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Protective Clothing Market by Material Type (Aramid & Blends, Polyolefin & Blends, Polyamide, and PBI), Application (Thermal, Chemical, and Visibility), End-Use Industry (Construction & Manufacturing, Oil & Gas, and Mining) - Global Forecast to 2021

By: marketsandmarkets.com
Publishing Date: October 2016
Report Code: AD 2156

 

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The market size of protective clothing was USD 6.87 Billion in 2015 and is projected to reach USD 9.95 Billion by 2021, registering a CAGR of 6.3% between 2016 and 2021. In this report, 2015 is considered as the base year and the forecast period is between 2016 and 2021.

The objectives of this study are:

  • To define, describe, and analyze the global protective clothing market by type, application, end-use industry, user type and region
  • To forecast and analyze the market size (in terms of value) and different submarkets for five regions Asia-Pacific, Europe, North America, the Middle East & Africa, and South America
  • To forecast and analyze the market at country level for each region
  • To strategically analyze each submarket with respect to individual growth trend and its contribution to the global protective clothing market
  • To analyze opportunities in the market for the stakeholders by identifying high-growth segments of the protective clothing market
  • To identify significant market trends and factors that are driving or inhibiting growth of the market and its submarkets
  • To analyze competitive developments, such as expansions, joint ventures, new products launches, and acquisitions, in the protective clothing market
  • To strategically profile the key market players and comprehensively analyze their growth strategies

This technical, market-oriented, and commercial research study of the protective clothing market involves the extensive use of secondary sources, directories, and databases (such as Hoovers, Bloomberg BusinessWeek, and Factiva) to identify and collect information. The primary sources mainly include several industry experts from core and related industries and preferred suppliers, manufacturers, distributors, service providers, and organizations related to all segments of the industry’s supply chain. After arriving at the overall market size, the total market has been split into several segments and subsegments. The figure below illustrates the breakdown of the primary interviews based on company type, designation, and region conducted during the research study:

Protective Clothing Market

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The protective clothing value chain includes raw material manufacturers such as 3M Company (U.S.), E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (U.S.), Ansell Limited (U.S), Kimberly Clark Corp (U.S.), and Lakeland Industries, Inc. (U.S.). Honeywell International Inc. (U.S.), Royal Ten Cate (Netherlands), Sioen Industries NV (Belgium), and Lakeland industries (U.S.). The products manufactured by these companies are used by end-use industries such as oil & gas, construction & manufacturing, healthcare, mining, and military.

The target audiences for the protective clothing market report are as follows:

  • Protective clothing manufacturers
  • Protective clothing suppliers
  • Raw material suppliers
  • Service providers
  • End users such as oil & gas, construction & manufacturing, healthcare, and others
  • Government bodies

Scope of the Report

This report categorizes the global market of protective clothing on the basis of type, application, end-use industry, user type, and region.

Protective Clothing Market, by Type:

  • Aramid & Blends
  • Polyolefins & Blends
  • Polyamide
  • PBI
  • UHMW Polyethylene
  • Cotton Fibers
  • Laminated Polyesters
  • Others (Various Rubber and Leather Types)

Protective Clothing Market, by Application:

  • Thermal
  • Chemical
  • Mechanical
  • Biological/Radiation
  • Visibility
  • Others

Protective Clothing Market, by End-Use industry:

  • Oil & Gas
  • Construction & Manufacturing
  • Healthcare/Medical
  • Firefighting & Law Enforcement
  • Mining
  • Military
  • Others

Protective Clothing Market, by User Type:

  • Personal
  • Industrial

Protective Clothing Market, by Region:

  • Asia-Pacific
  • North America
  • Europe
  • Middle East & Africa
  • South America

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Regional Analysis       

  • Further breakdown of a region with respect to a particular country, additional application, and/or type

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  • Additional country information (up to 3)

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  • Detailed analysis and profiling of additional market players (up to 5)

Table of Content

1 Introduction (Page No. - 17)
    1.1 Objectives of the Study
    1.2 Market Definition
    1.3 Market Scope
           1.3.1 Markets Covered
           1.3.2 Years Considered for the Study
    1.4 Currency
    1.5 Limitations
    1.6 Stakeholders

2 Research Methodology (Page No. - 22)
    2.1 Research Data
           2.1.1 Secondary Data
                    2.1.1.1 Key Data From Secondary Sources
           2.1.2 Primary Data
                    2.1.2.1 Key Data From Primary Sources
                    2.1.2.2 Key Industry Insights
                    2.1.2.3 Breakdown of Primary Interviews
    2.2 Market Size Estimation
           2.2.1 Bottom-Up Approach
           2.2.2 Top-Down Approach
    2.3 Data Triangulation
    2.4 Research Assumptions

3 Executive Summary (Page No. - 30)

4 Premium Insights (Page No. - 35)
    4.1 Significant Opportunities for the Protective Clothing Market
    4.2 Protective Clothing Market Growth, By Region  (2016–2021)
    4.3 Protective Clothing Market in North America
    4.4 Protective Clothing Market Attractiveness
    4.5 Protective Clothing Market, By Material Type
    4.6 Protective Clothing Market, By End-Use Industry
    4.7 Protective Clothing Market, By User Type

5 Market Overview (Page No. - 41)
    5.1 Introduction
    5.2 Market Segmentation
           5.2.1 Protective Clothing Market, By Material Type
           5.2.2 Protective Clothing Market, By Application
           5.2.3 Protective Clothing Market, By End Use Industry
           5.2.4 Protective Clothing Market, By User Type
           5.2.5 Protective Clothing Market, By Region
    5.3 Market Dynamics
           5.3.1 Drivers
                    5.3.1.1 Strict Regulations Pertaining to Safety of the Personnel in Developed Economies
                    5.3.1.2 Rising Awareness About the Safety of Workers
                    5.3.1.3 High Growth in Developing Economies
           5.3.2 Restraints
                    5.3.2.1 High Price of Specialized Clothing
                    5.3.2.2 Requirement of Massive Investment for R&D
           5.3.3 Opportunities
                    5.3.3.1 Use of Phase Change Materials
                    5.3.3.2 Multifunctional Clothing
    5.4 Technology
           5.4.1 Nanotechnology

6 Industry Trends (Page No. - 49)
    6.1 Value Chain Analysis
           6.1.1 Raw Material
           6.1.2 Manufacturing
           6.1.3 Distribution
           6.1.4 End User
    6.2 Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
           6.2.1 Threat of New Entrants
           6.2.2 Threat of Substitutes
           6.2.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
           6.2.4 Bargaining Power of Buyers
           6.2.5 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry
    6.3 Protective Clothing Standards
    6.4 Industry Outlook
           6.4.1 Medical/Healthcare
           6.4.2 Construction

7 Protective Clothing Market, By Material Type (Page No. - 58)
    7.1 Introduction
    7.2 Revenue Pocket Matrix, By Material Type
    7.3 Aramid & Blends
    7.4 Polyolefin & Blends
    7.5 Polyamide
    7.6 PBI
    7.7 Cotton Fibers
    7.8 Laminated Polyesters
    7.9 UHMW PE
    7.10 Others

8 Protective Clothing Market, By Application (Page No. - 72)
    8.1 Introduction
    8.2 Thermal
    8.3 Visibility
    8.4 Mechanical
    8.5 Chemical
    8.6 Biological/Radiation
    8.7 Other Applications

9 Protective Clothing Market, By End-Use Industry (Page No. - 84)
    9.1 Introduction
           9.1.1 Revenue Pocket Matrix, By End-Use Industry
    9.2 Construction & Manufacturing
           9.2.1 Visibility
           9.2.2 Arc Protection
    9.3 Oil & Gas
    9.4 Firefighting & Law Enforcement
    9.5 Healthcare/Medical
           9.5.1 Cleaning Room Protection
           9.5.2 Bio-Hazard Protection
    9.6 Military
           9.6.1 Tactical Vest
           9.6.2 Body Armor
    9.7 Mining
    9.8 Others

10 Protective Clothing Market, By User Type (Page No. - 101)
     10.1 Introduction
     10.2 Industrial User
     10.3 Personal User

11 Protective Clothing Market, By Region (Page No. - 105)
     11.1 Introduction
     11.2 North America
             11.2.1 U.S.
             11.2.2 Canada
             11.2.3 Mexico
     11.3 Europe
             11.3.1 Germany
             11.3.2 France
             11.3.3 Italy
             11.3.4 U.K.
             11.3.5 Spain
             11.3.6 Russia
             11.3.7 Rest of Europe
     11.4 Asia-Pacific
             11.4.1 China
             11.4.2 India
             11.4.3 Japan
             11.4.4 South Korea
             11.4.5 Australia
             11.4.6 Rest of Asia-Pacific
     11.5 Middle East and Africa
             11.5.1 Saudi Arabia
             11.5.2 Iraq
             11.5.3 UAE
             11.5.4 South Africa
             11.5.5 Rest of Middle East & Africa
     11.6 South America
             11.6.1 Brazil
             11.6.2 Venezuela
             11.6.3 Argentina
     11.7 Chile

12 Competitive Landscape (Page No. - 149)
     12.1 Overview
     12.2 Competitive Benchmarking
     12.3 Market Share Analysis
     12.4 Competitive Situations and Trends
             12.4.1 New Product Launches
             12.4.2 Expansions
             12.4.3 Agreements
             12.4.4 Partnerships
             12.4.5 Mergers & Acquisitions
             12.4.6 Supply Contracts

13 Company Profiles (Page No. - 158)
(Overview, Financial*, Products & Services, Strategy, and Developments)
     13.1 3M Company
     13.2 E. I. Dupont De Nemours and Company
     13.3 Ansell Limited
     13.4 Kimberly Clark Corp
     13.5 Lakeland Industries, Inc.
     13.6 Honeywell International Inc.
     13.7 Royal Tencate NV
     13.8 Teijin Limited
     13.9 Sioen Industries NV
     13.10 W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc.
     13.11 Other Players

*Details Might Not Be Captured in Case of Unlisted Companies.

14 Appendix (Page No. - 189)
     14.1 Insights From Industry Experts
     14.2 Discussion Guide
     14.3 Knowledge Store: Marketsandmarkets Subscription Portal
     14.4 Introducing RT: Real Time Market Intelligence
     14.5 Available Customizations
     14.6 Related Reports


List of Tables (92 Tables)

Table 1 Safety Standards for Industries
Table 2 Total Healthcare Expenditure (Percentage of GDP), By Country, 2010–2014
Table 3 Protective Clothing Market Size, By Material Type, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 4 Aramid & Blends-Based Protective Clothing Market Size, By Region, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 5 Polyolefin & Blends-Based Protective Clothing Market Size, By Region, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 6 Polyamide-Based Protective Clothing Market Size, By Region, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 7 PBI-Based Protective Clothing Market Size, By Region, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 8 Cotton Fibers-Based Protective Clothing Market Size, By Region, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 9 Laminated Polyesters-Based Protective Clothing Market Size, By Region, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 10 UHMW PE-Based Protective Clothing Market Size, By Region, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 11 Other Materials-Based Protective Clothing Market Size, By Region, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 12 Protective Clothing Market Size, By Application, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 13 Protective Clothing Market Size in Thermal Application, By Region, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 14 Protective Clothing Market Size in Thermal Application, By End-Use Industry, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 15 Protective Clothing Market Size in Visibility Application, By Region, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 16 Protective Clothing Market Size in Visibility Application, By End-Use Industry, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 17 Protective Clothing Market Size in Mechanical Application, By Region, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 18 Protective Clothing Market Size in Mechanical Application, By End-Use Industry, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 19 Types of Protective Clothing
Table 20 Protective Clothing Market Size in Chemical Application, By Region, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 21 Protective Clothing Market Size in Chemical Application, By End-Use Industry, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 22 Protective Clothing Market Size in Biological/Radiation Application, By Region, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 23 Protective Clothing Market Size in Biological/Radiation Application, By End-Use Industry, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 24 Protective Clothing Market Size in Other Applications, By Region, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 25 Protective Clothing Market Size in Other Applications, By End-Use Industry, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 26 Protective Equipment & Clothing Applications Across End-Use Industries
Table 27 Protective Clothing Market Size, By End-Use Industry, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 28 Protective Clothing Market Size in Construction & Manufacturing Industry, By Region, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 29 Protective Clothing Market Size in Construction & Manufacturing, By Application, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 30 Protective Clothing Market Size in Oil & Gas Industry, By Region, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 31 Protective Clothing Market Size in Oil & Gas Industry, By Application, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 32 Protective Clothing Market Size in Firefighting & Law Enforcement, By Region, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 33 Protective Clothing Market Size in Firefighting & Law Enforcement, By Application, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 34 Protective Clothing Market Size in Healthcare/Medical Industry, By Region, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 35 Protective Clothing Market Size in Healthcare/Medical Industry, By Application, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 36 Protective Clothing Market Size in Military, By Region, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 37 Protective Clothing Market Size in Military, By Application, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 38 Protective Clothing Market Size in Mining Industry, By Region, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 39 Protective Clothing Market Size in Mining Industry, By Application, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 40 Protective Clothing Market Size in Other End-Use Industries, By Region, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 41 Protective Clothing Market Size in Other End-Use Industries, By Application, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 42 Protective Clothing Market Size, By User Type, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 43 Protective Clothing Market Size for Industrial User, By Region, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 44 Protective Clothing Market Size for Personal User, By Region, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 45 Protective Clothing Market Size, By Region, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 46 North America: Protective Clothing Market Size, By Country, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 47 North America: Protective Clothing Market Size, By Material Type, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 48 North America: Protective Clothing Market Size, By Application, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 49 North America: Protective Clothing Market Size, By End-Use Industry, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 50 North America: Protective Clothing Market Size, By User Type, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 51 U.S.: Protective Clothing Market Size, By End-Use Industry, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 52 Canada: Protective Clothing Market Size, By End-Use Industry, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 53 Mexico: Protective Clothing Market Size, By End-Use Industry, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 54 Europe: Protective Clothing Market Size, By Country, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 55 Europe: Protective Clothing Market Size, By Material Type, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 56 Europe: Protective Clothing Market Size, By Application, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 57 Europe: Protective Clothing Market Size, By End-Use Industry, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 58 Europe: Protective Clothing Market Size, By User Type, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 59 Germany: Protective Clothing Market Size, By End-Use Industry, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 60 France: Protective Clothing Market Size, By End-Use Industry, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 61 Italy: Protective Clothing Market Size, By End-Use Industry, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 62 Asia-Pacific: Protective Clothing Market Size, By Country, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 63 Asia-Pacific: Protective Clothing Market Size, By Material Type, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 64 Asia-Pacific: Protective Clothing Market Size, By Application, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 65 Asia-Pacific: Protective Clothing Market Size, By End-Use Industry, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 66 Asia-Pacific: Protective Clothing Market Size, By User Type, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 67 China: Protective Clothing Market Size, By End-Use Industry, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 68 India: Protective Clothing Market Size, By End-Use Industry, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 69 Japan: Protective Clothing Market Size, By End-Use Industry, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 70 Middle East & Africa: Protective Clothing Market Size, By Country, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 71 Middle East & Africa: Protective Clothing Market Size, By Material Type, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 72 Middle East & Africa: Protective Clothing Market Size, By Application, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 73 Middle East & Africa: Protective Clothing Market Size, By End-Use Industry, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 74 Middle East & Africa: Protective Clothing Market Size, By User Type, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 75 Saudi Arabia: Protective Clothing Market Size, By End-Use Industry, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 76 Iraq: Protective Clothing Market Size, By End-Use Industry, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 77 UAE: Protective Clothing Market Size, By End-Use Industry, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 78 South America: Protective Clothing Market Size, By Country, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 79 South America: Protective Clothing Market Size, By Material Type, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 80 South America: Protective Clothing Market Size, By Application, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 81 South America: Protective Clothing Market Size, By End-Use Industry, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 82 South America: Protective Clothing Market Size, User Type, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 83 Brazil: Protective Clothing Market Size, By End-Use Industry, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 84 Venezuela: Protective Clothing Market Size, By End-Use Industry, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 85 Competitive Benchmarking of Players
Table 86 New Product Launches, 2014–2016
Table 87 Expansions, 2014–2016
Table 88 Agreements, 2014–2016
Table 89 Partnerships, 2014–2016
Table 90 Mergers & Acquisitions, 20142016
Table 91 Supply Contracts, 20142016
Table 92 Lakeland Industries Inc.: Products & Their Description


List of Figures (83 Figures)

Figure 1 Protective Clothing Market Segmentation
Figure 2 Protective Clothing Market: Research Design
Figure 3 Market Size Estimation: Bottom-Up Approach
Figure 4 Market Size Estimation: Top-Down Approach
Figure 5 Protective Clothing Market: Data Triangulation
Figure 6 Aramid & Blends to Dominate the Protective Clothing Market, 2016-2021
Figure 7 Biological/Radiation Segment to Register the Highest CAGR During the Forecast Period
Figure 8 Construction & Manufacturing is the Largest End-Use Industry for the Protective Clothing Market
Figure 9 South America to Register the Highest CAGR During Forecast Period
Figure 10 Protective Clothing Market to Witness Rapid Growth Between 2016 and 2021
Figure 11 South America to Witness the Highest Growth Rate Between 2016 and 2021
Figure 12 The U.S. Accounted for the Largest Share of the Protective Clothing Market in North America, 2015
Figure 13 South America to Be the Fastest-Growing Protective Clothing Market Between 2016 and 2021
Figure 14 Aramid & Blends to Dominate the Protective Clothing Market During the Forecast Period
Figure 15 Construction & Manufacturing Accounted for the Largest Market Share, 2015
Figure 16 Industrial Users Accounted for the Largest Share in the Protective Clothing Market, 2016 - 2021
Figure 17 Overview of the Factors Governing the Global Protective Clothing Market
Figure 18 PCM: Process Description
Figure 19 Value Chain Analysis for Protective Clothing
Figure 20 Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
Figure 21 Construction Industry Growth Rate, 2014
Figure 22 Aramid & Blends to Dominate the Protective Clothing Market During the Forecast Period
Figure 23 Aramid & Blends is the Largest Material Type for Protective Clothing
Figure 24 North America to Drive the Demand for Aramid & Blends-Based Protective Clothing Market During the Forecast Period
Figure 25 Asia-Pacific to Be the Largest Market for Polyolefin & Blends-Based Protective Clothing Market During the Forecast Period
Figure 26 North America to Account for Major Share of the Polyamide-Based Protective Clothing Market During the Forecast Period
Figure 27 North America to Dominate the PBI-Based Protective Clothing Market , 2016-2021
Figure 28 North America to Be the Largest Cotton Fiber Market-Based Protective Clothing Market, 2016-2021
Figure 29 Asia-Pacific to Dominate the Market for Laminated Polyesters-Based Protective Clothing Market, 2016-2021
Figure 30 Asia-Pacific to Be the Second-Largest Market for UHMW PE-Based Protective Clothing , 2016-2021
Figure 31 North America to Dominate the Other Material-Based Protective Clothing Market, 2016-2021
Figure 32 Thermal Application to Dominate the Protective Clothing Market, 2016-2021
Figure 33 North America to Drive the Protective Clothing Market in Thermal Application
Figure 34 Regulations to Drive the North American Market for High Visibility Protective Clothing, 2016-2021
Figure 35 North America & Asia-Pacific to Lead the Market for Protective Clothing in Mechanical Application, 2016-2021
Figure 36 Europe to Dominate the Protective Clothing Market in Chemical Application , 2016-2021
Figure 37 High Growth in Nuclear Activity to Drive the Protective Clothing Market in the Biological/Radiation Application, 2016-2021
Figure 38 Europe to Be the Second Largest Market for Protective Clothing in Other Applications , 2016-2021
Figure 39 Construction & Manufacturing Industry to Dominate the Protective Clothing Market During the Forecast Period
Figure 40 Construction & Manufacturing is the Largest End-Use Industry
Figure 41 Asia-Pacific to Be the Largest Protective Clothing Market in Construction & Manufacturing Industry During the Forecast Period
Figure 42 Europe is Expected to Dominate the Protective Clothing Market in Oil & Gas Industry During the Forecast Period
Figure 43 North America to Account for the Largest Protective Clothing Market for Firefighting & Law Enforcement Industry, 2016-2021
Figure 44 North America to Be the Largest Protective Clothing Market in Healthcare/Medical Industry During the Forecast Period
Figure 45 North America to Surpass Asia-Pacific for Protective Clothing Market in Military Industry During the Forecast Period
Figure 46 Asia-Pacific to Account for the Largest Protective Clothing Market in the Mining Industry, 2016-2021
Figure 47 North America to Dominate the Protective Clothing Market in Other End-Use Industries During the Forecast Period
Figure 48 Industrial User Expected to Dominate the Protective Clothing Market, 2016-2021
Figure 49 North America to Dominate the Protective Clothing Market for Industrial Users, 2016-2021
Figure 50 North America to Drive the Personal User Protective Clothing Market,2016-2021
Figure 51 Regional Snapshot (2016–2021): India and Brazil are Emerging as New Hotspots
Figure 52 North American Market Snapshot: the U.S. Estimated to Continue Dominating the Protective Clothing Market, 2016-2021
Figure 53 European Market Snapshot: Germany to Register High Growth
Figure 54 U.K: Protective Clothing Market, 2014–2021
Figure 55 Spain: Protective Clothing Market, 2014–2021
Figure 56 Russia: Protective Clothing Market, 2016–2021
Figure 57 Rest of Europe: Protective Clothing Market, 2016–2021
Figure 58 Asia-Pacific Market Snapshot: China to Dominate the Market During the Forecast Period
Figure 59 South Korea: Protective Clothing Market, 2014–2021
Figure 60 Australia: Protective Clothing Market, 2014–2021
Figure 61 Rest of Asia-Pacific: Protective Clothing Market, 2014–2021
Figure 62 South Africa: Protective Clothing Market, 2014–2021
Figure 63 Rest of Middle East & Africa: Protective Clothing Market, 2014–2021
Figure 64 Argentina: Protective Clothing Market, 2014–2021
Figure 65 Chile: Protective Clothing Market, 2014–2021
Figure 66 Rest of South America: Protective Clothing Market, 2014–2021
Figure 67 Companies Adopted New Product Launches as the Key Growth Strategy Between 2014 and 2016
Figure 68 Key Growth Strategies in the Protective Clothing Market, 2014–2016
Figure 69 Protective Clothing Market Share, By Company, 2015
Figure 70 3M Company: Company Snapshot
Figure 71 3M Company: SWOT Analysis
Figure 72 E. I. Dupont De Nemours and Company: Company Snapshot
Figure 73 E.I. Dupont De Nemours and Company: SWOT Analysis
Figure 74 Ansell Limited: Company Snapshot
Figure 75 Ansell Limited: SWOT Analysis
Figure 76 Kimberly Clark Corp: Company Snapshot
Figure 77 Kimberly Clark Corp: SWOT Analysis
Figure 78 Lakeland Industries, Inc.: Company Snapshot
Figure 79 Lakeland Industries, Inc.: SWOT Analysis
Figure 80 Honeywell International Inc.: Company Snapshot
Figure 81 Royal Tencate NV: Company Snapshot
Figure 82 Teijin Limited: Company Snapshot
Figure 83 Sioen Industries NV: Company Snapshot

The global market size of protective clothing was USD 7.33 Billion in 2016, and is projected to reach USD 9.95 Billion by 2021, registering a CAGR of 6.3% during the forecast period. The increasing awareness and stringent regulations for use of protective clothing is expected to generate its high demand and drive the protective clothing market during the forecast period.

The protective clothing market is classified on the basis of type, namely, aramid & blends, polyolefin & blends, polyamide, PBI, cotton fibers, laminated polyesters, and others. Aramid & blends dominated the protective clothing market, followed by PBI, in 2015.

PBI is expected to witness the highest CAGR between 2016 and 2021. The growth is mainly due to e advanced properties such as high thermal and chemical stability which, like aramid fibers, does not burn in air. PBI has less process ability and hence is often blended with other materials to increase performance and decrease cost of the overall fabric produced.

The protective clothing market is classified on the basis of application, namely, thermal, chemical, mechanical, visibility and others. Thermal protective clothing provides protection from extreme cold, combustible dust explosion, arc flash, and fire to the workers in varied industries, including metal industries, welding, foundries, ceramics manufacture, firefighters, construction & manufacturing. Hence, it is the major application. The protection offered by thermal protective clothing depends on the kind of protection required.

The protective clothing market is segmented on the basis of end-use industry, namely, oil & gas, construction & manufacturing, healthcare/medical, mining, military, and others. The demand for protective clothing is the largest from the construction & manufacturing industry. Construction & manufacturing is the most dominant end-use industry worldwide of the protective clothing market. To reduce accidents and uncertainties in industries, governments of many countries globally have issued safety policies.

The protective clothing market is also segmented on the basis of users, namely industrial and personal. Industrial users dominate the market due to use of protective clothing in all types of industries in high amount compared to personal users.

The protective clothing market is segmented on the basis of region, namely, Asia-Pacific, Europe, North America, Middle East & Africa, and South America. Currently, North America is the largest market for protective clothing. The stringent regulations on the use of protective clothing in the region are expected to drive the increasing demand for protective clothing. South America is projected to be the fastest-growing market between 2016 and 2021. This growth is attributed to the rising awareness for the use of protective clothing in the region.

Protective Clothing Market

High cost of specialized protective clothing and huge investment in R&D for protective clothing are the factors restraining growth of the market.

Some of the key players of the market are 3M Company (U.S.), E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (U.S.), Ansell Limited (U.S), Kimberly Clark Corp (U.S.), and Lakeland Industries, Inc. (U.S.). Honeywell International Inc. (U.S.), Royal Ten Cate (Netherlands), Sioen Industries NV (Belgium), and Lakeland industries (U.S.) among others. These players compete with each other with respect to prices, and offer wide range of products to meet the market requirements.

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