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Glass Product Manufacturing in Canada: Market Research Report

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Glass Product Manufacturing in Canada Market Research Report | NAICS 32721CA | Jun 2014

Transparent issues: Foreign competition and the use of plastic will hamper industry growth

IBISWorld’s Glass Product Manufacturing market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$1bn
Annual Growth 09-14
-3.3%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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Employment
6,780
Businesses
543
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Over the past five years, the Glass Product Manufacturing industry has declined as both consumers and businesses have turned away from the use of domestic glass. Substitute goods, such as plastics and metals, have become increasingly popular, and faltering construction levels have exacerbated declines in demand as manufacturers of architectural glass experienced plummeting sales. Over the five years to 2019, industry revenue forecast to fall further as international competition intensifies and diminishes industry growth... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

Over the past five years, the Glass Product Manufacturing industry has struggled to compete against more affordable substitute goods, which have partly contributed to the industry's continued decline. For example, key markets have opted to use plastic rather than glass containers for food, beverages and other items. Industry operators have also contended with the onset of the recession in the United States and Canada, which resulted in low construction levels and reduced demand for float and tempered glass. Additionally, automotive glass sales have fallen as Canada's automobile manufacturing sector continues to decline. Canadians are increasingly demanding imported vehicles rather than locally manufactured cars... purchase to read more

 


Industry ProductsRelated ReportsTable of Contents

What is the Glass Product Manufacturing Industry?

This industry produces a wide range of glass products by melting silica sand or cullet and fabricating purchased glass. The industry comprises four manufacturing segments: flat glass, including laminated glass; pressed or blown glass and glassware; glass containers, including bottles and jars; and products made from purchased glass, which includes lighting, mirrors, architectural glass and electronic glassware.

Industry Products
Flat glassOther pressed and blown glass and glasswareGlass container manufacturingTempered glassGlass products made from purchased glass
 
Industry Activities
Flat glassGlass blocks and bricksContainers packaging, bottling and canningSafety glassStained glass and stained glass productsInsulating glass and sealed units


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