1973
Story of “Korozo” Brand
The word ‘Korozo’ comes from the seeds of a palm tree grown in the rainforests of South America widely used as the raw material for making buttons. As one of the first industrial companies in the newly-established Turkey, Korozo Düğme Fabrikası Ltd. began mass producing buttons in 1934. In 1973, Korozo was acquired by the Duvenyaz family and began manufacturing flexible packaging at its factory in the Sefaköy district of Istanbul.
1981
Launch of KOROPLAST Brand
Turkey’s first garbage and freezer bags were launched the Koroplast brand
1990
Export Sales
Korozo began to supply overseas markets with packaging products
1992
Investment
The company invested in flexible packaging production
1994
ISO 9001 Certificate
Korozo obtained an ISO 9001 Certificate – the first company in the Turkish packaging industry to achieve this quality industry accreditation.
2001
Acquisition
Acquisition of Saf Plastic from Huhtamaki Group
2002
New Office
Sales and distribution office opened in Germany
2004
Joint Venture
Partnership established with Korsini family
2004
New Office
Further export success lead to a new office opening in UK
2006
New Horizons
Received new invesments for production of hygiene components
2007
Sedex Membership
Korozo was admitted as a member of Sedex
2008
New Office
Rapid expansion into Europe continued with a new office opening in France
2011
Global Compact Treaty Membership
Korozo signed up to the Global Compact Treaty.
2014
Capacity Expansion
Hygiene components manufacturing started in Çerkezköy and home consumables production began in Esenyurt factories.
2015
Turquality Accreditation
Korozo was approved for Turquality accreditation
2016
Presence in European Free Trade Zone
Europe's largest integrated production facilty at Corlu started operating
2017
Actera Partnership
New partnership was established with Turkey's biggest private equity group
2018
Korsini acquisition
2019
VitraPack Belgium Acquisition
  • 1973
    Story of “Korozo” Brand
  • 1981
    Launch of KOROPLAST Brand
  • 1990
    Export Sales
  • 1992
    Investment
  • 1994
    ISO 9001 Certificate
  • 2001
    Acquisition
  • 2002
    New Office
  • 2004
    Joint Venture
  • 2004
    New Office
  • 2006
    New Horizons
  • 2007
    Sedex Membership
  • 2008
    New Office
  • 2011
    Global Compact Treaty Membership
  • 2014
    Capacity Expansion
  • 2015
    Turquality Accreditation
  • 2016
    Presence in European Free Trade Zone
  • 2017
    Actera Partnership
  • 2018
    Korsini acquisition
  • 2019
    VitraPack Belgium Acquisition
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