Security Glass Manufacturing in the US: Market Research Report

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Security Glass Manufacturing Market Research Report | Specialist Engineering, Infrastructure & Contractors | Building Materials Manufacturing | May 2012

Solid glass: Improving downstream markets will their increase demand for security glass

IBISWorld’s Security Glass Manufacturing market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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Market Share of Companies
Asahi Asahi  market share
Compagnie de Saint-Gobain Compagnie de Saint-Gobain market share
Guardian Guardian market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 07-12
Annual Growth 12-17
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Hard as glass

Security glass manufacturers have been rallying since the recession. Declines in the construction and automotive markets caused demand for industry products to collapse, though a later recovery in automotive market helped buoy revenue. In the coming years, revenue is set to expand as downstream construction markets regain traction in the recovering economy. In the meantime, players are taking advantage of higher demand in emerging markets.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

Security glass manufacturing is a highly capital-intensive process and the efficiency with which capital is employed has a major influence on the cost of production. The key aspects of capital efficiency are the minimization of spare capacity and the maximization of plant availability. Manufacturing facilities have a long economic life (usually more than 30 years) and long lead times also attach to the installation of new plant (several years). That said, substantial capital is needed to produce various grades and sophisticated types of security glass; and while capital is being constantly being developed and modified, substantial labor is also needed to operate the facility... purchase to read more


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What is the Security Glass Manufacturing Industry?

This industry manufactures reinforced architectural and automotive glass (i.e. security glass). These products are primarily used in building construction, maintenance and repair, and in automobiles. The processes to manufacture these products include glass laminating, tempering, thermal and chemical strengthening, annealing, insulating and other aesthetic processing.

Industry Products
Laminated glassTempered security glass
Industry Activities
Manufacturing security laminated glassManufacturing security tempered glass

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