About the Aluminum Industry
Aluminum, which is light and suitable for 100% recycling, is increasing day by day, especially in construction, automotive, packaging, defense and aviation. In addition to sectors such as health and energy, which have gained more importance recently, it is frequently used especially in new generation vehicles and structures. On the other hand, its usage area is expanding not only in industry but also in our daily life.
The biggest data that makes you feel the size of the sector is the number of companies operating in the sector and the employment it provides. It has approximately 1,500 active companies and provides employment for over 30,000 employees. The sector has grown by 10% in the last 10 years and ranks first in the export of Ferrous and Non-Ferrous Metals with a share of 35%.
The aluminum sector provides input to the Turkish industry as finished and intermediate products and is a continuous sector for the economy. Having a supportive role in the continuity of production, the Aluminum sector provides input to the industry, which Turkey is leading, especially defense, automotive and construction.