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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 | Apr 2015

A glass darkly: Foreign competition and product substitution fuel industry's decline

The Glass Product Manufacturing market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$1bn
Annual Growth 10-15
-4.2%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Profit
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Employment
6,142
Businesses
473
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 2020, industry revenue forecast to fall further as international competition intensifies and constrains industry growth... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

The industry exhibits moderate barriers to entry. This includes the large amount of capital investment required to begin operations as a manufacturer. Furthermore, firms will need to build distribution networks that can ensure a steady source of demand and income.

Capital investment

The production of glass products involves a number of stations and different capital equipment. This creates a barrier to potential entrants to the industry as companies will need to invest in plants to house operations, furnaces and forming tools to create glass products... purchase to read more

 


Industry ProductsRelated ReportsTable of Contents

What is the Glass Product Manufacturing Industry?

This industry produces a wide range of glasses and glass products by melting silica sand or cullet. These include flat glass, blown glass, glassware, glass containers, mirrors, architectural glass and electronic glassware.

Industry Products
Glass manufacturingGlass product manufacturing (from purchased glass)
 
Industry Activities
GlassGlass product (from purchased glass)


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