Personal Protective Equipment Market Size, Share, Growth Report 2030

Personal Protective Equipment Market

Personal Protective Equipment Market (Hand Protection, Fall Protection, Protective Clothing, Professional Footwear, Head Protection, Respiratory Protection, And Others) For Construction & Manufacturing, Oil & Gas, Health Care, Petrochemicals, Food Industry, And Other Applications: Global Industry Perspective, Comprehensive Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Segment, Trends And Forecast, 2020 – 2028

Category: Consumer Goods Report Format : PDF Pages: 130 Report Code: ZMR-689 Published Date: Jun-2021 Status : Published

The global personal protective equipment market size was estimated at USD 80.4 billion in 2020 and is anticipated to expand at a compounded annual growth rate CAGR of 8.7% from 2021 to 2028

Personal Protective Equipment Market

Market Overview     

The global Personal Protective Equipment market accounted for USD 80.4 Billion in 2020 and is expected to reach USD 162.3 Billion by 2028, growing at a CAGR of around 8.7% between 2021 and 2028.

Escalating product use in oil & gas, construction, pharmaceuticals, manufacturing, chemicals, transportation, and food sectors is projected to favorably leverage the expansion of the Personal protective equipment market within the years ahead. Aside from this, risks of accidents for the workers involved within the activities like land clearing, digging, blasting, trenching, and boring will further stimulate the business sphere. Additionally to the present, strict government legislation forcing the firms to comply & abide by the factory laws concerning employee safety has further catapulted the demand for Personal protective equipment.

Pricing pressures and surge in product commoditization, however, can adversely impact the expansion of the Personal protective equipment market within the near future. Nevertheless, rising awareness among employees regarding safe & secured working conditions is projected to assist the Personal protective equipment (PPE) business flourish over subsequent few years, thereby normalizing the impact of hindrances on the industry, reports the Personal protective equipment market study.  

COVID-19 Impact Analysis  

The unexpected occurrence and rapid rate of transmission of infectious diseases like COVID-19 have compelled employers across the world to exercise strict control over worker safety and security measures, successively raising the demand for PPE and contributing to the growth of the market. Besides, stringent regulations being enforced by governments of various countries across the planet to stop further transmission of the coronavirus infection among public doctors like the Families First Coronavirus Response Act should further stand in the PPE market growth over the assessment period.

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Growth Factors

Growing awareness regarding hygiene to avoid the transmission of pathogens in healthcare facilities is predicted to drive the demand for Personal protective equipment over the forecast period. Various countries implemented strict acts owing to the Covid-19, like the Families First Coronavirus Response Act by the U.S. for shielding public doctors, establishing free testing, providing paid leaves, and important benefits to children and families, in 2020 to curb the spread. Increasing domestic production including restraints on the merchandise imports and exports rushed the PPE demand in 2020.  In addition, the growing employee awareness related to personal safety has a significant influence on the increased penetration of PPE across the globe.

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Segment Analysis Preview  

Based on products, the main products available in the market are protective clothing, face masks, helmets, hand gloves, protective footwear, Goggles, respiratory protection equipment, hearing protection device, and other head, eye & face protecting equipment. Among them, the demand for hand gloves is relatively higher and the trend is anticipated to remain so over the next few years.  Additionally,  players across the personal protective equipment market are focusing aggressively on innovation, as well as on including advanced technologies in their existing products. Over the coming years, they are also expected to take up partnerships and mergers and acquisitions as their key strategy for business development.

Based on application, the healthcare end-use segment Chemicals the market in 2020 accounting for the very best revenue share of over 30%. The segment will retain its dominance growing at the fastest CAGR over the forecast period. Several factors are considered by end-users while purchasing protective clothing, like the fabric used and coverage provided by it, seam barrier properties, and other features like closures. The demand for protective clothing, especially coveralls and gowns, has increased within the US owing to the rapid spread of the coronavirus.

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Regional Analysis Preview

Based on region, Europe is projected to register the largest market share of the PPE market during the forecast period and is anticipated to continue on the dominant position within the years to return. The expansion of the market during this region is often attributed to the very fact that the region has the strongest economies within the world, alongside flourishing industries that cause increased capital investment capabilities. Growing concerns concerning occupational hazards & safety and therefore the greater requirement for protective gears in metal manufacturing, automotive, and oil & gas sectors is that the main factor behind the dominance of the European personal protective equipment market.
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Key Market Players & Competitive Landscape

The major players that are comprised in Personal Protective Equipment market are Alpha Pro Tech Ltd., Du Pont, 3M Company, Ansell, Indians, Delta Plus, Rock Fall Limited, Uvex Safety Group and others.

The global Personal Protective Equipment Market is segmented as follows:

By Product

  • Head Protection, Eye and Face Protection
  • Hearing Protection
  • Protective Clothing
  • Respiratory Protection
  • Protective Footwear
  • Fall Protection
  • Hand Protection
  • Others

By Application

  • Construction
  • Manufacturing
  • Oil & Gas
  • Chemicals
  • Food
  • Healthcare
  • Transportation
  • Others

By Region

  • North America
    • The U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • France
    • The UK
    • Spain
    • Germany
    • Italy
    • Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • India
    • South Korea
    • Southeast Asia
    • Rest of Asia Pacific
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
    • Rest of Latin America
  • Middle East & Africa
    • GCC
    • South Africa
    • Rest of Middle East & Africa

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FrequentlyAsked Questions

The global Personal Protective Equipment Market was valued at USD 80.4 billion in 2020.

The global Personal Protective Equipment Market is expected to reach USD 162.3 billion by 2028, growing at a CAGR of 8.7% between 2021 to 2028.

Constant innovations, such as the development of lighter and comfortable industrial protective equipment using premium-quality fabric, are projected to propel market growth. Demand for protective equipment, which combines safety with improved aesthetics and technological innovation is further estimated to augment market growth.

Europe in 2020 dominated the Personal Protective Equipment market and was believed to be the highest income-generating area all over the globe.  Europe added up to almost 35% of the total share in the Personal Protective Equipment market in 2020.

Alpha Pro Tech Ltd, 3M Company, Uvex Safety Group, and Du Pont are some of the key vendors of personal protective equipment across the world. 

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