Turkish Ready-Mixed Concrete Association (THBB)

Objective of Establishment

Turkish Ready Mixed Concrete Association (THBB) is a professional organization that has endeavored for the production of concrete in compliance with the standards to construct the reliable and resistant structures and for the use of concrete in high resistance classes in the concrete applications conforming to the standards especially in the areas with high earthquake risk since 1988.

For this purpose, THBB has mutual cooperations with universities, chambers of engineers and architects, public institutions and local authorities. Moreover, for raising the consciousness of employees of the industry, users and consumers of ready-mixed concrete, it organizes training activities, congresses and symposia, competitions and publishes books. It organizes vocational trainings in order to meet the qualified personnel need of the industry.

The Economic Enterprise of KGS founded by THBB and accredited by Turkish Accreditation Agency (TÜRKAK), provides inspection and certification services in building materials, cement, ready mixed concrete, chemical additive etc. It conducts the experiments of many construction materials and calibrates the devices used in the industry in its accredited laboratory from TÜRKAK. The Center for Professional Competence and Certification of Turkish Ready Mixed Concrete Association (THBB MYM), founded by THBB under the Vocational Qualifications Authority (MYK) Act, conducts national qualification certifications and examinations for Concrete workers and Concrete Pump Operators. THBB as the “Regional System Operator” of the “Responsible Sourcing Certification System” founded by the Concrete Sustainability Council (CSC), and the Economic Enterprise of KGS, as the “Certification Body” of the CSC, serve the ready-mixed concrete, cement and aggregate industries. THBB, added to its name “Turkish” with the decision of the Turkish Government in 1995, and started to represent our country at international platforms, has been a full member of European Ready Mixed Concrete Organization (ERMCO) since 1991 and representing our country in all its bodies.

Chairman of the Board: Yavuz Işık

General Secretariat: Aslı Özbora Tarhan

General Coordinator: Reşat Sönmez

Date of Establishment: 1988 Number of Members: 69

Representation Rate as Association in Sector: %65

International Memberships: European Ready-Mixed Concrete Organization (ERMCO), Concrete Sustainability Council (CSC).

Address: Rüzgârlıbahçe Mah. Özalp Sk. No: 2 K Plaza Kat: 3 34805 Beykoz İstanbul TURKEY

Phone: +90(216) 322 96 70 Faks: +90(216) 413 61 80

E-Mail: info@thbb.org

Web Address: https://www.thbb.org/