Şişecam participated in the 4th Innovative Glazing Global Virtual Summit addressing the latest trends in the glass industry.
23.05.2022 – Şişecam, one of the world’s top five global flat glass manufacturers, attended the 4th Innovative Glazing Global Summit held online by Luxatia International in Berlin.
The 4th Innovative Glazing Global Summit brought together the industry’s leading glass manufacturers, architects and façade engineers, and discussions were made on the innovative glazing solutions and sustainability, as well as the future trends and technological developments in the industry.
In the summit, Esra Aydınoğlu, Şişecam Flat Glass Product and Brand Management Group Manager, made a presentation titled “Trends and Challenges in the Future, Glass: What is Smart? What is Next? What is Best?”. During the presentation future insights, architectural trends, glass solutions, and information about Şişecam Flat Glass were shared.
At the summit, façade consultancy and engineering companies Koltay Facades, Priedemann Facade Experts, Define Engineers, ML System, Lendlease, Cantifix also shared their projects and solutions for glass with during their presentations.
Şişecam was founded in 1935 to establish Turkey’s glass industry in line with the vision of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the founder of the Turkish Republic. Today, Şişecam is a strong global player in the fields of glass and chemicals. Şişecam is the only global company operating in all core areas of glass production – including flat glass, glassware, glass packaging and glass fiber. Currently, Şişecam ranks among the world’s top two manufacturers of glassware and the top five producers of glass packaging and flat glass. Şişecam is one of the three largest soda producers in the world and the world leader in chromium chemicals.
Şişecam plays a leading role in the flat glass, glassware, glass packaging, chemicals, automotive, glass fiber, mining, energy and recycling business lines. Şişecam operates production facilities in Germany, Italy, Bulgaria, Romania, Slovakia, Hungary, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Russian Federation, Georgia, Ukraine, Egypt, India, and the USA in addition to Turkey.
Şişecam is taking major steps towards its goal of becoming one of the world’s top three manufacturers in its main fields of activity. Driven forward by its highly competent human resources and smart technologies, Şişecam is continuously transforming its digital infrastructure and corporate culture taking into account the needs of the future. With 86 years of experience and 22,000 employees, Şişecam conducts production activities in 14 countries on four continents and operates a sales network in more than 150 countries worldwide. Şişecam is moving forward on its growth journey in line with its Global Excellence strategy and powered by an inclusive approach that supports the development of its entire ecosystem. Şişecam takes responsibility for protecting the planet, empowering society and transforming life with its CareforNext strategy, which is compliant with and centered around the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Şişecam uses all its experience and competencies to promote sustainable development in every aspect.