• HOME
  • AGC Chemicals Information
  • AGC Chemicals Summary

AGC Chemicals Summary

AGC Group is expanding its global business in the four fields of glass, chemicals, electronics and ceramics. The field of chemicals first began approximately 100 years ago, with in-house production of soda ash, a raw ingredient in flat glass. Guided by the vision of “Chemistry for a Blue Planet”, we at AGC Chemicals continue to provide a wide variety of products that are useful for a fulfilling, safe and comfortable society and environment, from basic chemicals to fluoride-based high-function chemicals.

Chemical Business Inauguration

February,
1917

Began the production of soda ash, a raw material in glass, at its Makiyama Plant in Kita Kyushu

Business Contents

Manufacturing and sales of caustic soda, vinyl chloride materials, urethane raw materials, fluoropolymers and films, water and oil repellents, pharmaceutical and agrochemical intermediates and active ingredients, iodine-related products, etc.

Net Sales

484.4
billion yen

(Year ended December 2018)

Operating Profit

71.1
billion yen

(Year ended December 2018)

Number of Employees

approx.7,200

(As of end of March 2019)

Number of Subsidiaries and Affiliates of AGC Chemicals Group

worldwide
22

(As of end of March 2019)

Global Network
15 Countries/regions

(As of end of March 2019)