Glass Product Manufacturing in Canada: Market Research Report

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Glass Product Manufacturing in Canada Market Research Report | NAICS 32721CA | Mar 2016

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

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Over the past five years, the Glass Product Manufacturing industry has declined as both consumers and businesses turned away from the use of domestic glass. Substitute goods, such as plastics and metals, have become increasingly popular, while faltering construction levels have exacerbated declines in demand as manufacturers of architectural glass experienced plummeting sales. Over the five years to 2021, industry revenue forecast to fall as international competition intensifies and constrains industry growth... purchase to read more

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The Glass Product Manufacturing industry is characterized by a low level of capital intensity. Wages still account for a large proportion of industry revenue and despite efforts to continuously automate production, a large staff base is still required. In 2016, for every dollar spent on labour, the industry is expected to invest $0.10 in capital. Industry operators purchase a variety of different machinery; for example, producers of flat and tempered glass purchase machinery for the pouring and annealing of glass as well as furnaces and other equipment used to manipulate inputs. Glass packaging and container manufacturing firms purchase machinery that assists in moulding glass and preparing it for final consumption... purchase to read more


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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 containersGlass product manufacturing (from purchased glass)Pressed or blown glass productsFlat glass
Industry Activities
GlassGlass product (from purchased glass)

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