NSG Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of glass and glazing systems in the business areas: Architectural, Automotive, Fine Glass and Creative Technology. Founded in 1918, NSG acquired the leading UK-based glass manufacturer Pilkington plc in June 2006. Today, the Company has combined sales of around JPY 600 billion, sales in over 100 countries, employing some 27,000 people worldwide. NSG Group has major market shares in most building and automotive product markets of the world, with a broad geographic reach, enabling it to respond to customers whose Operations, particularly in the case of Automotive OE, are increasingly global.