Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report

Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing industry trends (2014-2019)

poll Average industry growth 2014–2019: 4.8%

The Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing industry comprises firms that manufacture glass containers and the flat glass products. Two local firms, Owens-Illinois Australia and Orora Limited, dominate the glass container segment, manufacturing bottles and jars for packaging beverages and food products. The largest local flat glass manufacturer is Viridian (CSR Limited), with the rest of the industry comprising many small- to medium-scale glass fabrication firms. Industry revenue is expected to increase at an annualised 2.0% over the five years through 2019-20, to reach $4.2 billion. Glass product imports are anticipated to increase at an annualised 2.8% over the five years through 2019-20, to capture 18.3% of domestic demand in the current year. Expo...
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Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing industry outlook (2019-2024)

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Short-term demand is projected to decline for architectural flat glass products from the residential and commercial building markets. This trend is anticipated to significantly hinder the Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing industry's performance over the next five years. Favourable conditions in local wine and beer production are forecast to support the industry's performance. Despite forecast growth in domestic demand over the next five years, operators in the flat glass segments will likely continue to face import penetration. Ongoing substitution of glass bottles and jars with alternative packaging products, such as cardboard, aluminium and PET containers, is projected to challenge the glass container segment. Domestic demand for glass product...
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Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing industry statistics

  • attach_money Market Size: $4bn
  • business Number of Businesses: 659
  • poll Average Industry Profit Margin: x.x%
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  • supervisor_account Industry Employment: 9,779

Biggest companies in the Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing industry

The companies holding the largest market share in the Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing in Australia industry include Owens-Illinois Holding (Australia) Pty Ltd, Crescent Capital Partners Holdings Pty Ltd and Orora Limited.

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What is Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing industry?

Industry Definition

Industry companies manufacture glass or glass products.

Industry Products and Services

  • Glass containers
  • Architectural glass (formed and finished)
  • Float glass
  • Other products
  • All Others

Industry Activities

  • Glass blocks manufacturing
  • Glass bottles and other glass containers (e.g. jars) manufacturing
  • Domestic glassware (kitchenware, ornamental and drinking glasses) manufacturing
  • Flat glass (including stained and laminated) manufacturing
  • Laboratory and scientific glassware manufacturing
  • Mirrors manufacturing
  • Optical glass manufacturing
  • Plate glass manufacturing
  • Safety glass manufacturing
  • Windscreen, mirrors and other automotive glass manufacturing

Market research report - table of contents

Industry Definition

Industry companies manufacture glass or glass products.

Main Activities

  • Glass blocks manufacturing
  • Glass bottles and other glass containers (e.g. jars) manufacturing
  • Domestic glassware (kitchenware, ornamental and drinking glasses) manufacturing
  • Flat glass (including stained and laminated) manufacturing
  • Laboratory and scientific glassware manufacturing
  • Mirrors manufacturing
  • Optical glass manufacturing
  • Plate glass manufacturing
  • Safety glass manufacturing
  • Windscreen, mirrors and other automotive glass manufacturing

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Additional Resources

Industry Statistics Snapshot

Industry Structure

Executive Summary

Key External Drivers

Increased investment in non-residential building construction has driven demand for flat glass products over the past five years. Higher demand has been d...
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Demand from non-residential building construction
Demand from residential building construction
Demand from beer manufacturing
Demand from wine production

Current Performance

Employment growth
Glass containers
Flat glass products
 Chart: Revenue Growth

Industry Outlook

Flat glass products
Glass containers
 Table: Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Revenue Outlook

Industry Life Cycle

Life Cycle Reasons
 Chart: Benchmarking - Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

Supply Chain

Key Buying Industries

Fruit and Vegetable Processing in Australia
Beer Manufacturing in Australia
Wine Production in Australia
Aluminium Door and Window Manufacturing in Australia
Construction in Australia
Glazing Services in Australia

Key Selling Industries

Mineral Sand Mining in Australia
Rock, Limestone and Clay Mining in Australia
Corrugated Paperboard Container Manufacturing in Australia
Printing in Australia



Products & Services

The Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing industry's production is divided between the glass container segment and flat glass product segments. Glass cont...
Downstream building product manufacturers
Non-residential construction contractors and developers
Glazing contractors
Residential building contractors and households
Other markets

Demand Determinants

Demand for flat glass mainly depends on activity in the downstream construction and automotive manufacturing markets. Demand for glass containers depends ...
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Major Markets

Downstream building product manufacturers
Non-residential construction contractors and developers
Glazing contractors
Residential building contractors and households
Other markets


 Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

International Trade

Business Locations

Chart: Business Locations by State Chart: Business Locations by State

Market Share Concentration

The industry displays moderate market share concentration, with the four largest players expected to account for over 40% of industry revenue in 2019-20. ...
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Key Success Factors

Cost Structure Benchmarks

Profit, Purchases, Wages, Other Costs
 Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report

Basis of Competition

Internal competition
External competition

Barriers to Entry

 Table: Barriers to Entry Checklist for the Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

Industry Globalization

Owens-Illinois (Australia) Pty Limited is the local subsidiary of the US-based Owens-Illinois Inc. (O-I), which is one of the world's largest manufacturer...
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O-I Australia

 Table: O-I Australia - financial performance

Crescent Capital Partners

 Table: Crescent Capital Partners - financial performance

Orora

 Table: Orora - financial performance

Capital Intensity

The Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing industry moderate capital intensity. The industry comprises many small-scale glass-fabricating firms with low ca...
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 Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report Industry
 Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

Technology & Systems

Revenue Volatility

Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

Regulation & Policy

Industry Assistance

Table: Industry data Table: Industry Data for the Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing in Australia Industry

Industry Revenue (2007-2026)
Industry Gross Product (2007-2026)
Establishments (2007-2026)
Businesses (2007-2026)
Employment (2007-2026)
Exports (2007-2026)
Imports (2007-2026)
Wages (2007-2026)
Domestic Demand (2007-2026)

Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data

Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Dat Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data

Table: Industry Financial Ratios Table: Industry Financial Ratios

Liquidity Ratios
Coverage Ratios
Leverage Ratios
Operating Ratios
Cash Flow & Debt Service Ratios (% of Sales)
Assets, %
Liabilities, %

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FLAT GLASS

FLOAT GLASS PROCESS

INSULATED GLASS UNIT (IGU)

LAMINATED GLASS

POLYETHYLENE TEREPHTHALATE (PET)

TOUGHENED GLASS

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  • Revenue Forecasts
    Revenue Forecasts
  • Historical and Forecast Growth
    Historical and Forecast Growth
  • Industry Market Size
    Industry Market Size
  • Industry Major Players
    Industry Major Players
  • Profitability Analysis
    Profitability Analysis
  • SWOT Analysis
    SWOT Analysis
  • Industry Trends
    Industry Trends
  • Industry Operating Conditions
    Industry Operating Conditions
  • Porter's 5 Forces Analysis
    Porter's 5 Forces Analysis

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