Glass substrates play a critical role in various industries, from electronics and telecommunications to automotive and healthcare. Today, we’ll dive into the top 8 global glass substrate manufacturers, who have mastered the art of producing high-quality glass substrates for a wide range of applications. Keep reading!
Tecnisco manufactures and distributes precision products. The Company provides cutting, grinding, polishing, and bonding metal and glass components. TECNISCO serves clients in industrial machinery, optical and wireless communication, automotive, life science, mobile equipment, aerospace, environment and energy, and other industries.
AGC Inc. is a Japanese global glass manufacturing company, headquartered in Tokyo. It is the largest glass company in the world and one of the core Mitsubishi companies.
AGC’s products are all kinds of glass manufacturing and semi-finished products, as well as a small amount of chemical products. The current sales targets are construction industry, automobile industry, lighting industry, liquid crystal display, solar energy, etc.
Schott AG is a German multinational glass company specializing in the manufacture of glass and glass ceramics. Headquartered in Mainz, Germany, it is owned by the Carl Zeiss Foundation.
Plan Optik AG
Plan Optik AG is the leading manufacturer of structured wafers when it comes to technology. 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. The wafers of glass, glass-silicon compounds or quartz are available in sizes up to 300 mm in diameter. Wafers by Plan Optik provide high-precision surfaces in the ångström range (= ten-millionths of a millimeter), which are achieved through the use of the MDF polishing process developed by the company. Plan Optik wafers are available to minimum tolerances with application-specific structuring and complex material combinations.
Ohara Inc. is a Japanese global glass manufacturing company. The company is headquartered in Sagamihara with subsidiaries in a number of countries, including Japan, the United States, Germany, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Taiwan, and China, with Ohara Corporation being the U.S. subsidiary of the Ohara Group. Ohara manufactures glasses since 1935, the year of its founding.
NQW(Nano Quarz Wafer)
Nano Quarz Wafer is a leading Supplier of high-performance precision Optics and blank Wafers. Its goal is to become a reliable Partner for Wafer Business, right from the Start with small Evaluation or Development Series up to a high volume Production in the Future. More than 20 years of Experience in Wafer Technology and Production, helps to produce, measure and deliver outstanding quality Solutions for a wide range of Industries.
As a business partner, Nano Quarz Wafer works with its Customers to design special Wafers that meet the exact Specifications and high Standards required in the Industries. Its core technical expertise includes Processing of Fused Silica, Glass, LT/LN Wafer, Quartz, Filters, a variety of low thermal expansion (CTE) materials and Silicon / SOI Wafer include reclaim for different materials.
Corning, New York, U.S.
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. The company was named Corning Glass Works until 1989. Corning divested its consumer product lines (including CorningWare and Visions Pyroceram-based cookware, Corelle Vitrelle tableware, and Pyrex glass bakeware) in 1998 by selling the Corning Consumer Products Company subsidiary (now known as Corelle Brands) to Borden.
Seoul, South Korea
LG Chem Ltd (LG Chem), a subsidiary of LG Corp, is a chemical manufacturer. The company manufactures and markets petrochemicals, IT and electronic materials, and energy solutions. Its product portfolio comprises polyvinyl chloride (PVC), ethylene, propylene, butadiene, benzene, polarizer, glass substrate, semiconductor materials and RO membranes, among others. It also offers growth hormones, vaccines, and anti-diabetic products, and manufactures and supplies display and battery materials for LCD photoresists, OLED materials, battery materials and others. It owns and operates manufacturing facilities in Daesan, Yeosu, Ochang, Cheongju, Ulsan, Naju, Iksan, Paju, and Gimcheon. The company has operations in China, India, Germany, the US, Vietnam, Brazil, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Poland, among others.
In this work, glass has been investigated as an alternative substrate material. Glass offers potential advantages including: electrical insulation, dimensional stability, thermal expansion similar to Si and optical transparency.
Glass substrates on which an electroconductive indium tin oxide film is deposited or electron-beam-transmissive SiN membranes with a thickness of several 100 nm are usually used.
- Schott AG
- Plan Optik AG
- Ohara Corporation
- NQW(Nano Quarz Wafer)
- Corning Inc
- LG Chem