27 May 2008 02:38 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS news)--Japanese largest glass maker, Asahi Glass Co (AGC) was considering making high-end and luxury glass to make up for low margins from its traditional float glass business, a company source said late on Monday.
“AGC is moving towards the production of luxury glass such as low emission glass. This type of glass is not a huge sector in ?xml:namespace>
“Float glass prices in
Further depressing margins for the glass maker was the first year of negative growth for
AGC has a planned utilisation of 250,000 tonnes of soda ash for 2008.
Soda ash is used to make float glass and consumer goods such as bottles, detergents and shampoos.
ICIS and The Chemical Daily have produced an official 84-page special publication on Asian petrochemicals for the APIC event?xml:namespace>
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