Personal Protective Equipment

Personal protective equipment (PPE) are safety equipment worn to minimize human exposure to hazards that cause serious workplace injuries and illnesses.

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    Personal Protective Equipment market frequently asked questions

    As per Beroe's PPE market analysis, the protective clothing market size is expected to grow to $65 billion by 2023.

    Beroe's PPE overview report identifies the high market maturity regions to be US, Germany, UK, Ireland, France, Italy, Australia, and Spain and the medium market maturity regions to be Eastern Europe, UAE, South Africa, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, India, and China.

    The latest trends in the industrial protective clothing market are that the PPE market for the mining sector is dynamically shifting from mature to emerging markets due to change in customer preferences as well as technological advancements.

    As per Beroe's PPE market trends report, the PPE clothing market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 7% by 2023.

    The key drivers for the industrial protective clothing market are rise in demand from core industrial sectors, such as oil and gas, construction, chemicals, healthcare, metal, and automotive. The major price drivers will be raw materials and macroeconomic factors.

    Personal Protective Equipment market report transcript


    Personal Protective Equipment Market Size and Forecast

    • Global PPE market was valued at USD 49.7 billion in 2019 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of around 7% and reach USD 65 billion by the end of 2023
    • Trends observed among the global distributors are: Offering new supply solutions, online platform to sell products, marketing products through partnership, and creating customer loyalty programs
    • Industrialization, foreign investments, government regulations, and increasing awareness among workers would boost the demand for PPE
    • Wearable and wireless technology would be on rise and the products clubbed with fashion, comfort, and quality would be emphasized by end-users


    Global Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Market Maturity 

    • In 2018, the global PPE market is estimated to be $46 billion. By the end of 2023, it is expected to grow at a CAGR of 7 percent and reach $65 billion
    • The global PPE industry has a highly fragmented supply market. Europe is the largest PPE demand market followed by North America, APAC and the Middle East and Africa (MEA) and South America, respectively

    Global Demand and End-user Segmentation 

    • The personal protective equipment market trends show that the industry spend is likely to be driven by the rise in demand of core industrial sectors, such as oil and gas, construction, chemicals, healthcare, metal manufacturing, and automotive
    • Protective apparel and gloves would be the major spend categories amongst PPE contributing and account for about 60 percent of the overall value

    Market Trend and its Implication 

    The PPE market for mining industry is shifting from matured regions to emerging countries with changing preference from customers in terms of safety clubbed with fashion and involvement of technology in products.

    Market Innovation

    Wearable technology and wireless technology are among the major trends to be observed in PPE industry to reduce risk and accidents at work place .PPE suppliers would shift to partnering suppliers/service providers equipped with best technology

    • Integration of bluetooth technology with wireless technology for advancement in safety data management by sending faster messages when integrated with other PPE linked to software on incidents and potential hazardous situations
    • Wearable technology for Radio Frequency (RF) identification and biometrics are in rise in safety market for monitoring the harms within limits.
    • Incorporating Fitbit devices provide body temperature, environmental temperature, heart rate, and activity level, which can be linked to wearable PPE to save worker life during a sudden change in body temperature or heart rate
    • Wearable technology to track and monitor employees to keep them safe
    • Using digital technology to develop high-tech products that are capable of augmented reality, sensors, cameras, transparent visors to display for real-time instructions.

    PPE Market Overview

    • The global personal protective equipment market demand is as follows:
      • 17% Oil & Gas
      • 16% Construction
      • 14% Chemical
      • 12% Healthcare/Pharmaceutical
      • 11% Food processing
      • 10% Mining
      • 6% Military & Law Enforcement
      • 14% constitutes other industries
    • The major cost factors involved in manufacturing of PPE products are raw materials and labor costs, which contribute to about 70–80 percent of the total production cost
    • The sourcing models for MRO PPE procurement include Segment Oriented Sourcing, Bundled Sourcing, Preferred Supplier Strategy. The two major sourcing models are compared based on factors such as cost, quality and savings to best suit the buyer.
    • Organizations follow a combination of manufacturer and distributor sourcing models, based on the requirement, type of PPE and the location

    Why You Should Buy This Report

    • SWOT analysis of major players in the global MRO PPE category such as DuPont, Ansell, MSA safety, etc.
    • It gives product profiles of key regional suppliers in the personal protective equipment industry
    • The report details the global and hybrid engagement models, negotiation strategies and key performance index in MRO PPE procurement. 
    • The report gives the cost structure breakup and pricing analysis in the ppe industry. 
    • It shows the different market innovations and supplier trends in the global personal protective equipment market