Glass loses its shine

By Alex Feytis
Published: Tuesday, 26 October 2010

One of the first markets to be dramatically impacted by the financial downturn, the glass industry slowly starts cracking the window to recovery in Europe but pre-crisis levels are still far away

The glass industry was among the sectors which suffered from the beginning of the financial downturn. Mainly depending on the construction, automotive and consumer goods markets, it was affected as early as Q4 2008, all segments included.

“The financial crisis has had a direct impact on the trust of consumers...

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