Ceramic Industry

U.S. Flat Glass Industry Posts Strong Profits

November 1, 2012

The flat glass manufacturing industry’s revenue for 2011 was reported at $2.4 billion, with an estimated gross profit of 31.41%, according to Supplier Relations US LLC’s new report, “Flat Glass Manufacturing Industry in the U.S. and its Foreign Trade.”

Imports were valued at $.8 billion from 60 countries. The industry also exported $1.2 billion worth of merchandise to 141 countries. Adding import value to and subtracting export value from the industry’s shipment value, the total domestic demand for the industry in 2011 was $1.9 billion.

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