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Ceramics: Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2014 to 2020

Winter Green Research
Published Date » 2014-08-19
No. Of Pages » 575
 The 2014 study has 575 pages, 177 tables and figures.  The vendors in the ceramics industry have to invest in high-quality production processes, logistics systems that guarantee fast delivery, and the development of innovative products in order to keep market share.   
   
 Worldwide ceramics markets are increasingly diversified, poised to represent significant size as every segment continues to grow.  Ceramics covers a broad range of sectors within the building industry.  Ceramics sub-sectors are being impacted by the need for the availability of raw materials and the high costs of energy.  As solar energy becomes available, competitive, and affordable by 2016, this is set to create vast market shifts in the ceramics markets. 
   
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Table of Contents 

CERAMICS MARKET EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 29 
Ceramics Sector Market Driving Forces 29
Total Ceramics Sector Market Forecasts 34

1. CERAMICS MARKET DESCRIPTION AND MARKET DYNAMICS 35 
1.1 Effects Of Globalization 35
1.1.1 Annual Industrial Electricity Prices 36
1.1.2 Ceramic Environmental Regulation And Control 39
1.2 Residential Ceramics Market 39
1.2.1 Residential Construction Market: EU 39
1.2.2 Non-Residential Construction Market EU 41
1.3 Sanitaryware 41
1.3.1 Sanitaryware Sales of Luxurious Equipment 42
1.3.2 Sanitaryware Easy care 42
1.3.3 Sanitaryware Easy to Install 42
1.4 Economics Of The Flat Glass Sector 43
1.5 Ceramic Ttiles 44
1.5.1 Format 44
1.5.2 Color 45
1.5.3 Decoration 45
1.6 Glass Markets 45
1.6.1 Annealed Glass 47
1.6.2 Toughened Glass 47
1.6.3 Laminated Glass 48
1.6.4 Coated 49
1.6.5 Mirrored Glass 49
1.6.6 Patterned Glass 50
1.6.7 Extra-Clear glass 50
1.6.8 Flat Glass Products for the Co
1.6 Glass Markets 45
1.6.1 Annealed Glass 47
1.6.2 Toughened Glass 47
1.6.3 Laminated Glass 48
1.6.4 Coated 49
1.6.5 Mirrored Glass 49
1.6.6 Patterned Glass 50
1.6.7 Extra-Clear glass 50
1.6.8 Flat Glass Products for the Construction Sector 51
1.7 Glass Uses & Applications 51
1.7.1 Glass in Residential Houses 51
1.7.2 Glass in Commercial Buildings 52
1.7.3 Interior Design 52
1.7.4 Characteristics and Functions of Glass in buildings: 52
1.8 Glass Solar Control 54
1.9 Glass Safety and Security 54
1.9.1 Fire Resistance 55
1.9.2 Noise Control 55
1.9.3 Decorative: Interior Design 56
1.9.4 Self-Cleaning Glass 56
1.9.5 Flat Glass for Automotive and Transports 56
1.9.6 Buses and Coaches 59
1.9.7 Agricultural and Forestry Machinery 60
1.9.8 Ships and Boats 61
1.9.9 Aircraft 62
1.9.10 Trains 62
1.10 Military Ceramic Armor Markets 63
1.11 Ceramic Household And Ornamental Articles 64
1.12 Types of Ceramics 64
1.12.1 Wall and Floor Tiles 65
1.12.2 Sanitaryware 66
1.12.3 Refractory Products 66
1.12.4 Vitrified Clay Pipes 67
1.12.5 Technical Ceramics 67
1.13 Ceramics Impacted By Availability Of Energy, Trade Barriers and 68
1.14 Clay Bricks 70
1.15 Cement Critical To Construction: United States Department of Transportation - Federal Highway Administration 72
1.15.1 Cement 73

2. CERAMICS MARKET 74 
2.1 Ceramics Sector Market Driving Forces 74
2.2 Total Ceramics Sector Market Analysis 82
2.3 Ceramic Market Regional Analysis 85
2.3.1 Ceramic Market Forecast Analysis: Pottery - Tableware 87
2.3.2 Pottery – Tableware Market Shares 89
2.3.3 World Glassware Market 91
2.3.4 Ceramic and Glass Tableware Market Forecasts 92
2.3.5 Ceramic and Glass – Tableware Market Regional Analysis 92
2.3.6 Large Ceramic Producer: Capacity 94
2.3.7 In Spain 94
2.3.8 China 95
2.3.9 Marazzi Group is part of Mohawk Industries 95
2.3.10 Large Ceramic Producer: Revenue 95
2.3.11 Tableware Market In India 96
2.3.12 France Leading Tableware Exporter to Japan 96
2.3.13 Waterford, Wedgwood and Royal Doulton (WWRD) Group / Johnson Brothers 96
2.4 Sanitary Pottery 97
2.4.1 Ceramic Sanitary Pottery Market Segmentation 99
2.4.2 Sanitary Ware And Ceramic Tiles Private Market 99
2.4.3 Sanitary Ware And Ceramic Tiles Professional Market 100
2.4.4 Sanitary ware Segmentation Of The Sanitary Ware Market 100
2.4.5 Basins 101
2.4.6 WCs 101
2.4.7 Cisterns 102
2.4.8 Pedestals 102
2.4.9 Bidets 102
2.4.10 Sanitary Pottery Market Shares 103
2.4.11 Ceramic Sanitaryware Market Forecasts 106
2.4.12 Ceramic Sanitary Ware Production 107
2.4.13 Ceramic Sanitary Ware Regional Analysis 107
2.4.14 Roca 108
2.4.15 Sanitaryware Discussion 108
2.4.16 Lixil / American Standard 109
2.5 Ceramic Roof Tile Building Materials 109
2.5.1 Ceramic Roof Tile Market Forecasts 111
2.5.2 Ceramic Roof Tile Regional Analysis 111
2.5.3 Clay Roof Tile 111
2.5.4 Roof Tiles 111
2.5.5 Industrial Nanotech 112
2.5.6 Nansulate(R) 113
2.6 Ceramic Bricks 113
2.6.1 Ceramic Bricks Market Shares 114
2.6.2 Ceramic Bricks Regional Market Forecast 115
2.6.3 Ceramic Bricks Regional Market Analysis 118
2.7 Ceramic Floor Tiles 119
2.7.1 Ceramic Floor Tile Market Forecasts 120
2.7.2 Ceramic Floor Tile Regional Analysis 120
2.7.3 Roca 122
2.7.4 Roca Ceramic Tile 122
2.7.5 Mohawk / Marazi 123
2.7.6 Kajaria 124
2.7.7 Somany 125
2.7.8 US sales of Ceramic Floor Tile Market Regional Segments 125
2.7.9 Main Export Markets for Turkish Ceramic Tiles 126
2.7.10 Ceramic Tile And Stone Consultants (CTaSC) 126
2.7.11 Agha Group of Companies / National tiles and Ceramics Limited 127
2.7.12 Imola 128
2.7.13 The Concorde Group / Atlas Concorde 128
2.7.14 The Concorde Group / Caesar 129
2.7.15 Ceramiche Caesar 129
2.7.16 Pamesa 129
2.7.17 Grespania 130
2.8 Ceramic Electric Insulator 130
2.8.1 Ceramic Electric Insulator Regional Market Analysis 132
2.8.2 Ceramic Insulator Shipment Market Forecasts 134
2.8.3 Ceramic Electric Insulator Market Shares 134
2.8.4 Elantas Beck 136
2.8.5 Bhopal Electrical Insulation Pvt. Ltd. 137
2.8.6 NGK Insulators Ltd. 137
2.8.7 Lapp Insulators 137
2.9 Glass 137
2.9.1 Plate Glass, Flat Glass Market Shares 140
2.9.2 Glass and Flat Glass Market Forecasts 142
2.9.3 Flat Glass Market Forecasts 147
2.9.4 Flat Glass Regional Market Segments 149
2.9.5 NSG Group 152
2.9.6 AGC Glass 152
2.9.7 SiSecam Group 152
2.9.8 Bottle Container Glass 153
2.9.9 Bottle Glass Market Shares 153
2.9.10 Bottle Glass Market Forecasts 154
2.9.11 Saint-Gobain 155
2.9.12 Packaging Manufacturing Process And Finished Products 155
2.9.13 Verallia 156
2.9.14 Verallia Glass Bottle Packaging 156
2.9.15 Bottle Glass Market Shares 157
2.9.16 Bottle Glass Market Segments, Regional, Shipments 159
2.9.17 Owens-Illinois Bottle Glass 160
2.9.18 Frit Glass 160
2.9.19 Frit Glass Market Shares 162
2.9.20 Frit Glass Market Forecasts 163
2.9.21 Schott 163
2.9.22 Suzhou Juxing Glass Industrial Co. 165
2.9.23 Frit Glass Market Segments, Regional Shipments 166
2.10 Cement 166
2.10.1 World Cement And Concrete Market Shares 167
2.10.2 World Cement And Concrete Market Forecasts 168
2.10.3 World Cement And Concrete Market Regional Analysis 168
2.10.4 Cement Consumption 170
2.10.5 2013 US Domestic Production Of Cement 171
2.10.6 US Imports Fill Production Gap 172
2.10.7 Cement Industry Efficiency Gains 173
2.10.8 Cement As A Core Industry 175
2.10.9 Cement Market Size in India 176
2.10.10 Cemex 177
2.10.11 Cement Corporation of India 178
2.10.12 Cement Market Demand 178
2.11 Refactory Fire Clay Bricks 178
2.11.1 Refactory Market Shares 182
2.11.2 Ceramic Refactory Market Shares 183
2.11.3 Refactory Market Forecasts 185
2.11.4 Ceramic Refactory Market Forecasts 187
2.11.5 Refactory Regional Market Analysis 191
2.11.6 Ceramic Refactory Market Regional Segment Shipments in Units 191
2.11.7 Ceramic Refactory Regional Market Analysis 193
2.11.8 ANH Refractories Company 195
2.11.9 Harbison-Walker Refractories Co 195
2.11.10 Magneco/Metrel, Inc. 195
2.11.11 Refractory Products 198
2.11.12 Refactory Companies 199
2.11.13 Ceramic Refactory Market 200
2.12 Abrasives 200
2.12.1 Abrasives Companies 201
2.12.2 Grinding Market Forecast 201
2.13 Decorative Ceramics 202
2.14 High Performance Ceramic Coatings 202
2.14.1 High Performance Ceramic Coating Companies 202
2.14.2 Ceramic Coatings Market Forecasts 203
2.14.3 Ceramic Coatings Market Regional Segments 204
2.15 Glazed Tiles 205
2.16 Inorganic Color Pigments 205
2.16.1 DuPont Coatings & Color Technologies 206
2.16.2 Huntsman 206
2.16.3 Kronos Worldwide 206
2.16.4 Ferro 206
2.16.5 America and the World 207
2.16.6 Inorganic Pigments 207
2.16.7 Titanium Dioxide 208
2.16.8 Ceramic Inorganic Color Pigments Market Shares 209
2.16.9 Ceramic Inorganic Color Pigments Market Regional Segments 210
2.16.10 Tronox 211
2.16.11 Exxaro group / Namakwa Sands 211
2.17 Ceramic Enamel Frits 212
2.17.1 Ceramic Enamel Frit Market Shares 213
2.17.2 Frit Glass Market Shares, Shipments i 214
2.18 Regional Ceramic Market Analysis 216
2.18.1 EU Ceramics Sector 216
2.18.2 Italian Ceramic Industry Driven By Exports 217
2.18.3 Italian Tile Market Share 217
2.18.4 Italian Sanitaryware Industry 218
2.18.5 Russian and Other Ceramic Industry 220
2.18.6 Flat Glass in Europe 220
2.18.7 Flat glass An Integral Component Of Many Solar Energy Technologies 221
2.18.8 India Ceramic Tiles 221
2.18.9 China: Ceramic Tile Industry 222
2.18.10 Refractory Demand in China 224
2.18.11 Refractory Demand in Russia 224
2.18.12 Five Market Segments In China 225

3. CERAMICS PRODUCT DESCRIPTION 227 
3.1 Pottery Ceramic Tile 227
3.1.1 Casa Enzo Ferrari museum in Modena, Italy. 231
3.1.2 Indoor Outdoor tile 232
3.2 Ceramic Sanitary Ware Market 233
3.2.1 American Standard Toilets, Seats & Bidets 237
3.2.2 Toilets Are Virtually Clog Free, Save Water And Keep Themselves Cleaner Longer 237
3.2.3 American Standard Advantage 239
3.3 Glass 242
3.3.1 China Glass Holdings 242
3.3.2 Anchor Glass Product Development 246
3.3.3 Gorilla Glass 248
3.3.4 Corning Gorilla Glass 248
3.3.5 Bottle Glass 249
3.3.6 Owens-Illinois Glass Tableware 249
3.3.7 Owens-Illinois Glass Beer 249
3.3.8 Owens-Illinois Glass Wine 249
3.3.9 Owens-Illinois Glass Luxury 250
3.3.10 Owens-Illinois Glass Spirits 250
3.3.11 Owens-Illinois Glass Non-Alcoholic Beverages 250
3.3.12 Owens-Illinois Glass Pharmaceutical & Chemical 250
3.4 Refractory Products 252
3.4.1 Refactory 254
3.4.2 Refractory Suppliers Are Increasingly Quoting Steel Makers A Total System Price Per Ton 256
3.5 Ceradyne Ceramic Armor 257
3.6 Ceramic Glazes 259
3.6.1 Ferro Frits 259
3.6.2 Ferro Colors 259
3.6.3 Ferro Glazes 260
3.6.4 Ferro Custom Tile Decoration 260
3.7 Organic Pigments 262
3.7.1 Inorganic Pigments 262
3.7.2 Inorganic Colors Come In A Variety Of Forms 263
3.7.3 Inorganic Colors Background and Development 263
3.8 Portland Cement 264
3.8.1 Portland Cement (ASTM Types) 264
3.8.2 Types of Portland Cement 265
3.8.3 Cement Composition 268
3.8.4 Storage of Cement 270
3.8.5 Cement Certification 271
3.8.6 Blended Portland Cements 271
3.8.7 Modified Portland Cement (Expansive Cement) 273
3.8.8 Concrete Placed In An Environment Where It Begins To Dry And Lose Moisture 274

4. CERAMIC TECHNOLOGY 276 
4.1 Ceramic Tile Technology and Features 276
4.2 Ceramic Associations 279
4.3 Ceradyne Ceramic Armor Performance 280
4.3.1 Improving Ceramic Armor Performance 280
4.3.2 Ceramic Armor Is Damaged On Impact 281
4.4 Ceramics Sector Is Impacted By Regulations 282
4.5 Clay’s Natural Advantages 282
4.6 Ceramic Environmental Regulations 283
4.6.1 Cement Manufacture Causes Environmental Impacts 284
4.7 Hydraulic Fracturing Environmental Regulations 285
4.8 Cement Manufacture Causes Environmental Impacts 286
4.9 Pigment 286
4.9.1 Titanium Dioxide 287
4.9.2 Iron Oxides. 289
4.9.3 Lead Chromates 289
4.9.4 Environmental Impacts 290
4.9.5 Bauxite and Alumina 291
4.9.6 Boron Minerals 292
4.9.7 Clays 293
4.9.8 Feldspar 293
4.9.9 Kyanite and Related Materials 294
4.9.10 Rare Earths 295
4.9.11 Silica 296
4.9.12 Zirconium 296
4.9.13 Glass in Photovoltaic Applications 297
4.9.14 Glass And Mirrors in Concentrated Solar Power Systems 298

5 CERAMICS COMPANY DESCRIPTION 299 
5.1 ABK Group 299
5.2 Anchor Glass Container Corporation / Wayzata Investment Partners 300
5.3 Asahi Glass Co Ltd 301
5.3.1 Asahi Glass Fuel Cell 304
5.3.2 Asahi Glass Fuel Cells Close To Practical Use 305
5.3.3 Asahi Glass Fuel Cells In Daily Life In 2010 305
5.3.4 Asahi Glass Chemicals Business as Core Business to the AGC Group 306
5.3.5 Asahi Glass ETFE Film With High Transparency And Flexibility 309
5.3.6 AGC Glass Europe 310
5.3.7 Asahi Glass Revenue 312
5.3.8 Asahi Glass Co., Ltd. / AGC Solar 317
5.3.9 AGC Solar Business Overview 318
5.3.10 AGC Solar Float Glass and Insulating Glass 322
5.3.11 Residential Homes (Low-E Insulating Glass Units) 323
5.3.12 AGC Group 323
5.3.13 Asahi Glass Co Glass Operations 326
5.3.14 AGC Group Segments 329
5.3.15 AGC Solar Reportable Segment Glass 332
5.3.16 Asahi Glass Co Glass Markets 334
5.3.17 Asahi Glass Co Electronics 335
5.3.18 Asahi Glass Co Chemicals 335
5.3.19 Asahi Glass Co Glass 335
5.3.20 Asahi Glass Co Electronics 336
5.3.21 Asahi Glass Co Chemicals 336
5.4 Battelle 336
5.5 CARBO Ceramics 337
5.5.1 CARBO Ceramics Largest Customers 338
5.5.2 CARBO Ceramics Manufacturing Capacity 339
5.6 Casalgrande Padana 341
5.7 Cemex 342
5.8 Ceramiche Caesar 346
5.9 Ceramiche Sant’agostino 346
5.10 3M / Ceradyne 346
5.10.1 Ceradyne Products and Markets 347
5.10.2 Ceradyne Operating Divisions 352
5.10.3 Ceradyne 353
5.10.4 Ceradyne Strategy 354
5.10.5 Ceradyne Positioning 355
5.10.6 Ceradyne Revenue 356
5.10.7 Ceradyne Company Objectives For Advanced Ceramic Solutions 357
5.11 China Glass Holdings Limited 358
5.11.1 China Southern Glass (Australia)Pty Ltd is a subsidiary of CSG Holding Co., Ltd. 359
5.11.2 China Glass Holdings Production Base in Suqian, Jiangsua 362
5.11.3 China Glass Holdings Production Base in Weihai, Shandong 363
5.11.4 China Glass Holdings Production Base in Xianyang, Shaanxi 363
5.11.5 China Glass Holdings Production Base in Beijing 363
5.11.6 China Glass Holdings Production Base of Wuhai, Inner Mongolia 364
5.11.7 China Glass Holdings Production base in Nanjing, Jiangsu 364
5.11.8 China Glass Holdings Production base in Taicang, Jiangsu 364
5.11.9 China Glass Holdings Business and Revenue 365
5.11.10 China Glass Holdings Business Review 367
5.11.11 China Glass Holdings Outlook Tied To China’s Twelfth Five Year Plan 371
5.11.12 China Glass Holdings Lowers Cost to Manufacture Low Iron Glass 371
5.11.13 China Glass Network 372
5.12 Coem 373
5.13 Concorde Group 375
5.13.1 Atlas Concorde and Caesar 376
5.13.2 The Concorde Group / Atlas Concorde 376
5.13.3 The Concorde Group / Caesar 377
5.14 Coop. Ceramica imola group 377
5.15 Corning 378
5.15.1 Corning Opens Advanced Technology Center in Taiwan 381
5.15.2 Corning Display Technologies Segment 382
5.15.3 Corning Singapore Holdings Private Ltd., a Wholly Owned Subsidiary of Corning Inc., and Samsung Display Co., Ltd. 384
5.15.4 Corning Revenue 385
5.15.5 Corning Second-Quarter 2012 Segment Results 388
5.15.6 Corning Display Technologies Segment 390
5.15.7 Corning Telecommunications Segment 390
5.15.8 Corning Environmental Technologies Segment 391
5.15.9 Corning Specialty Materials Segment 391
5.15.10 Corning Life Sciences Segment 392
5.16 Dong Xu Ltd 392
5.17 Dora Tiles 392
5.18 Emilceramica Group 392
5.19 Emser 394
5.20 Faetano-Del Conca Group 394
5.21 Fatih Ozceleb Group 395
5.22 Ferro 397
5.22.1 Ferro Tender Offer 397
5.22.2 Ferro 2014 First-Quarter Results 398
5.23 Fiandre Group - Iris 400
5.24 Fincibec Group 400
5.25 Finfloor Group 400
5.26 LABEG Holding GmbH / FLABEG Technical Glass / Naugatuck Glass 401
5.27 Fu Yao 403
5.27.1 Fuyao Glass Industry Group Parent Company 403
5.27.2 Fu Yao Manufacturing Facilities 404
5.27.3 Fu Yao Solar Glass 404
5.28 Gardenia-Orchidea Group 405
5.29 Gold Art Ceramica Group 405
5.30 Glass for Europe 406
5.31 Grespania 406
5.32 Guangdong Golden Glass Technologies Ltd 407
5.33 Guangfeng Solarglass (Hong Kong) 407
5.33.1 Guangfeng Solar Glass (Hong Kong) Co., Ltd. 408
5.34 Guardian 409
5.34.1 Guardian Industries 409
5.34.2 Guardian Industries Manufactures Glass Using The Float Process 409
5.34.3 Guardian Heat-Treated Glass 410
5.34.4 Guardian Tempered Glass 411
5.34.5 Guardian Industries US Base, Global Growth 412
5.35 Huntsman 414
5.36 HUPC Chemical 418
5.37 IKEA 418
5.38 Imerys 420
5.39 Imola 426
5.40 Industrial Nanotech Inc. 426
5.41 Industrie Ceramiche Piemme 427
5.42 Kronos Worldwide 427
5.43 Libbey 428
5.44 Lixil / American Standard 430
5.44.1 Lixil / American Standard 430
5.44.2 American Standard / Crane Holding Corporation 431
5.44.3 American Standard / Eljer Holding Corporation 431
5.44.4 American Standard Quality 432
5.44 Mohawk Industries 434
5.44.1 Mohawk Revenue 437
5.44.2 Mohawk Industries / Marazzi Group 441
5.45 Minsen Sanitaryware 442
5.46 Nippon Sheet Glass Co Ltd c 443
5.46.1 Pilkington North America 444
5.46.2 Pilkington in North America 446
5.46.3 Nippon Libbey-Owens-Ford Glass 448
5.47 NSG Group 449
5.48 Owens-Illinois 449
5.49 Pamesa 451
5.50 PPG 452
5.50.1 PPG Review 456
5.50.2 PPG Acquisition Transformation 457
5.50.3 PPG Geographical Profile Transformation 460
5.50.4 PPG Industries Business Segments 463
5.51 Pacific Northwest National Laboratory 466
5.52 Panariagroup 466
5.53 Photonics / Hoya Candeo Optronics 467
5.54 Roca 470
5.55 Ricchetti Group 471
5.55.1 Ricchetti Group / Cerdisa 472
5.56 Saint-Gobain 472
5.56.1 Saint Gobain Solar 478
5.56.2 Saint-Gobain Revenue 481
5.56.3 Saint-Gobain Packaging 481
5.56.4 Saint-Gobain Sales 482
5.56.5 Saint-Gobain Operating income 482
5.56.6 Saint-Gobain Sectors of activity 483
5.56.7 Saint-Gobain Addresses Spanish Market 487
5.56.8 Saint-Gobain SGG ALBARINO Glass 487
5.56.9 Saint-Gobain Revenue 488
5.56.10 Saint-Gobain Ceramic Materials 489
5.56.11 Saint-Gobain Revenue 495
5.56.12 Saint-Gobain Sales trends by Business Sector 497
5.57 Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. 501
5.58 Schott 502
5.58.1 Schott Solar Manufacturing Facility in Albuquerque 510
5.58.2 Schott Revenue 513
5.58.3 Schott Parabolic Recievers 513
5.58.4 Schott Powered Thermal Parabolic Trough Power 514
5.58.5 Schott 515
5.58.6 Schott Electronic Packaging Gmbh 520
5.58.7 Schott AgFlat Glass 523
5.58.8 Schott Technological Competence 525
5.58.9 SCHOTT Solar Global presence 526
5.58.10 SCHOTT Solar Photovoltaics (PV) Business Division 526
5.58.11 SCHOTT Solar 2008 – Hospital Ward In Senegal 529
5.58.12 SCHOTT Light for Tanzania 530
5.58.13 SCHOTT Solar PV and Consolidated Solar Technologies at Moriarty High School 530
5.58.14 SCHOTT Solar Black Frame Modules 531
5.58.15 SCHOTT Solar Top in PV+ test by Solarpraxis and TÜV Rheinland 532
5.58.16 Schott Electronic Packaging Gmbh 532
5.58.17 Schott Ag Flat Glass 535
5.58.18 Schott 537
5.58.19 SCHOTT Solar Global presence 538
5.58.20 SCHOTT Solar Photovoltaics (PV) Business Division 539
5.58.21 SCHOTT Solar – Hospital Ward In Senegal 541
5.58.22 SCHOTT Light for Tanzania 542
5.58.23 SCHOTT Solar PV and Consolidated Solar Technologies Inaugurate Photovoltaic Solar 
Installation at Moriarty High School 542
5.58.24 SCHOTT Solar Black Frame Modules 543
5.58.25 SCHOTT Solar comes out on top in PV+ test conducted by Solarpraxis and TÜV Rheinland 544
5.59 Serenissima cir ind. Ceramiche group 544
5.60 Shandong Glass Group Jinjing Group Co Ltd 545
5.60.1 Shandong Glass Group Jinjing Group Advanced Equipment 546
5.60.2 Shandong Glass Group Jinjing Group Quality Management 547
5.60.3 Shandong Glass Group Jinjing Group Scientific Research Team 547
5.60.4 Shandong Glass Group Jinjing Group Markets 548
5.60.5 Shandong Glass Group Jinjing Group Goals 548
5.60.6 Shandong Glass Group Driving Development 549
5.61 SiSecam 549
5.61.1 SiSecam Group 550
5.62 Suzhou Juxing Glass Industrial 558
5.63 WWRD United Kingdom Ltd 559
5.64 Selected List of Ceramic Companies 560
5.64.1 Flat Glass Companies 560
5.64.2 Refractory Products 561
5.64.3 Key Enterprises Worldwide 561
5.64.4 Key Enterprises in China 562
5.64.5 Sanitaryware Companies 562
5.64.6 Tableware and Ornamental Ware 562
5.64.7 Bricks And Roof Tiles Companies 563
5.64.8 Key Enterprises Worldwide 566
5.64.9 Key Enterprises in China 566

List of Tables

Figure ES-1 30 Typical Ceramics Production Process 30
Table ES-2 32 Ceramics Sector Market Driving Forces 32
Figure ES-3 34 Ceramics Shipment Market Forecasts, Total, Dollars, Worldwide, 2014-2020 34
Table 1-1 36 Factors Having Substantial Impact On The Competitiveness Of The Ceramics Sector: 36
Figure 1-2 36 Annual Industrial Electricity Prices, 2006 36
Table 1-3 37 Half-Yearly Electricity And Gas Prices, 2011 (EUR per kWh) 37
Table 1-4 46 Flat glass Highly Specialized Forms 46
Table 1-5 53 Characteristics and Functions of Glass in Buildings: 53
Table 1-6 58 Transportation Uses of Glass 58
Table 1-7 65 Types of Ceramics 65
Figure 1-8 70 Distribution Channels in the Brick and Roof Tile Sub Sector 70
Figure 1-9 71 Growth Levers for Clay Bricks 71
Figure 1-10 71 Imerys Structure Leader in Clay Bricks 71
Figure 2-1 75 Typical Ceramics Production Process 75
Table 2-2 78 Ceramics Sector Market Driving Forces 78
Figure 2-3 80 Organization Of The Ceramic Market Analysis: Market Segments 80
Figure 2-4 81 Organization Of The Ceramic Market Analysis: Regional Market Segments 81
Figure 2-5 82 Ceramics Shipment Market Forecasts, Total, Dollars, Worldwide, 2014-2020 82
Table 2-6 83 Ceramics Shipment Market Forecasts, Total, Dollars, Worldwide, 2014-2020 83
Table 2-7 86 Ceramics Shipment Market Regional Forecasts, Total, Percent, Worldwide, 2014-2018 86
Table 2-8 87 Key Growth Drivers for Tableware 87
Figure 2-9 88 Tableware of Ceramic and Glass, Percent, Shipments in Weight and Dollars, Worldwide, 2013 88
Table 2-10 90 Tableware of Ceramic and Glass Market Shares, Shipments in Weight and Dollars, Worldwide, 2013 90
Table 2-11 91 Ceramic and Glass Tableware Markets, Dollars and Tonnes, Worldwide, 2013 91
Table 2-12 92 Ceramic and Glass Tableware Shipment Market Forecasts Dollars, Worldwide, 2014-2020 92
Table 2-13 93 Tableware of Ceramic and Glass Market Segments, Regional, Shipments in Weight and Dollars, Worldwide, 2013 93
Table 2-14 103 Ceramic Sanitary Pottery Basin, Pedestal, WC, and Bidet Market Segments, Shipments in Units and Dollars, Worldwide, 2011 103
Table 2-15 104 Ceramic Sanitaryware Market Shares, Dollars, Worldwide, 2013 104
Table 2-16 105 Selected Sanitary Pottery Market Participants 105
Table 2-17 106 Ceramic Sanitaryware Dollars, Worldwide, 2014-2020 106
Table 2-18 111 Ceramic Roof Tile Pottery Shipment Market Forecasts Dollars, Worldwide, 2014-2020 111
Table 2-19 116 Brick Pottery Shipment Market Forecasts Dollars, Worldwide, 2014-2020 116 
Table 2-20 117 Pottery Shipment Market Forecasts Dollars, Worldwide, 2014-2020 117
Table 2-21 118 Ceramic Brick Pottery Market Regional Segments, Shipments in Units and Dollars, Worldwide, 2011 118
Table 2-22 120 Ceramic Wall and Floor Tile Pottery Shipment Market Forecasts Dollars, Worldwide, 2013-2020 120
Figure 2-23 126 Main Export Markets for Turkish Ceramic Tiles 126
Table 2-24 132 Ceramic Insulator Market Regional Segments, Shipments in Units and Dollars, Worldwide, 2011 132
Table 2-25 133 Ceramic Insulation Material in China Shipments in Kilatonnes Worldwide 2011 133
Table 2-26 134 Ceramic Insulator Shipment Market Forecasts Dollars, Worldwide, 2012-2018 134
Table 2-27 138 Advantages of Glass 138
Table 2-28 139 Flat Glass Key Figures: 139
Table 2-29 141 Plate Glass, Flat Glass Market Shares, Shipments in Weight and Dollars, Worldwide, 2011 141
Figure 2-30 143 Glass Demand Mapped Against Real GDP Growth 143
Figure 2-31 144 Flat Glass Capacity By Region 144
Table 2-32 145 Market Share Leaders in Plate Glass, 2012 145
Table 2-33 147 Glass Shipment Market Forecasts, Dollars, 2014-2020 147
Table 2-34 148 Flat Glass Market Segments, High Quality Float, Low Quality Float, Sheet Glass, Rolled Glass Shipments 148
Table 2-35 149 Flat Glass Market Segments, Regional, Shipments in Weight and Dollars, Worldwide, 2013 149
Table 2-36 150 Number of Float Glass Tanks In Europe 150
Table 2-37 151 Market Leaders and Number of Float Glass Tanks In Europe 151
Table 2-38 155 Bottle Glass Shipment Market Forecasts Dollars, Worldwide, 2014-2020 155
Table 2-40 157 Bottle Glass Market Shares, Shipments in Weight and Dollars, Worldwide, 2013 157
Table 2-41 159 Bottle Glass Market Segments, Regional, Shipments in Weight and Dollars, Worldwide, 2013 159
Table 2-42 162 Frit Glass Market Shares, Shipments in Weight and Dollars, Worldwide, 2013 162
Table 2-43 163 Frit Shipment Market Forecasts Dollars, Worldwide, 2014-2020 163
Table 2-44 165 SCHOTT Standard Materials For The Wafer: 165
Table 2-45 166 Frit Market Segments, Regional, Shipments in Weight and Dollars, Worldwide, 2013 166
Table 2-46 168 Ceramic Concrete and Cement Shipment Market Forecasts Dollars, Worldwide, 2014-2020 168
Table 2-47 169 Ceramic Concrete and Cement Market Regional Segments, Shipments in Units and Dollars, Worldwide, 2013 169
Table 2-48 173 Major Producers Of Cement In The World Country Production In Thousand Metric Tonnes 2006 173
Table 2-49 180 Ceramic Refactory Steel, Metal, and Non Metallic Market Segments in Weight Shipped, Worldwide, 2011, 2010, 2009 180
Table 2-50 181 Ceramic Refactory Market Segments, By Form Bricks and Shapes, Monolithics (Unshaped/Unformed) Shipments in Units and Dollars, Worldwide, 2013 181
Table 2-51 182 Ceramic Refactory Market Shares, Shipments in Units and Dollars, Worldwide, 2013 182
Table 2-52 186 Ceramic Refactory Shipment Market Forecasts Dollars, Worldwide, 2014-2020 186
Figure 2-53 187 Refactory Market Drivers 187
Table 2-54 188 Ceramic Refactory Market Forecasts, Dollars, 2014-2020 188
Table 2-55 189 Ceramic Refactory Market Segments, By Form Bricks and Shapes, Monolithics (Unshaped/Unformed) Shipments In Dollars and Tonnes, Worldwide, 2013 189
Table 2-56 191 Ceramic Refactory Market Regional Segments, Shipments in Units and Dollars, Worldwide, 2013 191
Table 2-57 201 Grinding Market Forecast 201
Table 2-58 203 Ceramic Coatings Shipment Market Forecasts Dollars, Worldwide, 2014-2020 203
Table 2-59 204 Ceramic Coatings Market Regional Segments, Shipments in Units and Dollars, Worldwide, 2013204
Table 2-60 205 Ceramic Coatings Market Forecasts, Dollars, Worldwide, 205 2014-2020 205
Table 2-61 208 Capacity And Output Of Major Inorganic Pigments in China 208
Table 2-62 209 Ceramic Inorganic Color Pigments Market Shares, Shipments in Units and Dollars, Worldwide, 2011 209
Table 2-63 210 Ceramic Inorganic Color Pigments Market Regional Segments, Shipments in Units and Dollars, Worldwide, 2013 210
Table 2-64 213 Ceramic Enamel Frit Market Shares, Shipments in Dollars, Worldwide, 2013 213
Table 2-65 214 Frit Market Shares, Shipments in Weight and Dollars, Worldwide, 2011 214
Table 2-66 215 Ceramic Enamel Frit Shipment Market Segments Dollars, Worldwide, 2013 215
Table 2-67 219 Sanitary Ware Consumption in the EU By country, € million 219
Figure 3-1 228 Resista Porcelain Tile 228
Figure 3-2 229 Casa Enzo Ferrari museum in Modena, Italy 229
Figure 3-3 230 Artistic Tiles for Museum 230
Figure 3-4 233 Durvat Washstand Sanitaryware 233
Figure 3-5 234 Durvat Bathroom Sanitaryware. 234
Table 3-6 235 Raw Materials For Ceramic Sanitary ware 235
Table 3-7 236 Ceramic Sanitary ware Basin Types 236
Table 3-8 237 Ceramic Sanitaryware Bidet and Other Types 237
Table 3-9 238 Ceramic Sanitaryware Designs 238
Figure 3-10 240 American Standard Toilets 240
Table 3-11 247 Glass Float Process European Manufacturers World Market Structure 247
Figure 3-12 251 Owens-Illinois Bottle Glass 251
Table 3-13 253 Refactory Materials 253 Source: WinterGreen Research, Inc. 253
Table 3-14 259 Ceramic Ferro Frits Advantages 259
Figure 3-15 261 Ferro Tile Products 261
Table 3-16 267 Portland Cement Types And Their Uses 267
Table 3-17 270 Effects of Cements On Concrete Properties 270
Table 3-18 272 Blended Cement Types And Blended Ratios 272
Table 3-19 274 Types of Expansive Cements 274
Table 4-1 276 Ceramic Tile Technology and Features 276
Table 4-2 279 Ceramic Associations 279
Figure 4-3 282 Clay’s Natural Advantages 282
Figure 5-2 302 Asahi Glass Transparent Conductive Film Glass Substrates 302
Figure 5-3 304 Asahi Glass Fuel Cell 304
Figure 5-4 306 AGC Asahi Glass Ecoglass Sun Balance 306
Figure 5-5 307 AGC Asahi Glass Comparison Between Ordinary Windshield and Coolverre 307
Figure 5-6 308 AGC Asahi Glass Effects of Coolverre 308
Figure 5-7 310 AGC Asahi Glass New Glass Products 310
Figure 5-8 311 AGC Asahi Glass New Glass Products 312
Figure 5-9 312 Asahi Glass Segments 312
Figure 5-10 313 Asahi Glass Sales 313
Figure 5-11 314 Asahi Glass Performance Trends 315
Figure 5-12 316 Asahi Glass Growth Positioning 316
Figure 5-13 317 Asahi Glass Production Technologies 317
Figure 5-14 318 AGC Solar Business Overview 318
Figure 5-15 319 AGC Solar Group Industries 320
Figure 5-16 320 AGC Solar Glass Buildings 321
Table 5-17 322 AGC Solar Main Product Categories 322
Figure 5-18 323 AGC Solar Locations 323
Figure 5-19 324 AGC Solar Partners 324
Figure 5-20 325 AGC Solar Partner Descriptions 325
Figure 5-21 327 ACG Glass Operations, 134 Companies 327
Figure 5-22 330 ACG Solar Overseas Operations, 119 Companies 330
Figure 5-23 331 Asahi Glass Co Overview of Geographic Segments 331
Table 5-24 332 AGC Solar Main Products 332
Figure 5-26 333 Asahi Glass Co (AGC) Business Segments 333
Table 5-27 347 
Table 5-28 348 Ceradyne Defense Products and Markets 348
Table 5-29 348 Ceradyne Electronic Products and Markets 348
Table 5-30 349 Ceradyne Industrial Products and Markets 349
Table 5-31 349 Ceradyne Medical/Dental Products and Markets 349
Table 5-32 350 Ceradyne Nuclear Power Products and Markets 350
Table 5-33 350 Ceradyne Oil and Gas Products and Markets 350
Table 5-34 351 Ceradyne Solar Energy Products and Markets 351
Table 3-35 352 Ceradyne Operating Divisions 352
Table 5-36 360 China Glass Holdings CSGA's Notable Projects 360
Table 5-37 380 Corning Product Set 380
Table 5-38 381 Corning Industry Segments Served 381
Table 5-39 402 FLABEG Holding GmbH Profile 402
Figure 5-40 408 Guangfeng Solarglass (Hong Kong) Low Iron Patterned Glass, Low Iron Float Glass, and Solar Mirrors 408
Table 5-41 412 Guardian Tempered Glass Applications 412
Table 5-1 433 American Standard Champion Functions 433
Table 5-42 443 Nippon Sheet Glass / Pilkington 443
Figure 5-43 458 PPG Acquisition Transformation 458
Figure 5-44 459 PPG Transformation to Optical Coatings 459
Figure 5-45 460 PPG Focus on Coatings and Specialty Products 460
Figure 5-46 461 PPG Improved Geographical Profile Transformation 461
Figure 5-47 461 PPG Expanded European Footprint Transformation 461
Figure 5-48 463 PPG Global Coatings Industry 463
Figure 5-49 464 PPG Industries Business Segments 464
Figure 5-50 465 PPG Glass 465
Table 5-51 469 Hoya Net Sales 469
Figure 5-52 479 Saint-Gobain Glass Market Activities 479
Figure 5-53 484 Saint-Gobain Revenue By Sector 484
Table 5-54 486 Saint-Gobain Renedo Installation Aspects 486
Table 5-55 491 Saint-Gobain Grid Parity Priority Axes 491
Figure 5-56 492 Saint-Gobain Revenue By Geographic Area 492
Figure 5-57 493 Saint-Gobain European And World Leader In Each One Of Its Activities 493
Figure 5-58 495 Saint-Gobain Shareholders Ownership Structure at December 31, 2010 495
Figure 5-59 497 Saint-Gobain Sales trends by Business Sector 497
Figure 5-60 500 Saint-Gobain Sales Trends By Major Geographic Area 500
Figure 5-61 503 Schott Products Glass-to-Metal-Seals and Ceramic-to-Metal-Seals 503
Figure 5-62 504 Schott Automotive Glass 504
Figure 5-63 504 Schott Defense Seals 504
Figure 5-64 504 Schott Industry Special Products 504
Figure 5-64 (Continued) 505 Schott Industry Special Products 505
Figure 5-64 (Continued) 506 Schott Industry Special Products 506
Table 5-47 507 Schott Solar CSP 507
Figure 5-48 508 Schott Global Presence 508
Figure 5-49 509 Solar Irradiation World Map 509
Table 5-50 514 SCHOTT POLY® PV Modules Key Advantages: 514
Figure 5-51 516 Schott ProductsGlass-to-Metal-Seals and Ceramic-to-Metal-Seals 516
Figure 5-52 517 Schott Automotive Glass 517
Figure 5-53 517 Schott Defense Seals 517
Figure 5-54 518 Schott Industry Special Products 518
Figure 5-54 (Continued) 519 Schott Industry Special Products 519
Figure 5-54 (Continued) 520 Schott Industry Special Products 520
Table 5-55 521 Schott Electronic Packaging Product Benefits: 521
Figure 5-56 522 Schott A Flexible Glass Fiber Light Guides Transmit The Light 522
Figure 5-57 524 Schott Ultra thin Glass Flexible Substrates 524
Table 5-58 528 SCHOTT Solar Products Photovoltaic Modules Advantages 528
Table 5-65 533 Schott Electronic Packaging Product Benefits: 533
Figure 5-66 534 Schott A Flexible Glass Fiber Light Guides Transmit The Light 534
Figure 5-67 536 Schott Ultra Thin Glass Flexible Substrates 536
Table 5-68 540 SCHOTT Solar Products Photovoltaic Modules Advantages 540
Figure 5-69 550 SiSecam Group Sales Profile 550
Figure 5-70 553 SiSecam Group Results by Businesses 553
Figure 5-71 554 SiSecam Group Revenue 554
Figure 5-72 555 SiSecam Group Revenue and International Sales 555
Figure 5-73 556 SiSecam Group Employees and Glass Production 556 20,241 employees in 2014 556 40,3 % recruited abroad 556
Figure 5-74 557 SiSecam Group Turkish Production Plants 557

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