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Last update 31 March 2022

Description of economic activities

Manufacture of flat glass (NACE2 2311)

The company is engaged in the production and distribution of a wide range of flat glass. It was founded through the merger of Glaver and Univerbel- two large Belgian producers in 1961. It operates from its headquarters located in Brussels, Belgium.The company produces two types of glass: raw glass (float glass, coated glass, patterned glass, laminated glass and mirrors in large sizes) and processed glass (glass and mirrors for the building industry, for furnishing and interior decoration, fire resistant glass, glass for transport and certain other sectors of industry). It also produces wheelhouse and passenger room side windows, and thin and extra-thin glass for industrial and technical applications, such as LCD displays, picture framing, mirrors, slides, CD mastering and memory disks. Its products are sold under the following brands: Artlite, Blackpearl, Colorbel, Imagin, Lacobel, Lacomat, Matelac, Matelux, Mirox MNGE, Planibel, Pyrobel-Pyrobelite, Restoration Glass, Sanilam Easycut, Smart Combinations, Stopray, Stopsol, Stratobel, Stratophone, Structura, Sunergy, Thermobel and Thermobel Phonibel. The company's industrial locations are situated in China, Belgium, Brazil, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Russia, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden and United Kingdom while its worldwide commercial networks are located in America, Europe, Asia, Oceania, Middle-East and Africa.As a leading European flat glass supplier, it aims to offer innovative products, ideas and solutions for customers, helping them to expand their sales and make their businesses prosper. The company also partners with International Polar Foundation, Pole Verrier, Criterium, Glazenhuis and PlaNet Finance Belgie.The company is a branch of Japan-based AGC (Asahi Glass Company) Flat Glass, the world's largest glassmaking group, and is an active member of the following organizations: CoRI, ECLIPS (Extended Collaborative integrated Lifecycle Planning System), and GEPVP (Groupement Européen des producteurs de Verre Plat/European Association of Flat Glass Manufacturers).

  • Belgium (BE)
  • Company type: Corporate
  • Parent company: AGC INC
  • Chief Executive Officer (CEO): Mr Jean Francois Marcel Heris
  • CEO Total remuneration: N/A
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Financial data

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Social dialog

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Standards and certifications

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Global Reporting Initiative certification

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Other company declarations


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  • Policy to protect the right to health and safety in the workplaces in the supply chain: N/A
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Universal declarations

Declarations and treaties recognised by the country where the company has its registered office

  • Universal Declaration of Human Rights:
  • European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR):
  • Charter of Fundamental Rights of CDFL Workers (Strasbourg Charter 1989):
  • Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union EU CFR (Nice Charter 2000):
  • Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union TFEU:
  • Registered office in an OECD country:
  • ILO C029 - Forced Labour Convention, 1930 (No. 29):
  • ILO C087 - Freedom of Association and Protection of the Right to Organise Convention, 1948 (No. 87):
  • ILO C098 - Right to Organise and Collective Bargaining Convention, 1949 (No. 98):
  • ILO C100 - Equal Remuneration Convention, 1951 (No. 100):
  • ILO C105 - Abolition of Forced Labour Convention, 1957 (No. 105):
  • ILO C111 - Discrimination (Employment and Occupation) Convention, 1958 (No. 111):
  • ILO C138 - Minimum Age Convention, 1973 (No. 138):
  • ILO C182 - Worst Forms of Child Labour Convention, 1999 (No. 182):

Directives applied in the company offices in EU 27

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  • EP and Council D. 2005/56/EC:
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  • D. 2011/35/EU:

Presence in main rankings

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