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Global Personal Flotation Devices Market 2017-2021

Global Personal Flotation Devices Market 2017-2021

About Personal Flotation Devices

Personal flotation devices (PFDs) refer to a wide range of safety equipment designed to assist a wearer to remain afloat in water. PFDs are available in various sizes and shapes corresponding to different body weight. PFDs include life jackets, life vests, life preservers, and several buoyancy aids such as ring buoys, horseshoe buoys, and flotation clothing, which are deployed in swimming pools, theme parks, and beaches.

Technavio’s analysts forecast the global personal flotation devices market to grow at a CAGR of 4.27% during the period 2017-2021.

Covered in this report

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global personal flotation devices market for 2017-2021. To calculate the market size, the report presents a detailed picture of the market by way of study, synthesis, and summation of data from multiple sources.

The market is divided into the following segments based on geography:

  • Americas
  • APAC
  • EMEA
Technavio's report, Global Personal Flotation Devices Market 2017-2021, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

Key vendors
  • Mustang Survival
  • Astral
  • Survitec Group Limited
  • The Coleman Company
  • Kokatat
  • NRS (Northwest River Supplies)
  • MTI – Marine Technology
Other prominent vendors
  • Aqua Lung International
  • Harmony
  • JimBuoy
  • ABSOLUTE OUTDOOR
  • O'Brien
  • Hansen Protection
  • Johnson Outdoors
  • Stormy Lifejackets
  • Spinlock
  • SeaSafe Systems
Market driver
  • Increasing focus on preventing marine fatalities
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market challenge
  • Selection of right PFDs
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market trend
  • Development of Robot Life Preservers
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Key questions answered in this report
  • What will the market size be in 2021 and what will the growth rate be?
  • What are the key market trends?
  • What is driving this market?
  • What are the challenges to market growth?
  • Who are the key vendors in this market space?


Press Release

Technavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report – Global Personal Flotation Devices Market 2017-2021

Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the global personal flotation devices market: Mustang Survival, Astral, Survitec Group Limited, The Coleman Company, Kokatat, NRS (Northwest River Supplies), and MTI – Marine Technology.

Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: Aqua Lung International, Harmony, JimBuoy, ABSOLUTE OUTDOOR, O'Brien, Hansen Protection, Johnson Outdoors, Stormy Lifejackets, Spinlock, and SeaSafe Systems.

Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “One trend in the market is development of Robot Life Preservers. Sea crossing could be extremely dangerous as unsafe and leaky boats tend to capsize or break apart in rough water. The coast guard is entrusted with several maritime duties, the most important being the rescue of boats that have capsized, broken down, or have run out of fuel.”

According to the report, one driver in the market is increasing focus on preventing marine fatalities. Marine fatalities in on the rise prompting an increased focus on preventing such accidental deaths. There is a wide range of PFDs available in the market, from traditional foam floatation devices to inflatable life jackets. PFDs are designed corresponding to a boating activity and water conditions with different performance level and limitations. For life jackets used for boating activity, USCG approved variants are highly recommended, which must be appropriate for the intended use.

Further, the report states that one challenge in the market is selection of right PFDs. PFDs are required to provide safety from drowning while participating in water sports. Hence, it must be ensured that PFDs are of the correct size and properly fastened to the wearer body, and the wearer should know how to operate them. In water sports activities such as jet skiing, windsurfing, canoeing, water skiing, and dinghy sailing the right size of PFDs provides confidence to the paddlers to enjoy the activities. There are several aspects for the classification of PFDs such as the type of activity they are designed to be used in and the distance of the activity from the shore.

Companies Mentioned

Mustang Survival, Astral, Survitec Group Limited, The Coleman Company, Kokatat, NRS (Northwest River Supplies), MTI – Marine Technology, Aqua Lung International, Harmony, JimBuoy, ABSOLUTE OUTDOOR, O'Brien, Hansen Protection, Johnson Outdoors, Stormy Lifejackets, Spinlock, and SeaSafe Systems.

  • Executive summary
  • Scope of the report
  • Research Methodology
  • Introduction
    • Market outline
      • Table Minimum adult buoyancy requirement for different types of PFDs.
      • Table Regulatory requirements issued by OSHA for PFDs
      • Table Global PFDs market by product
      • Table Global PFDs market by geography
  • Market landscape
    • Market overview
      • Table Global PFDs market: Segmentation overview
    • Market size and forecast
      • Table Global PFDs market 2016-2021 ($ millions)
    • Five forces analysis
      • Table Five forces analysis
  • Market segmentation by product
    • Market overview
      • Table Global PFDs market by product types 2016 and 2021 (%)
    • Type I
      • Table Global Type I PFDs market 2016-2021 ($ millions)
    • Type II
      • Table Global Type II PFDs market 2016-2021 ($ millions)
    • Type III
      • Table Global Type III PFDs market 2016-2021 ($ millions)
    • Type IV
      • Table Global Type IV PFDs market 2016-2021 ($ millions)
    • Type V
      • Table Global Type V PFDs market 2016-2021 ($ millions)
  • Geographical segmentation
    • Overview
      • Table Global PFDs market by geography 2016 and 2021 ($ millions)
    • Americas
      • Table Global PFDs market in Americas 2016-2021 ($ millions)
    • EMEA
      • Table Global PFDs market in EMEA 2016-2021 ($ millions)
    • APAC
      • Table Global PFDs market in APAC 2016-2021 ($ millions)
  • Decision framework
  • Drivers and challenges
    • Market drivers
      • Table Distribution of ships involved in a "casualty with a ship" by ship category 2011-2014
    • Market challenges
      • Table Life jackets features specific to water activities
  • Market trends
    • Development of Robot Life Preservers
    • Focus on styling of PFDs
    • Development of women-centric PFDs
    • Innovations in PFDs
  • Vendor landscape
    • Competitive Landscape
    • Other prominent vendors
  • Key vendor analysis
    • Mustang Survival
      • Table Mustang Survival: Product overview
    • Astral
      • Table Astral: Product overview
    • Survitec Group Limited
      • Table Survitec Group Limited: Product overview
    • The Coleman Company
      • Table The Coleman Company: Product overview
    • Kokatat
      • Table Kokatat: Product overview
    • NRS (Northwest River Supplies)
      • Table Northwest River Supplies: Product overview
    • MTI - Marine Technology
      • Table Marine Technologies International: Product overview
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
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