Şişecam Group’s net sales in the first quarter of 2016 reached $640 million with a 15-percent increase year-over-year, and the company reported net profit of $54.6 million.

??????Şişecam serves all main areas of the glass industry, including flat glass, glassware, glass packaging and glass fiber, as well as soda and chromium chemicals. It manufacturing glass in 13 countries in three continents.

“In the first quarter of 2016, we mainly focused on optimizing the geographical distribution of the production facilities, efficiently managing our costs and ensuring sustainable operational excellence, and thus aimed to minimize the impact of the negative developments in the world and in the region where we carry out our activities,” Ahmet Kırman, the company’s vice chairman and chief executive officer, said.