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Flat Glass Market- 2017-2027

Definition of Market/Industry:

Flat glass is used in construction and automotive industries for windscreens, backlights, and sunroofs among others. Moreover, flat glass has applications in solar panels as well as in interior decoration, mirrors, and greenhouses. On the basis of glass type, flat glass market can be further segmented into tempered, laminated & annealed glass, coated glass, mirror glass, and others.

Statistics:

The flat glass market was valued at US$ 100,391.5 Mn in 2018 and is expected to reach US$ 176,748.6 Mn by the end of 2027, exhibiting a CAGR of 6.6% during the forecast period (2019 to 2027).

Drivers:

Growing end-use industries such as automotive, among others is expected to boost demand for flat glass during the forecast period. The expansion of the building and construction industry is expected to drive the global flat glass market growth over the forecast period. For instance, according to the Global Construction Perspectives and Oxford Economics, the global construction industry is expected to reach US$ 17.5 trillion by 2030, which is US$ 8 trillion rise from 2015. Furthermore, rising demand for energy efficient products is expected to fuel demand for flat glass in energy applications. For instance, flat glass is used in the manufacture of solar control glass, low-E glass, and others. Therefore, rising adoption of energy efficient products is expected to drive growth of the flat glass market over the forecast period.

Furthermore, growing solar energy industry is expected to fuel demand for flat glass. Increasing demand for glass processing machines is facilitating the growth of the energy segment, which is further expected to create significant growth opportunities for flat glass market over the forecast period. Rising environmental awareness has led to greater utilization of solar energy, in addition with efforts to reduce dependence on non-renewable energy sources. These factors are expected to propel demand for flat glass over the forecast period.

Figure 1. Global Flat Glass Market Share (%), By Region, 2018

Flat Glass  | Coherent Market Insights

Market Restraints

Increasing input price of raw materials due to inflation and exchange rates in energy sector are expected to hamper the global flat glass market growth. Moreover, fluctuating price of raw materials used in the glass industry such as silica sand, limestone, heavy fuel oil (HFO) and natural gas (NG), soda ash, and others are expected to restrain growth of the flat glass market over the forecast period.

Market Opportunities

Key players are focused on business expansion in the flat glass market, which is expected to fuel the market growth over the forecast period. These business expansions generates huge investments in the market, which creates growth opportunity for flat glass key players, globally. For instance, in April 2016, JSC Gomelsteklo signed a supply agreement for export of Gomelsteko’s glass to a Germany-based company Schollglas GmbH (a seller and processor of glass). This agreement allowed export of glass manufactured by JSC Gomelsteklo to Poland and Germany market. This strengthened and expanded company’s market presence in Europe.

Market Trends/Key Takeaways

Rising adoption of energy efficient glass is expected to propel the global flat glass market growth over the forecast period. Low-E glass is one such innovation, which is rapidly utilized by numerous end-use industries such as building & construction industry. Several key players in the market are offering Low-E glass for heat control applications. For instance, companies such as Sisecam Group offers Sisecam Low-E Glass, an energy-efficient flat glass, which helps in controlling heat, protects against UV radiation by 68%, and reduces condensation on glass surface. The glass offered by the company is utilized in the construction of small and medium sized commercial buildings and residential applications.

Figure 2. Global Flat Glass Market Share, By Glass Type, 2018

Flat Glass  | Coherent Market Insights

Based on glass type, tempered, laminated, & annealed segment accounted for the largest revenue share of 62.5% in terms of value in 2018, followed by coated glass, mirror glass, and others segment.

Competitive Section:

Company Names 

  • Agc Inc.
  • Nippon Sheet Glass Co., Ltd.
  • Compagnie de Saint-Gobain S.A.
  • Guardian Industries
  • China Glass Holdings Limited
  • Luoyang Glass Company Limited
  • Fuyao Glass Industry Group Co., Ltd.
  • CSG Holdings Co., Ltd.
  • Euroglas GmbH
  • Vitro, S.A.B. de C.V.
  • Taiwan Glass Industry Corporation
  • Central Glass Co., Ltd.
  • Cardinal Glass Industries, Inc.
  • PT. Mulia Industrindo, Tbk.
  • KCC Corporation
  • Jinjing Group Co. Ltd.
  • Kaveh Glass Industry Group
  • JSC Gomelsteklo
  • Xinyi Glass Holdings Limited
  • Kibing Group

Recent Developments

AGC Inc.

  • In September 2018, AGC Inc. entered into partnership with NOMURA Co. Ltd. (a Japan-based designer & constructor of architectural spaces). Under this partnership, both companies will work together for development of functional interior glasses. This will help AGC Inc. to expand its presence in interior market.

Nippon Sheet Glass Co., Ltd.

  • In March 2018, Nippon Sheet Glass developed a 0.7 mm thick glass with transparent conductive oxide thin coating. The company claimed that the newly developed glass was world’s thinnest glass with transparent electro-conductive coating manufactured with chemical vapor deposition (CVD) technology.

Guardian Industries

  • In May 2019, Guardian Industries started its new laminated glass production line in Orosháza, Hungary. The new production line helped the company to meet increasing demand for laminated glass in Europe. The new plant produced standard and coated laminated glass as well as acoustic, thick, coated & colored laminated glass.

Euroglas GmbH

  • In May 2019, the company inaugurated its fifth float glass smelter in Ujazd, Poland. This helped the company in expanding its overall production capacity.

Global flat glass market is expected to exhibit a CAGR of 6% over the forecast period, owing to increasing government initiatives for production of flat glass. For instance, in India, government initiatives and projects such as Smart Cities is positively impacting growth of infrastructure and construction sectors, which is expected to boost demand for flat glass. Furthermore, the significant growth of the automotive industry is a key factor which is expected to drive demand for flat glass. For instance, according to the International Organization of Motor Vehicle Manufacturers, in 2015 the global production of vehicles was 90,780,583 units, which increased to 95,634,593 units in 2018. However, the growth of the market is expected to be hampered by the increasing cost of raw materials such as soda ash and silica sand amongst others.

Among application, windows and glass doors segment is expected to hold the largest share in the global flat glass market over the forecast period. For instance, according to the data released by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development in June 2019, the number of newly completed residential buildings was around 900 thousands of units in May 2014, which increased to 1,200 thousands of units in May 2019. Thus increasing construction activities is expected to drive demand for flat glass.

Among regions, Asia Pacific accounted for the largest market share in 2018, followed by Europe. Moreover, flat glass market in Europe is expected to witness significant growth due to high energy consumption and increasing concerns about CO2 emissions in the region. The products manufactured using flat glass are capable of providing natural light and facilitating solar heat transmissions. Flat glass is used for manufacturing windshields and backlights in automotive vehicles, which helps in reducing the CO2 emissions and serves as a sustainable solution.

Key features of the study:

  • This report provides in-depth analysis of flat glass market and provides market size (US$ Million & Kilo Tons) and Cumulative Annual Growth Rate (CAGR %) for the forecast period (2019-2027), considering 2018 as the base year
  • It elucidates potential revenue opportunity across different segments and explains attractive investment proposition matrix for this market
  • This study also provides key insights about market drivers, restraints, opportunities, new product launches or approval, regional outlook, and competitive strategy adopted by key players
  • It profiles key players in the global flat glass market based on the following parameters – company overview, financial performance, product portfolio, geographical presence, distribution strategies, key developments and strategies, and future plans
  • Key companies covered as a part of this study include, Agc Inc., Nippon Sheet Glass Co., Ltd, Compagnie de Saint-Gobain S.A., Guardian Industries, China Glass Holdings Limited, Luoyang Glass Company Limited, Fuyao Glass Industry Group Co., Ltd., CSG Holdings Co., Ltd., Euroglas GmbH, Vitro, S.A.B. de C.V., Taiwan Glass Industry Corporation, Central Glass Co., Ltd., Cardinal Glass Industries, Inc., PT. Mulia Industrindo, Tbk., KCC Corporation, Jinjing Group Co. Ltd., Kaveh Glass Industry Group, JSC Gomelsteklo, Xinyi Glass Holdings Limited, and Kibing Group.
  • Insights from this report would allow marketers and the management authorities of the companies to make informed decision regarding their future products launches, technology upgradation, market expansion, and marketing tactics
  • The global flat glass market report caters to various stakeholders in this industry including investors, suppliers, flat glass manufacturers, distributors, new entrants, and financial analysts
  • Stakeholders would have ease in decision-making through the various strategy matrices used in analyzing the flat glass market

Detailed Segmentation:

  • Global Flat Glass Market, By Glass Type:
    • Tempered, Laminated & Annealed Glass
    • Coated Glass
    • Mirror Glass
    • Others
  • Global Flat Glass Market, By Application:
    • Automotive Glasses
    • Windows & Glass Doors
    • Solar Panel
    • Facade
    • Others
  • Global Flat Glass Market, By End-use Industry:
    • Automotive
    • Building and Construction
    • Energy
    • Others
  • Global Flat Glass Market, By Region:
    • North America
      • U.S.
        • By Glass Type:
          • Tempered, Laminated & Annealed Glass
          • Coated Glass 
          • Mirror Glass 
          • Others 
        • By Application:
          • Automotive Glasses 
          • Windows & Glass Doors  
          • Solar Panel
          • Facade
          • Others
        • By End-use Industry:
          • Automotive
          • Building and Construction
          • Energy
          • Others
      • Canada
        • By Glass Type:
          • Tempered, Laminated & Annealed Glass
          • Coated Glass 
          • Mirror Glass 
          • Others 
        • By Application:
          • Automotive Glasses 
          • Windows & Glass Doors  
          • Solar Panel
          • Facade
          • Others
        • By End-use Industry:
          • Automotive
          • Building and Construction
          • Energy
          • Others
    • Europe
        • By Glass Type:
          • Tempered, Laminated & Annealed Glass
          • Coated Glass 
          • Mirror Glass 
          • Others 
        • By Application:
          • Automotive Glasses 
          • Windows & Glass Doors  
          • Solar Panel
          • Facade
          • Others
        • By End-use Industry:
          • Automotive
          • Building and Construction
          • Energy
          • Others
      • Germany
        • By Glass Type:
          • Tempered, Laminated & Annealed Glass
          • Coated Glass 
          • Mirror Glass 
          • Others 
        • By Application:
          • Automotive Glasses 
          • Windows & Glass Doors  
          • Solar Panel
          • Facade
          • Others
        • By End-use Industry:
          • Automotive
          • Building and Construction
          • Energy
          • Others
      • Italy
        • By Glass Type:
          • Tempered, Laminated & Annealed Glass
          • Coated Glass 
          • Mirror Glass 
          • Others 
        • By Application:
          • Automotive Glasses 
          • Windows & Glass Doors  
          • Solar Panel
          • Facade
          • Others
        • By End-use Industry:
          • Automotive
          • Building and Construction
          • Energy
          • Others
      • France
        • By Glass Type:
          • Tempered, Laminated & Annealed Glass
          • Coated Glass 
          • Mirror Glass 
          • Others 
        • By Application:
          • Automotive Glasses 
          • Windows & Glass Doors  
          • Solar Panel
          • Facade
          • Others
        • By End-use Industry:
          • Automotive
          • Building and Construction
          • Energy
          • Others
      • Russia
        • By Glass Type:
          • Tempered, Laminated & Annealed Glass
          • Coated Glass 
          • Mirror Glass 
          • Others 
        • By Application:
          • Automotive Glasses 
          • Windows & Glass Doors  
          • Solar Panel
          • Facade
          • Others
        • By End-use Industry:
          • Automotive
          • Building and Construction
          • Energy
          • Others
      • Rest of Europe
        • By Glass Type:
          • Tempered, Laminated & Annealed Glass
          • Coated Glass 
          • Mirror Glass 
          • Others 
        • By Application:
          • Automotive Glasses 
          • Windows & Glass Doors  
          • Solar Panel
          • Facade
          • Others
        • By End-use Industry:
          • Automotive
          • Building and Construction
          • Energy
          • Others
    • Asia Pacific
      • China
        • By Glass Type:
          • Tempered, Laminated & Annealed Glass
          • Coated Glass 
          • Mirror Glass 
          • Others 
        • By Application:
          • Automotive Glasses 
          • Windows & Glass Doors  
          • Solar Panel
          • Facade
          • Others
        • By End-use Industry:
          • Automotive
          • Building and Construction
          • Energy
          • Others
      • India
        • By Glass Type:
          • Tempered, Laminated & Annealed Glass
          • Coated Glass 
          • Mirror Glass 
          • Others 
        • By Application:
          • Automotive Glasses 
          • Windows & Glass Doors  
          • Solar Panel
          • Facade
          • Others
        • By End-use Industry:
          • Automotive
          • Building and Construction
          • Energy
          • Others
      • Japan
        • By Glass Type:
          • Tempered, Laminated & Annealed Glass
          • Coated Glass 
          • Mirror Glass 
          • Others 
        • By Application:
          • Automotive Glasses 
          • Windows & Glass Doors  
          • Solar Panel
          • Facade
          • Others
        • By End-use Industry:
          • Automotive
          • Building and Construction
          • Energy
          • Others
      • ASEAN
        • By Glass Type:
          • Tempered, Laminated & Annealed Glass
          • Coated Glass 
          • Mirror Glass 
          • Others 
        • By Application:
          • Automotive Glasses 
          • Windows & Glass Doors  
          • Solar Panel
          • Facade
          • Others
        • By End-use Industry:
          • Automotive
          • Building and Construction
          • Energy
          • Others
      • Australia
        • By Glass Type:
          • Tempered, Laminated & Annealed Glass
          • Coated Glass 
          • Mirror Glass 
          • Others 
        • By Application:
          • Automotive Glasses 
          • Windows & Glass Doors  
          • Solar Panel
          • Facade
          • Others
        • By End-use Industry:
          • Automotive
          • Building and Construction
          • Energy
          • Others
      • South Korea
        • By Glass Type:
          • Tempered, Laminated & Annealed Glass
          • Coated Glass 
          • Mirror Glass 
          • Others 
        • By Application:
          • Automotive Glasses 
          • Windows & Glass Doors  
          • Solar Panel
          • Facade
          • Others
        • By End-use Industry:
          • Automotive
          • Building and Construction
          • Energy
          • Others
      • Rest of Asia Pacific
        • By Glass Type:
          • Tempered, Laminated & Annealed Glass
          • Coated Glass 
          • Mirror Glass 
          • Others 
        • By Application:
          • Automotive Glasses 
          • Windows & Glass Doors  
          • Solar Panel
          • Facade
          • Others
        • By End-use Industry:
          • Automotive
          • Building and Construction
          • Energy
          • Others
    • Latin America
      • Brazil
        • By Glass Type:
          • Tempered, Laminated & Annealed Glass
          • Coated Glass 
          • Mirror Glass 
          • Others 
        • By Application:
          • Automotive Glasses 
          • Windows & Glass Doors  
          • Solar Panel
          • Facade
          • Others
        • By End-use Industry:
          • Automotive
          • Building and Construction
          • Energy
          • Others
      • Argentina
        • By Glass Type:
          • Tempered, Laminated & Annealed Glass
          • Coated Glass 
          • Mirror Glass 
          • Others 
        • By Application:
          • Automotive Glasses 
          • Windows & Glass Doors  
          • Solar Panel
          • Facade
          • Others
        • By End-use Industry:
          • Automotive
          • Building and Construction
          • Energy
          • Others
      • Mexico
        • By Glass Type:
          • Tempered, Laminated & Annealed Glass
          • Coated Glass 
          • Mirror Glass 
          • Others 
        • By Application:
          • Automotive Glasses 
          • Windows & Glass Doors  
          • Solar Panel
          • Facade
          • Others
        • By End-use Industry:
          • Automotive
          • Building and Construction
          • Energy
          • Others
      • Rest of Latin America
        • By Glass Type:
          • Tempered, Laminated & Annealed Glass
          • Coated Glass 
          • Mirror Glass 
          • Others 
        • By Application:
          • Automotive Glasses 
          • Windows & Glass Doors  
          • Solar Panel
          • Facade
          • Others
        • By End-use Industry:
          • Automotive
          • Building and Construction
          • Energy
          • Others
    • Middle East
      • GCC
        • By Glass Type:
          • Tempered, Laminated & Annealed Glass
          • Coated Glass 
          • Mirror Glass 
          • Others 
        • By Application:
          • Automotive Glasses 
          • Windows & Glass Doors  
          • Solar Panel
          • Facade
          • Others
        • By End-use Industry:
          • Automotive
          • Building and Construction
          • Energy
          • Others
          •  
      • Israel
        • By Glass Type:
          • Tempered, Laminated & Annealed Glass
          • Coated Glass 
          • Mirror Glass 
          • Others 
        • By Application:
          • Automotive Glasses 
          • Windows & Glass Doors  
          • Solar Panel
          • Facade
          • Others
        • By End-use Industry:
          • Automotive
          • Building and Construction
          • Energy
          • Others
      • Rest of Middle East 
        • By Glass Type:
          • Tempered, Laminated & Annealed Glass
          • Coated Glass 
          • Mirror Glass 
          • Others 
        • By Application:
          • Automotive Glasses 
          • Windows & Glass Doors  
          • Solar Panel
          • Facade
          • Others
        • By End-use Industry:
          • Automotive
          • Building and Construction
          • Energy
          • Others
    • Africa
      • North Africa 
        • By Glass Type:
          • Tempered, Laminated & Annealed Glass
          • Coated Glass 
          • Mirror Glass 
          • Others 
        • By Application:
          • Automotive Glasses 
          • Windows & Glass Doors  
          • Solar Panel
          • Facade
          • Others
        • By End-use Industry:
          • Automotive
          • Building and Construction
          • Energy
          • Others
          •  
      • Central Africa 
        • By Glass Type:
          • Tempered, Laminated & Annealed Glass
          • Coated Glass 
          • Mirror Glass 
          • Others 
        • By Application:
          • Automotive Glasses 
          • Windows & Glass Doors  
          • Solar Panel
          • Facade
          • Others
        • By End-use Industry:
          • Automotive
          • Building and Construction
          • Energy
          • Others
      • South Africa  
        • By Glass Type:
          • Tempered, Laminated & Annealed Glass
          • Coated Glass 
          • Mirror Glass 
          • Others 
        • By Application:
          • Automotive Glasses 
          • Windows & Glass Doors  
          • Solar Panel
          • Facade
          • Others
        • By End-use Industry:
          • Automotive
          • Building and Construction
          • Energy
          • Others
  • Company Profiles
    • Agc Inc.*
      • Company Overview
      • Product Portfolio
      • Financial Performance
      • Key Strategies
      • Recent Developments
      • Future Plans
    • Nippon Sheet Glass Co., Ltd
    • Compagnie de Saint-Gobain S.A.
    • Guardian Industries
    • China Glass Holdings Limited
    • Luoyang Glass Company Limited
    • Fuyao Glass Industry Group Co., Ltd.
    • CSG Holdings Co., Ltd.
    • Euroglas GmbH
    • Vitro
    • A.B. de C.V.
    • Taiwan Glass Industry Corporation
    • Central Glass Co., Ltd.
    • Cardinal Glass Industries, Inc.
    • Mulia Industrindo, Tbk.
    • KCC Corporation
    • Jinjing Group Co. Ltd.
    • Kaveh Glass Industry Group
    • JSC Gomelsteklo
    • Xinyi Glass Holdings Limited
    • Kibing Group

“*” marked represents similar segmentation in other categories in the respective section.

Table of Contents

  1. Research Objectives and Assumptions
    • Research Objectives
    • Assumptions
    • Abbreviations
  2. Market Purview
    • Report Description
      • Market Definition and Scope
    • Executive Summary
      • Market Snippet, By Glass Type
      • Market Snippet, By Application
      • Market Snippet, By End-use Industry
      • Market Snippet, By Region
    • Coherent Opportunity Map (COM)
  3. Market Dynamics, Regulations, and Trends Analysis
    • Market Dynamics
      • Drivers
      • Restraints
      • Market Opportunities
      • Regulatory Scenario
      • Industry Trend
      • Mergers and Acquisitions
      • New Product Approvals/Launch
      • Overview of Glass Industry
  4. Global Flat Glass Market, By Glass Type, 2017- 2027 (US$ Mn & Kilo Tons)
    • Introduction
      • Market Share Analysis, 2018 and 2027 (%)
      • Y-o-Y Growth Analysis, 2019 - 2027
      • Segment Trends
    • Tempered, Laminated & Annealed Glass   
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2019 - 2027, (US$ Mn & Kilo Tons)
    • Coated Glass  
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2019 - 2027, (US$ Mn & Kilo Tons)
    • Mirror Glass  
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2019 - 2027, (US$ Mn & Kilo Tons)
    • Others  
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2019 - 2027, (US$ Mn & Kilo Tons)
  5. Global Flat Glass Market, By Application, 2017- 2027 (US$ Mn & Kilo Tons)
    • Introduction
      • Market Share Analysis, 2018 and 2027 (%)
      • Y-o-Y Growth Analysis, 2019 - 2027
      • Segment Trends
    • Automotive Glasses  
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2019 - 2027, (US$ Mn & Kilo Tons)
    • Windows & Glass Doors   
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2019 - 2027, (US$ Mn & Kilo Tons)
    • Solar Panel
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2019 - 2027, (US$ Mn & Kilo Tons)
    • Facade
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2019 - 2027, (US$ Mn & Kilo Tons)
    • Others
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2019 - 2027, (US$ Mn & Kilo Tons)
  6. Global Flat Glass Market, By End-use Industry, 2017- 2027 (US$ Mn & Kilo Tons)
    • Introduction
      • Market Share Analysis, 2018 and 2027 (%)
      • Y-o-Y Growth Analysis, 2019 - 2027
      • Segment Trends
    • Automotive
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2019 - 2027, (US$ Mn & Kilo Tons)
    • Building and Construction
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2019 - 2027, (US$ Mn & Kilo Tons)
    • Energy  
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2019 - 2027, (US$ Mn & Kilo Tons)
    • Others
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2019 - 2027, (US$ Mn & Kilo Tons)
  7. Global Flat Glass Market, By Region, 2017- 2027 (US$ Mn & Kilo Tons)
    • Introduction
      • Market Share Analysis, By Region, 2017 and 2026 (%)
      • Y-o-Y Growth Analysis, For Regions, 2018 - 2026
    • North America
      • Market Share Analysis, By Country, 2018 and 2027 (%)
      • Y-o-Y Growth Analysis, By Country, 2019 - 2027
        • U.S.
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Glass Type, 2017- 2027   (US$ Mn & Kilo Tons)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Application, 2017- 2027   (US$ Mn & Kilo Tons)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By End-use Industry, 2017- 2027   (US$ Mn & Kilo Tons)
        • Canada
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Glass Type, 2017- 2027   (US$ Mn & Kilo Tons)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Application, 2017- 2027   (US$ Mn & Kilo Tons)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By End-use Industry, 2017- 2027   (US$ Mn & Kilo Tons)
    • Latin America
      • Market Share Analysis, By Country, 2018 and 2027 (%)
      • Y-o-Y Growth Analysis, By Country, 2019 - 2027
        • Brazil
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Glass Type, 2017- 2027   (US$ Mn & Kilo Tons)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Application, 2017- 2027   (US$ Mn & Kilo Tons)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By End-use Industry, 2017- 2027 (US$ Mn & Kilo Tons)
        • Argentina
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Glass Type, 2017- 2027   (US$ Mn & Kilo Tons)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Application, 2017- 2027   (US$ Mn & Kilo Tons)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By End-use Industry, 2017- 2027 (US$ Mn & Kilo Tons)
        • Mexico
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Glass Type, 2017- 2027   (US$ Mn & Kilo Tons)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Application, 2017- 2027   (US$ Mn & Kilo Tons)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By End-use Industry, 2017- 2027 (US$ Mn & Kilo Tons)
        • Rest of Latin America
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Glass Type, 2017- 2027   (US$ Mn & Kilo Tons)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Application, 2017- 2027   (US$ Mn & Kilo Tons)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By End-use Industry, 2017- 2027 (US$ Mn & Kilo Tons)
    • Europe
      • Market Share Analysis, By Country, 2018 and 2027 (%)
      • Y-o-Y Growth Analysis, By Country, 2019 - 2027
        • U.K.
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Glass Type, 2017- 2027   (US$ Mn & Kilo Tons)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Application, 2017- 2027   (US$ Mn & Kilo Tons)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By End-use Industry, 2017- 2027   (US$ Mn & Kilo Tons)
        • Germany
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Glass Type, 2017- 2027   (US$ Mn & Kilo Tons)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Application, 2017- 2027   (US$ Mn & Kilo Tons)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By End-use Industry, 2017- 2027   (US$ Mn & Kilo Tons)
        • Italy
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Glass Type, 2017- 2027   (US$ Mn & Kilo Tons)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Application, 2017- 2027   (US$ Mn & Kilo Tons)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By End-use Industry, 2017- 2027   (US$ Mn & Kilo Tons)
        • France
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Glass Type, 2017- 2027   (US$ Mn & Kilo Tons)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Application, 2017- 2027   (US$ Mn & Kilo Tons)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By End-use Industry, 2017- 2027   (US$ Mn & Kilo Tons)
        • Spain
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Glass Type, 2017- 2027   (US$ Mn & Kilo Tons)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Application, 2017- 2027   (US$ Mn & Kilo Tons)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By End-use Industry, 2017- 2027   (US$ Mn & Kilo Tons)
        • Russia
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Glass Type, 2017- 2027   (US$ Mn & Kilo Tons)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Application, 2017- 2027   (US$ Mn & Kilo Tons)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By End-use Industry, 2017- 2027   (US$ Mn & Kilo Tons)
        • Rest of Europe
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Glass Type, 2017- 2027   (US$ Mn & Kilo Tons)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Application, 2017- 2027   (US$ Mn & Kilo Tons)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By End-use Industry, 2017- 2027   (US$ Mn & Kilo Tons)
    • Asia Pacific
      • Market Share Analysis, By Country, 2018 and 2027 (%)
      • Y-o-Y Growth Analysis, By Country, 2019 - 2027
        • China
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Glass Type, 2017- 2027   (US$ Mn & Kilo Tons)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Application, 2017- 2027   (US$ Mn & Kilo Tons)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By End-use Industry, 2017- 2027   (US$ Mn & Kilo Tons)
        • India
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Glass Type, 2017- 2027   (US$ Mn & Kilo Tons)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Application, 2017- 2027   (US$ Mn & Kilo Tons)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By End-use Industry, 2017- 2027 (US$ Mn & Kilo Tons)
        • Japan
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Glass Type, 2017- 2027   (US$ Mn & Kilo Tons)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Application, 2017- 2027   (US$ Mn & Kilo Tons)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By End-use Industry, 2017- 2027 (US$ Mn & Kilo Tons)
        • ASEAN
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Glass Type, 2017- 2027   (US$ Mn & Kilo Tons)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Application, 2017- 2027   (US$ Mn & Kilo Tons)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By End-use Industry, 2017- 2027 (US$ Mn & Kilo Tons)
        • Australia
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Glass Type, 2017- 2027   (US$ Mn & Kilo Tons)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Application, 2017- 2027   (US$ Mn & Kilo Tons)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By End-use Industry, 2017- 2027 (US$ Mn & Kilo Tons)
        • South Korea
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Glass Type, 2017- 2027   (US$ Mn & Kilo Tons)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Application, 2017- 2027   (US$ Mn & Kilo Tons)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By End-use Industry, 2017- 2027 (US$ Mn & Kilo Tons)
        • Rest of Asia Pacific
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Glass Type, 2017- 2027   (US$ Mn & Kilo Tons)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Application, 2017- 2027   (US$ Mn & Kilo Tons)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By End-use Industry, 2017- 2027 (US$ Mn & Kilo Tons)
    • Middle East
      • Market Share Analysis, By Country, 2018 and 2027 (%)
      • Y-o-Y Growth Analysis, By Country, 2019 - 2027
        • GCC
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Glass Type, 2017- 2027   (US$ Mn & Kilo Tons)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Application, 2017- 2027   (US$ Mn & Kilo Tons)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By End-use Industry, 2017- 2027 (US$ Mn & Kilo Tons)
        • Israel
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Glass Type, 2017- 2027   (US$ Mn & Kilo Tons)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Application, 2017- 2027   (US$ Mn & Kilo Tons)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By End-use Industry, 2017- 2027 (US$ Mn & Kilo Tons)
        • Rest of Middle East 
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Glass Type, 2017- 2027   (US$ Mn & Kilo Tons)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Application, 2017- 2027   (US$ Mn & Kilo Tons)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By End-use Industry, 2017- 2027 (US$ Mn & Kilo Tons)
    • Africa  
      • Market Share Analysis, By Country/Region, 2018 and 2027 (%)
      • Y-o-Y Growth Analysis, By Country/Region, 2019 - 2027
        • North Africa  
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Glass Type, 2017- 2027   (US$ Mn & Kilo Tons)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Application, 2017- 2027   (US$ Mn & Kilo Tons)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By End-use Industry, 2017- 2027 (US$ Mn & Kilo Tons)
        • Central Africa  
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Glass Type, 2017- 2027   (US$ Mn & Kilo Tons)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Application, 2017- 2027   (US$ Mn & Kilo Tons)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By End-use Industry, 2017- 2027 (US$ Mn & Kilo Tons)
        • South Africa
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Glass Type, 2017- 2027   (US$ Mn & Kilo Tons)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Application, 2017- 2027   (US$ Mn & Kilo Tons)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By End-use Industry, 2017- 2027 (US$ Mn & Kilo Tons)
  8. Competitive Landscape
    • Heat Map Analysis
    • Market Share Analysis (3x3 Matrix)
    • Company Profiles
      • Agc Inc.   
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Recent Developments/Updates
      • Nippon Sheet Glass Co., Ltd   
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Recent Developments/Updates
      • Compagnie de Saint-Gobain S.A.
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Recent Developments/Updates
      • Guardian Industries
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Recent Developments/Updates
      • China Glass Holdings Limited    
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Recent Developments/Updates
      • Luoyang Glass Company Limited
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Recent Developments/Updates
      • Fuyao Glass Industry Group Co., Ltd.  
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Recent Developments/Updates
      • CSG Holdings Co., Ltd.     
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Recent Developments/Updates
      • Euroglas GmbH
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Recent Developments/Updates
      • Vitro, S.A.B. de C.V.   
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Recent Developments/Updates
      • Taiwan Glass Industry Corporation      
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Recent Developments/Updates
      • Central Glass Co., Ltd. 
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Recent Developments/Updates
      • Cardinal Glass Industries, Inc.   
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Recent Developments/Updates
      • PT. Mulia Industrindo, Tbk.   
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Recent Developments/Updates
      • KCC Corporation       
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Recent Developments/Updates
      • Jinjing Group Co. Ltd.  
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Recent Developments/Updates
      • Kaveh Glass Industry Group   
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Recent Developments/Updates
      • JSC Gomelsteklo
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Recent Developments/Updates
      • Xinyi Glass Holdings Limited    
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Recent Developments/Updates
      • Kibing Group    
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Recent Developments/Updates
  9. Section
    • References
    • Research Methodology
    • About us and Sales Contact

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Frequently Asked Questions

The global flat glass market is estimated to reach US$ 176,748.6 Mn by the end of 2027.
Major players operating in the global flat glass market include Agc Inc., Nippon Sheet Glass Co., Ltd., Compagnie de Saint-Gobain S.A., Guardian Industries, China Glass Holdings Limited, Luoyang Glass Company Limited, Fuyao Glass Industry Group Co., Ltd., CSG Holdings Co., Ltd., Euroglas GmbH, Vitro, S.A.B. de C.V., Taiwan Glass Industry Corporation, Central Glass Co., Ltd., Cardinal Glass Industries, Inc., PT. Mulia Industrindo, Tbk., KCC Corporation, and Jinjing Group Co. Ltd, among others.
Fluctuating price of raw materials used in the glass industry such as silica sand, limestone, heavy fuel oil (HFO) and natural gas (NG), soda ash, and others is one of the major factors that is expected to hamper growth of the market over the forecast period.
Growing end-use industries such as automotive, among others is one of the major factors that is expected to propel growth of the market over the forecast period.
The global flat glass market is estimated to exhibit a CAGR of 6.6% over the forecast period (2019-2027).
Among regions, Asia Pacific held a dominant position in the global flat glass market in 2018, accounting for 61.6% market share.
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