AGC Flat Glass Philippines, Inc. (AGPH) was incorporated in 1988 as the corporate vehicle to undertake a multi -billion peso joint venture between Republic Glass Holdings Corporation of the Philippines and Asahi Glass Company, Ltd of Japan. Its mother company, Asahi Glass Company, Ltd (AGC) of Japan was established in 1907 and was Japan’s first commercial manufacturer of flat glass. Today, AGC is the world’s leader in glass, providing innovative products and intelligent glazing solutions.
With headquarters located in Tokyo, Japan, AGC has become a multinational company with operations centering on glass, electronics, chemicals and displays with a global network of over 200 subsidiaries.The Philippine Float Plant, considered one of the most advanced in the world, started commercial operations in 1991. The float process is a state- of- the- art technique that floats molten glass on top of a molten tin bath to produce distortion-free glass of superior quality.
AGPH has been in the glass business for almost half a century. It manufactures and distributes architectural glass products such as float glass, figured glass and mirrors for the construction, automotive and other industries. Other products are likewise available as supported by its worldwide network. The company’s float glass facility is located at the Asahi Special Economic Zone in Pasig City, Philippines. This modern facility churns out glass products at quality levels that are higher than global standards.
Its manufacturing operation employs extensive use of environment-friendly process as in the use of indigenous and recyclable materials. The company is also certified with an ISO 9002:2001 for its quality management system and an ISO 14001:2004 Certification for compliance to its environmental management system. AGC Flat Glass Philippines, Inc. continuously rides the wave of operational excellence and looks beyond to continually pursue innovations in order to create value not only for the AGC Group but for the country as well.