Kansai Plant (Amagasaki Factory)

Kansai Plant (Amagasaki Factory)

In 1909, two years after the establishment of Asahi Glass (now AGC) in 1907, the Kansai Plant started operating in Amagasaki City, the core of the Hanshin Industrial Zone. It was the first factory in Japan to successfully mass-produce flat glass. The plant currently produces various high-performance glass substrates for displays.

Location: Nishimukojima 2, Amagasaki City, Hyogo, 660-0857, Japan

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Start of operation: 1907
Representative: Takashi Mitani
Employees: 124 (as of December 2017)
Main business activities: Production of glass substrates for displays

Environmental Performance Data

  2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Air
CO2
(1,000 of
tons)
154
54
56
56
55
NOx (tons)
575
59
79
106
126
SOx (tons)
46
12
10
9
2
Soot and
dust(tons)
14
0
0
0
0
Water
Wastewater
(1,000m3
741
174
114
100
74
COD (tons)
0
0
0
0
0
Waste
Waste finally sent to landfill(tons)
100
60
37
18
0

Frequency Ratio of Accidents Requiring Leave

2012 2014 2015 2016 2017
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
  • The data cover all employees at the operating site (including business partners).