Oxyvit Kimya, Şişecam's business engaged in the production of value-added fine chemicals, operates at Mersin-Tarsus Organized Industrial Zone. Oxyvit Kimya introduced a new technology, never available previously, to Turkey with its Vitamin K3 production. Worldwide, only a handful of companies own Vitamin K3 production technology.
Şişecam has also produced and sold sodium metabisulfite and sodium bisulfite since 2007. Utilized in a wide variety of sectors – including food, textiles, mining, construction chemicals, water treatment and leather – these two products are exported mainly to Europe, as well as to the USA, Canada, North Africa, Asia and the Middle East. Some 70% of sodium metabisulfite and sodium bisulfite sales are to overseas markets, while 30% is sold domestically.
Oxyvit Kimya holds Fami-QS, ISO 9001: 2008 Quality, ISO 14001 Environment and OHSAS 18001 Occupational Health and Safety, ISO 50001 Energy Efficiency and Kosher certifications.
Sodium metabisulfite (SMBS) is a white/creamy water soluble chemical. Its chemical formula is Na2S2O5, an inorganic compound made up of sodium, sulfur and oxygen. Sodium metabisulfite is used in many industries, such as food, textiles, mining, wastewater treatment, and paper.