The leading coated cardboard producer in Turkey and the 4th biggest in Europe
Kartonsan was founded in 1967 as the “first” private producer of coated cardboards in Turkey, under challenging market conditions at a time when paper production was a state-controlled business. Having begun its production in 1970, Kartonsan, today, is the leading coated cardboard producer in Turkey and the 4thbiggest in Europe. According to data gathered in 2015, Kartonsan commands a 31% share of the coated cardboard market in Turkey.
Production power supported by expertise, experience and technology, as well as strong corporate competencies and efficient human resources are among the most important factors and the founding principles for Kartonsan, which shape its pathway and competitive structure.
Taking part in millions ofconsumers lives with its products,Kartonsan is a brand that sets itself apart from its national and international competitors with its superior customer satisfaction based on uncompromising quality standards as well as its production, trade and logistics capacity.
Economical, environmental and social sustainability are the cornerstones of Kartonsans strategy
As a responsible producer, Kartonsan invests in the future of society and ecosystem and shares the created value with all of its stakeholders. At Kartonsan, economical, environmental and social sustainability is accepted as the formula for a long-term healthy and profitable performance. Kartonsan, operating within the scope of Integrated Management System, accepts the protection of the environment as a basic concept within the scope of its economical and commercial activities.
Kartonsan recycles up to 99% of its paper in the coated cardboard production process, whilst employing the latest modern techniques to purify and re-use the waste water produced from its facilities. Kartonsan also produces its own energy and utilizes turbine exhaust gases effectively to produce steam.
Pak Group is Kartonsans principal shareholder
Kartonsan shares trade on the BIST National Market under the KARTN ticker and its principal shareholder is Pak Group, which holds a 75.21% stake in Kartonsan.Pak Group is a conglomerate consisting of 19 companies operating in the fields of food,packaging,coated cardboards and real estate.
Detailed information regarding Kartonsan shareholding structure is presented on Investor Relations.