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Personal Protective Equipment (PPE): Market Growth, Future Prospects & Competitive Analysis, 2016-2023


All clothing, helmets, other garments and goggles, which are used to protect the wearer’s body from any injury are referred to personal protective equipment (PPE). Personal protective equipment are basically used for safety during sports activities, recreational and other activities ensuring full body protection from airborne particulate, heat, electrical, biohazards, physical hazards and others. New product development is a key factor driving the demand for PPE equipment across the globe. Other factors fueling the personal protective equipment market growth include growing awareness and consciousness for safety in workplace, government policies and regulations for safety compliance of workers and development of cost-effective products by manufacturers. Also, increasing accidents at workplace, infection related issues especially in healthcare sector and improvement in overall manufacturing and industrial sector are expected to bolster the personal protective equipment market growth in the next five to six years.

North America is anticipated to remain dominant in terms of revenue contribution, followed by Europe and Asia Pacific. Asia Pacific is further expected to record highest growth during the forecast period. This is majorly attributed to increasing product availability, improving distribution channel and rising awareness among consumers. However, tariffs barriers coupled with high cost associated with personal protective equipment manufacturing might hamper market growth. Personal protective equipment manufacturers are focused on improving supply chain, emphasizing on end-user preferences and enhancing geographic reach. In addition, manufacturers are developing products offering better safety, maintenance and comfort to the wearer.

The global personal protective equipment market is segmented on the following bases:

  • Product
    • Head Protection
    • Hearing Protection
    • Eye Protection
    • Protective clothing
    • Hand Protection
    • Respiratory Protection
    • Professional footwear
    • Others
  • Application
    • Construction
    • Power & energy
    • Oil & gas
    • Petrochemicals
    • Food manufacturing
    • Transportation
    • Pharmaceuticals
    • Others
  • Geography
    • North America
      • US
      • Canada
    • Europe
      • UK
      • Germany
      • Rest of Europe
    • Asia-Pacific
      • Japan
      • China
      • Rest of APAC
    • Latin America
    • Middle East and Africa

Key Players Identified for personal protective equipment Market Include but are Not Limited to:

Ansell Healthcare Products LLC., V Group, Wells Lamont Industry Group, Honeywell Life Safety, 3M Company, Bekina NV, Alpha Pro Tech Ltd., Gateway Safety Inc., Rahman Group and Avon Rubber PLC.

This report offers:

  • An overview of the global markets for personal protective equipment
  • Market trends assessment for the period 2013-2023, with historical information for 2013 & 2014, and projections through 2023, with respective CAGRs during 2016-2023
  • Qualitative assessment tools such as market drivers, challenges and future prospects for personal protective equipment
  • Market competition scrutiny tools such as market share analysis, fractal map assessment, attractive investment proposition
  • Focus on each level of market segmentation based on product approvals, launch, and current and anticipated market dynamics
  • A general overview of the industry structure
  • Company profiles highlighting key information about the major players operating in the personal protective equipment market
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