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Technology Award goes to ARCODE


ARKEL, with its innovative Integrated Elevator Control Unit ARCODE, won the technology award given by Scientific and Technical Research Council of Turkey (TÜBITAK), Technology Development Foundation of Turkey (TTGV) and Turkish Industry and Business Association (TÜSIAD). The purpose of the awards is to promote Turkey's technology potential and encourage organizations that are developing innovative products and technology. 11th Technology awards ceremony was held on 21.05.2014 at CVK Bosphorus Hotel. The award was presented to ARKEL General Manager Melih KÜÇÜKÇALIK by TTGV chairman Cengiz ULTAV. From the first Technology Awards held on May 12th, 1998; a total of 674 applications have been submitted through today. Starting from March 1st, 2013, the application number of projects reached to 198 in 11th Technology awards, 150 applications were accepted for evaluation process and it has been noted as a record since the establishment of Awards. Only 29 projects made it into finals, Arkel is proud to win 11th Technology award with ARCODE that recognizes ARKEL’s ability to shape the future of elevator technology. ARCODE also won the awards “Design Turkey” and “Red Dot” in 2012 and 2013 respectively. ARCODE, commercialized in the beginning of 2014, maintains the leadership of this new concept “Integrated Elevator Control Unit” with its rapidly increasing sales numbers.