Opened to the world with Otto Group Hermes, Hansecontrol the EKOTEKS is global address for secure product testing.
Informing that EKOTEKS is going to cooperate with Otto Group HERMES Hansecontrol HERMES in many countries from England to Australia, China to Germany, President of İHKİB, Mr. Mustafa Gültepe said “Customer sharing will be possible between the two laboratories when necessary. Thanks to the cooperation of our exporters and importers, they will be able to test products in many countries of the world much faster, more reliable and more economical”.
The protocol, which envisages the cooperation between the EKOTEKS, the subsidiary of the Istanbul Ready-made Clothing and Apparel Exporters' Association (İHKİB) and the Germany-based Otto Group HERMES Hansecontrol, was signed in Istanbul. Becoming Turkey's leading accredited laboratories through protocol, the EKOTEKS can play a more active role about the product testing service to the Turkish exporters and importers in the global arena.
İHKİB President Mr. Mustafa Gültepe, in his speech at the signing ceremony, he said that they are trying to create the necessary infrastructure for safe purchase of ‘Made In Turkey' label products all over the world. Gültepe emphasized that EKOTEKS, an independent laboratory which was established 20 years ago and has international validity, has expanded its service area each passing year, and continued to his words:
LARGE COMPANIES DO NOT WORK WITH COMPANIES HAVING NO GLOBAL RECOGNITION
“Most international sized companies do not work with laboratories that do not have global validity. EKOTEKS launched its first global partnership with the US-based Modern Test Service (MTS) 5 years ago. With the protocol signed with HERMES, Hansecontrol we have taken a far greater step towards opening up to the world. Thanks to the protocol EKOTEKS will cooperate with Hansecontrol in many countries from England to Australia, China to Germany. Customer sharing will be possible between the two laboratories when necessary. Thanks to our cooperation with our exporters and importers, we will have the opportunity to make product tests much faster, more reliable and more economical in many countries of the world.”
Gültepe added that EKOTEKS and Hansecontrol are meeting the common goal of high quality service to the customers and that a new synergy will be formed between the two institutions with the protocol they signed.
ÖZDEMİR: PROTOCOL WILL OPEN A DOOR TO NEW COOPERATIONS WITH THE HERMES Hansecontrol
EKOTEKS Chief Executive Officer Nilgün Özdemir said that they knew what to do for the textile and ready-made clothing sectors that increased the trading potential in the global arena and signed co-operation in that framework. Özdemir explains that they have expanded their service areas according to the conditions of the day and necessity, and said "We will cooperate with Hermes Hansecontrol in fields such as information sharing, knowhow transfer, scientific / technological R'D works. This protocol will open the door to new cooperation with HERMES, Hansecontrol”.
LUTZ LEHMANN: WE CAN CREATE A DIFFERENCE WITH EKOTEKS
CEO of HERMES, Hansecontrol, Lutz Lehmann emphasized that the protocol signed with the EKOTEKS is very important for the textile and ready-made clothing industry. Indicating that EKOTEKS and HERMES Hansecontrol are working towards the same goal, Mr. Lehmann said “Together we can make a difference. The supply chain is becoming increasingly complicated. Apart from testing products, it is among the priority issues of the subject supply chain, such as surveillance, social compliance and environmentally friendly production. For this reason, we pay attention to share our knowledge”.