ASAŞ Alüminyum San. ve Tic. A.Ş.
The company was founded in 1992 by the brothers Samet, Safa and Gökhan Yavuz. The target was to commence operations with what at that time in Turkey was regarded as a ‘modern’ and promising material: aluminium. Today, more than ever, this lightweight material is the backbone of a highly successful company group which currently occupies the 124th position in the ranking list of the 500 largest Turkish companies.
The ASAŞ Group has now been going strong for 22 years, during which it has expanded its turnover by an average of 26 percent each year. In concrete terms, the annual sales in 2015 should rise from the current USD 350-400 million to USD 600 million. The key to this has been the continuous investments in new technologies and the strongly increasing high level of expertise of the employees, now numbering over 1.950, who have Made is possible to cultivate the market on a successful and wide-ranging basis.
Relevant network and experience in National and European projects
ASAS is member of the Aluminium Manufacturers Association of Turkey (TALSAD), İstanbul Chamber of Industry (ISO), İstanbul Chamber of Commerce (ITO).
2010-2012, Project Number: 3100232- “Recovery of anodized sludge and the developments of application technology as fire retardant on composite panel.” (TUBITAK)
2014- On going, Project Number:3140258- “The determining direct chill casting and extrusion parameters of 7075 alloy used in defense applications.” (TUBITAK)
Main tasks and responsibilities within VULKANO
ASAS is the Demonstrator of VULKANO, being responsible for trial activities at aluminium furnace.
ASAS will mainly involve in WP2 to validate the solution proposed by VULKANO in the aluminium sector and also in WP11 related to project dissemination.