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This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Automotive Glass in Thousands of Square Meters. The Major product segments Analyzed are Windshield, Body Screens, and Rear Screen. The Major End-Use Segments Analyzed are OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) The rebranding of equipment and selling it. The term initially referred to the company that made the products (the "original" manufacturer), but eventually became widely used to refer to the organization that buys the products and , and Aftermarket.

The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America Latin America, the Spanish-speaking, Portuguese-speaking, and French-speaking countries (except Canada) of North America, South America, Central America, and the West Indies. , and Rest of World. Annual forecasts are provided for each region for the period of 2001 through 2010. A ten-year historic analysis is also provided for these markets with annual market analytics.

The report profiles 156 companies including many key and niche players worldwide such as Asahi Glass Company, Glaverbel S.A, Pilkington plc, PPG Industries PPG Industries (NYSE: PPG) was founded in 1883 as the Pittsburgh Plate Glass Company.

PPG is an American manufacturer of glass and chemical products, including automotive safety glass.
, Saint-Gobain Sekurit International, and Visteon Corporation.

Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are mostly extracted from URL URL
 in full Uniform Resource Locator

Address of a resource on the Internet. The resource can be any type of file stored on a server, such as a Web page, a text file, a graphics file, or an application program.
 research and reported select online sources.


* A. Windshield I-4

* B. Body Screens I-4

* C. Rear Screen I-4

* Study by End-Use I-4

* A. OEM I-4

* B. Aftermarket I-4


1. Industry Overview II-1

2. Product Overview II-8

* Tempered Glass II-8

* Laminated Glass Noun 1. laminated glass - glass made with plates of plastic or resin or other material between two sheets of glass to prevent shattering
safety glass, shatterproof glass

glass - a brittle transparent solid with irregular atomic structure

* Shift in Consumer Interests II-8

* Glass Parts in Automobile II-8

* Windshields II-9

* Body Screens II-9

* Rear Screens II-9

* Features for Future II-9

* Laminated Doorglass II-9

* Fixed Side Glazing Glasses II-10

* Back Lites Glasses II-10

* Specialty Glass Segment II-10

* Certain Automotive Specialty Glasses II-10

* Reflective Windshields II-10

* Heated Windshields II-11

* Sungate Antenna Windshield II-11

* Sungate WeatherMaster[TM] Windshield II-11

* Self-Darkening Smart Glass II-11

* Infrared Reflective Glass II-11

* Hydrophobic hydrophobic /hy·dro·pho·bic/ (-fo´bik)
1. pertaining to hydrophobia (rabies).

2. not readily absorbing water, or being adversely affected by water.

 Glass II-12

* Self-Cleaning Glass Self-cleaning glass is a new technology for glass production that allows glass to self-clean. The process is two step: Firstly, UV rays in sunlight break down organic dirt which is on the glass and makes the glass surface become 'hydrophilic'.  II-12

* Solar Control Glass II-12

* Anti-Reflective Glass II-12

* Heat-Reflective Glass II-12

* Thermocontrol Laminated Glass II-12

* Integrated Antennas II-12

* Instrument Display II-13

3. Raw Materials - Overview II-14

* Soda Ash soda ash: see sodium carbonate.  II-14

* Soda Ash - An Important Raw Material II-14

* Contribution of Soda Ash in Glass Manufacturing II-14

* Production and Consumption II-14

* Major Producers II-14

* Silica Sand II-14

* Lime and Limestone II-15

4. Industry Competition II-16

5. Automotive Glass Production - An Overview II-20

6. Historic Review II-24

7. Technology Development II-25

8. Distribution Dynamics II-26

9. Environmental Analysis II-27

10. Insurance on Glass Repairing II-29

11. Auto Glass Recycling Glass recycling is the process of turning waste glass into usable products. Depending on the end use, this commonly includes separating it into different colors. Glass normally comes in a number of colours.  Industry II-30

12. Product Developments/Launches II-31

13. Product Launches in Recent Past II-33

14. Recent Industry Activity II-37

16. Focus on Select Players II-53

17. Global Market Perspective II-57


* 1. 3M Automotive Aftermarket Division (USA) IV-1

* 2. A.N. Designs, Inc. (USA) IV-3

* 3. A-1 Glass Company (USA) IV-3

* 4. ABB n. 1. Among weavers, yarn for the warp. Hence, abb wool is wool for the abb s>.

Noun 1. ABB - an urban hit squad and guerrilla group of the Communist Party in the Philippines; formed in the 1980s
 Process Solutions & Services SpA (Italy) IV-4

* 5. ABRA Auto Body & Glass (USA) IV-6

* 6. Ace/Security Laminates[TM], Inc. (Canada) IV-8

* 7. ACME Specialty Manufacturing Company (USA) IV-10

* 8. Akener Fahrzeugglas GmbH (Germany) IV-10

* 9. Alpha Auto Glass (USA) IV-11

* 10. American Glass Products Company (USA) IV-11

* 11. Anhui Huaguang Glass Group Co., Ltd. (China) IV-12

* 12. Apogee Enterprises, Inc. (USA) IV-13

* 13. Applied Films Corporation (USA) IV-18

* 14. Asahi Glass Co., Ltd. (Japan) IV-21

* AGC AGC Automatic Gain Control
AGC Automotive Glass Cartridge (fuse)
AGC Associated General Contractors
AGC Associated General Contractors of America
AGC Atypical Glandular Cells
AGC Attorney-General's Chambers
 Automotive Americas Co. (USA) IV-23

* AGC Automotive Replacement Glass (Germany) IV-24

* Asahi Techno Glass Corporation (Japan) IV-24

* Asahi India Glass Ltd. (India) IV-25

* Glaverbel SA (Belgium) IV-26

* Glaverbel Czech AS (Czech Republic Czech Republic, Czech Česká Republika (2005 est. pop. 10,241,000), republic, 29,677 sq mi (78,864 sq km), central Europe. It is bordered by Slovakia on the east, Austria on the south, Germany on the west, and Poland on the north. ) IV-27

* Glaverbel France SA (France) IV-27

* Glaverbel Italy Srl (Italy) IV-28

* Glaverbel Norge A/S (Norway) IV-28

* Glaverbel SA (Switzerland) IV-28

* Glaverbel Svenska AB (Sweden) IV-29

* 15. Assurance Glass Of Alabama (USA) IV-30

* 16. Atul Glass Industries Ltd. (India) IV-30

* 17. Auto Glass Manufacturing Ltd. (China) IV-31

* 18. Auto Temp, Inc. (USA) IV-31

* 19. Autosklo Privjsc (Ukraine) IV-32

* 20. Bagga Glass Industries (India) IV-32

* 21. Bangalore Safety Glass Works (India) IV-33

* 22. Baskent Glass Company (Turkey) IV-33

* 23. Beeline bee·line  
A direct, straight course.

intr.v. bee·lined, bee·lin·ing, bee·lines
To move swiftly in a direct, straight course.
 Glass Co., Inc. (USA) IV-34

* 24. Belron SA (South Africa South Africa, Afrikaans Suid-Afrika, officially Republic of South Africa, republic (2005 est. pop. 44,344,000), 471,442 sq mi (1,221,037 sq km), S Africa. ) IV-35

* Automotive Glass Solutions International / Autoglass Limited (UK) IV-35

* 25. Bent Glass Design, Inc. (USA) IV-36

* 26. Billur Cam End (Turkey) IV-36

* 27. Bo-Glas A/S (Denmark) IV-37

* 28. Brite Glass Works Pvt., Ltd. (India) IV-37

* 29. BSE See Bombay Stock Exchange.


See Boston Stock Exchange (BSE).
 Automotive (USA) IV-38

* 30. BSG BSG Battlestar Galactica
BSG Broadband Stakeholder Group (UK)
BSG British Society of Gastroenterology (London, UK)
BSG Business Systems Group
BSG Business Solutions Group
BSG Basigin
 Auto Glass Co., Ltd. (China) IV-39

* 31. BTB See B2B.

BTB - Branch Target Buffer
 Autoglass & Bodyshop Tools (USA) IV-40

* 32. Burco, Inc. (USA) IV-41

* 33. Cardinal Glass Company (USA) IV-42

* 34. Carlex Glass Company (USA) IV-43

* 35. Carlite Glass (USA) IV-43

* 36. Cascade Auto Glass (USA) IV-44

* 37. Central Glass Co., Ltd. (Japan) IV-45

* 38. China Hengshui Shengda Glassware Products Co., Ltd. (China) IV-47

* 39. China Southern Glass Holding Co., Ltd. (China) IV-47

* 40. Chrysler Glass (USA) IV-48

* 41. Citsa De Mexico SA DE CV (Mexico) IV-49

* 42. City Plastics (Australia) IV-50

* 43. Compagnie de Saint-Gobain (France) IV-52

* Saint-Gobain Sekurit (France) IV-62

* Saint-Gobain Sully North America North America, third largest continent (1990 est. pop. 365,000,000), c.9,400,000 sq mi (24,346,000 sq km), the northern of the two continents of the Western Hemisphere. , Inc. (USA) IV-64

* Saint-Gobain Glass India Limited (India) IV-65

* Saint-Gobain Glass EspaE Y Portugal (Spain) IV-65

* Saint-Gobain Sekurit Finland OY (Finland) IV-66

* Saint-Gobain Sekurit Italia (Italy) IV-66

* 44. Corporacion Miyasato (Peru) IV-67

* 45. Cristal Inastillable O Templado SA de CV (Mexico) IV-67

* 46. Cristales Curvados SA (Spain) IV-68

* 47. Cristavision de Hidalgo Hidalgo, state, Mexico
Hidalgo thäl`gō), state (1990 pop. 1,888,366), 8,058 sq mi (20,870 sq km), central Mexico. Pachuca de Soto is the capital.
 SA de CV (Mexico) IV-68

* 48. CTEK LLC (Logical Link Control) See "LANs" under data link protocol.

LLC - Logical Link Control
 (USA) IV-69

* 49. Diamond Triumph Auto Glass, Inc. (USA) IV-70

* 50. Dora Automotive Industry The automotive industry is the industry involved in the design, development, manufacture, marketing, and sale of motor vehicles. In 2006, more than 69 million motor vehicles, including cars and commercial vehicles were produced worldwide.  And Trade, Inc. (Turkey) IV-71

* 51. Dr. Genthe GmbH And Co. Glashlttenwerk (Germany) IV-71

* 52. Dubleksglass Ind., Inc. (Turkey) IV-72

* 53. DuPont Glass Laminating Solutions (USA) IV-73

* 54. Dura Automotive Systems Dura Automotive Systems (Pink Sheets: DRRAQ), headquartered in Rochester Hills, Michigan, USA was ranked in the 2006 Fortune 1000. It is engaged in the business of manufacturing and distribution of automotive components. , Inc. (USA) IV-75

* Dura Automotive Body & Glass Systems GmbH & Co. KG (Germany) IV-81

* 55. Enbee Safety Glass Works Pvt., Ltd. (India) IV-82

* 56. Equalizer Industries, Inc. (USA) IV-82

* 57. Eray Group (Turkey) IV-83

* 58. ERTL Glas Sro (Czech Republic) IV-83

* 59. F. Barkow, Inc. (USA) IV-84

* 60. Fasadglas (Sweden) IV-85

* 61. Fastemp Glass Company (USA) IV-85

* 62. Finn Lamex Safety Glass Oy (Finland) IV-86

* 63. Freeglass GmbH & Company (Germany) IV-86

* 64. Fuyao Glass Industry Group Co., Ltd. (China) IV-87

* Greenville Glass Industries, Inc. (USA) IV-88

* 65. Gerom S.A (Romania) IV-89

* 66. Glasfit Pty., (Ltd.) (South Africa) IV-89

* 67. Glaspo - grzegorzew Sp. z.o.o. (Poland) IV-90

* 68. Glass Photonics, Inc. (USA) IV-90

* 69. Glass Technology, Inc. (USA) IV-91

* 70. Glassrobots OY (Finland) IV-92

* 71. Glasstech, Inc. (USA) IV-94

* 72. Glass America, Inc. (USA) IV-97

* 73. Gomelsteklo (Gomelglass) JSC JSC Johnson Space Center (NASA)
JSC Joint Stock Company
JSC Java Studio Creator
JSC Joint Steering Committee
JSC Joint Standing Committee
JSC Journal of Symbolic Computation
JSC Joint Scientific Committee
 (Belarus) IV-97

* 74. GSC GSC gas-solid chromatography.  Toughened Glass Toughened glass or tempered glass is a type of glass that has increased strength and will usually shatter into small fragments when broken. Properties
Toughened glass is strong, has enhanced thermal resistance, and breaks into small cuboid fragments rather than
 Pvt., Ltd. (India) IV-98

* 75. Guangzhou Dongxu Automobile Glass Co., Ltd. (China) IV-98

* 76. Guardian Industries Corporation (USA) IV-99

* Guardian Automotive Europe SA (Luxembourg) IV-101

* Guardian Llodio Uno S.L. (Spain) IV-102

* 77. Gurucharan Auto Industries (India) IV-104

* 78. Hard Glass SpA (Italy) IV-105

* 79. Harmon Autoglass, Inc. (USA) IV-106

* 80. Head West, Inc. (USA) IV-107

* 81. Hehr International, Inc. (USA) IV-108

* 82. Hill, Lowell S, Enterprises (USA) IV-110

* 83. HS - Hirschler Windscreens and Windshields (Hungary) Iberica de Mecanismos S.A. (Spain) IV-110

* 84. IFE Ife (ē`fā), city (1991 est. pop. 262,000), SW Nigeria. Located in a farm region, the city is an important center for marketing and shipping cacao. According to tradition, Ife is the oldest Yoruba town (founded c.1300).  Tebel Australia Pty., Ltd. (Australia) IV-111

* 85. Industrias E. DAZ, SA (Spain) IV-112

* 86. Intraco Corporation (USA) IV-112

* 87. Invisaguard LLC (USA) IV-113

* 88. Isoclima SpA (Italy) IV-114

* 89. JYDSK Auto-Glas (Denmark) IV-115

* 90. Krystal Ltd. (Ukraine) IV-115

* 91. Kuttilan Autolasi Oy (Finland) IV-116

* 92. Kwik-Fit Holding Plc (UK) IV-117

* 93. Lamiver, Inc. (Canada) IV-118

* 94. Libbey-Nippon Holdings, Inc. (Japan) IV-119

* 95. LPM (Lines Per Minute) The number of lines a printer can print or a scanner can scan in a minute.

lpm - lines per minute
 (Russia) IV-119

* 96. Lumiglass Industries LLC (UAE (Uninterruptible Application Error) The name given to a crash in Windows 3.0. In subsequent versions of Windows, a crash was called a "General Protection Fault," "Application Error" or "Illegal Operation." See crash in Windows and abend. ) IV-120

* 97. Magistral mag·is·tral
Prepared as specified by a physician's prescription. Used of medicine.
 Ltd. (Russia) IV-120

* 98. Magna Donnelly (USA) IV-121

* Donnelly Euroglas Systems Sarl (France) IV-123

* Donnelly Hohe Espana S.A (Spain) IV-123

* Donnelly Italia (Italy) IV-123

* 99. Malaysian Sheet Glass Berhad (Malaysia) IV-124

* 100. Marcy Enterprises, Inc. (USA) IV-126

* 101. McGrory Glass, Inc. (USA) IV-127

* 102. Midwest Glass, Inc. (USA) IV-128

* 103. Mulia Auto Glass (Indonesia) IV-129

* 104. Naugatuck Glass Co. (USA) IV-130

* 105. Nilsen Glass & Mirror Co. (USA) IV-131

* 106. Nippon Sheet Glass Co., Ltd. (Japan) IV-132

* Pilkington Plc (UK) IV-134

* Pilkington Special Glass Ltd. (UK) IV-137

* Pilkington North America, Inc. (USA) IV-138

* Pilkington (Australia) Ltd. (Australia) IV-139

* Pilkington Automotive Finland Oy (Finland) IV-140

* Pilkington Lamino Oy (Finland) IV-140

* Pilkington Automotive Espana SA (Spain) IV-140

* Pilkington Automotive Deutschland GmbH (Germany) IV-141

* Pilkington Automotive Espana SA (Spain) IV-141

* Pilkington Polska Sp. z.o.o (Poland) IV-142

* Pilkington Siv SpA (Italy) IV-143

* Pilkington Sverige AB (Sweden) IV-143

* 107. Nordglass Sp zoo SP ZOO Spolka Z Ograniczona Odpowiedzialnoscia (Poland: Limited Company)  (Poland) IV-144

* 108. Nordlamex Safety Glass Oy (Finland) IV-144

* 109. Oldcastle, Inc. (USA) IV-145

* 110. Oran Palmach Zova (Israel) IV-146

* 111. Owens Corning Corporation (USA) IV-147

* 112. Parabrisas Citsa De Mexico SA de CV (Mexico) IV-152

* 113. Parabrisas Crinamex de Guanajuato (Chile) IV-152

* 114. Peilituote Oy (Finland) IV-152

* 115. Percy Lane Products Ltd. (UK) IV-153

* 116. PMK-Central Glass Co., Ltd. (Thailand) IV-154

* 117. PPG Industries, Inc. (USA) IV-155

* PPG PPG Points Per Game (basketball player statistic)
PPG Power Play Goals (hockey)
PPG Planning Policy Guidance (UK)
PPG Programmable Pulse Generator
PPG Power Puff Girls
 Auto Glass (USA) IV-161

* PPG Canada, Inc. (Canada) IV-161

* PPG Paints Trading (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. (China) IV-162

* 118. Prelco, Inc. (Canada) IV-163

* 119. PT Mulia Industrindo (Indonesia) IV-164

* 120. Ranger Group (Italy) IV-164

* 121. Recticel Ltd. (UK) IV-165

* 122. Safelite Glass Corporation (USA) IV-166

* 123. Salgglas Glass-Industry (Hungary) IV-167

* 124. Schott Ag (Germany) IV-168

* Schott France Sarl (France) IV-179

* Schott Svenska AB (Sweden) IV-179

* 125. Securit SA (Romania) IV-180

* 126. Segla Multi-Trade Co. (Poland) IV-181

* 127. Service Glass Co., Inc. (USA) IV-181

* 128. Shanghai Yaopi Glass Co., Ltd. (China) IV-182

* 129. Shatterprufe Pty., Ltd. (South Africa) IV-182

* 130. Sierracin Corporation (USA) IV-183

* 131. Sklo-Servis Ltd. (Ukraine) IV-183

* 132. Soliver Group (Belgium) IV-184

* 133. Solutia, Inc. (USA) IV-185

* 135. Spec-Temp, Inc. (USA) IV-191

* 136. Steklolux (Russia) IV-192

* 137. Sure Safe Glass Works Pvt., Ltd. (India) IV-192

* 138. Tamglass Safety Glass Ltd. (Finland) IV-193

* 139. Taylor Made Glass & Systems Ltd. (USA) IV-194

* 140. Thai Safety Glass Company (Thailand) IV-195

* 141. Tyneside Safety Glass Co., Ltd. (UK) IV-195

* 142. United L-N Glass, Inc. (USA) IV-196

* 143. Verres Industriels SA (Switzerland) IV-197

* 144. Vertal Sud-Est (France) IV-198

* 145. Vidrio Plano De Mexico, SA de CV (Mexico) IV-198

* 146. Vidrio Sekurit Saint-Gobain De Mexico SA de CV (Mexico) IV-199

* 147. Visteon Automotive Systems (USA) IV-200

* 148. Visteon Corporation (USA) IV-201

* 149. Vitrauld S.A. de C.V. (Mexico) IV-210

* 150. Vitro SA de CV (Mexico) IV-211

* Binswanger Glass (USA) IV-214

* 151. Well-Tuf Safety Glass (India) IV-215

* 152. Willemse Glass, Inc. (USA) IV-215

* 153. Windshield Glass (USA) IV-215

* 154. Xinyi Glass Holdings Limited (China) IV-216

* 155. Xinyl Glass North America (Canada) IV-218

* 156. Yantai Yihua Autoglass Co., Ltd. (China) IV-218

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