GRAVITEK, a company specializing in state-of-the-art energy absorbing solutions, announced today at IDEF International 2019 show, the opening of its new facility in Turkey. Gravitek will supply the armored vehicle industry with its high-end, Blast Protection Seating solutions.

As demonstrated at its booth at the IDEF exhibition, Gravitek offers a wide range of blast mitigation seating solutions from the highly ergonomic Troop Seat, to the more complex Driver, Commander and Gunner seats. With its “Made in Turkey” strategy, Gravitek plans to become an important seating solution supplier to the local Turkish and Eurasian armored vehicle industry as well as to export to other countries from Turkey.

Gravitek’s seating solutions comply with STANAG 4569 (NATO Standardization Agreement for protection levels of occupants in armored vehicles) level 3 and 4 and adheres to the demanding vehicle safety standards such as FMVSS (Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard) 207, 210, 302, ECE R14, R16 and more.

Mr. Oren Goor, Gravitek’s CEO was quoted saying: “we are very proud to launch Gravitek’s efforts to become a significant player in the Turkish market. We strongly believe in the potential of the local market and look forward to cooperating with its leading armored vehicle companies. The vast local manufacturing base represents a variety of opportunities, both in Turkey and in export markets, and we intend to work very closely with the industry to explore this potential.