Global Flat Glass

This report forecasts to 2023 global demand for flat glass by market in square meters and nominal US dollars at the manufacturer level, and by major world region in US dollars. Reported markets encompass: residential buildings; nonresidential buildings; motor vehicle original equipment manufacturer (OEM); motor vehicle aftermarket; and other markets such as solar energy, electronic display screens, and aerospace equipment glass. Major world regions include North America, Western Europe, Asia/Pacific, and all other regions.

To illustrate historical trends, world, market, and regional demand (including market segments) are provided for 2008, 2013, and 2018. Finally, global production in square meters is segmented by major world region and provided for 2008, 2013, 2018, and 2023.

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.

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

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