As part of the Şişecam Group, the Şişecam Glass Packaging Group has an annual production capacity of 2.3 million tons, which makes it the leading glass packaging producer in Turkey and fifth largest glass packaging producer in Europe and the world. Our position, along with the responsibilities imparted by our reputation and our legacy, makes sustainability a vital priority.
Şişecam Glass Packaging Group is a global player in an energy-intensive industry. For this reason, we prioritize the areas where we will have the greatest impact, which is naturally decreasing the consumption of energy and greenhouse gas emissions and the improvement of the energy efficiency of all our plants.
We are taking big steps in making all our local and foreign operations focus on innovation in all aspects, comply with international standards, and take best practices as their benchmarks. As a glass packaging producer of global standards, all our plants in Turkey have Quality (ISO 9001 and ISO/TS 16949), Environment (ISO 14001), Energy (ISO 50001), and Occupational Health and Safety (ISG 18001) Management System certificates. In all other countries where we have operations, we comply with, and usually go beyond, local requirements for compliance.
Şişecam Glass Packaging Group heavily invests in technology and innovation in order to extend its product range, decrease its energy consumption, increase its energy efficiency, and recycle its waste products. Our aim is to increase the use of glass cullets in production by 10%annually. Accordingly, we are engaged in intensive collaboration with our stakeholders to improve the waste glass recycling infrastructure.
Şişecam Glass Packaging Group pledges to give top priority to continuing its improvements regarding sustainability.