Global Protective Clothing Market, By Product Type (Disposable, Durable), Material Type (Cotton Fibers, Polyamide, Aramid and Blends, Polybenzimidazole (PBI), Ultra-High-Molecular-Weight Polyethylene (UHMWPE), Polyolefin and Blends, Laminated Polyesters, Others), User Type (Industrial User, Personal User), Application (Radiation, Visibility, Chemical, Thermal, Mechanical, Others), End User (Firefighting and Law Enforcement, Military, Oil and Gas, Construction and Manufacturing, Healthcare, Mining, Others) – Industry Trends and Forecast to 2029
Market Analysis and Size
The primary characteristics of industrial safety clothing are safety, innovation, comfort, and aesthetic value. Over the years, global shoe manufacturers have focused on incorporating these features into their products to provide workers a safe workplace and comfort.
Data Bridge Market Research analyses that the protective clothing market was valued at USD 9.3 billion in 2021 and is expected to reach the value of USD 18.40 billion by 2029, at a CAGR of 8.90% during the forecast period. In addition to the market insights such as market value, growth rate, market segments, geographical coverage, market players, and market scenario, the market report curated by the Data Bridge Market Research team includes in-depth expert analysis, import/export analysis, pricing analysis, production consumption analysis, patent analysis and consumer behaviour.
Report Scope and Market Segmentation
2022 to 2029
2020 (Customizable to 2014 - 2019)
Revenue in USD Billion, Volumes in Units, Pricing in USD
Product Type (Disposable, Durable), Material Type (Cotton Fibers, Polyamide, Aramid and Blends, Polybenzimidazole (PBI), Ultra-High-Molecular-Weight Polyethylene (UHMWPE), Polyolefin and Blends, Laminated Polyesters, Others), User Type (Industrial User, Personal User), Application (Radiation, Visibility, Chemical, Thermal, Mechanical, Others), End User (Firefighting and Law Enforcement, Military, Oil and Gas, Construction and Manufacturing, Healthcare, Mining, Others)
U.S., Canada and Mexico in North America, Germany, France, U.K., Netherlands, Switzerland, Belgium, Russia, Italy, Spain, Turkey, Rest of Europe in Europe, China, Japan, India, South Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, Australia, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, Rest of Asia-Pacific (APAC) in the Asia-Pacific (APAC), Saudi Arabia, U.A.E, South Africa, Egypt, Israel, Rest of Middle East and Africa (MEA) as a part of Middle East and Africa (MEA), Brazil, Argentina and Rest of South America as part of South America
Market Players Covered
Bata Brand (India), Honeywell International Inc. (U.S.), Wolverine World Wide Inc. (U.S.), Rahman Group (India), Dunlop Protective Clothing (Portugal), VF Corporation (U.S.), Uvex group (Germany), Hewat's Edinburgh (U.K.), ELTEN GmbH (Germany), COFRA Holding (Switzerland), Rock Fall Ltd. (U.K.), Oftenrich Holdings Co. Ltd. (U.S.)
Personal protective equipment, such as protective clothing, protects the wearer's body from infection and damage. This includes high visibility vests, helmets, protective gloves, eye protectors, respiratory aids, and shoes and safety boots with chemical and steel toe caps.
Global Protective Clothing Market Dynamics
- Improvement of safety regulations and the rapid technological advancement
An industrial accident is always an unexpected, unwelcome, and sudden event in an industrial setting that disrupts the orderly progression of any work. It has the potential to cause harm to people while they are employed. The global protective clothing market is expected to grow in the near future due to technological advancements and improved safety regulations and standards. To ensure the safety of one's feet and legs in such situations, protective clothing is required, which is expected to drive growth in the global protective clothing market in the near future.
- Growing manufacturing facilities in developing economies
There has been a trend of shifting manufacturing facilities from developed countries to developing countries. Various favourable conditions, such as low raw material and labour costs and lower capital investment requirements than developed regions, have spelled boon for countries such as India and China. Furthermore, governments in these countries are providing financial incentives, such as preferential tax rates, to encourage the establishment of various manufacturing sites, including protective clothing. Such thriving business in the developing region is expected to contribute to the growth of the global protective clothing market in the coming years.
Manufacturers have developed various foot safety protection programmes for machine maintenance, training, inspection, selection, and fit testing to protect workers from such foot injuries in various industrial settings. These foot-related safety programmes require manufacturers to adhere to the stringent safety standards outlined in the programmes, thereby saving workers' lives and employers' money. It also reduces or eliminates lost production time, medical expenses, and worker compensation resulting from such situations. These advantages are likely to broaden the scope of the global industrial protective clothing market's growth in the near future.
Several private label key players are aiming to manufacture low-cost protective shoes using low-quality and counterfeit materials, which is slowing the growth of the protective clothing market. The growing demand among users for locally made low-cost shoes has created a difficult challenge in the protective clothing market.
This protective clothing market report provides details of new recent developments, trade regulations, import-export analysis, production analysis, value chain optimization, market share, impact of domestic and localized market players, analyses opportunities in terms of emerging revenue pockets, changes in market regulations, strategic market growth analysis, market size, category market growths, application niches and dominance, product approvals, product launches, geographic expansions, technological innovations in the market. To gain more info on the Protective Clothing market contact Data Bridge Market Research for an Analyst Brief, our team will help you take an informed market decision to achieve market growth.
COVID-19 Impact on Protective Clothing Market
As a result of the global pandemic caused by COVID-19, the protective clothing market is expected to grow slowly in 2020. The There has been a significant decline in industrial activity as a result of major country lockdowns, supply chain failures, raw material shortages, labour shortages, and temporary closure of operations. COVID has impacted the oil and gas and construction industries, but other industries have also experienced a slowdown. As a result, market growth for protective clothing will slow in 2020.
- Teijin Limited introduced a cooling vest in October 2019 that provides firefighters with heat resistance, flame resistance, and body heat reduction through the use of small electric fans. The new product launch will allow the company to better meet the needs of its end customers.
- Shigemitsu Works Co. Ltd. and Ansell Protective Solutions AB (APS) signed a distribution agreement in December 2021. (Japan). The agreement covers marketing, distribution, after-sales service, and product maintenance throughout Japan.
- Johnson Controls sold Scott Safety to 3M in October 2020. The acquisition enabled the company to expand its safety products and solutions portfolio.
Global Protective Clothing Market Scope
The protective clothing market is segmented on the basis of product type, material type, user type, application and end user. The growth amongst these segments will help you analyze meagre growth segments in the industries and provide the users with a valuable market overview and market insights to help them make strategic decisions for identifying core market applications.
- Cotton Fibres
- Aramid and Blends
- Polybenzimidazole (PBI)
- Ultra-High-Molecular-Weight Polyethylene (UHMWPE)
- Polyolefin and Blends
- Laminated Polyesters
- Industrial user
- Personal user
- Firefighting and Law Enforcement
- Oil and Gas
- Construction and Manufacturing
Protective Clothing Market Regional Analysis/Insights
The protective clothing market is analysed and market size insights and trends are provided by country, product type, material type, user type, application and end user as referenced above.
The countries covered in the protective clothing market report are U.S., Canada and Mexico in North America, Germany, France, U.K., Netherlands, Switzerland, Belgium, Russia, Italy, Spain, Turkey, Rest of Europe in Europe, China, Japan, India, South Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, Australia, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, Rest of Asia-Pacific (APAC) in the Asia-Pacific (APAC), Saudi Arabia, U.A.E, South Africa, Egypt, Israel, Rest of Middle East and Africa (MEA) as a part of Middle East and Africa (MEA), Brazil, Argentina and Rest of South America as part of South America.
Europe dominates the protective clothing market because of the region's widespread presence of key security shoe players. The application of standards and compliance with strict administrations accepting the use of protective shoes at the workplace is expected to drive regional product demand growth during the forecast period.
Asia-Pacific is expected to see significant growth in the protective clothing market due to the introduction of administrations that help in the utilisation of security shoes in work conditions, in conjunction with occupational safety standards. Increasing acceptance of health and safety practises in order to reduce workplace casualties is expected to drive an increase in product demand for safety clothing during the forecast period.
The country section of the report also provides individual market impacting factors and changes in market regulation that impact the current and future trends of the market. Data points like down-stream and upstream value chain analysis, technical trends and porter's five forces analysis, case studies are some of the pointers used to forecast the market scenario for individual countries. Also, the presence and availability of Global brands and their challenges faced due to large or scarce competition from local and domestic brands, impact of domestic tariffs and trade routes are considered while providing forecast analysis of the country data.
Competitive Landscape and Protective Clothing Market Share Analysis
The protective clothing market competitive landscape provides details by competitor. Details included are company overview, company financials, revenue generated, market potential, investment in research and development, new market initiatives, Global presence, production sites and facilities, production capacities, company strengths and weaknesses, product launch, product width and breadth, application dominance. The above data points provided are only related to the companies' focus related to protective clothing market.
Some of the major players operating in the protective clothing market are:
- Bata Brand (India)
- Honeywell International Inc. (U.S.)
- Wolverine World Wide Inc. (U.S.)
- Rahman Group (India)
- Dunlop Protective Clothing (Portugal)
- VF Corporation (U.S.)
- Uvex group (Germany)
- Hewat's Edinburgh (U.K.)
- ELTEN GmbH (Germany)
- COFRA Holding (Switzerland)
- Rock Fall Ltd. (U.K.)
- Oftenrich Holdings Co. Ltd. (U.S.)
Research Methodology: Global Protective Clothing Market
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