Protective Clothing Market Spurred By Growing Adoption of PPE Equipment Across Various End-User Industries
Protective wear is specially designed to prevent the person from coming in contact with adverse elements of the environment. Personal protective equipment (PPE) refers to protective clothing and accessories like helmets, goggles, gloves, air purifying respirators, etc. These will reduce the risk of exposure to adverse elements such as chemicals, UV radiations, ballistic or mechanical hazards, cold, and fire and heat. Based on the industry, protective clothing can be of fire & heat resistant, chemical resistant, cold resistant, mechanical and UV resistant.
Growing concerns regarding the safety of workers along with increasing government regulations are the major factors that drive demand for protective workwear and provide significant growth for the Protective Clothing Market. The rising demand for protective or protection clothing from various end-user industries is also driving the market growth. Technological advancements coupled with miniaturization of devices that are used to make PPE clothing are also playing an important role in driving the growth for the market.
The rapid industrialization along with improving economic conditions in emerging countries is providing a significant boost to the growth of the market. However, the need of huge investment/funds for research and development of safety protective clothing acts like as key challenge for the market growth. Hence, the higher costs of PPE are hampering the growth of the market.
North America is dominating the Protective Clothing Market, by having highest growth rate and is expected to continue registering high growth till the end of the forecast period. Europe is also registering significant growth rate and also having a major market share, followed by Asia-Pacific. Asia-Pacific is expected to register substantial growth rate especially in the emerging nations such as India and China, during the forecast period.
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