Who We Are

Five associations of the construction products manufacturing industries have collaborated and agreed on the establishment of a new organization in 2005 called “Building Materials Manufacturers Federation (YÜF)”  forming by Aggregate Producers Association (AGÜB), Limestone Industry Association (KISAD), Turkish Cement Manufacturers’ Association (TÜRKÇİMENTO), Turkish Ready-Mixed Concrete Association (THBB) and Turkish Precast Concrete Association (THBB) to increase efficiency in the international market by enhancing the competitive power of construction products. Furthermore, Concrete Admixtures Manufacturers’ Association (KÜB) joined the federation in 2006.

The aim of the Federation is to provide technical, professional and economical guidance for the member organizations and their employees that produce concrete based construction materials, to enable trade of these materials harmoniously and productively in accordance with work ethics and public interest, to increase the competitive power of Turkish industry and service sectors in the direction of international integration and to work for having a prominent and permanent position in the international market. As a nation-wide Building Materials Manufacturers Federation (YÜF), it  represents 6 Associations, 249 companies and employs in total 89.000 people directly and 359.000 people  indirectly while continuing to  contribute to the Turkish economy achieving 6 Billion USD turnover as of 2019.

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The aim of the Federation is to provide technical, professional and economical guidance for the member organizations and their employees that produce concrete based construction materials, to enable trade of these materials harmoniously and productively in accordance with work ethics and public interest, to increase the competitive power of Turkish industry and service sectors in the direction of international integration and to work for having a prominent and permanent position in the international market.

YÜF, representing Turkish construction materials with its members, cooperates domestically and plays an active role on many platforms. Institutions  in which YÜF is a member are: Turkish Enterprise and Business Confederation (TÜRKONFED, Turkish Cement  and Cement Products Council – The Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey (TOBB), Soil Products Industry Technical Committee (TOPRAK-TEK)- Ministry of Industry and Technology; The Group of Notified Bodies (ONKUR)-Ministry of Environment and Urbanization; The Council for Quality and Environment (KÇK).

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