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Disposable Protective Clothing - Global Market Trajectory & Analytics

  • ID: 5302982
  • Report
  • February 2022
  • Region: Global
  • 481 Pages
  • Global Industry Analysts, Inc

FEATURED COMPANIES

  • 3M Company
  • Ansell Ltd.
  • Bennett Safetywear Ltd.
  • Cardinal Health, Inc.
  • Drägerwerk AG & Co. KGaA
  • International Enviroguard

Global Disposable Protective Clothing Market to Reach $8.2 Billion by 2026


Disposable protective clothing represents special clothing that is intended to safeguard workers from hazardous workplace conditions and extreme environmental factors. Also sometimes referred to as personal protective equipment (PPE), the clothing protects the body from contaminants, dirt, pollution, infection and hazardous chemicals. Designed for single-use only, these products are disposed of as solid waste or recycled after use. Disposable protective clothing is intended for short-term protection and convenience, and encompasses numerous items that protect a worker from head to toe, including respiratory masks, hard hats, overalls, suits, gloves and helmets. These items are made using non-woven materials and play an important role in reducing the risk of worker injury and leading to associated cost savings. Disposable protective clothing is generally made of polypropylene, polyethylene, polyester and certain other materials with enhanced safety ratings. These products are extensively used in a number of industries such as manufacturing, healthcare, oil & gas, construction, mining and defense & public safety. Medical professionals often rely on protective clothing like disposable gloves for minimizing the risk of infection and contamination. While scientists and researchers use laboratory coats, law enforcement agencies use ballistic vests for effective protection.

Amid the COVID-19 crisis, the global market for Disposable Protective Clothing estimated at US$4.2 Billion in the year 2020, is projected to reach a revised size of US$8.2 Billion by 2026, growing at a CAGR of 11.1% over the analysis period. Polyethylene, one of the segments analyzed in the report, is projected to grow at a 11.9% CAGR to reach US$3.6 Billion by the end of the analysis period. After a thorough analysis of the business implications of the pandemic and its induced economic crisis, growth in the Polypropylene segment is readjusted to a revised 11.4% CAGR for the next 7-year period. This segment currently accounts for a 25.1% share of the global Disposable Protective Clothing market.



The U.S. Market is Estimated at $1.8 Billion in 2021, While China is Forecast to Reach $1.2 Billion by 2026


The Disposable Protective Clothing market in the U.S. is estimated at US$1.8 Billion in the year 2021. The country currently accounts for a 31.39% share in the global market. China, the world second largest economy, is forecast to reach an estimated market size of US$1.2 Billion in the year 2026 trailing a CAGR of 14.6% through the analysis period. Among the other noteworthy geographic markets are Japan and Canada, each forecast to grow at 7.6% and 10.4% respectively over the analysis period. Within Europe, Germany is forecast to grow at approximately 8.3% CAGR while Rest of European market (as defined in the study) will reach US$1.3 Billion by the close of the analysis period.

The market is witnessing strong influence of a number of factors including COVID-19, technological advances, volatile macroeconomic scenario and international trade conditions. While substantial demand from the healthcare and foodservice industries is boosting revenues, depressing conditions in traditionally strong domains including oil & gas and mining are dampening profitability. The COVID-19 pandemic is prompting a large number of companies to comply with stringent safety standards. In addition, entities are focusing on Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) workplace safety guidelines to avoid consequences and costs associated with non-compliance. On the other hand, the PPE is market is receiving strong contribution from the protective clothing segment that covers garments mainly used in healthcare and heavy industries. The protective clothing segment is led by flame-retardant and heat-resistant garments along with clothing intended to protect users from hazardous chemicals. Moreover, industrial units are increasingly adopting coveralls for enhanced protection from cuts and splashes on shop floors. Protective clothing like chemical-resistant jackets is extensively used in pharmaceutical manufacturing and medical applications. Rising demand across these end-use industries coupled with ongoing product innovations are poised to push sales, while mounting competition is eroding margins. The market growth is anticipated to be further bolstered by availability of advanced protective clothing with inbuilt sensors for monitoring body temperature or strong and flexible thermoplastic-coated protective gloves. New smart clothing along with sophisticated wearable technology is expected to redefine employee safety. Smart clothing capable of detecting chemicals, gas, heat and other hazardous conditions to alert users for taking appropriate measures is garnering increasing attention in process industries including metals, chemicals and oil & gas. In addition, continued strong demand for protective clothing from the semiconductors, healthcare and pharmaceuticals industries is poised to further boost overall growth of the PPE market.

Polyester Segment to Reach $1.5 Billion by 2026


In the global Polyester segment, USA, Canada, Japan, China and Europe will drive the 9.6% CAGR estimated for this segment. These regional markets accounting for a combined market size of US$626.2 Million in the year 2020 will reach a projected size of US$1.2 Billion by the close of the analysis period. China will remain among the fastest growing in this cluster of regional markets. Led by countries such as Australia, India, and South Korea, the market in Asia-Pacific is forecast to reach US$167.5 Million by the year 2026, while Latin America will expand at a 12.5% CAGR through the analysis period.

Select Competitors (Total 101 Featured) -

  • 3M Company
  • Alpha Pro Tech, Ltd.
  • Ansell Ltd.
  • ASATEX AG®
  • Bennett Safetywear Ltd.
  • Bulwark FR
  • Cardinal Health, Inc.
  • Cellucap Manufacturing Co.
  • Delta Plus Group
  • Drägerwerk AG & Co. KGaA
  • DuPont de Nemours, Inc.
  • Honeywell International, Inc.
  • International Enviroguard
  • Kimberly-Clark Corporation
  • Lakeland Industries Inc.
  • Life Science Products Inc.
  • UVEX ARBEITSSCHUTZ GmbH
Frequently Asked Questions about the Global Market for Disposable Protective Clothing

What is the estimated value of the Global Market for Disposable Protective Clothing?

The Global Market for Disposable Protective Clothing was estimated to be valued at $4.2 Billion in 2020.

What is the growth rate of the Global Market for Disposable Protective Clothing?

The growth rate of the Global Market for Disposable Protective Clothing is 11.8%, with an estimated value of $8.2 Billion by 2026.

What is the forecasted size of the Global Market for Disposable Protective Clothing?

The Global Market for Disposable Protective Clothing is estimated to be worth $8.2 Billion by 2026.

Who are the key companies in the Global Market for Disposable Protective Clothing?

Key companies in the Global Market for Disposable Protective Clothing include 3M Company, Alpha Pro Tech, Ltd., Ansell Ltd., ASATEX AG®, Bennett Safetywear Ltd., Bulwark FR, Cardinal Health, Inc., Cellucap Manufacturing Co. and Drägerwerk AG & Co. KGaA.
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FEATURED COMPANIES

  • 3M Company
  • Ansell Ltd.
  • Bennett Safetywear Ltd.
  • Cardinal Health, Inc.
  • Drägerwerk AG & Co. KGaA
  • International Enviroguard

I. METHODOLOGY


II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. MARKET OVERVIEW

  • Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic and Looming Global Recession: 2020 Marked as a Year of Disruption & Transformation
  • World Economic Growth Projections (Real GDP, Annual % Change) for 2020 through 2022
  • COVID-19 Makes PPEs Popular
  • PPE Adoption Trends Driven by Innovation
  • PPE Demand from Major Users to Face Mixed Response
  • Online PPE Sales See Major Jump
  • Pandemic Leads to Supply Shortages
  • The Importance of PPEs in Healthcare Settings
  • Proper Donning & Doffing of PPE Holds Critical Relevance for Mitigating COVID-19 Infection Risk
  • Protective Clothing: The Star Performer in Personal Protective Equipment Market
  • Reuse amid COVID-19-led Supply Shortages
  • Pros & Cons of Reusable Medical Protective Clothing
  • COVID-19 Outbreak Boosts Demand for Anti-Viral Fabrics
  • Disposable Medical Protective Clothing: The Impact on Climate & Health
  • Disposable Protective Clothing – Global Key Competitors Percentage Market Share in 2022 (E)
  • An Introduction to Disposable Protective Clothing
  • Global Disposable Protective Clothing Market by Application (2021): Percentage Breakdown of Sales for Chemical, Thermal, Biological / Radiation, Mechanical, and Other Applications
  • Difference between Disposable Protective Clothing and Ordinary Workwear
  • Alternatives to Disposable Protective Clothing
  • Focus Shifts to Healthcare Fabric
  • Fibers Used in Healthcare or Hygiene Products
  • Disposable Vs Non-Disposable Drapes and Gowns
  • Categorization of Select Protective Clothing by Function
  • Percentage of Disposable Garments vis-à-vis Reusable Garments in End-Use Industries
  • Protective Clothing: European Directive
  • Global Market Prospects & Outlook
  • Analysis by Material
  • Global Disposable Protective Clothing Market by Material Type (2021 & 2027): Percentage Breakdown of Sales for Polyethylene, Polypropylene, Polyester, and Other Material Types
  • Analysis by End-Use
  • Global Disposable Protective Clothing Market by End-Use Sector (2021 & 2027): Percentage Breakdown of Sales for Manufacturing, Oil & Gas, Construction, Healthcare, and Other End-Uses
  • Regional Analysis: North America Maintains Principal Position while Asia-Pacific to Report Fast Growth
  • World Disposable Protective Clothing Market (2021 & 2027): Percentage Breakdown of Sales for Developed and Developing Regions
  • World Disposable Protective Clothing Market: Geographic Regions Ranked by Value CAGR for 2020-2027: China, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East, Africa, USA, Canada, Europe, and Japan
  • Competitive Scenario: Players Eye on Product Development & Innovation to Survive in Increasingly Competitive Disposable Protective Clothing Market
  • Recent Market Activity
  • Select Global Brands
  • Disposable Chemical Protective Clothing Competitor Market Share Scenario Worldwide (in %): 2020E
  • US Market for Industrial Thermal Clothing (2020): Percentage Breakdown of Market Revenue by Product Type
  • US Personal Protective Clothing Market Share (in %) by Company: 2020E
  • Competitive Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial for Players Worldwide in 2022 (E)

2. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS

3. MARKET TRENDS & DRIVERS

  • Innovations & Improvements Augment Disposable Protective Clothing Market
  • Lightweight and Breathable Designs Make a Cut
  • New Resistant Material R&D Encourages Market Prospects
  • Flame Retardant Protective Clothing Set to Make Gains
  • Uptrend in the Protective Clothing Sector Generates Parallel Opportunities for Disposable Protective Clothing
  • Key Trends in the Protective Clothing Domain
  • Workplace Safety Requirements Spur Demand
  • Annual Workplace and Work Related Fatalities (in Thousands) by Region
  • Unique Antimicrobial Coatings Augment Protective Clothing Functionality
  • Healthcare: Prominent End-Use Sector
  • Emphasis on Effective Infection Control Spurs Demand in Healthcare Settings
  • Increasing Healthcare Expenditure to Foster Market Growth
  • World Healthcare Expenditure (In US$ Billion) for the Years 2017, 2019, 2021 & 2023
  • Per Capita Healthcare Expenditure (in $) by Select Countries for 2018
  • COVID-19 Stirs the Demand for Disposable Protective Clothing in Healthcare Applications
  • Manufacturing Sector to Remain an Important Consumer
  • Established Use Case in Oil & Gas Sector Augurs Well
  • Global Oil & Gas E&P Industry Spending (in US$ Billion) for 2015-2021
  • Construction Industry: Developments Focus on Improving Worker Safety
  • EXHIBIT : World Construction Industry (in US$ Trillion) for the Years 2017, 2019 & 2022
  • Global Value of Megacity Construction Projects (US$ Billion) in 2019

4. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE


III. MARKET ANALYSIS

UNITED STATES

  • Disposable Protective Clothing Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in the United States for 2022 (E)

CANADA

JAPAN

  • Disposable Protective Clothing Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in Japan for 2022 (E)

CHINA

  • Disposable Protective Clothing Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in China for 2022 (E)

EUROPE

  • Disposable Protective Clothing Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in Europe for 2022 (E)

FRANCE

  • Disposable Protective Clothing Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in France for 2022 (E)

GERMANY

  • Disposable Protective Clothing Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in Germany for 2022 (E)

ITALY

UNITED KINGDOM

  • Disposable Protective Clothing Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in the United Kingdom for 2022 (E)

SPAIN


RUSSIA


REST OF EUROPE

ASIA-PACIFIC

  • Disposable Protective Clothing Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in Asia-Pacific for 2022 (E)

AUSTRALIA

  • Disposable Protective Clothing Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in Australia for 2022 (E)

INDIA

  • Disposable Protective Clothing Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in India for 2022 (E)

SOUTH KOREA


REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC

LATIN AMERICA

  • Disposable Protective Clothing Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in Latin America for 2022 (E)

ARGENTINA


BRAZIL


MEXICO


REST OF LATIN AMERICA

MIDDLE EAST

  • Disposable Protective Clothing Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in Middle East for 2022 (E)

IRAN


ISRAEL


SAUDI ARABIA


UNITED ARAB EMIRATES


REST OF MIDDLE EAST

AFRICA

  • Disposable Protective Clothing Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in Africa for 2022 (E)

IV. COMPETITION

  • Total Companies Profiled: 101
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A selection of companies mentioned in this report includes:

  • 3M Company
  • Alpha Pro Tech, Ltd.
  • Ansell Ltd.
  • ASATEX AG®
  • Bennett Safetywear Ltd.
  • Bulwark FR
  • Cardinal Health, Inc.
  • Cellucap Manufacturing Co.
  • Delta Plus Group
  • Drägerwerk AG & Co. KGaA
  • DuPont de Nemours, Inc.
  • Honeywell International, Inc.
  • International Enviroguard
  • Kimberly-Clark Corporation
  • Lakeland Industries Inc.
  • Life Science Products Inc.
  • UVEX ARBEITSSCHUTZ GmbH
Note: Product cover images may vary from those shown