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PPE Market in the US 2016-2020

PPE Market in the US 2016-2020

About PPE

PPE is a specially designed wearable gear that offers protection from workplace hazards such as chemicals, biohazards, fire, and electrical hazards. It constitutes a range of products with distinct functions — safety gloves for hand protection, safety eye wears for eye protection, ear muffs and ear plugs for hearing protection, safety harnesses for fall protection and so on. It is used as the last line of defense against workplace hazards and ensures the maximum protection of the wearer.

Technavio’s analysts forecast the PPE market in the US to grow at a CAGR of 7.80% during the period 2016-2020.

Covered in this report

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the PPE market in the US for 2016-2020. To calculate the market size, the report considers the the revenue generated from the sales of PPE at the manufacturer level.

The market is divided into the following segments based on end user industry:

  • Manufacturing
  • Oil, gas and mining
  • Construction
  • Others
Technavio's report, PPE Market in the US 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
  • Honeywell
  • 3M
  • DuPont
  • Kimberley Clark
Other prominent vendors
  • Alpha ProTech
  • Ansell
  • CarbonX
  • Chicago Protective Apparel
  • Cintas
  • Ergodyne
  • Global Glove and Safety Manufacturing
  • ILC Dover
  • John Tillman
  • Kappler
  • Lakeland Industries
  • Magid
  • MCR Safety
  • MSA Safety
  • National Safety Apparel
  • Oberon
  • Radians Safety
  • Weldas
  • Steel Grip
  • Sellstrom
Market driver
  • Increasing demand from healthcare sector
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market challenge
  • Development of multi-hazard PPE
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market trend
  • Development of multi-hazard PPE
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
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 – PPE Market in the US 2016-2020

Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the PPE market in the US: Honeywell, 3M, DuPont, and Kimberley Clark.

Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: Alpha ProTech, Ansell, CarbonX, Chicago Protective Apparel, Cintas, Ergodyne, Global Glove and Safety Manufacturing, ILC Dover, John Tillman, Kappler, Lakeland Industries, Magid, MCR Safety, MSA Safety, National Safety Apparel, Oberon, Radians Safety, Weldas, Steel Grip, and Sellstrom.

Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “Growth of PPE rental services will be a key trend for market growth. An increasing number of end-users of PPE are opting for rental services offered by vendors and distributors in the market. Rental PPE is beneficial for customers, who need the product only temporarily and wishes to avoid the higher cost of purchasing PPE. Rental services also help optimize customer budget and worker safety. The costs for the necessary maintenance of PPE are borne by the PPE rental company, reducing the burden on end-users.”

According to the report, increasing demand from healthcare sector will be a key driver for market growth. The US healthcare industry offers high-quality professional care and is known for medical innovations. The industry employs physicians, nurses, researchers, laboratory workers, social workers, housekeeping staff and others, who are exposed to biological and chemical hazards such as infections, chemical splashes, pathogens, and accidental spills. Key PPE that registers a strong demand from the healthcare industry include protective gloves, masks, safety goggles, shoe covers, and full face respirators.

Further, the report states that like other developed countries, mechanization in the US has increased tremendously over the past decade. Major man-powered sectors such as agriculture, mining, and manufacturing are witnessing rapid automation, causing disruptions in the labor market. An increasing number of these industries are deploying intelligent algorithms and semi-autonomous robots to increase productivity. The substitution of manpower with automated solutions is a challenge for vendors of PPE in the US.



Companies Mentioned

Honeywell, 3M, DuPont, Kimberley Clark, Alpha ProTech, Ansell, CarbonX, Chicago Protective Apparel, Cintas, Ergodyne, Global Glove and Safety Manufacturing, ILC Dover, John Tillman, Kappler, Lakeland Industries, Magid, MCR Safety, MSA Safety, National Safety Apparel, Oberon, Radians Safety, Weldas, Steel Grip, Sellstrom.

  • Executive summary
    • Highlights
      • Table Growth of smart PPE 2010 and 2020
  • Scope of the report
    • Market overview
    • Vendor segmentation
    • Top-vendor offerings
      • Table Product offerings
  • Market research methodology
    • Research methodology
    • Economic indicators
  • Introduction
    • Key market highlights
  • Market landscape
    • Global PPE market
      • Table PPE by key types
      • Table Global PPE market 2015-2020 ($ billions)
    • PPE market in North America
      • Table PPE market in North America 2015-2020 ($ billions)
      • Table PPE market in US and Rest of North America: Market share 2015
    • PPE market in US
      • Table Nonfatal occupational injury and illness in US: Number of days away from work by type of injury 2014
      • Table PPE market in US 2015-2020 ($ billions)
      • Table PPE market: US versus rest of North America 2015-2020
    • Five forces analysis
      • Table Five forces analysis
  • Market segmentation by product type
    • Overview
      • Table Types of PPE
      • Table PPE market in the US by product type 2015
      • Table PPE market in US by product type: CAGR 2015-2020
      • Table PPE market in US by product type 2020
    • Hand and arm protection market in US
      • Table Hand and arm protection market in US 2015-2020 ($ billions)
    • Protective clothing market in US
      • Table Protective clothing market in US 2015-2020 ($ billions)
    • Foot and leg protection market in US
      • Table Foot and leg protection market in US 2015-2020 ($ billions)
    • Respiratory protection market in US
      • Table Respiratory protection market in US 2015-2020 ($ billions)
    • Head, eye, and face protection market in US
      • Table Head, eye, and face protection market in US 2015-2020 ($ billions)
    • Hearing protection market in US
      • Table Hearing protection market in US 2015-2020 ($ millions)
    • Fall protection market in US
      • Table Fatal occupational injuries due to falls 2013-2014
      • Table Fall protection market in US 2015-2020 ($ millions)
    • PPE market in US by product type: Summary
      • Table PPE market in US by product type: Segmentation summary 2015-2020 ($ millions)
  • Market segmentation by end-user industry
    • Overview
      • Table PPE market in US by end-user industry
      • Table PPE market in US by end user industry 2015
      • Table PPE market in US by end-user industry 2015-2020
    • PPE market for manufacturing industry in US
      • Table PPE market for manufacturing industry in US 2015-2020 ($ billions)
    • PPE market for oil, gas, and mining industry in US
      • Table Oil and gas extraction industry workforce in US 2012-2013
      • Table PPE market for oil, gas, and mining industry in US 2015-2020 ($ billions)
    • PPE market for construction industry in US
      • Table Fatalities in construction industry 2013-2014
      • Table PPE market for construction industry in US 2015-2020 ($ billions)
    • PPE market for other industries in US
      • Table PPE market for other industries in US 2015-2020 ($ billions)
  • Market segmentation by region
    • Overview
      • Table PPE market in the US by region 2015
  • Market drivers
    • Table Training modes offered by vendors
    • Table Military equipment collected by Arizona 2014
    • Table Defense and law enforcement industry in US: Product offerings by vendor
    • Table OSHA standards for particular types of PPE
  • Impact of drivers
    • Table Impact of drivers
  • Market challenges
    • Table Risk of job loss due to automation in US by city 2013-2025
  • Impact of drivers and challenges
    • Table Impact of drivers and challenges
  • Market trends
    • Table Key examples of new products with smart features
    • Table Smart PPE versus other types of PPE 2010-2020
    • Table Rental PPE revenue: CAGR 2010-2015 versus CAGR 2015-2020
    • Table New product launches by key vendors 2016
    • Table MSA Safety: R&D expenditure 2013-2015 ($ millions)
    • Table Examples of stylized PPE by key vendors
  • Vendor landscape
    • Competitive scenario
    • Key vendor ranking
      • Table PPE market in US: Key vendor ranking 2015
    • Other prominent vendors
    • Product portfolio analysis
      • Table Vendor product portfolio analysis
  • Key vendor analysis
    • Honeywell
      • Table Honeywell: Business segmentation 2015
    • 3M
      • Table 3M: Business segmentation 2015
    • DuPont
      • Table DuPont: Business segmentation 2015
    • Kimberley Clark
      • Table Kimberley Clark: Business segmentation 2015
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
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