Glass Product Manufacturing in the US: Market Research Report

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Glass Product Manufacturing Market Research Report | NAICS 32721 | Nov 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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Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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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

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Glass products made from purchased glass

Glass products made from purchased glass comprise an estimated 47.5% of total industry revenue in 2015. This segment offers building, appliances and automotive components that incorporate glass as a central feature. Such components include architectural glass, shower screens, window systems, monitor screens, lighting, automotive, electronic glassware and mirrors. This segment of the industry increased in shipments over the five years to 2015, associated with a rapid rebound in housing and nonresidential construction following the US recession... 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 includes 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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