The OlgunCelik Product Development Department has been recognized by the Turkish Ministry of Industry and Trade as R&D center since June 18, 2010, and has an innovative and experienced team comprising over 50 engineers and technicians.
With working experience at Full Service Supplier level, OlgunCelik undertakes critical responsibilities in vehicle projects as the design and strategic partner of global vehicle manufacturers. OlgunCelik R&D team has the expertise to participate in suspension development projects, and as a trusted partner, it is fully integrated into client’s product development processes and work together with OEM engineers.
R&D center is continuously developing new methods to reduce the time required to develop optimum design and uses well-known finite elements software to achieve this.
OlgunCelik believes in the benefits of cooperation with universities and taking full advantage of Turkish Ministry of Industry and Trades support for R&D projects, it carries out applied research and design work on finite elements. Additionally, it carries out its innovative R&D projects with the support of the well-known academic consultants by sponsoring the post-graduate theses of its R&D team members.
The company also develops robust leaf spring design methods by using CAE tools. By correlating the theoretical results with real life, it takes into account the effects of variation in production and material parameters and achieves more precise correlation. OlgunCelik sees the results of its R&D efforts through regular patent application submissions and publishes articles at the most prestigious international conferences.