Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Glazing industry comprises companies and independent contractors that are primarily engaged in the installation of glass and glass products for residential, public and commercial buildings, as well as maintenance and repairs. The industry is primarily affected by downstream demand from the building construction markets. The sustained economic downturn over the past five years has resulted in a decline in business confidence, tighter access to credit for consumers, and government spending cuts. All of these have contributed to a lack of investment in the building construction markets, and thus declining demand for industry operators. Industry revenue is estimated to decline at a compound annual rate of 6.5% over the five years through 2012-13... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter
The principal activity of the Glazing industry is the installation or repair of glass for windows, doors and mirrors. This excludes the installation of prefabricated or modular window and door units, which are typically installed by joinery contractors. Construction projects can range from small-scale simple jobs in residential properties to large-scale complex projects for corporation buildings.
General installation services
The industry derives approximately 54% of its revenue from the provision of general glazing contractor services, which include the installation of windows, mirrors, shower screens, storefront windows, decorative glass room dividers and skylights... purchase to read more