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Protective Clothing Market Is Expected to Reach $10,211 Million, Globally, by 2022

Stringent governmental regulations regarding the safety of workers such as occupational safety and health act (OSHA) and flammable fabrics act under consumer product safety commission are expected to fuel market growth over the forecast period.


Portland, OR -- (SBWIRE) -- 07/06/2018 -- Global Protective Clothing Market by Material Type (Aramid & Blends, Polyolefin & Blends, Polybenzimidazole, Cotton Fibers, Laminated Polyesters and Others); Application (Thermal, Mechanical, Chemical, Radiation and Others) and End-user Industry (Oil & Gas, Construction & Manufacturing, Pharmaceuticals, Law Enforcement & Military, Firefighting) is expected to reach $10,211 million by 2022 from $8,003 million in 2015, registering a CAGR of 3.6% from 2016 to 2022, according to a new report by published by Allied Market Research. It is anticipated that aramid & blends segment would generate the highest revenue throughout the forecast period. In the year 2015, North America led the global market, and is expected to maintain its position throughout the study period.

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The industry players made significant investments on new commercial avenues for their product segments via strategic partnerships & collaborations. Governmental funding towards extensive research and development activities coupled with an increasing support for application of protective clothing. There is a rise in demand for protective clothing from various end-user industries and an increase in application scope owing to its superior properties. Also, the decrease in prices of protective clothing owing to the improving manufacturing technologies is expected to drive the demand for protective clothing over the forecast period. However, factors such as high price of protective clothing and a constant threat of substitution are expected to hamper the market growth during the forecast period.

In the year 2015, construction & manufacturing was the largest end-user industry accounted for majority of the market share owing to the stringent government regulations regarding worker safety, followed by oil & gas, law enforcement & military, firefighting and pharmaceuticals segment. The thermal segment is accepted to generate highest revenue over the forecast period owing to the increasing demand for fire and flame resistant clothing from various end-user industries, whereas, the radiation segment is expected to grow at the fastest rate over the forecast period.

Key Findings of the Protective Clothing Market
1. Radiation segment is expected to witness highest CAGR of 4.4% during the forecast period.
2. Aramid and Polyolefin segment together accounted for more than half of the market share in 2015.
3. North America is expected to generate highest revenue over the forecast period, whereas, Asia-Pacific is anticipated to be the fastest growing segment in the foreseeable future.
4. In 2015, U.S. led the world demand for protective clothing and is expected to remain same during the forecast period.
5. Oil & gas segment, followed by pharmaceuticals, are expected to be the fastest growing end-user industries over the forecast period.
6. DuPont holds highest market share in the world protective clothing market.

In 2015, North America and Asia-Pacific collectively accounted for nearly two-thirds of the worldwide demand for protective clothing and are expected to maintain their lead position throughout the forecast period. However, Asia-Pacific is projected to be the fastest growing region, with a CAGR of 4.2% in value terms, followed by LAMEA, Europe and North America.

The report provides comprehensive analysis of the key players that operate in the world protective clothing market such as 3M Company, DuPont, Teijin limited, Lakeland Industries, Workrite Uniform Company Inc., Ballyclare Limited, Glen Raven, Cetriko, W.L. Gore & Associates, and Koninklijke Ten Cate Nv. Among these 3M, DuPont, Teijin Limited, Workrite Uniform Company, and Koninklijke Ten Cate. These players occupy a major share in the world protective clothing market followed by other tier 2 and tier 3 players worldwide.

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