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  • YEAR
    1965

    Peru experiences a booming automotive market with more than 10 OEMs’ manufacturing plants, and a construction industry that required a high-quality glass producer.

    With the opportunity of a growing market and the family’s knowhow, Jose Mannheim founds Autoglass Peruana in Lima, Peru. This company planted the seed for what would become AGP Group, one of the most innovative companies with the highest quality standards in the automotive glazing industry.

  • YEAR
    1969

    AGP exports more than 50% of its production out of South America continuing the vision of becoming the leading player in the global automotive glazing industry.

     

     

  • YEAR
    1985

    AGP obtains its first patent for the production of Bullet Resistant Glass (BRG), the first of a series of patents and products that differentiate AGP from its competitors to this date.

    Additionally, AGP is certified in various international standards related to their BRG products.

  • YEAR
    1985

    AGP equips the “Popemobile” with armored glass for the visit of Pope John Paul II to South America.

  • YEAR
    1988

    AGP goes international with the opening of its first commercial unit in Knoxville, Tennessee, USA.

  • YEAR
    1989

    AGP openes its second manufacturing facility in Bogota, Colombia.

    The AGP Group acquires a facility in Colombia that produces laminated replacement glass for the automotive market and reengineers it to produce automotive bullet-resistant glass as its main business line.

  • YEAR
    1998

    AGP enters the Asian market through its new business alliance with the Japanese company, North Glass.

  • YEAR
    2002

    Incorporates an AGP Europe commercial unit in Germany.

    AGP Brazil grows significantly and builds a new manufacturing plant, making it the third production facility in the AGP Group. Since then, this plant has predominantly supplied the Brazilian local market as well as other southern cone markets and supported many key OEM projects in Europe.

    Two years later, the Brazilian facility produced 8,950 sets of military vehicles for the U.S. army, for use in conflicts in the Middle East.

    To date, the Brazilian plant has grown to become the largest automotive BRG plant in the world.

     

  • YEAR
    2003

    AGP develops the first panoramic windshield in the world integrating the glass up to the vehicle’s roof resulting in a sophisticated product with very demanding optics and geometric specifications.

     

  • YEAR
    2006

    AGP wins important armored glass programs with top automakers for series production and consolidates as the main BRG supplier for multiple OEMs brands around the world.

  • YEAR
    2008

    AGP developes its TNT Plus line, a fastening system to prevent the armored glass from detaching against bombs or attacks.

    In addition, AGP introduces its Premium line of safety glazing products increasing its portfolio of durable, high quality products for customers around the globe.

     

  • YEAR
    2010

    In 2010 AGP B.33 launches in Brazil, with great success. A Bullet Resistant Glass with excellent performance in terms of optimized weight and thickness, while maintaining its Ballistic protection.

    With approximately 20 to 30% reduction in these variables, AGP B33 quickly becomes the market reference for high end bullet resistant glass and has set a new standard for the category.

  • YEAR
    2010

    AGP creates AGP Defense, its second division, to meet with the demands of armed forces, government agencies and corporate clients.

  • YEAR
    2014

    AGP BRG market share reaches 38%, we can proudly state that at least 1 out of 3 armored vehicles feature AGP’s transparent solutions.

  • YEAR
    2015

    AGP creates the eGlass division, its third business unit to deliver high-tech glazing solutions for the future of mobility. It produces the largest and most complex windshield in the history of a passenger vehicle.

  • YEAR
    2015

    AGP launches its fourth state-of-the-art manufacturing plant in Peru, after only 9 months of construction, producing highly complex glazing products tailored for electric and autonomous vehicles.

     

  • YEAR
    2017

    AGP eGlass launches a new value proposition of  7-core technologies and functional added values for its clients.  These complex glazing solutions are tailored for electric and autonomous vehicles and to provide an unparalleled end-user experience.

     

  • YEAR
    2018

    AGP redesigns its brand identity to reflect its vision to become the leading high-tech glazing designer and producer in the automotive industry.

  • YEAR
    2018

    AGP is on its way to mars, as part of the first car launch to space.

  • YEAR
    2018

    AGP Group raises growth capital to further its global expansion through a minority investment from Goldman Sachs.

  • YEAR
    2018

    The Group acquires Soliver NV in Belgium, a renowned European automotive glazing manufacturer.

  • YEAR
    2019

    eGlass 2.0 opens its doors in Belgium, as one of the most advanced automotive glazing plants in the world with a fully automated production line and no human interaction for a faster and more efficient integrated system.

  • YEAR
    2019

    AGP implements a cutting edge in-house Corporate Lab in its South American headquarters to run specific R&D validations, support new project and enable a rapid response to customers.

  • YEAR
    2019

    AGP inaugurates its newest Tech Innovation Center in Germany to co-design with OEMs, work on research projects and product development opportunities.

  • YEAR
    2019

    AGP gets awarded their first program for an electric vehicle to be supplied in China, the world’s largest automotive and EV market.

  • YEAR
    2020

    We celebrate a company that continues surprising the world, determined to enable the future of mobility and prove that everything is possible.

    55 years of innovation, dedication and growth.

    55 years glazing the future

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