Makel began its activities in the electrical sector in 1977 and started to manufacture electric switches and sockets in 1987. Today the company has extended the range of its products with group sockets, circuit breakers, fuse boxes, electricity meters, reactive power control relays, panel meters and GPRS modems for Advanced Metering Infrastructure applications. Makel offers its products to consumers in domestic and foreign markets under the Makel trademark guaranteeing high quality. Makel exports its products to more than 30 countries through foreign partners. With its powerful R&D background, staff and test lab facilities, Makel intends to enter the home automation market, a natural extension to Makel’s product portfolio. Makel’s production facilities in Istanbul with a surface of 45,000 m 2 use the most advanced automation machinery and technologies.