Stringent regulations pertaining to the safety of personnel in developed economies is expected to drive the protective clothing market.
Government authorities in the developed economies are increasingly concerned over the health and safety of the workers.
Many government regulations and standards compel the end-use industries to provide protective clothing to the workers working under hazardous conditions.
For instance, according to the 2010 memorandum of the US Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), it is mandatory for the workers in the oil & gas industries to wear heat- and flame-resistant clothing.
It also requires the workers at construction sites to wear high visibility safety apparels, as they are exposed to either traffic or moving machinery.
The increasing demand for protective material drives the market of advanced protective clothing.
Aramid & blends is the largest segment of the protective clothing market.
The aramid & blends segment is estimated to lead the protective clothing market, in terms of value, in 2020.
The demand for aramid & blends is fueled by the increasing use of protective clothing for industrial safety & protection.
The use of aramid fibers in the military grade equipment and protective gears is increasing, thus, driving the protective clothing market growth over the forecast period.
The dominance of the aramid & blends segment is attributed to its ability to provide high tensile strength and durability with thermal, chemical, and radiation resistance.
Manufacturing is estimated to be the largest end-use industry segment of the protective clothing market during the forecast period.
The manufacturing segment is estimated to be the largest end-use industry of protective clothing during the forecast period.
The selection of the material type for protective clothing to be used in the manufacturing industry depends on the desired application and performance.
The use of such clothing helps to reduce the risk of on-job injuries and casualties.
The growing infrastructural development and rising construction activities in the developing nations are likely to boost the growth of the protective clothing market during the forecast period.
North America is estimated to be the largest market for protective clothing during the forecast period.
North America is the largest protective clothing market and is expected to continue dominating the global market during the forecast period.
The market is largely driven by the increased awareness for safety and regulations that mandate the usage of protective clothing in various industries.
Apart from the major producers, small companies are also focusing on developing advanced protective clothing that is used in making safety gloves and jackets.
The market in North America is largely driven by innovation.
The players in the protective clothing market are focusing on developing innovative products to widen their product portfolio and offer advanced products.
The key market players profiled in the report include as 3M Company (US), E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (US), Ansell Limited (US), Kimberly Clark Corp (US), Teijin Limited (Japan), Sioen Industries (Belgium), and Lakeland Industries, Inc. (US).
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