Kansai Plant (Amagasaki Factory)

Kansai Plant (Amagasaki Factory)

In 1909, two years after the establishment of Asahi Glass 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: Shinji Takesita
Employees: 162 (as of December 2016)
Main business activities: Production of glass substrates for displays

Environmental Performance Data

  2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Air CO2
(1,000 of
tons)
172 154 54 56 56
NOx (tons) 588 575 59 79 106
SOx (tons) 24 46 12 10 9
Soot and
dust(tons)
11 14 0 0 0
Water Wastewater
(1,000m3
931 741 174 114 100
COD (tons) 0 0 0 0 0
Waste Waste finally sent to landfill(tons) 24 100 60 37 18

Frequency Ratio of Accidents Requiring Leave

2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  • The data cover all employees at the operating site (including business partners).