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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 is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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 Analysis Chapter

Glass and glazing contractors install and repair glass structures and window panes in a variety of buildings. The industry is particularly sensitive to fluctuations in nonresidential construction activity, as it derives most of its revenue from work on office spaces and on commercial and institutional buildings. After a slow start in 2011, the industry has benefited from rapid recoveries in both the nonresidential construction and housing markets in recent years. Together, these market segments helped propel industry revenue growth by an annualized 3.9% over the five years to 2016 to $11.7 billion, including a projected 1.6% increase this year alone... 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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