Glass is the only man-made material that has been used for many thousands of years. Glass is also one of the most versatile materials and can be found in many of our daily activities. For example, glass plays an important role in everyday life, in research and science, in modern architecture, and in innovative sectors of industry.
As a result, the products manufactured by the German glass industry have become increasingly diverse over the years. The glass manufacturing industry has a total of six sectors, each of which manufactures glass products for different applications.