Today, new glass-based products and applications are used in architecture, construction, automotive, transportation, informatics, data storage, electronics industries, and in imaging technologies and optics, energy generation, distribution and storage, passive and active coatings, smart/hygienic glass packaging, interactive glass household appliances, medicine, biology, pharmaceuticals, agriculture, and anti-radiation products, and anywhere else our imagination takes us. The global competition for adding value to the comforts and aesthetics in life through innovation, is guiding remarkable research and technological development efforts in the science and technology of glass.
Main Industry: Packaging
The first priority of Şişecam is ensuring “sustainable future” which is imprinted on each link of its value chain from the first blend to the end user on a very wide spectrum ranging from flat glass, glassware, and glass packaging to chemicals needed by the industry and mining operations. Thus, it has dedicated its Research and Technological Development (R&TD) efforts and production operations to have highly innovative, environment-friendly, competitive products and production technologies, which are free of harmful compounds threatening our future.
The Center employs 152 competent researchers in its 27 specialization laboratories. 35% of the researches have graduate degrees, and the equipment in these laboratories are continuously modernized and reinforced. In 2015, our Science and Technology Center was awarded “the Best R&D Center” by the Turkish Ministry of Science, Industry and Technology in “Glass and Glass Products” and “Cooperation and Interaction” categories.
Innovation That Provides Competitive Power;
- Powerful and coordinated R&TD and PD activities
- A Total Innovation Eco-System Including the Whole Corporation
- Culture of Reaching the Corporate's Common Goals with Common Strategies and Policies
- Common Effort of All In-House Partners with a Strong Communication
- Pre-Competition Joint Effort with Domestic and International Competitors / Partners