Sisecam Group conducts its activities in the field of flat glass Sisecam Flat Glass, the leader of Turkey and our region is the leading provider of flat glass market for flat glass market. Şişecam Flat Glass, which is the 5th largest company in the world and the 1st largest company in Europe in terms of its production capacity, operates in architectural glass (flat glass, frosted glass, mirror, laminated glass and coated glass); automotive and other transport glass; continues in 4 main business areas: energy glasses and white goods glass.
Flat glass production was first started within the Şişecam Group in 1961 at the Çayırova Plant with "sheet technology" and in 1967 the second flat glass furnace was commissioned. In the following decade, the Group went into product diversification and became the first establishment to manufacture with modern float technology in the Eastern Europe, Balkans, Middle East and North Africa axis with the facility it commissioned in 1981. Sisecam Flat Glass, until that date had many firsts in the industry both today and in Turkey, has pioneered the development of flat glass industry in both regions.
Made significant quality and capacity increases my flat glass in the 1980s and export through entering the world market Sisecam Flat Glass, 2000 In the second half, the regional leadership vision and multifocal production approach frame for the first time the activities in which move the borders of Turkey and out of Thrace in Bulgaria in 2006 Glass Bulgaria EAD put its facility into service. Şişecam Flat Glass, which decided to jointly develop its flat glass activities in Egypt and Russia in 2009 with Saint-Gobain, one of the biggest players of the sector in the world, with a strategic step, commissioned the Bulgaria Auto Glass Factory in 2010 and the laminated and coated glass facilities in 2013.
Şişecam Flat Glass, which became a partner of HNG Float Glass Limited (HNG) company in India in 2013 and continues its growth by purchasing Richard Fritz Holding company in Europe, has made two new facility investments in automotive glass in Russia and Romania. Şişecam Flat Glass has become Europe's largest flat glass manufacturer by purchasing all of the assets of Italy-based flat glass manufacturer Sangalli Vetro Porto Nogaro in 2016.
Continuing its domestic investments at the same time, the Group now provides input to the construction, automotive, energy and white goods sectors with 17 production facilities in 10 different countries, partnerships and expanding product range. Strong brands with fast-growing and innovative solutions offer a global flat glass company with the vision of the moving Sisecam Flat Glass, Turkey, the Balkans, Eastern Europe, Egypt and Russia through new investments will perform in the coming period, the region plans to continue its growth.