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SAMPA CONTRIBUTES TO PROTECTIVE FACE SHIELD PRODUCTION AGAINST COVID-19 OUTBREAK

April 4,2020

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PRESS RELEASE

 SAMPA CONTRIBUTES TO PROTECTIVE FACE SHIELD PRODUCTION

AGAINST COVID-19 OUTBREAK

 

As part of a project carried out in cooperation with Sampa Automotive and Samsun Teknopark, 10,000 face shield holders were produced for health workers struggling with the COVID-19 outbreak on duty.

 

SAMSUN – Sampa produced protective face shield holders, a critical item for healthcare workers in the challenge against the COVID-19 outbreak, now affecting the world and continuing to spread rapidly in Turkey. As part of a project carried out in cooperation with Samsun Teknopark and Sampa's Center for Advanced Materials & Parts, the mold and equipment preparation were completed, and 10,000 shield holders were produced at the Sampa Plastic Injection Factory in a short period of time. Sampa Board Member Bülent Üstündağ and COO Volkan Köseoğlu delivered the shield holders to Samsun Teknopark General Manager Buğra Çolak for assembly. The shield holders were donated to support the struggle of the health workers who are on duty under difficult conditions in many hospitals, especially Samsun Health Sciences University Training and Research Hospital, which is one of the most significant organizations in the region.

 

Sampa Automotive Chairman and CEO Tarık Altuncu: “I would like to thank all the employees of all industries, especially health and logistics, who fulfill their vital duties in these difficult times.”

 

Stating that we are going through a period when we need to unite, Sampa Automotive Chairman and CEO Tarık Altuncu said: “I believe that Sampa's most important purpose in this world is not only to produce parts for challenging road conditions but to also support society in challenging times. Today we need to unite, so we continue our production within the framework of the measures taken for the continuity of the logistics, and we are also working hard to support the face shield needs of healthcare workers. I would like to thank all the employees of all industries, especially health and logistics, who fulfill their vital duties in these difficult times.”

   

About Sampa

 

Sampa is a global production giant operating on a 100,000 m2 integrated production campus with deep production experience dating back to 1950. Sampa develops and manufactures long-lasting and highly durable parts suitable for European and American heavy vehicles, trailers, buses, as well as rail systems, and light commercial vehicles with its precise designs and proprietary materials and components. Sampa is proud to apply 9 quality systems to ensure safe production, best products, and satisfied customers. Our production facility is also awarded Ford Q1 Certification, which is OEM’s standard for exceptional quality and customer satisfaction. Sampa exports to +140 countries from its HQ in Samsun, Turkey, and has offices, warehouses, and subsidiaries in the USA, the UK & Ireland, Italy, Spain, France, Australia, Mexico, Germany, China, Russia, South Africa, United Arab Emirates, Nigeria, and Romania. #WeAreSampa #WeAreUnique #SampaUnique

 

The Most Advanced R&D Center in the Aftermarket

 

Founded by Sampa with an investment of 15 million dollars, the Center for Advanced Materials & Parts (CAMP) is a comprehensive R&D center, where the brightest talent with an innovative mindset design and develop quality products and materials for OEM and the aftermarket. Established on a 3,000 m2 site, CAMP consists of five units with high tech equipment: Laboratory and Material Technologies, Product Technologies, Engineering and Method, Mold and Hardware Design, Intellectual Property and Project Management. As Sampa’s significant step in expanding local innovation, CAMP is powered by 5 divisions and fueled with 2.5% of Sampa’s annual turnover.

 

For more information please contact marcom@sampa.com

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