EPD document prepared for Asaş PVC Profile with registration number S-P-04797 has been registered and published in EPD Turkey and The International EPD System. Registered EPD document applies to all global markets.
PVC Profile Production Facilities; It was established in Akyazı, Sakarya in 1997 within the body of ASAŞ in order to meet the growing demand for high quality products in Turkey and the world market. PVC Profile and Shutter production facilities located in the same campus continue their activities on an area of 60.000 m², 30.000 m² of which is closed. The facility serves with an annual production capacity of 35,000 tons of PVC profiles. In ASAŞ PVC Profile Production Facilities, only European origin raw materials are used. PVC window profiles manufactured in ASAŞ include white and coloured profiles, where a percentage of the latter are laminated.
These special mixture recipes used in production is acrylic-based, resistant to different climatic conditions and impacts, and is an environmentally friendly material with lead-free calcium zinc and low calcite content.
PVC Profiles are mainly made of Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) known as the most valuable raw material within the chemical industry. Products may also contain other raw materials such as acrylic impact modifiers, stabilizers and calcium carbonate.
The use of PVC is predominant in the home construction industry. It is regularly used as a replacement or alternative to metal pipes and in many applications where corrosion can compromise functionality and increase maintenance costs. In addition to residential applications, PVC is routinely used for municipal, industrial, military and commercial projects.
Based on its stable financial growth trend since its establishment in 1990, ASAŞ is one of the leading manufacturers in Europe and exports to more than 90 countries across 6 continents. With over 3000 employees, ASAŞ provides services for its clients at its Aluminium Extrusion Profile, Aluminium Composite Panel, Aluminium Flat Rolled Products, PVC Profile and Roller Shutter production facilities which are located in a total of 923.000 m² area, of which 300.000 m² is enclosed, in Turkey. Company offers the advantage of keeping all processes under control both in terms of quality & cost and getting service from a single point with its fully integrated manufacturing facilities which combines all the production functions that customers needed in the supply chain. ASAS GmbH, sub company of ASAŞ, serves as a logistics and service center with 72.793m² closed area in neighboring Koblenz city of Neuwied, Germany.
Passion of “Adding Value” to every job it does, the sector and the society in which it operates and sustainability is at the heart of ASAŞ’s business philosophy. Corporate social responsibility projects are carried out with this philosophy to strengthen the society. ASAŞART, which is positioned as an “Art Production Center, operates as a learning+ sharing+ designing+ production platform that brings art and design students together with academics and professionals. Within ASAŞART, special projects are developed to support young talents in their art carrier; aluminium sculpture contest, training programs with universities, international workshops and art exhibitions are organized. Children are at the center of ASAS’ corporate social responsibility projects. Company established ASAS Basketball Club so as to support children to be successful individuals in the future with sports as well as social and educational activities.
ASAŞ positions itself as a solution partner with a passion of trying to foresee the future trends by following the innovations and always offering the best for its customers by investing in technology. Therefore, while making investments company adopts the principles of “continuous investment in sustainability, technology, integration and innovation” to always serve its customers better. With this perspective, company established the first R & D Center in aluminium sector in Turkey. Alloy development, process development and product development studies are carried out under the umbrella of R&D Center. Company develops projects to use its resources more efficiently and grows with environment friendly investments. Besides these, ASAŞ takes part in international projects to contribute the development of new processes that helps to minimize the environmental impact of the production processes and increase the energy efficiency.
ASAŞ produces wide range of value-added products for various sectors like automotive, railway, commercial vehicles, energy, packaging, construction, consumer products, maritime etc. worldwide. Finished and semi-finished products are produced to meet its customers’ needs in their own projects. Besides this, the company enrich its knowledge in the field of production with design & product development studies and offers its high-quality products to the market under its own brands. Aluminium architectural systems (door, window, and curtain wall systems), aluminum composite panels, u-PVC door and window systems, aluminum design products (aluminum flag and lighting poles, aluminum furniture etc.), roller shutter systems, garage doors and motor control systems are product groups that the company sells with its own brand.