The glass substrate is a float-process thin glass sheet with an extremely flat surface. It is made into a transparent conductive pattern after photolithography processing. It is the core component upstream of the LCD panel.
Glass substrates have excellent insulation properties, optical properties and thermal properties, and are widely used in electronics, optoelectronics, chemical industry, machinery and other industries. Compared with traditional plastic substrates, glass substrates have better performance and stability and can meet the needs of different fields.
This article list the top 10 conductive glass substrate manufacturers in the world.
Mitsubishi Keiretsu (AGC)
JAPAN – Asahi Glass Co., Ltd. (AGC）and Mitsubishi Corporation (MC）acquire all shares in BNFL’s 100% subsidiary, F2 Chemicals Ltd, which possesses various unique and innovative fluorine related technologies. Not only having been actively involved in the vast area of fluorinated chemicals business, including fluorinated resins, AGC is also putting a lot of its resources into the business of pharmaceutical and agrochemical intermediates and bulks. Their business fields include glass, electronics, chemicals, life science, ceramics, and other products.
|New York, United States
As a leading global manufacturer of specialty glass, glass-ceramics, and other advanced materials, SCHOTT employs around 17,200 in 33 countries around the world. With outstanding material knowledge and technological expertise, SCHOTT produces customized glass solutions that increase performance and create market opportunities. Their products are used in different industries like Architecture, Automotive, Aviation, Astro and Space,Consumer Electronics, Health, Home and Living, Industrial and Energy, Optics, Retail and Gastronomy, Security and Defense, Semiconductor and Datacom.
|New York, United States
Corning Incorporated is an American multinational technology company that specializes in specialty glass, ceramics, and related materials and technologies including advanced optics, primarily for industrial and scientific applications. Corning’s businesses are ever evolving to best serve customers, industries, and consumers. They accelerate and transform life sciences, mobile consumer electronics, optical communications, display, and automotive markets.
Corning® Gorilla® Glass
Nippon Sheet Glass
Nippon Sheet Glass is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of glass and glazing products for architectural, automotive and established creative technology to support NSG group’s future growth. They operate in three main sectors: Architectural supplies glass for Buildings and Solar Energy applications; Automotive serves the Original Equipment, Aftermarket Replacement and Specialized Transport glazing markets; Creative Technology Strategic Business Unit was established to support NSG Group’s focus on future growth.
Plan Optik AG is the leading manufacturer of structured wafers. In sectors such as consumer electronics, automotive, aerospace, chemistry and pharmaceuticals these wafers are essential components used as active elements for numerous applications in MEMS technology. Quality control is carried out in accordance with the ISO 9001 certification system and the international automotive standard TS 16949. Plan Optik AG’s environmental management is carried out in accordance with ISO 14001.
Carrier & Tools
Patterned packaging wafers
Founded in 1941 in Tokyo, Japan, Hoya is a global med-tech company, and a leading supplier of innovative high-tech and medical products. Hoya is active in the fields of healthcare and information technology providing eyeglasses, medical endoscopes, intraocular lenses, optical lenses as well as key components for semiconductor devices, LCD panels and HDDs. With about 160 offices and subsidiaries worldwide, Hoya currently employs a multinational workforce of about 36,000 people.
HOYA’s advanced technology supports the development of various digital products including PCs, LCD TVs and smartphones. HOYA continues cutting edge technological innovation to contribute to an affluent society.
HOYA started manufacturing eyeglass lenses in 1962 and contact lenses in 1972. HOYA creates innovative products that add true value to society by enhancing people’s quality of life.
|Seoul, South Korea
LG Chem Ltd is the largest Korean chemical company and is headquartered in Seoul, South Korea. It was the 9th largest chemical company in the world by sales in 2021. They contribute to industrial development with various world-class petrochemical products. They advance toward the future lifestyle through state-of-the-art high-tech specialty materials.
Ohara Inc. is a Japanese global glass manufacturing company. The company is headquartered in Sagamihara with subsidiaries in a number of countries. OHARA has emerged as a vital supplier of optical glass blanks, fused silica, glass ceramics, polished substrates and other materials to cutting-edge companies across diverse industries. OHARA has 80 years of history pioneering optical glass.
Fused Silica Glass
Advanced Glass Products
The Tunghsu Group
Tunghsu Group is a optoelectronic display and renewable energy solutions providing company. It offers panel display glass, solar modules, procurement and construction of the plant, operations, and solar module manufacturing, and more.
Optoelectronic display industry
High-end intelligent equipment manufacturing
New energy vehicles
Graphene industrial application
Neutral borosilicate medicinal glass
IRICO Group New Energy is a holding subsidiary of Rainbow Group Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of China Electronics Information Industry Group Co., Ltd., and was listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange in 2004 (stock code: HK0438). It specializes in the research and development, production and sales of new energy photovoltaic glass.
Ultra-white embossed glass
AR photovoltaic glass