Turkey’s first and largest producer and exporter of ceramic sanitaryware, Eczacıbaşı Building Products began producing VitrA branded ceramic sanitaryware in 1958, Artema faucets in 1983, VitrA bathroom furniture, bathtubs and shower trays in 1991, and Artema bathroom accessories in 1995. The company designs many of these products in-house as well as collaborating with renowned international designers and studios.
Eczacıbaşı Building Products’ plant in Bozüyük, Turkey, one of the world’s largest under one roof, is the first in its industry to receive TS EN 16001 Energy Management System Certification. VitrA is also the first and only brand in Europe to receive a Type-III Environmental Product Declaration for ceramic sanitary ware.
In faucets, Eczacıbaşı Building Products places among the top 10 producers in Europe. Artema is the first and only faucet brand from Turkey to certify virtually all of its models as meeting the A rating of the European Water Label. It is also the first from any industry to receive the Turkish Standards Institute’s Double Star rating, which indicates that products greatly exceed the benchmark for TSE certification.