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