Founded in 1942, Eczacıbaşı is a prominent Turkish industrial group with 48 companies, over 12,750 employees and a combined net turnover of EUR 2.8 billion in 2016.
Eczacıbaşı’s core sectors are building products, consumer products and healthcare. Additionally, the Group is active in finance, information technology, welding technology, mining, and property development. In Turkey, Eczacıbaşı is the leader in most of its businesses with some of the most effective distribution networks in the country. Globally, Eczacıbaşı has established itself among the world’s top providers of bathroom and tiling solutions for homes and commercial venues with its VitrA, Burgbad, Villeroy and Boch (Tiles), and Engers brands. It is also a major exporter of tissue paper, welding electrodes, electronic smart cards and industrial raw materials such as clay and feldspar.
The Eczacıbaşı Group’s mission is to be a pioneer of modern lifestyles that are healthy, high quality and sustainable. Accordingly, the Group encourages each of its companies to surpass established standards and raise consumer benchmarks of product and service quality.