The largest flat glass market is the building industry, which accounts for more or less 80% of the output.
About 15% is processed into glazing for the automotive and transport industry.
The 5% remaining is shared between glass for many different applications such as solar applications, appliances (for example fridges or ovens), electronics, furniture, etc..
Flat glass value chain in the EU
million tonnes of flat glass every year
companies transforming flat glass
billion of turnover
workers in EU
Flat glass production in the EU