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AmCham delegation visit the Technology Center MEXT in Turkey

Within the business trip to Istanbul, Turkey, a delegation of the American Chamber of Commerce of the Kyrgyz Republic consisting of representatives of “Demir Kyrgyz International Bank” CJSC, “FINCA Bank” CJSC and Dos Credobank OJSC visited Turkey’s largest, the most innovative technology center MEXT.

MEXT is Turkey’s largest, the most innovative, and state of art technology center. Within its vision to support its members along their digital transformation journeys towards Industry 4.0, Turkish Employers’ Association of Metal Industries created an ecosystem made up of more than 30 globally recognized technology providers, universities, and institutions to put MEXT into practice. Built on 8.000 square meters, MEXT provides its visitors with a model factory, showcases, a training area, office spaces, a co-working area with ecosystem players, a conference center for summits, and many more.

MEXT representatives shared about their projects: date centers, a virtual plant, where recommendations are developed based on the database of the factory. MEXT enables industry experts and engineers to experience digital transformation in a real-world production environment. They enable the industry experts and engineers to experience digital transformation in a real production environment. MEXT implement the latest and most competitive solutions with domestic initiatives, universities, technology companies in this factory. Their goal is to provide more efficient production with advanced technologies and to gain a global competitive advantage.

Participants of the delegation also had the opportunity to meet with representatives of Microsoft Manufacturing Core. Microsoft Manufacturing Core in partnership with MEXT is a Microsoft Middle East and Africa initiative and center dedicated to digital transformation in the manufacturing sector.

The business trip was carried out as part of the AmCham regional initiative in Central Asia, implemented with the support of the USAID FGI program.