Şişecam Group is an industrial group with the main activity fields of glass and chemicals production. The group is in a leading position in business lines covering all basic fields of glass such as float glass, glass household articles, glass packaging and glass fiber as well as soda and chromium compounds. Founded by Türkiye İş Bankası in 1935 upon Atatürk's directives, Şişecam is enjoying its 75th year in 2010. 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 . Ranking between third to the seven in the world according to different sorting criteria, Şişecam is considered among the most distinguished manufacturers of the world in its field with the scale it has reached, its degree of specialization and strongly competitive activities. Stocks of Şişecam, the parent company of the Group which has been carrying on its activities at the facilities established in eight countries and with its 18,000 employees, as well as of the companies Trakya Cam, Anadolu Cam, Denizli Cam and Soda Sanayi are traded in İstanbul Stock Exchange.
November 02, 2015