Şişecam Group reported consolidated net sales of TL7.4 billion ($2.59 billion) and a net profit of TL805 million ($282.4 million) for the full-year 2015.

The group's total investments were TL1.1 billion ($386 million) in the same period.

Şişecam Group, a global actor in business fields including all main areas of glass industry such as flat glass, tableware, glass packaging and glass fibre, as well as soda and chromium chemicals, generated total sales revenue of around TL7.4 billion in 2015.

In the same period, Şişecam, a group with manufacturing activities in 13 countries in three continents and sales in all over the world, produced 4.2 million tons of glass, 2.2 million tons of soda and 3.6 million tons of industrial raw materials at its domestic and overseas facilities.

Prof. Dr. Ahmet Kırman, Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, said "The share of our international sales representing the total amount of exports from Turkey and sales from overseas production was 51% in our consolidated sales.

"As a result of the increased capacity utilisation rates of the production facilities, consolidated EBITDA volume was TL1.7 billion ($596.5 million) as of the end of 2015.”

Şişecam reported total investments of TL1.1 billion and the group’s international sales were approximately US$1.3 billion in 2015.

"Our aim is to further strengthen our financial structure so that the group continues to grow consistently in the future. We are committed to optimising our production facilities at an increased pace, while continuing to optimise costs through efficient methods.

"We are constantly evaluating the policies to be followed for sustainable and profitable growth and operational excellence, taking into consideration the general outlook of the global economy, as well as the geographical areas where we operate," Kırman noted.