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Asahi Glass Co., Ltd. Company Profile
Asahi Glass Company (AGC) shatters the conventional image of glassmakers. The world's #1 maker of flat glass also claims the top spot in automotive glass, plasma display panel substrates, and fluorinated resins. Glass for construction, solar, automotive, and other applications account for half of AGC's overall sales. The company's Electronics and Display division makes high-purity silicon carbide, electronic components, and synthetic quartz glass for semiconductors and glass substrates, and its Chemicals unit makes soda ash, caustic soda, and other specialty chemicals. Subsidiaries include US-based AGC America and AGC Glass Europe. It operates mainly in the Asia/Pacific region as well as the US and Europe.
Contact Information
Address: 1-12-1, Yurakucho, Chiyoda-ku
Tokyo 100-8405, Japan
Phone:+81-3-3218-5741
Fax:+81-3-3218-7815
Financial Highlights
Fiscal Year End:December
Revenue (2013):12542.70 M
Revenue Growth (1 yr):(-9.50%)
Employees (2013):51,448
Employee Growth (1 yr):3.00%
Key People
President and CEO: Kazuhiko Ishimura
Executive Officer: Tetsuo Tatsuno
Senior Executive Officer: Yoshinori Hirai
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