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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 | Jul 2014

All clear: As construction markets recover, demand for industry services will rise

IBISWorld’s Glass & Glazing Contractors market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$12bn
Annual Growth 09-14
-1.4%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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Employment
60,433
Businesses
20,548
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Having made it through the recession and its aftermath, glass and glazing contractors now have a recovery to look forward to. Both the residential and nonresidential building markets are forecast to grow over the coming years, and demand for glass and glazing services will consequently follow. Demand from institutional buildings like hospitals and educational facilities will continue to be solid, while renewed demand from the residential sector will significantly benefit the industry's many small contractors, which were hard-hit by the housing slump... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

The industry has relatively low barriers to the entry of new competitors, since operations are not capital intensive and do not require extensive specialist skills. Still, most new entrants will encounter some difficulty competing with existing contractors that have an established reputation within a local area. New entrants may encounter difficulties obtaining a foothold in a local market due to the established relationships between the existing contractors and local commercial building companies and property managers.

The costs of business startup may prove a barrier to the entry of very small operators into this industry as most establishments need floor space to store and process glass products prior to installation... 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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