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AUTOMOTIVE SUPPLY INDUSTRY

Konya produces intensely under the NACE title of “Manufacture of bodies (coachwork) for motor vehicles; manufacture of trailers and semi-trailers” and “Manufacture of other parts and accessories for motor vehicles.

Around 400 enterprises operate in this sector with the employment capacity of over 10.000. The sector continues to grow in these circumstances. Firms have high ability of complementary investments.

As well as integrated parts such as axles/shafts and other hydraulic and penumatic parts, motor parts and components are produced intensely in the region. However Konya’s exports in this sector constitute around 1% of national sectoral exports.

Automotive spare parts production is a locomotive sector for Konya. Over 50% of piston manufacturers, 71% of production, 76% of valve producers and 68% production, 45% of axle and drive shaft producers and 56% of production are in Konya, as well as more than half of snap ring producers.

Turkish automotive spare parts exports increased sevenfold during 2000-2013. With over $200 million Konya constitutes around 2% of this number

Sectoral Distribution of Konya Exports

 

Sectors

2012 ( Jan-Oct) %

2013( Jan-Oct) %

Change %

Vehicles and spare parts

227.417

21,11

237.187

21,22

4,30

Machines and parts

215.380

19,99

235.890

21,11

9,52

Cereals, pulses, oily seeds and products

153.388

14,24

139.604

12,49

-8,99

Iron and non-iron metals

121.140

11,25

114.319

10,23

-5,63

Chemicals

81.267

7,54

82.981

7,42

2,11

Livestock, fisheries and products

65.785

6,11

66.198

5,92

0,63

Climatisation products

55.535

5,16

64.381

5,76

15,93

Minerals and metals

25.778

2,39

31.600

2,83

22,59

Defence and Aerospace Industry

23.848

2,21

28.609

2,56

19,96

Iron and Steel Products

16.986

1,58

23.437

2,10

37,98

Wood and Forestry Products

19.523

1,81

18.191

1,63

-6,82

Fruit and Vegetable Products

15.671

1,45

17.172

1,54

9,58

Electric-Electronic Products

13.954

1,30

15.678

1,40

12,35

Ready-made clothing and garments

11.076

1,03

10.798

0,97

-2,51

Cement and soil products

10.378

0,96

10.425

0,93

0,45

Other

20.090

1,86

21.121

1,89

5,13

Total

1.077.216

100

1.117.591

100

3,75

 

 

In 2013 Konya automotive and spare parts sector grew by 4.3% compared to 2012 and holds first place in Konya exports with 21.22%. Machine and machine parts sector grew by 9.5% and exported $235 million, holding the 2nd place in Konya exports. The third place is held by cereals, legumes, oily seeds, decreasing in exports by 9%.

Automotive spare parts in Konya grows everyday with its experience and strong infrastructure, exporting to many regions of the world. Konya also trades its production to aerospace and defence, rail systems, automotive and agricultural machinery sectors. 

There are more than 400 firms operating in automotive spare parts industry in Konya according to Konya chamber of Industry records. Some of the goods that they produced are: 

 

Engine casing

Axles

Pistons

Shafts

Seal rings

Clutch disks

Valves

Lug nuts

Subap gaydı ve Subap bagası

Manifold

Gears

Cranks

Rods and ball joins

Wheel rims

Porya

Mirror cones

Hydraulic pumps

Brake parts

Suspension parts
 

Security parts

Hydraulic and pneumatic systems

Automotive windows and seats

Cast parts

Radiators

Segman

On-vehicle equipment

Electric equipments and limuniation systems

Filters

Industrial oils

Automotive sheet metal parts

Rubber and plastic parts

Plastic hood parts

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Automotive supply industry is a locomotive sector for Konya. The sector with most exports was automotives and spare parts sector with $279 million as of 2012, being on a rise since 2009.