US flat glass sales rebound in 2018 amid improved production; soda ash market stays tight

By Michael Greenfield, Michael Greenfield
Published: Friday, 08 February 2019

US flat glass sales largely rebounded last year and producers are forecasting another positive year for sales in 2019, while soda ash supply tightness continues.

Flat glass sales by US producers were mostly higher in 2018, easing a glass supply shortage seen in the past two years, according to the latest research from Key Media & Research (KMR).

This signifies a turnaround for a sector hit by unexpected shutdowns and a natural disaster in 2016...

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