Market Research Logo

Global Welding Personal Protective Equipment Market (PPE), Forecast to 2021

Global Welding Personal Protective Equipment Market (PPE), Forecast to 2021

This research service provides an analysis of the global welding Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) market. The study addresses key aspects such as drivers and restraints, key regulations, and the potential for growth. Market drivers and restraints have been discussed for the period 2017-2021. Key welding techniques and processes have been defined including gas welding, arc welding, resistance welding, and laser welding. Products that lend themselves suitable for specific welding applications have been identified. Market, product, and technology trends for varied PPE segments have been analyzed with particular emphasis on trends, which are likely to result in a higher uptick in sales. Distribution channels have been identified. The impact of changing demographics of the welder base has been analysed.

Market share analysis has been provided for product segments including welding head and face protection, eye protection, hearing protection, hand protection, and protective clothing and foot protection. Specific emphasis has been laid on the factors that contribute to dominance in certain sub-segments. Competitive factors assessment for each product segment has been provided with an emphasis on features that improve comfort and performance. Growth estimates have been made for product segments, taking into account the challenges in the macroeconomic environment. An analysis has been provided for regions across the globe including North America, Western Europe, Rest of the World, and Asia-Pacific.

• Head and face protection
• Eye protection
• Hearing protection
• Protective gloves
• Protective eyewear
• Protective footwear
• Protective clothing

Pricing analysis has been provided for all product segments. Information on the degree of technology change and price sensitivity is provided and the level of risk is analysed. The fastest growing segments in the welding PPE industry are identified. Additionally, insights into major market trends that are likely to characterize the welding PPE market are provided. For example, the impact of changes made to directives governing the use of PPE in Europe. Other major trends such as uncertainty in the macroeconomic environment have been analysed. SWOT analysis has been carried out for the leading market participants in the welding PPE space including companies 3M, ESAB, Honeywell, Kimberly-Clark Professional, Uvex Safety, and Optrel. Growth opportunities that characterize the welding PPE ecosystem have been detailed, taking into account policy initiatives that are likely to have an impact on the market. Market participants in the welding PPE landscape that are emerging have been identified. Growth levers have been identified along with discussions on whether unit volumes or prices are likely to drive revenue.


  • Executive Summary
    • Key Findings
    • Executive Summary—Market Engineering Measurements
    • CEO's Perspective
  • Market Overview
    • Market Overview—Product Scope
    • Market Overview—Definitions
    • Market, Product, and Technology Trends
    • Regulations and Standards
    • Market Overview—Key Questions this Study will Answer
    • Market Overview—Segmentation by Product
    • Market Overview—Segmentation by Region
    • Market Overview—Distribution Channels
    • Market Overview—Definitions
  • Drivers and Restraints—Total Welding PPE Market
    • Market Drivers
    • Drivers Explained
    • Market Restraints
    • Restraints Explained
  • Forecasts and Trends—Total Welding PPE Market
    • Market Engineering Measurements
      • Table Total Welding PPE Market: Market Engineering Measurements, Global, 2016
    • Forecast Assumptions
    • Total Welding PPE Market Revenue Forecast
      • Table Total Welding PPE Market: Revenue Forecast, Global, 2013–2021
    • Revenue Forecast Discussion
    • Pricing Trends Discussion
    • Total Welding PPE Market—Percent Revenue Forecast by Region
    • Revenue Forecast by Region
      • Table Total Welding PPE Market: Revenue Forecast by Region, Global, 2013–2021
    • Total Welding PPE Market—Revenue Forecast by Region Discussion
  • Market Share and Competitive Analysis—Total Welding PPE Market
    • Competitive Analysis—Market Share
    • Market Share Analysis
      • Table Total Welding PPE Market: Company Market Share Analysis of Top 7 Participants Global, 2016
    • Competitive Environment
    • Top Competitors—SWOT Analysis
  • Growth Opportunities and Companies to Action
    • Transformation in the Welding Personal Protective Equipment Ecosystem—2016
    • Growth Opportunity 1—Advancements in Technology for Welding PPE
    • Growth Opportunity 2—Focus on Welder Safety
    • Growth Opportunity 3—Manufacturing Jobs Initiative in the United States
    • Growth Opportunity 4—Replacement of Aging Welding Workforce is Expected to Create Demand for PPE
    • Strategic Imperatives for Success and Growth
  • Head and Face Protection Market
    • Head and Face Protection Market Overview
    • Head and Face Protection Market—Market Engineering Measurements
      • Table Head and Face Protection Market: Market Engineering Measurements, Global, 2016
    • Head and Face Protection Market—Revenue Forecast
      • Table Head and Face Protection Market: Revenue Forecast, Global, 2013–2021
    • Head and Face Protection Segment—Revenue Forecast Discussion
    • Competitive Analysis—Market Share
    • Head and Face Protection Segment—Market Share
      • Table Head and Face Protection Market: Company Market Share Analysis of Top 6 Participants, Global, 2016
    • Head and Face Protection Segment—Competitive Environment
    • Head and Face Protection Segment—Competitive Factors Assessment (continued)
  • Eye Protection Market
    • Eye Protection Market Overview
    • Eye Protection Market—Market Engineering Measurements
      • Table Eye Protection Market: Market Engineering Measurements, Global, 2016
    • Eye Protection Market—Revenue Forecast
      • Table Eye Protection Market: Revenue Forecast, Global, 2013–2021
    • Eye Protection Market—Revenue Forecast Discussion
    • Eye Protection Market—Market Share
    • Eye Protection Market—Market Share Analysis
      • Table Eye Protection Market: Company Market Share Analysis of Top 6 Participants Global, 2016
    • Eye Protection Market—Competitive Environment
    • Eye Protection Market—Competitive Factors Assessment
  • Hearing Protection Market
    • Hearing Protection Market Overview
    • Hearing Protection Market—Market Engineering Measurements
      • Table Hearing Protection Market: Market Engineering Measurements, Global, 2016
    • Hearing Protection Market—Revenue Forecast
      • Table Hearing Protection Market: Revenue Forecast , Global, 2013–2021
    • Hearing Protection Market—Revenue Forecast Discussion
    • Competitive Analysis—Market Share
    • Hearing Protection Market—Market Share
      • Table Hearing Protection Segment: Market Share Analysis of Top 5 Participants, Global, 2016
    • Hearing Protection Market—Competitive Environment
    • Hearing Protection Market—Competitive Factors Assessment
  • Respiratory Protection Market
    • Respiratory Protection Market Overview
    • Respiratory Protection Market Overview and Trends
    • Respiratory Protection Market—Market Engineering Measurements
      • Table Respiratory Protection Market: Market Engineering Measurements, Global, 2016
    • Respiratory Protection Market—Revenue Forecast
      • Table Respiratory Protection Market: Revenue Forecast, Global, 2013–2021
    • Respiratory Protection Segment—Revenue Forecast Discussion
    • Competitive Analysis—Market Share
    • Respiratory Protection Market Share
      • Table Respiratory Protection Market: Company Market Share Analysis of Top 5 Participants Global, 2016
    • Respiratory Protection Market Share Analysis (continued)
    • Respiratory Protection Market—Competitive Environment
    • Respiratory Protection Market—Competitive Factors Assessment
  • Hand Protection Market
    • Hand Protection Market Overview
    • Hand Protection Market—Market Engineering Measurements
      • Table Hand Protection Market: Market Engineering Measurements, Global, 2016
    • Hand Protection Market—Revenue Forecast
      • Table Hand Protection Market: Revenue Forecast, Global, 2013–2021
    • Hand Protection Market—Revenue Forecast Discussion
    • Hand Protection Market—Market Share
    • Hand Protection Market—Market Share Analysis
      • Table Hand Protection Market: Company Market Share Analysis of Top 5 Participants Global, 2016
    • Hand Protection Segment—Competitive Environment
    • Hand Protection Segment—Competitive Factors Assessment
  • Protective Clothing Market
    • Protective Clothing Market Overview
    • Protective Clothing Market—Market Engineering Measurements
      • Table Protective Clothing Market: Market Engineering Measurements, Global, 2016
    • Protective Clothing Market—Revenue Forecast
      • Table Protective Clothing Market: Revenue Forecast, Global, 2013–2021
    • Protective Clothing Market—Revenue Forecast Discussion
    • Protective Clothing Market—Market Share
    • Protective Clothing Market—Market Share Analysis
      • Table Protective Clothing Market: Company Market Share Analysis of Top 5 Participants Global, 2016
    • Protective Clothing Market—Competitive Environment
    • Protective Clothing Market—Competitive Factors Assessment
  • Foot Protection Market
    • Foot Protection Market Overview
    • Foot Protection Market—Market Engineering Measurements
      • Table Protective Clothing Market: Market Engineering Measurements, Global, 2016
    • Foot Protection Market—Revenue Forecast
      • Table Foot Protection Market: Revenue Forecast, Global, 2013–2021
    • Foot Protection Market—Revenue Forecast Discussion
    • Foot Protection Market—Market Share
    • Foot Protection Market—Market Share Analysis
    • Foot Protection Market—Competitive Environment
    • Foot Protection Market—Competitive Factors Assessment
  • North America Breakdown
    • North America—Segmentation by Product
    • North America Market Revenue Forecast
      • Table Welding PPE Market: Revenue Forecast, North America 2013–2021
    • North America Revenue Forecast Discussion
    • Head and Face Protection Market—Revenue Forecast
      • Table Head and Face Protection Market: Revenue Forecast, North America, 2013–2021
    • Eye Protection Market—Revenue Forecast
      • Table Eye Protection Market: Revenue Forecast, North America, 2013–2021
    • Hearing Protection Market—Revenue Forecast
      • Table Hearing Protection Market: Revenue Forecast, North America, 2013–2021
    • Respiratory Protection Market—Revenue Forecast
      • Table Respiratory Protection Market: Revenue Forecast, North America, 2013–2021
    • Hand Protection Market—Revenue Forecast
      • Table Hand Protection Market: Revenue Forecast, North America, 2013–2021
    • Protective Clothing Market—Revenue Forecast
      • Table Protective Clothing Market: Revenue Forecast, North America, 2013–2021
    • Foot Protection Market—Revenue Forecast
      • Table Foot Protection Market: Revenue Forecast, North America, 2013–2021
  • Western Europe Breakdown
    • Western Europe—Segmentation by Product
    • Western Europe Market Revenue Forecast
      • Table Welding PPE Market: Revenue Forecast, Western Europe, 2013–2021
    • Western European Revenue Forecast Discussion
    • Head and Face Protection Market—Revenue Forecast
      • Table Head and Face Protection Market: Revenue Forecast, Western Europe, 2013–2021
    • Eye Protection Market—Revenue Forecast
      • Table Eye Protection Market: Revenue Forecast, Western Europe, 2013–2021
    • Hearing Protection Market—Revenue Forecast
      • Table Hearing Protection Market: Revenue Forecast, Western Europe, 2013–2021
    • Respiratory Protection Market—Revenue Forecast
      • Table Respiratory Protection Market: Revenue Forecast, Western Europe, 2013–2021
    • Hand Protection Segment—Revenue Forecast
      • Table Hand Protection Market: Revenue Forecast, Western Europe, 2013–2021
    • Protective Clothing Market—Revenue Forecast
      • Table Protective Clothing Market Revenue Forecast, Western Europe, 2013–2021
    • Foot Protection Market—Revenue Forecast
      • Table Foot Protection Market: Revenue Forecast, Western Europe, 2013–2021
  • Asia-Pacific Breakdown
    • Asia-Pacific—Segmentation by Product
    • Asia-Pacific Market Revenue Forecast
      • Table Welding PPE Market Revenue Forecast, Asia-Pacific, 2013–2021
    • Asia-Pacific Revenue Forecast Discussion
    • Head and Face Protection Market—Revenue Forecast
      • Table Head and Face Protection Market: Revenue Forecast, Asia-Pacific, 2013–2021
    • Eye Protection Market—Revenue Forecast
      • Table Eye Protection Market: Revenue Forecast, Asia-Pacific, 2013–2021
    • Hearing Protection Market—Revenue Forecast
      • Table Hearing Protection Market: Revenue Forecast, Asia-Pacific, 2013–2021
    • Respiratory Protection Segment—Revenue Forecast
      • Table Respiratory Protection Market: Revenue Forecast, Asia-Pacific, 2013–2021
    • Hand Protection Market—Revenue Forecast
      • Table Hand Protection Market: Revenue Forecast, Asia-Pacific, 2013–2021
    • Protective Clothing Market—Revenue Forecast
      • Table Protective Clothing Market: Revenue Forecast, Asia-Pacific, 2013–2021
    • Foot Protection Market—Revenue Forecast
      • Table Foot Protection Market: Revenue Forecast, Asia-Pacific, 2013–2021
  • ROW Breakdown
    • ROW—Segmentation by Product
    • ROW Market Revenue Forecast
      • Table Welding PPE Market: Revenue Forecast, ROW, 2013–2021
    • ROW Revenue Forecast Discussion
    • Head and Face Protection Market—Revenue Forecast
      • Table Head and Face Protection Market: Revenue Forecast, ROW, 2013–2021
    • Eye Protection Market—Revenue Forecast
      • Table Eye Protection Market: Revenue Forecast, ROW, 2013–2021
    • Hearing Protection Market—Revenue Forecast
      • Table Hearing Protection Market Revenue Forecast, ROW, 2013–2021
    • Respiratory Protection Market—Revenue Forecast
      • Table Respiratory Protection Market: Revenue Forecast, ROW, 2013–2021
    • Hand Protection Market—Revenue Forecast
      • Table Hand Protection Market: Revenue Forecast, ROW, 2013–2021
    • Protective Clothing Market—Revenue Forecast
      • Table Protective Clothing Market: Revenue Forecast, ROW, 2013–2021
    • Foot Protection Market—Revenue Forecast
      • Table Foot Protection Market: Revenue Forecast, ROW, 2013–2021
  • The Last Word
    • The Last Word—Three Big Predictions
  • Appendix
    • Market Engineering Methodology
    • List of Key Industry Participants
    • List of Companies Interviewed
    • Partial List of Companies in "Others"

Download our eBook: How to Succeed Using Market Research

Learn how to effectively navigate the market research process to help guide your organization on the journey to success.

Download eBook

Share this report