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The smart glass market is expected to be worth USD 8.13 Billion by 2022, at a CAGR of 19.2% between 2016 and 2022. The base year considered for the study is 2015 and the forecast period is between 2016 and 2022.

Key Target Audience

  • Smart glass manufacturers
  • Building material suppliers
  • Switchable (metal oxide) film manufacturers
  • Dimmable/smart glass film manufacturers
  • Aerospace and automotive glass industry players
  • Architects and building owners
  • Smart glass-related technology investors
  • Advanced glass and film technology researchers and developers

Solar Photovoltaic Glass Market by Application Type, End User, Region - Global Forecast to 2022

The solar PV glass market has a diversified ecosystem of upstream players, including raw material suppliers, along with downstream stakeholders, vendors, end users, and government organizations. Companies operating in the solar PV glass market include AGC Solar (Japan), Nippon Sheet Glass Co., Ltd. (Japan), Taiwan Glass Ind. Corp. (Taiwan), Xinyi Solar Holdings Ltd. (China), Sisecam Flat Glass (Turkey), Guardian Glass (Thailand), Saint-Gobain Solar (France), Borosil Glass Works Ltd. (India), Henan Huamei Cinda Industrial Co., Ltd. (China), Guangfeng Solar Glass (Hong Kong) Co., Ltd. (China), Flat Glass Co., Ltd. (China), Interfloat Corporation (Germany), Guangdong Golden Glass Technologies (China), Hecker Glastechnik GmbH & Co. KG (Germany), F solar GmbH (Germany), Emmvee Toughened Glass Private Limited (India), and Euroglas (Germany).

June 2017

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Flat Glass Market to Exceed $134bn by 2023

Flat glass market share from construction sector is predicted to witness growth over 6% during the forecast period. Glass manufacturers and fabricators must comply with FEMA regulations and use safety applications in construction sector. Tempered and basic float are applied both externally and internally to buildings which will positively drive the business growth. Tempered glass applications are set to exceed USD 35 billion by 2023 owing to large scale adoption in the renovated construction.

Flat glass market share will witness significant growth owing to attributes including noise control, self-cleaning, neutrality, fire protection and energy-saving. Raw materials including limestone, sand and soda ash, will witness demand supply deficit which may have adversely affect the industry landscape. Soda ash price variation coupled with its supply demand deficit may further hamper the business growth.

March 28, 2017 

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Construction Glass Market Expected to Reach $121,877 Million, Globally, by 2022 - Allied Market Research

Construction glass possesses numerous physical and chemical properties such as electric resistance, chemical resistance, and flexibility in molding, and is unaffected to changes in climatic conditions, thus, fueling the growth of the construction glass market. Increase in adoption of energy-saving products with new infrastructural and construction projects in the developed and developing regions has supplemented the market growth of low-e glass market. In addition, construction glass helps to increase the influx of natural light in the building and meets the need of energy-efficient temperature management. Low-emissivity property of glass is used in advanced glazing solutions to significantly reduce the need of heating and cooling in the buildings, consequently reducing energy consumption and associated CO2 emissions. However, high costs associated with raw materials and economic downturn restrain the market growth.

Apr 27, 2017

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Top 10 Commercial & Retail Projects in the GCC

The UAE commercial and retail construction is beating comparable GCC markets in both estimated value and number of projects, according to the latest Major Commercial & Retail projects in the GCC report prepared by BNC Network for The Big 5 Dubai. Four out of the five UAE based projects are being developed in Dubai, making it the construction hub of the GCC.

August 06, 2017

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Soaring demand for glass in the MENA construction market

Abu Dhabi building material prices down in May

The prices of building materials in Abu Dhabi, UAE, last month saw substantial change, with average prices of items in 16 categories witnessing a sharp fall compared to the same period last year, according to a report.

20 June 2017

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Automotive Glass Market worth over $29 Billion by 2024

Automotive Glass Market size will surpass USD 29 billion, or over 1,900 million sq.m by 2024; according to a new research report by Global Market Insights, Inc.

Global automotive glass market for passenger vehicles will generate over USD 22 billion by 2024. Upsurge in demand for passenger cars, particularly in the emerging countries and their dynamic demographics will be key influencers.

6 March 2017

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1,000-Year-Old Colored Glass Beads Discovered in West Africa

A newly discovered treasure trove of more than 10,000 colorful glass beads, as well as evidence of glassmaking tools, suggests that an ancient city in southwestern Nigeria was one of the first places in West Africa to master the complex art of glassmaking, scientists reported.

13 June 2017

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Al Ghurair Construction has announced its partnership with Sky-Frame

Al Ghurair Construction, part of UAE-based conglomerate Al Ghurair, has announced its partnership with Sky-Frame, Swiss producer of frameless glass sliding door and window systems, as the exclusive supplier of its innovative seamless glass solutions in the Middle East.

31 May 2017

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Flat glass market is expected to witness growth

Grand View Research, Inc. – Market Research And Consulting. According to report published by Grand View Research, Global Flat Glass Market was valued at USD 71.98 billion in 2014. Growing demand for engineered glass in buildings, especially for use in windshields, transparent walls, and windows, is expected to drive the global market over the forecast period.

24 May 2017

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Saint-Gobain building glass celebrates royal opening of Oastler building

Saint-Gobain Building Glass looked on proudly last month as a £27.5m university building it helped to design and create was opened by the University of Huddersfield to provide a new home for its Law School and the School of Music, Humanities and Media.

22 May 2017

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Emirates Glass achieves strong results in 2016

Dubai – MENA Herald: Emirates Glass LLC, a subsidiary of Dubai Investments PJSC and one of the largest processors of flat architectural glass in the region, has announced that it has achieved strong results in 2016 compared to 2015 with profits exceeding all previous records, reinforcing its growing reputation and market share in the region.

21 May 2017

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