Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing in Australia: Market Research Report

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Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing Market Research Report | ANZSIC C2010 | Oct 2014

Glass ceiling: Import penetration limits industry revenue growth

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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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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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 float glass manufacturer, along with many small to medium firms producing a range of fabricated glass products. The industry comprises about 725 enterprises employing 9,150 people in 2014-15, with about 94.0% of businesses employ fewer than 20 people.

The total domestic market for glass and glass products is forecast at $3.8 billion for 2014-15... purchase to read more

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

Glass containers

The glass container segment's share of industry sales has decreased from about 45.0% in the early 2000s to 34.5% in 2014-15, reflecting the substitute of alternative bottle and jar products (notably PET). The performance of this segment is projected to remain flat during 2014-15, reflecting soft demand for alcoholic beverages.

The glass container segment is primarily involved in the manufacture of glass bottles, jars and vials (specialised containers). Other similar containers, used for packaging goods, also contribute to this segment... 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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