DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/q6qrc6/global_flat_glass) has announced the addition of the "Global Flat Glass Market 2015-2019" report to their offering.
The Global Flat Glass market to grow at a CAGR of 7.3% over the period 2014-2019.
Flat glass is a type of glass manufactured as a flat sheet and used to make windows, facades, and doors for houses and buildings, and windshields and windows for automobiles. It is also used in solar equipment such as solar thermal panels and photovoltaic modules. It finds application in interior fittings and decorations, furniture, and electronic equipment. Based on product type, flat glass is classified into three types: float, sheet, and rolled.
The Global Flat Glass market can be segmented into three divisions based on type: Float Glass, Sheet Glass, and Rolled Glass. This glass is mainly used in the Building and Construction and Automotive sectors.
One key trend upcoming in this market is the demand for fabricated flat glass products for use in buildings and construction. Demand for fabricated flat glass products such as solar glass panels and electronic displays are on the rise.
According to the report, growth in the construction sector worldwide is one of the drivers of the Global Flat Glass market. The Construction sector is the major end-user of flat glass, accounting for approximately 83.4 percent of market demand in terms of volume.
Further, the report states that one of the challenges faced by the Global Flat Glass market is the increase in raw material prices and energy costs. The prices of raw materials used for the production of flat glass are on the rise worldwide. Increased energy costs also affect the profitability of vendors in the market.
- Asahi Glass
- China Glass Holdings
- Guardian Industries
- Interpane Glas Industrie
- Nippon Sheet Glass
- Sangalli Vetro Manfredonia
- Scheuten Glas
The report contains a comprehensive market and vendor landscape in addition to a SWOT analysis of the key vendors.
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