North America Shower Glass Door Market Research Report: By Product Type (Frameless Shower Glass Doors, Framed Shower Glass Doors), Sales Channel (Indirect Sales, Direct Sales), Glass Type (Tempered, Laminated), Door Type (Bifold, Sliding, Single), End User (Residential, Commercial), Thickness (1/4”, 5/16”, 3/8”, 1/2”) - Industry Analysis and Growth Forecast to 2030

  • Published: February 2021
  • Report Code: CP12148
  • Available Format: PDF
  • Pages: 120

North America Shower Glass Door Market Overview

The North American shower glass door market was valued at $3,493.4 million in 2020 and is expected to witness a CAGR of 7.6% during the forecast period (2021–2030). The factors majorly responsible for the growth of the market include surging urbanization, expansion of real estate sector, growing tourism and hospitality industry, and increasing adoption of smart shower glass doors.

In the COVID-19 pandemic scenario, governments of the U.S. and Canada have taken necessary measures to fight against the medical crisis. The national shutdown and factory closures have negatively affected the manufacturing, distributions, import, and export of shower glass door products. Moreover, the production and supply of shower glass doors and their raw materials were temporarily halted. Although, the implementation of lockdown has been lifted up in phases across the region, in order to revive the falling economy. Most manufacturing units remained closed or even currently they do not attain the maximum production capacity, due to the shortage of manpower and raw materials, and restriction and social distancing measures by the governments. Thus, these factors affect the regional market growth.

North America Shower Glass Door Market Outlook

Due to Increasing Demand for Heavyweight Glass Doors, Frameless Shower Glass Door Category Dominated the Industry

The frameless shower glass door category accounted for larger share in the North American shower glass door market in 2020, and further, it is expected to retain its position during the forecast period, based on product type. This is primarily attributed to the price of the frameless shower glass door, which is higher than the framed shower glass door. For instance, excluding the installation cost, customers generally pay $300–$3,000 for frameless shower glass doors and $190–$500 for framed shower glass doors. In addition, the increased requirement for heavyweight glass in facilities is propelling the market growth in this category.

Demand for Tempered Glass Is Surging at Highest Rate Owing to its Maximum Durability

The tempered glass category is expected to grow at the highest CAGR during the forecast period, in the North American shower glass door market, based on glass type. This can be mainly ascribed to the fact that the tempered glass is a popular choice among both residential and commercial end users, and is manufactured by uniformly heating panes of standard annealed glass to 700 °C, owing to its high durability and low risk of breaking.

As Consumers Increasingly Prefer Single Shower Door Glass, Single Door Category to Witness Highest Growth Rate

The single door category contributed the highest revenue share to the North American shower glass door market in 2020, and it is expected to observe the highest growth rate in the upcoming years, based on door type. This is mainly attributed to the high consumer preference for this door type in the region, as this is relatively cheaper when compared to other types.

Better Customer Experience when Purchasing Products through Indirect Sales Channel

The indirect sales channel category held larger share in 2020, and is expected to grow at higher CAGR, in the North American shower glass door market, during the forecast period, based on sales channel. This is mainly attributed to the kitchen and bath showrooms that offer better customer experience through in-person engagement with knowledgeable salespersons.

Rising Construction Activities Result in Higher Revenue Generation in Residential Category

The residential category accounted for larger share in 2020, and is projected to witness higher CAGR during 2021–2030, based on end user, in the North American shower glass door market. This is due to the increasing residential construction activities in the region, which generate high demand for shower glass doors.

Due to Highest Strength and Rigidity, 3/8” Thickness Category Led the Industry

The 3/8” category dominated the North American shower glass door market during the historical period (2014–2020), based on thickness. Moreover, it is expected to witness the highest growth rate during the forecast period, owing to the maximum rigidity and strength of 3/8” glass.

U.S. Is Larger Contributor to Market Due to Rapid Urbanization

Geographically, the U.S. dominated the North American shower glass door market during the historical period. Further, the U.S. market is expected to witness the fastest growth during the forecast period. This is mainly attributed to the rising adoption of slumped/textured glass in the country due to several benefits associated to it, such as resistant to water and other stains . Furthermore, the nation is witnessing rapid growth in urbanization, which drives the demand for shower glass doors.

North America Shower Glass Door Market Geographical Insight

Rising Adoption of Frameless Shower Doors Is a Key Market Tend

Frameless shower doors are more alluring than fully-framed or semi-framed doors. They provide an elegant, clean, and modern appearance to bathrooms. These help in increasing the adoption of such shower doors among owners of households with small bathrooms or small shower enclosures. Also, frameless glasses are available in a variety of designs, styles, and configurations. Moreover, a common problem faced by framed glass door is that the handles, hinges, and side frames become dirty; whereas, in frameless shower glass door, minimum dirt gets accumulated on these areas. Thus, the frameless shower door is in the trend in the region.

North America Shower Glass Door Market Drivers

Rapid Urbanization in North America

The urban population in the region has been observed to grow at a higher pace over the rural population. According to the 2018 Revision of World Urbanization Prospects by the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA), around 68% of the world’s population are expected to live in urban areas by 2050. North America being the most urbanized region, with 82% population living in urban areas. This projection demonstrates the steady shift in residence of the world population from rural to urban areas. This factor along with the total growth of the population will add urban resident counts. Furthermore, the rise in personal disposable income of the people will increase the demand for modern, luxurious bathrooms, which, in turn, boosts the market for shower glass doors.

Expansion of Real Estate Industry

The expansion of the real estate industry is driving the growth of the North American shower glass door market. Real estate investors are observing huge prospects, as this industry has numerous sources of funding, which include traditional loans and Home Equity Loans and Line of Credit (HELOCS), among others. For instance, according to the Forbes, in 2020, the industry contributed $3.5 trillion to the U.S. gross domestic product (GDP), out of which $863 billion is spent on the establishment of infrastructure. Moreover, under the ‘Investing in Canada Plan’, the government planned to invest a total of $139 billion in key infrastructure sectors through 2028. These factors drive the demand for shower glass doors in the region.

North America Shower Glass Door Market Report Coverage
Report Attribute Details
Historical Years 2014-2020
Forecast Years 2021-2030
Base Year (2020) Market Size $3,493.4 Million
Forecast Period (2021-2030) CAGR 7.6%
Report Coverage Market Trends; Revenue Estimation and Forecast; Segmentation Analysis; Impact of COVID-19; Distribution Channel Analysis; Competitive Benchmarking of Key Players; Companies’ Strategic Developments; Company Profiling
Market Size by Segments By Product Type; By Glass Type; By Door Type; By Sales Channel; By End User; By Thickness; By Country
Secondary Sources and References (Partial List) American Architectural Manufacturers Association; American Scientific Glassblowing Society; Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers; California Retailers Association; Glass Association of North America; Glass Manufacturing Industry Council; National Glass Association; National Kitchen and Bath Association; National Retail Federation; Retail Council of Canada


Market Players Are Introducing New Products to Gain Competitive Edge

The North American shower glass door market is highly fragmented, where companies have strategic alliances with distributors. Some of the major key players in the market are Coastal Shower Doors, Masco Corporation, Aston Global Inc., and Basco Manufacturing Company.

In recent years, the players in the shower glass door industry have been involved in new product launches, in order to stay ahead of their competitors. For instance:

  • In December 2019, Coastal Shower Doors introduced a new range of shower barn door series, which is a modification to the Eclipse range offered by the company. The company added modern aesthetics with industrial-style hardware in the Eclipse range to produce a completely new series. The series includes a single frameless sliding panel, a frameless door, and three Gridscape door designs.
  • In July 2018, Aston Global Inc. introduced the Coraline Pure models to its completely frameless sliding shower catalog. These are ready-to-install models offering designs and build features similar to the company’s Coraline Collection. These include thick tempered clear glass, corrosion-resistant hardware, and various finishes, such as chrome and oil-rubbed bronze.

Some of Key Players in North America Shower Glass Door Market Include:

  • Coastal Shower Doors
  • DreamLine Showers
  • Aston Global Inc.
  • Basco Manufacturing Company
  • Kohler Co.
  • VIGO Industries LLC
  • American Standard Brands
  • Guardian Industries Holdings LLC
  • MAAX Bath Inc.
  • Masco Corporation
  • Fleurco Products Inc.

North America Shower Glass Door Market Size Breakdown by Segments

The North America shower glass door market report offers comprehensive market segmentation analysis along with market estimation for the period 2014-2030.

Based on Product Type

  • Frameless Shower Glass Doors
  • Framed Shower Glass Doors

Based on Sales Channel

  • Indirect Sales
    • Kitchen and bath showrooms
    • Big-box stores
    • Online channels
  • Direct Sales

Based on Glass Type

  • Tempered
  • Laminated

Based on Door Type

  • Bifold
  • Sliding
  • Single

Based on End User

  • Residential
  • Commercial
  • Hospitality
  • Healthcare

Based on Thickness

  • 1/4”
  • 5/16”
  • 3/8”
  • 1/2”

Geographical Analysis

  • U.S.
  • Canada
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