Sagami Plant

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.

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.

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

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Start of operation: 1972
Representative: Saburo Shimizu
Employees: 459 (as of December 2017)
Main business activities: Production of automotive safety glass

Environmental Performance Data

  2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Air CO2
(1,000 of
tons)
49 47 48 50 49
NOx (tons) 7 6 8 8 7
SOx (tons) 0 0 0 0 0
Soot and
dust(tons)
0 0 0 0 0
Water Wastewater
(1,000m3
51 46 59 67 70
COD (tons) 0 0 0 0 0
Waste Waste finally sent to landfill(tons) 0 0 0 1 0

Frequency Ratio of Accidents Requiring Leave

2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
0.61 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  • The data cover all employees at the operating site (including business partners).