Bakers Journal

American Pan and Turbelco form partnership

January 13, 2023
By Bakers Journal

Urbana, Ohio – Jason Bowman, president of American Pan Europe and MENA together with Metin and Irem Akyilmaz announce the formation of a partnership between American Pan and Turbelco. The new entity will be known as Turbelco, an American Pan Company.

American Pan is a leading provider of custom and stock baking pans, pan coatings and pan refurbishment services to bakeries of all sizes. Turbelco is also a leading provider to the global baking industry and maintains locations in both Turkey and Germany.

The Turbelco facilities in Turkey and Germany will continue to operate as they do today, with strong investment plans for the future. This investment plan includes updating the facility in Germany to provide refurbishment services for DuraShield and OptiShield coated pans, American Pan’s long-life, non-stick coatings.

“We are very excited about partnering with such a strong, experienced and innovative company,” said Metin Akyilmaz, founder and general manager of Turbelco. “This will allow Turbelco to offer new products and services to our existing customers as well as expand our products into new markets.”

William Bundy, president of global manufacturing for American Pan, said, “Our goal is to always be where our customers need us, when they need us. Partnering with Turbelco provides us with the means to advance that strategy with an exceptional team that has the same dedication to investment, innovation and customer service.”

American Pan is a division of Bundy Baking Solutions and is headquartered in Urbana, Ohio USA with additional facilities in Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Mexico, Romania, Spain, Sweden and United Kingdom.


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