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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 | Mar 2016

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 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

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


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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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