Turkish Foundry Association (TÜDÖKSAD) is founded in 1976 by leading foundry industrialists and companies with the aim of providing support to enhance the economic progress of the metal casting industry and assisting its member companies to effectively manage all production operations and profitably market their products and services.
TÜDÖKSAD is a non-governmental organization with voluntary membership, which represents the leading firms, industrialists and managers of the foundry business. Our Association, covering all of the largest foundries and most of the SMEs as our members, have 127 member foundries and 49 associate members.
Turkish foundry sector is actively represented by TÜDÖKSAD in national and international platforms. TÜDÖKSAD promotes the interests of the metal casting industry in front of the related executive branches of the government. TÜDOKSAD members are actively participating to sectional committees and decision making bodies in national chambers of commerce and industry, hence contributing to the shaping of the national policies and priorities affecting the foundry industry.
TÜDÖKSAD is a member of the World Foundry Organization (WFO) since 1989 and became a member of The European Foundry Association (CAEF), the organization union of the European foundry industry, in 2007. TÜDOKSAD supports the biannual Ankiros, TurkCast and Aluexpo fairs.