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Laminated and Tempered Glass Market in the U.S.

Abstract:
Laminated and Tempered Glass Market in the U.S., a new report from SBI, contains comprehensive data and analysis on laminated and tempered glass used in residential and nonresidential construction in the United States. The report contains comprehensive data on U.S. shipments, imports and exports, and end-use markets. It also identifies key issues and trends affecting the marketplace. The report also profiles major marketers (including AFG Glass, Cardinal Glass Industries, Guardian Industries, NSG/Pilkington, PPG Industries, and others) and includes market projections and expected growth rates up to 2011.

Scope and Methodology
These report data were obtained from government sources, trade associations, publications, business journals, company literature, and investment reports. Shipment statistics were derived from U.S. Commerce Department data and estimated and forecasted by SBI. Import and export data were obtained from the U.S. Department of Commerce and the U.S. International Trade Commission.

What You’ll Get in this Report
Laminated and Tempered Glass Market in the U.S. makes important predictions and recommendations regarding the future of this market, and pinpoints ways current and prospective marketers can capitalize on current trends and spearhead new ones. No other market research report provides both the comprehensive analysis and extensive data that The U.S. Market for Laminated and Tempered Glass offers. The report addresses the following segments:

  • The Market (including market size and composition, and projected market valuation growth)
  • Competitive Profiles (of the mainstream marketers, specialists and up-and-coming niche players, and analyses of the products they market)
  • End Users
  • Trends and Factors to Growth

Plus, you’ll benefit from extensive data, presented in easy-to-read and practical charts, tables and graphs.

How You Will Benefit from this Report
If your company is already competing in the laminated and tempered glass industry, or uses these products, you will find this report invaluable, as it provides a comprehensive package of information and insight not offered in any other single source. You will gain a thorough understanding of the current market for laminated and tempered glass within the context of the flat glass market, as well as projected market demand and trends through 2011. .

This report will help:

  • Marketing Managers identify market opportunities and develop targeted promotions plans for laminated and tempered glass.
  • Research and development professionals stay on top of competitor initiatives and explore demand for laminated and tempered glass.
  • Advertising agencies working with clients in the laminated and tempered glass market understand the product buyer to develop messages and images that compel end users to purchase these products.
  • Business development executives understand the dynamics of the market and identify possible partnerships.
  • Information and research center librarians provide market researchers, brand and product managers and other colleagues with the vital information they need to do their jobs more effectively.


  • Executive Summary
    • Scope
    • Methodology
    • Product Definitions
      • Laminated Glass
      • Tempered Glass
    • Global Flat Glass Market
      • Market Size
        • Table World Market for Flat Glass, 2005 (%)
        • Table Flat Glass Consumption by the Construction Industry, 2005 (%)
        • Table U.S. Supply of Flat Glass by Shipment and Import-Export Values, 2001-2006 (in million $)
        • Table U.S. Market Segments for Flat Glass, 2005 (%)
        • Table U.S. Market for Laminated Glass Used for Construction Purposes, by Shipment and Import-Export Values, 2001-2006(E) (in million $)
        • Table U.S. Market for Tempered Glass Used for Construction Purposes, by Shipment and Import Export Values, 2001-2006(E) (in million $)
    • Market Size Projections
      • Laminated Glass Market Predicted to Reach $2.3 Billion by 2011
        • Table Market Projections for Laminated Glass Used for Construction Purposes, 2007-2011 (in million $)
      • Tempered Glass Market Forecast to Touch $2.5 Billion by 2011
        • Table Market Projections for Tempered Glass Used for Construction Purposes, 2007-2011 (in million $)
    • Growth Drivers
      • Growth in the Nonresidential Construction Industry Drives the Market in 2006
      • Energy-efficient Building Requirements Driving the Market for Value-added Glass Products
      • Growing Preference for Laminated and Tempered Glass Driven by Architectural Trends
      • Safety and Acoustic Control Features Increase Demand for Laminated and Tempered Glass
      • Macroeconomic Trends Governing the Glass Market
        • Table U.S. Quarterly GDP Trend, 2003-2006 (in billion $)
        • Table U.S. Quarterly Economic Indicators, as a Percentage Change from Previous Period, 2003- 2006
    • Growth Inhibitors
      • Population Growth Rate Declines Below 1% in 2004-2005
      • Higher Inflation Rate in 2006 over 2005
      • Rise in Delinquency and Foreclosure Rates
        • Table U.S. Delinquency and Foreclosure Rates, 2001-2006 (%)
    • Market Trends
      • Alternative Safety Glass Options
        • Table Comparison of Safety Glass Alternatives in the United States
      • Price Trends for Laminated Glass
        • Table Producer Price Index for Laminated Glass Used for All Applications, 2001-2006(P)
      • Price Trends for Tempered Glass
        • Table Producer Price Index for Tempered Glass Used for All Applications, 2001-2006
      • Challenges Faced by Laminated and Tempered Glass Manufacturers
      • Acquisitions, Joint Ventures and Facility Expansions
      • Trends in Advanced Flat Glass Products
    • Marketing Initiatives
      • Web-based Marketing
      • Trade Shows
      • Awards
      • Release of Product Brochures
    • Distribution Networks
    • End Users
      • Segments of the Residential and Nonresidential Construction Market
        • Table Segments in the Residential and Nonresidential Construction Markets
      • End Users in the Residential and Nonresidential Construction Market Segments
        • Table Players in the Supply and Demand Sides of the Glass Industry Supply Chain
      • Factors Influencing Glass Selection
    • Regulatory Environment
    • Key Market Players
      • Primary Flat Glass Manufacturers
        • Table Market Share of Flat Glass Manufacturers Operating in North America, 2005 (%)
      • Glass Fabricators
  • Laminated and Tempered Glass Market
    • Scope
      • Methodology
    • Product Definitions
      • Laminated Glass
        • Table Common Forms of Laminated Glass
      • Tempered Glass
        • Table Classification of Tempered Glass
    • Market Size and Growth
      • Global Flat Glass Market
      • Market Size
        • Table World Market for Flat Glass, 2005 (%)
        • Table Flat Glass Consumption by the Construction Industry, 2005 (%)
        • Table Distribution of the Worldwide Demand for Flat Glass, 2005 (%)
        • Table Distribution of the Demand for Flat Glass in Europe, 1995 (%)
        • Table Distribution of the Demand for Flat Glass in Europe, 2005 (%)
        • Table U.S. Supply of Flat Glass by Shipment and Import-Export Values, 2001-2006 (in million $)
        • Table U.S. Market Segments for Flat Glass, 2005 (%)
      • Market Structure for Flat Glass
    • Laminated Glass Market in the United States
      • Overview
      • U.S. Laminated Glass Market Size
        • Table U.S. Market for Laminated Glass Used for Construction Purposes, by Shipment and Import-Export Values, 2001-2006(E) (in million $)
      • Imports of Laminated Glass
        • Table Market Shares of Top Exporters of Laminated Glass to the United States, by Value, 2006 (%)
        • Table U.S. Imports of Laminated Glass Products Used for Nonautomotive Purposes by Top 15 Countries, 2001-2006 (in thousand $)
      • Exports of Laminated Glass
        • Table U.S. Exports of Laminated Glass Used for Construction Purposes, 2001-2006 (in million $)
        • Table Market Shares of Top Importers of Laminated Glass from the United States, by Value, 2006 (%)
        • Table U.S. Exports of Laminated Glass Products Used for Nonautomotive Purposes by Top 15 Countries, 2001-2006 (in thousand $)
    • Tempered Glass Market in the United States
      • Overview
      • U.S. Tempered Glass Market Size
        • Table U.S. Market for Tempered Glass Used for Construction Purposes, by Shipment and Import Export Values, 2001-2006(E) (in million $)
      • Imports of Tempered Glass
        • Table Market Shares of Top Exporters of Tempered Glass to the United States, by Value, 2006 (%)
        • Table U.S. Imports of Tempered Glass Products Used for Nonautomotive Purposes by Top 15 Countries, 2001-2006 (in thousand $)
      • Exports of Tempered Glass
        • Table U.S. Exports of Tempered Glass Used for Construction Purposes, 2001-2006 (in million $)
        • Table Market Shares of Top Importers of Tempered Glass from the United States, by Value, 2006 (%)
        • Table U.S. Exports of Tempered Glass Products Used for Nonautomotive Purposes by Top 15 Countries, 2001-2006 (in thousand $)
    • Market Size Projections
      • Laminated Glass
        • Table Market Projections for Laminated Glass Used for Construction Purposes, 2007-2011 (in million $)
      • Tempered Glass
        • Table Market Projections for Tempered Glass Used for Construction Purposes, 2007-2011 (in million $)
    • Growth Drivers
      • Growth in the Nonresidential Construction Industry Drives the Market in 2006
        • Table U.S. Value of Total Construction by Sectors, January 2006-2007 (in billion $)
        • Table U.S. Value of Private Construction by Sectors, January 2006-2007 (in billion $)
        • Table U.S. Value of Public Construction by Sectors, 2006-2007 (in billion $)
      • NAR's 2007 Projections for Nonresidential Segments
        • Table NAR's Forecast for the Office Market Segment, 2007
        • Table NAR's Forecast for the Industrial Market Segment, 2007
        • Table NAR's Forecast for the Retail Market Segment, 2007
        • Table NAR's Forecast for the Hospitality Market Segment, 2007
      • Home Maintenance and Improvements Gain Momentum in 2006
      • Energy-efficient Building Requirements Driving the Market for Value-added Glass Products
        • Table Usage of Heating/Cooling Loads Required to Air Condition the Thermal Load Imposed by Glazings by Different Segments in Nonresidential Construction Industry
      • Growing Preference for Laminated and Tempered Glass Driven by Architectural Trends
      • Safety and Acoustic Control Features Increase Demand for Laminated and Tempered Glass
      • Macroeconomic Trends Governing the Glass Market
        • Table U.S. Quarterly GDP Trend, 2003-2006 (in billion $)
        • Table U.S. Quarterly Economic Indicators, as a Percentage Change from Previous Period, 2003- 2006
    • Growth Inhibitors
      • Factors Negatively Affecting Housing Demand in 2006
        • Table U.S. Delinquency and Foreclosure Rates, 2001-2006 (%)
    • Other Factors Affecting the Market
      • Decline in Residential Sector in 2006 Retards Construction Industry Growth
  • Market Trends
    • Alternative Safety Glass Options
      • Table Comparison of Safety Glass Alternatives in the United States
      • Price Trends for Laminated and Tempered Glass Products
        • Table Producer Price Index for Laminated Glass Used for All Applications, 2001-2006(P)
        • Table Producer Price Index for Laminated Glass Used for Construction and Architectural Applications, 1999-2004
        • Table Monthly Distribution of Producer Price Index for Laminated Glass Used for All Applications, 2006
        • Table Producer Price Index for Laminated Glass Used for All Applications, 1987- 2000
        • Table Producer Price Index for Laminated Glass Used for Construction and Architectural Applications, 1987-1998
        • Table Producer Price Index for Tempered Glass Used for All Applications, 2001-2006
        • Table Producer Price Index for Tempered Glass Used for Construction and Architectural Applications, 2001-2006
        • Table Estimated Monthly Distribution of Producer Price Index for Tempered Glass Used for All/Construction and Architectural Applications, 2006
        • Table Producer Price Index for Tempered Glass Used for All Applications, 1987-2000
        • Table Producer Price Index for Tempered Glass Used for Construction and Architectural Applications, 1987-2000
      • Challenges Faced by Laminated and Tempered Glass Manufacturers
      • Capacity Utilization
        • Table Plant Capacity Utilization Rates for Manufacturers of Flat Glass and Glass Made from Purchased Glass in the United States, 2001-2005 (%)
    • Acquisitions, Joint Ventures and Facility Expansions
      • Acquisitions
      • Joint Ventures
      • Facility Expansions
    • Trends in Advanced Flat Glass Products
  • Product Promotion and Distribution
    • Marketing Initiatives
      • Web-based Marketing
      • Trade Shows
      • Other Initiatives
    • Distribution Networks
    • New Product Introductions
      • Laminated Glass
      • Tempered Glass
  • End Users
    • Introduction
      • Table Break-out of Construction Contract Awards, 2004 (%)
      • Segments of the Residential and Nonresidential Construction Market
        • Table Segments in the Residential and Nonresidential Construction Markets
      • End Users in the Residential and Nonresidential Construction Market Segments
        • Table Players in the Supply and Demand Sides of the Glass Industry Supply Chain
    • Glass Preferences in the Construction Industry
      • Factors Influencing Glass Selection
      • Preference for Glass in Nonresidential Construction
        • Table U.S. Designers, Developers and Contractors Who Prefer the Usage of Glass for Construction in Various Residential Market Segments, 2006 (%)
        • Table U.S. Designers, Developers and Contractors Who Rate Various Glass Performance Parameters as Important, 2006 (%)
      • Design Trends in Residential Construction
        • Table U.S. Architectural Firms' Net Predictions on Various Residential Construction Market Segments, 2005-2006 (%)
      • Architectural Firms
        • Table Share of Total Staff and Billings in Architectural Firms, by Workforce Size, 2005 (%)
        • Table U.S. Architectural Firms Offering Various Services, 2005 (%)
        • Table Diffusion Index Value of Architectural Billings and Inquiries for Residential Construction Activities, 2005-2006
        • Table U.S. Architectural Firms' Project Backlogs, 2005-2006 (in number of months)
      • Glazing Contractors
      • Frame Suppliers
      • Window and Door Manufacturers
      • Building Owners and Developers
  • Regulatory Environment
    • Introduction
    • Performance and Testing Standards
    • Laminated Glass
      • Test Methods for Laminated Glass
        • Table ASTM Test Methods and Scope for Laminated Glass
      • Federal Government Test Procedures (16 CFR 1201.4)
    • Tempered Glass
      • Test Methods for Tempered Glass
        • Table ASTM Test Methods and Scope for Tempered Glass
      • Federal Government Test Procedures (16 CFR 1201.4)
    • Test Standards Common to Laminated and Tempered Glass
      • ASTM Test Methods
        • Table ASTM Test Methods and Scope for Laminated Glass and Tempered Glass
        • Table ASTM Test Methods and Scope for Laminated Glass and Tempered Glass
      • ANSI Test Methods
        • Table ANSI Z97.1 Test Parameters
      • ISO Test Methods
        • Table ISO Test Methods and Details for Laminated and Tempered Glass
      • ASCE Test Methods
      • AAMA Test Methods
    • Environmental Guidelines
      • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
      • Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) Guidelines for Glass Manufacturing
        • Table Permissible Air Emission Levels
        • Table Permissible Water Effluent Levels
  • Company Profiles
    • Introduction
      • Table Market Share of Flat Glass Manufacturers Operating in North America, 2005 (%)
    • Flat Glass Manufacturers
      • AFG Glass
        • Table Corporate Details of AFG Glass
      • Company Overview
        • Table Geographic Presence of AFG Glass
      • Product Portfolio
        • Table Glass Product Portfolio of AFG Glass
      • Recent Developments
      • Company Strategy
    • Cardinal Glass Industries
      • Key Facts
        • Table Corporate Details of Cardinal Glass Industries
      • Company Overview
        • Table Geographic Presence of Cardinal Glass Industries
      • Product Portfolio
        • Table Glass Product Portfolio of Cardinal Glass Industries
      • Recent Developments
      • Company Strategy
    • Guardian Industries
      • Key Facts
        • Table Corporate Details of Guardian Industries
      • Company Overview
      • Financial Performance
        • Table Annual Revenues of Guardian Industries, 2004 and 2005 (in million $)
      • Product Portfolio
        • Table Glass Product Portfolio of Guardian Industries
      • Company Strategy
    • Nippon Sheet Glass (NSG) Co. Ltd. / Pilkington North America, Inc.
      • Key Facts
        • Table Corporate Details of Pilkington North America
      • Company Overview
        • Table Revenue Shares of Pilkington Business Lines, 2005-2006 (%)
        • Table Geographic Segmentation of Pilkington Revenue, 2006 (%)
        • Table Geographic Segmentation of Pilkington Building Products Revenue, 2006 (%)
        • Table Geographic Presence of Pilkington
      • Financial Performance
        • Table Key Financials for Pilkington Group, 2002-2006 (in million $ except ratios)
        • Table Pilkington North America Building Product Revenues, 2000-2005 (in million $)
        • Table Glass Product Portfolio of Pilkington USA
      • Recent Developments
        • Table Geographic Segmentation of Revenue Shares for Pilkington/NSG (Pre/Post-Acquisition), 2005-2006 (%)
      • Company Strategy
    • PPG Industries
      • Key Facts
        • Table Corporate Details of PPG Industries
      • Company Overview
        • Table Revenue Shares of PPG Business Lines, 2006 (%)
        • Table Revenue Shares of PPG Glass Business Segments, 2006 (%)
        • Table Geographic Segmentation of PPG Revenues, 2005 (%)
        • Table Geographic Presence of PPG Industries
      • Financial Performance
        • Table Key Financial Indicators and Ratios for PPG Industries, 2002-2006 (in million $ except ratios and per share values)
        • Table Annual Revenues for PPG's Glass Segment (in million $)
        • Table Operating Income and Margin for PPG's Glass Segment, 2004-2006
      • Product Portfolio
        • Table Glass Product Portfolio of PPG Industries
      • Company Strategy
    • Vitro America, Inc.
      • Key Facts
        • Table Corporate Details of Vitro America
      • Company Overview
        • Table Geographic Presence of Vitro America
      • Financial Performance
        • Table Revenue Distribution of Vitro S.A. de C.V., 2001-2005 (in million $)
        • Table Revenue Performance of Vitro America, 2001-2005 (in million $)
        • Table Revenue Distribution of the Business Segments of Vitro S.A. de C.V., 2001-2005 (in million $)
      • Product Portfolio
        • Table Glass Product Portfolio of Vitro America
      • Company Strategy
    • Glass Fabricators
      • Apogee Enterprises, Inc.
        • Table Corporate Details of Apogee Enterprises
      • Company Overview
        • Table Apogee Architectural Products and Services Businesses
        • Table Apogee Automotive Replacement Glass and Services Businesses
        • Table Revenue Shares of Apogee Business Lines, 2006 (%)
        • Table Geographic Presence of Apogee Enterprises
      • Financial Performance
        • Table Key Financial Indicators and Ratios for Apogee Enterprises, 2002-2006 (in million $ except per share ratios)
        • Table Annual Revenues and Operating Income for Apogee's Architectural Segment, 2002-2006 (in million $)
      • Product Portfolio
      • Recent Developments
      • Company Strategy
    • Arch Aluminum & Glass Co., Inc.
      • Key Facts
        • Table Corporate Details of Arch Aluminum & Glass Co., Inc.
      • Company Overview
        • Table Geographic Presence of Arch Aluminum & Glass
      • Product Portfolio
        • Table Product Portfolio of Arch Aluminum & Glass
      • Recent Developments
      • Company Strategy
    • Oldcastle, Inc.
      • Key Facts
        • Table Corporate Details of Oldcastle, Inc.
      • Company Overview
        • Table Geographic Presence of Oldcastle
      • Product Portfolio
        • Table Architectural Glass Product Portfolio of Oldcastle
      • Recent Developments
      • Company Strategy
    • United Glass Corp.
      • Key Facts
        • Table Corporate Details of United Glass Corp.
      • Company Overview
        • Table Geographic Presence of UGC
      • Product Portfolio
      • Company Strategy

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