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Snapshot of the Alpine Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Market, 2018

  • Report

  • 69 Pages
  • July 2019
  • Region: Global
  • Frost & Sullivan
  • ID: 4803822

Improving Construction Industry and Rising Female Workforce are Boosting Revenues for the Alpine PPE Market

This research service analyses the Alpine personal protective equipment (PPE) market covering Austria and Switzerland. The main segments covered by product type are above the neck (including head protection, hearing protection, eye and face protection), foot protection, hand protection, protective apparel, respiratory protection, gas detection, and fall protection.

Work safety policies are on the rise and are now being regulated more strictly to ensure proper compliance. The Alpine PPE market generated a revenue of €400.4 million in 2018. This market is expected to experience a moderate growth rate, generating €456.2 million by 2023, at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 2.6% from 2018 to 2023.

Automotive, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, MEM, and construction industries are helping generate higher demand for PPE in the region. Improving employment numbers, especially women workforce, is also driving larger revenues in the market. Hand protection, protective footwear, and protective apparels are the largest product segments in the Alpine PPE market, accounting for 72.0% of the total revenues generated in 2018. The market is expected to show similar trends in the forecast period.

Austria is a well-developed industrialised country. Apart from its main service sector, the key industries are mechanical engineering, steel construction, real estate, chemicals, and vehicle and parts manufacturing. It also has a few natural resources such as iron ore and non-ferrous metals. Constant growth in the industrial sectors also requires supplementary imports in the country. The construction sector has rebound in the country with a rising population and increasing demand for houses, suggesting a favourable condition for labours. With a strong increase in disposable income, the outlook for private sector looks promising. High capacity utilisation suggests that PPE investment will remain firm. Switzerland employs the largest number of people in chemicals and pharmaceuticals. Chemicals and pharmaceuticals industry directly employs 70,000 people, with all major global companies having their setups in the country. Chemicals, pharmaceuticals, MEM, construction, general manufacturing, textile, and agriculture are important end-user applications for the PPE market in Switzerland.

As the Alpine market is one of the safety-conscious markets, it has high acceptance for innovative products. Hence, manufacturers offering premium products are well adopted in the region Revenue growth is fuelled by improving construction industry, decreasing the unemployment rate, increasing participation of women across industries, and rising regulations to improve safety and health of workers in the region. All these factors contribute to expected market growth at a CAGR of 2.6% from 2018 to 2023.

Table of Contents

Executive Summary
Key Findings
  • Market Engineering Measurements

Global PPE Market - An Overview
  • PPE Market - An Overview
  • What Drives the PPE Market?
  • Global PPE Market - Percent Revenue by Product Type

Alpine - Overview of Population, Industries, and Demography
  • Alpine - An Overview
  • Alpine - Unemployment Rate
  • Alpine - Percent Employment by Industry Sector
  • Austria - Employment by Industry Sector
  • Austria End-user Industry - Top Industrial End-user Market for PPE
  • Switzerland - Employment by Industry Sector
  • Switzerland End-user Industry - Top Industrial End-user Market for PPE
  • Alpine End-user Industry - PPE Requirement and Usage by Industry

Alpine PPE Market - An Overview
  • Alpine as a Part of the Global PPE Market
  • Market Engineering Measurements
  • Revenue Forecast
  • Revenue Forecast Discussion
  • Revenue Split by Product Type
  • Revenue Forecast by Product Type

Alpine PPE Market - Trends and Outlook
  • Austria - PPE Standards and Regulations
  • Switzerland - PPE Standards and Regulations

Alpine PPE Market Outlook
  • Disposable Hand Protection Segment Outlook
  • Non-disposable Hand Protection Segment Outlook
  • Protective Apparel Segment Outlook
  • Foot Protection Segment Outlook
  • Respiratory Protection Segment Outlook
  • Gas Detection Segment Outlook
  • Above-the-Neck Protection Segment Outlook
  • Fall Protection Segment Outlook
  • Market Trends
  • Competitive Environment
  • Competitive Landscape
  • Partial List of Select Market Participants by Product Type

Alpine PPE Market - Distribution Trends
  • PPE Distribution Trends
  • Distributor Competitive Landscape - Alpine
  • Customer Preferences - Top Customer Requirements
  • Customer Requirement by Products

Growth Opportunities and Companies to Action
  • Growth Opportunity - Female Workforce: A Promising Segment
  • Strategic Imperatives for Success and Growth

The Last
  • The Last Word - 3 Big Predictions
  • Legal Disclaimer

  • List of Exhibits