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Opportunities for Plastics in the European Automotive Glazing Market Product Image

Opportunities for Plastics in the European Automotive Glazing Market

  • Published: June 2006
  • Region: Europe
  • Frost & Sullivan

This Frost & Sullivan research service titled Opportunities for Plastics in the European Automotive Glazing Market provides an in-depth analysis of the western European automotive glazing market. In this study, Frost & Sullivan’s expert analysts thoroughly examine the following market sectors: laminated and tempered glass, polycarbonate and polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA).

Market Sectors

Expert Frost & Sullivan analysts thoroughly examine the following market sectors in this research:

- Laminated glass

- Tempered glass

- Polycarbonate

- PMMA

Market Overview

Active Market-place and Increasing Glazing Area to Boost Market Growth
Historically, automotive glazing included laminated glass for windscreens and tempered glass for all other windows. This is rapidly changing as laminated glass, which is an important market for polyvinyl butyral (PVB) film producers, is being used in other windows. Increased safety and weight reduction provided by laminated glass is tilting the market in its favour, according to the analyst of this study. Also polycarbonate glass, which is a recent entrant into this space, is being READ MORE >

1. Executive Summary

- 1. Introduction

- - 1. Introduction to the Market

- 2. Research

- - 1. Key Research Findings

- 2. Western European Automotive Glazing Market

- 1. Introduction

- - 1. Introduction

- - 2. Definitions and Abbreviations

- 2. Market Forecast

- - 1. Market Drivers-- a. Increase in Glazing Area per Vehicle-- b. Weight Reduction Drives Growth in Glazing Area and Favours Plastic-- c. Eastern Europe Maintains Growth for Western European Companies

- - 2. Market Restraints-- a. Cost Reduction in the Automotive Industry Could Hinder Innovation

- - 3. Positioning by Products

- - 4. Total Market Forecast

- - 5. Market Forecast for Tempered Glass

- - 6. Market Forecast for Laminated Glass

- - 7. Market Forecast for Polycarbonate

- 3. Market and Technology Trends

- - 1. Market and Technology Trends

- - 2. Market Penetration Analysis

- 3. Competitive Analysis of the Western European Automotive Glazing Market

- 1. Competitive Overview

- - 1. Introduction

- 2. Competitive Analysis

- - 1. Glazing Suppliers

- - 2. PVB Suppliers

- - 3. Polycarbonate Suppliers

- - 4. PMMA Suppliers

- - 5. Other Companies

- 4. DKIP

- 1. Database of Key Industry Participants

- - 1. Glass Suppliers

- - 2. Polycarbonate Producers

- - 3. PVB Producers

- - 4. PMMA Producers

- - 5. Others

- 2. Frost & Sullivan Awards

- - 1. Technology Innovation Award

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