EXTON, Pa., June 14, 2018 – After 110 years in business, Asahi Glass Company Ltd., will change its name to AGC Inc. effective July 1, 2018. This change consolidates all divisions of the company under the AGC name. AGC is the parent company of AGC Chemicals Americas Inc.
AGC’s business reaches more than 30 countries with regional pillars in Japan/Asia, Europe and North & South America. AGC’s key markets include glass, electronics and chemicals.
AGC Chemicals Americas manufactures, markets and sells fluoroproducts including Fluon® fluoropolymer resins, film and compounds, AFLAS® fluoroelastomers and AsahiKlin fluorinated solvents. The company also markets and sells specialty chemicals including LUMIFLON® FEVE resins, AsahiGuard® E-SERIES water and oil repellents, F-CLEAN® greenhouse films, SolesphereTM fine silica additives and various fluoro intermediates.
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AGC Chemicals Americas, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of AGC, Inc., a $13 billion multinational corporation and one of the world’s largest manufacturers of glass, electronic displays and chemical products. The company was formed in 2004 through the merging of sister companies Asahi Glass Fluoropolymers USA and AGA Chemicals. Headquartered in Exton, Pa., AGC Chemicals Americas maintains manufacturing operations in nearby Thorndale, Pa., and warehouses located throughout North America.