KASAD Cartonboard Packaging Manufacturers Association
KASAD Cartonboard Packaging Manufacturers Association was established in 1991. KASAD represents over 80% of the folding carton sector with 87 members from 61 folding carton producers and 64 members from 40 of their most important suppliers. In total, the association has 151 members from 101 different companies. Although the majority of the members are from İstanbul, KASAD members span 12 different cities:; İstanbul, Ankara, İzmir, Tekirdağ, Bursa, Kocaeli, Sakarya, Manisa, Adana, Gaziantep, Konya and Karaman. It also has one member from Austria.
The Association’s main objectives are: to create cooperation and unity within their members; to hold activities that aims to aid with their members’ knowledge in the sector; and to improve the folding carton sector. These activities include, but are not limited to, symposiums, seminars, conferences, etc. Also, the Association aims to promote and inform the public of the folding carton, which is a modern, sustainable and non-polluting packaging material, and to work on increasing its usage.