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Flat Glass Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2019-2024

The global flat glass market was worth US$ 104.5 Billion in 2018. Flat glass, also known as sheet or plate glass, is most commonly used for manufacturing windows, doors, mirrors and solar panels. It is produced by melting sand, soda ash and silica into liquid and spreading it to the desired thickness. The molten liquid is then cooled to obtain the desired product. Flat glass is produced via controlled thermal and chemical reactions to ensure toughness in the structural formation. Despite this, flat glass is highly flexible and customizable once it is made.

Global Flat Glass Market Report

The thriving construction industry is the key factor driving the growth of the market. Furthermore, the increasing infrastructural expenditure on the construction of eco-friendly green buildings, which aid in minimizing carbon emissions into the environment, is also driving the market growth. Flat glass is widely used in photovoltaic modules, e-glass structures and solar panels due to the rising need for clean energy across the globe. It is gradually replacing the traditionally materials like bricks, stone and wood. Insulated flat glass is transparent and recyclable, which reduces pollution and enhances the comfort for the inhabitants of the building. Moreover, the flourishing automotive industry is another factor contributing to the market growth. The automobile manufacturers are increasingly employing tempered glass due to its shatterproof properties that can prevent severe injuries and possible life threats in case of accidents. Other factors such as the implementation of nanotechnology to produce lightweight glazing glass and solar control panels coupled with the increasing urbanization and rising disposable incomes are further creating a positive outlook for the market. Looking forward, IMARC Group expects the market to reach a value of US$ 153.3 Billion by 2024, registering a CAGR of 6.6% during 2019-2024.

Report Coverage:

  • Historical, Current and Future Market Trends
     
  • Market Breakup by Technology:
    • Float Glass 
    • Sheet Glass
    • Rolled Glass
       
  • Market Breakup by Product Type:
    • Basic Float Glass
    • Toughened Glass
    • Coated Glass
    • Laminated Glass
    • Insulated
    • Extra Clear Glass
    • Others
       
  • Market Breakup by Raw Material:
    • Sand
    • Soda Ash
    • Recycled Glass
    • Dolomite
    • Limestone
    • Others
       
  • Market Breakup by End-Use:
    • Safety and Security
    • Solar Control
    • Others
       
  • Market Breakup by Type:
    • Fabricated
    • Non-Fabricated
       
  • Market Breakup by End Use Industry:
    • Construction
    • Automotive
    • Solar Energy
    • Electronics
    • Others
       
  • Market Breakup by Region:
    • Asia Pacific
    • Europe
    • North America
    • Middle East and Africa
    • Latin America
       

Competitive Landscape:

The report has also analysed the competitive landscape of the market with some of the key players being Asahi Glass, Saint-Gobain, Guardian Industries, Nippon Sheet Glass, Central Glass, Cardinal Glass Industries, Fuyao Glass Industry Group, Sisecam Group, Taiwan Glass, CSG Holding Co. Ltd, Vitro, DB Glass, Gulf Glass Industries, etc.

Key Questions Answered in This Report:

  • How has the global flat glass market performed so far and how will it perform in the coming years?
  • What are the key regional markets in the global flat glass industry?
  • What is the breakup of the market based on the technology?
  • What is the breakup of the market based on the product type?
  • What is the breakup of the market based on the raw material?
  • What is the breakup of the market based on the end-use?
  • What is the breakup of the market based on the type?
  • What is the breakup of the market based on the end use industry?
  • What are the various stages in the value chain of the global flat glass industry?
  • What are the key driving factors and challenges in the global flat glass industry?
  • What is the structure of the global flat glass industry and who are the key players?
  • What is the degree of competition in the global flat glass industry?
  • What are the profit margins in the flat glass industry?

1    Preface
2    Scope and Methodology

    2.1    Objectives of the Study
    2.2    Stakeholders
    2.3    Data Sources
        2.3.1    Primary Sources
        2.3.2    Secondary Sources
    2.4    Market Estimation
        2.4.1    Bottom-Up Approach
        2.4.2    Top-Down Approach
    2.5    Forecasting Methodology
3    Executive Summary
4    Introduction

    4.1    Overview
    4.2    Key Industry Trends
5    Global Flat Glass Market
    5.1    Market Overview
    5.2    Market Performance
    5.3    Market Breakup by Technology
    5.4    Market Breakup by Product Type
    5.5    Market Breakup by Raw Material
    5.6    Market Breakup by End-Use
    5.7    Market Breakup by Type
    5.8    Market Breakup by End Use Industry
    5.9    Market Breakup by Region
    5.10 Market Forecast
6    Market Breakup by Technology
    6.1    Float Glass
        6.1.1    Market Trends
        6.1.2    Market Forecast
    6.2    Sheet Glass
        6.2.1    Market Trends
        6.2.2    Market Forecast
    6.3    Rolled Glass
        6.3.1    Market Trends
        6.3.2    Market Forecast
7    Market Breakup by Product Type
    7.1    Basic Float Glass
        7.1.1    Market Trends
        7.1.2    Market Forecast
    7.2    Toughened Glass
        7.2.1    Market Trends
        7.2.2    Market Forecast
    7.3    Coated Glass
        7.3.1    Market Trends
        7.3.2    Market Forecast
    7.4    Laminated Glass
        7.4.1    Market Trends
        7.4.2    Market Forecast
    7.5    Insulated
        7.5.1    Market Trends
        7.5.2    Market Forecast
    7.6    Extra Clear Glass
        7.6.1    Market Trends
        7.6.2    Market Forecast
    7.7    Others
        7.7.1    Market Trends
        7.7.2    Market Forecast
8    Market Breakup by Raw Material
    8.1    Sand
        8.1.1    Market Trends
        8.1.2    Market Forecast
    8.2    Soda Ash
        8.2.1    Market Trends
        8.2.2    Market Forecast
    8.3    Recycled Glass
        8.3.1    Market Trends
        8.3.2    Market Forecast
    8.4    Dolomite
        8.4.1    Market Trends
        8.4.2    Market Forecast
    8.5    Limestone
        8.5.1    Market Trends
        8.5.2    Market Forecast
    8.6    Others
        8.6.1    Market Trends
        8.6.2    Market Forecast
9    Market Breakup by End-Use
    9.1    Safety and Security 
        9.1.1    Market Trends
        9.1.2    Market Forecast
    9.2    Solar Control
        9.2.1    Market Trends
        9.2.2    Market Forecast
    9.3    Others
        9.3.1    Market Trends
        9.3.2    Market Forecast
10    Market Breakup by Type
    10.1    Fabricated  
        10.1.1    Market Trends
        10.1.2    Market Forecast
    10.2    Non-Fabricated 
        10.2.1    Market Trends
        10.2.2    Market Forecast
11    Market Breakup by End Use Industry
    11.1    Construction
        11.1.1    Market Trends
        11.1.2    Market Forecast
    11.2    Automotive
        11.2.1    Market Trends
        11.2.2    Market Forecast
    11.3    Solar Energy
        11.3.1    Market Trends
        11.3.2    Market Forecast
    11.4    Electronics
        11.4.1    Market Trends
        11.4.2    Market Forecast
    11.5    Others
        11.5.1    Market Trends
        11.5.2    Market Forecast
12    Market Breakup by Region
    12.1    Asia Pacific
        12.1.1    Market Trends
        12.1.2    Market Forecast
    12.2    Europe
        12.2.1    Market Trends
        12.2.2    Market Forecast
    12.3    North America
        12.3.1    Market Trends
        12.3.2    Market Forecast
    12.4    Middle East and Africa
        12.4.1    Market Trends
        12.4.2    Market Forecast
    12.5    Latin America
        12.5.1    Market Trends
        12.5.2    Market Forecast
13    SWOT Analysis
    13.1    Overview
    13.2    Strengths
    13.3    Weaknesses
    13.4    Opportunities
    13.5    Threats
14    Value Chain Analysis
15    Porter’s Five Forces Analysis

    15.1    Overview
    15.2    Bargaining Power of Buyers
    15.3    Bargaining Power of Suppliers
    15.4    Degree of Competition
    15.5    Threat of New Entrants
    15.6    Threat of Substitutes
16    Price Analysis
    16.1    Key Price Indicators
    16.2    Price Structure
    16.3    Margin Analysis
17    Competitive Landscape
    17.1    Market Structure
    17.2    Key Players
    17.3    Profiles of Key Players
        17.3.1    Asahi Glass
        17.3.2    Saint-Gobain
        17.3.3    Guardian Industries
        17.3.4    Nippon Sheet Glass 
        17.3.5    Central Glass 
        17.3.6    Cardinal Glass Industries
        17.3.7    Fuyao Glass Industry Group 
        17.3.8    Sisecam Group
        17.3.9    Taiwan Glass
        17.3.10      CSG Holding Co. Ltd
        17.3.11      Vitro
        17.3.12      DB Glass
        17.3.13      Gulf Glass Industries

List of Figures

Figure 1: Global: Flat Glass Market: Major Drivers and Challenges
Figure 2: Global: Flat Glass Market: Sales Value (in Billion US$), 2013-2018
Figure 3: Global: Flat Glass Market: Breakup by Technology (in %), 2018
Figure 4: Global: Flat Glass Market: Breakup by Product Type (in %), 2018
Figure 5: Global: Flat Glass Market: Breakup by Raw Material (in %), 2018
Figure 6: Global: Flat Glass Market: Breakup by End-Use (in %), 2018
Figure 7: Global: Flat Glass Market: Breakup by Type (in %), 2018
Figure 8: Global: Flat Glass Market: Breakup by End Use Industry (in %), 2018
Figure 9: Global: Flat Glass Market: Breakup by Region (in %), 2018
Figure 10: Global: Flat Glass Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Billion US$), 2019-2024
Figure 11: Global: Flat Glass Industry: SWOT Analysis
Figure 12: Global: Flat Glass Industry: Value Chain Analysis
Figure 13: Global: Flat Glass Industry: Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
Figure 14: Global: Flat Glass (Float) Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2013 & 2018
Figure 15: Global: Flat Glass (Float) Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2019-2024
Figure 16: Global: Flat Glass (Sheet) Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2013 & 2018
Figure 17: Global: Flat Glass (Sheet) Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2019-2024
Figure 18: Global: Flat Glass (Rolled) Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2013 & 2018
Figure 19: Global: Flat Glass (Rolled Glass) Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2019-2024
Figure 20: Global: Flat Glass (Basic Float Glass) Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2013 & 2018
Figure 21: Global: Flat Glass (Basic Float Glass) Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2019-2024
Figure 22: Global: Flat Glass (Toughened Glass) Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2013 & 2018
Figure 23: Global: Flat Glass (Toughened Glass) Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2019-2024
Figure 24: Global: Flat Glass (Coated Glass) Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2013 & 2018
Figure 25: Global: Flat Glass (Coated Glass) Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2019-2024
Figure 26: Global: Flat Glass (Laminated Glass) Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2013 & 2018
Figure 27: Global: Flat Glass (Laminated Glass) Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2019-2024
Figure 28: Global: Flat Glass (Insulated) Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2013 & 2018
Figure 29: Global: Flat Glass (Insulated) Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2019-2024
Figure 30: Global: Flat Glass (Extra Clear Glass) Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2013 & 2018
Figure 31: Global: Flat Glass (Extra Clear Glass) Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2019-2024
Figure 32: Global: Flat Glass (Other Product Types) Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2013 & 2018
Figure 33: Global: Flat Glass (Other Product Types) Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2019-2024
Figure 34: Global: Flat Glass (Sand) Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2013 & 2018
Figure 35: Global: Flat Glass (Sand) Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2019-2024
Figure 36: Global: Flat Glass (Soda Ash) Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2013 & 2018
Figure 37: Global: Flat Glass (Soda Ash) Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2019-2024
Figure 38: Global: Flat Glass (Recycled) Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2013 & 2018
Figure 39: Global: Flat Glass (Recycled) Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2019-2024
Figure 40: Global: Flat Glass (Dolomite) Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2013 & 2018
Figure 41: Global: Flat Glass (Dolomite) Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2019-2024
Figure 42: Global: Flat Glass (Limestone) Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2013 & 2018
Figure 43: Global: Flat Glass (Limestone) Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2019-2024
Figure 44: Global: Flat Glass (Other Raw Materials) Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2013 & 2018
Figure 45: Global: Flat Glass (Other Raw Materials) Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2019-2024
Figure 46: Global: Flat Glass (Safety and Security Glass) Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2013 & 2018
Figure 47: Global: Flat Glass (Safety and Security Glass) Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2019-2024
Figure 48: Global: Flat Glass (Solar Control Glass) Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2013 & 2018
Figure 49: Global: Flat Glass (Solar Control Glass) Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2019-2024
Figure 50: Global: Flat Glass (Other End-Uses) Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2013 & 2018
Figure 51: Global: Flat Glass (Other End-Uses) Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2019-2024
Figure 52: Global: Flat Glass (Fabricated) Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2013 & 2018
Figure 53: Global: Flat Glass (Fabricated) Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2019-2024
Figure 54: Global: Flat Glass (Non-Fabricated) Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2013 & 2018
Figure 55: Global: Flat Glass (Non-Fabricated) Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2019-2024
Figure 56: Global: Flat Glass (Construction) Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2013 & 2018
Figure 57: Global: Flat Glass (Construction) Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2019-2024
Figure 58: Global: Flat Glass (Automotive) Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2013 & 2018
Figure 59: Global: Flat Glass (Automotive) Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2019-2024
Figure 60: Global: Flat Glass (Solar Energy) Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2013 & 2018
Figure 61: Global: Flat Glass (Solar Energy) Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2019-2024
Figure 62: Global: Flat Glass (Electronics) Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2013 & 2018
Figure 63: Global: Flat Glass (Electronics) Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2019-2024
Figure 64: Global: Flat Glass (Other End-Users) Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2013 & 2018
Figure 65: Global: Flat Glass (Other End-Users) Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2019-2024
Figure 66: Asia Pacific: Flat Glass Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2013 & 2018
Figure 67: Asia Pacific: Flat Glass Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2019-2024
Figure 68: Europe: Flat Glass Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2013 & 2018
Figure 69: Europe: Flat Glass Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2019-2024
Figure 70: North America: Flat Glass Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2013 & 2018
Figure 71: North America: Flat Glass Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2019-2024
Figure 72: Middle East and Africa: Flat Glass Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2013 & 2018
Figure 73: Middle East and Africa: Flat Glass Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2019-2024
Figure 74: Latin America: Flat Glass Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2013 & 2018
Figure 75: Latin America: Flat Glass Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2019-2024

List of Tables

Table 1: Global: Flat Glass Market: Key Industry Highlights, 2018 and 2024
Table 2: Global: Flat Glass Market Forecast: Breakup by Technology (in Million US$), 2019-2024
Table 3: Global: Flat Glass Market Forecast: Breakup by Product Type (in Million US$), 2019-2024
Table 4: Global: Flat Glass Market Forecast: Breakup by Raw Material (in Million US$), 2019-2024
Table 5: Global: Flat Glass Market Forecast: Breakup by End-Use (in Million US$), 2019-2024
Table 6: Global: Flat Glass Market Forecast: Breakup by Type (in Million US$), 2019-2024
Table 7: Global: Flat Glass Market Forecast: Breakup by End Use Industry (in Million US$), 2019-2024
Table 8: Global: Flat Glass Market Forecast: Breakup by Region (in Million US$), 2019-2024
Table 9: Global: Flat Glass Market Structure
Table 10: Global: Flat Glass Market: Key Players

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