Bozüyük, Bilecik, Turkey
5 million pieces of ceramic sanitaryware, 3 million faucets, 2.5 million bathroom accessories and 20.1 million square meters of tiles are produced here yearly. Established in 1977 but completely overhauled in 1995, this mega complex is one of the world’s top sanitaryware production facilities in capacity, technology and quality. Advanced technology includes: high-pressure casting, rapid-drying moulds, fettling robots in casting shops and barcode follow-up. The Bozüyük tile plant produces wall and floor tiles, porcelain floor tiles, swimming pool products and complementary pieces, while an adjoining factory produces bathroom accessories, shower systems and faucets.
Tuzla, Istanbul, Turkey
Established in 1991, this tile factory produces the entire mosaic range for VitrA, as well as glass tiles, decorated tiles and complementary pieces, with 3.35 million square meters of tiles produced here annually.
Gebze, Kocaeli, Turkey
VitrA is the first brand to offer acrylic bathtubs produced in Turkey, and since it opened in 1991 the Gebze plant has grown considerably. Now 350,000 acrylic bathroom pieces – including acrylic bathtubs, whirlpools, shower trays, shower systems, compact systems and walk-in shower units – are produced here yearly.
VitrA’s most recently opened ceramic sanitaryware production facility is in the Russian town of Serpukhov. The new ceramic sanitary ware plant has an annual capacity of 250 thousand large pieces. The tile plant in Serpukhov produces mosaic, porcelain and wall tiles at a total annual production capacity of 3.2 million square meters.
Rheinland Pfalz, Germany
Engers Keramik joined the Eczacıbaşı Building Products Division in 2006. A well- established player in the German tile market with a history dating back to 1911, Engers produces 2,300,000 m2 of highly fashionable wall tiles. www.engerskeramik.de
Merzig - Mettach, Germany / La Ferté-Gaucher, France
In 2007, Eczacıbaşı's Building Products Division acquired a 51% share of V&B Fliesen, the tile division of Villeroy&Boch, one of the world's oldest and best-known ceramic brands. V&B Fliesen produces 10,000,000 m2 of ceramic and porcelain floor tiles annually at its two tile plants in Germany (Merzig and Mettlach) and plant in France (La Ferté-Gaucher). www.villeroy-boch.com
Schmallenberg - Greding - Allmenrod Lauterbach, Germany / Nogent-le-Roi, France
In 2008, Eczacıbaşı's Building Products Division became the majority shareholder of Burgbad, the market leader in European luxury bathroom furniture market. Burgbad has an annual production capacity of 250,000 modules at its three production facilities in Germany (Schmallenberg, Greding and Allmenrod Lauterbach) and plant in France (Nogent-le-Roi). www.burgbad.de
Tuzla, Istanbul, Turkey
Starting from January 1st, 2010, the production of Intema Mutfak branded kitchen furnitures has been a part of Eczacıbaşı Building Products Division. www.intemamutfak.com.tr