Ticking, upholstery and carpet supplier Boyteks Tekstil, a division of Boydak Holding, with world headquarters in Kayseri, Turkey, announced that 2015 was a year of strong sales growth, and presented its 2016 outlook. The company forecasts continued growth with major investments in infrastructure, and said it plans to attend a record number of trade fairs around the world.
“We continue to be the pioneer in this sector globally through our on-going, consistent strategies, efficient operational skills and effective risk management,” said Boyteks General Manager Mustafa Yildirim. “We are now ending the year of 2015 with a growth rate of more than 20%. Our Boyteks-branded products became a (top) preference for bedding and furniture manufacturers in more than 100 countries. We rank among the top 10 companies in Turkey in the category of branded exports.”
Boyteks is investing upwards of $37 million in its operations in 2016, Yildirim added. “Our investments shall be in the areas of upgrading and modernization of old machinery, construction investments and modernization. We have already doubled the (floor space) of the Bursa upholstery-fabric facility, which was previously 25,000 square meters (26,900 square feet). We will be able to achieve a 25% manufacturing increase through machinery investments in this factory.”
The textile supplier also plans to beef up various departments, including research and development. Its busy sales team travels to customers in more than 50 countries, annually.
In addition to being an active member of the International Textile Marketing Association, Boyteks is scheduled to participate in a marathon of trade shows in 2016, according to Yildirim. “We will be participating in 16 international trade fairs with our three product groups (including) Heimtextil and Domotex in Germany in January, and then we are (participating) in ISPA EXPO, Interzum Guangzhou and Domotex Asia, and afterwards Evteks in Istanbul and MoOd in Brussels. Our sales, marketing and collection teams are getting ready for these trade fairs.”
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