Nippon Sheet Glass cuts 5,800 jobs

By Alex Feytis
Published: Thursday, 12 February 2009

Japan’s glass manufacturer impacted by reduced demand for glass from car makers

Nippon Sheet Glass Co. (NSG) said it is expected to axe 5,800 jobs by March 2010. The company, stricken by the economic crisis affecting industrial production and by the falling demand worldwide for its glass, particularly the type used in car manufacturing, announced it is “taking action to reduce capacity...

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