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Research and Markets: European Glass Market 2015-2019 – Audi, BMW, and Daimler Replacing Normal Glass with Smart Glass in their Products

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Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the “Glass Market in Europe 2015-2019” report to their offering.

The glass market in Europe to grow at a CAGR of 3.56% (by revenue) and 4.13% (by volume) over the period 2014-2019.

The report, Glass Market in Europe 2015-2019, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from various industry experts. It also covers the landscape of the market and its growth prospects in the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

The automobile and aviation industries are major end-users of advanced glass products, particularly electrochromic glass. Boeing, for instance, is a major consumer of electrochromic glass, especially for its 787 carrier.

According to the report, the demand for smart glass, owing to its unique energy-saving properties, is also growing in this sector. With major car manufacturers such as Audi, BMW, and Daimler replacing normal glass with smart glass in their products.

Further, the report states that the glass industry is highly capital intensive, requiring heavy investment for setting up a manufacturing facility and it is detrimental to its growth.

The glass market in Europe can be categorized into the following segments:

  • Application (container, flat, domestic, reinforcement fibre, and other glasses)
  • Raw materials (sand, soda ash, recycled glass, dolomite, limestone, and others)
  • End-users (building and construction, automotive, solar glass and others)

Key vendors

  • AGC
  • Guardian Industries
  • NSG Groups
  • Saint Gobain Glass
  • Sisecam

Key Topics Covered:

Part 01: Executive summary

Part 02: Scope of the report

Part 03: Market research methodology

Part 04: Introduction

Part 05: Market landscape

Part 06: Market segmentation by type

Part 07: Market segmentation by end-use

Part 08: Market drivers

Part 09: Impact of drivers

Part 10: Market challenges

Part 11: Impact of drivers and challenges

Part 12: Market trends

Part 13: Vendor landscape

Part 14: Key vendor analysis

Part 15: Appendix

For more information visit

Research and Markets
Laura Wood, Senior Manager
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