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Glass & Glazing Contractors Industry Analysis

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Industry Overview & Outlook . .
- Market Size
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- Market Forecast   .
- Products/Services Breakdown   .
- Revenue per State . .
$ Financial Metrics . .
$ Salary & Compensation Benchmarks . .
@ Key Companies   .
- Industry News & Innovators   .
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2018 Market Analysis & Industry Outlook: Glass & Glazing Contractors

Overview: the U.S. Glass & Glazing Contractors Industry

This section provides answers to key questions about the industry:

  1. What is the total market size (industry revenue)?
  2. What is the industry outlook?
  3. Market Analysis: Is the market growing or declining, and how quickly?
  4. Are long-term forecasts positive or negative?
  5. What is the average company size in the industry?
  6. How many companies are in the industry?

Market Size & Industry Statistics

The total U.S. industry market size for Glass & Glazing Contractors: Industry statistics cover all companies in the United States, both public and private, ranging in size from small businesses to market leaders. In addition to revenue, the industry market analysis shows information on employees, companies, and average firm size.

Investors, banks, and business executives use growth rates and industry trends to understand the market outlook and opportunity.

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Statistics 2012        2013        2014        2015        2016        2017
Market Size
(Total Sales/Revenue)

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Total Firms
Total Employees
Average Revenue Per Firm
Average Employees Per Firm
Statistics Source: U.S. Census, AnythingResearch Market Analysis

Market Forecast

Market forecasts show the long term industry outlook and future growth trends. The following five-year demand forecast projects both short-term and long-term trends.

market forecast

Forecast / Industry Outlook 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
Market Forecast ($ millions)
Projected Industry Growth Rate (%)
Source: AnythingResearch Economic Analysis

Construction Services Breakdown

The following products and services account for the largest source of revenues in the Glass & Glazing Contractors industry. Note that there are multiple levels of classification, so some line items are contained within other lines.

Type of Construction Total Sales ($ millions) New Construction ($ millions) Additions, Alterations, and Reconstruction ($ millions) Maintenance & Repair ($ millions)



Building construction, total


Single-family houses, detached and attached


Single-family houses, detached


Single-family houses, attached


Apartment buildings (2 or more units), such as rentals, apartment type condominiums and cooperatives


Manufacturing and industrial warehouses


Other manufacturing and light industrial buildings, such as factories, assembly plants, and industrial research laboratories


Hotels, motels, and tourist cabins


Office buildings


Stores, restaurants, automobile service stations, parking garages, and other commercial buildings


Commercial warehouses such as distribution buildings and mini-storage


Religious buildings


Educational buildings


Health care and institutional buildings


Public safety buildings such as prisons, police, and fire stations


U.S. Geographic Distribution: Revenue Statistics by State

Market Size by State ($ millions) indicates how the industry's competition is distributed throughout the country. State-level information can identify areas with higher and lower industry market share than average.

U.S. map by state

Income Statement (Average Financial Metrics)

Financial metrics provide a snapshot view of a benchmark "average" company. Key business metrics show revenue and operating costs. The data collected covers both public and private companies.

Industry AveragePercent of Sales
(Industry Benchmark)
Total Revenue

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Operating Revenue
Cost of Goods Sold
Gross Profit

Operating Expenses
Pension, profit sharing plans, stock, annuity
Rent paid on business property
Charitable Contributions
Domestic production activities deduction
Compensation of officers
Salaries and wages
Employee benefit programs
Taxes and Licenses
Bad Debts
Other Operating Expenses
Total Operating Expenses
Operating Income
Non-Operating Income
EBIT (Earnings Before Interest and Taxes)
Interest Expense
Earnings Before Taxes
Income Tax
Net Profit
Source: AnythingResearch Analysis of U.S. federal statistics

Financial Ratio Analysis

Financial ratio information can be used to benchmark how a Glass & Glazing Contractors company compares to its peers. Accounting statistics are calculated from the industry-average for income statements and balance sheets.

Profitability & Valuation RatiosIndustry Average
Company valuation can be measured based on the firm's own performance, as well as in comparison against its industry competitors. These metrics show how the average company in the Glass & Glazing Contractors industry is performing.
Profit Margin
Gross Profit Margin, Operating Profit Margin, and Net Profit Margin. Show company earnings relative to revenues.
Return on Equity (ROE)
Return on Equity (ROE) is net income as a percentage of shareholders' equity. Shareholders' Equity is defined as the company's total assets minus total liabilities. ROE shows how much profits a company generates with the money shareholders invested (or with retained earnings).
Return on Assets (ROA)
Return on Assets (ROA) is net income relative to total assets. The market research on Glass & Glazing Contractors measures how efficiently the company leverages its assets to generate profit. ROA is calculated as Net Income divided by Total Assets.

Liquidity RatiosIndustry Average
Bankers and suppliers use liquidity to determine creditworthiness and identify potential threats to a company's financial viability.
Current Ratio
Measures a firm's ability to pay its debts over the next 12 months.
Quick Ratio (Acid Test)
Calculates liquid assets relative to liabilities, excluding inventories.

Efficiency Ratios - Key Performance IndicatorsIndustry Average
Measure how quickly products and services sell, and effectively collections policies are implemented.
Receivables Turnover Ratio
If this number is low in your business when compared to the industry average in the research report, it may mean your payment terms are too lenient or that you are not doing a good enough job on collections.
Average Collection Period
Based on the Receivables Turnover, this estimates the collection period in days. Calculated as 365 divided by the Receivables Turnover
Inventory Turnover
A low turnover rate may point to overstocking, obsolescence, or deficiencies in the product line or marketing effort.
Fixed-Asset Turnover
Generally, higher is better, since it indicates the business has less money tied up in fixed assets for each dollar of sales revenue.

Compensation & Salary Surveys for Employees

Compensation statistics provides an accurate assessment of industry-specific jobs and national salary averages. This information can be used to identify which positions are most common, and high, low, and average annual wages.

TitlePercent of WorkforceBottom Quartile Average (Median) SalaryUpper Quartile
Management Occupations 4%

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Chief Executives0%
General and Operations Managers2%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 8%
Construction and Extraction Occupations 77%
Supervisors of Construction and Extraction Workers 6%
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 6%
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 6%
Construction Trades Workers 66%
Brickmasons, Blockmasons, and Stonemasons 7%
Brickmasons and Blockmasons 6%
Carpenters 10%
Carpenters 10%
Cement Masons, Concrete Finishers, and Terrazzo Workers 10%
Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers 10%
Construction Laborers 12%
Construction Laborers 12%
Roofers 13%
Roofers 13%
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Glass & Glazing Contractors Industry Market Share [PREMIUM]

Largest companies in the industry and related industries, with private company revenue estimates.

CompanyAddressRevenue Estimate

Innovation News

  • Reflection Window trademarks "HIGHRISE RAILS" - Design, construction, and installation of railing systems - 12/15/2017
  • Storefront Specialties & Glazing trademarks "STOREFRONT SPECIALTIES AND GLAZING" - Building construction; Glazing - 11/22/2016
  • West Tampa Glass patents Panel And Mounting System - 10/20/2016
  • West Tampa Glass trademarks "WEST TAMPA GLASS" - Installation and replacement of glass, windows, doors, curtain walls, storefront, sunshades, canopies, skylights, glass railings and metal composite panels - 03/10/2015

  • Top Innovators

    CompanyInnovation Score
    West Tampa Glass5
    Reflection Window
    Solar Graphics

    Additional companies, details and innovation scoring in the full report.

    Latest Industry News

    • Great Glazing: Slate - This project was the glazing contractor's first experience with a unitized curtain wall system. "We loved it," says Darand Davies, president of Dallas Glass. "It was rather amazing that, on average, we have just five guys in field who were capable of ... (01/11/2018)
    • LCQ9: Safety of glass protective barriers, glass panel external walls and glass curtain walls of buildings - Authorised Persons (AP), Registered Structural Engineers (RSE) and Registered Contractors (RC ... further requires that glass be used for protective barriers should comply with the impact test requirements for safety glazing materials. (01/10/2018)
    • Eastman Seeks Nominations for 2018 Vanceva® World of Color Awards™ - Each year this international design honors architects, interior designers, glass fabricators, furniture designers, glazing contractors, engineers and artists for their innovative use of colored laminated safety glass in building design and interior spaces ... (01/08/2018)
    • Liens show unpaid construction bills at HOF Village - "These are all very good local contractors, and it's unfortunate that they had ... $165,098: United Glass and Panel Systems, recorded Wednesday, for glass and glazing work performed between June and October 2017. • $100,118: Rice's Landscapes Redefined ... (01/04/2018)
    • Frontenac to exit A.H. Harris Construction Supplies - Founded in 1916 and headquartered in West Hartford, CT, A.H. Harris supplies high-quality construction products and equipment for contractors ... EIFS/stucco, glass/glazing and concrete masonry restoration products. Together with Kenseal, A.H. Harris ... (01/03/2018)
    • Dubai Municipality’s $272m library project to feature smart glass - ASGC, the main contractor of the project ... such as high-performance opaque envelope with a U-value of 0.1 W/m2K, high-performance glazing, smart glass that changes its thermal properties, and external shading devices.” Smart glass, according to ... (12/08/2017)
    • Lend Lease glazing litigation: implications explained - Contractor’s Proposals – Curtain Walling Specification – the outer panes of glass will have a “design life” of at least 30 years and the heat-soaked toughened glass was to meet the British Standard (BSEN 14179) save that the heating time was ... (08/09/2017)
    • Lendlease ordered to pay £14.8m for city tower falling glass - The High Court has ordered Lendlease to payout £14.8m after a London city tower was forced to be reclad for a second time because of falling glass panes on to the ... and the case centred on work by glazing contractor Permasteelisa. (07/19/2017)
    • Grey Mountain Partners Affiliate Company Binswanger Glass Acquires Signature Glass, Inc. - Signature Glass is a leading commercial glazing contractor in the Houston metropolitan area with focused expertise in curtain wall and window wall systems, storefront and entrance systems, and in-house fabrication of aluminum framing systems. (09/09/2015)
    • State Licensing Law Stalls Installing Of Glass - That was the furthest thing from our mind,'' Kevin McMahon, a Bethel glazing contractor who led the charge for the association, said in response to Abdelmaseh's accusation. McMahon is a former president of the Connecticut Glass Dealers Association ... (10/28/2006)

    Government Contracts

    In 2016, the federal government spent a total of $7,254,521 on Glass & Glazing Contractors. It has awarded 188 contracts to 117 companies, with an average value of $62,004 per company.   

    Top government vendors:

    CompanyFederal ContractsTotal Award Amount

    Segments classified within this market research report

    This industry market research report includes companies whose primary business is any of the following:
    Mirror installation, Decorative glass and mirror installation, Stained glass installation, Curtain wall, glass, installation, Window pane or sheet installation, Hermetically sealed window unit, commercial type, Glass coating and tinting (except automotive) contractors, Glass partitions, Glazing contractors, Glass cladding (i.e., curtain wall), Glass installation (except automotive) contractors, etc.

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