Automotive Glass: – global market perspective

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “Automotive Glass – A Global Market Perspective” report to its offering.
From the report, we can see that the slowdown in automotive industry af…

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “Automotive Glass – A Global Market Perspective” report to its offering. From the report, we can see that the slowdown in automotive industry affects the demand for auto glass in the OE (Original Equipment) segment. This decreased growth of automotive industry is, however, slightly offset by concentrated high demand for large vehicles and the increased usage of automotive glass in vehicles. There is also slow but growing demand for safety and bullet-proof speciality auto glass. As far as markets are concerned, emerging automotive markets are expected to register higher growth rates, as compared to mature markets. Moreover the need for higher energy efficiency, security, safety and comfort are causing the demand for value added auto glass to increase. The creation of large groups of glass including smart, automatic darkening, low-E, solar control, and bullet-resistant glass has increased its market value. This was especially seen after the terror attack in US, when the demand for bullet-proof glass increased notably. Moreover, a growing trend in energy conservation awareness and strict regulations implementing its use has also increased the demand for energy conserving auto glass. Key topics covered include: Methodology; Global Market Overview And Outlook; Product Facts; Competitive Scenario; Distribution Dynamics; Corporate Developments; Major Players; Global Market Analytics; The United States; Canada; Japan; Europe; Asia-Pacific; Latin America; Rest Of World. The report also includes a number of company profiles such as: – Asahi Glass Company (Japan) – AGC Flat Glass Europe (Belgium) – Pilkington Group Ltd. (UK) – PPG Industries (US) – Saint-Gobain Sekurit International (France).