Industrial Protective Clothing Market Analysis - Global Industry Size, Share, Trends and Forecast, 2014 - 2024

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Industrial protective clothing refers to specially designed clothes with a purpose to safeguard personnel from hazardous effects which are caused while working in dangerous working conditions as well as acute changes in the environment. The stringent regulations and rising awareness for the use of such clothing is anticipated to increase the demand for industrial protective clothing market in the near future.

Market Dynamics

The rapid industrialization taking place in developing nations is directly influencing the market demand for industrial protective clothing. In addition to this, the rising concerns of the company officials regarding providing compensation, loss of productive hours and medical costs is also driving the market demand for industrial protective clothing. Also, the market is recently witnessing a growth in demand for multifunctional protective clothing which enables the protection of personnel from multiple hazards. However, certain factors including inadequate knowledge regarding health hazards and workplace safety particularly, in developing and under-developed economies are restricting the growth of market. Also, the huge investments required for research and development in industrial protective clothing along with high cost of specialized protective clothing is hampering the market growth.

Market Classification and Overview

The industrial protective clothing market is segmented by applications into thermal, mechanical, visibility, biological/radiation, chemical and others. By material type, the market is analyzed into aramid & blends, polyamide, cotton fibers, ultra high molecular weight polyethylene (UHMWPE), polyolefin & blends, polybenzimidazole fiber (PBI), laminated polyesters and others. Among the application segment, the market for thermal protection clothing is expected to contribute a large share owing to the protection it provides from extreme cold, arc flash, combustible dust explosion, and fire to the workers employed in several industrial environments such as metal industries, ceramic manufacturing, construction & manufacturing, welding foundries, firefighters etc. Also, the protection provided by thermal protective clothing relies on the requirement of protection.

Furthermore, the industry vertical of industrial protective clothing is segmented into manufacturing & construction, oil & gas, mining, military, healthcare and others. Among the industry vertical segments, the demand for industrial protective clothing in construction & manufacturing industry is projected to be high owing to the need for reduction in accidents and high level of uncertainties in the industries. Also, the governments of many countries have issued strict safety regulations for protective clothing. On the basis of end-user, the market is segmented into personal and industries. The industrial segment is expected to lead attributed to the high usage of protective clothing on a large scale in various industries globally as compared to the amount used by the personal users.

Lastly, the geographical segment is bifurcated into North America, Asia-Pacific, Europe, Middle East & Africa (MEA) and Latin America. The market in North America for industrial protective clothing is leading in terms of revenue. The growth in North America is attributed by stringent regulations from government for the use of industrial protective clothing. However, the Latin America market is anticipated to be the fastest growing industrial protective clothing market in the coming years owing to the increasing awareness towards the use of industrial protective clothing. Also, the growth in Asia-Pacific is increasing with the increasing public infrastructure development in developing economies such as India, China and many other Southeast Asian economies focusing on construction of airports, roadways, harbors and other such public infrastructures.

Report Coverage


Global Industrial Protective Clothing Market

Analysis Period

2014 – 2024

Historic Data

2014 – 2015

Base Year


Forecast Data

2017 – 2024

Market Stratification

Application, Material Type, End-User, Industry Vertical, Geography

Regional Scope

North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa (MEA)

Report Coverage

Market Trends, Drivers, Restraints, Porter's Five Forces Analysis, Competitive Analysis,

Player Profiling, Value Chain Analysis



Market Participants

Some of the major companies operating in the market include 3M Company, E.I. Dupont De Nemours and Company, Kimberly Clark Corp., Ansell Limited, Royal Tencate NV, Lakeland Industries, Inc., Teijin Limited, Honeywell International Inc., Sioen Industries NV and W.L. Gore & Associates, Inc. among others.

Market Segmentation

Market by Material Type

·         Aramid & blends

·         Polyamide

·         Cotton fibers

·         Ultra high molecular weight polyethylene (UHMWPE)

·         Polyolefin & blends

·         Polybenzimidazole fiber (PBI)

·         Laminated polyesters

·         Others

Market by Application

·         Thermal

·         Mechanical

·         Visibility

·         Biological/Radiation

·         Chemical

·         Others

Market by End-User

·         Personal

·         Industrial

Market by Industry Vertical

·         Manufacturing & construction

·         Oil & gas

·         Mining

·         Military

·         Healthcare

·         Others

Market by Geography

·         North America

o   US

o   Canada

o   Mexico

·         Europe

o   UK

o   Germany

o   France

o   Rest of Europe

·         Asia-Pacific

o   China

o   Japan

o   India

o   Philippines

o   Rest of Asia-Pacific

·         Latin America

o    Brazil

o   Chile

o   Rest of Latin America

·         Middle East and Africa (MEA)

o   South Africa

o   Saudi Arabia

o   Rest of MEA

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