Flat Glass Market Scope
Flat glass is a type of glass, which initially is produced in plane or sheet or flat form, and are commonly used in the windows, doors, walls which are transparent, and windscreens. They are also used for modern infrastructure and automotive applications, these flat glasses are occasionally bent after the production of the plane or flat sheet. The flat glass contains the content of higher magnesium oxide and sodium oxide compared to container glass. Increasing demand for photovoltaic modules will give rise and demand for clean energy and will drive market growth in the forecasted year.
The market study is being classified by Type (Coated Flat Glass, Uncoated Flat Glass, Insulated Glass, Tempered Glass, Laminated Glass and Other), by Application (Construction Industries, Automotive Industries, Solar Glass Industries and Others) and major geographies with country level break-up.
The flat glass market is highly fragmented with the top players constituting more than half the market share. Dynamic shifts in the product standards, like lightweight, and non-fragile nature are driving the flat glass manufacturers to incorporate the latest technological innovative methods. Research Analyst at AMA predicts that Global Vendors will contribute to the maximum growth of Global Flat Glass market throughout the predicted period.
Asahi Glass (Japan), Saint-Gobain (France), Nippon Sheet Glass (Japan), Guardian Industries (United States), Taiwan Glass Ind. Corp. (Taiwan), China Glass Holdings Limited (Hong Kong), Trulite Glass & Aluminum Solutions (United States), PPG Industries, Inc. (United States), Cardinal Glass Industries, Inc. (United States) and Independent Glass Co. Ltd (United Kingdom) are some of the key players profiled in the study. Additionally, the Vendors which are also part of the research are Xinyi Glass Holdings Limited (Hong Kong) and AGC Flat Glass (Dalian) Co. Ltd. (China).
AdvanceMarketAnalytics has segmented the market of Global Flat Glass market by Type, Application and Region.
On the basis of geography, the market of Flat Glass has been segmented into South America (Brazil, Argentina, Rest of South America), Asia Pacific (China, Japan, India, South Korea, Taiwan, Australia, Rest of Asia-Pacific), Europe (Germany, France, Italy, United Kingdom, Netherlands, Rest of Europe), MEA (Middle East, Africa), North America (United States, Canada, Mexico). If we see Market by Technology Type, the sub-segment i.e. Float will boost the Flat Glass market. Additionally, the rising demand from SMEs and various industry verticals gives enough cushion to market growth. If we see Market by End-Use Industry, the sub-segment i.e. Construction & Infrastructure will boost the Flat Glass market. Additionally, the rising demand from SMEs and various industry verticals gives enough cushion to market growth.
Market Leaders and their expansionary development strategies
In April 2019, PPG completed the acquisition of automotive coatings manufacturer Hemmelrath. This company manufacturers coating for automotive original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). Hemmelrath supplies automotive plants worldwide, and more than 7 million vehicles are coated with its products each year.
In January 2019, Saint Gobain enlarged its flat glass production capacity in Columbia. It also announced that Tecnoglass has taken a minority share in the capital of its Colombian subsidiary Vidrio Andino. Within the framework of this partnership, Vidrio Andino will build a new float in Colombia to meet the growing demand for glass in this region.
- Acceptance of Low-E Glass Usage in Flat Glass
- Adoption of New Technological Advancements in Flat Glass
- Rising Demand from Construction & Infrastructure Industry Globally
- Increasing Penetration of Flat Glass in Passenger Cars, Buses, and Trains
- Growing Demand for Green Buildings in both Developed and Developing Nations
- Investment in Infrastructure Projects in Developing Economies
- Stringent Government Regulations on Carbon Dioxide Emission
- Lack of Logistics and Volatile Raw Material Prices
- An Issue with Weak Supply Chain Management of Flat Glass
- Issue Related with Energy-Efficient Manufacturing Process
Key Target AudienceFlat Glass Manufacturers, Raw Material Suppliers, Distributors & Suppliers and Industry Associations
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