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Flat Glass (Float Glass and Rolled Glass)

I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS
Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations
Disclaimers
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level
Quantitative Techniques & Analytics
Product Definitions and Scope of Study
Float Glass
Rolled Glass
II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
1.
INDUSTRY OVERVIEW
Flat Glass Market: A Prelude
Table 1: Global Flat Glass Market (2014E): Percentage Share Breakdown of Value Demand by Geographic Region (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Growth Drivers for Flat Glass Industry: On a Scale 1 -10 (10 - High Impact; 1 - Low Impact)
Growth Dampeners for Flat Glass Industry: On a Scale 1 -10 (10 - High Impact; 1 - Low Impact)
Fabricated Flat Glass: Driving Force in the Flat Glass Market
Table 2: Global Fabricated Flat Glass Market (2014): Percentage Share Breakdown of Demand (Value) by Product Segment - Basic Float, Insulating Glass, Laminated Glass, Tempered Glass, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 3: Global Fabricated Flat Glass Market (2014): Percentage Share Breakdown of Demand (Value) by End-Use Segment - Architectural, Automotive, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Developing Regions Power Ahead
Table 4: Worldwide Flat Glass Market (2014-2020): Ranked by CAGR (%) by Geographic Region/Country - Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa, US, Latin America, Canada, Japan, and Europe (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 5: Worldwide Float Glass Market (2014-2020): Ranked by CAGR (%) by Geographic Region/Country - Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa, US, Canada, Latin America, Japan, and Europe (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
China: A Major Influencing Market
Float: The Predominant Flat Glass Manufacturing Technique
Float Glass Production Scenario
Table 6: World Flat Glass Market (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Production Capacity by Type - Float Glass, Rolled Glass and Sheet Glass (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 7: World Float Glass Market (2013): Annual Production Capacity by Major Regions - Asia, China, Europe, Japan, Latin America, and North America (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 8: World Float Glass Market (2010-2012): Float Glass Capacity Utilization (%) in North America Europe and China (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Capacity Constraints Hit Global Float Glass Market
Rolled Glass: A Small Market
Corning Develops Thin Rolled Glass Stored Using Spools
2. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
A Highly Concentrated Market
Table 9: Leading Players in the Global Flat Glass Market (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Value Sales for Asahi Glass, Guardian, Nippon Sheet, Saint-Gobain, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 10: Leading Players in the Global Flat Glass Market (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Production for AGC, Guardian, NSG, PPG, Saint-Gobain, Sisecam, Taiwan Glass, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 11: Leading Producers in the Global Float Glass Market (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Annual Capacity for AGC, Guardian, NSG Group, Saint-Gobain, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 12: Global High Quality Float Glass Market (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Production Capacity by Leading Players (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 13: Leading Players in the Global Automotive Glass Market (2014E): Percentage Share Breakdown of Sales Volume for Asahi Glass Company, Fuyao, Guardian, NSG, Saint Gobain, Xinyi, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
3. A REVIEW OF MAJOR END-USE MARKETS
Construction Industry Dominates Flat Glass Demand
Table 14: Global Float Glass Use in Building Construction Sector (2014E): Percentage Share Breakdown of Demand (Volume) for Interior Design, New Constructions, and Refurbishment Projects (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Construction Sector Activity Influences Market Growth
Table 15: Growth in the Global Construction Market by Sector (2013-2020) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 16: Global Construction Market (2015P & 2020P): Percentage Breakdown of Construction Spending by Region (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Increasing Usage of Glass in Building Construction
Rising Demand for Energy Efficient Windows
Energy-Saving Glass in Windows to Deliver Favorable Economic Returns
Consumers Recognize Energy Saving Properties of Low-E Glass
Glass Use in Automotive Industry: Value-Added Features Find Favor
Table 17: World Production of Passenger Cars (2013 & 2018): Breakdown of Production Figures in Thousand Units by Geographic Region/Country for Years (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 18: World Production of Commercial Vehicles (2013 & 2018) - Breakdown of Production Figures in Thousand Units by Geographic Region (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
The Automotive Industry: A Curtain Raiser
Economic Uncertainty Impacts Automotive Industry Growth
Glazing Used for Styling and Differentiation of Automotives
Demand for Solar Control and Advanced Flat Glass in OEM Automotive Market
Automotive Glazing Market Consolidates
Flat Glass in Solar Power Generation: Opportunity in Store
Table 19: International Targets for Solar Photovoltaics by Select Countries
Potential for Rolled Glass Makers in Solar PV Market
Tempered Low Iron Glass: Threat to Rolled Glass Usage in Solar PV Units?
4. NOTEWORTHY TRENDS & ISSUES
Impact of Economic Upheavals in Retrospect
Improvement in Global GDP Bodes Well for the Market
Table 20: World GDP Growth (%) by Country/ Region (2012-2015) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Positive Eurozone Economic Outlook Enthuses the Market
Table 21: EU Real GDP Growth Rates in % (2014 & 2015): Breakdown by Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Fading Fiscal Cliff Concerns in the US to Spruce Up the Market
Table 22: US Revisions of Debt Ceiling Limit (in US$ Billion) for the Years 2002-2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Rapid Urbanization Worldwide: A Key Growth Driver
Table 23: Global Population Estimates (2000-2050) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 24: Total Population Worldwide by Urban and Rural Population in Thousands: 1950-2050P (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 25: Total Population Worldwide: Percentage Breakdown by Urban and Rural Population for the Years 1950-2050P (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Rising Population & Middle Class Segment Bodes Well for Market Growth
Table 26: Global Middle Class Population (in Millions) by Geographic Region: 2010, 2020P & 2030P (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 27: Global Middle Class Population by Geographic Region: Percentage Share Breakdown for 2010, 2020P & 2030P (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Value-Added Products Revive Flat Glass Market
Innovative Frequency-Selective Solar Glazing Material
Coated Flat Glass Market – An Insight
Regulations Drive Demand for Fire–Resistant Glass
Smart Automotive Glass Market – A Review
Plastics - Are They a Threat?
High Capital Investments – A Major Entry Barrier
Energy & Raw Material: Major Cost Components
Table 28: Global Usage of Raw Material in Float Glass Production (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Weighted Average by Raw Material (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
5. PRODUCT OVERVIEW
An Introduction to Glass
Primary Glass Types and Applications
Table 29: Glass Composition by Type
Raw Materials - A Brief Study
Flat Glass: A Definition
Float Glass
Manufacturing Stages of Float Glass
Table 30: Float Glass Composition: Percentage Share Breakdown by Major Raw Materials - Silica Sand, Recycled Glass, Soda Ash, Dolomite, Limestone and Sodium Sulfate (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
A Glance at the Float Glass Value Chain
Economics of Float Glass Production
Table 31: Global Manufacturing Costs of Float Glass (2014E): Percentage Share Breakdown of Expenditure by Cost Component (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Types of Float Glass
Sheet Glass
Rolled Glass
Rolled Glass Vs Float Glass
Types of Rolled Glass
Patterned Glass
Wired Glass
Types of Flat Glass Products
High Strength Glass
Heat-Strengthened Glass
Toughened or Tempered Glass
Laminated Glass
Key Applications
Reflective Glass
Deposition Techniques
Low Emissivity (Low-E) Glass
Smart Glass
Insulating Glass (IG) Units
Specialty Glass
Mirrors
Spandrel
Art Glass
Plate Glass
Wired Glass
Self-Cleaning Glass
6. A REVIEW OF END-USE MARKETS
Construction: A Major End-Use Market
Building Products Market
Automotive Sector
OEM Applications
Automotive Glass Replacement (AGR)
Types of Automotive Glazing
Solar Control Glazing
Laminated Sideglazings
Integrated Antennas
Design Requirements
Toughened and Laminated Glazing Parameters - A Comparison
Product Parameters for Toughened and Laminated Glazings
Laminated Windshields - Process Parameters
Toughened Glazing - Process Parameters
Features for Future
Specialty Applications
7. REGULATORY ENVIRONMENT
Stringent Production Standards in the US
Maximum Allowable Contaminant Levels in Float Cullet
Automotive Regulations
Safety Glazing Legislations
BS Codes
Building Regulations
8. PRODUCT INTRODUCTIONS/INNOVATIONS
AGC Unveils Energy Select™ 20 High-Performance Low-E Coating
PPG Industries Launch SOLARBAN®z75 Solar Control Low-e Glass
Guardian Industries Launch ShowerGuard Low-Iron Float Glass
Guardian Industries Unveils SunGuard Spandrel HT Glass
Asahi Glass Develops Thinnest Float Glass Sheet in the World Measuring 0.5mm
Dubai Investments Unveils Emirates Insolaire Colored Solar Glass Using Kromatix Technology
Saint-Gobain Unveils SGG DECORGLASS Clear Patterned Glass Products
Guardian Industries Launches SunGuard SNX 5/23 with Visible Light Transmission
Guardian Industries Expands Product Portfolio through SunGuard SuperNeutral 68 Series
Guardian Industries Unveils High Endurance Glass – DiamondGuard®
Guardian Industries Launches SunGuard SNX 51/23
Emirates Glass Launches New Coating Line
9. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY
AGC Glass Divests its Commercial Fabrication Division to Trulite Glass Solutions
Guardian Industries Voices Plans to Shut Down Float Glass Facility in Pennsylvania
Saint Gobain Establishes Glass Manufacturing Unit in Rajasthan
Emirates Float Glass Increases Production Capacity of Automotive Glass Unit
Saint-Gobain and Central Glass to Set Up Automotive Glass Production in Indonesia
Asahi Glass Expands Float Glass Production in Indonesia
Central Glass Takes Over Guardian Automotive Products and Guardian Automotive-E.S.A
SCHOTT Enhances Distribution of its BOROFLOAT® through Greenrays and GOUS Optics
PPG Industries Divests Illinois-based Float Glass Business to Fuyao Glass America
CPC Holding and Qalaa Holding Acquire Sphinx Glass
NSG Group Lights Up the Ultra Thin Glass Float Line in Vietnam
JSC Mordovcement to Set up Float Glass Production Plant in Russia
Xinyi Solar Holdings to Set Up Photovoltaic Glass Unit in Malaysia
Heritage Glass to Establish Glass Manufacturing Plant in Kingsport, Tennessee
PPG Renews Marketing Agreement with Pleotint
Guardian Automotive Commences Custom Glass Solutions for the Transportation Sector
Trakya Cam Sanayii Partially Acquires HNG Float Glass
AGC Glass Europe Takes Over Moustier Plant of Scheuten Glass
AGC Glass Europe Collaborates with Interpane Glas to Provide Glass Products
Egi MJG Establishes Float Glass Production Unit in Nigeria
Deal Fallout between Centrosolar Glas and Ducatt
Heliatek Inks Agreement with AGC Glass Europe to Develop Organic Solar Films with Flat Glass
Xinyi Glass Announces Divestiture of Solar Glass Operations
Ducatt Takes Over Centrosolar Glas
AGC Glass Europe Takes Over Stake in Interpane
Saint-Gobain to Sell Stake in Flovetro
Luoyang Float Glass Group Inks Service Agreement with CTIEC
AGC Glass Company North America to Reopen G1 Float Line
10. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS
Asahi Glass Co., Ltd. (Japan)
AGC Glass Company North America (USA)
AGC Glass Europe (Belgium)
Asahi India Glass Ltd. (India)
PT Asahimas Flat Glass Tbk (Indonesia)
Compagnie De Saint-Gobain (France)
Saint-Gobain Glass India Ltd (India)
Saint-Gobain SEFPRO (France)
Central Glass Co., Ltd. (Japan)
Carlex Glass Company (USA)
Guardian Industries Corp. (USA)
Gujarat Guardian Limited (India)
Nippon Sheet Glass Co., Ltd. (Japan)
Trakya Cam Sanayii A.Ş. (Turkey)
Taiwan Glass Group (Taiwan)
Viridian™ Glass (Australia)
11. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE
Table 32: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Flat Glass by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 33: World Historic Review for Flat Glass by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 34: World 14-Year Perspective for Flat Glass by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin American Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020(includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
By Product Segment
Table 35: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Float Glass by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 36: World Historic Review for Float Glass by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 37: World 14-Year Perspective for Float Glass by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin American Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 38: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Rolled Glass by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 39: World Historic Review for Rolled Glass by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 40: World 14-Year Perspective for Rolled Glass by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin American Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
By End-Use Segment
Table 41: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Flat Glass in Construction Sector by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 42: World Historic Review for Flat Glass in Construction Sector by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 43: World 14-Year Perspective for Flat Glass in Construction Sector by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin American Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 44: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Flat Glass in Construction Sector by Segment - Residential Construction and Commercial Construction Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 45: World Historic Review for Flat Glass in Construction Sector by Segment - Residential Construction and Commercial Construction Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 46: World 14-Year Perspective for Flat Glass in Construction Sector by Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Residential Construction and Commercial Construction Markets with Annual Demand in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 47: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Flat Glass in Residential Construction Sector by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 48: World Historic Review for Flat Glass in Residential Construction Sector by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 49: World 14-Year Perspective for Flat Glass in Residential Construction Sector by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin American Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 50: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Flat Glass in Commercial Construction Sector by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 51: World Historic Review for Flat Glass in Commercial Construction Sector by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 52: World 14-Year Perspective for Flat Glass in Commercial Construction Sector by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin American Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 53: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Flat Glass in Automotive Sector by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 54: World Historic Review for Flat Glass in Automotive Sector by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 55: World 14-Year Perspective for Flat Glass in Automotive Sector by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin American Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 56: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Flat Glass in Automotive Sector by Segment - OE Glazing and AGR Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 57: World Historic Review for Flat Glass in Automotive Sector by Segment - OE Glazing and AGR Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 58: World 14-Year Perspective for Flat Glass in Automotive Sector by Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for OE Glazing and AGR Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 59: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Flat Glass in Automotive OEM Glazing by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 60: World Historic Review for Flat Glass in Automotive OEM Glazing by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 61: World 14-Year Perspective for Flat Glass in Automotive OEM Glazing by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin American Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 62: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Flat Glass in Automotive Glass Replacement (AGR) by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 63: World Historic Review for Flat Glass in Automotive Glass Replacement (AGR) by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 64: World 14-Year Perspective for Flat Glass in Automotive Glass Replacement (AGR) by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin American Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 65: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Flat Glass in Other End-Use Sectors by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 66: World Historic Review for Flat Glass in Other End-Use Sectors by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 67: World 14-Year Perspective for Flat Glass in Other End-Use Sectors by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin American Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
III. MARKET
1.
THE UNITED STATES
A. Market Analysis
Market Overview
Capacity Concerns Plague North American Float Glass Market
Construction: Mainstay of Float Glass Market
Energy Efficient Glass Finds Increased Demand in Building Construction
Intensifying Construction Activity – Positive Opportunities for Float Glass Market
Table 68: US Construction Spending by Type of Construction (2012 & 2013): Percentage Breakdown of Annual Spending for Non-Residential and Residential Construction (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 69: Residential Construction in the US (2007-2014): Number of Housing Starts by Type - Single-Family Units and Multi-Family Units (in ‘000) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
American Taxpayer Relief Act 2012 to Drive Demand for Energy Efficient Products
Automotive Industry: A Major End-Use Market
High-Performance Flat glass in the US
Consumption of Advanced Flat Glass Gains Momentum
A Peek into the New Energy Codes
Competitive Structure
Table 70: North American Float Glass Production (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Annual Capacity by Major Players (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Import-Export Scenario
Table 71: US Exports of Float, Surface Ground or Polished Glass (2012 & 2013): Percentage Breakdown of Value Exports by Destination Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 72: US Imports of Float, Surface Ground or Polished Glass (2012 & 2013): Percentage Breakdown of Value Imports by Country of Origin (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Product Introductions/Innovations
Strategic Corporate Developments
Key Players
B. Market Analytics
Table 73: US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Flat Glass by Product Segment - Float Glass and Rolled Glass Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 74: US Historic Review for Flat Glass by Product Segment - Float Glass and Rolled Glass Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 75: US 14-Year Perspective for Flat Glass by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Float Glass and Rolled Glass Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 76: US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Flat Glass by End-Use Segment - Construction (Residential and Commercial), Automotive (OE Glazing and AGR) and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 77: US Historic Review for Flat Glass by End-Use Segment - Construction (Residential and Commercial), Automotive (OE Glazing and AGR) and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 78: US 14-Year Perspective for Flat Glass by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Construction (Residential and Commercial), Automotive (OE Glazing and AGR) and Others Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
2. CANADA
A. Market Analysis
Outlook
Construction Market: An Insight
Table 79: Housing Starts in Canada (2008-2013): Breakdown of Number of Housing Starts in ‘000s (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Import-Export Scenario
Table 80: Canadian Exports of Float, Surface Ground or Polished Glass (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Value Exports by Destination Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 81: Canadian Imports of Float, Surface Ground or Polished Glass (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Value Imports by Country of Origin (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
B. Market Analytics
Table 82: Canadian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Flat Glass by Product Segment - Float Glass and Rolled Glass Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 83: Canadian Historic Review for Flat Glass by Product Segment - Float Glass and Rolled Glass Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 84: Canadian 14-Year Perspective for Flat Glass by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Float Glass and Rolled Glass Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 85: Canadian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Flat Glass by End-Use Segment - Construction (Residential and Commercial), Automotive (OE Glazing and AGR) and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 86: Canadian Historic Review for Flat Glass by End-Use Segment - Construction (Residential and Commercial), Automotive (OE Glazing and AGR) and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 87: Canadian 14-Year Perspective for Flat Glass by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Construction (Residential and Commercial), Automotive (OE Glazing and AGR) and Others Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
3. JAPAN
A. Market Analysis
Outlook
Float Glass Demand: Close Relation with Building Starts
Table 88: Annual Housing Construction Starts in Japan (2007-2013) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Competitive Overview
Table 89: Japanese Float Glass Market (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Production Capacity by Leading Players- Asahi Glass, NSG, Central Glass and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 90: Japanese Automotive Glass Market (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Production Capacity by Leading Players - Asahi Glass, NSG, Central Glass and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Strategic Corporate Developments
Key Players
B. Market Analytics
Table 91: Japanese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Flat Glass by Product Segment - Float Glass and Rolled Glass Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 92: Japanese Historic Review for Flat Glass by Product Segment - Float Glass and Rolled Glass Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 93: Japanese 14-Year Perspective for Flat Glass by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Float Glass and Rolled Glass Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 94: Japanese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Flat Glass by End-Use Segment - Construction (Residential and Commercial), Automotive (OE Glazing and AGR) and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 95: Japanese Historic Review for Flat Glass by End-Use Segment - Construction (Residential and Commercial), Automotive (OE Glazing and AGR) and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 96: Japanese 14-Year Perspective for Flat Glass by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Construction (Residential and Commercial), Automotive (OE Glazing and AGR) and Others Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
4. EUROPE
A. Market Analysis
Flat Glass Market in Europe: An Overview
Flat Glass Production Suffers as Demand Ebbs from End-Use Markets
Table 97: Flat Glass Production in
(2007-2012) (In ‘000 tonnes) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 98: Float Lines in Operation in the EU (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Number of Operational Float Lines by Company (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 99: Float Lines in Operation in the EU (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Number of Operational Float Lines by Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Flat Glass Market: End-Use Dynamics to Set Tone for Future Growth
Buildings Sector: Achieving Energy Efficiency through Glazing
Table 100: Buildings Glazing in the EU (2014) - Percentage Share Breakdown of Glazed Surfaces by Type of Glazing Used (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Legislation and Safety Concerns Result in Enriched Product Mix
Construction Industry: An Overview
Table 101: Construction Industry in Europe (2010-2015E): Percentage Change of Construction Output by Segment (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
EU Legislations Drive Demand for Energy Efficient Products in Buildings
Automotive Industry Recovery to Bode Well for Float Glass Demand
Competition
Table 102: Leading Players in the European Float/Sheet Glass Market (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Capacity for AGC, Guardian, NSG, Saint-Gobain, Sisecam, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Import-Export Scenario
Table 103:
Market for Float, Surface Ground or Polished Glass (2012 & 2013): Percentage share Breakdown of Imports Value by Country of Origin (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 104:
Market for Float, Surface Ground or Polished Glass (2012 & 2013): Percentage share Breakdown of Imports Volume by Country of Origin (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 105:
Market for Float, Surface Ground or Polished Glass (2012 & 2013): Percentage share Breakdown of Export Value by Country of Origin (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 106:
Market for Float, Surface Ground or Polished Glass (2012 & 2013): Percentage share Breakdown of Export Volume by Country of Origin (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
B. Market Analytics
Table 107: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Flat Glass by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 108: European Historic Review for Flat Glass by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 109: European 14-Year Perspective for Flat Glass by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 110: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Flat Glass by Product Segment - Float Glass and Rolled Glass Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 111: European Historic Review for Flat Glass by Product Segment - Float Glass and Rolled Glass Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 112: European 14-Year Perspective for Flat Glass by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Float Glass and Rolled Glass Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 113: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Flat Glass by End-Use Segment - Construction (Residential and Commercial), Automotive (OE Glazing and AGR) and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 114: European Historic Review for Flat Glass by End-Use Segment - Construction (Residential and Commercial), Automotive (OE Glazing and AGR) and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 115: European 14-Year Perspective for Flat Glass by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Construction (Residential and Commercial), Automotive (OE Glazing and AGR) and Others Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
4a. FRANCE
A. Market Analysis
Outlook
Product Innovation/Introduction
Key Players
B. Market Analytics
Table 116: French Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Flat Glass by Product Segment - Float Glass and Rolled Glass Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 117: French Historic Review for Flat Glass by Product Segment - Float Glass and Rolled Glass Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 118: French 14-Year Perspective for Flat Glass by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Float Glass and Rolled Glass Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 119: French Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Flat Glass by End-Use Segment - Construction (Residential and Commercial), Automotive (OE Glazing and AGR) and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 120: French Historic Review for Flat Glass by End-Use Segment - Construction (Residential and Commercial), Automotive (OE Glazing and AGR) and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 121: French 14-Year Perspective for Flat Glass by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Construction (Residential and Commercial), Automotive (OE Glazing and AGR) and Others Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
4b. GERMANY
A. Market Analysis
Market Overview
Table 122: Construction Output (% Growth) in Germany (2011- 2014) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Strategic Corporate Developments
B. Market Analytics
Table 123: German Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Flat Glass by Product Segment - Float Glass and Rolled Glass Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 124: German Historic Review for Flat Glass by Product Segment - Float Glass and Rolled Glass Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 125: German 14-Year Perspective for Flat Glass by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Float Glass and Rolled Glass Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 126: German Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Flat Glass by End-Use Segment - Construction (Residential and Commercial), Automotive (OE Glazing and AGR) and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 127: German Historic Review for Flat Glass by End-Use Segment - Construction (Residential and Commercial), Automotive (OE Glazing and AGR) and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 128: German 14-Year Perspective for Flat Glass by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Construction (Residential and Commercial), Automotive (OE Glazing and AGR) and Others Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
4c. ITALY
A. Market Analysis
Market Overview
Strategic Corporate Development
B. Market Analytics
Table 129: Italian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Flat Glass by Product Segment - Float Glass and Rolled Glass Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 130: Italian Historic Review for Flat Glass by Product Segment - Float Glass and Rolled Glass Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 131: Italian 14-Year Perspective for Flat Glass by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Float Glass and Rolled Glass Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 132: Italian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Flat Glass by End-Use Segment - Construction (Residential and Commercial), Automotive (OE Glazing and AGR) and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 133: Italian Historic Review for Flat Glass by End-Use Segment - Construction (Residential and Commercial), Automotive (OE Glazing and AGR) and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 134: Italian 14-Year Perspective for Flat Glass by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Construction (Residential and Commercial), Automotive (OE Glazing and AGR) and Others Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
4d. THE UNITED KINGDOM
A. Market Analysis
Flat Glass – An Overview
Construction Industry in the UK - An Overview
Table 135: New Housing Starts in the UK by Country: FY 2008-09 through FY 2013-14 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Regulatory Environment
New Car Security Rating Scheme (NCSR)
Implications of Safety Glazing Legislations
BS Codes
Building Regulations
B. Market Analytics
Table 136: UK Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Flat Glass by Product Segment - Float Glass and Rolled Glass Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 137: UK Historic Review for Flat Glass by Product Segment - Float Glass and Rolled Glass Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 138: UK 14-Year Perspective for Flat Glass by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Float Glass and Rolled Glass Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 139: UK Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Flat Glass by End-Use Segment - Construction (Residential and Commercial), Automotive (OE Glazing and AGR) and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 140: UK Historic Review for Flat Glass by End-Use Segment - Construction (Residential and Commercial), Automotive (OE Glazing and AGR) and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 141: UK 14-Year Perspective for Flat Glass by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Construction (Residential and Commercial), Automotive (OE Glazing and AGR) and Others Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
4e. SPAIN
Market Analysis
Table 142: Spanish Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Flat Glass by Product Segment - Float Glass and Rolled Glass Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 143: Spanish Historic Review for Flat Glass by Product Segment - Float Glass and Rolled Glass Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 144: Spanish 14-Year Perspective for Flat Glass by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Float Glass and Rolled Glass Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 145: Spanish Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Flat Glass by End-Use Segment - Construction (Residential and Commercial), Automotive (OE Glazing and AGR) and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 146: Spanish Historic Review for Flat Glass by End-Use Segment - Construction (Residential and Commercial), Automotive (OE Glazing and AGR) and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 147: Spanish 14-Year Perspective for Flat Glass by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Construction (Residential and Commercial), Automotive (OE Glazing and AGR) and Others Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
4f. RUSSIA
A. Market Analysis
Market Overview
Strategic Corporate Development
B. Market Analytics
Table 148: Russian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Flat Glass by Product Segment - Float Glass and Rolled Glass Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 149: Russian Historic Review for Flat Glass by Product Segment - Float Glass and Rolled Glass Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 150: Russian 14-Year Perspective for Flat Glass by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Float Glass and Rolled Glass Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 151: Russian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Flat Glass by End-Use Segment - Construction (Residential and Commercial), Automotive (OE Glazing and AGR) and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 152: Russian Historic Review for Flat Glass by End-Use Segment - Construction (Residential and Commercial), Automotive (OE Glazing and AGR) and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 153: Russian 14-Year Perspective for Flat Glass by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Construction (Residential and Commercial), Automotive (OE Glazing and AGR) and Others Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
4g. REST OF EUROPE
A. Market Analysis
Outlook
Strategic Corporate Developments
Key Players
B. Market Analytics
Table 154: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Flat Glass by Product Segment - Float Glass and Rolled Glass Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 155: Rest of Europe Historic Review for Flat Glass by Product Segment - Float Glass and Rolled Glass Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 156: Rest of Europe 14-Year Perspective for Flat Glass by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Float Glass and Rolled Glass Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 157: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Flat Glass by End-Use Segment - Construction (Residential and Commercial), Automotive (OE Glazing and AGR) and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 158: Rest of Europe Historic Review for Flat Glass by End-Use Segment - Construction (Residential and Commercial), Automotive (OE Glazing and AGR) and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 159: Rest of Europe 14-Year Perspective for Flat Glass by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Construction (Residential and Commercial), Automotive (OE Glazing and AGR) and Others Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
5. ASIA-PACIFIC
A. Market Analysis
Market Overview
Construction Activity Picks Momentum in Asian Countries
Table 160: Construction Spending by Country in Asia in US$ Billion: 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 161: Asian Construction Market (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Spend by Sector (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 162: Projected Growth in the Asian Construction Market by Region and Sector (2014-2020) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Competition
Table 163: Asian Float Glass Market (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Production Capacity by Company - AGC, Guardian, NSG, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
B. Market Analytics
Table 164: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Flat Glass by Geographic Region - China and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 165: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Flat Glass by Geographic Region - China and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 166: Asia-Pacific 14-Year Perspective for Flat Glass by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for China and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 167: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Flat Glass by Product Segment - Float Glass and Rolled Glass Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 168: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Flat Glass by Product Segment - Float Glass and Rolled Glass Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 169: Asia-Pacific 14-Year Perspective for Flat Glass by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Float Glass and Rolled Glass Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 170: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Flat Glass by End-Use Segment - Construction (Residential and Commercial), Automotive (OE Glazing and AGR) and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 171: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Flat Glass by End-Use Segment - Construction (Residential and Commercial), Automotive (OE Glazing and AGR) and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 172: Asia-Pacific 14-Year Perspective for Flat Glass by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Construction (Residential and Commercial), Automotive (OE Glazing and AGR) and Others Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
5a. CHINA
A. Market Analysis
Flat Glass Market in China – A Review
Table 173: Fabricated Flat Glass Market in China (2014): Percentage Share Breakdown of Demand (Value) by End-Use Segment - Architectural, Automotive, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
The World’s Leading Float Glass Market
Construction Sector - A Major End User
Automotive Glass Market Benefits from Expanding Auto Sales
Expanding Automobile Numbers – Opportunity for Replacement Auto Glass Market
Table 174: Motor Vehicle Population per Capita in Select Countries (2013) (In Units Per 1000 People) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
A Highly Concentrated Market
Table 175: Leading Players in the Chinese Automotive Glass Market (2014): Percentage Share Breakdown of Sales for AGC, Fuyao, NSG, Saint Gobain, Shanghai Yaopi, Xinyi, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Production Facilities of Leading Automotive Glass Manufacturers in China
Automotive Market: Fast Growth Anticipated in Future
Focus on Solar Energy Sector: Potential for Growth
Increasing Demand for Low-E Glass
Patterned Glass Market Benefits from Improving Techniques & Diversifying Needs
Competitive Landscape
Table 176: Leading Producers of Float Glass in China (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Production Capacity for Jiangsu Farun Group, Xinyi Glass, Zhuzhou Kibing Group, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 177: Number and Average Capacity of Float Glass Production Lines in China (In Units & tpd per line) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Portfolio of Major Glass Companies in China
Overcapacity Characterizes Float Glass Market
Table 178: Float Glass Production Capacity in China (2007-2014) (In Million Tonnes) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 179: New/Restarted Production Capacity of Float Glass Market in China (2014) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Rising Production Capabilities of Chinese Manufacturers
Strategic Corporate Developments
B. Market Analytics
Table 180: Chinese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Flat Glass by Product Segment - Float Glass and Rolled Glass Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 181: Chinese Historic Review for Flat Glass by Product Segment - Float Glass and Rolled Glass Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 182: Chinese 14-Year Perspective for Flat Glass by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Float Glass and Rolled Glass Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 183: Chinese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Flat Glass by End-Use Segment - Construction (Residential and Commercial), Automotive (OE Glazing and AGR) and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 184: Chinese Historic Review for Flat Glass by End-Use Segment - Construction (Residential and Commercial), Automotive (OE Glazing and AGR) and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 185: Chinese 14-Year Perspective for Flat Glass by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Construction (Residential and Commercial), Automotive (OE Glazing and AGR) and Others Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
5b. INDIA
A. Market Analysis
Outlook
A High Potential Market
Table 186: Indian Glass Market (2014E): Percentage Breakdown of Production Volume by Type of Glass - Container, Float, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 187: Indian Flat Glass Market (2014E): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales by Type of Glass - Float/Sheet Glass, Mirror Glass, Reflective Glass, and Tinted Float/ Sheet Glass (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Architectural & Automotive Sectors: Primary End-Use Markets
Promising Opportunities for Float Glass in Architectural Sector
Leading Players
Table 188: Leading Manufacturers of Float Glass in India (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Daily Production Capacity for Asahi India Glass, Gujarat Guardian, H.N.G Float Glass, Saint-Gobain Glass India, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Strategic Corporate Developments
Key Players
B. Market Analytics
Table 189: Indian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Flat Glass by Product Segment - Float Glass and Rolled Glass Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 190: Indian Historic Review for Flat Glass by Product Segment - Float Glass and Rolled Glass Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 191: Indian 14-Year Perspective for Flat Glass by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Float Glass and Rolled Glass Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 192: Indian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Flat Glass by End-Use Segment - Construction (Residential and Commercial), Automotive (OE Glazing and AGR) and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 193: Indian Historic Review for Flat Glass by End-Use Segment - Construction (Residential and Commercial), Automotive (OE Glazing and AGR) and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 194: Indian 14-Year Perspective for Flat Glass by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Construction (Residential and Commercial), Automotive (OE Glazing and AGR) and Others Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
5c. REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC
A. Market Analysis
Outlook
Strategic Corporate Developments
Key Players
B. Market Analytics
Table 195: Rest of Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Flat Glass by Product Segment - Float Glass and Rolled Glass Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 196: Rest of Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Flat Glass by Product Segment - Float Glass and Rolled Glass Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 197: Rest of Asia-Pacific 14-Year Perspective for Flat Glass by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Float Glass and Rolled Glass Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 198: Rest of Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Flat Glass by End-Use Segment - Construction (Residential and Commercial), Automotive (OE Glazing and AGR) and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 199: Rest of Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Flat Glass by End-Use Segment - Construction (Residential and Commercial), Automotive (OE Glazing and AGR) and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 200: Rest of Asia-Pacific 14-Year Perspective for Flat Glass by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Construction (Residential and Commercial), Automotive (OE Glazing and AGR) and Others Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
6. MIDDLE EAST AND AFRICA
A. Market Analysis
Outlook
Construction Boom Presents Promising Prospects
Strategic Corporate Developments
B. Market Analytics
Table 201: Middle East & Africa Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Flat Glass by Product Segment - Float Glass and Rolled Glass Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 202: Middle East & Africa Historic Review for Flat Glass by Product Segment - Float Glass and Rolled Glass Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 203: Middle East & Africa 14-Year Perspective for Flat Glass by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Float Glass and Rolled Glass Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 204: Middle East & Africa Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Flat Glass by End-Use Segment - Construction (Residential and Commercial), Automotive (OE Glazing and AGR) and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 205: Middle East & Africa Historic Review for Flat Glass by End-Use Segment - Construction (Residential and Commercial), Automotive (OE Glazing and AGR) and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 206: Middle East & Africa 14-Year Perspective for Flat Glass by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Construction (Residential and Commercial), Automotive (OE Glazing and AGR) and Others Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
7. LATIN AMERICA
A. Market Analysis
Market Overview
Table 207: South American Float Glass Market (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Annual Capacity by Major Players (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Cebrace Cristal Plano Ltda. (Brazil) - A Key Player
B. Market Analytics
Table 208: Latin America Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Flat Glass by Product Segment - Float Glass and Rolled Glass Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 209: Latin America Historic Review for Flat Glass by Product Segment - Float Glass and Rolled Glass Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 210: Latin America 14-Year Perspective for Flat Glass by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Float Glass and Rolled Glass Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 211: Latin America Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Flat Glass by End-Use Segment - Construction (Residential and Commercial), Automotive (OE Glazing and AGR) and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 212: Latin America Historic Review for Flat Glass by End-Use Segment - Construction (Residential and Commercial), Automotive (OE Glazing and AGR) and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart
Table 213: Latin America 14-Year Perspective for Flat Glass by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Construction (Residential and Commercial), Automotive (OE Glazing and AGR) and Others Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
Total Companies Profiled: 104 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 152)
The United States (10)
Canada (1)
Japan (5)
Europe (71)
- France (9)
- Germany (17)
- The United Kingdom (7)
- Italy (5)
- Spain (4)
- Rest of Europe (29)
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (50)
Latin America (3)
Africa (7)
Middle East (5)

Flat Glass (Float Glass and Rolled Glass)

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Flat Glass in Thousand Metric Tons by the following Product Segments: Float Glass, and Rolled Glass. The report is also analyzed by the following End-Use Segments: Construction (Residential, & Commercial), Automotive {OE Glazing, & AGR (Automotive Glass Replacement)}, and Others. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2014 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs. The report profiles 104 companies including many key and niche players such as -

Asahi Glass Co., Ltd.
Compagnie De Saint-Gobain
Central Glass Co., Ltd.
Guardian Industries Corp.
Nippon Sheet Glass Co., Ltd.

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