SODA AND CHROMIUMCHEMICALS PRODUCER
NEW AND HIGH VALUEADDED PRODUCTS
BY PRODUCINGITS OWN ENERGY
The group produces soda products at its plants in Turkey, Bosnia Herzegovina and Bulgaria, meeting domestic demand in Turkey and occupying an important position in international markets.
With its Tankrom brand, Soda Sanayii A.Ş. is the world's leading basic chromium sulfate producer, with plants in Turkey and Italy producing chromium chemicals. The biggest sodium bichromate and chromic acid producer in the world, the company supplies its high-quality products to numerous businesses such as leather, wood treatment, metal surface treatment, and pigment production.
Camiş Madencilik AŞ produces industrial raw materials required by the glass and ceramics industries, and continues its operations in 70 mining areas and at 18 raw material preparation and enrichment plants in Turkey, Bosna Herzegovina and Egypt.
Cam Elyaf Sanayii AŞ producing reinforcement material for the GRP industry and serving wind turbine blades, interior and exterior automotive parts, engineering plastics, maritime, industrial applications, and construction sectors.
Oxyvit Kimya Sanayii ve Ticaret AŞ is Şişecam’s joint venture company with Cromital S.p.A. of Italy, and produces Vitamin K3 and derivatives, which are high added-value products used in the feed industry and in premix production, as well as sodium metabisulfite products used in food and textile industries.
Şişecam Chemicals aims to become one of the leading companies in all the sectors it operates in, following and implementing the best practices of the industry from production processes to environmental management.
Initiated by Soda Sanayii A.Ş. in 2007, the “Kazanlı Project” aims at the preservation of the endangered caretta caretta and chelonian mydas turtles
Soda Sanayii AŞ was established.
Cam Elyaf Sanayii AŞ was established with the purpose of manufacturing glass tissue.
Cam Elyaf Sanayii AŞ acquired know-how from NGF Japan, and began production of glass-fiber reinforced materials.
Soda Sanayii AŞ began producing soda ash.
Roving production started at Cam Elyaf Sanayii A.Ş.
Kromsan Krom Bileşikleri Plant was established.
Cam Elyaf Sanayii A.Ş. started production of polyester resin with the license from SAVID SpA.
Kromsan Krom Bileşikleri Plant was commissioned.
Kromsan Krom Bileşikleri Plant merged with Soda Sanayii AŞ.
Camiş Madencilik AŞ was established.
Soda plant acquired TS-ISO 9002 KGS certification.
The support center at the Tuzla plant began offering improvement and technical support services regarding chromium chemicals.
Oxyvit Kimya Sanayii ve Ticaret AŞ was founded as a partnership of Şişecam and Cromital SpA of Italy.
The first phase of the two-phase extension project of Soda Sanayii A.Ş.’s Soda Plant was commissioned, increasing the production of soda ash.
The chromic acid production plant was commissioned by Kromsan Krom Bileşikleri.
A limestone/dolomite grinding plant was established at Mersin Organized Industrial Site.
The shares of Soda Sanayii AŞ were successfully offered to the public on the Istanbul Stock Exchange.
Soda Sanayii AŞ Soda Plant voluntarily signed the “Triple Commitment.”
Şişecam (Shanghai) Trading Co. Ltd. was founded in Shanghai to become the center for the Far East operations of the Chemicals Group.
Soda Sanayii AŞ signed an equal-share partnership deal with Cromital, a local chromium chemicals producer in Italy.
Lukavac Soda Plant (FSL), a soda producer founded in Bosnia-Herzegovina’s Tuzla Canton in 1893 was acquired.
Soda Sanayii AŞ acquired 83 percent of İşbank’s shares in Asmaş Ağır Sanayi Makineleri AŞ.
Dost Gaz Depolama AŞ was founded with 84.94-percent partnership of Soda Sanayii AŞ.
The remaining 50 percent of Cromital SpA shares were acquired and Soda Sanayii AŞ became the sole owner of the company.
Soda Sanayii AŞ Chromic Acid, White Sodium Sulfate and Oxygen Plant was commissioned.
Camiş Madencilik AŞ completed the investment for the 1st Line of the Karabük Kuvars Kumu Hazırlama Plant, and the line was commissioned in December 2013.
Asmaş was sold on July 15, 2014
Soda Lukavac Plant in Bosnia Herzegovina reached a capacity of 500.000 tons/year with the additional capacity investments.
The New Steam Boiler was put into operation at the Soda Lukavac Plant in Bosnia Herzegovina.
Oxyvit Kimya Sanayii ve Ticaret A.Ş was completely acquired and Soda Sanayii AŞ became the sole owner of the company.
Under sole ownership of Soda Sanayii A.Ş., an investment for a new and modern glass fiber is underway in Balıkesir. The facility is expected to start its operations in the second half of 2018.