GÜRALLAR APPEARS ON WORLD SCENE IN GLASS AND TOURISM SECTORS

Gürallar ArtCraft, a Gürallar Group company, aims to become one of the world’s top two manufacturers in table glassware business in the next decade. Esin GÜRAL ARGAT, Gürallar Group Board of Directors Member, took the floor at a press conference held in the Gürallar ArtCraft, Kütahya Manufacturing facilities and said that the Company recorded 110 million dollars’ turnover in 2009 and they aim for 15-percent growth this year. Argat: “Next year, we plan to make 12 million euros investment to achieve a 30-percent increase in capacity. We foresee a 10- percent increase in employment..” Argat said that the Company is in the final phase of a nanotechnology glass covering project conducted in association with Drexel University. Ali Bey Resort will open on May 1st in Side as the third hotel of group in Turkey. The Group plans to invest in Egypt and Morocco under the Ali Bey Hotels & Resorts brand.

Export to 76 countries

  • 110 million dollars turnover in 2009
  • 54 million dollars exportation in 2009
  • Export share in manufacturing is 50 percent
  • Export to 76 countries
  • 440 million pieces annual glassware manufacturing
  • 1,500 different ranges of products
  • 1,100 employees
  • 30 percent capacity 10 percent employment growth in 2010