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Glass Product Manufacturing in the US: Market Research Report

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Glass Product Manufacturing Market Research Report | NAICS 32721 | Jul 2016

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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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Glass products are used in a variety of applications across the construction, manufacturing, agriculture, automotive, telecommunications, hospitality and household markets. The industry's four main product categories include flat glass, pressed or blown glass, glass containers and products made from purchased glass. Over the five years to 2016, industry revenue is expected to increase modestly. This recent growth reflects a continued rebound from recessionary lows, as renewed construction activity and consumer spending led to an accelerated increase in demand for glass products. Over the five years to 2021, revenue is also expected to as downstream building markets continue to recover and demand for automotive glass products strengthens... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

The Glass Product Manufacturing industry has a low-to-moderate level of concentration. Over the past decade, concentration has increased, due to industry restructuring and merger activity. In addition, multiple smaller companies exited or were acquired by larger companies during the economic crisis. The four largest industry players, according to IBISWorld estimates account for just over 22.0% of industry revenue in 2016.

In the five years to 2016, the total number of industry manufacturers is projected to increase at an annualized rate of 0.3%, from 4,496 enterprises in 2011 to 4,573 enterprises in 2016... 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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