Glass & Glazing Contractors in the US: Market Research Report

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Glass & Glazing Contractors Market Research Report | NAICS 23815 | Jul 2015

Window of opportunity: Construction sector recovery will lift demand for industry services

IBISWorld’s Glass & Glazing Contractors market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Glass and Glazing Contractors industry has barely recovered from the recession, which brought both residential and commercial construction to a halt and constrained demand for industry services. Nevertheless, growth is expected to accelerate in 2015 and in the next five years as construction activity improves, particularly in the nonresidential market. Future challenges include high compeititon and growing environmental concerns about the use of glass in buildings, though these are unlikely to offset the overall growth anticipated through 2020... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

The Glass and Glazing Contractors industry has a low level of capital intensity, as industry services rely more heavily on the ability and knowledge of skilled employees than on machinery. IBISWorld estimates that industry operators spend $0.03 in capital investment for every $1.00 spent in labor. Many participants operate a mobile repair and installation service and require specially equipped vehicles for transporting glass sheets and that include storage and workshop space. Larger-scale operators usually undertake in-house fabrication and have a higher level of capital investment than the bulk of participants. In either case, though, wages consume a much larger share of revenue than depreciation does... purchase to read more


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What is the Glass & Glazing Contractors Industry?

Companies in this industry select, cut and install glass panels for large windows, glass doors, skylights, curtain walls and sunroom additions in all types of buildings; they also install window panes. The glasswork performed includes new work, additions, alterations, maintenance and repairs. This industry does not install, tint or repair automotive glass and it does not install prefabricated window units.

Industry Products
InteriorsCurtain wall and window workStorefronts and entrancesMaintenance and repair servicesRenovation
Industry Activities
Glass curtain wall installationDecorative glass and mirror installationGlass coating and tinting services (except automotive)Stained glass installationGlass partitions installationWindow pane installation

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