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Ultra-Thin Glass Market by Manufacturing Process (Fusion, Float), Thickness (<0.1mm, 0.1-0.5mm, 0.5–1.0mm, 1.0–1.2mm), Application (Semiconductor Substrate, Touch Panel Displays, Fingerprint Sensors), End-Use Industry, Region - Global Forecast to 2022

By: marketsandmarkets.com
Publishing Date: November 2017
Report Code: CH 5730

 

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The ultra-thin glass market valued at USD 8.73 Billion in 2016 and is projected to reach USD 16.99 Billion by 2022, at a CAGR of 11.8% from 2017 to 2022.

The objectives of this market study are:

  • To define and segment the ultra-thin glass market on the basis of manufacturing process, thickness, application, end-use industry, and region
  • To estimate and forecast the ultra-thin glass market, in terms of volume and value
  • To identify and analyze key drivers, restraints, opportunities, and challenges that influence the growth of the ultra-thin glass market
  • To analyze significant region-specific trends in Asia Pacific, North America, Europe, the Middle East & Africa, and Latin America
  • To identify and profile key players in the ultra-thin glass market and analyze their core competencies 
  • To analyze recent market developments and competitive strategies, such as contracts, expansions, alliances, joint ventures, and mergers & acquisitions to draw a competitive landscape of the ultra-thin glass market

The years considered for the study are:

  • Base Year - 2016
  • Estimated Year - 2017
  • Projected Year - 2022
  • Forecast Period - 2017-2022

Research Methodology:

This research study involved the extensive use of secondary sources, including directories and databases, such as D&B Hoovers, Forbes, Bloomberg Businessweek, and Factiva to identify and collect information useful for this technical, market-oriented, and commercial study of the ultra-thin glass market. In-depth interviews were conducted with various primary respondents such as key industry participants, subject matter experts, C-level executives of key market players, and industry consultants to obtain and verify critical qualitative and quantitative information as well as to assess growth prospects of the market. The breakdown of primary interviews is depicted in the figure below.

Ultra-Thin Glass Market

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Market Ecosystem:

The ecosystem of the ultra-thin glass market comprises manufacturers, processors, and distributors of ultra-thin glass. Companies such as Corning (US), Asahi Glass (Japan), Nippon Electric Glass (Japan), CSG Holding (China), SCHOTT (Germany), Nippon Sheet Glass (Japan), Central Glass (Japan), Xinyi Glass (China), Nittobo (Japan), Luoyang Glass (China), Changzhou Almaden (China), Air-Craftglass (Netherlands), Emerge Glass (India), AviationGlass & Technology (Netherlands), AEON Industries (China), and Suzhou Huadong Coating Glass (China) are operating in this market.

Target Audience of the Report:

  • Ultra-thin Glass Manufacturers
  • End-use Industries
  • Government and Research Organizations
  • Associations and Industrial Bodies
  • Research and Consulting Firms
  • R&D Institutions
  • Environment Support Agencies
  • Investment Banks and Private Equity Firms

Scope of the Report:

  • By Manufacturing Process:
    • Float Process
    • Fusion Process
    • Others
  • By Thickness:
    • < 0.1mm
    • 0.1–0.5mm
    • 0.5–1.0mm
    • 1.0–1.2mm
  • By Application:
    • Semiconductor Substrate
    • Touch Panel Displays
    • Fingerprint Sensors
    • Automotive Glazing
    • Others
  • By End-use Industry:
    • Consumer Electronics
    • Automotive
    • Biotechnology
    • Others
  • By Region:
    • Asia Pacific
      • China
      • Japan
      • Taiwan
      • South Korea
      • Rest of Asia Pacific
    • North America
      • US
      • Canada
      • Mexico
    • Europe
      • Germany
      • France
      • Italy
      • Spain
      • Rest of Europe
    • Latin America
      • Brazil
      • Argentina
      • Colombia
      • Rest of Latin America
    • Middle East & Africa
      • Saudi Arabia
      • South Africa
      • UAE
      • Rest of Middle East & Africa

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Product Analysis

  • Product matrix, which gives a detailed comparison of the product portfolio of each company

Country Level Analysis

  • A further breakdown of the Europe ultra-thin glass market into Austria, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, and Switzerland.
  • A further breakdown of the Asia Pacific ultra-thin glass market into Australia, Indonesia, the Philippines, New Zealand, Thailand, and Malaysia.
  • A further breakdown of the Latin America ultra-thin glass market into Chile and Venezuela.
  • A further breakdown of the Middle East & Africa ultra-thin glass market into Iran, Oman, Kuwait, Iraq, Egypt, and Libya.

Company Information

  • Detailed analysis and profiling of the additional market players.

Table of Contents

1 Introduction (Page No. - 15)
    1.1 Objectives of the Study
    1.2 Market Definition
    1.3 Market Scope
           1.3.1 Years Considered for the Study
    1.4 Currency
    1.5 Unit Considered
    1.6 Stakeholders

2 Research Methodology (Page No. - 18)
    2.1 Research Data
           2.1.1 Secondary Data
                    2.1.1.1 Key Data From Secondary Sources
           2.1.2 Primary Data
                    2.1.2.1 Key Data From Primary Sources
                    2.1.2.2 Key Industry Insights
                    2.1.2.3 Breakdown of Primary Interviews
    2.2 Market Size Estimation
    2.3 Data Triangulation
    2.4 Assumptions
    2.5 Limitations

3 Executive Summary (Page No. - 26)

4 Premium Insights (Page No. - 31)
    4.1 Attractive Opportunities in the Ultra-Thin Glass Market
    4.2 Ultra-Thin Glass Market, By Region
    4.3 Ultra-Thin Glass Market, By Application and Region
    4.4 Ultra-Thin Glass Market: Emerging & Developed Nations
    4.5 Ultra-Thin Glass Market: End-Use Industry-Region Matrix

5 Market Overview (Page No. - 34)
    5.1 Introduction
    5.2 Market Dynamics
           5.2.1 Drivers
                    5.2.1.1 Increasing Use of Lightweight Materials for Energy Efficiency Across Industries
                    5.2.1.2 High Demand for Electronic Products
           5.2.2 Restraints
                    5.2.2.1 Critical Manufacturing Processes of Ultra-Thin Glass
           5.2.3 Opportunities
                    5.2.3.1 Shorter Product Life Cycles in the Consumer Electronics Industry
                    5.2.3.2 High Growth in the Healthcare Industry
                    5.2.3.3 Increasing Usage of Ultra-Thin Glass in Solar Products
           5.2.4 Challenges
                    5.2.4.1 High Break-Even Cost in New Application Areas
    5.3 Value Chain Analysis
    5.4 Revenue Pocket Matrix
    5.5 Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
           5.5.1 Bargaining Power of Buyers
           5.5.2 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
           5.5.3 Threat of New Entrants
           5.5.4 Threat of Substitutes
           5.5.5 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry
    5.6 Macroeconomic Indicators
           5.6.1 Consumer Electronics
           5.6.2 Automotive

6 Ultra-Thin Glass Market, By Manufacturing Process (Page No. - 43)
    6.1 Introduction
    6.2 Float
    6.3 Fusion

7 Ultra-Thin Glass Market, By Thickness (Page No. - 46)
    7.1 Introduction
    7.2 Ultra-Thin Glass Market: Thickness By Application

8 Ultra-Thin Glass Market, By Application (Page No. - 50)
    8.1 Introduction
    8.2 Semiconductor Substrate
    8.3 Touch Panel Displays
    8.4 Fingerprint Sensors
    8.5 Automotive Glazing
    8.6 Others

9 Ultra-Thin Glass Market, By End-Use Industry (Page No. - 60)
    9.1 Introduction
    9.2 Consumer Electronics
           9.2.1 Smartphones
           9.2.2 Televisions
           9.2.3 Wearable Devices
    9.3 Automotive
    9.4 Biotechnology
    9.5 Others

10 Regional Analysis (Page No. - 69)
     10.1 Introduction
     10.2 North America
             10.2.1 US
             10.2.2 Mexico
             10.2.3 Canada
     10.3 Europe
             10.3.1 Germany
             10.3.2 France
             10.3.3 Italy
             10.3.4 Spain
             10.3.5 Rest of Europe
     10.4 Asia Pacific
             10.4.1 China
             10.4.2 Japan
             10.4.3 South Korea
             10.4.4 Taiwan
             10.4.5 Rest of Asia Pacific
     10.5 Latin America
             10.5.1 Brazil
             10.5.2 Argentina
             10.5.3 Colombia
             10.5.4 Rest of Latin America
     10.6 Middle East & Africa
             10.6.1 Saudi Arabia
             10.6.2 UAE
             10.6.3 South Africa
             10.6.4 Rest of Middle East & Africa

11 Competitive Landscape (Page No. - 107)
     11.1 Introduction
     11.2 Ranking of Key Market Players
             11.2.1 Market Ranking, 2016

12 Company Profiles (Page No. - 109)
Business Overview, Products Offered, Strength of Product Portfolio, Business Strategy Excellence, Recent Developments
     12.1 Corning
     12.2 Asahi Glass
     12.3 Nippon Electric Glass
     12.4 Schott
     12.5 Nippon Sheet Glass
     12.6 CSG Holding
     12.7 Central Glass
     12.8 Xinyi Glass
     12.9 Nittobo
     12.10 Luoyang Glass
     12.11 Changzhou Almaden
     12.12 Air-Craftglass
     12.13 Emerge Glass
     12.14 Aviationglass & Technology
     12.15 Aeon Industries
     12.16 Suzhou Huadong Coating Glass
     12.17 Other Companies in the Ultra-Thin Glass Market
             12.17.1 Taiwan Glass
             12.17.2 China National Building Materials (CNBM)
             12.17.3 Hilgenberg
             12.17.4 Noval Glass
             12.17.5 Runtai Industry
             12.17.6 Hoya (USA)
             12.17.7 Avanstrate
             12.17.8 Huihua Glass

*Details Might Not Be Captured in Case of Unlisted Companies.

13 Appendix (Page No. - 146)
     13.1 Insights From Industry Experts
     13.2 Discussion Guide
     13.3 Knowledge Store: Marketsandmarkets Subscription Portal
     13.4 Introducing RT: Real-Time Market Intelligence
     13.5 Available Customizations
     13.6 Related Reports
     13.7 Author Details


List of Tables (103 Tables)

Table 1 Ultra-Thin Glass Market Snapshot
Table 2 International Car Sales Outlook, 1990-2017 (F) (Millions of Units)
Table 3 Ultra-Thin Glass By Market Size, By Manufacturing Process, 2015–2022 (Billion Square Meter)
Table 4 Ultra-Thin Glass By Market Size, By Manufacturing Process, 2015–2022 (USD Million)
Table 5 Ultra-Thin Glass By Market: Thickness By Application
Table 6 Ultra-Thin Glass By Market, By Thickness, 2015–2022 (Billion Square Meter)
Table 7 Ultra-Thin Glass By Market, By Thickness, 2015–2022 (USD Million)
Table 8 Ultra-Thin Glass By Market Size, By Application, 2015–2022 (Billion Square Meter)
Table 9 Ultra-Thin Glass By Market Size, By Application, 2015–2022 (USD Million)
Table 10 Ultra-Thin Glass By Market in Semiconductor Substrate, By Region, 2015–2022 (Billion Square Meter)
Table 11 Ultra-Thin Glass By Market in Semiconductor Substrate, By Region, 2015–2022 (USD Million)
Table 12 Ultra-Thin Glass By Market in Touch Panel Displays, By Region, 2015–2022 (Billion Square Meter)
Table 13 Ultra-Thin Glass By Market in Touch Panel Displays, By Region, 2015–2022 (USD Million)
Table 14 Ultra-Thin Glass By Market in Fingerprint Sensors, By Region, 2015–2022 (Billion Square Meter)
Table 15 Ultra-Thin Glass By Market in Fingerprint Sensors, By Region, 2015–2022 (USD Million)
Table 16 Ultra-Thin Glass By Market in Automotive Glazing, By Region, 2015–2022 (Billion Square Meter)
Table 17 Ultra-Thin Glass By Market in Automotive Glazing, By Region, 2015–2022 (USD Million)
Table 18 Ultra-Thin Glass By Market in Other Applications, By Region, 2015–2022 (Billion Square Meter)
Table 19 Ultra-Thin Glass By Market in Other Applications, By Region, 2015–2022 (USD Million)
Table 20 Ultra-Thin Glass By Market Size, By End-Use Industry, 2015–2022 (Billion Square Meter)
Table 21 Ultra-Thin Glass By Market Size, By End-Use Industry, 2015–2022 (USD Million)
Table 22 Ultra-Thin Glass By Market in Consumer Electronics, By Region, 2015–2022 (Billion Square Meter)
Table 23 Ultra-Thin Glass By Market in Consumer Electronics, By Region, 2015–2022 (USD Million)
Table 24 Ultra-Thin Glass By Market in Automotive, By Region, 2015–2022 (Billion Square Meter)
Table 25 Ultra-Thin Glass By Market in Automotive, By Region, 2015–2022 (USD Million)
Table 26 Ultra-Thin Glass By Market in Biotechnology, By Region, 2015–2022 (Billion Square Meter)
Table 27 Ultra-Thin Glass By Market in Biotechnology, By Region, 2015–2022 (USD Million)
Table 28 Ultra-Thin Glass By Market in Other End-Use Industries, By Region, 2015–2022 (Billion Square Meter)
Table 29 Ultra-Thin Glass By Market in Other End-Use Industries, By Region, 2015–2022 (USD Million)
Table 30 Ultra-Thin Glass By Market Size, By Region, 2015–2022 (Billion Square Meter)
Table 31 Ultra-Thin Glass By Market Size, By Region, 2015–2022 (USD Million)
Table 32 North America: Ultra-Thin Glass Market Size, By Country, 2015–2022 (Billion Square Meter)
Table 33 North America: By Market Size, By Country, 2015–2022 (USD Million)
Table 34 North America: By Market Size, By Application, 2015–2022 (Billion Square Meter)
Table 35 North America: By Market Size, By Application, 2015–2022 (USD Million)
Table 36 North America: By Market Size, By End-Use Industry, 2015–2022 (Billion Square Meter)
Table 37 North America: By Market Size, By End-Use Industry, 2015–2022 (USD Million)
Table 38 US: By Market Size, By End-Use Industry, 2015–2022 (Billion Square Meter)
Table 39 US: By Market Size, By End-Use Industry, 2015–2022 (USD Million)
Table 40 Mexico: By Market Size, By End-Use Industry, 2015–2022 (Billion Square Meter)
Table 41 Mexico: By Market Size, By End-Use Industry, 2015–2022 (USD Million)
Table 42 Canada: By Market Size, By End-Use Industry, 2015–2022 (Billion Square Meter)
Table 43 Canada: By Market Size, By End-Use Industry, 2015–2022 (USD Million)
Table 44 Europe: By Market Size, By Country, 2015–2022 (Billion Square Meter)
Table 45 Europe: By Market Size, By Country, 2015–2022 (USD Million)
Table 46 Europe: By Market Size, By Application, 2015–2022 (Billion Square Meter)
Table 47 Europe: By Market Size, By Application, 2015–2022 (USD Million)
Table 48 Europe: By Market Size, By End-Use Industry, 2015–2022 (Billion Square Meter)
Table 49 Europe: By Market Size, By End-Use Industry, 2015–2022 (USD Million)
Table 50 Germany: By Market Size, By End-Use Industry, 2015–2022 (Billion Square Meter)
Table 51 Germany: By Market Size, By End-Use Industry, 2015–2022 (USD Million)
Table 52 France: By Market Size, By End-Use Industry, 2015–2022 (Billion Square Meter)
Table 53 France: By Market Size, By End-Use Industry, 2015–2022 (USD Million)
Table 54 Italy: By Market Size, By End-Use Industry, 2015–2022 (Billion Square Meter)
Table 55 Italy: By Market Size, By End-Use Industry, 2015–2022 (USD Million)
Table 56 Spain: By Market Size, By End-Use Industry, 2015–2022 (Billion Square Meter)
Table 57 Spain: By Market Size, By End-Use Industry, 2015–2022 (USD Million)
Table 58 Rest of Europe: By Market Size, By End-Use Industry, 2015–2022 (Billion Square Meter)
Table 59 Rest of Europe: By Market Size, By End-Use Industry, 2015–2022 (USD Million)
Table 60 Asia Pacific: By Market Size, By Country, 2015–2022 (Billion Square Meter)
Table 61 Asia Pacific: By Market Size, By Country, 2015–2022 (USD Million)
Table 62 Asia Pacific: By Market Size, By Application, 2015–2022 (Billion Square Meter)
Table 63 Asia Pacific: By Market Size, By Application, 2015–2022 (USD Million)
Table 64 Asia Pacific: By Market Size, By End-Use Industry, 2015–2022 (Billion Square Meter)
Table 65 Asia Pacific: By Market Size, By End-Use Industry, 2015–2022 (USD Million)
Table 66 China: By Market Size, By End-Use Industry, 2015–2022 (Billion Square Meter)
Table 67 China: By Market Size, By End-Use Industry, 2015–2022 (USD Million)
Table 68 Japan: By Market Size, By End-Use Industry, 2015–2022 (Billion Square Meter)
Table 69 Japan: By Market Size, By End-Use Industry, 2015–2022 (USD Million)
Table 70 South Korea: By Market Size, By End-Use Industry, 2015–2022 (Billion Square Meter)
Table 71 South Korea: By Market Size, By End-Use Industry, 2015–2022 (USD Million)
Table 72 Taiwan: By Market Size, By End-Use Industry, 2015–2022 (Billion Square Meter)
Table 73 Taiwan: By Market Size, By End-Use Industry, 2015–2022 (USD Million)
Table 74 Rest of Asia Pacific: By Market Size, By End-Use Industry, 2015–2022 (Billion Square Meter)
Table 75 Rest of Asia Pacific: By Market Size, By End-Use Industry, 2015–2022 (USD Million)
Table 76 Latin America: By Market Size, By Country, 2015–2022 (Billion Square Meter)
Table 77 Latin America: By Market Size, By Country, 2015–2022 (USD Million)
Table 78 Latin America: By Market Size, By Application, 2015–2022 (Billion Square Meter)
Table 79 Latin America: By Market Size, By Application, 2015–2022 (USD Million)
Table 80 Latin America: By Market Size, By End-Use Industry, 2015–2022 (Billion Square Meter)
Table 81 Latin America: By Market Size, By End-Use Industry, 2015–2022 (USD Million)
Table 82 Brazil: By Market Size, By End-Use Industry, 2015–2022 (Billion Square Meter)
Table 83 Brazil: By Market Size, By End-Use Industry, 2015–2022 (USD Million)
Table 84 Argentina: By Market Size, By End-Use Industry, 2015–2022 (Billion Square Meter)
Table 85 Argentina: By Market Size, By End-Use Industry, 2015–2022 (USD Million)
Table 86 Colombia: By Market Size, By End-Use Industry, 2015–2022 (Billion Square Meter)
Table 87 Colombia: By Market Size, By End-Use Industry, 2015–2022 (USD Million)
Table 88 Rest of Latin America: By Market Size, By End-Use Industry, 2015–2022 (Billion Square Meter)
Table 89 Rest of Latin America: By lass Market Size, By End-Use Industry, 2015–2022 (USD Million)
Table 90 Middle East & Africa: By Market Size, By Country, 2015–2022 (Billion Square Meter)
Table 91 Middle East & Africa: By Market Size, By Country, 2015–2022 (USD Million)
Table 92 Middle East & Africa: By Market Size, By Application, 2015–2022 (Billion Square Meter)
Table 93 Middle East & Africa: By ass Market Size, By Application, 2015–2022 (USD Million)
Table 94 Middle East & Africa: By Market Size, By End-Use Industry, 2015–2022 (Billion Square Meter)
Table 95 Middle East & Africa: By ass Market Size, By End-Use Industry, 2015–2022 (USD Million)
Table 96 Saudi Arabia: By Market Size, By End-Use Industry, 2015–2022 (Billion Square Meter)
Table 97 Saudi Arabia: By Market Size, By End-Use Industry, 2015–2022 (USD Million)
Table 98 UAE: By Market Size, By End-Use Industry, 2015–2022 (Billion Square Meter)
Table 99 UAE: By Market Size, By End-Use Industry, 2015–2022 (USD Million)
Table 100 South Africa: By Market Size, By End-Use Industry, 2015–2022 (Billion Square Meter)
Table 101 South Africa: By Market Size, By End-Use Industry, 2015–2022 (USD Million)
Table 102 Rest of Middle East & Africa: By Market Size, By End-Use Industry, 2015–2022 (Billion Square Meter)
Table 103 Rest of Middle East & Africa: By Market Size, By End-Use Industry, 2015–2022 (USD Million)


List of Figures (49 Figures)

Figure 1 Ultra-Thin Glass Market: Research Design
Figure 2 Market Size Estimation: Top-Down Approach
Figure 3 Market Size Estimation: Bottom-Up Approach
Figure 4 Ultra-Thin Glass Market: Data Triangulation
Figure 5 Float is Estimated to Be the Largest Market During the Forecast Period
Figure 6 0.5-1.0mm Thickness Segment is Estimated to Be the Largest Market Between 2017 and 2022
Figure 7 Touch Panel Displays Application Segment is Estimated to Be the Largest Market Between 2017 and 2022
Figure 8 Consumer Electronics is Estimated to Be the Fastest Growing End-Use Industry Segment During the Forecast Period
Figure 9 Asia Pacific Region is Estimated to Register Fastest Growth During the Forecast Period
Figure 10 Increasing Demand for Ultra-Thin Glass From the Consumer Electronics Industry is Projected to Drive the Growth of the Market
Figure 11 The Ultra-Thin Glass Market in Asia Pacific is Projected to Grow the Highest Rate From 2017 to 2022
Figure 12 The Touch Panel Displays Application Segment and Asia Pacific Accounted for the Largest Share of the Ultra-Thin Glass Market in 2016
Figure 13 The Ultra-Thin Glass Market in China is Projected to Register High Growth During the Forecast Period
Figure 14 Asia Pacific: Major Markets for Ultra-Thin Glass in Various Applications
Figure 15 Ultra-Thin Glass Market: Drivers, Restraints, Opportunities, and Challenges
Figure 16 Revenue Pocket Matrix: Ultra-Thin Glass Market, By Application
Figure 17 Revenue Pocket Matrix: Ultra-Thin Glass Market, By End-Use Industry
Figure 18 Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
Figure 19 Ultra-Thin Glass By Market Size, By Manufacturing Process, 2017 & 2022 (USD Million)
Figure 20 Ultra-Thin Glass By Market Size, By Thickness, 2017 & 2022 (USD Million)
Figure 21 Ultra-Thin Glass By Market Size, By Application, 2017 & 2022 (USD Million)
Figure 22 Ultra-Thin Glass By Market in Semiconductor Substrate, By Region, 2017 & 2022 (USD Million)
Figure 23 Ultra-Thin Glass By Market in Touch Panel Displays, By Region, 2017 & 2022 (USD Million)
Figure 24 Ultra-Thin Glass By Market in Fingerprint Sensors, By Region, 2017 & 2022 (USD Million)
Figure 25 Ultra-Thin Glass By Market in Automotive Glazing, By Region, 2017 & 2022 (USD Million)
Figure 26 Ultra-Thin Glass By Market in Other Applications, By Region, 2017 & 2022 (USD Million)
Figure 27 Ultra-Thin Glass By Market, By End-Use Industry, 2017 & 2022 (USD Million)
Figure 28 Ultra-Thin Glass By Market for Consumer Electronics, By Region, 2017 & 2022 (USD Million)
Figure 29 Ultra-Thin Glass By Market for Automotive, By Region, 2017 & 2022 (USD Million)
Figure 30 Ultra-Thin Glass By Market for Biotechnology, By Region, 2017 & 2022 (USD Million)
Figure 31 Ultra-Thin Glass By Market in Other End-Use Industries, By Region, 2017 & 2022 (USD Million)
Figure 32 Ultra-Thin Glass By Market, By Country
Figure 33 Asia Pacific is Expected to Register Fastest Growth in the Ultra-Thin Glass Market in All End-Use Industries During the Forecast Period
Figure 34 North America Ultra-Thin Glass Market Snapshot
Figure 35 Europe Ultra-Thin Glass Market Snapshot
Figure 36 Asia Pacific Ultra-Thin Glass Market Snapshot
Figure 37 Latin America Ultra-Thin Glass Market Snapshot
Figure 38 Middle East & Africa Ultra-Thin Glass Market Snapshot
Figure 39 Corning: Company Snapshot
Figure 40 Asahi Glass: Company Snapshot
Figure 41 Nippon Electric Glass: Company Snapshot
Figure 42 Schott: Company Snapshot
Figure 43 Nippon Sheet Glass: Company Snapshot
Figure 44 CSG Holding: Company Snapshot
Figure 45 Central Glass: Company Snapshot
Figure 46 Xinyi Glass: Company Snapshot
Figure 47 Nittobo: Company Snapshot
Figure 48 Luoyang Glass: Company Snapshot
Figure 49 Changzhou Almaden: Company Snapshot

The ultra-thin glass market is projected to grow from USD 9.73 Billion in 2017 to USD 16.99 Billion by 2022, at a CAGR of 11.8% from 2017 to 2022. The growing demand for ultra-thin glass from the consumer electronics segment is expected to drive the ultra-thin glass market.

The ultra-thin glass market has been segmented on the basis of manufacturing process, thickness, application, end-use industry, and region. On the basis of the manufacturing process, the ultra-thin glass market was led by float process as it is the widely adopted process by the manufacturer. Based on thickness, 0.5–1.0mm is the largest segment, as major applications areas incorporate an ultra-thin glass of this thickness range. Based on application, the touch panel displays segment led the ultra-thin glass market in 2016. Based on end-use industry, the consumer electronics segment led the ultra-thin glass market in 2016, owing to increase in demand for ultra-thin glass in applications such as smartphones, wearable devices, and TVs.

The Asia Pacific region led the ultra-thin glass market in 2016 and is expected to grow at a high rate during the forecast period. The growth can be attributed to the increasing demand for ultra-thin glass from consumer electronics, automotive, and biotechnology end-use industries, particularly in China and Japan.

Ultra-Thin Glass Market

The ultra-thin glass involves critical manufacturing process, which eventually leads to rise in the cost of this glass. Therefore, ultra-thin glass market growth is restrained due to the critical manufacturing process. In addition, the presence of substitutes such as thin glass and plastic pose a major challenge to the growth of ultra-thin glass market.

Corning (US), Asahi Glass (Japan), Nippon Electric Glass (Japan), CSG Holding (China), SCHOTT (Germany), Nippon Sheet Glass (Japan), Central Glass (Japan), Xinyi Glass (China), Nittobo (Japan), Luoyang Glass (China), Changzhou Almaden (China), Air-Craftglass (Netherlands), Emerge Glass (India), AviationGlass & Technology (Netherlands), AEON Industries (China), and Suzhou Huadong Coating Glass (China) are the major players operating in the ultra-thin glass market. These players have been focusing on strategies, such as new product developments & launches, mergers & acquisitions, collaborations, and expansions to expand their businesses in untapped and potential markets.

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