MEXT is Turkey’s largest, the most innovative, and state of art technology center. Within its vision to support its members along their digital transformation journeys towards Industry 4.0, Turkish Employers’ Association of Metal Industries created an ecosystem made up of more than 30 globally recognized technology providers, universities, and institutions to put MEXT into practice. Built on 8.000 square meters, MEXT provides its visitors with a model factory, showcases, a training area, office spaces, a co-working area with ecosystem players, a conference center for summits, and many more. MEXT is established to make Turkey the driving force of the world, to increase our trained workforce, to shed light on the future of manufacturing, and to share the world's knowledge with all sector employees. MEXT, the world's largest digital transformation and competence development center, is an impactful sign of Turkish Employers’ Association of Metal Industries’ commitment to the digitally driven future of Turkey’s.
In 2019, during the World Economic Forum, MESS became the first union syndicate to join the platform. Carrying this collaboration to the next level, MESS joined WEF’s Center for the Fourth Industrial Revolution Network (C4IR) with its new MEXT Technology Center. MESS will be representing Turkey and its members at C4IR’s headquarters in San Francisco thanks to the cooperation agreement signed with the support of Secretary of State. With this new arrangement, MESS will be able to gain firsthand information on technological improvements around the world and will have the opportunity to develop special projects that aim to spread applications of technology.