Key data

Key data

Main markets

80%
Buildings
The largest flat glass market is the building industry, which accounts for more or less 80% of the output.

15%
Transport
About 15% is processed into glazing for the automotive and transport industry.

 

5%
Other
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

0
10

million tonnes of flat glass every year

OVER
0
1000

companies transforming flat glass

0
15

billion of turnover

0
100
K

workers in EU

Flat glass production in the EU

0
60

Installations

in
0
12

Countries

Germany

France

Poland

Spain

Italy

Belgium

UK

Other

Float glass manufacturing sites in Europe