China Architectural and Industrial Glass Association（CAIGA）, The former Flat Glass Sub-association of China Building Materials Industry Association, was granted to found by State-Administration for Building Materials Industry of the P.R.China In Dec.1986, and approved to register by the Ministry of Civil Affairs of the P.R.China in May 1992.CAIGA has a already got a status of a legal person.
CAIGA is a nationwide social non-profit organization consisting of all kinds of production, distribution, application and related supplementary enterprises of flat glass, rolled glass, tempered glass, sealed insulating glass, coated glass, glass mosaic, quartz glass, glass beads, photovoltaic glass,hollow glass block, glass machinery & equipment, art glass, etc., as well as relevant colleges, scientific research and design institutes based on their own aspiration.
The tenet of CAIGA, based on complying with constitution, laws, regulations and related governmental policies and abiding by social ethic and custom, is to provide the services for the glass industry and promote the perfect development of the industry. CAIGA will protect the legitimate rights and benefits of its members and assist the government to safeguard the fairly competitive market environment and execute the management of the glass industry, playing a role as a bridge between the government and enterprises. CAIGA has main duties as follows.