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

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
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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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 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

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The Glass Product Manufacturing industry is in the declining stage of its economic life cycle. The industry is characterized by declining revenue in a growing economy, a deteriorating number of industry players and falling per capita consumption of industry products. Over the past five years, customers have increasingly moved toward substitute goods, such as plastics and metals, while turning to less expensive imports for glass. Furthermore, construction levels have faltered in the wake of the real estate bubble, reducing demand for glass from construction markets.

Industry value added (IVA), which measures an industry's contribution to the overall economy, is projected to decline an annualized 3.3% over the 10 years through 2020... 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 manufacturingGlass product manufacturing (from purchased glass)
Industry Activities
GlassGlass product (from purchased glass)

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