Small Industrial Zones
Balıkesir houses a total of 16 industrial areas. Over 3,500 businesses operate in these industrial areas employing about 9,000 registered technical employees
Operating areas of industrial businesses in the industrial areas include assembly, repair and maintenance, intermediary products, automation and partially final products. These businesses supply outsourced requirements of production facilities operating in OIZs.
The most important advantage of highly spread industrial areas is to minimize possible dependencies in supply planning of industrial investments in the region.