Company Profile

Company Profile

 

Company Name Okamoto Glass Co., Ltd.
Founded 1928
Head Office 380, Toyofuta, Kashiwa-shi, Chiba 277-0872, Japan
・Glass Manufacturing Plant 380, Toyofuta, Kashiwa-shi, Chiba 277-0872, Japan
・Thin Film Coating Plant 1309, Takada, Kashiwa-shi, Chiba 277-0861, Japan
・Osaka Sales Office 3-12-28, Minamisuita, Suita-shi, Osaka 564-0043, Japan
Paid-in Capital 2095.307 million Japanese Yen (2017/3/31)
Number of Employees 187 (Permanent employee) Average age: 42
20 (Part-time)
Sales Amount 5,344 million Japanese Yen(2017/3, consolidated)
Business Field Manufacture and sales of special-purpose glass for industrial use and multi-layer film evaporation products.
Certification of ISO ISO 9001-2008 (Registered at April, 2002)
ISO 14001-2004 (Registered at February, 2005)

History

1928 Founded in Koto-ku, Tokyo.
1930 Organized as partnership in commendam
1947 Reorganized as OKAMOTO GLASS CO., LTD.
1951 Certified marine glass factory (no. 636) with JIS mark.
1964 Chiba plant (present Glass Manufacturing Plant) began its operation.
1981 Electric fusing furnace started its operation.
1984 Vacuum deposition started its operation.
1987 Introduced Glass gathering robot at electric fusing furnace.
1995 Established TAIWAN OKAMOTO GLASS CO., LTD.
1996 Acquired a composition and product patent “Crystallized Glass”.
1997 Certified as the enterprise for ‘Temporary Law concerning Measures for the Promotion of the Creative Business Activities of Small and Medium Enterprises’
1998 Received an official commendation for 2nd Chiba Prefecture Venture Business Management. Completed a new building of Thin Film Manufacturing Plant.
1999 Emperor Akihito visited its factory.
Received a prize from the Medium and Small Business Research Institute (present Good Company Award). Also received an invention prize for “Crystallized Glass” from Japan Institute of Invention and Innovation (JIII).
2000 Received the Invention Grand Prix for “Reflector” made of crystallized glass from The Japan Society for the Advanced of inventions (JSAI).
Also received the grand prize of the 5th Chiba “Genki Jirushi” Enterprise (enterprise of good spirits) from the governor of Chiba Pref.
2001 Received the excellent grand prize of the 11th New Business Prize from the New Business Conference (NBC).
Established OKAMOTO OPTECH CO., LTD. in Taiwan.
2002 Completion of Headoffice building and the glass manufacturing Factory No.4.
Registered and received designation ISO9001: 2000 for reflector for projector.
2003 Consolidated subsidiary OSAKA OKAMOTO GLASS CO., LTD.
Company stock is listed on the JASDAQ market.
2004 Completion of Headoffice building and the glass manufacturing factory (New Daiichi Factory).
2005 Registered and received designation ISO14001 at the Headquarter and Glass Office and Thin film office.
Established O-TEC CO., LTD.
2006 Established NIIGATA OKAMOTO GLASS CO., LTD.
2008 80th years in business
Business and capital alliance with OHARA INC.
2010 Joined the Next Photovoltaic Generation System Development Project organized by New Energy Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO).
2011 Entered into Frit (powder glass) business.
2012 Launched Functional Thin Film Project.
2013 Edokko 1′ , a deep-sea research device succeeded in the world’s first photographing of a 3D video in 7,800m at greater ocean depth.
2014 Established JAPAN 3D DEVICES CO., LTD.
Registered and received designation ISO9001: 2008 (frit)
“Edokko 1 Project” was awarded;
7th Marine National Merit Promotion “Edokko 1gou Project” (Prime Minister Award)
12th Annual Merit Awards for Industry-Academia-Government Collaboration (Prime Minister Award)
3rd Sokeizai Business Corporation Award (Award of Small & Medium Enterprises)
2015 Achieved development of a durable glass sphere in 13 inch corresponding to full-depth.
2016 “High-durable glass sphere” was awarded Excellent Product Award by Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers.
“Edokko 1 Project” was awarded Good Design Award in 2016.
“Hi-Silver®” and “Cloud-cut®” obtained registration of mark in products of functional thin coating.