Based in Louvain-La-Neuve (Belgium), AGC Glass Europe (formerly Glaverbel in Europe) produces, processes and distributes flat glass for the construction (external glazing and interior decorative glass), automotive (OEM and replacement glass) and solar industries.
It is the European branch of AGC Glass, the world’s largest manufacturer of flat glass for buildings, cars, smartphones, tablets, computers, TV screens and touchscreens.
For more than 40 years, the automotive industry has been using antenna-embedded glass for AM/FM radio, television, remote keyless entry, DAB, 4G and now 5G. Last year, AGC Glass Europe invested in a large leading-edge anechoic chamber at its R&D centre in Gosselies, Belgium in response to the automotive industry’s growing demand for connectivity.
AGC is now leveraging this expertise to examine the role building glazing can play in telecommunications and is bringing its first two new products to market: