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Gedik Welding Got Together with The Visitors At Metal & Steel Fair in Saudi Arabia

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Gedik Welding took place at Metal and Steel Fair which was held on the dates of 1st – 4th of May 2016 in Riyad, Saudi Arabia.

International exhibition of Metal & Steel Saudi Arabia is also known as the one of the region’s most important fairs.

As a global expert of welding , Gedik Welding attract a great deal of attention of guests with GeKa, GeKaTec branded welding consumables and GeKaMac branded welding machines. Gedik Welding also made a video presentation about GeKaRobot branded wide range of products and robotic welding technologies.

This year 242 exhibitors from 28 countries and 7.044 trade visitors showed interest in the fair.

ISO TS 16949:2009 Audit Certification for Automotive Industry from Tüv Rheinland to Gedik Casting and Valve

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Tüv Rheinland Turkey, a global provider of industrial inspection and certification services,  has certificated Gedik Casting and Valve with ISO TS 16949:2009 Audit Certification for Automotive Industry.

Hülya Gedik, Chair of the Board of Gedik Holding in Fortune Turkey’s List of Most 50 Powerful Women

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Hülya Gedik is introduced as the only top industrialist in the field of welding and casting industry in Fortune Turkey.

Hülya Gedik is described in Fortune as “She has moved production facilities in 2012 to Hendek – Sakarya in Turkey on a covered area of 25.000 square meters, where a completely new and modern foundary with the latest technological improvements and getting ready to transfer the welding consumable production and technological infrastructure to  the welding facilities with $100 million investment. She also invest in education. She first launched Istanbul Gedik Vocational School in 2010 and completed Gedik University in 2011 with Faculties of Engineering; Fine Arts and Architecture; Sports Sciences; and Economics,  Administrative and Social Sciences. Gedik University looks forward to constructing a new campus in Pendik and new Ar-Ge building in Teknopark Istanbul”


New Investments from Gedik

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Istanbul Gedik University Thrives With New Investments

An area of 72.000 m2 has been allocated for the construction of a new campus for Gedik University in Şeyhli, Pendik, which is only 6 km away from the International Sabiha Gökçen Airpost in Istanbul.

The new campus is to include the necessary infrastructure for state-or-the-art facilities for education / training, research, social, cultural and sports activities, and for R&D laboratories, a library and suitable buildings for our facilities, institution and centers for application and research.

Besides, with its target of enhancing R&D and graduate education, Gedik Univesity has a 5000 square meters of space in Technopark Istanbul, which is the largest technopark in Europe where innovative productions, technological manufacture of all kinds are to be supported.

Istanbul Gedik University exemplifies an unprecedented model of industry and application focused academic education in Turkey. From the very  beginning of their university life; Istanbul Gedik University fits the entrepreneurs and professionals of the future for business life by application based training backed by apprenticeship and employment programs, R&D power of Gedik Holding and experienced faculty members.

Lifelong Achievement Award from Bogazici University Engineering Society

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On the 21-22nd November, 5th annual Business Awards held Garanti Kültür Merkezi sponsored by Gedik Holding and Gedik Welding.

On the context of Business World and Management Conference, Boğaziçi University Engineering Society (ENSO) brought Hülya Gedik, the winner of Lifetime Achievement Award, and Bogazici University students together, revealing clues for success on work-life. She has emphasized importance of R&D, innovation and entrepreneurship stating that a country’s real wealth is its potential brainpower.

On the event, Gedik Holding, Gedik Welding and Istanbul Gedik University informs participants about their company, components and International Welding Engineering program on Gedik Educational Foundation within stands.

World Class Solutions in our Shipyards

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Gedik Casting and Valve continues to contribute to the progress of the sector and the national economy thanks to the Termo branded valves that it produced specific to the MILGEM project which Gedik is the supplier of.

With the participation of the President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, on the 3rd of October, Bayraktar which is the first constructed ship of the project AMFIBI Gemi-LST and a vessel that was constructed by the Anatolian Naval Shipyard for Turkish Naval Forces was launched in Tuzla.

Gedik Casting and Valve took part in this project with  100 % home production TERMO branded valves.

International Institute of Nuclear Energy Company Visited Gedik Holding

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International Institute of Nucleer Energy has visited Gedik with its team of experts which included education specialists. During the negotiations which were joined by senior participants from Istanbul Gedik University, cooperation in education was the matter of deliberation between the two companies. I2EN International Institute of Nuclear Energy is an international foundation that coordinates the actions related to nuclear energy and provides training in the same field in France.

IIW 2015 Annual Assembly and International Conference

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“The Biggest Welding Event in the  World”


The 68th IIW Annual Assembly and International Conference was held in between the dates of June 28th and July 3rd, 2015 in Helsinki, Finland. Totally 885 people from 57 countries around the world attended the 68th IIW Annual Assembly and International Conference.

Gedik Educational Foundation represented Turkey as a responsible member of IIW in Turkey during the event. Gedik Welding and Istanbul Gedik University were the golden sponsor of the event. The Event included a variety of committee meetings, workshops, presentations of new welding research findings and social events.

Also, It was officially declared that 71st IIW Annual Assembly and International Conference will be held in Istanbul in 2018.

2015 Halil Kaya Gedik Award to Prof. Dr. Stephen Liu

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Professor Stephen Liu – Director (MME) in Colorado School of Mines has been selected for the Halil Kaya Gedik Award. Given annually by the Turkish delegation of the International Institute of Welding, the award is conferred upon a scientist or engineer “who has made outstanding contributions to welding science and technology.” Liu has received his award in 28 June, during the IIW’s Opening Ceremony of Annual Assembly and International Conference in Helsinki, Finland. In addition to a trophy and certificate, the award also includes a seven-day trip to Istanbul, to visit Istanbul Gedik University.

Within the whole IIW history; Halil Kaya Gedik Award is the first international prize awarded by Turkey in the fields of welding science and technology.

The Halil Kaya Gedik Award is awarded annually by the International Institute of Welding, sponsored by Gedik Educational Foundation and Gedik University.

In 2013 Japanese scholar Hideyuki Yamamoto and in 2014 Lars Johansson – The Deputy Chief Executive of Swedish Welding Commission were awarded by delegation.