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Global Protective Gloves Market Research and Forecast, 2018-2023

  • ID: 4744461
  • Report
  • December 2018
  • Region: Global
  • Orion Market Research Private Limited


  • 3M Company
  • Cordova Safety Products
  • Hartalega Holdings Bhd
  • Lindström Oy
  • Midas Safety, Inc.
  • Superior Glove Works Ltd.
Gloves are used in different applications and industries to protect body parts of the working person specially hands. Protective gloves find different applications including in healthcare to physicians, in laboratories for testing and drug discovery. It also finds a vital application in manufacturing as working personally has to deal with a number of process and has to interact with numerous chemicals. It also finds a significant application in construction field as protective gloves are required to workers and supervisions on daily basis.

Major factors that are augmenting the market of protective gloves are increasing usage and adoption of gloves in the emerging economies. A large part of protective gloves is used in organised industry such as laboratories, research & manufacturing firms and these industries are emerging at a rapid rate in emerging economies such as India and China. Government regulation is also a major factor in the protective gloves market as government provides rules and guidelines for the safety of people in industries by mentioning requirement of the protective clothing. Increasing automation is one of the major restrain in the protective gloves market. A number of robotic operations have been introduced in the healthcare and manufacturing industry where there is a no need of human interaction. It reduces need of protective gloves. Additionally, it added an extra cost to the company hence some companies neglect providing standard protective gloves where there is no strict government regulation. Disposable gloves can be seen as an opportunity during forecasted period as an increase in the demand of same can be observed in healthcare and other related industries.

By geography global protective gloves market has been segmented into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific (APAC) and Rest of the World (RoW). Developed economies such as the US, the UK, France, Germany, Japan is expected to have a significant market due to stringent rules and regulations by the government regarding the safety of employees. Driving and sports gloves will also find a significant market in these economies during forecasted period. Emerging economies such as India and China will show a significant growth due to improvement in the rules and regulations regarding work safety, increasing industrialisation and lack of automation compared to developed economies.

Major market players in the protective gloves market are Top Glove Corporation, Hartalega, 3M, Ansell, Comfort Rubber Gloves, Honeywell International, Jiangsu Jaysun Glove, Marvel Gloves Industries, Midas Safety. These companies are studied with different aspects in order to get information about strategies opt by them in recent period. Major activities that the companies are implementing in protective gloves market are merger, acquisition, product launch and geographical expansion.

Research Methodology

The market study of global protective gloves market is incorporated by extensive primary and secondary research. Secondary research has been conducted to refine the available data to breakdown the market in various segments, derive total market size, market forecast and growth rate. Different approaches have been worked on to derive the market value and market growth rate. Our team collects facts and data related to the market from different geography to provide a better regional outlook. In the report country level analysis is provided by analysing various regional players, regional tax laws and policies, consumer behaviour and macro-economic factors. Numbers extracted from Secondary research have been authenticated by conducting proper primary research. It includes tracking down key people from the industry and interviewing them to validate the data. This enables our analyst to derive the closest possible figures without any major deviations in the actual number. Our analysts try to contact as many executives, managers, key opinion leaders and industry experts. Primary research brings the authenticity in our reports.

Secondary sources include
  • Financial reports of the major market players

  • Company websites and their product catalogue

  • Geographical location of major market player and their expansion

  • Application of the gloves in different industries at regional level

  • Average cost of gloves and their application field

  • Government rules and regulations regarding safety of working people

The report is intended for researchers in glove manufacturing companies, rubber companies, government organizations or any investing firms for overall market analysis and competitive analysis. The report provides in-depth analysis on market size, growth opportunity in market, product types. The report will serve as a source for 360-degree analysis of the market thoroughly integrating different models.

The Report Covers
Comprehensive research methodology of global protective gloves market
  • In-depth analysis of macro and micro factors influencing the market guided by key recommendations.

  • Analysis of regional regulations and other government policies impacting the global protective gloves market

  • Insights about market determinants which are stimulating the global protective gloves market

  • Detailed and extensive market segments with regional distribution of forecasted revenues

  • Extensive profiles and recent developments of market players

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  • 3M Company
  • Cordova Safety Products
  • Hartalega Holdings Bhd
  • Lindström Oy
  • Midas Safety, Inc.
  • Superior Glove Works Ltd.

Chapter 1. Report Summary
1.1. Research Methods and Tools
1.2. Market Breakdown
1.2.1. By Segments
1.2.2. By Geography
1.2.3. By Stakeholders
Chapter 2. Market Overview and Insights
2.1. Definition
2.2. Analyst Insight & Current Market Trends
2.2.1. Key Findings
2.2.2. Recommendation
2.2.3. Conclusion
2.3. Regulations United States European Union China India
Chapter 3. Market Determinant
3.1. Motivators
3.1.1. Rising Demand for Protective Gloves Application in Healthcare, Construction and Manufacturing Sectors
3.1.2. Cohesive Government Regulations and Policies
3.1.3. Technological Advancement and Automation
3.1.4. Increasing Awareness for Industrial Safety
3.2. Restraints
3.2.1. High Cost
3.2.2. Risk of Allergy
3.3. Opportunities
3.3.1. Increasing Demand in Asia-Pacific Region Due to Growth in Manufacturing and Healthcare Industry
3.3.2. Rising Demand for Disposable Gloves Across the Globe
Chapter 4. Market Segmentation
4.1. Global Protective Gloves Market, By Material
4.1.1. Latex
4.1.2. Nitrile
4.1.3. Leather
4.1.4. Vinyl
4.1.5. Neoprene
4.1.6. Other (Butyl, Polyethylene)
4.2. Global Protective Gloves Market, By Type
4.2.1. Disposable
4.2.2. Non-Disposable (Reusable)
4.3. Global Protective Gloves Market, By End User Industry
4.3.1. Healthcare
4.3.2. Manufacturing
4.3.3. Food & Beverage
4.3.4. Construction
4.3.5. Oil & Gas
4.3.6. Driving and Sports
4.3.7. Other (Firefighting, Military, Mining)
Chapter 5. Competitive Landscape
Chapter 6. Regional Analysis
6.1. North American
6.1.1. United States
6.1.2. Canada
6.2. Europe
6.2.1. The UK
6.2.2. Germany
6.2.3. Italy
6.2.4. Spain
6.2.5. France
6.2.6. ROE
6.3. Asia-Pacific
6.3.1. India
6.3.2. China
6.3.3. Japan
6.3.4. ROAPAC
6.4. Rest of the World
Chapter 7. Company Profiles
7.1. 3M Company
7.2. Ansell Limited
7.3. Boss Gloves
7.4. Comfort Rubber Gloves Industries Sdn. Bhd.
7.5. Cordova Safety Products
7.6. Delta Plus Group SA
7.7. Ergodyne (A Division of Tenacious Holdings, Inc.)
7.8. Globus (Shetland) Ltd.
7.9. Hartalega Holdings Bhd
7.10. Honeywell International, Inc.
7.11. Jiangsu Jaysun Glove Co., Ltd
7.12. Kimberly-Clark Corp.
7.13. Kossan Rubber Industries Bhd
7.14. Lakeland Industries, Inc.
7.15. Lindström Oy
7.16. Marvel Gloves Industries
7.17. MCR Safety, Inc.
7.18. Midas Safety, Inc.
7.19. Pan Taiwan Enterprise Co., Ltd.
7.20. Protective Industrial Products, Inc.
7.21. Radians, Inc.
7.22. Riverstone Holdings Ltd
7.23. Saf-T-Gard International, Inc.
7.24. Superior Glove Works Ltd.
7.25. Supermax Corp Bhd
7.26. Top Glove Corporation Bhd
7.27. W.W. Grainger, Inc.
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A selection of companies mentioned in this report includes:

  • 3M Company
  • Ansell Limited
  • Boss Gloves
  • Comfort Rubber Gloves Industries Sdn. Bhd.
  • Cordova Safety Products
  • Delta Plus Group SA
  • Ergodyne (A Division of Tenacious Holdings, Inc.)
  • Globus (Shetland) Ltd.
  • Hartalega Holdings Bhd
  • Honeywell International, Inc.
  • Jiangsu Jaysun Glove Co., Ltd
  • Kimberly-Clark Corp.
  • Kossan Rubber Industries Bhd
  • Lakeland Industries, Inc.
  • Lindström Oy
  • Marvel Gloves Industries
  • MCR Safety, Inc.
  • Midas Safety, Inc.
  • Pan Taiwan Enterprise Co., Ltd.
  • Protective Industrial Products, Inc.
  • Radians, Inc.
  • Riverstone Holdings Ltd
  • Saf-T-Gard International, Inc.
  • Superior Glove Works Ltd.
  • Supermax Corp Bhd
  • Top Glove Corporation Bhd
  • W.W. Grainger, Inc.
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