AGC's transparent glass screen 'Glascene' adopted for digital signage service on side windows of taxis (Japan)
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- World’s First Adoption for In-Vehicle curved P-OLED Display -
Tokyo, September 10 2020–AGC (Headquarters: Tokyo; President: Takuya Shimamura) has announced that its
Curved-large cover glass for car-mounted displays has been used in Cadillac's Luxury SUV, new 2021 Escalade.
World Quality Day is a key annual event designed to recognize the contributions of quality professionals around the world.On Tuesday November 10th, AGC Automotive Europe brought all European production sites and head offices together at an e-event to celebrate our quality involvement in the automotive business.
Due to COVID risks, this year’s event was 100% online. It was a broad company alliance to salute the achievements of our team and organization.
Tokyo, June 18, 2020– AGC (Headquarters: Tokyo; President& CEO: Takuya Shimamura) has announced its light control glass, 'WONDERLITE™ Dx', has been adopted for the panoramic sunroof of Toyota's new Harrier, launched for sale on June 17, 2020. When used as vehicle exterior glass, this product boasts the world's fastest-response*1time, enabling instantaneous control of light transmission. This marks the world's first-ever adoption*1of this product in a mass production vehicle.Read more
AGC Glass Europe has developed standard safety glass protection screens to be installed in shops or open spaces. Compared with existing plastic solutions, safety glass is more transparent and solid, more scratch-resistant and durable: it doesn’t fade over time or under the effects of alcohol-based detergent.Read more
AGC Biologics, a global Biopharmaceutical Contract Development and Manufacturing Organization (CDMO), announced it is partnering with AdaptVac to develop and produce a COVID-19 vaccine. AdaptVac, together with its EU Horizon 2020 sponsored PREVENT-nCoV consortium partners, are developing a SARS-CoV-2 vaccine. The COVID-19 pandemic is still evolving, and AdaptVac’s Virus-Like Particle (VLP) technology could provide a solution to protect against new SARS-CoV-2 infections.Read more
AGC (Headquarters: Tokyo; President: Takuya Shimamura) has announced that its cover glass for car-mounted displays will be used in Lexus' new RX series, just released for sale on August 29.
AGC’s product, comprising DragontrailTM, a specialty glass highly-receptive to chemical strengthening that has been enhanced with chemical reinforcement treatment, optical thin coating, and decorative printing, will be used as the protective surface glass for the RX's navigation display.
Leading global glassmaker AGC has been honored at the AutomotiveINNOVATIONS Awards 2019 in Frankfurt, on 8 July, as second most INNOVATIVE supplier in the category of “Chassis, Carbody and Exterior” for its technological developments made in 5G on-glass antennasRead more
Belron, the world’s leading vehicle glass repair and replacement (VGRR) group, and AGC Automotive Europe, the European division of the world’s leading automotive glass producer, have signed a franchise agreement covering the AGC VGRR operations in Poland and Czech Republic.Read more
NTT DOCOMO, INC., AGC Inc. and Ericsson announced today that they have achieved what is believed to be the world’s first 5G mobile telecommunications using an antenna embedded in synthetic fused silica glass to transmit and receive 28 GHz 5G radio signals for stable, high-speed mobile communication in buildings, vehicles and trains.Read more
Tokyo, March 18, 2019–AGC (Headquarters: Tokyo; President: Takuya Shimamura) announced that the anechoic chambers constructed in Gosselies (Belgium) for the development of automotive on-glass antennas were inaugurated on March 15, 2019. With the completion of this R&D facility, AGC has established a tri-polar R&D framework for automotive on-glass antennas in Japan, the United States, and Europe for the first(1) time in the glass industry.Read more
Two anechoic chambers were inaugurated on 15 March by the Minister-President of Wallonia, Willy Borsus, at the AGC Technovation Centre (R&D Centre) at Gosselies (Charleroi, Belgium) in a ceremony attended by numerous personalities from the worlds of politics and industry together with representatives of the press. The new facility will be used for developing and testing AGC technology for windows with built-in antenna, in response to the growing demand for connectivity.Read more
Booth details: Private Auto Exhibit RM. N110
Digital Side Mirror – Glass Speaker – Interactive Display – Dynamic Lighting – Luxurious Design
The StreetSmart Door, a collaborative effort between International Automotive Components Group (IAC) and AGC Automotive Europe, combines innovative technologies and advanced materials to increase occupant safety and driver awareness.
AGC will once again be present at Automechanika, the world’s largest trade fair for the automotive service industry, held at Messe Frankfurt, Germany from Tue 11th to Sat 15th September.Read more
For the 6th time in a row, AGC Automotive - Transport and Industrial Vehicles Glass (TIV) will be present at Innotrans, the leading international trade fair for transport technology, held at Messe Berlin, Germany from Tuesday 18 to Friday 21 September 2018.Read more
Destined for automotive glass, including vision glass (windscreen and front side windows), "Pure Grey" is a neutral glass which offers the first and so far only alternative to the green-tinted glass used on all car models for its solar control properties. While its energy performance is similar to that of green-tinted glass, Pure Grey with its neutral tint has better performance in terms of rendering of transmitted and reflected colours.Read more
AGC Asahi Glass (AGC), a world-leading manufacturer of glass, chemicals and high-tech materials, announces that its Kiriko glasswork has been chosen by Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) to be fitted to its new Lexus LS model released today. This glasswork is chemically strengthened glass with delicate patterns carved into by using AGC’s advanced technologies. It is used for door trim ornamentation on the inner door panels of the executive grade of Lexus LS500 and LS500hRead more
AGC Asahi Glass ("AGC"; Registered Company Name: Asahi Glass Co., Ltd.; Headquarters: Tokyo; President & CEO: Takuya Shimamura) has announced that its cover glass for car-mounted displays will be installed in the new Audi A8. This will mark the world's first ever* mass produced vehicle to incorporate curved cover glass.Read more
AGC Asahi Glass, a world-leading manufacturer of glass, chemicals and high-tech materials, announced today railway glass has been adopted for the “Twilight Express Mizukaze” (“Mizukaze”), which West Japan Railway Company (Headquarters: Osaka; President: Tatsuo Kijima) began operating on June 17.Read more
AGC Asahi Glass (AGC), a world-leading manufacturer of glass, chemicals and high-tech materials, today announced it has started mass production of 3D curved cover glass for car-mounted displays at its Keihin Plant (Yokohama, Kanagawa prefecture) for the first time ever1.Read more
Tokyo, May 1, 2017– AGC Asahi Glass, a world-leading manufacturer of glass, chemicals and high-tech materials,
announced today its light control glass, WONDERLITE™, has been adopted for JR East luxury sleeper train, Train
Suite Shiki-shima ("Shiki-shima"), which began service on May 1.
The foundation stone for the new automotive glass production plant being built for AGC Automotive Induver Morocco was laid on Wednesday 15 March in the presence of the Moroccan minister of Industry and Commerce, Mr. Moulay Hafid Elalamy, together with many other personalities from the worlds of politics, industry and the media.Read more
AGC Automotive Europe has introduced its darkest grey glass to date, intended primarily for car roofs and rear windows. This glass affords greater privacy and thermal comfort (solar protection) for the vehicle occupants and thus also reduces the need for air conditioning.Read more
AGC Asahi Glass announces that AGC Automotive Europe, a member of the AGC Group, has reached a basic agreement with Induver Holding, a glass manufacturer in Morocco.Read more
As the industry’s pioneer, AGC is responding to strong demandRead more
This investment will increase AGC’s glass production capacity in Brazil to 2.4 times the current levelRead more
Accelerating integration of operations of three automotive glass production bases in ChinaRead more
With the Seal of Recommendation Earned for UV Verre Premium Privashield™in December 2015Read more
AGC announced the launch of UV Verre Premium Privashield™Read more
AGC announced today that, in order to consolidate its ARG activity in Europe, AGC is acquiring the NordGlass company (Poland) from Polish Enterprise Fund VI (PEF VI), a private equity fund managed by Enterprise Investors through AGC Automotive Europe.Read more
AGC announces that its safety glass for railroad cars is installed in all vehicles of the Hokuriku Shinkansen Line, which started operation in Japan on March 14, 2015. In addition to the safety glass, all other glass components used in the vehicles have also been supplied by AGC.Read more
AGC announces that it has become an official sponsor of the Japan Pavilion at the EXPO Milano 2015.Read more
Asahi Glass Company (AGC), a world-leading manufacturer of glass, chemicals and high-tech materials, announced today that, this year, AGC will have an exhibition booth at “Milan Design Week”, the world’s largest design festival held every April in Milan, for the first time.Read more
AGC is pleased to announce that its global branding project for the world’s first glass bench roof received the grand prize in the Corporate Communication category of the 2014 PR Award Grand Prix, sponsored by the Public Relations Society of Japan.Read more
Large-sized light control glass, with special coating applied, provides increased comfort and energy savingsRead more
On June 6, AGC held a groundbreaking ceremony for a new automotive glass plant of AGC Automotive Mexico S.A. de C.V. located in Villa de Reyes, San Luis Potosí, Mexico.Read more
Resulting in a 1,150 mm-wide, 100 m-long roll of the world’s thinnest float glassRead more
Lineup to be enhanced soon with new Dragontrail™ XRead more