This marks an important step for Secop and for Secop’s future position and distribution strategy for Greater Europe.After a closer review of the Turkish market conditions and current setup, Secop decided time was up for a review of its distribution network with focus on reinforcing market development, providing an optimized service level by setting up tighter cooperation with customers.
On January 23th 2014, the owner of Derkim, Mr. Yavuz Aydın and the representative from Secop, Sales Director Mr. Lars Overgaard, signed a new Distribution Agreement for the Turkish market.
Derkim's head office located in İstanbul, has built up a reputation for providing a high service level to customers with high-quality products at competitive prices.
“With Derkim’s strong pre-and-after sales and technical application support they are considered as one of the leading companies in Turkey and thereby a perfect match for us”, stated Lars Overgaard, Sales Director at Secop GmbH.
Derkim has its main office in İstanbul, but also accounts for 3 sales offices, 12000 m2 of storage area in three cities with a strategic importance, İzmir, Gaziantep and Ankara, and with two plants in different placed in Istanbul (Silivri and Hadımköy). In the busy warehouses, Derkim is optimizing their performance with eg. advanced controlling systems and automation like barcoding system.
Derkim is a 11 years old company and they have been in the cooling sector in the past 3 years. However, the staff is very professional and not unknown with the cooling sector as many employees have many years experiences within the cooling sector. In addition Derkim have a deep insight to the product diversity belonging to this market. Derkim have 120 active dealers in the distribution network within the cooling sector.
The total number of staff is about 60 and 23 of them are in sales department for general chemicals, road marking paints, polyurethane and machines.
Besides the new distribution agreement for Secop products Derkim is also the authorized distributor of HELIOS, MUTSUI, NIPPON, POLIMERI EUROPA, SYNTHOS, EVONIK, LG CHEMICALS, KUMHO, KAIROS, PERFORMANCE GMBH, SINOCHEM, GRACO, UNION, UNICHEM, ARKEMA, JUHUA, AGLIOCCA CH, GMCC TOSHIBA.
Derkim has an annual turnover of € 117 million and € 32 million of this turnover belongs to the cooling segment. Secop is happy to say welcome to Derkim and we look forward to good cooperation in the future.
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In 2010 the AURELIUS AG which is based in Munich, acquired Danfoss Household Compressors from the Danfoss Group, Denmark. In connection with the new ownership, it changed to Secop GmbH.
Since 1956 Secop with its headquarters situated in Flensburg, Germany, is a global leader providing energy efficient compressor solutions for 3 strategic application areas – Household, Light Commercial, and Mobile – by utilising synergies in technology development and production footprint.
With more than 50 years rich heritage Secop has had a successful presence all over Europe and is looking forward to prospective vision of future globally. It is committed to leading the industry and delivering performance that is standard setting never just standard practice. This is the essence of Secop claimed ‘Setting the Standard’
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Mogens Søholm, President & CEO, Secop
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