Increased Focus on Work Safety
Current day safety trends in the workplace have improved. Due to strict law enforcement and employee safety, most of the employers ensure safety to avoid job-related injuries. Companies make the best use of available resources to ensure everyday safety. Most of the companies have on job safety training by specially allocated safety team. Safety measures in any company is a benefit to the company, as, if any worker gets injured on the job, it is not only a financial loss but the company also has to face legal procedures, which are drawbacks for a company.
Hazmat suit is a garment which covers the entire body to protect against any dangerous materials or organisms. Hazmat suits are generally used by doctors and medics while treating any patients with dangerous infectious diseases. Especially while handling any hazardous materials like chemicals, radioactive materials, and biological agents, employees are provided with hazmat suits to ensure safety. Due to the fact that all companies or workplaces are focusing more on work safety, the hazmat suits market is estimated to expand. The other factors, such as occupational safety regulations and higher growth in developing economies are the major drivers for the market.
High Raw Material Cost
Hazmat suits are designed to provide protection against chemical agents, nuclear agents, biological agents, and fire/high temperatures. Suits are of different types depending on the task and the level of risk. Suits are often designed in such a way that they are airtight, to ensure the safety of the user so that he will not come into direct contact with, or inhale dangerous substances. Hazmat suits are differentiated by different levels based on the safety they offer. Each level of hazmat suit is made of different raw materials. Different coating and spreading techniques are used in order to combine different kinds of raw materials, which is a costly procedure, and a major restraint for the market. The other factors, such as the use of phase change material and multifunctional clothing are the major restraints for the hazmat suits market.
North America Leads the Market
North America held the largest share in the hazmat suits market in 2017. Asia-Pacific shows the highest growth in the forecast period due to the increase in the use of hazmat suits for safety purpose.
Key Developments in the Market
- Feb 2018: Ansel introduced GAMEX PI GLOVE-IN-GLOVE SYSTEM, which is the worlds first pre-donned double-gloving system.
- Jan 2018: Ansel partnered with OneSolution for expanding safety solution services.
- Nov 2017: Halyard Health, Inc. annocunced the sale of S&IP business to Owens & Minor, which accelerated Halyard's transformation to a focused medical devices company.
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1.1 Market Definition
2. Research Methodology
3. Executive Summary
4. Key Inferences
5. Market Overview
5.1 Current Market Scenario
5.2 Porter's Five Forces Analysis
5.2.1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
5.2.2 Bargaining Power of Consumers
5.2.3 Threat of New Entrants
5.2.4 Threat of Substitute Product and Services
5.2.5 Competitive Rivalry within the Industry
6. Drivers, Restraints, Opportunities, and Challenges Analysis (DROC)
6.1 Market Drivers
6.1.1 Occupational Safety Regulations
6.1.2 Increased Focus on Work Safety
6.1.3 Higher Growth in Developing Economies
6.2 Market Restraints
6.2.1 Use of Phase Change Material
6.2.2 Multifunctional Clothing
6.3 High Raw Material Cost
6.4 Key Challenges
7. Market Segmentation
7.1 By Degree of Protection
7.1.1 Protection against Vapors, Gases, Mists, and Particles
7.1.2 Protection against Splashes from a Hazardous Chemical
7.1.3 Protection Against Air-purifying Respirators
7.1.4 Protection in Case no Possibility of Contact with Chemicals
7.2 By Type
7.2.1 Gas/Vapor Protection
7.2.2 Splash Protection
7.3 By User Type
7.3.1 Industrial Use
7.3.2 Personal Use
7.4 By Application
7.4.1 Chemical Agents
7.4.2 Biological Agents
7.4.3 Fire/High Temperatures
7.5 Segmentation - by Geography
7.5.1 North America
22.214.171.124 United States
126.96.36.199 United Kingdom
188.8.131.52 Rest of Europe
184.108.40.206 New Zealand
220.127.116.11 South Korea
18.104.22.168 Rest of Asia-Pacific
7.5.4 Middle East & Africa
22.214.171.124 South Africa
126.96.36.199 Rest of Middle East & Africa
7.5.5 South America
188.8.131.52 Rest of South America8. Competitive Landscape
8.1 Mergers and Acquisition Analysis
8.2 Agreements, Collaborations, and Partnerships
8.3 New Product Launches
9. Key Players
9.1 3M Company
9.2 Alpha Pro Tech
9.3 Ansell, Inc.
9.4 Dragerwerk AG & Co.
9.5 DuPont Inc.
9.6 Halyard Health, Inc.
9.7 Honeywell, Inc.
9.8 Kimberly Clark Corporation
9.9 Lakeland Industries, Inc.
9.10 Sioen Industries N.V.
10. Future of the Market