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Kromel Becomes a Gold Sponsor of the 2024 Dairy Olympics

World 17.05.2024
Source: DairyNews.today
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The Turkish company Kromel, a manufacturer of equipment for dairy enterprises, has become a gold sponsor of the upcoming 2024 Dairy Olympics, which will take place from May 26 to 30 in Ankara, Turkey. Şevket Çalışkan, the CEO of the company, discussed the competitive advantages of Kromel and how it manages to maintain its market leadership over the years in an interview with Dairynews.today. In the interview, he also shared his expectations for the Dairy Olympics.

Kromel Becomes a Gold Sponsor of the 2024 Dairy Olympics

Mr. Şevket Çalışkan, please tell us about your company.
— Kromel began its operations as a family business in 1980 with a modest 75 sq. m shop at the Adapazarı Dörtyol Bazaar in Sakarya, Turkey. Initially, we focused on manufacturing machinery and equipment for the dairy and food industry. Today, Kromel Group boasts a significant presence with an open area of 54,000 sq. m and a closed area of 24,500 sq. m. We have made confident strides forward, opening three manufacturing plants, a research and development center, as well as sales and marketing offices. Over nearly 25 years, we have honed our skills, management methods, product quality, marketing strategies, and brand image, resulting in significant export progress. Over the past 15 years, Kromel has successfully implemented numerous turnkey automation projects, with a special focus on efficiency, quality, and customer satisfaction.

How does the design and implementation of turnkey dairy complexes work? Please explain in detail.
— We begin with a thorough analysis of our client's requirements, considering factors such as capacity, product variety, and regulatory compliance. Our team develops customized solutions that adhere to hygiene standards, energy efficiency, and safety. Our company's factories produce high-quality equipment that ensures durability and reliability. We fully control the installation process, ensuring smooth integration and functionality. We provide a quality guarantee, conducting rigorous testing and quality checks at every stage to comply with international standards. Kromel has successfully implemented turnkey dairy complexes for various clients, enhancing their production efficiency, product quality, and profitability. Our domestic clients include companies such as Sütaş, Pınar, Lactalis, Tek Süt, Gür Süt, Özgüllü, Güneşoğlu, and others. Internationally, we collaborate with companies like BEL GROUP, Lactalis, Virginia Food, Dil-Bah, Molvest Farms, and others.

What is your competitive advantage?
— Our research and development center plays a key role in advancing innovation, improving existing products, and developing cutting-edge solutions. This fosters our competitiveness, keeping us at the forefront of technological advancements. We continually explore new technologies, materials, and processes to stay ahead of industry trends. Our commitment to innovation is supported by our research and development center. Recent innovations include improvements in membrane filtration systems and integration of automation tools. These enhancements increase the efficiency and quality of dairy processing equipment. Furthermore, Kromel adheres to international standards and quality principles. Our products undergo rigorous testing to ensure safety, hygiene, and reliability. We continually improve by investing in training, process optimization, and quality control measures to maintain a high level of quality in all our projects.

How can the implementation of innovations and new technologies in production negatively impact the environment?
— Our company recognizes the need for technological progress while minimizing environmental impact. We always strive to make eco-friendly decisions: we explore energy-efficient designs, waste reduction, and eco-friendly materials to find a balance between progress and environmental responsibility. We are committed to contributing to the sustainable development of the world. We plan to expand our global presence and continue leading in the dairy enterprise solutions sector. Our goal is to always remain flexible, responsive, and customer-oriented.

Finally, share your expectations for the 2024 Dairy Olympics in Ankara, Turkey?
— I appreciate the opportunity for our participation in such a prestigious event as the Dairy Olympics, reflecting our commitment to excellence. The Dairy Olympics is a wonderful event that brings together industry leaders, innovators, and experts from around the world. The Olympics serve as a platform for knowledge exchange, networking, and showcasing our commitment to quality and innovation in the dairy industry. Attending this event allows us to learn from the best, collaborate, and contribute to the development of the entire sector. From participating in the Dairy Olympics, we expect great opportunities for expanding our network, exchanging knowledge, and collaborating. Additionally, we hope to contribute to the growth and development of the industry, learn from other experts, and demonstrate the capabilities and positive impact of our company on the industry. Thank you for the invitation to the Dairy Olympics and your interest in Kromel! We look forward to a successful event and constructive interaction with industry professionals.

Mr. Çalışkan, thank you for the interview, and we look forward to seeing you at the Dairy Olympics!

The Dairy Olympics will take place from May 26th to May 30th in Ankara, Türkiye. The aim of the Dairy Olympics is to assess the prospects of the global dairy market, evaluate existing industry issues, forecast trends, establish new connections, and initiate new ambitious projects.