In 1966, Şişecam produced its first automobile glass at its Çayırova plant. The Company went on to launch production operations at its Lüleburgaz facility in 1993. Şişecam undertakes the most qualified projects in automotive glass, encapsulated glass, and glass for light and heavy-duty commercial vehicles. The Company takes part in a wide range of projects as primary design partner to the automotive industry with its operations in this area. Şişecam has integrated the world's most advanced production technologies in its manufacturing park with investments focused upon its clients' long-term projects.
As Turkey's largest automotive glass producer, and a sector leader, Şişecam delivers world-class products to automobile manufacturers nationwide, while serving as a supplier for Europe's leading auto manufacturers. Şişecam’s clients in the automotive industry include Audi, Bentley, BMW, Dacia, Daimler, Ford, Honda, Hyundai, Lada, MAN, Nissan, Renault, Rolls Royce, Seat, Skoda, Stellantis, Volkswagen, among others.
Since the launch of its automotive glass operations, Şişecam has focused on improving product and process quality, adopting advanced quality control systems (inspection), utilizing unique automation applications, boosting worker productivity, engaging in new product development, and meeting its occupational safety and environmental responsibilities. In addition, Şişecam has recorded significant advancements in these strategic focus areas.
Şişecam offers sequential and JIT (just-in-time) deliveries to the plants of key automotive industry clients with production locations in seven countries.