|Company Name||Okamoto Glass Co., Ltd.|
|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
|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)
|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.