Flat Glass Market

Flat Glass Market: Global Industry Analysis and Opportunity Assessment 2015 - 2025

Market Overview

Most of the building materials and components are designed to do their jobs and never be seen. Glass is seen by people every day and never given a second thought to it. Without glass, luxury and modern high-rise living wouldn’t be possible. Glass has made life better by reaching unimaginable heights and enjoy the view then and there. Flat glass is one such component which is used on a large scale. It is a crucial component to the industrial as well as scientific sectors. Flat glass is used in a variety of end products which include facades and windows for buildings, solar panels, windows and windscreens among others. It is the second largest sector in the glass industry in the European Union. The key users of glass include the automotive industry, building and construction industry to a large extent. Flat glass plays a crucial role in mitigating the effects of climate change, energy conservation through high performance architectural glass products and in reducing greenhouse gas emissions (GHG). Owing to its significance, flat glass has large number of end use segments which also includes healthcare, optical, aerospace, electronics and telecommunication.

The key drivers for the growth of flat glass market include the building and construction spending and advances in the solar panel production. In addition, changes and advances in the motor vehicle sector also contribute to the growing flat glass market. Growth of flat glass market also depends on growth emerging markets characterized by growing population, foreign investment and rising middle class and disposable incomes. Asia Pacific is the fastest and largest growing market globally. Japan is expected to contribute to fuel the demand of flat glass based on recovery of domestic building and construction sectors.

The key players in the lightweight materials market are: Asahi Glass, Nippon Sheet Glass, Guardian Industries, and Saint-Gobain. This research report presents a comprehensive assessment of the market and contains thoughtful insights, facts, historical data and statistically-supported and industry-validated market data and projections with a suitable set of assumptions and methodology. It provides analysis and information by categories such as market segments, regions, product types and distribution channels.

The report covers exhaustive analysis on:

  • Market Segments
  • Market Dynamics
  • Market Size & Forecast 2015 -2025
  • Supply & Demand Value Chain
  • Current Trends/Issues/Challenges
  • Competition & Companies involved
  • Technology
  • Value Chain
  • Market Drivers and Restraints

Regional analysis includes

  • North America
    • US & Canada
  • Latin America
    • Brazil, Mexico, Others
  • Western Europe
    • EU5
    • Nordics
    • Benelux
  • Eastern Europe
  • Asia Pacific
    • Australia and New Zealand (ANZ)
    • Greater China
    • India
    • ASEAN
    • Rest of Asia Pacific
  • Japan
  • Middle East and Africa
    • GCC Countries
    • Other Middle East
    • North Africa
    • South Africa
    • Other Africa

Flat Glass Market

Report Highlights:

  • Detailed overview of parent market
  • Changing market dynamics in the industry
  • In-depth market segmentation
  • Historical, current and projected market size in terms of volume and value
  • Recent industry trends and developments
  • Competitive landscape
  • Strategies of key players and products offered
  • Potential and niche segments, geographical regions exhibiting promising growth
  • A neutral perspective on market performance
  • Must-have information for market players to sustain and enhance their market footprint

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