AREA is proud to announce that SOSIAD, the Turkish Association of Refrigeration Industry and Businessmen, joined AREA on 14th May 2016 on the occasion of the AREA General Assembly spring meeting in Dublin. AREA now counts 23 members in 20 countries.

Created in 2005, SOSIAD is a national association serving the refrigeration sector that represents RAC contractors, wholesalers and manufacturers. Among its activities, SOSIAD organises training programmes with its industry partners, develops and adapts new standards and offers consulting services. Its primary aim is to establish a robust, progressive and innovative base for the Turkish refrigeration industry in a sustainable economy, ensuring compliance with national and international standards and regulations, in cooperation with national and international refrigeration societies.


Photo (left to right): Kadis Isa (SOSIAD), Per Jonasson (AREA) and Kivanc Aslantas (SOSIAD)