Created in Japan in 1907, Asahi Glass was created to meet the domestic demand for flat glass.
The Japanese word Asahi means the moment when the sun rises. Accompanied by an entire symbolism, it represents the opportunity to start over, to do things differently and innovate every day.
After more than 110 years of history, Asahi Glass has expanded around the world and conquered new business areas, becoming AGC Inc. Japanese multinational, headquartered in Tokyo, global leader in the segments in which it operates and a reference in innovation.
The AGC Group solves everyday challenges with its unique solutions, exploiting resources and expertise cultivated over a century-old history of technological innovation, and creating new value in its businesses.
All types of glass used in residential, commercial, corporate and industrial applications.
Glass for means of transport, such as cars, trucks, trains, subways, etc.
Chemical components used by the Chemical Industry in the composition of various products, such as chlorine, fabrics, cosmetics, coatings, among others.
Serves leading technology companies
AGC itself produces the refractories of its furnaces around the world
Shaping the future with innovation
The world is changing fast: greener and smarter cities, advanced connectivity and new mobility models. By reinventing its products and continually improving what they can do, AGC ensures that its solutions are a central part of triggering technological revolutions.
The AGC Group has three Research and Development Centers located in Japan, the United States and Belgium.
All this investment in innovation led AGC to become the company with the highest number of patents in the flat glass segment.