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

1996
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 Expansio

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
2019
New Office

Sales and distribution office opened in Russia

2020
Production Begins at Çorlu B Factory
  • 1973
    Story of “Korozo” Brand
  • 1981
    Launch of KOROPLAST Brand
  • 1990
    Export Sales
  • 1992
    Investment
  • 1996
    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 Expansio
  • 2015
    Turquality Accreditation
  • 2016
    Presence in European Free Trade Zone
  • 2017
    Actera Partnership
  • 2018
    Korsini acquisition
  • 2019
    VitraPack Belgium Acquisition
  • 2019
    New Office
  • 2020
    Production Begins at Çorlu B Factory