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Personal Protective Equipment Market in the UK 2016-2020

About Personal Protective Equipment

Personal protective equipment is a specially designed wearable gear for protection against workplace hazards such as chemicals, bio-hazards, fire, and electrical mishaps. It constitutes a range of products such as safety gloves for hand protection, safety eyewear for eye protection, ear muffs and ear plugs for hearing protection, and safety harnesses.

Technavio’s analysts forecast the personal protective equipment market in the UK to grow at a CAGR of 3.54% during the period 2016-2020.

Covered in this report

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the personal protective equipment market in the UK for 2016-2020. To calculate the market size, the report considers the revenue generated from the sales of PPE at the manufacturer level.Technavio's report, Personal Protective Equipment Market in the UK 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
  • Honeywell
  • MSA Safety
  • Kimberly-Clark
Other prominent vendors
  • Alpha Solway
  • A J Charnaud
  • Ansell Microgard
  • Bolle Safety
  • Bristol Uniforms
  • Bennett Safetywear
  • Centurion Safety products
  • Corston Sinclair
  • CluisTROM
  • Delta Plus Group
  • Drägerwerk
  • DuPont
  • Delf Cold Storage and Workwear Solutions
  • Eurosafe Solutions
  • Globus
  • Helman Group
  • Helmet Integrated Systems
  • Interspiro
  • Johnstone Safety Products (JSP)
  • Moldex-Metric
  • New Direction Clothing
  • P&P Safety
  • ProtectHear
  • Puretone
  • Portwest
  • R. Glover Ascroft
  • Respair
  • Sundström Safety
  • Scott Safety
  • Sensorcom
  • VersarPPS
  • Williamson-Dickie
  • Wenaas
Market driver
  • Increasing compatibility and customization of PPE.
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market challenge
  • Difficulties in obtaining product certification.
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market trend
  • Increasing adoption of PPE dispensers.
  • 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 – Personal Protective Equipment Market in the UK 2016-2020

Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the personal protective equipment market in the UK: 3M, Honeywell International, MSA Safety, and Kimberly-Clark.

Other prominent vendors in the market are: Alpha Solway, A J Charnaud, Ansell Microgard, Bolle Safety, Bristol Uniforms, Bennett Safetywear, Centurion Safety products, Corston Sinclair, CluisTROM, Delta Plus, Drägerwerk, DuPont, Delf Cold Storage and Workwear Solutions, Eurosafe Solutions, Globus, Helman, Helmet Integrated Systems, Interspiro, Johnstone Safety Products, Moldex-Metric, New Direction Clothing, P&P Safety, ProtectHear, Puretone, Portwest, R. Glover Ascroft, Respair, Sundström Safety, Scott Safety, Sensorcom, VersarPPS, Williamson-Dickie, and Wenaas.

Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “One of latest trends in the market is evolving E-commerce. The population of the UK was approximately 65 million in 2015, of which, over 93% were internet users. This has created a great potential for e-commerce businesses in the country. For instance, in 2015, over 75% of internet users in the UK purchased items online. Online sales grew from 13% in 2014 to 15% in 2015. For this reason, vendors in the market are focusing on marketing strategies to promote online sales and thereby cater to the demand for PPE.”

According to the report, one of the primary drivers in the market is extensive PPE adoption across industries. In the UK, authorities such as the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) work toward mandating the safety and welfare of workers. The authority carries out inspections and encourages compliance with health and safety legislation, in addition to taking several initiatives that create awareness about imminent hazards and reduce work-related death and injuries. The HSE has helped in making the UK one of the safest places to work in the world and has reduced the economic and social costs of health and safety failures. For example, HSE had introduced Construction Management Regulations 2015 in April 2015. The main purpose is to notify the people working in construction industry about health, safety and protection. In addition, the HSE is responsible for enforcing health and safety measures at workplaces such as factories, offshore installations, central and local government premises, gas, electricity, and water systems, mines, schools and colleges, and building sites.

Further, the report states that one major challenge in the market is difficulties in obtaining product certification. The EU maintains stringent quality standards for products that are manufactured and sold in the region. Consequently, vendors in the UK are required to meet quality standards and obtain relevant certifications to enhance end-user adoption. This adds to the manufacturing and commercialization or marketing costs for vendors. For instance, in the UK, the BSI provides training, testing, assessment, and certification services for head, eye, hearing, respiratory, protective clothing, and fall arrest equipment. BSI helps PPE manufactures to meet safety standards and compliance with legislations. The BSI also enables a product to acquire a CE marking, which defines that the concerned product has met specific regulatory requirements mandated in the EU. A CE certification helps in the free movement of products within the European market.

Companies Mentioned

3M, Honeywell International, MSA Safety, Kimberly-Clark, Alpha Solway, A J Charnaud, Ansell Microgard, Bolle Safety, Bristol Uniforms, Bennett Safetywear, Centurion Safety products, Corston Sinclair, CluisTROM, Delta Plus, Drägerwerk, DuPont, Delf Cold Storage and Workwear Solutions, Eurosafe Solutions, Globus, Helman, Helmet Integrated Systems, Interspiro, Johnstone Safety Products, Moldex-Metric, New Direction Clothing, P&P Safety, ProtectHear, Puretone, Portwest, R. Glover Ascroft, Respair, Sundström Safety, Scott Safety, Sensorcom, VersarPPS, Williamson-Dickie, Wenaas.

  • Executive summary
    • Highlights
      • Table PPE market in Europe: Share of UK and rest of Europe 2015-2020
  • Scope of the report
    • Market overview
    • Vendor segmentation
    • Common currency conversion rates
    • 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 product types
      • Table Global PPE market 2015-2020 ($ billions)
    • PPE market in Europe
      • Table PPE market in Europe 2015-2020 ($ billions)
      • Table Share of PPE market in UK in rest of Europe 2015
    • PPE market in UK
      • Table PPE market in UK 2015-2020 ($ billions)
    • Five forces analysis
      • Table Five forces analysis
  • Market segmentation by product type
    • Overview
      • Table PPE market in UK by product type 2015
      • Table PPE market in UK by product type: CAGR 2015-2020
      • Table PPE market in UK by product type 2020
    • PPE market in UK by protective clothing
      • Table PPE market in UK by protective clothing 2015-2020 ($ millions)
    • PPE market in UK by hand and arm protection
      • Table PPE market in UK by hand and arm protection 2015-2020 ($ millions)
    • PPE market in UK by foot and leg protection
      • Table Foot and leg protection market in UK 2015-2020 ($ millions)
    • PPE market in UK by head, eye, and face protection
      • Table PPE market in UK by head, eye, and face protection ($ millions)
    • PPE market in UK by respiratory protection
      • Table PPE market in UK by respiratory protection 2015-2020 ($ millions)
    • PPE market in UK by fall protection
      • Table PPE market in UK by fall protection 2015-2020 ($ millions)
    • PPE market in UK by hearing protection
      • Table PPE market in UK by hearing protection 2015-2020 ($ millions)
  • Segmentation by end-user industry
    • Overview
      • Table PPE market in UK by end-user industry
      • Table PPE market in UK by end user industry 2015
      • Table PPE market in UK by end-users 2020
    • PPE market in UK by construction industry
      • Table PPE market in UK by construction industry 2015-2020 ($ millions)
    • PPE market in UK by manufacturing industry
      • Table PPE market in UK by manufacturing industry 2015-2020 ($ millions)
    • PPE market in UK by for oil, gas, and mining
      • Table PPE market in UK by oil, gas and mining 2015-2020 ($ millions)
    • PPE market in UK by others
      • Table PPE market for other end users in UK 2015-2020 ($ millions)
  • Market drivers
    • Table Examples of stylized PPE by key vendors
    • Table Influence of fashion in PPE Market
    • Table PPE: Future
  • Impact of drivers
    • Table Impact of drivers
  • Market challenges
    • Table BSI Kitemark approval process
    • Table Probability of automation in key jobs in UK 2012-2022
  • Impact of drivers and challenges
    • Table Impact of drivers and challenges
  • Market trends
    • Table Growth of online sales in UK 2014- 2016
    • Table Brammer Invend vending machine: Installation, machine set-up, and working process
  • Vendor landscape
    • Competitive scenario
    • Vendor ranking
      • Table PPE market in UK: Key vendor ranking 2015
      • Table PPE market in UK: Key emerging vendors
    • Product portfolio analysis
      • Table Product portfolio analysis
    • Other prominent vendors
  • Key vendor analysis
    • 3M
      • Table 3M: Business segmentation 2015
    • Honeywell International
      • Table Honeywell International: Business segmentation 2015
    • MSA Safety
      • Table MSA Safety: Business segmentation 2015
      • Table MSA Safety: Sales by product segment 2015
    • Kimberly-Clark
      • Table Kimberly-Clark: Business segmentation 2015
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
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