Asahi Glass Co., Ltd. engages in the manufacture and sale of glass, electronic materials, and chemicals. Its operations are carried out through the following segments: Glass, Electronics, Chemicals, and Ceramics/Others. The Glass segment provides flat glass for construction, industrial-use processed glass, and automotive glass. The Electronics segment offers glass for display panels, optical thin film products, optoelectronic materials, synthetic quartz products, glass frit and paste, semiconductor components, and lighting products. The Chemicals segment deals with chlor-alkali and urethane products, fluorinated resin, and specialty chemicals. The Ceramics/Others segment includes ceramic products, logistics, and financial services. The company was founded by Toshiya Iwasaki on September 8, 1907 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.