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Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing in Australia: Market Research Report

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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

The Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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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 SWOT Analysis Chapter

The industry is in the decline stage of its life cycle. The industry is exposed to product substitution by cardboard and plastic packaging, and import penetration is gradually capturing a greater share of domestic demand. As a result, the industry is contracting as a share of the total economy.

Industry value added, which measures an industry's contribution to the economy, is projected to decline by an annualised 0.3% over the 10 years through 2020-21. Australia's GDP is projected to climb by an annualised 2.6% over the same period... 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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