Global Protective Clothing Market to Cross US$ 17 Bn Mark by 2030The global protective clothing market is projected to cross US$ 17 Bn by the end of 2030. The market was had crossed the US$ 9 Bn in 2020. If these figures hold true, the market is expected to cross a CAGR 6% between 2020 and 2030. Regionally, East Asia continue to be leading markets for protective clothing. However during the forecast period, South Asia is expected to emerge as a more attractive market. In terms of product type, the market can be classified into coverall, vest, jacket, apron and others which includes surgical gowns, laboratory coats etc. Of these, coverall segment is expected to dominate the global protective clothing market during the forecast.
Protective Clothing Market - Key Research Findings
- Protective clothing market is a consumer-driven market. The market primarily dominated by coverall product type followed by protective vests.
- Rising accidents, deaths and injuries at workplace, strengthen government regulation and adequate supply of protective clothing are the primary factors for market growth across the globe.
- East Asia is currently dominating the global protective clothing market, followed by Europe. In the coming years, South Asia is likely to emerge as most lucrative markets for protective clothing. Growing company establishments in India, large number of labour base, and high growth opportunities in manufacturing, chemical sector is accelerating further demand of protective clothing market
- Manufacturing sectors is dominating position in the global protective clothing market. However, healthcare sector is expected to expand with a significant CAGR during the forecast owing to increasing demand in labs, pharma companies and also during outbreak of Covid-19.
- Distributors (offline segment) are accounted as the highest sales share in the global protective clothing market as compared to online sales.
Key Factors Shaping Protective Clothing Market
Growing Demand from Health Care Industry
Protective clothing are primarily in demand in the manufacturing, oil and gas, chemical and firefighter sectors. The rising demand for healthcare and personnel safety as a result of the the outbreak of COVID-19 across the globe has boosted the demand of protective clothing in the health care industry as well. The number of COVID-19 cases are increasing rapidly across the globe and as a result the demand for the protective clothing is increasing constantly Protective clothing is necessary for the healthcare workers as it plays a crucial role in fighting against the novel corona virus. The WHO ( World health Organization ) has also made it compulsory for the healthcare works to use protective clothing and as a result there is a surge in demand.
Increasing in Online Sales & Rate of Employment
The increasing adoption of e-Commerce for selling products globally has led to a surge in the growth of B2C businesses in various domains. Over the years, consumer behaviour has drastically changed, and are more inclined towards exploring products online and purchasing through e-Commerce. The expansion of global online sales, along with increasing product lines and product portfolios are expected to drive market growth
The increasing rate of employment in developed and developing countries in the industry of oil and gas, chemical and construction is high. Increasing rate of employee earnings leads to a higher rate of consumer spending, which benefits other businesses. This leads to healthier economy and allows more business to thrive.
Adoption of Stringent Regulatory Framework Supplementing the Growth
Protective clothing is important in workplaces as it protects the people against any health and safety risk. Government enacted with Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005 after which it was made necessary to use the safety equipment in the workplaces. Which boosted the demand of protective clothing in different industries. Introduction of OSHA (Occupational safety and Health Administration). Developed countries like the US have adopted the stringent framework in their workplaces for the safety and the protection of the medical industry, Firefighters, oil and gas industry workers as well as the chemical industry for the safety purpose.
Protective Clothing Market: Structure Analysis
- Lakeland Industries, IncAnsell Limited, Kimberly Clark Corp., Teijin Limited, Sioen Industries, W. L. Gore & Associates, Workrite Uniform Company, Inc., Cetriko, Lakeland Industries, Inc., Ballyclare Limited, Glen Raven, DuPont, and 3M Company are a few companies profiled in the study.
- Government enacted with Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005 after which it was made necessary to use the safety equipment in the workplaces. In 2018, DuPont launched “Nomex Comfort” which is a light weighted garment providing comfort and breathability to protect against chemical and fire hazards.
- The current outbreak of pandemic COVID-19 has boosted the demand in healthcare industry. The World healthcare Organization has made it compulsory for the healthcare workers to use protective clothing and as a result there is a surge in demand.
- The Prominent players in the market are introducing new products and partnering with other industry leaders to develop and deliver new products that meet the rising demands and desires of customers. Industry leading players and Government bodies are also taking steps to raise customer awareness.
Base year considered
Actual estimates/Historical data
2015 - 2019
2020 - 2030
Value (USD) Bn
Product Type, Material type, End Use Industry, Demographics, Sales Channel and Region
North America, Latin America, Europe, East Asia, South Asia, Oceania and Middle East & Africa (MEA)
3M Company, Ansell Limited, Kimberly Clark Corp., Teijin Limited, Sioen Industries, Lakeland Industries, Inc., W. L. Gore & Associates, Workrite Uniform Company, Inc., Cetriko, Lakeland Industries, Inc.,Ballyclare Limited, Glen Raven, DuPont etc.
Current Pandemic Outbreak Resulting In An Increase In Demand.
Stringent Labour Laws Forcing Industries To Ensure Labour Safety.
Extensive Focus of Industries And Governments For Safe Work Environment.
Disposable Protective Clothing to Propel Market Growth.
Revenue forecast, company share, competitive landscape, growth factors, and trends
Disposable Coverall to Propel Market GrowthCoverall is the full body protective clothing that is used in almost every industry, especially in manufacturing, healthcare, chemical and firefighting sector. From cleanrooms to chemical plants, coverall is utilized increasingly to address hazardous conditions pertaining to physical, electrical, heat, chemicals, biohazards, and airborne particulate matter. The growing usage and concern related to spread of infection has propelled the demand for disposable coverall in the market. Extensive R&D leads to the development of disposable coverall around the globe. Numerous rules regulations and standards have been established to ensure worker's safety at the workplace. Regulations like Personal Protective Equipment’s Regulation 1992 in the UK require employers to provide protective clothing to their workers who are at risk of getting exposed to hazardous substances while at workplace. Hence, coverall which act as an important aspect of protective clothing, is accelerating its demand among end use industries.
East Asia to Dominate the Global Protective Clothing Market
Regionally, the global protective clothing market covers North America, Latin America, Europe, East Asia, South Asia, Oceania and the Middle East and Africa (MEA). Among these regions East Asia holds the largest share in the global protective clothing market. Growing worker’s safety is the primary reason for the usage of protective clothing. Industries, organizations, and governments are constantly striving to build a safe workplace for their workers by providing instructions, training and also supervision to encourage them to work responsibly and safely. Therefore, workers safety along with stringent labour laws and safety policies in countries have pushed the companies or organisations to use protective clothing and avoid injuries caused by an accident at workplace.
Countries in South Asia however offers substantial growth opportunities to the market. India is expected to drive the South Asia market owing to country’s growth opportunity. Large number of company establishment, large number of labour base, and high growth opportunities in manufacturing, chemical sector is accelerating further demand of protective clothing market.
Current Coronavirus Pandemic Outbreak Resulting in an Increase in Demand
During a coronavirus pandemic outbreak, health professionals use protective clothing to reduce the risk of infection. In such situations, the protective clothing is crucial for all the health workers who are working in the frontline to fight the pandemic. Current reports show that the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak has resulted in an increase in demand for protective clothing. The governments and health organizations across many regions are facing a shortage of protective clothing required to protect their health workers from getting infected. Organizations and industries are working for extended hours to increase the supply of products. The workers in organizations like DuPont are working around the clock to fulfil the scaling demand for protective clothing in the market. The manufacturing facility of DuPont is currently operating at its full capacity to accommodate the rise in demand.
Coverall segment hold the leading market share
Vest segment forecast to growth at significant rate
Manufacturing Industry to dominate the market
Health care segment is expected to expand at substantial CAGR
Non-Woven segment is anticipated to lead the market during the forecast
Woven segment to expand at significant CAGR during the forecast
How Growth will Unfold
According to the report, increasing focus workers health and safety, strengthen government regulation and adequate supply of protective clothing to the build-up of the market through 2030. Technological innovation, accompanied by changing needs of workers and consumers for protective clothing, is further projected to augment market expansion.
The industry has also been witnessing a surge in disposable protective clothing. Rising demand for protective clothing will also expected to increase demand for product material such as non-woven materials. On the basis of product type, the coverall are expected to dominate the global market owing to its high usage in chemical, lab & medical companies, manufacturing and construction companies. The use of protective clothing will dominate the market however the market is gaining pace owing to the profound growth of the regional personal protective equipment (PPE) companies.
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Protective Clothing Market: Global Industry Analysis 2015-2019 & Opportunity Assessment 2020-2030
A recent market study published by Future Market Insights on the protective clothing market offers global industry analysis for 2015-2019 & opportunity assessment for 2020-2030. The study offers a comprehensive assessment of protective clothing market dynamics. After conducting a thorough research on the historical, as well as current growth parameters, the growth prospects of the market are obtained with maximum precision.
Protective Clothing Market Taxonomy
The global protective clothing market is segmented in detail to cover every aspect of the market and present complete market intelligence to readers.
End Use Industry
- Oil & Gas
- Online Stores
- North America
- Latin America
- South Asia
- East Asia
- Middle East & Africa (MEA)
The report commences with the executive summary of the protective clothing market, which includes a summary of key findings and key statistics of the market. It also includes market value (US$ million) & volume (‘000 Units) estimates of leading segments in the protective clothing market.
Readers can find the detailed taxonomy and definition of the protective clothing market in this chapter, which will help them understand the basic information about the market. This section also highlights the inclusions and exclusions, which helps the reader in understanding the scope of the protective clothing market report.
The report provides key market trends that are expected to impact market growth significantly during the forecast period. Detailed industry trends are provided in this section, along with key market developments or product innovations.
This section provides detailed analysis of the historical protective clothing market volume, along with an opportunity analysis of the future. Readers can also find the incremental opportunity for the current year (2020-2021) and an absolute opportunity for the forecast period (2020-2030).
This chapter highlights the pricing analysis based on product type for base year 2019 and forecast year 2030.
This chapter includes the detailed analysis of the historical protective clothing market value, along with an opportunity analysis of the future. Readers can also find the absolute opportunity for the current year, and an incremental opportunity for the forecast period (2020-2030).
This chapter explains key macroeconomic factors that are expected to influence the growth of the protective clothing market over the forecast period. Along with macroeconomic factors, this section also highlights the opportunity analysis for the market. It also offers key market dynamics of the protective clothing market, which include drivers, restraints, and trends. Moreover, it will help readers understand key trends followed by leading manufacturers in the protective clothing market.
Based on product, the protective clothing market is segmented into coverall, vest, jacket, apron, others. In this chapter, readers can find market attractiveness analysis, based on product types.
This chapter provides various details about the bike shoe market on the basis of material type such as non-woven, woven, knit. In this chapter, readers can understand the market attractiveness analysis, based on material type.
This chapter provides details about the protective clothing market on the basis of end use industry, and has been classified into manufacturing, oil & gas, healthcare, others, along with market attractiveness analysis.
This chapter provides details about the protective clothing market on the basis of demographics, and has been classified into men, women along with market attractiveness analysis.
This chapter provides details about the protective clothing market on the basis of sales channel, and has been classified into online & offline and others along with market attractiveness analysis.
This chapter explains how the protective clothing market will grow across various geographic regions, such as North America, Latin America, Europe, East Asia, South Asia, Oceania and the Middle East and Africa (MEA).
This chapter includes a detailed analysis of the growth of the North America protective clothing market, along with a country-wise assessment that includes the U.S. and Canada. Readers can also find regional trends, regulations, and market growth based on product type, material type, end use industry, demographics, sales channel, and countries in North America.
This chapter includes a detailed analysis of the growth of the Latin America protective clothing market, along with a country-wise assessment that includes Brazil, Mexico, and the rest of Latin America. Readers can also find regional trends, regulations, and market growth based on product type, material type, end use industry, demographics, sales channel, and countries in Latin America.
Important growth prospects of the protective clothing market in several countries, such as U.K., Germany, France, Spain, Poland, Italy, Ireland, Netherland, and Rest of Europe are included in this chapter.
India, Indonesia, Thailand and Rest of South Asia are leading region in the South Asia, which are prime subjects of assessment to obtain growth prospects of the market. Readers can also find detailed information about growth parameters of the South Asia protective clothing market during the forecast period.
This chapter highlights the growth of the protective clothing market in East Asia by focusing on China, Japan, and South Korea. This section also helps readers in understanding key factors that are responsible for the growth of the protective clothing market in East Asia.
This chapter highlights the growth of the protective clothing market in Oceania by focusing on Australia and New Zealand. This section also helps readers in understanding key factors that are responsible for the growth of the protective clothing market in Oceania.
This chapter provides information about how the protective clothing market will grow in major countries of the MEA region, such as GCC Countries, Northern Africa, South Africa, and the rest of MEA, during the forecast period.
This chapter provides information market analysis of companies, market concentration of companies, market share of top players and their presence.
In this chapter, readers can find a comprehensive list of all leading stakeholders in the protective clothing market, along with detailed information about each company, which include the company overview, revenue shares, strategic overview, and recent company developments. Some market players featured in the report 3M Company, Ansell Limited, Kimberly Clark Corp., Teijin Limited, Sioen Industries, Lakeland Industries, Inc., W. L. Gore & Associates, Workrite Uniform Company, Inc., Cetriko, Lakeland Industries, Inc., Ballyclare Limited, Glen Raven, DuPont and others.
This chapter helps readers understand the research methodology followed to obtain various conclusions as well as important qualitative and quantitative information about the protective clothing market.
This chapter includes a list of acronyms and assumptions that provide a base to the information and statistics included in the protective clothing report. This chapter helps readers understand the research methodology followed to obtain various conclusions, as well as important qualitative and quantitative information, on the protective clothing market.
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