Şişecam, Turkey’s largest glass packaging manufacturer, attended the 27th Eurasia Packaging Fair held at TUYAP Fair and Congress Center on October 12-15, 2022. Şişecam presented its extensive product portfolio at the fair and informed visitors about safe packaging, the unique advantages of glass packaging, and glass packaging production methods.
18.10.2022 – Şişecam, conducting glass packaging operations in four countries – Turkey, Georgia, Russia, and Ukraine – at 10 production facilities and recording a production volume of 2.6 million tons/year, shared its expertise in glass packaging with visitors at the 27th Eurasia Packaging Fair. During the fair held at Istanbul’s TUYAP Fair and Congress Center, Şişecam provided attendees key information on safe packaging, the many advantages of glass packaging, and glass packaging production methods.
Şişecam showcased its glass packaging product portfolio that features solutions for a wide range of uses, from food and beverages to pharmaceuticals. In addition, Şişecam shared detailed information about its glass packaging products developed with innovative technologies at its booth at the Eurasia Packaging Fair. Şişecam also introduced Turkey’s lightest mineral water bottle during the fair. 110 grams ultra-weight mineral water bottle reduces carbon footprint by 15% with an environmentally friendly solution.
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 ash 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 24,000 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 lives 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.