1994

Polibak, Polibak was founded by Cem Bakioğlu and started BOPP production in Izmir in 1994.

1995

First metallization machine was commissioned. A project was signed for the second BOPP line upon increasing demands.

1996

Second BOPP line was commissioned. Also, the first small slitting machine was commissioned.

1997

Second metallization machine started production. Same year, CPP film supply was started with the first CPP line.

2004

Third line was commissioned in February.

2005

Third metallization machine was commissioned in November in the new plant area

2008

Projects for the fourth BOPP line and fourth metallization machine were signed.

2009

Fourth BOPP line was commissioned at the end of 2009. Total BOPP capacity was increased to 80.000 tons/year. Fourth metallization machine was commissioned at the end of same year. Annual total capacity was increased to 15.000 tons/year with the addition of that metallization machine.

2013

A building site having an area of 84.000 m2 was purchased for prospective purposes. Investment projects of 5th BOPP line and two additional metallization units were signed.

2014

Investments of 5th BOPP line and two additional metallization units are started.

2015

The 5th BOPP line and two additional metallization units have become operational increasing the total production capacity to 130.000 tons/year. Polibak was awarded with Category A Award for Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) Operational Excellence. Polibak is the first and the only company among BOPP Film Manufacturers to receive Award for Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) Operational Excellence.

2018

Projects for the sixth BOPP line were signed.

2019

  • Polibak, became a member of Ceflex in January 2019.
  • The projects of the 7th metallized machine, which was scheduled for the beginning of  March 2020, were signed in the first quarter of 2019.
  • Sixth BOPP line was commissioned on May 28, 2019. Polibak launched the first 10.4 m wide 5 layers BOPP line in Europe which brought an additional capacity of 50.000 tons/year and increased its total nameplate capacity to 180.000 tons/year.

2020

TSE Covid-19 safe production certificate was granted.

2021

  • The I-REC zero-carbon green electricity certificate was received, proving that the energy used in production is generated from 100% renewable sources.
  • The ISCC Plus Certificate (International Sustainability Carbon Certificate) was received with zero non-compliance.
  • The 8th Metallized Line was commissioned in May.
  • In line with the sustainability goals, a step was taken to become a member of the Sustainable Packaging Coalition (SPC).