Nippon Sheet Glass Co Ltd operates within the Flat glass sector.
In addition to historical fundamental analyses, the complete report available to purchase compares Nippon Sheet Glass Co Ltd with three other
glass product manufacturers in Asia:
Central Glass Company Limited
sales of 235.36 billion Japanese Yen [US$2.27 billion]
of which 65%
was Glass Business),
Gujarat Borosil Limited
(1.83 billion Indian Rupees [US$27.31 million]
Borosil Glass Works Limited
based in India
(4.14 billion Indian Rupees [US$61.90 million]
of which 44%
was Flat Glass).
During the year ended March of 2016, sales at
Nippon Sheet Glass Co Ltd were ¥629.17 billion (US$6.07 billion).
a very small
increase of 0.4%
versus 2015, when the company's sales were ¥626.71 billion.
This was the third consecutive year of growth at Nippon Sheet Glass Co Ltd.
The sales level in 2016 was fairly close to the level five years ago: in 2011, Nippon Sheet Glass Co Ltd had sales
of ¥577.21 billion.
Sales of Architectural Glass Business saw an increase
that was more than double the company's growth rate: sales were up
3.8% in 2016, from
¥252.91 billion to ¥262.56 billion.
Nippon Sheet Glass Co Ltd also saw significant increases in sales in
Automotive Glass Business (up 0.8% to ¥316.33 billion)
Not all segments of Nippon Sheet Glass Co Ltd experienced an increase in sales in 2016:
sales of Other Businesses fell 27.8% to ¥796.00 million.
(However, this segment's sales were only a very small portion of the company's overall sales).
Nippon Sheet Glass Co Ltd also experienced decreases in sales in
High Functionality Glass (down 15.7% to ¥49.49 billion)