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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

IBISWorld’s Glass Product Manufacturing market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$1bn
Annual Growth 10-15
-4.2%
Annual Growth 15-20
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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

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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 a volatile construction market, which has 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

 


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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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