Şişecam Group is an industrial group operating on an international scale in the fields of flat glass, glassware, glass packaging and chemicals with its total 44 production facilities, 19 in Turkey and 25 abroad. Şişecam carries out its production activities in 13 countries with a workforce of over 20.000 employees and exports to 150 countries. International sales constitute almost half of the
Group’s total sales. The Group is the leader in Turkey in its fields of business, encompassing all the key areas of glass production and soda ash and chromium chemicals. The Group is among the world’s most distinguished glass manufacturers, due to its degree of specialization and the considerable competitive advantage of its operations.
Founded in 1935 by Isbank upon the directive of Atatürk, Şişecam is one of the most established industrial organizations in Turkey with its 80 years of corporate history. In line with its strategy of creating value in its sectors, Şişecam Group utilizes high-end technology and innovations. Group continuously improves its products and production processes by R&TD (Research and Technological Development) investments and increases market share with its value added products.
Placing priority on meeting the glass product requirement of the country in the initial period following its foundation, Şişecam entered in the world markets in a strong and challenging manner beginning from the 1960s in line with the “our market is the world” principle, and entered into a rapid growth phase by diversifying its activities following 1970. Since the 2000s, Şişecam, which has strengthened its sales network that reaches to every corner of the world by new markets from Latin America to Oceania and from Northern Europe to South Africa. The Group continues facility investments abroad in order to obtain the diversity of the market gained in the sales side obtained on the production side.
Combining its extensive experience with its ambitious vision, Şişecam is a people oriented and environment friendly international group, which adds value to all of its stakeholders, shapes future by its products and services making life easier, shares and creates wealth.
Consistently increasing its brand awareness and market share in the global market, Şişecam Group aims to be among world’s top three in 2020.
Stocks of Şişecam, the parent company of the Group, are traded in Borsa İstanbul as well as of the group companies Trakya Cam, Anadolu Cam, Denizli Cam and Soda Sanayii.