Global Antibacterial Glass Market to Reach US$ 485.4 Million by 2032, Stimulated by the Increasing Focus on Health and Hygiene

September 07, 2023 | Chemical & Materials

According to the latest report by IMARC Group, titled “Antibacterial Glass Market Report by Active Ingredient Type (Silver, Copper, and Others), Glass Type (Soluble, Porous, Coated, and Others), Application (Hospital Wards, Food and Beverage Products, Military Equipments, Household Products, and Others), and Region 2024-2032,” the global antibacterial glass market size reached US$ 270.9 Million in 2023. Antibacterial glass, also known as antimicrobial glass, is a specialized type of glass that incorporates properties to inhibit the growth and spread of bacteria, fungi, and other microorganisms on its surface. This innovative glass technology is achieved by integrating specific antimicrobial agents or coatings during the manufacturing process. These agents act as a protective barrier, disrupting the cellular processes of microorganisms that come into contact with the glass. As a result, the growth of harmful bacteria is significantly reduced, promoting a cleaner and more hygienic environment.

Global Antibacterial Glass Market Trends:

With the growing awareness about the importance of hygiene and health, individuals and organizations are seeking innovative solutions to mitigate the spread of infectious diseases and bacteria. Antibacterial glass, with its ability to inhibit microbial growth, offers a promising solution to address these concerns, driving its demand in healthcare, residential, and commercial sectors. Additionally, healthcare facilities face significant challenges in controlling HAIs. Antibacterial glass has gained prominence in hospitals and clinics due to its ability to reduce bacteria and limit the risk of infections, thereby promoting safer environments for patients and healthcare professionals. Other than this, the construction industry's growth worldwide is boosting the demand for antibacterial glass in building applications. As urbanization and infrastructure development continue, there is an increased focus on incorporating advanced materials that enhance the health and well-being of occupants. Antibacterial glass finds applications in windows, facades, and interior surfaces, contributing to improved hygiene and indoor air quality. Besides this, continuous research and development efforts by glass manufacturers and technology providers have led to the introduction of more effective and durable antibacterial glass solutions. These innovations are bolstering market expansion and enabling a more widespread adoption of the technology. In line with this, the focus on sustainable and environmentally friendly buildings has driven the demand for green building materials. Antibacterial glass, which helps maintain cleaner indoor environments and reduces the need for harsh cleaning chemicals, aligns with the sustainability goals of modern architecture. Looking forward, the market value is projected to reach US$ 485.4 Million by 2032, expanding at a CAGR of 6.5% during 2024-2032.

Market Summary:

  • Based on ingredient the type, the market has been segmented into silver, copper, and others. Currently, silver holds the largest market shares.
  • On the basis of the glass type, the market has been divided into soluble, porous, coated, and others.
  • Based on the application, the market has been segregated into hospital wards, food and beverage products, military equipment, household products, and others. Presently, hospital wards hold the largest market share.
  • Region-wise, the market has been segmented into North America (The United States and Canada), Asia Pacific (China, Japan, India, South Korea, Australia, Indonesia, and others), Europe (Germany, France, the United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, Russia, Others), Middle East and Africa, and Latin America (Brazil, Mexico, and Others). Amongst these, North America is the leading market, accounting for the majority of the global share.
  • The competitive landscape of the market has also been examined, with some of the key players being AGC Glass Europe, Beijing JiYan-Tech Co. Ltd, BÜFA Glas GmbH & Co. KG, Corning Inc., Essex Safety Glass Ltd., Innovative Glass, Ishizuka Glass Company Limited, Joh. Sprinz GmbH and Co. KG, Morley Glass & Glazing Ltd., Sumita Optical Glass Ltd., and Saint Gobain SA.

Report Scope:

Report Features Details
Base Year of the Analysis 2023
Historical Period 2018-2023
Forecast Period 2024-2032
Units US$ Million
Segment Coverage Active Ingredient Type, Glass Type, Application, Region
Region Covered  Asia Pacific, Europe, North America, Latin America, Middle East and Africa
Countries Covered United States, Canada, Germany, France, United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, Russia, China, Japan, India, South Korea, Australia, Indonesia, Brazil, Mexico
Companies Covered AGC Glass Europe, Beijing JiYan-Tech Co. Ltd, BÜFA Glas GmbH & Co. KG, Corning Inc., Essex Safety Glass Ltd., Innovative Glass, Ishizuka Glass Company Limited, Joh. Sprinz GmbH and Co. KG, Morley Glass & Glazing Ltd., Sumita Optical Glass Ltd. and Saint Gobain SA
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