According to the Global Ceramics Market forecast up to 2020 released by Industrial Market Research Reports, markets at USD 296.2 billion will reach USD 502.8 billion, with growth coming as every industry achieves efficiency in manufacturing process and renewable energy efficiency.
Major global players are emerging in many ceramics sub sectors, especially in wall and floor tile manufacturing. Market leaders listed in this research study are ABK Group, Anchor Glass, Asahi Glass, Battelle, 3M/Ceradyne, China Glass, Concorde Group, Corning, Guangfeng Solar Glass (Hong Kong) Co., Ltd., FLABEG Holding GmbH Guardian Industries, Kronos Worldwide, Libbey, Lixil/American Standard, Mohawk Industries, Nippon Sheet Glass Co Ltd, Owens-Illinois, PPG, Roca, SCHOTT, Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd, Saint-Gobain, and Cemex.
Consideration of ceramics market forecasts indicates that markets at USD 296.2 billion will reach USD 502.8 billion by 2020. Growth comes as every industry achieves efficiency in manufacturing process and renewable energy efficiency.
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.
Key Topics covered in the Global Ceramics research report are: ceramics, glass, cement, concrete, building industry, low iron glass, solar glass, roof tiles, floor tiles, bricks, sanitary pottery, ceramic insulation, glass bottles cement for roads, refractory clay bricks, bricks, sanitaryware, luxurious sanitaryware equipment, easy care sanitaryware, easy to install sanitaryware, economics of flat glass, ceramic tiles, tile format, tile colour, tile decoration, glass markets, annealed glass, toughened glass, laminated glass, coated glass, mirrored glass, patterned glass, extra-clear glass, flat glass products for the construction sector.
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.
The cost structures of energy-intensive ceramics producers are impacted by increasing fuel prices.