|Analysis of Asahi Glass Company|
|Aruvian Research presents Analysis of Asahi Glass Company. A complete and comprehensive analysis of Asahi Glass Company 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 company headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. Asahi is involved in manufacturing of flat glass, automotive glass, displays and chemicals. The company offers glass for construction, automotive, electronic displays. It also offers electronic materials for semiconductor processing, photonics components and display materials etc. The company through its chemicals business offers chloralkali products, urethane products, fluorochemicals & specialty chemicals etc.
The company's Electronics and Display division makes high-purity silicon carbide, electronic components, and synthetic quartz glass for semiconductors and glass substrates, and its Chemicals unit makes soda ash, caustic soda, and other specialty chemicals. 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. Asahi Glass operates through three business segments, namely, 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, having safety and crime prevention features; Tempered glass, they have a unique characteristic of shattering instantly in case of breakage; IR- cut glass, having characteristic of blocking the harmful infra red waves; UV cut glass, blocks the ultra violet waves of sun; Acoustic glass, special sound proofing glass.
Company analysis from Aruvian includes a history of Asahi Glass Company, a business segment analysis of the segments Asahi Glass Company operates through, a look at the organization structure of the company, a geographical operating segments analysis, an analysis of the company’s major competitors.
A financial analysis of Asahi Glass Company is presented in the report which includes a ratio analysis, basic profit and loss analysis, presentation of the company balance sheet, and much more.
A SWOT Framework Analysis of Asahi Glass Company completes this in-depth company analysis.
April 10th, 2013