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Glass Manufacturing Market size to exceed $460Bn by 2032

  • Published Date: December 1, 2022

Glass Manufacturing Market size is estimated to reach over USD 460 billion by 2032, as per a recent research report announced by Global Market Insights Inc.

A substantial rise in industrial production will complement the glass manufacturing industry dynamics. Over recent years, multiple governments have introduced favorable policies and initiatives aiming to reduce the fiscal deficit and boost the domestic production of glass.

Rise in demand for flat glass in the building and construction sector

In terms of revenue share, the flat glass segment in the glass manufacturing market is estimated to reach over USD 80 billion by the end of 2032. Flat glass has found key applications in the architecture, furniture, construction, and automotive sectors. This type of glass is mostly produced using the float process which accounts for nearly 95% of all flat glass. This type of glass has a higher degree of light emission and can be easily produced in a variety of colors which is appealing to consumers. Besides, float glass manufacturing also offers flexibility in terms of refraction and opacity, making it an ideal component in the building & construction sectors.

Surging automotive sales in developing economies

Glass manufacturing market share from the automotive & transportation sector is anticipated to witness over 5.5% CAGR between 2023-2032. The automotive & transportation sector is one of the largest consumers of glass, with extensive applications in windows and windshields of vehicles. Rapidly escalating automobile sales in Central & Latin, and ASEAN countries indicate lucrative demand for automotive glass. Glass manufacturers are also anticipated to witness a dynamic rise in demand from the aerospace sector for use in building aircraft cabin interiors, engine components, insets, and exhaust system components.

Browse key industry insights spread across 250 pages with 283 market data tables and 25 figures & charts from the report “Glass Manufacturing Market Size By Product (Flat Glass, Container Glass, Fiber Glass, Specialty Glass), By Sector (Packaging, Automotive & Transportation, Construction, Telecommunication, Electronics), Industry Analysis Report, Regional Outlook, Growth Potential, Price Trends, Competitive Landscape & Forecast, 2023 – 2032”, in detail along with the table of contents:

Robust automotive & aerospace sector across Europe

Europe glass manufacturing market is poised to exceed USD 115 billion by 2032. The region is one of the biggest consumers as well as producers of glass and is expected to emerge as a hotspot for glass manufacturers. According to 2021 data published by FEVE – the European Container Glass Federation, the container glass business in the EU recorded the highest growth in production. In 2021, the region catered to domestic and international demands with the production of more than 23.4 million tonnes of bottles and jars.

EU’s glass manufacturers produced more than 13.6 billion glass units for the perfumery, cosmetics, and pharmaceutical sectors, showcasing a 2.2% growth in production. Additionally, the presence of a robust automobile and aerospace landscape is expected to boost the glass manufacturing business in Europe.

Strategic expansion initiatives to boost glass manufacturing industry expansion

Saint-Gobain S.A., AGC Inc., AIS Glass, Vitro, S.A.B. de C.V., Nippon Sheet Glass Co., Ltd., Schott AG, Vetropack Holding AG, CoorsTek Inc., Nippon Electric Glass Co., Ltd., Kyocera Corporation, Morgan Advanced Materials, Corning Incorporated, Guardian Glass LLC, CSG Holding Co., Ltd., and China Glass Holdings Ltd. are some of the leading companies in the global glass manufacturing market. These participants are expanding production capacities to achieve a competitive edge.

Authors: Kiran Pulidindi, Hiralkumar Patel

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