The chemical industry has been growing at healthy growth rates and hazardous environment in these industries has emphasized the need for personal protective equipment (PPE) such as protective clothing. This is expected to help the chemical defending garment segment to grow at healthy growth rates in the near future. Chemical defending garments is thus the largest segment in industrial protective clothing and accounted for the largest share of the market share in 2012. Various petroleum industries are being pressured by governments to use flame retardant apparel. Such factors are expected to help this segment to increase its market share in 2019. Hence the market share for flame retardant apparel is expected to increase along with the clean room clothing, while the rest of the others are expected to worsen in their market share by 2019.
This report gives a detailed description of the global industrial protective clothing market based on area (Million Square Meters) and revenue (USD million) for the period 2013 to 2019. The report highlights the factors contributing towards the growth of the market and the restraints that impede the market. The report also explains the competitive landscape with company market shares of key market players. Detailed forecasts for the years 2013-2019 for industrial protective clothing have been given separately, for better understanding of the market scenario. The industrial protective clothing market is described with respect to their various segments along with the opportunities that are expected in the coming six years.
For geographic analysis, North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and Rest of the World (RoW) are the major regions covered in this report. Each geographical region has been segmented further on the basis of application. North America was the largest market for industrial protective clothing in 2012 and is expected to retain its dominance in the market share over the next few years. Volume and revenues forecasts and estimates for each segment have been provided for the period 2013 to 2019.
Market numbers are given on the basis of different textile chemical products and key end application markets. Market size and forecast for each major application is provided in the context of global as well as the regional market. Inflation is not a part of pricing in this report. A combination of primary and secondary research has been employed to arrive at the market estimates, market shares and trends. We have adopted bottom up model to derive market size of the global industrial protective clothing market and further validated numbers with the key market participants.
The study classifies the market on an application basis into three segments as flame retardant apparel, chemical defending garments, clean room clothing and others including limited-use general clothing, etc. The study provides forecasts and estimates for each application segment in terms of revenue and volume over the forecast period from 2013 to 2019.
For a more comprehensive view of the market, a value chain analysis and Porter’s five forces model is provided to throw light on the specifics of the industry structure besides giving an overview of the degree of competitiveness. The report also includes detailed profiles of key players such as Kimberly-Clark, Honeywell Safety Products, Ansell Protective Solutions and Mine Safety Appliances Company. The detailed description of players includes parameters such as company overview, financial overview, business strategies, SWOT analysis and recent developments of the company.
The in-depth research and high level analysis will allow industrial protective clothing manufacturers, large retailers, lawmakers and research and development agencies to make informed decisions about industrial protective clothing manufacturing, designing, marketing, growth strategies and gaining competitive advantage
The report segments the global industrial protective clothing market as: