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Security Glass Manufacturing in the US: Market Research Report

Market Research • Market Size • Industry Statistics • Industry Analysis • Industry Trends

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 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
Asahi Asahi  market share
Compagnie de Saint-Gobain Compagnie de Saint-Gobain market share
Guardian Guardian market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$609m
Annual Growth 07-12
-1.6%
Annual Growth 12-17
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Profit
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Employment
1,770
Businesses
47
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 - Starting a New Business Chapter

The Security Glass Manufacturing industry has high barriers to the entry, although given the diverse nature of industry products and the methods of production, it is possible for small-scale operators to enter small segments of the industry quite freely. The principal barriers to entry into the main industry segments are the dominance of the existing vertically and horizontally integrated producers and the high capital required to compete for a market share.

Existing producers generally have an established distribution network and long-term supply arrangements in place with the key users in each market segment. New entrants would have to convince potential customers of their product quality and supply capabilities in order to be invited to compete in terms of price... purchase to read more

 


Industry ProductsRelated ReportsTable of Contents

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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