According to a recent market study published by Growth Market Reports, titled, “Global structural glazing market by types, glazing types, applications, end-uses, and region: Size, Share, Trends and Opportunity Analysis, 2017-2027”, the market was valued at USD 8842.2 million in 2019 and is expected to grow at a growth rate of around 7.2% by the year 2027. Structural glazing is a technique in which walls of glass are directly attached to the structural frame of the building. Silicon sealants are used to support these glass frames.

The support frame absorbs the load resulting from wind, thermal expansion, or building movement. Different types of silicone structural glazing, including four-sided structural glazing, two-sided structural glazing, slope glazing, stepped glass glazing, are used for specific requirements. Structural glazing is done for various purposes such as commercial, public, and residential buildings.

The global structural glazing market is fragmented based on types, glazing types, applications, end-uses, and region. In terms of types, the market is segmented into chemical tempered, heat tempered, and others. On the basis of glazing types the market is segmented into single and double. Based on the applications, the global structural glazing market is segmented into curtain walls, storefronts, skylights, canopies, interiors, glass elevator enclosures & shaft, and doors and windows.

Based on region, the global structural glazing market is segmented into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America and Middle East & Africa (MEA). North America region is further bifurcated into countries such as U.S., and Canada. The Europe region is further categorized into Germany, France, Italy, U.K., Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe. Asia Pacific is further segmented into China, Japan, South Korea, India, Australia, South East Asia, and Rest of Asia Pacific. Latin America region is further segmented into Brazil, Mexico, and Rest of Latin America, and the MEA region is further divided into GCC, Turkey, South Africa, and Rest of MEA.

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The outbreak of COVID-19 has largely impacted the production and supply of the structural glazing. Insufficient supply of raw materials due to disturbed logistics has decreased the demand for structural glazing, thus slowing the growth of the market. Conversely, the market is expected to grow at a significant pace in the future, owing to the increasing number of commercial buildings across globe. The global structural glazing market is expected to grow at a substantial pace, as the lockdowns are being lifted and productions in various industries have started, with necessary precautions. Growing demand for structural glazing due to commercialization and urbanization, is expected to fuel the market in the coming years.

As per Growth Market Reports industry analysts Rajat Verma, “The global structural glazing market is anticipated to witness significant growth during forecast period 2021-2027 driven by factors such as increasing necessity for green constructions, rising applications of facade systems in buildings, growing industrial and commercial construction activities, and advancements in glass technology.”

Key Takeaways from the Study

  • Top four market player including AGC Inc., Nippon Sheet Glass Co., Ltd, Guardian Industries Holdings, LLC, and Compagnie de Saint-Gobain constitute more than 25% of the global structural glazing market.
  • Asia Pacific accounts for a major share of the market, followed by North America. The market in North America is projected to expand at significant CAGR during the forecast period.
  • In terms of types, heat tempered is anticipated to expand at a significant CAGR during the forecast period.
  • The use of embedded computer is rising worldwide, especially in emerging economies due to increasing number of commercial buildings.
  • The Middle East & Africa and Latin America are expected to generate large revenue during the forecast period owing to growing population, increasing urbanization. Structural glazing has increased considerably in these regions in the past few years.

Report Scope:

Report Metric


Market Value in 2019

USD 8,842.2 Million

Market Growth Rate (from 2021 to 2027)


Historical Data

2017 & 2018

Base Year


Forecast Period

2020 - 2027

Units Considered

Value (USD Million)

Market Segments

By types, By glazing types, By applications, By end-uses

Regional Scope

North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, Middle East & Africa (MEA)

Country Scope

U.S., Canada, Germany, France, Italy, U.K, Spain, Russia, Rest of Europe, China, Japan, South Korea
India, Australia, South East Asia (SEA), Rest of the Asia Pacific Brazil, Mexico, Rest of Latin America, GCC, Turkey, South Africa, Rest of Middle East & Africa

Key Companies Profiled

Nippon Sheet Glass Co., Ltd, AGC Inc., Saint-Gobain, GUARDIAN GLASS LLC., Taiwan Glass Ind. Corp., Central Glass Facade Works Sdn Bhd, Sisecam, Xinyi Glass Holdings Limited., Schott, Vitro Architectural Glass, SYP, Kibing Group, Cardinal Glass, FLACHGLAS, and CIG Glass.

Customization Scope

Report customization available on request

Pricing and Purchase Options

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Target Audience

  • Supply-side: Structural glazing material manufacturers, raw material suppliers, primary respondents, and distributors.
  • Research & Development Facilities, Semiconductor & Electronics, Solar Devices, Medical Equipment, etc.
  • Regulatory Side: Concerned government authorities, commercial research & development (R&D) institutions, and other regulatory bodies.
  • Associations and Industry Bodies: British Standards Institution (BSI), Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS), Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC), Associated General Contractors of America (AGC), American Institute of Constructors (AIC), American Subcontractors Association (ASA), and U.S. Green Building Council.