Nippon Electric Glass
|Traded as||(TYO: 5214)|
|Key people||Yuzo Izutsu (Chairman of the Board),
Masayuki Arioka (President)
|Products||specialty glass products,
|Website||Nippon Electric Glass|
Nippon Electric Glass Co., Ltd. (日本電気硝子株式会社 Nippon Denki Garasu Kabushiki-gaisha?), also known as NEG, is a Japanese glass manufacturer. The company is a manufacturer of glass for flat panel displays (FPD). It has about 20% share in the world's production of glass for liquid crystal displays (LCD).
- 1944: Established with investment from NEC Corporation and other companies.
- 1949: Separated from NEC, and Nippon Electric Glass was founded as an independent company.
- 1951: Successfully began use of the Danner process to form glass tubing automatically; initiated mass production.
- 1956: Started continuous production of glass tubing using a tank furnace.
- 1965: Started production of black-and-white CRT glass.
- 1968: Started production of color CRT glass.
- 1973: Company stock listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) and Osaka Securities Exchange (OSE) (Second Section).
- 1974: Started production of thin sheet glass for LCDs.
- 1983: Company stock transferred to the First Section of the TSE and OSE.
- 1988: Started CRT glass operations in the US via joint venture.
- 1998: Started production of PDP substrate glass using the float process.
- 1999: Acquired ISO 14001 certification for all plants in Japan.
- 1999: Started production of LCD substrate glass by the overflow process.
- 2004: Ended CRT glass production in the US and Mexico.
- 2010: Started production of substrate glass for solar cells.
- "Nippon Electric Glass Co.,Ltd.". 2013. Retrieved 2013-05-20.
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