Updated worldwide glass market study 2024 available now for flat, container glass and tableware

We have updated our international studies on flat glass, container glass and tableware for 2024.

This unique software provides a global overview about glass producers and technical details. Easy to use and clear tables summarize information and data about glass makers such as: Glass types: flat glass, container glass, tableware, production capacities in regions and countries, number of furnaces, furnace types, year of construction, glass types and sub-types, products, project information, special news and downloads.

Further databases supplying demoscopic data and import and export data complete the market survey. Based on these data, prepare individual country profiles with information about local production capacities, local market sizes and expected demand in the future.

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Contact Info

Address Messe Düsseldorf GmbH
Postfach 101006
40474 Düsseldorf
Country Germany
Phone 0049 211 456001
Fax 0049 211 456087404
Email Get in contact with Messe Düsseldorf GmbH
Internet www.glasstec.de

Contact Persons

Contact 1. Lars Wismer
Director of glasstec and A+A
Contact 2. Ivania Portillo
Senior Project Manager
Phone: 0049 211 4560 564
Fax: 0049 211 4560 87564
Contact 3. Anke Seltmann
Senior Project Manager
Phone: 0049 211 4560 418
Fax: 0049 211 4560 87418
Contact 4. Carolin Hötz
Junior Project Manager
Phone: 0049 211 4560 583
Fax: 0049 211 4560 87 583
Contact 5. Anja Theiss-Wirth
Account Manager
Phone: 0049 211 4560 592
Fax: 0049 211 4560 87592
Contact 6. Kathrin Hansen
glasstec / A+A
Contact 7. Christina Iu
Senior Project Manager
Phone: +49 211 4560564
Contact 8. Angela Meyer-Buntenbroich
Senior Manager
Phone: +49 211 4560597
Contact 9. Gabriele Schreiber
Senior Project Manager
Phone: +49 211 4560 7762

Products or Machinery

Discover the world of glass

Worldwide-unique: there ist no other event, which presents the entire spectrum of the material glass - from production to processing and application right up to receycling.

  •     1.217 exhibitors from 51 countries and around 43,000 visitors from 87 countries
  •     Unique global picture of the entire glass supply chain process
  •     Unique supporting programme consisting of special shows and congresses
  •     Best marks by visitors and exhibitors

 Main product categories

  •     Glass manufacture/production technology
  •     Glass processing and finishing
  •     Tools, spare and maintenance parts
  •     Process control technology for glass and glass-processing machines
  •     Glass applications in the construction industry and façade area
  •     Solar energy, transparent thermal insulation
  •     Display glass and laser technologies


Company Background / History

Messe Düsseldorf Group
24 No. 1 events

50 international trade fairs are organised by Messe Düsseldorf, among these are 24 No. 1 events. This means that nearly one fifth of all the world‘s premier trade shows take place in Düsseldorf.

Successful for over 60 years

In 1947 the North West German Exhibition Company (Nord West Deutsche Ausstellungsgesellschaft mbH  - NOWEA) was founded in Düsseldorf, with initially 4,800 square metres of exhibition space at  Ehrenhof. Being the first trade fair after WWII, the German Press Exhibition “Deutsche Presseausstellung“  attracted 207,000 visitors to Düsseldorf. 60 years later Messe Düsseldorf is among the 10 trade fair organisers posting the highest turnover worldwide.

Added Value for Everyone

We know markets and market players, follow industry developments, and know what moves companies and customers — and we are able to build on this when developing trade fairs and trade fair themes. To make our events so attractive that visitors from around the world come to our trade fairs around the world.

Machinery, Plants and Equipment

Cardboard or plastic? Glass or steel? Whatever you make into a product, you see the most up-to-date production technology at our exhibitions first — at the leading trade fairs for machinery and plant manufacturing. drupa, K, interpack, Glasstec and wire/Tube and their partner events show trends and cutting-edge technologies in their respective industries, and are examples for specialized trade fairs that we bring to our customers all over the world — from Dubai to Shanghai.