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Glass & Glazing Contractors in the US: Market Research Report

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Glass & Glazing Contractors Market Research Report | NAICS 23815 | Apr 2016

Glass menagerie: Rising investment in construction will provide ample demand for the industry

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.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$12bn
Annual Growth 11-16
3.9%
Annual Growth 16-21
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Profit
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Employment
73,282
Businesses
22,772
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The five years to 2016 marked an inflection point for the Glass and Glazing Contractors industry. Rapidly recovering residential construction markets as well as growing corporate profit and consumer spending helped to finally boost industry revenue after it struggled to grow in the early years of the period. The industry's largest contractors specialize in installing glass curtain walls and exterior facades on office buildings and other commercial property, which usually constitute lucrative contracts. Smaller operators specialize in residential markets and emergency glass repair. Thanks to solid recoveries in most of these markets, operators were able to raise prices, and thus, profit margins over the period... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

The Glass and Glazing Contractors industry has a low level of market share concentration, with the top four companies (Apogee Enterprises, Enclos Corporation, Walters & Wolf and W & W Glass LLC) holding a combined 7.4% of total revenue. Overall, the industry is characterized by many small companies. About three fourths of all operators are nonemployers, meaning they employ only themselves with the occasional help of family members or other unpaid workers. Contractors who do employ other people are also largely small-scale, with over half hiring less than five people.

Industry operators, many and fragmented, typically serve their surrounding geographic market and operate in tight local regions... 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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