Chemical Protective Clothing is a particular segment of clothing that has been designed to safeguard and protect the working class from a wide range of harmful chemicals, toxins and radiations. Due to this feature these line of clothing has gained popularity and has been used extensively in a variety of industries. Its utility over a wide variety of bio hazards is another reason for the ever increasing popularity among industry workers.
The Chemical Protective Clothing market is segmented based on the raw materials used for making the clothes, which include, polyamides, PTFE, PET, aramid blends and many others. On the other hand the market is also segmented based on utility of protective clothing such as lab coat, shirts, coveralls, smock, pants, apron, sleeve and others. On the basis of the end user industry wherein chemical protective clothing finds its applications include nuclear and thermal power plants, oil and gas, medical, mining, agriculture and firefighting industries.
The industry has grown considerably in the past decade and this can be attributed to the increase in the use of Protective wears in the field of Nuclear Power Plants and Oil and Gas Industry. The global market for chemical protective clothing is estimated to be $XX billion in 2015. The global market for chemical protective clothing is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of XX% and is forecast to reach $XX billion by 2021.
The major regions that contribute to the production of Chemical Protective Clothing include North America, Europe and APAC. In North America the dominant region is the U.S. North America is considered to be the major contributor with an expected share of 40% while Europe and APAC is estimated to contribute around 30-40% of the share.
The major players in this field of clothing include:
- EI du Pont de Nemours & Co
- 3M co
- Microgard Ltd
Amongst the major companies EI du Pont de Nemours & Co is expected to be major contributor and is considered to be one of the top contributor in the line of clothing.
Other key players in the industry include:
- Lakeland Industries
- Honeywell International Inc
- Tejin Limited
- Royal Ten-Cate Inc