With a foundation history going back to early 1950s, Baykal today is placed as a leading manufacturer and global supplier of sheet metal working machinery specialising in the production of press brakes, shears, notchers, punching machines, laser cutting systems, plasma cutting machines, waterjet cutting and Vertical Machining Centers. For its manufacturing operations Baykal utilises three factories which together combine a production area of 70,000 square meters, making it one of Europe�s largest facility for sheet metal working and fabricating machinery. The total workforce at Baykal is currently numbered at 650 employees and is composed of highly trained and qualified machine operators and assembly technicans supported by a staff of 80 engineers. All the machines offered by Baykal are designed, manufactured, assembled and finished wholly at Baykal�s purpose-built plants in a CAD environment with extensive use of CNC machining and modern workshop equipment. Since the last 40 years Baykal has progressed to become a major exporter of sheet metal working machines to the world markets with customers located in all the machine-tool consuming countries of the global geography from Americas to Australasia. Baykal is currently represented in over 100 countries worldwide through appointed dealers. In the base market of Turkey, Baykal sheet metal working machines have traditionally commanded a leading market share thanks to the company�s pioneering role in the development of Turkey�s machine industry and its never-lessening emphasis on quality and service. Here, with a long engineering experience behind, Baykal wishes to present itself as a quality-conscious, professional machine-building company serving the industry.