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Western European Respiratory Protection Market, Forecast to 2022

Western European Respiratory Protection Market, Forecast to 2022

This research service focuses on the respiratory protection market in Western Europe. Starting with the need for personal protective equipment, the report lists and explains the market drivers, restraints, forecasts, and product and technology trends. It also includes a CEO’s 360-degree perspective of the market.

The study provides product segmentation in 6 sections: disposable masks, non-disposable masks, powered air-purifying respirators (PAPRs), self-contained breathing apparatuses (SCBAs), airline respirators, and escape respirators in the Western European region.

It also provides the breakdown of the regional markets of Germany, France, the UK and Ireland, Italy, Scandinavia, Benelux, Iberia, and Alpine.

Forecast Assumptions
The following factors have been considered for forecasts:
• End-user industry growth and employment outlook of industries in different regions
• Usage and replacement rates for end-user industries and product segment
• Expected impact of new PPE and ISO directives on different RPE product segments
• Interplay and substitution trends between different types of respiratory protective equipment
• Price growth dynamics of different types of respiratory equipment

Key Issues Addressed
Is the market growing? How long will it continue to grow, and at what rate?
Are the existing competitors well placed to meet customer needs?
Who are the market leaders?
Will the structure of the market change over time?
Will the market remain as highly consolidated as it is now?
Do the products/services offered today meet customer needs or is additional development needed?
Which product attributes do end users find most important?
What new features are sought after?

Key Conclusions
The Western Europe respiratory protection market grew by 1.6% from 2016 to 2017 and reached a revenue of €645.7 million.

Germany, France and the UK are likely to be the three biggest countries, in terms of RPE, largely driven by healthy growth in industry employment and the stringent enforcement of regulations in these countries.

New PPE directive and the impending introduction of ISO standards are expected to improve revenue growth and compliances in the supply chain.

Recovery in the oil and gas industry and the resurgence of construction and manufacturing sectors will also drive revenue.

Firefighting SCBA will see moderate growth in response to the technology integration upgrades that are expected to take place during the forecast period.

Of the various respiratory protection equipment, PAPR will witness higher growth than other RPE, in part due to gradual shift of end users to a higher level of protection.


  • Executive Summary
    • Key Findings-Top 4 Things PPE Suppliers Should Know
    • Market Engineering Measurements
    • CEO's Perspective
  • Total Western European Respiratory Protection Market-Market Overview
    • Market Definitions
    • Market Segmentation
    • Geographical Scope
    • End User Scope
    • Major Standards
    • Key Questions This Study Will Answer
    • Market Segmentation
    • Market Distribution Channels
  • Drivers and Restraints-Total Western European
    • Market Drivers
    • Drivers Explained
    • Market Restraints
    • Restraints Explained
  • Forecasts and Trends-Total Western European Respiratory Protection Market
    • Market Engineering Measurements
      • Table Total Respiratory Protection Market: Market Engineering Measurements, Western Europe, 2017 Market Overview
    • Forecast Assumptions
    • Revenue Forecast
      • Table Total Respiratory Protection Market: Revenue Forecast, Western Europe, 2014-2022
    • Revenue Forecast Discussion
    • Pricing Trends
    • Pricing Trends Discussion
    • Percent Revenue Forecast by Region
    • Revenue Forecast by Region
      • Table Total Respiratory Protection Market: Revenue Forecast by Region, 2014-2022
    • Percent Revenue Forecast by End User
    • Revenue Forecast by End User
      • Table Total Respiratory Protection Market: Revenue Forecast by End User, Western Europe, 2014- 2022
  • Market Share and Competitive Analysis-Total Western European Respiratory Protection Market
    • Market Share
    • Competitive Environment
    • Top Competitors
  • Growth Opportunities and Companies to Action
    • Growth Opportunity 1-Technology Integration and Digitisation in the Firefighting SCBA Market
    • Growth Opportunity 2-PAPR Product Development in the Healthcare Market
    • Strategic Imperatives for Success and Growth
  • CEO's 360 Degree Perspective on the Western European Respiratory Protection Industry
    • CEO's 360 Degree Perspective
  • Disposable Respirator Segment
    • Overview and Introduction
    • Key Findings
    • Market Engineering Measurements
      • Table Disposable Respirator Segment: Market Engineering Measurements, Western Europe, 2017
    • Revenue Forecast
      • Table Disposable Respirator Segment: Revenue Forecast, Western Europe, 2014-2022
    • Revenue Forecast Discussion
    • Percent Revenue Forecast by Region
    • Revenue Forecast by Region
      • Table Disposable Respirator Segment: Revenue Forecast by Region, 2014-2022
    • Percent Revenue Forecast by End User
    • Revenue Forecast by End User
      • Table Disposable Respirator Segment: Revenue Forecast by End User, Western Europe, 2014-2022
    • End User Trends
    • Market Share Analysis
    • Competitive Environment
    • Competitive Factors Assessment
  • Non-Disposable Respirator Segment
    • Overview and Introduction
    • Key Findings
    • Market Engineering Measurements
      • Table Non-disposable Respirator Segment: Market Engineering Measurements, Western Europe, 2017
    • Revenue Forecast
      • Table Non-disposable Respirator Segment: Revenue Forecast, Western Europe, 2014-2022
    • Revenue Forecast Discussion
    • Percent Revenue Forecast by Region
    • Revenue Forecast by Region
      • Table Non-disposable Respirator Segment: Revenue Forecast by Region, Western Europe, 2014-2022
    • Percent Revenue Forecast by End User
    • Revenue Forecast by End User
      • Table Non-disposable Respirator Segment: Revenue Forecast by End User, Western Europe, 2014- 2022
    • End User Trends
    • Market Share Analysis
    • Competitive Environment
    • Competitive Factors Assessment
  • Powered Air Purifying Respirators (PAPR) Segment
    • Overview and Introduction
    • Key Findings
    • Market Engineering Measurements
      • Table PAPR Segment: Market Engineering Measurements, Western Europe, 2017
    • Revenue Forecast
      • Table PAPR Segment: Revenue Forecast, Western Europe, 2014-2022
    • Revenue Forecast Discussion
    • Percent Revenue Forecast by Region
    • Revenue Forecast by Region
      • Table PAPR Segment: Revenue Forecast by Region, Western Europe, 2014-2022
    • Percent Revenue Forecast by End User
    • Revenue Forecast by End User
      • Table PAPR Segment: Revenue Forecast by End User, Western Europe, 2014-2022
    • End User Trends
    • Market Share Analysis
    • Competitive Environment
    • Competitive Factors Assessment
  • Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) Segment
    • Overview and Introduction
    • Key Findings
    • Market Engineering Measurements
      • Table SCBA Segment: Market Engineering Measurements, Western Europe, 2017
    • Revenue Forecast
      • Table SCBA Segment: Revenue Forecast, Western Europe, 2014-2022
    • Revenue Forecast Discussion
    • Percent Revenue Forecast by Region
    • Revenue Forecast by Region
      • Table SCBA Segment: Revenue Forecast by Region, Western Europe, 2014-2022
    • Percent Revenue Forecast by End User
    • Revenue Forecast by End User
      • Table SCBA Segment: Revenue Forecast by End User, Western Europe, 2014-2022
    • End User Trends
    • Market Share Analysis
    • Competitive Environment
    • Competitive Factors Assessment
  • Airline Respirator Segment
    • Overview and Introduction
    • Key Findings
    • Market Engineering Measurements
      • Table Airline Respirator Segment: Market Engineering Measurements, Western Europe, 2017
    • Revenue Forecast
      • Table Airline Respirator Segment: Revenue Forecast, Western Europe, 2014-2022
    • Revenue Forecast Discussion
    • Percent Revenue Forecast by Region
    • Revenue Forecast by Region
      • Table Airline Respirator Segment: Revenue Forecast by Region, Western Europe, 2014-2022
    • Percent Revenue Forecast by End User
    • Revenue Forecast by End User
      • Table Airline Respirator Segment: Revenue Forecast by End User, Western Europe, 2014-2022
    • End User Trends
    • Market Share Analysis
    • Competitive Environment
    • Competitive Factors Assessment
  • Escape Respirator Segment
    • Overview and Introduction
    • Key Findings
    • Market Engineering Measurements
      • Table Escape Respirator Segment: Market Engineering Measurements, Western Europe, 2017
    • Revenue Forecast
      • Table Escape Respirator Segment: Revenue Forecast, Western Europe, 2014-2022
    • Revenue Forecast Discussion
    • Percent Revenue Forecast by Region
    • Revenue Forecast by Region
      • Table Escape Respirator Segment: Revenue Forecast by Region, Western Europe, 2014-2022
    • Percent Revenue Forecast by End User
    • Revenue Forecast by End User
      • Table Escape Respirator Segment: Revenue Forecast by End User, Western Europe, 2014-2022
    • End User Trends
    • Market Share Analysis
    • Competitive Environment
    • Competitive Factors Assessment
  • Germany Respiratory Protection Market
    • Market Overview
    • Revenue Forecast
      • Table Respiratory Protection Market: Revenue Forecast, Germany, 2014-2022
    • Percent Revenue Forecast by Segment
    • Revenue Forecast by Segment
      • Table Respiratory Protection Market: Revenue Forecast by Segment, Germany, 2014-2022
    • Percent Revenue Forecast by End User
    • Revenue Forecast by End User
      • Table Respiratory Protection Market: Revenue Forecast by End User, Germany, 2014-2022
    • France Respiratory Protection Market
    • Market Overview
    • Revenue Forecast
      • Table Respiratory Protection Market: Revenue Forecast, France, 2014-2022
    • Percent Revenue Forecast by Segment
    • Revenue Forecast by Segment
      • Table Respiratory Protection Market: Revenue Forecast by Segment, France, 2014-2022
    • Percent Revenue Forecast by End User
    • Revenue Forecast by End User
      • Table Respiratory Protection Market: Revenue Forecast by End User, France, 2014-2022
  • UK & Ireland Respiratory Protection Market
    • Market Overview
    • Revenue Forecast
      • Table Respiratory Protection Market: Revenue Forecast, UK & Ireland, 2014-2022
    • Percent Revenue Forecast by Segment
    • Revenue Forecast by Segment
      • Table Respiratory Protection Market: Revenue Forecast by Segment, UK & Ireland, 2014-2022
    • Percent Revenue Forecast by End User
    • Revenue Forecast by End User
      • Table Respiratory Protection Market: Revenue Forecast by End User, UK & Ireland, 2014-2022
  • Italy Respiratory Protection Market
    • Market Overview
    • Revenue Forecast
      • Table Respiratory Protection Market: Revenue Forecast, Italy, 2014-2022
    • Percent Revenue Forecast by Segment
    • Revenue Forecast by Segment
      • Table Respiratory Protection Market: Revenue Forecast by Segment, Italy, 2014-2022
    • Percent Revenue Forecast by End User
    • Revenue Forecast by End User
      • Table Respiratory Protection Market: Revenue Forecast by End User, Italy, 2014-2022
  • Nordics Respiratory Protection Market
    • Market Overview
    • Revenue Forecast
      • Table Respiratory Protection Market: Revenue Forecast, Nordics, 2014-2022
    • Percent Revenue Forecast by Segment
    • Revenue Forecast by Segment
      • Table Respiratory Protection Market: Revenue Forecast by Segment, Nordics, 2014-2022
    • Percent Revenue Forecast by End User
    • Revenue Forecast by End User
      • Table Respiratory Protection Market: Revenue Forecast by End User, Nordics, 2014-2022
  • Iberia Respiratory Protection Market
    • Market Overview
    • Revenue Forecast
      • Table Respiratory Protection Market: Revenue Forecast, Iberia, 2014-2022
    • Percent Revenue Forecast by Segment
    • Revenue Forecast by Segment
      • Table Respiratory Protection Market: Revenue Forecast by Segment, Iberia, 2014-2022
    • Percent Revenue Forecast by End User
    • Revenue Forecast by End User
      • Table Respiratory Protection Market: Revenue Forecast by End User, Iberia, 2014-2022
  • Benelux Respiratory Protection Market
    • Market Overview
    • Revenue Forecast
      • Table Respiratory Protection Market: Revenue Forecast, Benelux, 2014-2022
    • Percent Revenue Forecast by Segment
    • Revenue Forecast by Segment
      • Table Respiratory Protection Market: Revenue Forecast by Segment, Benelux, 2014-2022
    • Percent Revenue Forecast by End User
    • Revenue Forecast by End User
      • Table Respiratory Protection Market: Revenue Forecast by End User, Benelux, 2014-2022
  • Alpine Respiratory Protection Market
    • Market Overview
    • Revenue Forecast
      • Table Respiratory Protection Market: Revenue Forecast, Alpine, 2014-2022
    • Percent Revenue Forecast by Segment
    • Revenue Forecast by Segment
      • Table Respiratory Protection Market: Revenue Forecast by Segment, Alpine, 2014-2022
    • Percent Revenue by End User
    • Revenue Forecast by End User
      • Table Respiratory Protection Market: Revenue Forecast by End User, Alpine, 2014-2022
  • The Last Word
    • The Last Word-3 Big Predictions
  • Appendix
    • Market Engineering Methodology
    • Partial List of Companies Interviewed
    • List of Other Companies

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