Industrial Regulations Driving the Market
Workers’ protection norms and safety at the workplace is given prime importance in oil & gas, mining, pulp & paper, etc., industries around the globe. The increasing demand in home and commercial furnishing industry is further driving the use of fire-resistant fabrics. The Furniture and Furnishing Regulations, 1988 (amended in 1989, 1993, and 2010) set levels for fire regulations in furniture products. European countries, particularly the United Kingdom, have set highest fire safety standards, which is likely to drive the fire-resistant fabrics market.
Transport End-user to Dominate the Market
The global fire-resistant fabrics market, based on end-user application, can be broadly segmented into industrial protective and mining clothing, transport, defense and firefighting services and others. Industrial protective and mining clothing is expected to dominate the fire-resistant fabrics market with a share of more than 45%, owing to increasing demand from oil & gas, construction and manufacturing, mining, and chemical industries. Transport application is expected to have the fastest growing market due to increase in foreign investments for the construction of better railways, metro and rail networks in the Middle-Eastern countries.
Rising Investments in Transportation Sector in Asia-Pacific
The market, based on the geographic area, is segmented into Asia-Pacific, North America, Europe, South America, and the Middle East & Africa. In terms of consumption, Asia-Pacific held a significant market share in 2017. Asia-Pacific is also expected to be an emerging market during the forecast period with rising investments in transportation and industrial sectors, along with strict governmental regulations for employees in China, India, and Japan. Europe accounts for the second highest market share in fire-resistant fabrics.
Major players are DowDuPont, Huntsman International LLC, Solvay, and W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc., amongst others.
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1.1 Scope of the Report
1.2 Research Phases
1.3 Study Deliverables
2. Executive Summary
3. Market Insights
3.1 Industry Value Chain Analysis
3.2 Industry Attractiveness – Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
3.2.1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
3.2.2 Bargaining Power of Consumers
3.2.3 Threat of New Entrants
3.2.4 Threat of Substitute Products and Services
3.2.5 Degree of Competition
3.3 Regulatory Policy Analysis
3.4 Raw Material Analysis
3.5 Patent Analysis
4. Market Dynamics
4.1.1 Stringent Industrial Standards for Fabrics
4.1.2 Increasing Demand for Fire Resistant Fabrics in Home and Commercial Furnishing
4.1.3 Growing Demand from Mining Industry in South America
4.2.1 High Price of Raw Materials Used to Make Fire Resistant Fabrics
4.2.2 Lack of Safety Compliance
4.3.1 Rapid Industrialization in BRICS Nations
5. Market Segmentation and Analysis
5.1 By Type
5.2 By End-user Application
5.2.1 Industrial Protective & Mining Clothing
126.96.36.199 Automotive (Roadways)
5.2.3 Defense & Firefighting Services
6. Regional Market Analysis
6.1 North America
6.1.1 United States
6.1.4 Rest of North America
6.2.2 United Kingdom
6.2.6 Rest of Europe
6.3.4 South Korea
6.3.5 Rest of Asia-Pacific
6.4 South America
6.4.3 Rest of South America
6.5 Middle East & Africa
6.5.1 Saudi Arabia
6.5.2 South Africa
6.5.4 Rest of Middle East & Africa
7. Competitive Landscape
7.1 Mergers & Acquisitions, Joint Ventures, Collaborations, and Agreements
7.2 Market Share Analysis**
7.3 Strategies Adopted by Leading Players
8. Company Profiles (Overview, Financials**, Products & Services, Recent Developments)
8.2 Glen Raven, Inc.
8.3 Huntsman International LLC
8.4 Kaneka Corporation
8.5 Lenzing AG
8.6 Newtex Industries, Inc.
8.7 PBI Fibers International
8.8 Royal Tencate N.V.
8.10 Teijin Limited
8.11 W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc.
8.12 Westex by Milliken
*List not Exhaustive
9. Future of the Market
**Subject to Availability of Public Domain
- Huntsman International LLC.
- W. L. Gore & Associates Inc.
- Glen Raven Inc.
- Kaneka Corporation
- Lenzing AG
- Pbi Fibers International
- Royal Tencate N.V.
- Teijin Limited
- Westex By Milliken
- Newtex Industries Inc.