AGC LEAPS AHEAD WITH ANTENNA INTEGRATION

As we communicate more and more from our cars (4G, Wi-Fi, GPS, remote functions, etc.) the number of antennas needed on board is sky-rocketing. And where’s the best place to put all these antennas? …In the glass, of course! That’s why AGC has been working to perfect the design, testing and production of advanced glass-embedded antennas.

AGC AUTOMOTIVE EUROPE CONFIRMS ACQUISITION OF NORDGLASS

In the presence of His Majesty the King of the Belgians during his State visit to Poland, confirmation of a transaction was signed by Jean-Marc Meunier, General Manager of AGC Automotive Europe, and Jacek Woźniak, Partner and Board Member of Enterprise Investors, which manages Polish Enterprise Fund VI, for the acquisition of the NordGlass, company which operates on the automotive replacement glass (ARG) market.

WINDSCREEN WIPERS: A CLEAR ROAD AHEAD?

Electric windscreen wipers have been around since 1926 but their design and performance have constantly evolved. Today more changes are looming on the horizon – driven by new windscreen designs, higher safety requirements and innovative new technologies for improving visibility.

THE AGC TESLA: A UNIQUE EXPERIENCE!

This Tesla is, in the strictest sense of the term, unique, not only because of its exterior design but also because of its glazing. In late 2014, wowed by the boldness of the only manufacturer of electric luxury vehicles in the market, AGC Automotive Europe acquired a Model S coupé-style sedan(1) that it is transforming into a demonstration car. The purpose? To enable customers to try out its latest innovations first-hand in a class-beating vehicle.

AGC AUTOMOTIVE EUROPE ACQUIRES NORDGLASS

In order to consolidate its ARG activity (automotive replacement glass) in Europe, AGC Automotive Europe is acquiring the NordGlass company (Poland) from Polish Enterprise Fund VI (PEF VI), a private equity fund managed by Enterprise Investors. NordGlass specialises in producing windshields for the automotive industry and is an important player in the European aftermarket, with sales of around 1.3 million windshields in 2014. The company employs more than 1,100 people in Europe.

NEW AGC MOVIE FOR YOU

We invite you to watch our new company movie, AGC Glass Unlimited. It’s short, easy to understand and we think you’ll find it interesting.

SEE HOW AGC WONDERLITE™ CAN CHANGE YOUR WORLD

One of AGC’s latest innovations is the world’s largest Light Control glass roof for a car, now fitted on Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupé. See for yourself how it changes from dark blue to transparent at the touch of a button, for ultimate freedom and comfort. Now playing on Youtube.

NEW AGC QUALITY CERTIFICATE

AGC Automotive Replacement Glass has released its new Quality Certificate, guaranteeing that all replacement glazing can be regarded as Original Spare Parts.

AGC TECHNOVATION CENTRE INAUGURATED IN GOSSELIES BY HIS MAJESTY THE KING OF THE BELGIANS

The AGC Technovation Centre serving AGC Glass Europe was inaugurated by His Majesty the King of the Belgians, on 5 November in Gosselies (Charleroi region) in the presence of personalities from the worlds of business, politics, academia and the press. The AGC Technovation Centre brings together some 250 researchers, technicians and engineers in brand-new premises focused on improving the glassmaking processes and developing new glass products for the construction and automotive industries.

AGC’S WONDERLITE™ SELECTED FOR LARGEST EVER LIGHT CONTROL GLASS ROOF ON LUXURY CAR

AGC’s light control glass WONDERLITE™ has been selected for the Magic Sky Control panoramic glass roof available as an option for the new Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupé, which was released on the European and North American markets on September 27, 2014. The Magic Sky Control glass roof equipped with WONDERLITE is the world’s largest light control glass roof for automotive use that changes its color from transparent to dark blue just by pressing a button.