The global glass market is broken into several facets including container glass, specialty glass, reinforcement glass, and others. The global market is estimated at 145 million tons of glass produced in 2015. One type of glass in particular is expected to experience a market boom in the coming decade, flat glass. Flat glass accounts for about one-third of the global glass market, and demand exceeded $72 billion in 2015, with 65 million tons produced. The flat glass market has several end-users including the construction, furniture, and automotive industries. The construction industry, specifically building windows, accounts for 70% of the flat glass market.