During Above-the-Line Sectorial Performance Evaluation Ceremony organized by Kocaeli Chamber of Industry, Hektas was granted an award in category of Chemical Industry Sector Large Scale Enterprises.
Hektas as a subsidiary of OYAK was granted 2018 Sectorial Performance Evaluation award by Kocaeli Chamber of Industry in ceremony which was organized for the 11 th time this year. Huseyin Aksoy, the governor of Kocaeli province; Dr. Hasan Huseyin Can, the governor of Korfez district; Rifat Hisarcıklıoglu, the president of the Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey (TOBB); Huseyin Aydin, the president of Banking Associaton of Turkey; Ayhan Zeytinoglu, the president of Kocaeli Chamber of Industry; Nail Ciler, the president of Kocaeli Chamber of Commerce; district mayors, Nevsehir, Zonguldak, Bolu, Sakarya, Yalova, Duzce Alapli, Devrek Sanayi and Chamber of Commerce presidents, members of the board of directors of Kocaeli Chamber of Industry and many industrialists attended to the ceremony of award. Levent Ortakcıer, General Manager of Hektas was handed out the award by Nail Ciler, Kocaeli Chamber of Commerce in category of chemical industry sector large scale enterprises.
Ortakcıer, General Manager of Hektas -which has been operating in agricultural sector with a motto of “Pioneer of Smart Agriculture” for over half century years and succeeding remarkable agricultural innovations- stated that “We are motivated and honored with the support of OYAK spurting continuously in Turkey and around the world to realize the projects that we have been planning recently.” Ortakcıer -aiming to increase the productivity to be able to simplify farmers’ lives- also added, “We are now operating in the scope of agriculture not only influencing just Turkey’s production of crops but also the ones around the world. In an attempt to compete with the world, as we believe in the importance of R&D and innovation, we have been working on artificial intelligence and drone technology for remote visual processing system which is popular around the world.”
Artifical Intelligence in Agriculture’s Service with Hektas Smart Assistant
Ortakcıer -stating that it is possible to determine the type of plant diseases with a photograph taken in field with Hektas Smart Assistant which is available for mobile devices- said, “Today what matters is time and pace. Farmers will easily be able to detect any of the plant disease seen in the field with Hektas Smart Assistant backed with artificial intelligence which is being developed by our engineers. Beta version of this application was first pre-launched last week in Antalya Growtech Eurasia Expo 2018. Many companies, suppliers and producers around the world admired the project. To empower the economy of our country, developing this kind of projects is needed to be developed.”
Ortakcıer also stated that “output data about drone demonstration area and remote visual processing system presented during the expo will be collected in 2019. As an OYAK subsidiary, we takeover our missions in the scope of agriculture, as the other subsidiaries do in their own scope. Besides, we take major responsibilities to contribute both for our country and sector. As long as our efforts are appreciated by such meaningful awards, it will make us believe that we should do more and more.”