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Protective Clothing Market, By Product, By Material Type, By Usage, By Application, By End Use, and By Geography - Analysis, Size, Share, Trends, & Forecast from 2021-2027
|Protective Clothing Market, By Product, By Material Type, By Usage, By Application, By End Use, and By Geography - Analysis, Size, Share, Trends, & Forecast from 2021-2027|
Published: August 1, 2020
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Protective Clothing Market, By Product (Aprons, Footwear and Overshoes, Facemasks and Hats, Protective Eyewear and Cleanroom Goggles, Suits/ Coveralls, and Gloves, Wipes), By Material Type (Aramid & Blends, Laminated Polyesters, Polyolefin & Blends, Polybenzimidaloe (PBI), and Cotton Fibers), By Usage, By Application, By End Use, and By Geography (EU, NA, APAC, LATAM, and MEA) - Analysis, Size, Share, Trends, & Forecast from 2021-2027.
The protective clothing market was valued at USD 8.67 billion by 2019, growing with 13.3% CAGR during the forecast period, 2021-2027.
Protective clothing is any clothing specially designed, fabricated, or treated to safeguard a person from exposures that are produced by extreme environmental surroundings or a hazardous work environment. Certain protective clothing may be intended to safeguard labor from the pollution or infection present in the working environment. Protective equipment or any protective clothing is frequently referred to as PPE (personal protective equipment). Dentists and doctors use protective clothing such as disposable gloves to avoid contamination. Some instances of protective clothing contain protective eye protection like safety goggles, protective footwear, headgear, hearing protection like earplugs, gloves or hand protection, and others like life preservers or safety harnesses.
The significant growth in the protective clothing market is mainly due to companies that are embracing protective clothing for labors to keep them safe and the stringent rules from the government. For instance, in 2019, as per the US Bureau of Labor, work-related illnesses and accidents were decreased to 2.8 occurrences per 100, from 10.9 incidents per 100 workforces in 1972 due to protective equipment. In addition, the growing usage of protective clothing in the medical segment for avoiding transmission of bacteria and viruses and during the COVID-19 outbreak are other factors expected to boost industrial growth.
However, due to high charges of protective clothing, many industries are unable to buy this clothing in bulk quantities, which is restraining the growth of the protective clothing industry. Moreover, increasing trend for multi-functional durable protective clothing with high mechanical and chemical resistance is expected to accelerate the growth of the protective clothing market in upcoming years.
Based on product, the global protective clothing market is segmented into aprons, footwear & overshoes, facemasks & hats, protective eyewear & cleanroom goggles, suits/coveralls, gloves, wipes, and other products. Of these, the facemasks & hats segment is estimated to grow at a significant pace over the forecast period mainly due to the rising cases of COVID-19 across the globe and growing concern of people regarding health. The facemasks are high in demand in the pandemic crisis as it helps in averting the transmission of the deadly virus.
In terms of material, the worldwide market for protective clothing is divided as laminated polyesters, aramid & blends, polybenzimidazole (PBI), polyolefin & blends, cotton fibers, and others. Among these, the aramid and blends segment is estimated to experience a dominant share in the forecast period as they are broadly used in the production of protective clothing due to their properties like high tensile strength, heat resistance, resistance to abrasion, and resistance to organic solvents and chemical oils.
Based on type, the protective clothing market is categorized into disposable and reusable. Among these, the disposable segment is likely to experience a dominant share in the forecast period due to its great demand in laboratories and cleanrooms for protection from dangerous chemicals and fluids. Additionally, the minor charges related to disposable products are expected to boost the market growth. These products find applications in specialist laboratories, disaster response, hazardous waste management, drainage construction, disease control, emergency services, and sewage treatment.
On the basis of application, the worldwide market for protective clothing is categorized into chemical, thermal, biological/radiation, mechanical, and others. Of these, the chemical segment is estimated to experience a dominant share in the forecast period. Chemical protective clothing provides high protection against dangerous chemicals like paints, cleaning chemicals, and degreasers in the industry. The protective clothing provides a balance of breathability & ease to makes chemical resistant clothes reliable which are the major factors for the protective clothing market growth. Numerous industrial markets utilize dangerous gases and chemicals against which health protection and superior body shield are required.
End-Use Industry Takeaway
On the basis of the end-use industry, the worldwide market for protective clothing is categorized into firefighting, pharmaceuticals/medical, military &defense, construction &manufacturing, oil & gas, and others. Of these, the pharmaceutical/medical segment is projected to be the fastest rising end-use industry for protective clothing during the forecast period owing to the COVID-19 pandemic and the growth in standards of medicinal sanitation which has triggered the requirement for protective clothing across the world in this sector.
Geographically, the global industry is divided into North America, Latin America, Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa, and Europe. The North American market for protective clothing is projected to attain the highest share in the forecast period, predominantly owing to strict safety rules from government, the occurrence of several companies in the market landscape, and high levels of awareness. Key players in North America are greatly focused on advancement of more protective clothing. It is not any surprise that the region is noticeable for various innovations and that will be the main force driving the protective clothing market growth.
On the other hand, the European protective clothing market is projected to witness a lucrative growth rate over the forecast period, owing to a growing number of manufacturing hubs in Europe as well as automotive, construction, and oil & gas has enlarged concerns towards worker's safety and health, thus representing a favorable scenario for the protective clothing market.
In 2020, the protective clothing market is projected to witness a positive impact, owing to the widespread use of protective measures by scientists and researchers for the minimization of the COVID-19 pandemic all over the world. The healthcare sector is facing a major boom due to the growing cases of COVID-19. The effect of the COVID-19 disease outbreak is boosting the use of sanitized products like masks, face shields, goggles, gloves, and others.
The growing demand for safety products is contributing to the growth of the global protective clothing market. However, the lockdown in many countries has resulted in labor shortage and supply chain failures, which has significantly declined the use of protective clothing. Moreover, the growing importance of personal safety and hygiene will aid in the growth of the protective clothing market in the coming years.
Key Vendor Takeaway
The key players of the global protective clothing market are Ballyclare Limited, Globe Manufacturing, Glen Raven Inc., LogistikUnicorpInc, 3M Company, Lion Apparel Inc., DuPont, Workrite Uniform Company Inc., Newtex Industries, Inc., Hydrowear B.V., Protective Industrial Products, Lakeland Industries, Alpha Pro Tech, Radians, Inc., VF Corporation, Koninklijke Ten Cate NV, Teijin Limited, VF Imagewear, Inc., Globus Ltd., Kermel Industries, PBI Performance Product Inc., Cetriko, W.L. Gore & Associates, and National Safety Apparel.
Mergers & acquisitions, novel product developments are the key strategies adopted by the key industry players to obtain a strong position in the worldwide market. For instance, in December 2017, Ansell Limited acquired gamma SUPPLIES, a business specialized invalidated sterile RABS/ Isolator long gloves. These gloves offer a wide application outlook in biological and pharmaceutical manufacturing services. This acquisition will aid the company to enlarge its variety of product offerings in protective clothing.
The market size and forecast for each segment and sub-segments has been considered as below:
Historical Year - 2015 to2018
Base Year - 2019
Estimated Year - 2020
Projected Year - 2026
Traders, Distributors, and Suppliers
Government and Regional Agencies
SCOPE OF THE REPORT
The scope of this report covers the market by its major segments, which include as follows:
PROTECTIVE CLOTHING MARKET KEY PLAYERS
Lakeland Industries, Inc.
Koninklijke Ten Cate NV
L. Gore & Associates, Inc.
Glen Raven Inc.
Lion Apparel Inc.
Globe Manufacturing Co. LLC
PBI Performance Product Inc.
Workrite Uniform Company Inc.
VF Imagewear, Inc.
Newtex Industries, Inc.
Protective Industrial Products, Inc.
Alpha Pro Tech, Ltd.
National Safety Apparel
PROTECTIVE CLOTHING MARKET, BY PRODUCT
Footwear and Overshoes
Facemasks and Hats
Protective Eyewear and Cleanroom Goggles
PROTECTIVE CLOTHING MARKET, BY MATERIAL TYPE
Aramid & Blends
Polyolefin & Blends
PROTECTIVE CLOTHING MARKET, BY USAGE
PROTECTIVE CLOTHING MARKET, BY APPLICATION
PROTECTIVE CLOTHING MARKET, BY END USE INDUSTRY
Oil & Gas
PROTECTIVE CLOTHING MARKET, BY REGION
Rest of Europe
Rest of APAC
Rest of LATAM
The Middle East and Africa
United Arab Emirates
Rest of MEA
TABLEAsia Pacific Protective Clothing market, by End-Use Industry, 2015-2026 (USD Million)