Şişecam celebrates its 87th birthday in 2022. Founded in 1935, the Turkish manufacturer of glassware and producer of glass packaging and flat glass began producing handmade glassware from soda glass at its first plant in Beykoz.

The Turkish manufacturer of glassware and producer of glass packaging and flat glass, began producing handmade glassware from soda glass at its first plant in Beykoz.

Since then, the company has expanded into 14 countries on four continents and operates a sales network in more than 150 countries worldwide.

“We have been contributing to the development of the glass and chemicals industries for 87 years,” says Dr. Ahmet Kırman, chairman and executive board member. “As a global company guided by collective wisdom, we are confidently advancing toward our goal of ranking as one of the world’s top three players in our main fields of activity.”

Kırman adds that Şişecam strives to follow in the footsteps of its founder, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk.

“We are proud to carry the strong legacy of our founder to Şişecam’s 87th year,” says Kirman. “Our global success stems from the ability to blend 87 years of experience with transformation. Throughout our long history now approaching the century mark, we have always successfully managed the great changes that the world faced in different periods.”