Global Cover Glass Market 2012-2016: Main Market Driver is the Increasing Need for Better Glazing Applications for Automotive OEMs

Dublin, Sept. 23, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Research and Markets
( has announced the addition of the "Global Cover Glass Market 2012-2016" report to their offering.

The analysts forecast the Global Cover Glass market to grow at a CAGR of 21.8 percent over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing adoption of mobile phones. The Global Cover Glass market has also been witnessing an increased number of collaborations among enterprises. However, high production costs could pose a challenge to the growth of this market.

The key vendors dominating this space include Asahi Glass Co. Ltd., Corning Inc., Nippon Electric Glass Co. Ltd., and Schott AG.

The other vendors mentioned in this report are Apple Inc., LG Corp., Nokia Corp., Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., and Samsung Corning Precision Materials Co. Ltd.

Commenting on the report, an analyst from the team said: One of the main trends witnessed in the Global Cover Glass market is the increasing government regulations. For instance, the adoption of set top boxes has been made mandatory by governments in some developing countries, thus driving the adoption of digital TVs. Digitization is one of the major factors driving the demand for LCD TVs, which in turn contributes to the growth of the Global Cover Glass market, as LCD TV displays increasingly use cover glasses.

According to the report, one of the main factors driving the market is the increasing need for better glazing applications for automotive OEMs. Automotive OEMs using cover glasses in glazing applications experienced many benefits such as better fuel economy, faster acceleration, lighter liftgate, theft security, and less heat load.

Further, the report states that one of the main challenges is the falling demand of desktop PCs. As a result of the emergence of portable display devices such as smartphones and tablets, there has been a decline in the demand for desktop PCs.

Table of Contents

01. Executive Summary

02. List of Abbreviations

03. Introduction

04. Market Research Methodology

Market Research Process

Research Design

Research Methodology

05. Scope of the Report

Market Overview

Product Offerings

06. Market Landscape

06.1 Market Size and Forecast by Unit Shipment

06.2 End-User Application Segmentation

Mobile Phone Segment

Tablet PC Segment

Portable Navigation Device Segment

LCD Segment

Notebook PC Segment

All-in-one PC Segment

06.3 Five Forces Analysis

07. Geographical Segmentation




08. Key Leading Countries

South Korea



09. Vendor Landscape

10. Buying Criteria

11. Market Growth Drivers

12. Drivers and their Impact

13. Market Challenges

14. Impact of Drivers and Challenges

15. Market Trends

16. Key Vendor Analysis

16.1 Asahi Glass Co. Ltd.

Business Overview

SWOT Analysis

16.2 Corning Inc.

Business Overview

SWOT Analysis

16.3 Nippon Electric Glass Co. Ltd.

Business Overview

SWOT Analysis

16.4 Schott AG.

Business Overview

SWOT Analysis

Companies Mentioned

· Apple Inc.

· Asahi Glass Co. Ltd.

· Corning Inc.

· LG Corp.

· Nippon Electric Glass Co. Ltd.

· Nokia Corp.

· Samsung Corning Precision Materials Co. Ltd.

· Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.

· Schott AG.

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