AGC Glass Europe NV/SA

Avenue Jean Monnet 4 , 1348 Louvain-la-Neuve
Belgium

Telephone +32 2 4093000
Fax +32 2 6724462
headquarters@eu.agc.com

This company is co-exhibitor of
Interpane Glas Industrie AG

Trade fair hall

  • Hall 10 / G30
 Interactive Plan

Hall map

glasstec 2016 hall map (Hall 10): stand G30

Fairground map

glasstec 2016 fairground map: Hall 10

Our range of products

Product categories

  • 03  Glass products and applications
  • 03.01  Flat glass
  • 03.01.01  Float and mirror glass

Float and mirror glass

  • 03  Glass products and applications
  • 03.01  Flat glass
  • 03.01.12  Decorative colored glass

Decorative colored glass

  • 03  Glass products and applications
  • 03.02  Processed glass
  • 03.02.01  Tempered glass

Tempered glass

  • 03  Glass products and applications
  • 03.02  Processed glass
  • 03.02.02  Laminated glass
  • 03.02.02.01  Laminated safety glass (LSG)

Laminated safety glass (LSG)

  • 03  Glass products and applications
  • 03.02  Processed glass
  • 03.02.03  Insulating glass

Insulating glass

  • 03  Glass products and applications
  • 03.02  Processed glass
  • 03.02.04  Function glasses
  • 03.02.04.02  Noise absorbing glass

Noise absorbing glass

  • 03  Glass products and applications
  • 03.02  Processed glass
  • 03.02.04  Function glasses
  • 03.02.04.03  Heat insulation glass

Heat insulation glass

  • 03  Glass products and applications
  • 03.02  Processed glass
  • 03.02.04  Function glasses
  • 03.02.04.04  Sun protection glass

Sun protection glass

  • 03  Glass products and applications
  • 03.02  Processed glass
  • 03.02.06  Display glass
  • 03.02.06.01  LED/OLED technology

LED/OLED technology

  • 03  Glass products and applications
  • 03.02  Processed glass
  • 03.02.08  Antireflective glass/frosted glass

Antireflective glass/frosted glass

  • 03  Glass products and applications
  • 03.04  Solar technology
  • 03.04.03  Solar architecture and building integrated photovoltaics (BIPV)

Solar architecture and building integrated photovoltaics (BIPV)

Our products

Product category: Decorative colored glass

Processed glass

As well as making float glass, AGC Glass Europe processes it into secondary products with a wide range of functions: comfort in the home, energy control, health & safety, aesthetic appearance etc. The main types of processed glass produced by AGC Glass Europe are:

Coated glass: very thin, practically invisible layers of metal oxides are deposited on the glass to give it heightened insulation against heat and/or cold.

Laminated glass: two or more sheets of glass are placed together with one or more layers of PVB (polyvinyl butyral, a type of plastic) between them. Laminated glass is a type of safety glass.

Toughened glass: the glass is raised to softening temperature (650°C) and is then cooled suddenly. Toughened glass is also a type of safety glass, five times stronger than normal glass.

Double glazing: two sheets of glass are held in a metal frame with a space filled with dry air or other gas between them, forming a hermetically sealed unit with heightened thermal and acoustic insulation.

Mirror glass: a thin coating of silver protected by paint is applied to one side of the glass.
Fire-resistant glass: sheets of glass are assembled with one or more clear intumescent interlayers. In case of fire, the interlayers expand and become opaque, forming a protective screen.

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About us

Company details

Based in Brussels, AGC Glass Europe produces, processes and distributes flat glass for the construction industry (external glazing and indoor decorative glass), the automotive industry, the solar industry, and specialist industries*. It is the European branch of AGC Glass, the world's largest producer of flat glass.

Its baseline "Glass Unlimited" reflects the possibilities offered by:
- glass as a material to meet a growing variety of needs (comfort, energy control, health & safety, aesthetics);
- innovation in products and processes, derived from sustained research in advanced glass technology;
- industrial facilities comprising 18 float plants, 6 automotive glass plants and more than 100 processing and distribution units throughout Europe, from Spain to Russia;
- a worldwide marketing network;
- the resources of its personnel motivated by operational excellence and innovation.

AGC Glass Europe currently employs some 14,000 people.

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