Manufacturing adequate for the entire humanity with 8 billion products per year
Distinguished with its innovative products and R&D projects, Sem Plastics is celebrating its 41st anniversary in its industry. Sem continues its journey, initially taken at a small machine shop 41 years before now, as a global brand manufacturing approx. 8 billion products per year currently.
The story of Sem began with the manufacturing of spare parts for agricultural machinery at a small machine shop by as undertaken by its founder, Namık Kemal Eroğlu. In 1896, Sem proceeded with the manufacturing of disposable food packaging where it now keeps leading the industry.
Introducing disposable food packaging to the Turkish plastics industry as the brand of the firsts, Sem continues its journey, initially taken with the manufacturing of disposable glass, with a variety of products up to 500 such as plastic glasses, cutlery, ice cream boxes, ayran glasses, yoghurt boxes etc. In a year’s time, Sem is capable of manufacturing products enough for the entire humanity thanks to approx. 8 billion products. In addition to its Headquarters based in Istanbul, Sem Plastics continues operating at its 20 thousand sq. m. plant located in Silivri and 8 thousand 500 sq. m. plant located in Malatya. In 2008, Sem Plastics also put a manufacturing plant into operation in Palestine as a role model for peace and regional development.
Becoming a global brand with the sense of manufacturing open to innovations and technology, Sem has positioned itself as a company preferred by many world-renowned organizations from food chains to giant airlines. Sem, pioneering the sustainable environment and recycling, has been honored with a multitude of awards in and out of Turkey with this feature of the company.