Manufactures flat glass, electronic materials, chemical products and ceramics
Asahi Glass Co., Ltd. engages in glass, chemicals, and ceramics businesses. Its operations are carried out through the following segments: Glass, Electronics, Chemicals, and Others. The Glass segment provides glass for glazing, decorative glass, and special-purpose glass such as flat glass for construction, industrial-use processed glass, and automotive glass. The Electronics segment offers glass for display panels, optical thin film products, optoelectronic materials, synthetic quartz products, glass frit and paste, semiconductor components, and lighting products. The Chemicals segment handles chlor-alkali and urethane products, and fluorinated resins. The Others segment includes ceramic products. The company was founded by Toshiya Iwasaki on September 8, 1907 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.