According to a new market research report “Disposable Protective Clothing Market by Material Type (PE, PP, Polyester), Application (Thermal, Chemical, Biological/Radiation, Visibility), End-Use Industry (Manufacturing, Construction, Healthcare/Medical) – Global Forecast to 2024″, The disposable protective clothing market is projected to reach USD 3.6 billion by 2024, at a CAGR of 6.5% from USD 2.6 billion in 2019.
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Some of the prominent key players are:
- 3M Company (US)
- Du Pont de Nemours and Company (US)
- Kimberly Clark Corp (US)
- International Enviroguard (US)
- Derekduck Industries Corp. (Taiwan)
- Lakeland Industries, Inc. (US).
3M Company (US) is developing its disposable protective clothing segment by launching new products and expanding its global presence through acquisition. 3M acquired Scott Safety (US) from Johnson Controls (US) in October 2017. The acquisition helped the company widen its product portfolio of safety products & solutions. The company also acquired Ivera Medical Corp. (US) in March 2015, thereby expanding its business in the healthcare sector. It has the opportunity to develop more efficient and durable products for global sale.
This report segments the market for protective clothing based on material type, application, end-use industry, and region, and provides estimations for the overall market size across various regions. A detailed analysis of key industry players has been conducted to provide insights into their business overviews, products & services, key strategies, new product launches, expansions, agreements, and acquisitions associated with the market for protective clothing.
The disposable protective clothing market size is projected to reach USD 3.6 billion by 2024, growing at a CAGR of 6.5% between 2019 and 2024. Disposable protective clothing is designed for protection against environmental hazards faced during various industrial activities, such as medical, chemical, manufacturing, construction, and oil exploration & extraction, among others.
Disposable protective clothing is made typically of spun-bonded non-woven fabrics. They are lightweight and of loose-fitting, which makes it easy to wear and remove. The use of disposable protective clothing eliminates the need for laundering. Disposable protective clothing is used in applications where safety and protection of the wearer are essential. Along with safety and protection, the clothing must also provide comfort, mobility, and flexibility. Disposable protective clothing is an effective and economical alternative to protective clothing made of woven fabrics.
The polyethylene segment accounted for the largest share, in terms of value, in 2018. Dominance is attributed to its superior properties, such as excellent protection, breathability, and comfort. Major players operating in the market are offering disposable clothing manufactured from polyethylene. For instance, Tyvek brand by DuPont is made of high-density polyethylene fibers.
The chemical application segment accounted for the largest share of the market in 2018 due to its wide application. Chemical protective clothing offers full-body protection against potentially toxic or hazardous chemicals, dangerous vapors, liquids, and particles. Disposable protective clothing in the chemical application is expected to protect the wearer from extreme chemicals, acids, pesticides, liquids, and solutions. Chemicals often harm the respiratory system, skin, eyes, face, hands, and feet of the worker due to which chemical disposable protective clothing is used widely in oil & gas, construction, manufacturing, and other industries. Stringent regulations and employer awareness are also expected to drive the demand for thermal protective clothing further.
North America is estimated to be the largest market for protective clothing during the forecast period, in terms of value. The rising demand for specialized clothing is driving the market for protective clothing in North America owing to government initiative regarding personnel safety in various industries. The demand for disposable protective clothing in the US is estimated to be mainly driven by the stringent regulations that ensure the safety of the workers in various industries.
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