EXCELLENCE AWARD FOR FOLKART
Folkart improved its star rating from 3 to 4 in the Excellence in Competency Certificate at the 2016 Turkey Excellence Awards organized by the Turkish Quality Association (KALDER) and the Turkish Industry and Business Association (TUSIAD).
The 2016 Turkey Excellence Awards were held at the Hilton Istanbul Bosphorus Convention Center on November 15-16 following the KALDER 25th Quality Congress. Folkart improved its star rating from 3 to 4 for the Excellence in Competency Certificate as a result of the review by the Turkey Excellence Awards Jury, made up of 40 domian experts. Folkart Yapı A.Ş., a Saya Group company, received the Commitment to Excellence Certificate, the first level, in 2014, after implementing the initiative in 2013 on the pathway of the EFQM Excellence Model, which world-renowned companies around the world have been looking up to for more than two decades. This year, Folkart earned the 4th star allocated to the Excellence in Competency Certificate, following the 3-star Competency Certificat it obtained in 2015.
Emre Reçber, Folkart Yapı A.Ş. Corporate Development and Customer Services Manager said: “We implemented an initiative in 2013 on the pathway of the EFQM Excellence Model, which world-renowned companies around the world have been looking up to for more than 20 years. We established our roadmap based on the EFQM criteria of Leadership, Strategy, Employees, Business Associations and Resources, Processes, Products and Services, Employee-related Results, Customer-related Results, Society-related Results, and Business Results. Folkart was awarded the 3-Star Competency Certificate in 2015 as a result of its efforts. This time, we received the 4-star Excellence in Competency Certificate at the award ceremony held in Istanbul on Wednesday, November 16."
Reçber pointed to the Turkey Excellence Award as the next objective for the company in the EFQM journey. “We aspire to obtain our 5th star next year. And this is to be followed by the European Excellence Certificate given by EFQM. The whole Folkart family will together strive for this goal. I would like thank all of my executives and colleagues for their efforts that helped us win this award. It was an honor to receive the award on their behalf,” he said.