Exciting Expansion Unveiled: Şişecam’s Strategic Investments in Production Capacity
EUR 255 Million Greenfield Project in Hungary: Revolutionizing Glass Packaging In Hungary, Şişecam is making waves with a groundbreaking EUR 255 million glass packaging project. This initiative involves the construction of two furnaces, boasting a colossal annual production capacity of 330,000 tonnes. By 2025, this state-of-the-art facility will be fully operational, setting new benchmarks in glass manufacturing excellence.
Empowering Growth in Turkey: Transformative Ventures on the Horizon
Şişecam’s vision extends to its homeland, Turkey, where transformative growth initiatives are taking shape:
- Eskisehir Plant Enhancement: A fifth furnace investment is underway, enhancing glass packaging capabilities and increasing capacity by a remarkable 155,000 tons annually.
- Innovative Facilities in Mersin: Mersin will witness the rise of a new frosted glass furnace and energy glass processing plant, with a robust annual production capacity of 400,000 tonnes. This cutting-edge facility is set to reach its full potential by 2024-2025, marking a significant milestone in Şişecam’s journey.
- Dedicated Auto Glass Production: A brand-new flat glass furnace, designed exclusively for auto glass production, will join Şişecam’s arsenal. With an annual production capacity of 200,000 tonnes, this facility embodies innovation and efficiency.
- Expanding the Flat Glass Line: Şişecam’s commitment to excellence shines through with the addition of a frosted glass furnace, augmenting the company’s flat glass line by 244,000 tons annually. This expansion further solidifies Şişecam’s position as an industry leader.
A Vision for Tomorrow: Over 1.3 Million Tonnes Operational by 2025
The cumulative impact of these strategic endeavors will yield an incremental capacity exceeding 1.3 million tonnes per year. This transformative journey will culminate between 2023 and 2025, underlining Şişecam’s dedication to shaping the future of the glass industry.
Securing the Foundation: Strategic Investments in Mining
In 2023, Şişecam made significant strides in ensuring a sustainable future. Investments in the mining sector were announced, reinforcing the company’s raw material supply chain. These strategic moves pave the way for seamless operations in Şişecam’s new flat glass and frosted glass ventures in Mersin, fortifying the company’s foundation for years to come.
Source: Şişecam with additional information added by Apazone