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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 | May 2015

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IBISWorld’s Glass and 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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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$3bn
Annual Growth 10-15
-2.2%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Employment
9,150
Businesses
725
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 725 enterprises employing 9,150 people in 2014-15, with about 94.0% 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 1.1% over the 10 years through 2019-20, while Australia's GDP is projected to climb by an annualised 2.7% 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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