Flat Glass: Europe

Flat Glass: Europe

This report forecasts to 2027 flat glass demand in square meters and nominal US dollars at the manufacturer level in Europe. Total Europe flat glass production is also forecasted to 2027 in square meters and metric tons. Total demand by value is segmented by market in terms of: residential buildings; nonresidential buildings; motor vehicle original equipment manufacturer (OEM); motor vehicle aftermarket; solar energy; and other markets such as appliances, electronic equipment, and aerospace equipment.

To illustrate historical trends, total fabricated flat glass demand by value is provided in annual series from 2012 to 2022; total flat glass production in area and volume terms, total flat glass demand in area terms, and the various demand segments by value are reported at five-year intervals for 2012, 2017, and 2022.

Production data reflect primarily float glass, but also include sheet glass, rolled glass, plate glass, and specialty types of flat glass such as patterned glass. Capacity figures include only float glass and, where noted, patterned glass. Fabricated flat glass includes both basic glass as well as processed and value-added products such as laminated, tempered, and insulating glass.

Key macroeconomic indicators are also provided with quantified trends. Other various topics, including profiles of pertinent leading companies, are covered in this report. A full outline of report items by page is available in the Table of Contents.

Historical Trends
Key Economic Indicators
COVID-19 Impact
Flat Glass Industry: Raw Materials to End Users
Regulatory Factors
Technology & Product Innovation
Demand by Country
Residential Buildings
Nonresidential Buildings
Motor Vehicle OEM
Motor Vehicle Aftermarket
Solar Energy
Other Markets
Industry Characteristics
Production Capacity
Market Share
Industry Codes
Freedonia Methodology
Figure 1 | Europe: Key Trends in Flat Glass Demand, 2022 - 2027
Figure 2 | Europe: Flat Glass Demand Trends, 2012 - 2022
Table 1 | Europe: Key Indicators for Flat Glass Demand, 2012 - 2027
Figure 3 | Europe: Flat Glass Demand by Country, 2022 (%)
Figure 4 | Europe: Flat Glass Demand by Market, 2012 - 2027 (US$ bil)
Table 2 | Europe: Flat Glass Demand by Market, 2012 - 2027 (US$ mil)
Figure 5 | Europe: Flat Glass Demand by Market, 2012 - 2027 (%)
Table 3 | Europe: Flat Glass Supply & Demand, 2012 - 2027 (mil sq mtr)
Table 4 | Western Europe: Float Glass Production Capacity by Country, Year-End 2022 (m tons/day)
Table 5 | Eastern Europe: Float Glass Production Capacity by Country, Year-End 2022 (m tons/day)
Figure 6 | Europe: Flat Glass Market Share by Company, 2022 (%)
Table 6 | Europe: Selected Suppliers to the Flat Glass Market
Table 7 | Countries in Western Europe
Table 8 | Countries in Eastern Europe
Table 9 | HS Codes Related to Flat Glass
Table 10 | NACE Codes Related to Flat Glass

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