Ceramic Industry News

Asahi Glass Sublicenses Smart Sunroof Glass Technology

Asahi Glass Co., Ltd. has acquired a sublicense from its affiliated company, AP Technoglass Co., to use the SPD-Smart Light Control Technology of Research Frontiers Inc. Asahi intends to evaluate this technology for the production of sunroof glass applications. Asahi Glass is the parent corporation of AP Technoglass and Glaverbel, SA, both of which are also existing licensees of Research Frontiers. Asahi Glass became authorized under sublicense from AP Technoglass, which is one of North America's leading sunroof glass producers. Users of SPD-Smart products can manually or automatically "tune" the amount of light, glare and heat that comes into a home, office or vehicle. SPD-Smart products offer functional and aesthetic benefits such as savings on heating and cooling expenses, reduced fading of fabrics and artwork, and the ability to control light and glare without losing prized views to blinds and curtains.

For more information, contact Asahi Glass at (81) 33218-5408 or e-mail info-pr@agc.co.jp . Information about SPD-Smart products can be found at http://www.SmartGlass.com .

Did you enjoy this article? Click here to subscribe to Ceramic Industry Magazine.

You must login or register in order to post a comment.

Multimedia

Videos

Image Galleries

2015 Ceramics Expo

Snapshots from the 2015 Ceramics Expo, April 28-30, Cleveland, Ohio. Posted: May 14, 2015.

Podcasts

Ceramics Expo podcast
Editor Susan Sutton discusses the upcoming Ceramics Expo with event director Adam Moore.
More Podcasts

Ceramic Industry Magazine

CI May 2015 cover

2015 May

Our May issue covers bulk batching, pneumatic conveyors, high-temperature furnaces and more! Be sure to check it out today.

Table Of Contents Subscribe

Daily News

We know where you find the latest ceramic industry news (ahem), but where do you catch up on the rest of your daily news?
View Results Poll Archive

THE CERAMIC INDUSTRY STORE

M:\General Shared\__AEC Store Katie Z\AEC Store\Images\Ceramics Industry\handbook of advanced ceramics.gif
Handbook of Advanced Ceramics Machining

Ceramics, with their unique properties and diverse applications, hold the potential to revolutionize many industries, including automotive and semiconductors.

More Products

Clear Seas Research

Clear Seas ResearchWith access to over one million professionals and more than 60 industry-specific publications,Clear Seas Research offers relevant insights from those who know your industry best. Let us customize a market research solution that exceeds your marketing goals.

STAY CONNECTED

facebook_40px twitter_40px  youtube_40pxlinkedin_40google+ icon 40px

Directories

CI Data Book July 2012

Ceramic Industry's Directories including Components, Equipment Digest, Services, Data Book & Buyers Guide, Materials Handbook and much more!