IBISWorld’s Industrial & Technical 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.


Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

In the five years through 2017, the Industrial and Technical Glass Manufacturing industry in China developed rapidly with revenue rising 12.3% annually to about $46.4 billion. High growth was due to the widening application of industry products and rapid technological advances in production.

The construction sector, especially the real estate sub-sector, is a major market for industrial and technical glass. However, as there is considerable time between the purchase of properties and the installation of glass components, demand from this market lags behind its development. Another major and growing market for this industry is the automobile sector...

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

Currently, the Industrial and Technical Glass Manufacturing industry in China has formed industrial development clusters in Shandong, Guangdong, and the Yangtze River Delta.


Shandong generates the most revenue for the Industrial and Technical Glass industry in China, about 27.7% of the total in 2017. Shandong has the most industry establishments and glass manufacturing bases, accounting for 19.7% of the total. Noted glass manufacturing enterprises Shandong Glass Group, Shandong Lanxing Glass (Group) Co. Ltd., and Linyi County Haosi Development Co. Ltd. are located in Shandong. The rapid development of various industries in Shandong provides a good and competitive developing platform for industrial and technical glass manufacturers.


Additional Insights for the Industrial & Technical Glass Manufacturing Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Industrial & Technical Glass Manufacturing Industry are

  • Company's product is user/consumer friendly
  • Market research and understanding
  • Effective quality control
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Downstream Demand - Building Construction and Fixed Investment - Total in the Industrial & Technical Glass Manufacturing industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Industrial & Technical Glass Manufacturing Industry?

    The Industrial and Technical Glass Manufacturing industry in China mainly manufactures industrial and technical glass used in construction and industrial production. Primary industry products include tempered glass, insulated glass, laminated glass, glass used in construction, and silica glass products.

    Industry Products
    Glass for construction use
    Glass for automobile use
    Glass for home appliance and furniture use
    Glass for medical industry use
    Industry Activities
    Tempered glass
    Construction glass
    Silica glass
    Silica glass product
    Other technical glass

    Table of Contents

    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Downstream Demand - Building Construction
  • Fixed Investment - Total
  • Construction Fashion Trends - Painting and Decorating Services
  • Downstream Demand - Automobile and Light Duty Motor Vehicle Manufacturing
  • Systems and Technology - by Industry
  • Domestic Goods Prices - Energy Minerals - Natural Gas

  • Current Performance
  • Industry products and uses
  • Domestic demand
  • Industry challenges
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Table: Industrial & Technical Glass Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Industrial & Technical Glass Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Wood Furniture Manufacturing
  • Medical Supplies Manufacturing
  • Medical & Veterinary Instrument Manufacturing
  • Automobile Manufacturing
  • Household Refrigerator and Freezer Manufacturing
  • Lab Instrument and Apparatus Manufacturing
  • Scientific Instrument Manufacturing
  • Building Construction
  • Building Completion & Interior Design

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Natural Gas Production and Distribution
  • Oil & Petroleum Refining
  • Solid Waste Recycling

  • Products & Services
  • Glass for construction use
  • Glass for automobile use
  • Glass for home appliance and furniture use
  • Other
  • Glass for medical industry use
  • Chart: Industrial & Technical Glass Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Development of downstream markets
  • Disposable income levels
  • Technological features of industry products

  • Major Markets
  • Construction sector
  • Auto sector
  • Exports
  • Others
  • Household appliance manufacturers
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Industrial & Technical Glass Manufacturing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Industrial & Technical Glass Manufacturing

  • Basis of Competition
  • Price
  • Quality
  • Technology
  • Distribution networks
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Industrial & Technical Glass Manufacturing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Fuyao GroupXinyi Glass Holdings LimitedShandong Glass GroupSichuan Guodong Construction Group Co. Ltd.China Southern Glass Holding Co. Ltd.
  • Table: Fuyao Group - financial performance
  • Table: Xinyi Glass Holdings Limited - financial performance
  • Table: Shandong Glass Group - financial performance
  • Table: Sichuan Guodong Construction Group Co. Ltd. - financial performance
  • Table: China Southern Glass Holding Co. Ltd. - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Industrial & Technical Glass Manufacturing Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
    Table: Industry Data for the Industrial & Technical Glass Manufacturing Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Exports (2008-2022)
  • Imports (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Total Assets (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
    Curtain Wall
  • A non-load-bearing wall of glass panes and supporting framework, usually made of steel or aluminum, intended to enclose the building and resist weather.
  • Flat Glass
  • All types of glass produced in a flat form, including rolled, float and plate glass.
  • Laminated Glass
  • The sandwiching of plastic layers between two or more sheets of glass. Layers are bonded together by heating in a pressurized "autoclave."
  • Low-Emissive (Low-E) Glass
  • A type of insulated glass that minimizes the amount of ultraviolet and infrared light that can pass through the glass without compromising the amount of visible light that is transmitted.
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