[WorldKings – World Almanac Event 2022] 115th anniversary of establishment of AGC Inc. (September 8, 1907 – September 8, 2022)

08-09-2022

(Worldkings.org) AGC is the world's largest glass company. AGC is one of the largest flat glass producing companies in the world, owning Glaverbel glass plants across Europe and AFG Industries in North America.

 

 

AGC Inc., formerly Asahi Glass Co., Ltd., is a Japanese global glass manufacturing company, headquartered in Tokyo. It is the largest glass company in the world and one of the core Mitsubishi companies.

The company is listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the TOPIX and Nikkei 225 stock indices.

Asahi Glass was founded on 8 September 1907 by Toshiya Iwasaki, the second son of the second president of the original Mitsubishi zaibatsu. It was the first Japanese producer of sheet glass. Asahi Glass Co. is one of the largest flat glass producing companies in the world, owning Glaverbel glass plants across Europe and AFG Industries in North America.

Its main areas of production are: Automotive glass and industrial material, Bio-technology and environment, Commodity and performance chemicals, Display glass (including Dragontrail smartphone displays), Electronic materials and products, Flat glass and construction material, Optics and telecommunication.

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