Şişecam was awarded the third prize in Türkiye İMSAD Investment into Future Awards, Environmental Category with its 110 Gr. Ultra Light Mineral Water Bottle, developed to meet the changing needs of the planet and society, in line with the company’s vision of creating sustainable value and “CareforNext” strategy. Turkey’s lightest mineral water bottle stands out with its special design that makes it lighter and more environmentally friendly than its counterparts. While energy and raw material usage are reduced during the production of the bottle, carbon dioxide emissions associated with production and transfer are also decreased.
In the production process of the eco-friendly mineral water bottle, which is considerably lighter than its counterparts thanks to its special design,19 percent decrease in carbon emissions is achieved compared to 130 gram standard mineral water bottle. While transporting the product, 14 percent decrease of carbon emissions per kilometer is achieved with less trucks needed for transportation.
Turkey’s lightest mineral water bottle was produced at Şişecam Yenişehir-Türkiye Glass Packaging Factory and introduced in emerald green and flint colors. Şişecam aims to launch the mineral water bottle in international markets this year.
Sisecam was founded in 1935 to establish Turkey’s glass industry in line with the vision of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, a great leader respected worldwide. Today, Sisecam is a major global player in the fields of glass and chemicals. Sisecam is the only global company operating in all core areas of glass production – including flat glass, glassware, glass packaging and glass fiber. Currently, Sisecam ranks among the world’s top two manufacturers of glassware and the top five producers of glass packaging and flat glass. Sisecam is one of the three largest soda ash producers in the world and the world leader in chromium chemicals.
Sisecam plays a leading role in the flat glass, glassware, glass packaging, chemicals, automotive, glass fiber, mining, energy and recycling business lines. Sisecam 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.
Sisecam 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, Sisecam is continuously transforming its digital infrastructure and corporate culture taking into account the needs of the future. With 88 years of experience and more than 24,000 employees, Sisecam conducts production activities in 14 countries on four continents and operates a sales network in more than 150 countries worldwide. Sisecam 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. Sisecam 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. Sisecam uses all its experience and competencies to promote sustainable development in every aspect.