Asahi India Glass

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Asahi India Glass is a top glass manufacturing company in India. It ranks as the biggest manufacturer and provider of float glass and automotive glass in India. Most recently, it has started its new subsidiary – AIS Glass Solutions. The company manufactures a range of tinted glass, basic glass, mirrors, reflective glass, and automotive glass.

About Asahi India Glass

Asahi India Glass is a joint venture of Asahi Glass Co. Ltd. (AGC) of Japan, the Labroo family, and Maruti Suzuki India Ltd. (MSIL). The company was founded in 1984 and has set up eleven manufacturing facilities throughout India.

The glass manufacturer functions as a public limited company and is made up of three strategic business units (SBUs) and they are as follows:
  • AIS Float Glass
  • AIS Auto Glass
  • AIS Glass Solutions
AIS Auto Glass and AIS Float Glass enjoy 77% and 29% market share in the automotive glass and float glass manufacturing sector in India.

Strategic Business Units of Asahi India Glass

Given below are the various strategic business units (SBUs) of Asahi India Glass:
  1. AIS Auto Glass (for automotive)
    • Tempered glass for sidelights and backlights
    • Laminated windshields
    • Glass antenna
    • Defogger glass
    • Plug-in window
    • Encapsulated glass
    • IR Cut Glass
    • Solar Control Glass
    • Flush fitting glass
    • UV Cut Glass
    • Heated windshield
    • Rain sensor windshield
    • Glass with assembly (Moulding, Rain sensor, Channels, Holders, Hinge assembly, Toggle clamp and so on).
    • Extruded windshield
    Latest Financial Figures(Figures in Rs. Crores)
    ET 500 Rank(2011)395
    IndustryGlass & Glass Products
    Turnover1574.72
    Profit after Tax(PAT)16.77
    MCAP (Market Capitalization)1025.55
    Assets1768.83

    Sub Assembled Products
    • Garnish assembly
    • Laminated windshield with mirror button (for rear view mirror fitment)
    • Channel
    • Locater pin and velcro
    • Glass with holder assembly
    • Rubber moulding
    • Glass with carrier plate assembly.
  2. AIS Float Glass
    • Clear Float Glass
    • Tinted Glass
    • Supersilver Heat Reflective Glass
    • Opal Solar Control Glass
    • Mirrors
    • AIS Décor Lacquered Glass
    • AIS Krystal Frosted Glass:
    • Imported High Performance Glass
    • Stopsol Silverlight
    • Stopsol Classic
    • Sunergy
    • Stopray
  3. Asahi India Glass products are used in the following areas:
    • Window Glazing
    • Partition Walls
    • Curtain walls
    • Shop-Fronts
    • Doors
    • Furniture
    • Shop Decorations
    • Mirrors
    • Balustrades
    • Automobile Safety Glass
    • Special Applications
  4. AIS Glass Solutions
    Given below are various glass solutions offered by Asahi India:
    • AIS SecurityglasTM - burglar resistant glass
    • AIS StronglasTM - impact resistant glass
    • Solar low-e glass
    • AIS AcousticglasTM - sound resistant glass
    • High cost special glass products such as AIS Tabletops, AIS Shower Enclosure, and AIS Shelves.
    • AIS Ceramic Printed Glass
    The high-tech glass processing plants of AIS Glass Solutions are based in the following places:
    • Taloja - Maharashtra (West India)
    • Roorkee - Uttarakhand (North India)
    • Chennai-Tamil Nadu (South India)

Financial Performance of Asahi India Glass

The facts and figures given below will help you know how Asahi India has performed over the last year:
  • Net Sales for the quarter ended September 30, 2011 – Rs. 39813 Lakhs. This is higher than that of the same quarter one year back which was Rs. 37,877 Lakhs.

  • Total Income for the quarter ended September 30, 2011 – Rs. 39,967 Lakhs. This is higher than the total income of the same quarter one year ago which was Rs. 37,877 Lakhs.

  • Net Profit/Loss for the quarter ended September 30, 2011 – The company has posted a net loss of Rs. 1814 Lakhs which was a setback for them since the company made a net profit of 498 Lakhs last year during the same quarter.

Address of Head Office

The contact details of the corporate office and registered office of Asahi India Glass are given below:
  • Corporate Office
    Global Business Park
    Tower-B, 5th Floor, Mehrauli Gurgaon Road
    Gurgaon - 122 002. (Haryana)
    Tel: 0124 - 4062212-19
    Fax: 0124 - 4062244/88

  • Registered Office
    38, Okhla Industrial Area, Phase - III
    New Delhi - 110 020
    Tel: 011 - 41001690
Last Updated on 1/4/2012

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