Research and Markets: analysis of Asahi Glass

Research and Markets has released a complete and comprehensive analysis of Asahi Glass, including an overview of the industry the company operates in. Asahi is involved in the manufacture of flat glass, automotive glass, displays and chemicals, and offers glass for construction, automotive, electronic displays, as well as electronic materials for semiconductor processing, photonics components and display materials.

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This complete and comprehensive analysis of Asahi includes an overview of the industry the company operates in and then moves on to analyzing the company itself.
Asahi Glass Co., Ltd. (Asahi Glass) is a glass manufacturer headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. Asahi is involved in the manufacture of flat glass, automotive glass, displays and chemicals, and offers glass for construction, automotive, electronic displays, as well as electronic materials for semiconductor processing, photonics components and display materials etc. Through its chemicals business, Asahi also offers chloralkali products, urethane products, fluorochemicals and speciality chemicals etc.
The company’s Electronics and Display division manufactures high-purity silicon carbide, electronic components, and synthetic quartz glass for semiconductors and glass substrates, while its Chemicals unit makes soda ash, caustic soda, and other speciality chemicals.
Asahi’s subsidiaries include US-based AGC America and AGC Glass Europe. It operates mainly in the Asia/Pacific region as well as the US and Europe, through three business segments: Glass Products; Electronics and Display Operations; and Chemicals Operations.
The company’s Glass Products segment consists of automotive glass and flat glass businesses. The automotive glass business of the segment is engaged in the manufacture of glass for trains, cars and other mass transport systems. The key products of automotive glass include laminated glass with safety and crime prevention features; tempered glass; IR glass; UV glass; acoustic glass.
Key topics covered in the report include: an Executive Summary, the Industry, Asahi Glass Company, Business, SWOT Framework Analysis, Profiling the Competition, Corning Incorporated, Tosoh Corporation, Nippon Sheet Glass, Financial Analysis of the Company, Future Perspective.