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Global Flat Glass Market Report: 2013 Edition

Koncept Analytics
Published Date » 2013-09-04
No. Of Pages » 59

Glass is a non-crystalline solid but brittle material, chiefly made up of about 75% silica (SiO2), Na2O, CaO. Glass is a component crucial to scientific as well as numerous industrial sectors. Its chemical, physical, and optical properties, in particular, make it suitable for applications as/in flat glass, container glass, optics and optoelectronics material, laboratory equipment, thermal insulator (glass wool), reinforcement fiber (glass-reinforced plastic, glass fiber reinforced concrete), and glass art (art glass, studio glass). Primarily, the glass industry is divided into four market segments in: Hollow Glass, Flat Glass, Fiber Glass and Special Glass.

This report is starkly focused on the flat glass segment of the overall glass industry. Flat glass is also termed as sheet glass or plate glass. The very variety of glass, initially, is produced in plane form, which is later on bent or curved as per the requirement. Float process remains the most widely used method for the production of flat glass, as over 90% of the flat glass worldwide is made through this process. Flat glass is majorly used in construction; interior furnishing and decoration; automotive; and transportation industries. Flat glass applications have not only revolutionized the energy conservation realm but they also proved to be essential element in various products and processes in the field of energy and other industries.

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the global flat glass market including N. America, S. America, Europe, Russia, and China. The umbrella market i.e. the worldwide glass market is also elicited. Furthermore, market dynamics such as the industry trends and development; and growth driver are also added herein. The global flat glass market is fiercely competitive and is reined by a handful of international player such as AGC Group, Saint Goblin, Guardian and NSG Group among others. The market contention scenario along with the profiles of leading industry players is also included in this report.

By combining SPSS Inc.’s data integration and analysis capabilities with our relevant findings, we have predicted the future growth of the industry. We employed various significant variables that have an impact on this industry and created regression models with SPSS Base to determine the future direction of the industry. Before deploying the regression model, the relationship between several independent or predictor variables and the dependent variable was analyzed using standard SPSS output, including charts, tables and tests.
TABLE OF CONTENT

1. Glass: Overview
1.1 Product Segments
1.1.1 Flat Glass
1.1.2 Main Routes to Market in the Flat Glass industry

2. Glass Industry Structure
2.1 Global Glass Industry
Production Growth
Geographic Breakdown
Major Segments
2.2 Global Flat Glass Industry
Demand Growth
Capacity Utilization
Regional Breakdown
Major Segments
2.3 Flat Glass Market by Application
2.4 Flat Glass Market by Region
2.4.1 North America
2.4.2 South America
2.4.3 Europe
2.4.4 Russia/Former Soviet Union
2.4.5 China

3. Market Dynamics
3.1 Industry Trends and Developments
3.1.1 Strategic Consolidation
3.1.2 Glass Industry Dynamics
3.1.3 Solar Control Glass: Energy Conservation Source
3.1.4 Carbon-Footprint Reducing Structures
3.2 Growth Drivers
3.2.1 Value-Growth Drivers
3.2.2 GDP and Flat Glass Demand Correlation
3.2.3 Rise in Solar Cell Demand/ PV Installations
3.2.4 Flourishing Vehicular End Market
3.2.5 Expanding Architectural/Construction Industry

4. Competitive Landscape
4.1 Global Flat Glass Market Contention
4.1.1 European Flat Glass Market Contention

5. Company Profiles
5.1 Asahi Glass Co., Ltd. (AGC)
5.1.1 Business Overview
5.1.2 Financial Overview
5.1.3 Business Strategies
Strategic Future Aspirations
Focus on Emerging Economies
5.2 Compagnie de Saint Gobain SA
5.2.1 Business Overview
5.2.2 Financial Overview
5.2.3 Business Strategies
Innovation Fostering Culture
Focus on Carbon Footprint Reduction
5.3 Nippon Sheet Glass Co., Ltd. (NSG)
5.3.1 Business Overview
5.3.2 Financial Overview
5.3.3 Business Strategies
Sustainable Growth & Development
Expansion through Strategic Consortiums

6. Market Outlook
6.1 Market Forecast
6.2 Forecast Methodology
6.2.1 Dependent and Independent Variables
6.2.2 Correlation Analysis
6.2.3 Regression Analysis

List of Tables


Global Glass Usage (2012)
Flat Glass Variety Demand (2012)
Value-Enhancing Factors
Global Flat Glass Producer Overview
Global Flat Glass Companies’ Financial Performance Comparison
Dependent & Independent Variables (2007-2012)
Correlation Matrix
Model Summary – Coefficient of Determination
Regression Coefficients Output

List of Figures


Glass Industry Segments
Float Process for Flat Glass Manufacturing
Main Routes to Market in the Flat Glass Industry
Global Glass Production (2007-2012)
Glass Demand by Geography (2012)
Global Glass Industry Segments (2012)
Global Glass Usage by Segments (2012)
Global Flat Glass Demand (2007-2012)
Global Flat Glass Available Capacity and Utilization (2007-2012E)
Global Glass Manufacturing Level Market Size (2011)
Regional Flat and Sheet Glass Demand (2011)
Regional Flat Glass Available Capacity (2012E)
Regional Capacity Utilization (2012E)
Global Flat Glass Demand by Variety (2012)
North American Flat Glass Demand (2002-2012E)
US Fabricated Flat Glass Market Size and Advanced Flat Glass Demand (2010-2013P)
US Advanced Flat Glass Market Value by Segment (2012E and 2013P)
US Advanced Flat Glass Demand by End Market (2012E-2013P)
South American Flat Glass Demand (2002-2012E)
European Flat Glass Demand (2002-2012E)
Former Soviet Union Flat Glass Demand (2002-2012E)
Chinese Flat Glass Demand (2002-2012E)
Japanese Flat Glass Demand (2002-2012E)
Cost Breakdown of Flat Glass (2012)
Raw Material Breakdown by Volume (2012)
Worldwide Flat Glass Demand vs. Global GDP (2005-2011)
Solar PV Regional Demand (2011)
Global Cumulative PV Installations (2007-2015F)
Annual PV Installations World Wide (2007-2013F)
Global Motor Vehicle Production (2001-2012)
Global Construction Spending (2002-2012E)
Global Construction Spending by Countries (2011)
US Construction Spending (2000-2015)
US Residential Construction Spending (2000-2015)
US Non-Residential Construction Spending (2000-2015)
World High-Quality Float Glass Capacities (2011)
European Float/Sheet Glass Manufacturing Capacity by Company (2012E)
AGC’s Revenue Share by Business Segments (2012)
AGC’s Net Sales and Net Income (2009-2012)
Saint-Gobain’s Revenue Share by Business Segments (2012)
Saint-Gobain’s Revenues and Net Income (2009-2012)
NSG’s Revenue Breakdown by Business Segments (FY13)
NSG’s Revenues and Net Income (FY10-FY13)
Global Flat Glass Demand Forecast (2011A-2015F)

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