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Chemical and Materials Protective Clothing Market

The protective clothing market size is projected to grow at a CAGR 5.12% rate during the forecast period. Government initiatives to provide safety of personnel in developed economies are expected to support the protective clothing market. Rising employers and employees safety concern at the workplace is expected to drive the protective clothing market. The use of phase change material enhances the properties of protective clothing. PCM can be incorporated in clothing either by fiber technology, coating, or lamination methods. Protective clothing with phase change material is more comfortable as compared to protective clothing made without it.


On the basis of material type, the PBI segment is estimated to register the highest CAGR in the overall protective clothing market. Increased usage of PBI in producing protective clothing with the aim to achieve cost saving advantage and its ease of blending with other fibers resulted in boosting the growth of the segment. PBI based protective clothing applications areas include automotive, aerospace, firefighting, oil & gas, military, and other industries.


The manufacturing segment is projected to dominate the protective clothing market during the forecast period. Governments of various countries have introduced safety regulations for the manufacturing industries; some of them include the use of safety equipment to reduce accidents and uncertainties in the industry.


North America is expected to lead the market holding the major share in protective clothing, followed by Europe and APAC. The regulations in the region to use durable and high-performance clothing that can protect the wearer from various threats. The growing awareness among medical professionals to adopt healthy medical practices has also increased the demand for protective clothing in the healthcare/medical industry.


Some of the key players in protective clothing market are Ansell Limited (US), E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (US), 3M Company (US), Sioen Industries (Belgium), Kimberly Clark Corp (US), and Lakeland Industries, Inc. (US), and Teijin Limited (Japan).


Key Questions Addressed by the Report

  • What are the major developments impacting the market?
  • Where will all the developments take the industry in the mid to long term?
  • What are the upcoming material types of protective clothing?
  • What are the emerging applications of protective clothing?
  • What are the emerging end-use industries of protective clothing?
  • What are the major factors impacting market growth during the forecast period?


  1. Introduction
  2. Market Definition
  3. Study Scope
  4. Study Period
  5. Market Stakeholders
  6. Research Methodology
  7. Secondary Research
  8. Primary Research
  9. Research Design
  10. Data Validation
  11. Limitations and Assumptions
  12. Market Dynamics
  13. Drivers
  14. Stringent Regulations Pertaining to the Safety of Personnel in Developed Economies
  15. Rising Awareness About the Safety of Workers
  16. High Growth in Developing Economies
  17. Challenges
  18. High Price of Specialized Clothing
  19. Requirement of Massive Investment for R&D
  20. Opportunities
  21. Use of Phase Change Materials
  22. Multifunctional Clothing
  23. Executive Summary
  24. Protective Clothing Market, By Material Type
  25. Aramid & Blends
  26. Polyolefin & Blends
  27. Polyamide
  28. PBI
  29. Cotton Fibers
  30. Laminated Polyester
  31. UHMW PE
  32. Others
  33. Protective Clothing Market, By Application
  34. Thermal
  35. Visibility
  36. Mechanical
  37. Chemical
  38. Biological/Radiation
  39. Other Applications
  40. Protective Clothing Market, By End-Use Industry
  41. Construction
  42. Manufacturing
  43. Oil & gas
  44. Firefighting & Law Enforcement
  45. Healthcare/Medical
  46. Mining
  47. Military
  48. Warehouse & logistics
  49. Others
  50. Protective Clothing Market, By End User Type
  51. Industrial User
  52. Personal User
  53. Protective Clothing Market, By Region
  54. North America
  55. US
  56. Canada
  57. Mexico
  58. Europe
  59. Germany
  60. Italy
  61. France
  62. UK
  63. Spain
  64. Russia
  65. Asia Pacific
  66. China
  67. Japan
  68. India
  69. South Korea
  70. Australia
  71. Middle East & Africa
  72. Saudi Arabia
  73. UAE
  74. Iraq
  75. South Africa
  76. South America
  77. Brazil
  78. Argentina
  79. Chile
  80. Company Profiles
  81. 3M Company
  82. I. Dupont De Nemours and Company
  83. Ansell Limited
  84. Kimberly Clark Corp
  85. Lakeland Industries, Inc.
  86. Honeywell International Inc.
  87. Royal Tencate NV
  88. Teijin Limited
  89. Sioen Industries NV
  90. L. Gore & Associates, Inc.INEOS Group Holdings S.A.


*Company introduction, financial information, recent developments, SWOT analysis



  1. Conclusion and Recommendations
  2. Appendix
  3. About
  4. Related Reports
  5. Glossary



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