Top three contributors for the global automotive windshield market are elaborated below
Automotive windshield market in APAC: China, India, and Japan are the main markets in APAC, accounting for most of the sales of vehicles.
Automotive windshield market in the Americas: Ford Motor and Corning have worked together to develop a Gorilla Glass-based hybrid windshield technology.
In theory it's better to replace the windshield wiper once a year, providing the automotive windshield wiper market with huge growth potential.
Both the automotive windshield wiper OEM market and aftermarket of China are dominated by foreign-funded enterprises.
Tomorrow's windshields will do more still, according to officials of PPG Industries, North America's largest supplier of automotive windshields
It will also advance the development of new applications including heads-up displays for automotive windshields
and architectural "smart" glass, as well as conformable displays for novel consumer electronics, automotive interiors and wearable electronics.
Future applications for Nanosil(TM) super hydrophobic technologies include sports goggles, glasses, automotive windshields
, aircraft flight surfaces, satellite antennas, radomes and advanced materials such as nano-fibers where super-hydrophobicity can enhance fiber properties particularly in wet conditions where performance is generally degraded.
International Trade Commission (ITC) preliminary finding today that replacement automotive windshields
are being imported from China at prices injurious to American producers.
In Mexico, PPG also operates an automotive coatings plant at San Juan del Rio, an amorphous precipitated silicas plant at Altamira, a joint-venture facility in Tepeji del Rio for automotive windshields
and tempered glass, and an automotive coatings service center at Hermosillo.
This initial order from a European-based manufacturer, worth in excess of $600,000, is for an AGI 9830 System that will be used to inspect in-process glass in the manufacture of automotive windshields
WINDSHIELD LINEUP -- Technician Barry White double-checks contour of bent glass for Sungate automotive windshields
at PPG Industries' Evansville, Ind.