Global auto glass giant launches Foshan facility
September 19, 2008
Japan's Asahi Glass Co., a global giant maker of automotive glass, has kicked off the operation of its wholly-owned facility in Foshan, Guangdong province, reported Guangzhou Daily yesterday, according to a Sept. 18 report in The Auto Channel. The Asahi Glass plant, its second in China, will supply for Japan's auto joint ventures in the southern Chinese province.
Asahi Auto Glass (Foshan) Co., Ltd., whose construction started in early 2007, will produce the laminated and tempered automotive glass. The facility can reach an annual output of 1 million car sets and will conveniently supply for the auto glass demands of three major Japanese carmakers for their Guangdong-based joint ventures: Guangzhou Honda, Guangzhou Toyota, and Dongfeng Nissan.