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Global Safety Apparel Market 2016-2020

Global Safety Apparel Market 2016-2020

About PPE

Personal protective equipment (PPE) is worn to minimize the wearers’ exposure to hazards. PPE finds application in a number of industries such as manufacturing, chemicals, construction, oil and gas, food, pharmaceuticals, and others. PPE is used to reduce health and safety risks not only at the workplace but also in sports and other recreational activities. The selection of PPE depends on the risks that the wearer is exposed to and the intensity and duration of exposure.

Technavio’s analysts forecast the global safety apparel market to grow at a CAGR of 8.12% during the period 2016-2020.

Covered in this report

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global safety apparel market for 2016-2020. To calculate the market size, the report considers the revenue generated from the worldwide retail sales of safety apparel based on their application in the market.

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

  • APAC
  • Europe
  • North America
  • ROW
Technavio's report, Global Safety Apparel Market 2016-2020, 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
  • 3M
  • Ansell
  • Honeywell
  • Lakeland Industries
Other prominent vendors
  • ASATEX
  • Australian Defense Apparel
  • Ballyclare
  • Bennett Safetywear
  • Bulwark Protective Apparel
  • DuPont
  • International Enviroguard
  • Kappler
  • Kermel
  • Kimberly-Clark
  • MSA Safety
  • NASCO
  • Sioen Industries
  • Siyasebenza Manufacturing
  • True North Gear
  • Workrite Uniform
Market driver
  • Increasing focus on quality and customization
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market challenge
  • Complexity of regulations and standards
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Market trend
  • Growing female population in mining industry
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Key questions answered in this report
  • What will the market size be in 2020 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?
  • What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the key vendors?
  • What are the strengths and weaknesses of the key vendors?


Press Release

Technavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report – Global Safety Apparel Market 2016-2020

Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the global safety apparel market: 3M, Ansell, Honeywell, and Lakeland Industries.

Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: ASATEX, Australian Defense Apparel, Ballyclare, Bennett Safetywear, Bulwark Protective Apparel, DuPont, International Enviroguard, Kappler, Kermel, Kimberly-Clark, MSA Safety, NASCO, Sioen Industries, Siyasebenza Manufacturing, True North Gear, and Workrite Uniform.

Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “Use of nanotechnology to improve safety of the worker will be a key trend for market growth. The advances in nanotechnology have led to the experimental use of nanofibers and composites in PPE. These nanofibers improve mechanical properties of a PPE at a lower weight, making them superior to their conventional counterparts. They also help protect the wearer from thermal, mechanical, chemical, and biochemical hazards. With the application of microelectronics in PPE, sensors and actuators can be calibrated to monitor environmental conditions and detect any hazardous particles or gasses. These can also be used to raise an alarm when the wearer is exposed to harmful particles. Another example of nanotechnology is the use of nanocomposites based on clay, magnesium oxide, and titanium dioxide used to develop safety apparel for soldiers. This apparel offers excellent protection against chemical and biological hazards and is lightweight, offering a greater operational advantage.”

According to the report, increasing focus on quality and customization will be a key driver for market growth. Vendors are investing in state-of-the-art manufacturing units as well as R&D to increase the comfort and ease of use of the products while ensuring optimal protection for the wearer. Branded manufacturers are placing great emphasis on product customization and flexibility to meet customer demands and expectations. For instance, Lakeland, one of the leading safety apparel manufacturers, customizes its safety vests with logos or ID panels according to the needs of the customers. Furthermore, as quality is most important part of the product, manufacturers are trying to ensure the quality and functionality of PPE through several rounds of testing and quality checks before the final product is released.

Further, the report states that for an organization, purchasing PPE like safety apparel for its employees is expensive. With strict government regulations on employee health and safety, employers are more focused on complying with the rules by proving the equipment rather than ensuring its appropriate use or functionality. So, the functionality of the equipment becomes a major concern. The challenge for the safety apparel vendors is to ensure the quality with respect to safety and functionality while keeping the cost at a reasonable level. The cost of PPE includes a number of factors such as purchase price, maintenance cost, and service life. So, using the most expensive equipment that provides assured quality and functionality will help the employers save more over the long term.

Companies Mentioned

3M, Ansell, Honeywell, Lakeland Industries, ASATEX, Australian Defense Apparel, Ballyclare, Bennett Safetywear, Bulwark Protective Apparel, DuPont, International Enviroguard, Kappler, Kermel, Kimberly-Clark, MSA Safety, NASCO, Sioen Industries, Siyasebenza Manufacturing, True North Gear, and Workrite Uniform.

  • Executive summary
    • Highlights
  • Scope of the report
    • Scope of study
    • Vendor segmentation
    • Common currency conversion rates
      • Table Standard conversion rates used
    • Top-vendor offerings
      • Table Product offerings
  • Market research methodology
    • Research methodology
    • Economic indicators
  • Introduction
    • Key market highlights
  • Market landscape
    • Market overview
      • Table Global PPE market overview
      • Table Global PPE market 2015-2020 ($ billions)
      • Table Employment distribution by sector 1950-2020 (%)
      • Table Fibers used for designing safety apparel
      • Table Global safety apparel market 2015-2020 ($ billions)
    • Five forces analysis
      • Table Five forces analysis
  • Market segmentation by application
    • Overview
      • Table Global safety apparel market by application 2015 (%)
    • Global chemical-defending safety apparel market
      • Table Global chemical-defending safety apparel market 2015-2020 ($ billions)
    • Global flame-retardant safety apparel market
      • Table Global flame-retardant safety apparel market 2015-2020 ($ billions)
    • Global mechanical safety apparel market
      • Table Global mechanical safety apparel market 2015-2020 ($ billions)
    • Global high-visibility safety apparel market
      • Table Global high-visibility safety apparel market 2015-2020 ($ billions)
    • Global safety apparel market by other applications
      • Table Global safety apparel market by other applications 2015-2020 ($ billions)
      • Table Global safety apparel market by application: Summary 2015-2020 ($ billions)
  • Market segmentation by product usability
    • Market overview
      • Table Global safety apparel market by duration of use 2015 (%)
      • Table Global durable safety apparel market ($ billions)
      • Table Global disposable safety apparel market 2015-2020 ($ billions)
  • Market segmentation by industry
    • Overview
      • Table Global safety apparel market segmentation by end-user industry 2015 (%)
    • Global safety apparel market in manufacturing industry
      • Table Global safety apparel market in manufacturing industry 2015-2020 ($ billions)
    • Global safety apparel market in chemical industry
      • Table Global chemical industry revenue 2002-2014 ($ trillions)
      • Table Global safety apparel market in chemical industry 2015-2020 ($ billions)
    • Global safety apparel market in oil and gas industry
      • Table Global demand for oil Q2 2013-Q2 2016 (millions of barrels/day)
      • Table Global safety apparel market in oil and gas industry 2015-2020 ($ billions)
    • Global safety apparel market in construction industry
      • Table Global safety apparel market in construction industry 2015-2020 ($ billions)
    • Global safety apparel market in other industries
      • Table Global safety apparel market in other industries 2015-2020 ($ billions)
      • Table Global safety apparel market by end-user industry: Summary 2015-2020 ($ billions)
  • Geographical segmentation
    • Global safety apparel market by geography
      • Table Global safety apparel market by geography 2015 (%)
    • Safety apparel market in North America
      • Table Safety apparel market in North America 2015-2020 ($ billions)
      • Table Fatal occupational injuries in US by cause 2014 (%)
    • Safety apparel market in Europe
      • Table Standardized rates of fatal injury per 100,000 workers in select countries in Europe 2013
      • Table Number of fatal injuries by industry in UK 2015-2016
      • Table Number of FDI projects in Europe 2010-2015
      • Table Safety apparel market in Europe 2015-2020 ($ billions)
    • Safety apparel market in APAC
      • Table Safety apparel market in APAC 2015-2020 ($ billions)
    • Safety apparel market in ROW
      • Table Safety apparel market in ROW 2015-2020 ($ billions)
      • Table Global safety apparel market by geography: Summary 2015-2020 ($ billions)
  • Market drivers
    • Table Construction and manufacturing industry in APAC: CAGR 2014-2015 (%)
  • Impact of drivers
    • Table Impact of drivers
  • Market challenges
    • Table Combinations of PPE versus level of protection
  • Impact of drivers and challenges
    • Table Impact of drivers and challenges
  • Market trends
  • Vendor landscape
    • Competitive scenario
    • 3M
    • Ansell
    • Honeywell
    • Lakeland Industries
    • Other prominent vendors
    • ASATEX
    • Australian Defense Apparel
    • Ballyclare
    • Bennett Safetywear
    • Bulwark Protective Apparel
    • DuPont
    • International Enviroguard
    • Kappler
    • Kermel
    • Kimberly-Clark
    • MSA Safety
    • NASCO
    • Sioen Industries
    • Siyasebenza Manufacturing
    • True North Gear
    • Workrite Uniform
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
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