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Contact Info

Address Toyo Glass Co., Ltd. Headquarters
Osaki Forest Building
2-18-1 Higashi-Gotanda, Shinagawa-ku,
141-0022 Tokyo
Country Japan
Phone 0081 3 4514 2068
Fax 0081 3 4514 2085
Email Get in contact with Toyo Glass Co., Ltd. Headquarters
Internet www.toyo-glass.co.jp/english/
Employees 835
Turnover 29,900 Mill Yen (2019)
Certificates ISO 9001, DIN ISO 14001, FSSC 22000
Year founded 1888

Contact Persons

Contact 1. Kenzo Hibi
Assistant Manager International Section International Department Sales Division
Contact 2. Kanae Maeda
Sales Planning and Marketing Section
Contact 3. Jiro Kumagai
International Section International Department
Phone: +81 3 4514-2068
Fax: +81 3 4514-2085

Products or Machinery

Toyo Glass has been manufacturing high-quality glass containers that bring out the superior performances of the material, and has supplied Japanese market as well as overseas customers for over 100 years.

Initiatives for SDG’s

  • Ecology Bottle

A glass bottles in which cullet (recycled glass) accounts for over 90% of its raw materials is called an "Ecology Bottle".

Over the years, the construction of cullet recycling infrastructure and the improvement of cullet processing technology have made it possible to produce "Ecology Bottles" using high-quality cullet.

  • Lightweighting Bottle

Our high bottle manufacturing technology has made it possible to reduce the weight while maintaining the required strength of glass bottles. The weight reduction of glass bottles contributes to the reduction of CO2 emissions in the production and transportation processes.

  • Glass Colours - Flint glass, Brown glass, Other color glass

High value-added bottle

  • Printing(ACL)

ACL is the oldest type of decoration for glass containers, which prints directly on the glass surface.

  • Ready-made Bottle and Jar

High-quality stock bottles and jars are available to every customer without the cost of manufacturing new mold equipment.

You will be able to select our ready-made bottle and jar from about 250 items.

Note) If it is out of stock, it will be manufactured after receiving an order.

  • Private-mold Bottle and Jar

We would like to develop and provide you with the most suitable glass container for your product.

  • Universal Design

Our lineup of universal design glass containers are being developed to be safe and user-friendly for veryone.

  • Returnable Bottle

Returnable glass bottles are used as an eco-friendly package in a wide category of products.

  • Resin Coating(TMC)

Our self-developed coating TMC is a resin coating for glass containers with excellent expressiveness, functionality, environment-friendliness, and safety.

Company Background / History

1888 Establishment of Shimada Glass in Osaka and start of manufacture of glass tableware

1928 Start of manufacture of glass tumbler with automatic machines

1950 Start of manufacture of glass container with automatic machines

1953 Participation into Toyo Seikan Group (Comprehensive Packaging Group)

1955 Start-up of Kawasaki Plant

1967 Change in corporate name to Toyo Glass Co.,Ltd.

1968 Increase of capital to JPY 900 million

1970 Investment into and technical assistance agreement with Hankuk Bottle Glass Co.,Ltd. (currently        

     Techpack Solutions Co.,Ltd.) in Korea

1971 Merger with Tobin Co.,Ltd. and establishment of Chiba Plant

     Increase of capital to JPY 960 million

1972 Start-up of Shiga Plant

1974 Establishment of Metal Box Toyo Glass Nigeria Ltd. as a joint venture in Nigeria.

1988 100th anniversary

1990 Technical assistance agreement with Putian Jinse Glassware Ltd. in China

1997 Certification of Deming Award

1998 Certification of ISO14001 at Kawasaki Plant

1999 Certification of ISO14001 at Shiga Plant

2000 Certification of ISO14001 at Chiba Plant

2001 Company-wide certification of ISO14001

    Establishment of Toyo Glass Logistics Co.,Ltd

2002 Separation of Tableware Division and establishment of Toyo Sasaki Glass Co.,Ltd.

2007 Technical assistance agreement with Hwa Hsia Glass Co.,Ltd. in Taiwan

2008 Establishment of Toyo Glass Mold (Thailand) Co.,Ltd. in Thailand

2010 Technical assistance agreement with Qinhuangdao Suokun Glass Co.,Ltd. in China

2012 Relocation of Head Quarters to Shinagawa, Tokyo

    A wholly owned subsidiary of Toyo Seikan Kaisha, Ltd.

    Certification of FSSC22000 at Chiba and Shiga Plant

2013 An operating company of Toyo Seikan Group Holdings, Ltd.

2014 Technical assistance agreement with Shandong Haupeng Glass Ltd. In China

2015 Started the integration and operation of the regulations of ISO14001, ISO9001, FSSC22000 and acquired the certification of Integrated Management System