CESI has been awarded a strategic study for TSE Türk Standardları Enstitüsü (the Turkish Standard Institute), institution interested to establish a Testing Laboratory able to cope with the increasing needs of testing services coming from the fast-growing domestic electromechanical market.
TSE was founded in Turkey in 1960 with the purpose of providing services of standardization, conformity assessment and testing and calibration from an independent and third-party viewpoint, with the final scope of increasing the Turkish competiveness, while facilitating national and international trading.
CESI will assist TSE in performing a feasibility study to explore the possibility to create the laboratory complex, in terms of testing facilities and ratings of the equipment to be tested as well as analyzing the economic and financial return of the investment.
After a negotiation meeting held in TSE headquarters in Ankara on the 6th and 7th September 2012, the final contract has been signed on the 14th September 2012. The kickoff meeting, held on the 10th October 2012in TSE Istanbul facilities, officially started the project.
CESI is looking at the Turkish energy market with a particular interest. The fast growing energy demand in the Country, accelerated by the ongoing market liberalization process, contributes to Turkey’s huge potential to become the Energy bridge among Asia, Middle East and Europe. From the macroeconomic point of view, the Turkish economy has shown remarkable performances over the last eight years with its steady growth, which is considered one of the most attracting at worldwide level.