|Asahi Glass and U.S. firm Owens Corning Corporation (current name) strike a deal, and Asahi Fiber Glass is established on November 1 after both companies application for the establishment of a co-financed company is approved.
|The Shonan Plant is constructed in Samukawa-machi, Kouza-gun, Kanagawa Prefecture and commences the manufacture and sale of long glass fiber products.
|Manufacture of glass wool products commences at the Shonan Plant.
|With the release of glass wool product, Asahi Fiber Glass becomes a comprehensive manufacturer of glass fiber engaged in the manufacture and sale of long glass fiber and short glass fiber (glass wool) products.
|U.K. firm Lloyds approves the use of our glass wool product as a flame retardant material for shipboard refrigerators. Thereafter, certifications are obtained from the following countries: N.V.N.S.C. (Norway), C.C.G. (Canada), D.O.T. (U.K.) S.B.G. (West Germany), N.K. (Japan), B.V. (France), S.N.A. (Sweden)
|Kyushu Plant becomes a Japan Industrial Standard-compliant plant (Authorization No. 893021) form man made mineral wool thermal insulation materials for dwellings (JIS A 9521).
|Head office is relocated to its current location (Kanda, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo).
|Owens Corning Corporation (current name) transfers all shares to Asahi Glass.
|Designated by the Minister of Health and Welfare as a designated wide-area recycling industrial waste processor for the recycling of glass wool product waste materials (cullet and waste ceramics) (Designation No. 31).
|Five long fiber items, Roving, Chopped Strand, Chopped Strand Mat, Continuous Strand Mat and Rubber Coated Yarn obtain ISO9001 certification.
|A wooden house thermal insulation method receives a rating commonly known as the Next-Generation Energy Saving Standard for Housing from the Institute for Housing and Construction Energy Conservation (Rating No. 406).
|Our glass wool product is the first glass wool insulation material to receive eco-mark certification from the Japan Environment Association.
|The Glass Wool business obtains ISO14001 certification. ISO9001 certification is obtained for Sheet Molding Compounds.
|Sales of fiber glass single roof materials commence.
|Fiber Reinforced Thermoplastics and Glass Masterbatches acquire ISO9001 certification.
|Sales commence for a formalin-free thermal insulation for housing.
|Glass wool products acquire ISO9001 certification.
|Long fiber business is transferred to U.S. firm Owens Corning Corporation (current name).
|Mold products (vehicle insulators) acquire ISO9001 certification. MF acquires ISO9001 certification.
|Sales commence for a formaldehyde-free thermal insulation.
|Asahi Fiber Glass separates from the Asahi Glass Group. Global Insulation Co., Ltd., a joint venture between the Development Bank of Japan and WISE PARTNERS, Inc., becomes shareholder.
|Sales commence for Vacuum Insulation Panel a vacuum thermal insulation material.
|Asahi Fiber Glass Insulation (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. is established in Shanghai, China.
|AFG Holdings Co., Ltd., a holding company by ORIX Corporation, becomes the major shareholder.
|Asahi Fiber Glass Co., Ltd. merges with AFG Holdings Co., Ltd..
|Yoshino Gypsum Co., Ltd. becomes a shareholder.