES”
Pointing out that MKEK produced the machines used in mask production locally, Varank said, “We had an international dependency on the ultrasonic adhesive inside the machine. Our related friends have completed a good work. We produced the machines locally and nationally, including ultrasonic adhesives. ” used expressions.
Touching on the export potential here, Varank said: “MKEK will also be able to export them. We had established the mask production facility with intense effort. Here, our trainees both have a job gate and are very happy to be part of a struggle in the field of health. Examples of such terms Turkey is very nice. As a country, we are working successfully to combat the Kovid-19 outbreak. We positively separated from many developed countries of the world. Here, too, solidarity, citizens of our effort, our ability to come together with industry and technology organizations in Turkey we have shown what we can achieve. I hope we will continue to do good things. ”
Minister Varank then examined the work done in collaboration with MKEK General Manager Akdere and MKEK Steelworks and Ammunition factories in cooperation with MKEK and TÜBİTAK SAGE. Later, Varank visited Major General Ünal Önsipahioğlu R&D Directorate.