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Saint Gobain S.A., AGC Inc., Nippon Sheet Glass Co., Ltd., are Dominating the Market for Global Low-E Glass Market in 2018

Saint Gobain S.A.

The company was established in 1665, and is headquartered in Courbevoie, France. The company is engaged in providing the product and solutions in buildings, transportation, infrastructure, and in many industrial applications.

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Saint Gobain S.A. has various products in the low-E glass portfolio which are applicable for exterior finishing, interior finishing, technological materials, energy efficiency solutions, distribution and services solutions. The company has global presence in North America, France, Asia & Emerging Countries, Other Western Europe.

  • In November 2018, Saint-Gobain S.A.’s company Glasssolutions sold its Portsmouth and Isle of Weight branches to EE Glass Ltd, a UK based manufacturer of the energy efficient insulated glass products.
  • In August 2018, Glass solutions, a subsidiary of Sant Gobin S.A., announced that the company will sell its Installation business to private investment firm CoBe Capital for an undisclosed sum and will focus on the glass processing and supply services.

AGC Inc.

The company was established in 1907 and is based in Tokyo, Japan. The company majorly operates through four business segments, which include glass, electronics, chemicals, and ceramics.  The AGC Inc. provides products in four different segments including glass, electronics, chemicals, and ceramics. The company has global presence in Europe, Japan, North America and Rest of the World.

  • In September 2018, AGC and NOMUR, a leading space design company, conclude a business agreement for business expansion of the glass product in commercial facilities and offices.
  • In February 2018, AGC Glass has decided to raise the sales price of the architectural glass products in Japan. The decision has been taken due to the rise in the production cost of architectural glass.
  • In November 2017, AGC launched a new range of product under its low-e glass brand Thermobel. The company launched the new product with brand name Thermobel Scena which has the unique window glazing. The glass is suitable for designing the glazed facades which deliver an optimal transparent view.

Nippon Sheet Glass Co., Ltd.

The company was established in 1918, and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. The company operates through three business segments such as architectural, automotive, and technical glass.

 The company has global presence in Europe, Japan, North America and Rest of the World.  Some of the subsidiaries of the company are Pilkington United Kingdom Ltd, Pilkington Deutschland AG, , Pilkington Austria GmbH , Pilkington Norge AS , Pilkington North America Inc. , Vidrieria Argentina S.A., Suzhou NSG Electronics Co., Ltd. and others.

  • In October 2018, NSG group announced that company has selected the new glass production facility in the United States. The new plant will expand the production capacity of online transparent conductive oxide coated glass.
  • In June, 2018 NSG group announced that they will established the “Business Innovation Centre” for leading the company’s growth strategy. Company will develop the new business for different markets around the world.

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