Flat Glass: United States

This report forecasts to 2022 and 2026 US fabricated flat glass demand in nominal US dollars at the manufacturer level. Total US raw flat glass demand and production are also forecast to 2022 and 2026 in square meters. Finally, total US raw flat glass production is forecast to 2022 and 2026 in metric tons. Total fabricated flat glass demand is segmented by market in terms of: commercial buildings; residential buildings; motor vehicle original equipment manufacturer (OEM); motor vehicle aftermarket; and other markets such as solar energy, electronic display screens, and aerospace equipment glass.

To illustrate historical trends, total demand, production, and the various demand segments are provided in annual series from 2011 to 2021.

Production data reflect primarily float glass, but also include sheet glass, rolled glass, plate glass, and specialty types of flat glass such as patterned glass.

Demand by market for fabricated flat glass is presented in US dollars. Fabricated flat glass includes both basic glass as well as processed and value-added products such as laminated, tempered, and insulating glass. Thus, the dollar values presented per square meter of flat glass include the inherent value added by fabrication.

Key macroeconomic indicators are also provided with quantified trends. Other various topics, including profiles of pertinent leading companies, are covered in this report. A full outline of report items by page is available in the Table of Contents.

Related NAICS Codes:
327211 Flat glass manufacturing
327215 Glass product manufacturing made of purchased glass

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