PLASTICS and PACKAGING
There are many producers operating in plastics and rubber industry in Konya, employing more than 9.000 people.
Firms in this sector mainly operate in PVC door, windows and parts used for the production of such items, as well as all kinds of plastic packages, construction equipment and rubber based products.
Two major firms of national scale in Selçuklu province and the town of Ladik.
Leading firms in plastic package production operate in Konya as well as major plastic irrigation equipment producing firms
The sector increases its share in total production and exports.
According to Turkish Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges 344 firms operate in this sector, holding 8 % of firms and 9 % of employment in production.