The Sagami Plant started operation in 1972 as a general manufacturing factory for automotive safety glass intended for vehicle manufacturers in the Kanto District. Japan/Asia Pacific Technology Division was set up in the plant's compound and has joined forces with the production section.
The production process of automotive glass: Where glass is formed into the prescribed shape by applying heat; the black parts are where ceramic is sintered on.
This cylindrical equipment with a large semispherical door is an autoclave, which layers film between two fabricated plates of glass, moves it into the cylindrical autoclave and applies high pressure for adhesion. The autoclave is 4 m in diameter.
Location: Kakuta 426-1, Aikawa-cho, Aiko-gun, Kanagawa, 243-0301, Japan
Start of operation: 1972
Representative: Saburo Shimizu
Employees: 459 (as of December 2017)
Main business activities: Production of automotive safety glass
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