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, and Chemicals. The Glass segment provides security glass, fire-resistant glass, heat insulating glass, and automotive glass. The Electronics segment offers glass for display panels, optical thin film products, opto-electronic materials, synthetic quartz products, semiconductor components, and lighting products. The Chemicals segment deals with chlor-alkali and urethane products, water and oil repellents, solvents, gases, and specialty chemicals. The company was founded by Toshiya Iwasaki on September 8, 1907 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.