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Asahi Glass Co., Ltd. manufactures and sells glass, electronics, chemicals, and ceramics/other products worldwide. The company offers flat glass products, including float glass, insulating glass units, polished wired glass, tempered glass, and mirrors for use in construction; and laminated, low-E insulating, heat-resistant tempered, and figured glass for use in industrial units. It also provides automotive glass, such as UV and IR cut, privacy, acoustic, laminated side window, water-repellent door, and electro-thermal defogging glass products; printed and embedded DTV glass antennas; module assembly windows, glass for head-up display; and heated coated and heated wire windshields, as well as tempered and laminated automotive glass. In addition, it offers glass for TFT-LCD displays; electronic materials comprising synthetic fused silica glass, low thermal expansion glass, synthetic quartz crystal, alkali-free glass, silicon carbide components, photosensitive dielectric materials, CMP slurry, and glass powders and pastes; and reflectors, integrator lenses, cover glass for LCDs, digital camera materials, optical planar devices, glass substrates for HDDs, aspherical glass lens, and fuel cell components. Further, the company provides chemical products consisting of chlor-alkali/urethane products, and fluorine chemical/specialty products, as well as glass substrates for photovoltaic modules. Additionally, it offers information technology application services; refractories and fine ceramics; fluorinated coatings; and flooring materials, as well as provides factoring and insurance brokerage services. The company is also involved in warehousing and transportation services; undertaking surveys, research and development, consulting, and dispatch of engineering staff; cleaning of buildings, gardening, and tree planting; recycling of waste; and management and administration of port facilities. Asahi Glass Co., Ltd. was founded in 1907 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

50,852 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/30/16
Founded in 1907

asahi glass co ltd (5201) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President, Represent...
Total Annual Compensation: ¥93.0M
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

asahi glass co ltd (5201) Key Developments

Asahi Glass Co. Ltd. Releases Chemically Strengthened Glass for Mobile Devices

Asahi Glass Co. Ltd. (AGC) has released a new lineup of its Dragontrail series of chemically strengthened glass used globally in smartphones and tablets. Called Dragontrail Pro, the new line features a rounded edge with improved strength, and will help enable a wider range of more smartphones.

Asahi Glass Co. Ltd. Presents at Mizuho Investment Conference - Tokyo, Sep-12-2016

Asahi Glass Co. Ltd. Presents at Mizuho Investment Conference - Tokyo, Sep-12-2016 . Venue: Prince Park Tower Hotel, 4-8-1, Shibakoen, Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-8563, Japan.

Asahi Glass Co. Ltd. Reports Earnings Results for the First Half of 2016; Revised Earnings Guidance for the Full Year 2016

Asahi Glass Co. Ltd. reported earnings results for the first half of 2016. For the first half, bet sales were JPY 624.9 billion, down JPY 33.6 billion year-on-year. While there were such positives, such as an increase in the selling prices of architectural glass and an increase in automotive glass shipments, sales declined due to a greater impact of the appreciation of the yen and the price decline of LCD glass substrates. Operating profit was JPY 39.9 billion, up JPY 5.7 billion year-on-year. While there were continued impact of the volume decline and price decline in the LCD glass substrates, operating profit increased due to higher prices for architectural glass in Europe and North America, increased shipments of automotive glass and cost reductions, and lower raw materials and fuel prices. In addition, there were temporary gains on oil hedge valuation and inventory valuation, totaling approximately JPY 3 billion during the second quarter. Profit before tax was down JPY 18.5 billion. Profit for the period attributable to the owners of the parents was JPY 27 billion, down JPY 7 billion year-on-year. Despite an increase in operating profit, net income was lower due to no recurrence of the recording of income from the revision of the defined benefit pension plan, which in fiscal 2015 totaled about JPY 36 billion. Operating cash flow was JPY 99.7 billion, investing cash flow was JPY 53.7 billion, and free cash flow was JPY 46 billion. CapEx was JPY 32.7 billion, mainly in power plant construction in Chemicals segment in Indonesia and LCD glass facility transfer to China. The company revised earnings guidance for the 2016 full year. Revised forecast are - net sales of JPY 1,280,000,000,000; and operating profit of JPY 84 billion. It was revised up by JPY 9 billion from JPY 75 billion pre-revision. The company expects profit before tax of JPY 54 billion, and profit attributable to owners of the parent of JPY 30 billion. They were also revised up on July 14. FX assumption were also revised. Full-year FX assumptions are JPY 108 to dollar and JPY 120 to euro. CapEx and the depreciation were revised from the initial forecast. The company’s guidance for CapEx was reduced from JPY 150 billion to JPY 140 billion. The company’s guidance for depreciation was reduced from JPY 140 billion to JPY 130 billion, down by JPY 10 billion, respectively. Both were based on the revised assumption of FX for the appreciation of yen.


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