Market Research Report : Glass Industry in India 2010


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Glass industry in India is poised to grow rapidly owing to its extensive use in the numerous sectors. The market is driven by increasing disposable income and willingness to spend on better living standards due to rising aesthetic sense among consumers as well as glass being the preferred medium of packaging. The total glass industry is worth INR 180 bn in 2010.

The report begins with an introduction to the glass industry including overview of the global glass market, per capita consumption of countries, total usage in volume among building and automotive segments. It further elaborates on the Indian glass market with indicative figures for market size and growth, information regarding the increasing per capita glass consumption and market segmentation. It also gives a brief idea of the various glass segments widely used in the market. It further shows overall import and export of glass as well as the segmented share for major countries.

An analysis of the drivers explains growth factors of glass as growth in income, increasing retail estate, growing use in automotive industry, growing use in packaging industry, glass used widely in the solar products, glass used for energy conservation and its qualitative aspect. The key challenges identified include import from China and recyclable nature of glass. The report identifies the key trends including demand for value-added products is growing for basic glass, decorative glasses with digital print technology and glass manufacturers on an expansion spree.

Competition section provides a snapshot of the players in the market including information regarding their operational segments, business highlights and financials, providing an insight into the existing competitive scenario.

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Market Research Report : Glass Industry in India 2010

  1. 1. Glass Industry – India November 2010
  2. 2. 2 SAMPLE GLASS INDUSTRY IN INDIA 2010.PPT Executive Summary Market Drivers & Challenges Trends Competition Varied nature of glass makes its useful across different segments Glass can be broadly classified into flat glass, container glass, specialty glass and fibre glass on the basis of manufacturing process and its use In terms of volume of glass consumed, building products is by far the largest sector Float glass is fast replacing flat glass all over and accounts for x% of total consumption Challenges: Competition from China Recyclable nature of glass Demand for value-added products is growing for basic glass Decorative glasses with digital print technology Glass manufacturers on an expansion spree Major players of float glass in India currently are Saint Gobain, Modi Guardian and Asahi who have a capacity of y tpd The float glass industry is largely organised since it is capital intensive Company 1, Company 2 and Company 3 together produce over z% of the world’s high quality float glass Drivers: Increase in disposable income Growth in real estate sector Growing use of glass in automotive sector Growing use in packaging industry Glass used widely in the solar products Glass used for energy conservation Qualitative aspect
  3. 3. 3GLASS INDUSTRY IN INDIA 2010.PPT •Market Overview •Import & Export •Drivers & Challenges •Trends •Competition •Key Developments
  4. 4. 4GLASS INDUSTRY IN INDIA 2010.PPT Indian glass market is highly fragmented with construction accounting for the majority share • Demand potential in the industry looks promising as the usage of glass in housing as well as commercial buildings is on the rise due to growing focus on aesthetics and time saving • Further use of glass in packaging and automotive segments is also stimulating growth of the market • Container Glass Glass-container industry in India has seen a period of consolidation in recent years with investment in new furnaces and improved technology Glass container production grew from ~AA tonnes in 19 -- - -- to BB mn tonnes in 20--, an increase of ~b% • Float Glass Net float glass industry stands at T tonnes per day and is growing at the rate of p% per annum Owing to the spurt in the automotive industry, it is expected that the float glass industry is likely to register around l% growth rate in a couple of years • Flat glass For modern architectural and automotive applications, it is sometimes bent after production of the plane sheet Flat glass industry grew by ~v% between 20-- and 20-- Glass Market – India Market Size and Growth (Indicative*) Source: 0.0 0.2 0.4 0.6 0.8 kg a% 2010e g3 2008 g2 1999 g1 Glass Consumption and Segmentation n% m% Others Type 1 Glass industry is estimated to be valued at INR XX bn in 2009 0 2,000 4,000 6,000 8,000 0 5 10 15 20 25 c4 2007 u w c3 2006 v c2 2005 ten mn 2010e c6 6 2009 y c5 2008 x c1 Total Revenue Total No. of Companies
  5. 5. 5GLASS INDUSTRY IN INDIA 2010.PPT Drivers & Challenges – Summary Glass used widely in the solar products Growing use in packaging industry Drivers Increase in disposable income Growth in real estate sector Growing use of glass in automotive sector Glass used for energy conservation Qualitative aspect Challenges Competition from China Recyclable nature of glass
  6. 6. 6GLASS INDUSTRY IN INDIA 2010.PPT Trends – Summary Key Trends Demand for value-added products is growing for basic glass Glass manufacturers on an expansion spree Decorative glasses with digital print technology
  7. 7. 7 SAMPLE GLASS INDUSTRY IN INDIA 2010.PPT Major Players in the Market (x/x) • Company 1 Glass is the supplier for most automotive manufacturers in India, thus it being the sole or one of the leading supplier of auto glass to most passenger car manufacturers in India, supplying about j% of their auto glass requirement • Apart from supplying to OEMs in India, it has significant presence in the domestic after-market with an impressive market share in India. It also exports auto glass to Country 1 and 2 • Planning to invest INR z bn for expanding its laminated glass capacity to f mn units per annum, it expects to make the proposed investments over 2010-11 Source: Headquarters City A Founded 19-- Products Type 1, Type 2 Key People Mr. X Company Snapshot: Company 1 Business Highlights Corporate Information Financial Performance 0 5 10 15 -0.5 0.0 0.5 1.0 INR bnINR bn 20--- y 20-- x 20-- w 20-- v 20-- u Profit / Loss Revenue
  8. 8. 8GLASS INDUSTRY IN INDIA 2010.PPT Thank you for the attention About Netscribes Netscribes is a knowledge-consulting and solutions firm with clientele across the globe. The company’s expertise spans areas of investment & business research, business & corporate intelligence, content-management services, and knowledge-software services. At its core lies a true value proposition that draws upon a vast knowledge base. Netscribes is a one-stop shop designed to fulfil clients’ profitability and growth objectives. Glass Industry – India report is part of Research on India’s Manufacturing Industry Series. For more detailed information or customized research requirements please contact: Disclaimer: This report is published for general information only. Although high standards have been used the preparation, Research on India, Netscribes (India) Pvt. Ltd. or “Netscribes” is not responsible for any loss or damage arising from use of this document. This document is the sole property of Netscribes (India) Pvt. Ltd. and prior permission is required for guidelines on reproduction. Research on India is a product of Netscribes (India) Pvt. Ltd. Research on India is dedicated to disseminating information and providing quick insights on “hot” industries in India and other emerging markets. Track our new releases and major updates in these industries on Gaurav Kumar Phone: +91 33 4064 6214 E-Mail: Gagan Uppal Phone: +91 22 4098 7530 E-Mail: