市場調查報告書 - 210414

全球玻璃纖維市場

Glass Fibers

出版商 Global Industry Analysts, Inc.
出版日期 2011年08月01日 內容資訊 英文 471 Pages
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全球玻璃纖維市場 Glass Fibers
出版日期: 2011年08月01日 內容資訊: 英文 471 Pages

本報告已在2013年10月12日停止出版。

簡介

本報告提供全球玻璃纖維(玻璃纖維)市場的相關調查,市場的趨勢與課題,產品概要與最終用途,原料趨勢,各公司的策略性開發趨勢,全球各地區市場趨勢,彙整加入此市場的企業簡介,為您概述為以下內容。

第1章 簡介·調查方法·產品定義

第2章 產業概要

  • 玻璃纖維
  • 不景氣和復甦
  • 建築產業
  • 汽車產業
  • 家電產品
  • 市場影響因素
  • 面臨的相關課題
  • 玻璃纖維
  • 玻璃纖維市場
  • 美國:保持市場佔有率
  • "市場競爭激烈
  • 競爭模式

第3章 趨勢與課題

  • 高級材料挑戰強化玻璃市場的主導地位
  • 利基領域的玻璃纖維的需求
  • 玻璃纖維製造轉移到亞洲
  • 強化塑膠的新的應用領域
  • 環保建築促進隔熱產品的銷售額
  • 可回收材料使用增加
  • 玻璃纖維氈市場
  • 玻璃纖維長期強化聚丙烯:成長市場

第4章 產品概要

  • 玻璃纖維:簡介
  • 主要的特徵
  • 對健康的危害
  • 簡歷
  • 玻璃纖維生產過程
  • 玻璃纖維的種類
  • 組成的基礎
  • 玻璃纖維的商業的形態
  • 其他的產品
  • 玻璃纖維的品管
  • 玻璃纖維的再利用

第5章 最終用途市場

  • 玻璃纖維
    • 最終用途
      • 住宅建築
      • 非住宅建築
      • 工業·商業用設備
  • 玻璃纖維
    • 最終用途
      • 建築
      • 汽車
      • 工業·商業設備
      • 海洋
      • 家電
      • 紙·布料

第6章 原料

  • 二氧化矽
  • 金屬氧化物

第7章 玻璃纖維替代品

  • 玄武岩纖維
  • 發泡塑膠

第8章 產品技術創新·引進

第9章 近幾年的產品技術創新·引進

第10章 近幾年的產業活動

第11章 近幾年企業的策略性開發

第12章 參與企業

  • AGY Holding Corp
  • China Fiberglass Co., Ltd.
  • Jushi Group Co., Ltd.
  • Chongqing International Compound Materials Co., Ltd.
  • Guardian Fiberglass, Inc.
  • Johns Manville Corporation
  • Knauf
  • Nippon Sheet Glass Co., Ltd.
  • Owens Corning, Inc.
  • PPG Industries, Inc.
  • Compagnie De Saint-Gobain
  • Saint-Gobain Isover
  • Saint-Gobain Vetrotex
  • Taishan Fiberglass, Inc.
  • Uralita Group

第13章 全球市場預測

第14章 美國市場

第15章 加拿大市場

第16章 日本市場

第17章 歐洲市場

  • 法國
  • 德國
  • 義大利
  • 英國
  • 西班牙
  • 俄羅斯
  • 其他

第18章 亞太地區市場

第19章 中東市場

第20章 南美市場

企業簡介:72間企業(包含87間企業·子公司)

目錄

Table of Contents

1. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS 1

  • Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations 1
  • Disclaimers 2
  • Data Interpretation & Reporting Level 3
    • Quantitative Techniques & Analytics 3
  • Product Definitions and Scope of Study 3
    • Glass Wool 4
    • End-Use Segments 4
    • Housing Construction 4
    • Non-Residential Construction 4
    • Industrial/Commercial Equipment 5
    • Others 5
    • Textile Glass Fibers 5
    • End Use Segments 5
    • Construction 5
    • Automotive 5
    • Industrial/Commercial Equipment 6
    • Marine 6
    • Consumer Goods 6
    • Paper & Fabrics 6
    • Others 6

2. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW 7

  • Glass Fiber - Gaining Omnipresence Status 7
  • Recession & Recovery 7
    • Table 1: GDP Growth Trend Across Major Economies: 2009-2012E (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 8
  • Construction Industry 9
    • Recession and Construction Industry 9
    • Nonresidential Building Market 10
    • Residential Building 10
  • Automobile Industry 10
    • Table 2: Worldwide Automobile Industry: Annual Sales Figures for Automobiles* in ' 000' Units for Years 2006 Through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 11
    • Table 3: Worldwide Automobile Industry: Annual Production Figures for Automobiles* in ' 000' Units for Years 2006 Through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 12
  • Consumer and Electronic Goods 12
  • Factors Influencing the Market 13
  • Challenges Faced 13
  • Textile Glass Fibers 13
  • Glass Wool Market 14
  • US - Ceding Market Share 15
  • Enter ' The Dragon' 15
  • Competitive Scenario 15
    • Table 4: World Fiberglass Production by Leading Players (2009): Percentage Breakdown of Output for Owen Corning, Saint Gobain, China Fiberglass Co., Ltd., PPG Industries, Chongqing Polycomp International Corp., Taishan Fiberglass, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 16

3. TRENDS AND ISSUES 17

  • Advanced Materials Challenge Glass Dominance in Reinforcement Market 17
  • Demand for Glass Fiber in Niche Applications 17
  • Glass Fiber Manufacturing Shifts to Asia 17
  • New Application Areas for Reinforced Plastics 18
  • Eco-codes for Buildings Drive Sales of Insulation Products 18
  • Increasing Use of Recycled Materials 19
  • Thriving Glass Fiber Mat Market 19
  • Long-Glass-Fiber-Reinforced Polypropylene - A Growing Market 19

4. PRODUCT OVERVIEW 20

  • Glass Fiber - An Introduction 20
  • Key Features 20
    • Table 5: Physical Properties of Glass Fibers 20
    • Table 6: Electrical Properties of Glass Fibers 21
  • Health Hazards 21
  • A Brief History 21
  • Glass Fiber Production Process 21
  • Types of Glass Fibers 22
    • On Basis of Geometry 22
    • Glass Wool 22
    • Glass Wool for Insulation 23
    • Competing Insulation Products 23
    • Textile Glass Fiber 23
    • Reinforcement of Composites 24
  • On Basis of Composition 25
    • Types of Glass Fibers 26
    • Characteristics of Select Types of Glass Fiber 26
    • A-Glass 26
    • C-Glass 27
    • D-Glass 27
    • E-Glass 27
    • S-Glass 27
    • Table 7: Structural Composition of Various Glass Fibers 28
  • Commercial Forms of Glass Fiber: An Insight into Select Products 28
    • Fiberglass Roving 28
    • Woven Rovings 29
    • Fiberglass Mats 29
    • Textile Yarns 29
    • Texturized Yarn 30
    • Carded Glass Fiber 30
  • Other Products 30
    • Glass Fiber Filters 30
    • Hybrid Fibers 30
    • Fiber Glass Ladders 30
    • Specialty Glass Fiber 30
    • Glass Fiber Reinforced Composite Mesh 31
    • Glass Fiber Reinforced Concrete (GRC) 31
  • Quality Control in Glass Fibers 31
  • Glass Fiber Recycling 31

5. END-USE MARKETS 32

  • Glass Wool 32
    • End-Use Segments 32
    • Housing Construction 32
    • Non-Residential Construction 32
    • Industrial/Commercial Equipment 32
    • Others 32
  • Textile Glass Fibers 32
    • End Use Segments 33
    • Construction 33
    • Automotive 33
    • Industrial/Commercial Equipment 33
    • Marine 33
    • Consumer Goods 33
    • Paper & Fabrics 34
    • Others 34

6. RAW MATERIALS 35

  • Silica 35
    • Types of Silica 35
  • Metal Oxides 35

7. SUBSTITUTES TO GLASS FIBERS 36

  • Basalt Fiber 36
    • Basalt Woven Fabric 36
    • Basalt Chopped Fiber 36
    • Basalt Roving and Yarns 36
  • Foamed Plastics 36
  • Others 36
    • Advanced Fibers 36
    • Plastic Optical Fiber (POF) 36
    • Commingled Fiber Roving 37
    • Natural Fibers 37

8. PRODUCT INNOVATIONS/INTRODUCTIONS 38

  • Owens Corning Unveils New Grades of Short Glass Fiber Reinforcements 38
  • AGY Rolls Out S-3 HDI(tm) Glass Fiber for High Performance PCBs 38
  • Owens Corning Introduces HydroStrand(tm) Glass Fiber 38
  • AGY Introduces New Sizing System for E-Glass Yarns 39
  • Guardian Introduces New Fiberglass Insulation with ecoGuard(tm) Technology 39
  • aerodyn Qualifies PPG' s HYBON(r) 2206 Direct Roving Fiberglass 39
  • Owens Corning Rolls Out OptiFlow(tm) Reinforcements 39
  • AGY Introduces E-Glass Fiber in Europe 40
  • AGY Launches S-1 HM(tm) Rovings 40
  • Knauf Insulation Introduces New Line of Glass Wool Products 40
  • Johns Manville Rolls Out StabilStrand(r) 41
  • Knauf Improves Friendly Feel(r) Duct Wrap Using ECOSE(r) Technology 41
  • Knauf Introduces Sonic XP(tm) Duct Liner 41
  • AGY Launches S-1 Glass(tm) Fiber 41
  • 3B Unveils AdvantexTM DS 2200-13P Chopped Strand 42
  • AGY Launches HPB Glass Fiber for Use in Medical Device Implant 42
  • AGY Rolls Out L-Glass Fiber for Printed Wiring Board 42
  • PPG Industries Introduces Mil-Tough Inorganic Composite Binder Panels 43
  • Gibson Enterprises and Jushi Group Unveil E6 Enhanced Glass Fiber 43
  • PPG Industries Rolls Out Hybon 2026 Fiber Glass Roving in China 43
  • Knauf Introduces Redi-Klad(tm) Fiber Glass Pipe Insulation 44
  • AGY Unveils New Quicksilver and Featherlight Glass Fibers 44
  • Primalex Introduces New Glass Fiber Wallpapers 44
  • RTP Unveils PEEK Impact Resistant Fiber 44
  • AGY Introduces New S-Series(tm) High Performance Materials Product Line 44
  • CertainTeed Launches DryRight(tm) Fiberglass Insulation 45
  • Knauf Insulation Unveils EcoBatt(tm) Glasswool Insulation 45
  • Ticona Engineering Polymers Launches Hostaform Long Glass Fiber Acetal Copolymer 45

9. PRODUCT INNOVATIONS/INTRODUCTIONS IN THE RECENT PAST 46

  • Hexcel Introduces Fiber Glass Fabric for Surfboards 46
  • Johns Manville Introduces Novel Microfiber 46
  • Owens Launches FIBERGLAS(tm) Pipe Insulation 46
  • PPG Expands TufRov LFT Product Line 46
  • Owens Corning Unveils Next Generation Glass Fibers 46
  • Unitika Unveils Fire-Proof Glass Fiber Textile 47

10. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY 48

  • China Fiberglass Takes Over Full Equity Stake in Jushi Group 48
  • China Fiberglass to Purchase 50% Stake in P-D Jushi Interglas 48
  • Guardian Fiberglass to Expand Production at Olive Branch Facility 48
  • Nanocyl and 3B-Fiberglass Ink Agreement 48
  • Granite Equity Partners Snaps Up GEOTEK 49
  • AGY Acquires Stake in Shanghai Grace Technology 49
  • Gulf Craft Selects Garmin for Outfitting Two Yacht and Boat Brands 49
  • Doshion-Veolia to Ink Memorandum of Understandings 49
  • Reinforced Plastic System Takes Over Chautauqua Fiberglass 49
  • Hitachi Zosen Buys Controlling Stake in Nippon Basic Technology Laboratory 50
  • Knauf Insulation to Commence Full Production of EcoBatt Glasswool Insulation 50
  • CertainTeed Insulation Takes Over OFI Income Fund 50
  • Sabic Acquires RheMax Branded Compounds Line from RheTech 50
  • Glasswool Insulation Technology Establishes New Company 51
  • Neman Glassworks to Establish Glass Wool Plant 51
  • California Mantel Takes Over Sierra Concrete Design 51
  • Owens Corning Converting Composite Glass Making Facilities 51
  • China Fiberglass to Establish Factory 51
  • China Fiberglass to Make Investment in Fiberglass Projects 52
  • Solid Concepts Takes Over Composite Tooling Technologies 52
  • Group DKG Purchases An-Cor Industrial Plastics 52
  • Jushi (India) FRP Accessories to invest in Fiber Glass Plant 52
  • Frontline Strategy Buys Stake in Shriram SEPL Composites 52
  • Saint-Gobain Purchases Interest in MAG from Nippon Sheet Glass 52
  • AGY Acquires Continuous Filament Mat Business from Owens Corning 53
  • AGY Expands Manufacturing Capacity of S-2 Glass(r) Fiber Products 53
  • Platinum Equity Buys Two Composite Production Plants from Owens Corning 53
  • Glass Fiber Technology Opens Fiberglass Factory 53
  • Glass Fiber Technology and ARKEMA Sign Agreement 54
  • Saleh & Abdulaziz Abahsain Company Establish Fiber Glass Plant 54
  • Owens Corning to Increase Production Capacity 54
  • Joussour Company Purchases Majority Stake in Eastern Petrochemicals Company 54
  • PPG Sinoma Jinjing Fiber Glass to Increase Fiber Glass Production 55
  • Fiberex Technologies Bags Contract from Eastern Petrochemicals Company 55
  • CTG Starts Work on Alkali-Free Direct-Melt Glass Fiber Production Line 55
  • URSA Insulation to Set Up Glass Wool Plant in UK 56

11. STRATEGIC CORPORATE DEVELOPMENTS IN THE RECENT PAST 57

  • Owens Acquires Saint-Gobain Subsidiary 57
  • World Bank Subsidiary to Acquire Stake in Owens Corning India 57
  • Crane Takes Over Owens' Composite Business 57
  • Euramax Acquires Select Businesses from Owens Corning Fabwel 57
  • China Fiberglass Raises Stake in Jushi 57
  • Sintex Acquires Majority Stake in Wausaukee Composites 57
  • ZCL Acquires XAHC 58
  • AGY Raises Production Capacity 58
  • Asahi to Divest Fiber Glass Business 58
  • AGY Acquires Owens Corning' s CFM Business 58
  • Guardian to Establish Manufacturing Facility in Washington 58
  • PPG and Devold Enter into a Joint Venture 58
  • RTP Company Expands Long Fiber Thermoplastics Production in China 59
  • Gunther Kast Invests in Hungary to Expand Production Capacity of Fiber Glass Fabric 59
  • Saint-Gobain Isover Aims to Construct New Glass Wool Factory in France 59
  • PPG Sets Up Waste Glass Recycling Plant 60
  • Owens Corning Acquires Composites Solutions Division of Asahi Fiber Glass 60
  • Ahlstrom to Invest in US Glass Fiber Facility 60
  • Glass Fiber to Start a Manufacturing Plant in Tucson 61
  • Fiberex Glass and Taishan Fiberglass Enter into an Alliance 61
  • Owens Corning India Expands Glass Fabric Knitting Line 61
  • Zamil Industrial Investment Takes Over Arabian Fiberglass Insulation Company 62
  • Saint-Gobain Acquires BPB 62
  • Teknik Izolasyon Merges with Izocam 62
  • China Fiberglass Signs Equity Transfer Agreement with Sorist Financial 62
  • Helm Enters Distribution Agreement with Jushi 63
  • Fiber Glass Systems Starts New Factory in China 63
  • Twiga Fiberglass Starts 10,000 TPA Fiberglass Wool Insulation Plant in India 63
  • Chongqing International Compound Materials Starts Glass Fiber Production Base in China 63

12. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS 64

  • AGY Holding Corp (USA) 64
  • China Fiberglass Co., Ltd. (China) 64
    • Jushi Group Co., Ltd. (China) 64
  • Chongqing International Compound Materials Co., Ltd. (China) 65
  • Guardian Fiberglass, Inc. (USA) 65
  • Johns Manville Corporation (USA) 66
  • Knauf (Germany) 66
  • Nippon Sheet Glass Co., Ltd. (Japan) 67
  • Owens Corning, Inc. (USA) 67
  • PPG Industries, Inc. (USA) 67
  • Compagnie De Saint-Gobain (France) 68
  • Saint-Gobain Isover (France) 68
    • Saint-Gobain Vetrotex (Germany) 68
  • Taishan Fiberglass, Inc. (China) 69
  • Uralita Group (Spain) 69

13. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE 70

  • Table 8: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Glass Fibers by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 70
  • Table 9: World Historic Review for Glass Fibers by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 71
  • Table 10: World 15-Year Perspective for Glass Fibers by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin America Markets for Years 2003, 2010 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 72
  • Product Segment Market Analytics 73
  • Table 11: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Glass Wool by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 73
  • Table 12: World Historic Review for Glass Wool by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 74
  • Table 13: World 15-Year Perspective for Glass Wool by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin America Markets for Years 2003, 2010 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 75
  • Table 14: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Textile Glass Fiber by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 76
  • Table 15: World Historic Review for Textile Glass Fiber by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 77
  • Table 16: World 15-Year Perspective for Textile Glass Fiber by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin America Markets for Years 2003, 2010 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 78
  • End Use Market Analytics 79
    • Glass Wool by End-Use 79
  • Table 17: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Glass Wool Consumption in Housing Construction Market by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 79
  • Table 18: World Historic Analysis for Glass Wool Consumption in Housing Construction Market by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 80
  • Table 19: World 15-Year Perspective for Glass Wool Consumption by Housing Construction Market by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin America Markets for Years 2003, 2010 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 81
  • Table 20: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Glass Wool Consumption in Non-Residential Construction Market by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 82
  • Table 21: World Historic Analysis for Glass Wool Consumption in Non-Residential Construction Market by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 83
  • Table 22: World 15-Year Perspective for Glass Wool Consumption by Non-Residential Construction Market by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin America Markets for Years 2003, 2010 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 84
  • Table 23: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Glass Wool Consumption in Industrial/Commercial Equipment Market by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 85
  • Table 24: World Historic Analysis for Glass Wool Consumption in Industrial/Commercial Equipment Market by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 86
  • Table 25: World 15-Year Perspective for Glass Wool Consumption by Industrial/Commercial Equipment Market by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin America Markets for Years 2003, 2010 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 87
  • Table 26: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Glass Wool Consumption in Others Market by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 88
  • Table 27: World Historic Analysis for Glass Wool Consumption in Others Market by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 89
  • Table 28: World 15-Year Perspective for Glass Wool Consumption by Others Market by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin America Markets for Years 2003, 2010 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 90
    • Textile Glass Fibers by End-Use 91
  • Table 29: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Textile Glass Fibers Consumption in Construction Industry by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 91
  • Table 30: World Historic Analysis for Textile Glass Fibers Consumption in Construction Industry by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 92
  • Table 31: World 15-Year Perspective for Textile Glass Fibers Consumption by Construction Industry by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin America Markets for Years 2003, 2010 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 93
  • Table 32: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Textile Glass Fibers Consumption in Automotive Industry by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 94
  • Table 33: World Historic Analysis for Textile Glass Fibers Consumption in Automotive Industry by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 95
  • Table 34: World 15-Year Perspective for Textile Glass Fibers Consumption by Automotive Industry by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin America Markets for Years 2003, 2010 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 96
  • Table 35: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Textile Glass Fibers Consumption in Industrial/Commercial Equipment Industry by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 97
  • Table 36: World Historic Analysis for Textile Glass Fibers Consumption in Industrial/Commercial Equipment Industry by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 98
  • Table 37: World 15-Year Perspective for Textile Glass Fibers Consumption by Industrial/Commercial Equipment Industry by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin America Markets for Years 2003, 2010 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 99
  • Table 38: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Textile Glass Fibers Consumption in Marine Industry by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 100
  • Table 39: World Historic Analysis for Textile Glass Fibers Consumption in Marine Industry by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 101
  • Table 40: World 15-Year Perspective for Textile Glass Fibers Consumption by Marine Industry by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin America Markets for Years 2003, 2010 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 102
  • Table 41: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Textile Glass Fibers Consumption in Consumer Goods Industry by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 103
  • Table 42: World Historic Analysis for Textile Glass Fibers Consumption in Consumer Goods Industry by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 104
  • Table 43: World 15-Year Perspective for Textile Glass Fibers Consumption by Consumer Goods Industry by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin America Markets for Years 2003, 2010 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 105
  • Table 44: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Textile Glass Fibers Consumption in Paper & Fabrics Industry by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 106
  • Table 45: World Historic Analysis for Textile Glass Fibers Consumption in Paper & Fabrics Industry by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 107
  • Table 46: World 15-Year Perspective for Textile Glass Fibers Consumption by Paper & Fabrics Industry by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin America Markets for Years 2003, 2010 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 108
  • Table 47: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Textile Glass Fibers Consumption in Other Industry by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 109
  • Table 48: World Historic Analysis for Textile Glass Fibers Consumption in Other Industries by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 110
  • Table 49: World 15-Year Perspective for Textile Glass Fibers Consumption by Other Industry by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin America Markets for Years 2003, 2010 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 111

14. THE UNITED STATES 112

  • A. Market Analysis 112
    • Outlook 112
    • Impact of Recession 112
    • US Faces Stiff Competition from China 112
    • Segment Review 112
    • Textile Glass Fiber 112
    • Glass Wool 113
    • Table 50: North American Insulation Market (2010): Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenues for Glass Wool, Plastic Foam, Stone Wool and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 114
    • Overview of Major End-Use Markets 114
    • Construction Market 114
    • Table 51: Housing Starts in the United States (2006-2012): Yearly Breakdown of Number of Housing Starts (In 000 Units) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 115
    • Table 52: Building Permits in the United States (2006- Mar 2011): Yearly Breakdown of Number of Permits (In ' 000s) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 116
    • Congress Extends Energy Tax Credit 116
    • Automobile Market 116
    • Table 53: US Automobile Industry Annual Production Figures by Passenger Cars and Commercial Vehicles in ' 000' Units for Years 2006 Through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 117
    • Rising Demand for Fiberglass Windows 118
    • Competition 118
    • Table 54: US Glass Fiber Market (2009): Percentage Breakdown of Revenue Share for Leading Players in the US Glass Fiber Market for Owens Corning, Johns Manville, Certain Teed, PPG, Knauf Insulation and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 118
  • B. Market Analytics 119
    • Table 55: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Glass Fibers by Product Segment - Glass Wool Insulation and Textile Glass Fibers Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 119
    • Table 56: US Historic Analysis for Glass Fibers by Product Segment - Glass Wool Insulation and Textile Glass Fibers Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 119
    • Table 57: US 15-Year Perspective for Glass Fibers by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Glass Wool Insulation and Textile Glass Fibers Markets for 2003, 2010 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 120
    • Table 58: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysi for Glass Wool by End-Use Segment - Housing Construction, Non-Residential Construction, Industrial/ Commercial Equipment and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 121
    • Table 59: US Historic Analysis for Glass Wool by End-Use Segment - Housing Construction, Non-Residential Construction, Industrial/Commercial Equipment and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 122
    • Table 60: US 15-Year Perspective for Glass Wool by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for Housing Construction, Non-Residential Construction, Industrial/Commercial Equipment and Others Markets for 2003, 2010 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 123
    • Table 61: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Textile Glass Fibers by End-Use Segment -Construction, Automotive, Industrial/Commercial Equipment, Marine, Consumer Goods, Paper & Fabrics and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 124
    • Table 62: US Historic Analysis for Textile Glass Fibers by End-Use Segment - Construction, Automotive, Industrial/ Commercial Equipment, Marine, Consumer Goods, Paper & Fabrics and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 125
    • Table 63: US 15-Year Perspective for Textile Glass Fibers by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Construction, Automotive, Industrial/Commercial Equipment, Marine, Consumer Goods, Paper & Fabrics and Others Markets for 2003, 2010 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 126

15. CANADA 127

  • A. Market Analysis 127
    • Outlook 127
    • Major End-Use Markets: An Insight 127
    • Construction Market 127
    • Table 64: Housing Starts in Canada (2006-2010): Breakdown of Number of Housing Starts by Province (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 128
    • Automotive Market 128
    • Table 65: Canadian Automobile Industry: Annual Production Figures for Passenger Cars and Commercial Vehicles in ' 000' Units for Years 2006 Through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 129
  • B. Market Analytics 129
    • Table 66: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Glass Fibers by Product Segment - Glass Wool Insulation and Textile Glass Fibers Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 129
    • Table 67: Canadian Historic Analysis for Glass Fibers by Product Segment - Glass Wool Insulation and Textile Glass Fibers Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 130
    • Table 68: Canadian 15-Year Perspective for Glass Fibers by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for Glass Wool Insulation and Textile Glass Fibers Markets for 2003, 2010 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 130
    • Table 69: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Glass Wool by End-Use Segment - Housing Construction, Non-Residential Construction, Industrial/Commercial Equipment and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 131
    • Table 70: Canadian Historic Analysis for Glass Wool by End-Use Segment - Housing Construction, Non-Residential Construction, Industrial/Commercial Equipment and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 132
    • Table 71: Canadian 15-Year Perspective for Glass Wool by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for Housing Construction, Non-Residential Construction, Industrial/Commercial Equipment and Others Markets for 2003, 2010 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 133
    • Table 72: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Textile Glass Fibers by End-Use Segment -Construction, Automotive, Industrial/Commercial Equipment, Marine, Consumer Goods, Paper & Fabric and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 134
    • Table 73: Canadian Historic Analysis for Textile Glass Fibers by End-Use Segment - Construction, Automotive, Industrial/Commercial Equipment, Marine, Consumer Goods, Paper & Fabrics and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 135
    • Table 74: Canadian 15-Year Perspective for Textile Glass Fibers by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Construction, Automotive, Industrial/Commercial Equipment, Marine, Consumer Goods, Paper & Fabrics and Others Markets for 2003, 2010 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 136

16. JAPAN 137

  • A. Market Analysis 137
    • Outlook 137
    • Overview of Major End-Use Markets 137
    • Construction Market 137
    • Table 75: Annual Housing Starts in Japan (2006-2011) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 138
    • Insulation Products Market: An Overview 138
    • Table 76: Insulation Market in Japan (2010): Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenues for Foamed Plastics, Glass Fiber, Mineral Wool, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 138
    • Automotive Market 139
    • Table 77: Japanese Automobile Industry: Annual Production Figures for Passenger Cars and Commercial Vehicles in ' 000' Units for Years 2006 Through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 139
  • B. Market Analytics 140
    • Table 78: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Glass Fibers by Product Segment - Glass Wool Insulation and Textile Glass Fibers Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 140
    • Table 79: Japanese Historic Analysis for Glass Fibers by Product Segment - Glass Wool Insulation and Textile Glass Fibers Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 140
    • Table 80: Japanese 15-Year Perspective for Glass Fibers by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for Glass Wool Insulation and Textile Glass Fibers Markets for 2003, 2010 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 141
    • Table 81: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Glass Wool by End-Use Segment - Housing Construction, Non-Residential Construction, Industrial/Commercial Equipment and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 142
    • Table 82: Japanese Historic Analysis for Glass Wool by End-Use Segment - Housing Construction, Non-Residential Construction, Industrial/Commercial Equipment and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 143
    • Table 83: Japanese 15-Year Perspective for Glass Wool by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for Housing Construction, Non-Residential Construction, Industrial/Commercial Equipment and Others Markets for 2003, 2010 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 144
    • Table 84: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Textile Glass Fibers by End-Use Segment -Construction, Automotive, Industrial/Commercial Equipment, Marine, Consumer Goods, Paper & Fabrics and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 145
    • Table 85: Japanese Historic Analysis for Textile Glass Fibers by End-Use Segment - Construction, Automotive, Industrial/Commercial Equipment, Marine, Consumer Goods, Paper & Fabrics and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 146
    • Table 86: Japanese 15-Year Perspective for Textile Glass Fibers by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Construction, Automotive, Industrial/Commercial Equipment, Marine, Consumer Goods, Paper & Fabrics and Others Markets for 2003, 2010 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 147

17. EUROPE 148

  • A. Market Analysis 148
    • Outlook 148
    • Housing Slowdown Affects Glass Wool Insulation Market 148
    • Table 87: European Insulation Market (2010): Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenues for Plastic Foam, Glass Wool, Stone Wool and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 148
    • Energy Efficiency to Drive Growth 149
    • EU Imposes New Tax Tariff on Chinese Imports 149
    • Highly Consolidated Glass Wool Industry 149
    • End-Use Industries - An Insight 149
    • Construction Industry 149
    • Government Initiatives for the Construction Industry in Select European Countries 150
    • Regulations 150
    • Passive House Building Standard: An Introduction 150
    • Overview of the Automobile Industry 151
    • Table 88: European Automobile Industry: Annual Sales Figures for Automobiles in ' 000' Units for Years 2006 Through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 151
    • Table 89: European Automobile Industry: Annual Production Figures for Automobiles in ' 000' Units for Years 2006 Through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 152
    • Glass Fiber Reinforced Plastic Market 152
    • Table 90: European Glass Reinforced Plastic (GRP) Market (2010): Percentage Share Breakdown of Production Volume for Germany, Italy, UK, France, Nordic Countries, Benelux, Eastern Europe and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 152
    • Table 91: European Glass Reinforced Plastic (GRP) Market (2010): Percentage Share Breakdown of Production Volume by End Use Segments for Construction, Transport, Electronics, Sports & Leisure and Other Markets (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 153
  • B. Market Analytics 153
    • Table 92: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Glass Fibers by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 153
    • Table 93: European Historic Analysis for Glass Fibers by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 154
    • Table 94: European 15-Year Perspective for Glass Fibers by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets for 2003, 2010 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 155
    • Table 95: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Glass Fibers by Product Segment - Glass Wool Insulation and Textile Glass Fibers Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 156
    • Table 96: European Historic Analysis for Glass Fibers by Product Segment - Glass Wool Insulation and Textile Glass Fibers Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 156
    • Table 97: European 15-Year Perspective for Glass Fibers by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Glass Wool Insulation and Textile Glass Fibers Markets for 2003, 2010 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 157
    • Table 98: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Glass Wool by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 158
    • Table 99: European Historic Analysis for Glass Wool by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 159
    • Table 100: European 15-Year Perspective for Glass Wool by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets for 2003, 2010 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 160
    • Table 101: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Glass Wool by End-Use Segment - Housing Construction, Non-Residential Construction, Industrial/Commercial Equipment and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 161
    • Table 102: European Historic Analysis for Glass Wool by End-Use Segment - Housing Construction, Non-Residential Construction, Industrial/Commercial Equipment and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 162
    • Table 103: European 15-Year Perspective for Glass Wool by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Housing Construction, Non-Residential Construction, Industrial/Commercial Equipment and Others Markets for 2003, 2010 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 163
    • Table 104: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Textile Glass Fibers by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 164
    • Table 105: European Historic Analysis for Textile Glass Fibers by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 165
    • Table 106: European 15-Year Perspective for Textile Glass Fibers by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets for 2003, 2010 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 166
    • Table 107: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Textile Glass Fibers by End-Use Segment -Construction, Automotive, Industrial/Commercial Equipment, Marine, Consumer Goods, Paper & Fabrics and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 167
    • Table 108: European Historic Analysis for Textile Glass Fibers by End-Use Segment - Construction, Automotive, Industrial/Commercial Equipment, Marine, Consumer Goods, Paper & Fabrics and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures i n Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 168
    • Table 109: European 15-Year Perspective for Textile Glass Fibers by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Construction, Automotive, Industrial/Commercial Equipment, Marine, Consumer Goods, Paper & Fabrics and Others Markets for 2003, 2010 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 169

17a. FRANCE 170

  • A. Market Analysis 170
    • Outlook 170
    • Automobile Industry 170
    • Table 110: French Automobile Industry: Annual Production Figures for Passenger Cars and Commercial Vehicles in ' 000' Units for Years 2006 Through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 170
  • B. Market Analytics 171
    • Table 111: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Glass Fibers by Product Segment - Glass Wool Insulation and Textile Glass Fibers Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 171
    • Table 112: French Historic Analysis for Glass Fibers by Product Segment - Glass Wool Insulation and Textile Glass Fibers Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 171
    • Table 113: French 15-Year Perspective for Glass Fibers by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for Glass Wool Insulation and Textile Glass Fibers Markets for 2003, 2010 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 172

17b. GERMANY 173

  • A. Market Analysis 173
    • Outlook 173
    • Automobile Industry 173
    • Table 114: German Automobile Industry: Annual Production Figures for Passenger Cars and Commercial Vehicles in ' 000' Units for Years 2006 Through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 173
  • B. Market Analytics 174
    • Table 115: German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Glass Fibers by Product Segment - Glass Wool Insulation and Textile Glass Fibers Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 174
    • Table 116: German Historic Analysis for Glass Fibers by Product Segment - Glass Wool Insulation and Textile Glass Fibers Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 174
    • Table 117: German 15-Year Perspective for Glass Fibers by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Glass Wool Insulation and Textile Glass Fibers Markets for 2003, 2010 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 175

17c. ITALY 176

  • A. Market Analysis 176
    • Outlook 176
    • Automobile Industry 176
    • Table 118: Italian Automobile Industry: Annual Production Figures for Passenger Cars and Commercial Vehicles in ' 000' Units for Years 2006 Through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 176
  • B. Market Analytics 177
    • Table 119: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Glass Fibers by Product Segment - Glass Wool Insulation and Textile Glass Fibers Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 177
    • Table 120: Italian Historic Analysis for Glass Fibers by Product Segment - Glass Wool Insulation and Textile Glass Fibers Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 177
    • Table 121: Italian 15-Year Perspective for Glass Fibers by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for Glass Wool Insulation and Textile Glass Fibers Markets for 2003, 2010 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 178

17d. THE UNITED KINGDOM 179

  • A. Market Analysis 179
    • Outlook 179
    • Construction Industry 179
    • Housing Starts: Effect of Budget Cuts 179
    • Automobile Industry 180
    • Table 122: UK Automobile Industry: Annual Production Figures for Passenger Cars and Commercial Vehicles in ' 000' Units for Years 2006 Through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 180
  • B. Market Analytics 181
    • Table 123: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Glass Fibers by Product Segment - Glass Wool Insulation and Textile Glass Fibers Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 181
    • Table 124: UK Historic Analysis for Glass Fibers by Product Segment - Glass Wool Insulation and Textile Glass Fibers Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 181
    • Table 125: UK 15-Year Perspective for Glass Fibers by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Glass Wool Insulation and Textile Glass Fibers Markets for 2003, 2010 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 182

17e. SPAIN 183

  • A. Market Analysis 183
    • Outlook 183
    • Automobile Industry 183
    • Table 126: Spanish Automobile Industry: Annual Production Figures for Passenger Cars and Commercial Vehicles in ' 000' Units for Years 2006 Through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 183
  • B. Market Analytics 184
    • Table 127: Spanish Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Glass Fibers by Product Segment - Glass Wool Insulation and Textile Glass Fibers Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 184
    • Table 128: Spanish Historic Analysis for Glass Fibers by Product Segment - Glass Wool Insulation and Textile Glass Fibers Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 184
    • Table 129: Spanish 15-Year Perspective for Glass Fibers by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for Glass Wool Insulation and Textile Glass Fibers Markets for 2003, 2010 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 185

17f. RUSSIA 186

  • A. Market Analysis 186
    • Outlook 186
    • Automobile Industry 186
    • Table 130: Russian Automobile Industry: Annual Production Figures for Passenger Cars and Commercial Vehicles in ' 000' Units for Years 2006 Through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 186
    • Construction Industry 186
    • Table 131: Russian Insulation Market (2010): Percentage Share Breakdown of Value Sales for Stone Wool, Plastic Foam, and Glass Wool (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 187
    • Glass Wool Market - A Sneak Peak 187
    • Table 132: Leading Import Countries in the Russian Glass Wool Market (2008): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Shipments for Finland, Poland, Czech Republic, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 187
  • B. Market Analytics 188
    • Table 133: Russian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Glass Fibers by Product Segment - Glass Wool Insulation and Textile Glass Fibers Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 188
    • Table 134: Russian Historic Analysis for Glass Fibers by Product Segment - Glass Wool Insulation and Textile Glass Fibers Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 188
    • Table 135: Russian 15-Year Perspective for Glass Fibers by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for Glass Wool Insulation and Textile Glass Fibers Markets for 2003, 2010 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 189

17g. REST OF EUROPE 190

  • A. Market Analysis 190
    • Outlook 190
    • Automobile Industry 190
    • Table 136: Rest of Europe Automobile Industry: Annual Production Figures for Passenger Cars and Commercial Vehicles in ' 000' Units for Years 2006 Through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 190
  • B. Market Analytics 191
    • Table 137: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Glass Fibers by Product Segment - Glass Wool Insulation and Textile Glass Fibers Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 191
    • Table 138: Rest of Europe Historic Analysis for Glass Fibers by Product Segment - Glass Wool Insulation and Textile Glass Fibers Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 191
    • Table 139: Rest of Europe 15-Year Perspective for Glass Fibers by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Glass Wool Insulation and Textile Glass Fibers Markets for 2003, 2010 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 192

18. ASIA-PACIFIC 193

  • A. Market Analysis 193
    • Outlook 193
    • Insulation Market in the Far East 193
    • Table 140: Insulation Market in China and Southeast Asia (2010E): Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenues for Plastic Foam, Glass Wool, Stone Wool, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 194
    • Automotive Industry 194
    • Table 141: Asia-Pacific Automobile Industry: Annual Production Figures for Automobile Industry in ' 000' Units for Years 2006 Through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 195
    • Taiwan, China Prospects Better Electronic Glass Fiber Yarn Turnout 195
  • B. Market Analytics 196
    • Table 142: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Glass Fibers by Geographic Region - China and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 196
    • Table 143: Asia-Pacific Historic Analysis for Glass Fibers by Geographic Region - China and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 196
    • Table 144: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Glass Fibers by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for China and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets for 2003, 2010 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 197
    • Table 145: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Glass Fibers by Product Segment - Glass Wool Insulation and Textile Glass Fibers Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 198
    • Table 146: Asia-Pacific Historic Analysis for Glass Fibers by Product Segment - Glass Wool Insulation and Textile Glass Fibers Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 198
    • Table 147: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Glass Fibers by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Glass Wool Insulation and Textile Glass Fibers Markets for 2003, 2010 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 199
    • Table 148: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Glass Wool by Geographic Region - China and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 200
    • Table 149: Asia-Pacific Historic Analysis for Glass Wool by Geographic Region - China and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 200
    • Table 150: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Glass Wool by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for China and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets for 2003, 2010 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 201
    • Table 151: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Glass Wool by End-Use Segment - Housing Construction, Non-Residential Construction, Industrial/Commercial Equipment and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 202
    • Table 152: Asia-Pacific Historic Analysis for Glass Wool by End-Use Segment - Housing Construction, Non-Residential Construction, Industrial/Commercial Equipment and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 203
    • Table 153: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Glass Wool by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Housing Construction, Non-Residential Construction, Industrial/Commercial Equipment and Others Markets for 2003, 2010 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 204
    • Table 154: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Textile Glass Fibers by Geographic Region - China and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 205
    • Table 155: Asia-Pacific Historic Analysis for Textile Glass Fibers by Geographic Region - China and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 205
    • Table 156: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Textile Glass Fibers by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for China and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets for 2003, 2010 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 206
    • Table 157: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Textile Glass Fibers by End-Use Segment -Construction, Automotive, Industrial/Commercial Equipment, Marine, Consumer Goods, Paper & Fabrics and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 207
    • Table 158: Asia-Pacific Historic Analysis for Textile Glass Fibers by End-Use Segment - Construction, Automotive, Industrial/Commercial Equipment, Marine, Consumer Goods, Paper & Fabrics and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 208
    • Table 159: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Textile Glass Fibers by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Construction, Automotive, Industrial/Commercial Equipment, Marine, Consumer Goods, Paper & Fabrics and Others Markets for 2003, 2010 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 209

18a. CHINA 210

  • A. Market Analysis 210
    • Outlook 210
    • Chinese Glass Fiber Industry: A Bird' s Eye View 210
    • Glass Wool Market - An Insight 211
    • End-Use Segment: An Insight 211
    • Construction Market 211
    • Automotive Market 211
    • Table 160: Chinese Automobile Industry: Annual Production Figures for Passenger Cars and Commercial Vehicles in ' 000' Units for Years 2006 Through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 212
    • Production Scenario 212
    • Table 161: Production Capacity of Major Glass Fiber Companies in China (2010) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 213
    • Anti-Dumping Cases to Hurt Exports 213
  • B. Market Analytics 214
    • Table 162: Chinese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Glass Fibers by Product Segment - Glass Wool Insulation and Textile Glass Fibers Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 214
    • Table 163: Chinese Historic Analysis for Glass Fibers by Product Segment - Glass Wool Insulation and Textile Glass Fibers Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 214
    • Table 164: Chinese 15-Year Perspective for Glass Fibers by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for Glass Wool Insulation and Textile Glass Fibers Markets for 2003, 2010 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 215

18b. REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC 216

  • A. Market Analysis 216
    • Outlook 216
    • Automobile Industry 216
    • Table 165: Rest of Asia-Pacific Automobile Industry: Annual Production Figures for Passenger Cars and Commercial Vehicles in ' 000' Units for Years 2006 Through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 216
  • B. Market Analytics 217
    • Table 166: Rest of Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Glass Fibers by Product Segment - Glass Wool Insulation and Textile Glass Fibers Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 217
    • Table 167: Rest of Asia-Pacific Historic Analysis for Glass Fibers by Product Segment - Glass Wool Insulation and Textile Glass Fibers Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 217
    • Table 168: Rest of Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Glass Fibers by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Glass Wool Insulation and Textile Glass Fibers Markets for 2003, 2010 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 218

19. THE MIDDLE EAST 219

  • A. Market Analysis 219
    • Outlook 219
    • Construction Sector in the Middle East 219
    • Automobile Industry 220
    • Table 169: Middle East & Africa Automobile Industry: Annual Sales Figures for Passenger Cars and Commercial Vehicles in ' 000' Units for Years 2006 Through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 220
  • B. Market Analytics 220
    • Table 170: Middle East Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Glass Fibers by Product Segment - Glass Wool Insulation and Textile Glass Fibers Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 220
    • Table 171: Middle East Historic Analysis for Glass Fibers by Product Segment - Glass Wool Insulation and Textile Glass Fibers Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 221
    • Table 172: Middle East 15-Year Perspective for Glass Fibers by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Glass Wool Insulation and Textile Glass Fibers Markets for 2003, 2010 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 221
    • Table 173: Middle East Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Glass Wool by End-Use Segment - Housing Construction, Non-Residential Construction, Industrial/Commercial Equipment and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 222
    • Table 174: Middle East Historic Analysis for Glass Wool by End-Use Segment - Housing Construction, Non-Residential Construction, Industrial/Commercial Equipment and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 223
    • Table 175: Middle East 15-Year Perspective for Glass Wool by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Housing Construction, Non-Residential Construction, Industrial/Commercial Equipment and Others Markets for 2003, 2010 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 224
    • Table 176: Middle East Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Textile Glass Fibers by End-Use Segment -Construction, Automotive, Industrial/Commercial Equipment, Marine, Consumer Goods, Paper & Fabrics and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 225
    • Table 177: Middle East Historic Analysis for Textile Glass Fibers by End-Use Segment - Construction, Automotive, Industrial/Commercial Equipment, Marine, Consumer Goods, Paper & Fabrics and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 226
    • Table 178: Middle East 15-Year Perspective for Textile Glass Fibers by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Construction, Automotive, Industrial/Commercial Equipment, Marine, Consumer Goods, Paper & Fabrics and Others Markets for 2003, 2010 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 227

20. LATIN AMERICA 228

  • A. Market Analysis 228
    • Outlook 228
    • Automotive Market 228
    • Table 179: Latin American Automobile Industry: Annual Production Figures for Passenger Cars and Commercial Vehicles in ' 000' Units for Years 2006 Through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 228
  • B. Market Analytics 229
    • Table 180: Latin American Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Glass Fibers by Product Segment - Glass Wool Insulation and Textile Glass Fibers Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 229
    • Table 181: Latin American Historic Analysis for Glass Fibers by Product Segment - Glass Wool Insulation and Textile Glass Fibers Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 229
    • Table 182: Latin American 15-Year Perspective for Glass Fibers by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Glass Wool Insulation and Textile Glass Fibers Markets for 2003, 2010 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 230
    • Table 183: Latin American Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Glass Wool by End-Use Segment - Housing Construction, Non-Residential Construction, Industrial/ Commercial Equipment and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 231
    • Table 184: Latin American Historic Analysis for Glass Wool by End-Use Segment - Housing Construction, Non-Residential Construction, Industrial/Commercial Equipment and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 232
    • Table 185: Latin American 15-Year Perspective for Glass Wool by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Housing Construction, Non-Residential Construction, Industrial/Commercial Equipment and Others Markets for 2003, 2010 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 233
    • Table 186: Latin American Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Textile Glass Fibers by End-Use Segment -Construction, Automotive, Industrial/Commercial Equipment, Marine, Consumer Goods, Paper & Fabrics and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 234
    • Table 187: Latin American Historic Analysis for Textile Glass Fibers by End-Use Segment - Construction, Automotive, Industrial/Commercial Equipment, Marine, Consumer Goods, Paper & Fabrics and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 235
    • Table 188: Latin American 15-Year Perspective for Textile Glass Fibers by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Construction, Automotive, Industrial/Commercial Equipment, Marine, Consumer Goods, Paper & Fabrics and Others Markets for 2003, 2010 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 236

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