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Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing in Australia: Market Research Report

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

Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing Market Research Report | ANZSIC C2010 | Feb 2016

Feeling flat: Industry revenue set to fall as demand for flat-glass products declines

IBISWorld’s Glass and 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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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$3bn
Annual Growth 11-16
-0.5%
Annual Growth 16-21
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Employment
9,025
Businesses
730
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Australia's Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing industry comprises two key segments: the glass-container segment and the flat-glass segment. The glass container segment is dominated by two local firms, Owens-Illinois Australia and Orora Limited (formerly Amcor Glass), which manufacture bottles and jars for packaging beverages and food products. The flat-glass segment includes Viridian (CSR Limited), which is the only local manufacturer of float glass (i.e. high-quality sheet glass produced on a bed of liquid). The industry includes many small to medium firms producing a range of fabricated glass products. The industry comprises an estimated 730 enterprises employing 9,025 people in 2015-16, with 92.6% of businesses employing fewer than 20 people... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

The industry's production is divided between the glass-container segment and flat-glass products.

Architectural glass (formed and finished)

The processing of formed and finished architectural glass generates almost half the industry's revenue. This segment includes architectural safety-glass products for installation in buildings and furniture (including appliances). The glass-processing segment of the industry fabricates glass into finished products, and includes glass reshaping, cutting, edging, drilling, toughening, bending, laminating and printing. Further fabrication involves the incorporation of glass into windows and doors, which is not included in the industry... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing Industry?

The Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing industry consists of companies that manufacture glass or glass products.

Industry Products
Glass containers Architectural glass (formed and finished)Float glassAutomotive glass products
 
Industry Activities
Glass blocksGlass bottles and other glass containers (e.g. jars)Domestic glassware (kitchenware, ornamental and drinking glasses)Flat-glass (including stained and laminated)Laboratory and scientific glasswareMirrorsOptical glassPlate glassSafety glassWindscreen, mirrors and other automotive glass


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