SASA has a strong technical infrastructure with its R&D Center established in 2002 and certified by the Ministry of Industry and Technology in 2018 along with its manufacturing experience and knowledge gained over fifty years.

SASA has high-tech polymer, fiber and yarn production facilities and laboratories performing chemical and physical analysis equipped with high-tech devices that serve these product ranges, R&D and P&D activities.

SASA has achieved many firsts in manufacturing with its strong corporate structure. SASA managed to obtain the patents being the first PET bottle & feeding bottle, first PET resin, first phthalate-free plasticizer, first colored fiber, first biodegradable polymer manufacturer and first PET bottle recycling facility in Turkey.

SASA has determined the fundamentals of its R&D Strategy as making a difference with innovative products, creating new markets, being the pioneer and leader in its sector and maintaining this situation. In line with our Sustainability Principles, our R&D and P&D team has created and continues to develop many innovative products that are included in a wide product segmentation that will be evaluated within the main product groups. Our innovative products include the following:

  • Black Fiber
  • Flame-Retardant Polyester (FR)
  • Cationic-Dyeable Polyester
  • Low-Melt Point Polyester
  • Hydrolysis Resistant Polyester
  • Water-Soluble Polyester
  • Polyethylene Naphthalate (PEN)
  • Polyester Fiber Suitable for Food Contact
  • Polyester Fiber Suitable for Vortex Spinning Technology
  • Polyester Fiber with High Shrinkage Ratio, Alternative to Acrylic Fiber Used in High-Density Yarn Production
  • Flame-Retardant Plasticizer
  • Flame-Retardant Antimony Free (Sb-free) Polyester
  • Biodegradable Polyester

Sustainable Product Stewardship