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Glass Products Manufacturers and Distributors

SIC 3211 & 5039 | NAICS 327211 & 423390

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Industry Analysis, Statistics, Trends, and Forecasts

Glass Products Manufacturing  (view report)

Comprehensive research reports provide in-depth industry analysis and five-year growth forecasts, with special focus on the underlying structure and external forces and relationships that affect industries and their performance. Report contents include:

  • Key statistics
  • Market size and characteristics
  • Current performance
  • Competitive landscape
  • Major companies
  • Key risk and success factors
  • Five-year growth forecast

Glass Magazine / fabrication
Trade publication features news and information for all segments of the industry, with topics covered including news, analysis, and trends, market data and forecasts, business practices, and more. "Fabrication" section focuses on news and information of specific interest to fabricators, distributors, and wholesalers. Current and prior digital editions and latest articles from "Fabrication" section are available online.

First Research

Glass Product Manufacturing
First Research profiles cover key aspects of an industry's size, scope, and operations, and include a five-year revenue growth forecast. Profiles are updated quarterly and include:
  • Industry overview
  • Recent developments
  • Critical issues and challenges
  • Business trends and opportunities
  • Executive insights
  • Financial benchmarking data
  • Five-year growth forecast

Key Communications, Inc.
USGlass Magazine
Trade magazine features news and information for the architectural products industry, with topics covered including business trends and outlook, commercial and residential markets, product and technical information, new products and services, and more. Current and prior digital editions can be viewed online.

Learn About Glass / Recycling / recycling
Topics covered in these sections include product composition, coloration, and composition control; container manufacturing processing steps including batch house, furnace operations, and forming process; benefits as a packaging material; and recycling facts and information. All information can be viewed free online.

Quartz Business Media, Ltd
Glass International Magazine
International trade publication provides news, information, and analysis for the flat, float, container, and specialty products industries, with a primary focus on economic, industrial, and environmental issues affecting these industries. Current issue and archived issues of the magazine can be viewed online.

Supplier Relations US, LLC
Glass Manufacturing
Comprehensive reports provide an in-depth analysis of this manufacturing sector, with topics covered including key financial data, capital expenditures, pricing and cost analysis, competitive landscape, foreign trade, and more. Product segments analyzed separately in individual reports include flat, pressed and blown, container, and other. Summary description and detailed table of contents are available free online.

GIA Research
Float, Rolled, Fiber, Packaging, Display, and Automotive Glass  Search for specific products
Comprehensive research reports provides in-depth analysis of the market for these products in the U.S. and other countries, with product categories covered in individual reports including float, rolled, fiber, packaging, display, and automotive. Summary description and detailed table of contents for each report are available free online; complete study or individual sections or pages can be purchased online.

Financial Benchmarking Data

Industry Financial Ratios
Glass Products Manufacturers and Distributors  Search for "3272" and "423390"
Five-year financial statement analysis includes income statements, balance sheets, and key financial ratios, with data available by sales size range on a national, state, and metro area level.
  • Income and expense detail in dollars and percentages
  • Balance sheets in dollars and percentages
  • Cash flow analysis
  • Liquidity and working capital ratios
  • Profitability and return on investment ratios
  • Asset turnover and efficiency ratios
  • Capital structure and debt service ratios

First Research

Glass Product Manufacturing

Financial information section of these profiles includes common-size income statement and balance sheet data and key financial ratios for the most recent annual reporting period, with average financial measures reported for all companies and by sales size range for small (under $5 million), medium ($5 million to $50 million), and large companies (over $50 million). Sample report can be downloaded and viewed online.

Compensation Surveys

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Occupational Employment and Wages - Glass Manufacturing
Annual wage survey provides hourly and annual wage data for occupations in this manufacturing sector on a national, state, and metropolitan area basis, with statistical measures for national wage data including mean, median, upper/lower quartiles, and upper/lower deciles. All information is available free online.

National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors
Employee Compensation Report
Two-volume wholesale distributor employee compensation report provides detailed analysis of executive and employee compensation, including salaries, bonuses, commissions, and fringe benefits, with compensation data broken out by annual company sales volume and geographic region. Table of contents, compensation breakout information, and job descriptions for all positions included in the report can be viewed free online.

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