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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.

51,114 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/27/15
Founded in 1907

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Asahi Glass Co. Ltd. Revises Earnings Guidance for the First Half of 2015 and Year Ending December 31, 2015

Asahi Glass Co. Ltd. revised earnings guidance for the first half and for the year ending December 31, 2015. The company reported that it expects net sales to be JPY 1.35 trillion for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2015, compared to previous forecast of JPY 1.42 trillion. Profit attributable to owners of the parent for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2015 is expected to be JPY 40 billion, or JPY 34.61 per basic share, compared to previous forecast of JPY 35 billion, or JPY 30.28 per basic share. For the first half of the fiscal year ending December 31, 2015, the company expects net sales to be JPY 655 billion, compared to previous forecast of JPY 700 billion. Operating profit for the first half of the fiscal year ending December 31, 2015 is expected to be JPY 34 billion, compared to previous forecast of JPY 26 billion.

Asahi Glass Company Limited Launches infoverre MIRROR Glass Product

Asahi Glass Company Limited has launched infoverre MIRROR, an interior glass product for residential and commercial facilities. The infoverre series is a new-generation glass signage that provides clear and vivid images to viewers. The newly released infoverre MIRROR uses black mirror instead of glass, allowing unique and innovative information display. Black mirror minimizes the presence of the display monitor. It looks like ordinary mirror when not in use. Vivid and clear images suddenly come out when the power turns on. The display monitor that is directly attached onto the mirror provides clear and vivid images as the light reflection and image blurring have been minimized. By combining with a motion sensor, infoverre MIRROR enables unique and interactive Communication Mirror has no fixed size. Display monitor has 21.5, 42, 46 and 55 inch types. (75 inch will be released by the end of 2015). infoverre has been developed as one of the company's glass signage product lines. It is a combination of glass and a large-sized display monitor, which is directly attached to the glass surface. Using the company's optical adhesive technology, the air layer between the glass and the LCD panel has been eliminated, which significantly enhanced the visibility and provides clear and vivid images through glass. infoverre is space saving as the monitor is supported entirely by the glass surface and a monitor mount is not necessary. In addition, no cooling fan helps lower electricity costs.

Asahi Glass Co. Ltd. Reports Consolidated Earnings Results for the First Quarter Ended March 31, 2015; Provides Dividend Guidance for the Second Quarter and Full Year of Fiscal 2015; Provides Earnings Guidance for the First Half and Full Year Ending December 31, 2015

Asahi Glass Co. Ltd. reported consolidated earnings results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015. For the quarter, the company reported net sales of JPY 325,600 million compared to JPY 329,100 million a year ago. Operating profit was JPY 15,900 million compared to JPY 12,800 million a year ago. This was owing to the effect of the structural reforms of architectural glass business in Europe and the U.S. as well as lower fuel and raw material prices. Profit for the period was down JPY 2.6 billion due to the foreign exchange loss. Profit before tax was JPY 10,500 million compared to JPY 13,500 million a year ago. Profit for the period attributable to owners of the parent was JPY 4,600 million compared to JPY 7,200 million a year ago. Diluted earnings per share were JPY 3.98 compared to JPY 6.06 a year ago. Capex was JPY 25,200 million against JPY 23,500 million a year ago. Net cash from operating activities was JPY 55,001 million compared to JPY 40,518 million a year ago. Purchase of property, plant and equipment and intangible assets was JPY 29,582 million compared to JPY 25,267 million a year ago. Purchase of other financial assets was JPY 386 million compared to JPY 608 million a year ago. The company provided earnings guidance for the first half and full year ending December 31, 2015. For the first half, the company expects net sales of JPY 700,000 million, and operating profit of JPY 26,000 million. For the full year 2015, the company expects net sales of JPY 1,420,000 million, operating profit of JPY 62,000 million, profit before tax of JPY 65,000 million, profit for the year attributable to owners of the parent of JPY 35,000 million, Capex of JPY 150,000 million. The company believe that the effective tax rate will return to normal the second quarter onward. For the second quarter of fiscal year 2015, the company expects dividend of 9.00 per share. For the year 2015, the company expects dividend of 9.00 per share.


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