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Glass Product Manufacturing in Canada: Market Research Report

Market Research • Market Size • Industry Statistics • Industry Analysis • Industry Trends

Glass Product Manufacturing in Canada Market Research Report | NAICS 32721CA | Sep 2013

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

IBISWorld’s Glass Product Manufacturing market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$1bn
Annual Growth 08-13
-7.0%
Annual Growth 13-18
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Employment
6,310
Businesses
560
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Over the past five years, the Glass Product Manufacturing industry has declined as both consumers and businesses turn 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. Even as the economy recovers, the industry is not expected to experience growth, with revenue forecast to fall further as international competition intensifies and diminishes industry growth... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

The Glass Product Manufacturing industry is characterized by a low level of capital intensity, as the top four companies in the industry accounting for 30.0% of industry revenue. The industry includes the production of a variety of different glass goods, with a number of manufacturers specializing in different products. The manufacturing of glass products made from purchased glass, such as mirrors, optical glass fiber and data-transmission equipment, represent the single-largest industry product. However, goods vary and are manufactured by different types of glass product firms. The manufacturing of products such as mirrors is far simpler than the manufacturing of optical glass fibers... purchase to read more

 


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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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