Keihin Plant

Complete view of the advanced technology development building

Complete view of the advanced technology development building

The Keihin Plant started operation in 1916 at Tsurumi, Yokohama, which has been one of the pivotal districts in the Keihin Coastal Industrial Zone. Located at the Yokohama Science Frontier, a newly developed industrial quarter that continues growth as an important R&D site in Yokohama City, the plant focuses on research and development of glass products that deal with technological advances, and produces flat glass of various kinds for houses and buildings, and cover glass for car-mounted displays. It plays a pivotal role in glass production and R&D for Asahi Glass.

Location: Suehiro 1-1, Tsurumi-ku, Yokohama City, Kanagawa, 230-0045, Japan

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Start of operation: 1916
Representative: Tomoyuki Kanda
Employees: 780 (as of December 2016)
Main business activities: R&D and production of flat glass for buildings and glass substrates for electronics

Environmental Performance Data

  2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Air CO2
(1,000 of
tons)
92 120 101 78 85
NOx (tons) 78 167 88 58 60
SOx (tons) 1 1 1 1 0
Soot and
dust(tons)
1 2 1 1 1
Water Wastewater
(1,000m3
852 733 603 796 992
COD (tons) 2 2 2 2 0
Waste Waste finally sent to landfill(tons) 0 0 0 0 0

Frequency Ratio of Accidents Requiring Leave

2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
0.00 0.00 0.00 0.50 0.45
  • The data cover all employees at the operating site (including business partners).