As the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread across the world, our analysts are constantly tracking the impact of this rapidly evolving situation on the markets and the consumer purchase behaviours. Thus, our latest estimates and analysis about the current market trends and forecast will exhaustively reflect the effects of this emerging pandemic.

Global Flat Glass Market: By Category: Fabricated, Non-Fabricated; By Technology: Float Glass, Sheet Glass, Rolled Glass; By Product Type; By Raw Material; By Application; By End Use Industry; Regional Analysis; Historical Market and Forecast (2015-2025); Market Dynamics; Competitive Landscape; Industry Events and Developments

Global Flat Glass Market Outlook

The global flat glass market reached a value of almost USD 111.3 billion in 2019. The industry is further expected to grow at a CAGR of 6.5% between 2020 and 2025 to attain a value of almost USD 162.4 billion by 2025.

The Asia Pacific is one of the most significant markets for flat glass globally and is also the largest producer of the product. The industry in the Asia Pacific region is projected to witness a healthy growth in the forecast period of 2020-2025, recording a CAGR of over 9%, which in turn, is expected to aid the growth of the global flat glass market.

 

Flat Glass Market

Read more about this report - REQUEST FREE SAMPLE COPY IN PDF

 

The global flat glass market is driven by its rising demand from key application areas, especially the automotive and construction sectors. Within the Asia Pacific, China is expected to dominate the market and is further expected to witness the fastest growth rate over the forecast period. As of 2019, China's flat glass production was around 80.15 million weight cases, also recording an increase of 10.29% year-on-year growth. Currently, the country is one of the largest producers of glass and related products with the highest number of glass-producing enterprises and flat glass production lines in the world. Further, India, another significant market for flat glass, is growing at a rate of 8% per year. In the Asia Pacific region, the increased demand for the construction of new houses, offices, buildings, and other infrastructure, is providing various opportunities to the industry for its growth, further leading to an increased penetration of key players in the region, which in turn, is aiding the overall growth of the industry. 

The construction sector, among other end-use segments, is anticipated to account for the largest share in the global flat glass market over the forecast period. The increased infrastructure activities owing to rapid urbanisation and development of smart city projects is driving the growth of this segment, and in turn, is aiding the growth of the overall market.

 

Properties and Applications

Flat glass, also known as sheet glass, is manufactured in flat or plane form via the processing of floating molten glass on sheets of metal. It can also be bent, unlike container glass, as well as reused. It is used in the production of windows, glass doors, tabletops, furniture, transparent walls, windshields, solar cells, and windscreens, among other products.

 

Flat Glass Market by Category

Read more about this report - REQUEST FREE SAMPLE COPY IN PDF

 

By category, the flat glass market is divided into:

  • Fabricated
  • Non-Fabricated 

On the basis of technology, the industry is divided into:

  • Float 
  • Sheet 
  • Rolled 

The different product types available in the industry include:

  • Basic Float 
  • Toughened 
  • Coated 
  • Laminated 
  • Insulated
  • Extra Clear 
  • Others

On the basis of raw material, the industry is divided into:

  • Sand
  • Soda Ash
  • Recycled Glass
  • Dolomite
  • Limestone
  • Others

Flat glass finds application in sectors like:

  • Safety and Security
  • Solar Control
  • Others

On the basis of end use industry, the market is divided into:

  • Construction
  • Automotive
  • Solar Energy
  • Electronics
  • Others

The report also covers the regional markets in the global flat glass market like North America, Europe, the Asia Pacific, Latin America, and the Middle East and Africa.

 

Flat Glass Market by Region

Read more about this report - REQUEST FREE SAMPLE COPY IN PDF

 

Market Analysis 

The global flat glass market is being driven by the rising product demand in automotive and construction industries. The flat glass market is experiencing increased demand with the growing urbanisation, rising infrastructure spending, and rapid development in the emerging economies across the globe. In the construction industry, glasses are being extensively used in windows, facades, doors, interior partitions, and railings, among other building parts, while in the automotive industry, it is used in windscreens, side and rear-side glazing, backlights, and sunroofs, among other parts. With the thriving construction sector, the industry is expected to witness a healthy growth in the forecast period. 

With the rising focus on the aesthetic features of a house or office, the demand for decorative glasses with digital print technology is growing. The consumers are ready to spend more on products that provide excellent quality as well as are appealing to the eyes. Flat glass, owing to its flexible nature and other characteristics are preferred to make such decorative glasses, which is adding to the industry growth. Further, the growing demand for value-added products, for example, vehicle glazing in automotive sector, is expected to provide enhanced growth opportunities to the industry. 

Rising environmental concerns among consumers and the growing demand for energy is leading to a shift towards renewable energy sources, resulting in the increased adoption of solar panels. The growing adoption of flat glass for solar-energy applications, such as photovoltaic and solar thermal panels, is providing a boost to the industry. Further, the governments across the nations are encouraging the use of renewable resources by providing subsidies for its installation. Thus, the growing solar energy market, along with the subsidies provided by the government for deploying renewable energy source, is further propelling the flat glass market globally. 

Moreover, in the emerging economies like India and China, the industry is finding various opportunities for its expansion. The rising disposable incomes, increased consumer awareness, and rapid industrialisation is supporting the market growth in the region. The increased penetration of smartphones, supported by the thriving electronic sector in the region, is aiding the industry further owing to the use of flat glass as screen displays in smartphones and other electronic devices. It is anticipated that rise in the consumption of glass in the construction and automotive industries and for solar applications during the forecast period will drive the industry growth. 

 

Competitive Landscape 

The report gives a detailed analysis of the following key players in the global flat glass market, covering their competitive landscape, capacity, and latest developments like mergers and acquisitions, investments, expansions of capacity, and plant turnarounds:

  • Asahi India Glass Limited
  • Saint-Gobain
  • Nippon Sheet Glass Co., Ltd.
  • Cardinal Glass Industries, Inc.
  • CSG Holding Co., Ltd.
  • Others

The comprehensive EMR report provides an in-depth assessment of the industry based on the Porter's five forces model along with giving a SWOT analysis. 

1    Preface
2    Report Coverage – Key Segmentation and Scope
3    Report Description

    3.1    Market Definition and Outlook
    3.2    Properties and Applications
    3.3    Market Analysis
    3.4    Key Players
4    Key Assumptions
5    Executive Summary

    5.1    Overview
    5.2    Key Drivers
    5.3    Key Developments
    5.4    Competitive Structure
    5.5    Key Industrial Trends
6    Snapshot
    6.1    Global
    6.2    Regional
7    Industry Opportunities and Challenges
8    Global Flat Glass Market Analysis

    8.1    Key Industry Highlights
    8.2    Global Flat Glass Historical Market (2015-2019) 
    8.3    Global Flat Glass Market Forecast (2020-2025)
    8.4    Global Flat Glass Market by Category
        8.4.1    Fabricated
            8.4.1.1    Market Share
            8.4.1.2    Historical Trend (2015-2019)
            8.4.1.3    Forecast Trend (2020-2025)
        8.4.2    Non-Fabricated
            8.4.2.1    Market Share
            8.4.2.2    Historical Trend (2015-2019)
            8.4.2.3    Forecast Trend (2020-2025)
    8.5    Global Flat Glass Market by Technology
        8.5.1    Float Glass
            8.5.1.1    Market Share
            8.5.1.2    Historical Trend (2015-2019)
            8.5.1.3    Forecast Trend (2020-2025)
        8.5.2    Sheet Glass
            8.5.2.1    Market Share
            8.5.2.2    Historical Trend (2015-2019)
            8.5.2.3    Forecast Trend (2020-2025)
        8.5.3    Rolled Glass
            8.5.3.1    Market Share
            8.5.3.2    Historical Trend (2015-2019)
            8.5.3.3    Forecast Trend (2020-2025)
    8.6    Global Flat Glass Market by Product Type
        8.6.1    Basic Float Glass
            8.6.1.1    Market Share
            8.6.1.2    Historical Trend (2015-2019)
            8.6.1.3    Forecast Trend (2020-2025)
        8.6.2    Toughened Glass
            8.6.2.1    Market Share
            8.6.2.2    Historical Trend (2015-2019)
            8.6.2.3    Forecast Trend (2020-2025)
        8.6.3    Coated Glass
            8.6.3.1    Market Share
            8.6.3.2    Historical Trend (2015-2019)
            8.6.3.3    Forecast Trend (2020-2025)
        8.6.4    Laminated Glass
            8.6.4.1    Market Share
            8.6.4.2    Historical Trend (2015-2019)
            8.6.4.3    Forecast Trend (2020-2025)
        8.6.5    Insulated
            8.6.5.1    Market Share
            8.6.5.2    Historical Trend (2015-2019)
            8.6.5.3    Forecast Trend (2020-2025)
        8.6.6    Extra Clear Glass
            8.6.6.1    Market Share
            8.6.6.2    Historical Trend (2015-2019)
            8.6.6.3    Forecast Trend (2020-2025)
        8.6.7    Others
    8.7    Global Flat Glass Market by Raw Material
        8.7.1    Sand
            8.7.1.1    Market Share
            8.7.1.2    Historical Trend (2015-2019)
            8.7.1.3    Forecast Trend (2020-2025)
        8.7.2    Soda Ash
            8.7.2.1    Market Share
            8.7.2.2    Historical Trend (2015-2019)
            8.7.2.3    Forecast Trend (2020-2025)
        8.7.3    Recycled Glass
            8.7.3.1    Market Share
            8.7.3.2    Historical Trend (2015-2019)
            8.7.3.3    Forecast Trend (2020-2025)
        8.7.4    Dolomite
            8.7.4.1    Market Share
            8.7.4.2    Historical Trend (2015-2019)
            8.7.4.3    Forecast Trend (2020-2025)
        8.7.5    Limestone
            8.7.5.1    Market Share
            8.7.5.2    Historical Trend (2015-2019)
            8.7.5.3    Forecast Trend (2020-2025)
        8.7.6    Others
    8.8    Global Flat Glass Market by Application
        8.8.1    Safety and Security
            8.8.1.1    Market Share
            8.8.1.2    Historical Trend (2015-2019)
            8.8.1.3    Forecast Trend (2020-2025)
        8.8.2    Solar Control
            8.8.2.1    Market Share
            8.8.2.2    Historical Trend (2015-2019)
            8.8.2.3    Forecast Trend (2020-2025)
        8.8.3    Others
    8.9    Global Flat Glass Market by End Use Industry
        8.9.1    Construction
            8.9.1.1    Market Share
            8.9.1.2    Historical Trend (2015-2019)
            8.9.1.3    Forecast Trend (2020-2025)
        8.9.2    Automotive
            8.9.2.1    Market Share
            8.9.2.2    Historical Trend (2015-2019)
            8.9.2.3    Forecast Trend (2020-2025)
        8.9.3    Solar Energy
            8.9.3.1    Market Share
            8.9.3.2    Historical Trend (2015-2019)
            8.9.3.3    Forecast Trend (2020-2025)
        8.9.4    Electronics
            8.9.4.1    Market Share
            8.9.4.2    Historical Trend (2015-2019)
            8.9.4.3    Forecast Trend (2020-2025)
        8.9.5    Others
    8.10    Global Flat Glass Market by Region
        8.10.1    Market Share
            8.10.1.1    North America
            8.10.1.2    Europe
            8.10.1.3    Asia Pacific
            8.10.1.4    Latin America
            8.10.1.5    Middle East and Africa
9    Regional Analysis
    9.1    North America
        9.1.1    Historical Trend (2015-2019)
        9.1.2    Forecast Trend (2020-2025)
        9.1.3    Breakup by Country
            9.1.3.1    United States of America 
            9.1.3.2    Canada
    9.2    Europe
        9.2.1    Historical Trend (2015-2019)
        9.2.2    Forecast Trend (2020-2025)
        9.2.3    Breakup by Country
            9.2.3.1    United Kingdom
            9.2.3.2    Germany
            9.2.3.3    France
            9.2.3.4    Italy
            9.2.3.5    Others
    9.3    Asia Pacific
        9.3.1    Historical Trend (2015-2019)
        9.3.2    Forecast Trend (2020-2025)
        9.3.3    Breakup by Country
            9.3.3.1    China
            9.3.3.2    Japan
            9.3.3.3    India
            9.3.3.4    ASEAN
            9.3.3.5    Australia
            9.3.3.6    Others
    9.4    Latin America
        9.4.1    Historical Trend (2015-2019)
        9.4.2    Forecast Trend (2020-2025)
        9.4.3    Breakup by Country
            9.4.3.1    Brazil
            9.4.3.2    Argentina
            9.4.3.3    Mexico
            9.4.3.4    Others
    9.5    Middle East and Africa
        9.5.1    Historical Trend (2015-2019)
        9.5.2    Forecast Trend (2020-2025)
        9.5.3    Breakup by Country
            9.5.3.1    Saudi Arabia
            9.5.3.2    United Arab Emirates
            9.5.3.3    Nigeria
            9.5.3.4    South Africa
            9.5.3.5    Others
10    Market Dynamics
    10.1    SWOT Analysis
        10.1.1    Strengths
        10.1.2    Weaknesses
        10.1.3    Opportunities
        10.1.4    Threats
    10.2    Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
        10.2.1    Supplier’s Power
        10.2.2    Buyer’s Power
        10.2.3    Threat of New Entrants
        10.2.4    Degree of Rivalry
        10.2.5    Threat of Substitutes
    10.3    EMR’s Key Indicators for Demand
    10.4    EMR’s Key Indicators for Price
11    Value Chain Analysis
12    Price Analysis
13    Competitive Landscape

    13.1    Market Structure
    13.2    Key Players 
    13.3    Company Profiles
        13.3.1    Asahi India Glass Limited
            13.3.1.1    Company Overview
            13.3.1.2    Product Portfolio
            13.3.1.3    Demographic Reach and Achievements
            13.3.1.4    Certifications
        13.3.2    Saint-Gobain
            13.3.2.1    Company Overview
            13.3.2.2    Product Portfolio
            13.3.2.3    Demographic Reach and Achievements
            13.3.2.4    Certifications
        13.3.3    Nippon Sheet Glass Co., Ltd.
            13.3.3.1    Company Overview
            13.3.3.2    Product Portfolio
            13.3.3.3    Demographic Reach and Achievements
            13.3.3.4    Certifications
        13.3.4    Cardinal Glass Industries, Inc.
            13.3.4.1    Company Overview
            13.3.4.2    Product Portfolio
            13.3.4.3    Demographic Reach and Achievements
            13.3.4.4    Certifications
        13.3.5    CSG Holding Co., Ltd.
            13.3.5.1    Company Overview
            13.3.5.2    Product Portfolio
            13.3.5.3    Demographic Reach and Achievements
            13.3.5.4    Certifications
        13.3.6    Others
14    Industry Events and Developments


List of Figures and Tables

1.    Global Flat Glass Market: Key Industry Highlights, 2015 and 2025
2.    Global Flat Glass Historical Market: Breakup by Category (USD Billion), 2015-2019
3.    Global Flat Glass Market Forecast: Breakup by Category (USD Billion), 2020-2025
4.    Global Flat Glass Historical Market: Breakup by Technology (USD Billion), 2015-2019
5.    Global Flat Glass Market Forecast: Breakup by Technology (USD Billion), 2020-2025
6.    Global Flat Glass Historical Market: Breakup by Product Type (USD Billion), 2015-2019
7.    Global Flat Glass Market Forecast: Breakup by Product Type (USD Billion), 2020-2025
8.    Global Flat Glass Historical Market: Breakup by Raw Material (USD Billion), 2015-2019
9.    Global Flat Glass Market Forecast: Breakup by Raw Material (USD Billion), 2020-2025
10.    Global Flat Glass Historical Market: Breakup by Application (USD Billion), 2015-2019
11.    Global Flat Glass Market Forecast: Breakup by Application (USD Billion), 2020-2025
12.    Global Flat Glass Historical Market: Breakup by End Use Industry (USD Billion), 2015-2019
13.    Global Flat Glass Market Forecast: Breakup by End Use Industry (USD Billion), 2020-2025
14.    Global Flat Glass Historical Market: Breakup by Region (USD Billion), 2015-2019
15.    Global Flat Glass Market Forecast: Breakup by Region (USD Billion), 2020-2025
16.    North America Flat Glass Historical Market: Breakup by Country (USD Billion), 2015-2019
17.    North America Flat Glass Market Forecast: Breakup by Country (USD Billion), 2020-2025
18.    Europe Flat Glass Historical Market: Breakup by Country (USD Billion), 2015-2019
19.    Europe Flat Glass Market Forecast: Breakup by Country (USD Billion), 2020-2025
20.    Asia Pacific Flat Glass Historical Market: Breakup by Country (USD Billion), 2015-2019
21.    Asia Pacific Flat Glass Market Forecast: Breakup by Country (USD Billion), 2020-2025
22.    Latin America Flat Glass Historical Market: Breakup by Country (USD Billion), 2015-2019
23.    Latin America Flat Glass Market Forecast: Breakup by Country (USD Billion), 2020-2025
24.    Middle East and Africa Flat Glass Historical Market: Breakup by Country (USD Billion), 2015-2019
25.    Middle East and Africa Flat Glass Market Forecast: Breakup by Country (USD Billion), 2020-2025
26.    Global Flat Glass Market Structure

Key Questions Answered in the Report

In 2019, the global flat glass market attained a value of nearly USD 111.3 billion. 

The market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 6.5% between 2020 and 2025.

The market is estimated to grow in the forecast period of 2020-2025 to reach about USD 162.4 billion by 2025. 

The major drivers of the industry, such as the growing product demand from automotive and construction sectors, rapid industrialisation and urbanisation, growing infrastructure expenditure, rise in sales of consumer electronics, and growing technological advancements, are expected to aid the market growth.

The key trends guiding the growth of the market include the growing installation of solar panels with rising environmental concern, and favourable government initiatives.

The major regions in the industry are North America, Latin America, the Middle East and Africa, Europe, and the Asia Pacific, with the Asia Pacific being the largest flat glass producing region. 

Fabricated and non-fabricated glass are the major categories in the industry.

Float, sheet, and rolled glass are the significant technologies available in the industry.  

Basic float, toughened, coated, laminated, insulated, and extra clear glass, among others, are the major product types available in the market.

Sand, soda ash, recycled glass, dolomite, and limestone, among others are the major raw materials for the product. 

Safety and security and solar control, among others, are the significant applications of the product. 

The major end use segments of the product include construction, automotive, solar energy, and electronics, among others.  

The major players in the industry are Asahi India Glass Limited, Saint-Gobain, Nippon Sheet Glass Co., Ltd., Cardinal Glass Industries, Inc., and CSG Holding Co., Ltd., among others.

Analyst Review

The global flat glass market attained a value of USD 111.3 billion in 2019, driven by the growing demand for consumer electronics and increased product utilisation in automotive and construction industries. Aided by the accelerated growth of solar industry, the market is expected to witness a further growth in the forecast period of 2020-2025, growing at a CAGR of 6.5%. The flat glass market is projected to reach USD 162.4 billion by 2025. 

EMR’s meticulous research methodology delves deep into the market, covering the macro and micro aspects of the industry. Based on category, the industry can be bifurcated into fabricated and non-fabricated glass. On the basis of technology, the industry is divided into float, sheet, and rolled glass. On the basis of product type, the industry is categorised into basic float, toughened, coated, laminated, insulated, and extra clear glass, among others. Based on raw material, the industry is segregated into sand, soda ash, recycled glass, dolomite, and limestone, among others. On the basis of applications, the industry is divided into safety and security and solar control, among others. On the basis of end use segments, the industry is categorised into construction, automotive, solar energy, and electronics, among others. The major regional markets for the product are North America, Europe, the Asia Pacific, Latin America, and the Middle East and Africa, with the Asia Pacific being the largest producer of the product. The key players in the above market include Asahi India Glass Limited, Saint-Gobain, Nippon Sheet Glass Co., Ltd., Cardinal Glass Industries, Inc., and CSG Holding Co., Ltd., among others.

EMR’s research methodology uses a combination of cutting-edge analytical tools and the expertise of their highly accomplished team, thus, providing their customers with market insights that are accurate, actionable, and help them remain ahead of their competition.  

Purchase Full Report

Mini Report

$ 1999     $1499
  • Selected Sections, One User
  • Printing Not Allowed
  • Email Delivery in PDF
  • Free Limited Customisation
  • Post Sales Analyst Support
  • Free Update in 180 Days

Single User License

$ 3099     $2499
  • All Sections, One User
  • One Print Allowed
  • Email Delivery in PDF
  • Free Limited Customisation
  • Post Sales Analyst Support
  • Free Update in 180 Days

Five User License

$ 4099     $3499
  • All Sections, Five Users
  • Five Prints Allowed
  • Email Delivery in PDF
  • Free Limited Customisation
  • Post Sales Analyst Support
  • Free Update in 180 Days

Corporate License

$ 5099     $4499
  • All Sections, Unlimited Users
  • Unlimited Prints Allowed
  • Email Delivery in PDF + Excel
  • Free Limited Customisation
  • Post Sales Analyst Support
  • Free Update in 180 Days

Any Question? Speak With An Analyst

Contact Analyst

View A Sample

Request Sample

Did You Miss Anything, Ask Now

Request Customisation
Why Expert Market Research?

RIGHT PEOPLE

We are technically excellent, strategic, practical, experienced and efficient; our analysts are hand-picked based on having the right attributes to work successfully and execute projects based on your expectations.

RIGHT METHODOLOGY

We leverage our cutting-edge technology, our access to trusted databases, and our knowledge of the current models used in the market to deliver you research solutions that are tailored to your needs and put you ahead of the curve.

RIGHT PRICE

We deliver in-depth and superior quality research in prices that are reasonable, unmatchable, and shows our understanding of your resource structure. We, additionally, offer attractive discounts on our upcoming reports.

RIGHT SUPPORT

Our team of expert analysts are at your beck and call to deliver you optimum results that are customised to meet your precise needs within the specified timeframe and help you form a better understanding of the industry.

Similar Reports

Global Industrial Garnet Market Report and Forecast 2021-2026


Global Andalusite Market Report and Forecast 2021-2026


Global Zirconium Oxide Market Report and Forecast 2020-2025


Global Magnetite Nanoparticles Market Report and Forecast 2020-2025


Global Lyocell Fibre Market Report and Forecast 2020-2025


NEWSLETTER