Saint Gobain Sekurit/Central Glass: Japanese Auto Glass Venture

Following the successful marketing alliance established in April 2002 by Saint-Gobain Sekurit and Central Glass in the automotive glass business, both companies established a joint company to market and sell automotive glass on the Japanese market.

Saint-Gobain Sekurit will hold 35 percent of the new company (Central Saint-Gobain Co., Ltd.), which is scheduled to start operations in January 2003 with its head office in Japan.

The joint operation aims to capitalize on the partners’ respective resources to create a more comprehensive global network, in a way that meets the aims of both Saint-Gobain Sekurit and Central Glass to strengthen their service capabilities and relationships with Japanese vehicle manufacturers worldwide. Saint-Gobain’s network extends from its European center to countries including Brazil, Mexico, Thailand, South Korea, and China, whereas Central Glass has operations in Japan, the United States, Taiwan, and Thailand.

600450 Saint Gobain Sekurit/Central Glass: Japanese Auto Glass Venture
Date: 13 January 2003
Source: GlassDigest

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