DUBLIN, Mar. 04, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/527948/protective) has announced the addition of the "Protective Clothing Market by Application, End-Use Industry & Material - Global Trends & Forecast to 2018" report to their offering.
The global protective clothing market is anticipated to increase by 6.0% annually to reach $8 billion by 2018. Protective clothing is primarily used for protection against various hazards faced due to dangerous workplace environments. The report covers this global market and its trends concerning five regions, namely, North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa, and Latin America; and the major countries in each region such as U.S., Germany, China, South Arabia, Brazil, and others. The various end-use industries such as oil & gas, construction & manufacturing, health care/medical, firefighting & law enforcement, mining, and military are covered.
Safety clothing applications such as thermal, chemical, mechanical, biological/radiation, and visibility are included along with their estimated market revenues and consumption trends. Various clothing materials such as aramid & blends, polyamide, PBI, cotton fibers, polyolefins & blends, and UHMW polyethylene have also been identified. The market has further been bifurcated by user types which include industrial users and personal users.
North America is the largest market for protective clothing due to early industrialization and high awareness for employee safety. OSHA regulations for various industries required workers to essentially wear hazard resistant clothing. Construction and manufacturing is the largest market for protective apparel in the region. The flourishing oil & gas industry is contributing to the heavy demand in the region.
Asia-Pacific has been identified as the upcoming market for protective clothing due to rapid industrialization. Evolution of safety regulations in emerging economies such as China and India are contributing heavily to the demand. Latin America is another region which will have a high growth rate due to new safety regulations and increasing awareness for specialized clothing. In the safety clothing market, the industry comprises of several global and regional players which are engaged in either fabric, clothing, or both fabric and clothing business. The major companies identified include Ansell Limited (Australia), Royal TenCate NV (The Netherlands), Teijin Limited (Japan), DuPont (U.S.), 3M Company (U.S.), Honeywell International (U.S.), PBI Performance Product Inc. (U.S.), and others.
Key Topics Covered:
2 Executive Summary
3 Premium Insights
4 Market Overview
5 Protective Clothing Market, By Type
6 Safety Clothing Market, By Application
7 Protective Clothing Market, By End-Use Industry
8 Protective Clothing Market, By User Type
9 Safety Clothing Market, By Geography
10 Competitive Landscape
11 Company Profiles
- 3m Company
- Ansell Limited
- Asatex Ag
- Australian Defense Apparel
- Bennett Safetywear Ltd
- Bulwark Protective Apparel
- E I Du Pont De Nemours And Company
- Globe Manufacturing Co Llc
- Honeywell International Inc
- Kimberly Clark
- Lakeland Industries Inc
- Lion Apparel Inc
- Pbi Performance Products Inc
- Royal Tencate Nv
- Sioen Industries Nv
- Teijin Limited
- W L Gore & Associates Inc
- Waxman Fibers Ltd
- Westex Inc
- Workrite Uniform Company Inc
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