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The special coating technology developed by AGC recently for automotive glass has cleared the reliability evaluation required and also achieved unprecedented solar control and heat insulation performance. Click here to read more.
The war between Russia and Ukraine has put lives — and businesses — on hold. Belron, which owns and operates Safelite AutoGlass and Safelite Solutions in the U.S., operates glass services under Carglass® in one location in Ukraine. In November … Continue reading
Import Glass Corporation (IGC), and automotive glass distributor with 19 locations throughout the U.S., has opened its newest location in Opa Locka, Fla., to service all of South Florida. The company says it offers a full line of OEM and … Continue reading
The Belron group and AGC Automotive Europe (AGC) signed a franchise agreement covering the AGC vehicle glass repair and replacement (VGRR) operations in Poland and Czech Republic. AGC currently operates 37 VGRR locations in Poland under the NordGlass brand and … Continue reading
AGC Glass Company North America has notified the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration that “certain rear privacy glass manufactured as replacement glass for certain model year (MY) 2013-2017 Jeep Compass motor vehicles does not fully comply with Federal Motor Vehicle … Continue reading
Forbes recently released its 2017 Global 2000 list of the world’s biggest public companies. The list features several firms within the automotive glass industry, including Saint-Gobain and Fuyao Glass. In the report, a company’s sales, profit, assets and market value … Continue reading
The AGC Asahi Glass Co., Ltd., announced November 10 a reorganization that will result in the abolition of one of its companies and the creation of two new ones. Continue reading
AGC announced it plans to invest approximately 16 billion Japanese yen (approximately $152.6 million USD) to PT Asahimas Flat Glass Tbk (AMG), one of AGC’s consolidated subsidiaries in Indonesia, and will set up a new float glass furnace in the … Continue reading
AGC recently held a groundbreaking ceremony for its new automotive glass plant in Villa de Reyes, San Luis Potosi, Mexico. Continue reading
Asahi Glass Co., parent company to AGC Automotive Americas, announced fiscal-year net sales for its glass division of $6.5 billion in U.S. dollars (¥667.3 billion in Yen), compared to $5.5 billion U.S. dollars (¥564.6 billion in Yen) in the same period of 2012.
AGC announced it is establishing a new laminated automotive glass plant in Mexico, which is scheduled to start operations in early 2016. The new plant will be located in San Luis Potosi, Mexico, and will produce glass for approximately 750,000 vehicles a year.
AGC’s new glass plant in Brazil has started production of glass at the industrial glass complex in Guaratinguetá, São Paulo State, Brazil. AGC Glass Brazil will now produce architectural glass, mirrors and automotive glass, according to company officials. Continue reading