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Glass Product Manufacturing in the US: Market Research Report

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Glass Product Manufacturing Market Research Report | NAICS 32721 | May 2015

Crystal clear: Revenue will grow as downstream industries continue to expand

IBISWorld’s Glass Product Manufacturing 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.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$26bn
Annual Growth 10-15
2.3%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Employment
86,496
Businesses
4,652
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Domestic glass manufacturers will continue to feel the pressure from substitute products replacing glass in many functions, particularly for food packaging. Furthermore, despite economic recovery, demand for glass used in automobiles will be limited by strong import competition in the next five years. On the bright side, a rebound in the residential housing market will boost demand for glass products used in windows, doors and furniture... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

In the five years to 2015, the Glass Product Manufacturing industry experienced a modest turnaround. The industry is heavily dependent on downstream building, automotive and beverages markets. Consequently, as US residential and commercial construction activity rapidly rebounded during the past five years, demand for float and purchased glass, which are commonly used in lighting fixtures, mirrors, windows and other appliances vastly improved. In addition, gradually rising employment and disposable income levels helped boost private spending on home improvements, which bolstered sales of purchased glass during this period. Lastly, growth in new car sales from 2010 onward helped improve industry sales of automotive glass... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Glass Product Manufacturing Industry?

Companies in this industry produce a wide range of glass products by melting silica sand or cullet and fabricating purchased glass. The industry comprises four segments: flat glass manufacturing, including laminated glass; pressed or blown glass and glassware; glass container manufacturing, including bottles and jars; and product manufacturing from purchased glass, which includes lighting, mirrors, architectural glass and electronic glassware.

Industry Products
Glass products made from purchased glassPressed or blown glass productsGlass containersFlat glass
 
Industry Activities
Flat glass, sheet and plateFlat glass, laminated, rolled and wiredFlat glass, tempered for architectural, automotive or appliancesPressed and blown glass, glass fiber and textile typePressed and blown glass, table, kitchen and novelty glasswarePressed and blown glass, lighting, automotive and electronic glasswareGlass container, bottles, jars and tubesGlass mirror, decorated and undecoratedGlass mirror, automotiveOptical glass fiber for data and nondata transmission


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