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Global Personal Protective Equipment Industry

NEW YORK, Dec. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:

Global Personal Protective Equipment Industry

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This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Personal Protective Equipment in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Protective Clothing, Respiratory Protection Equipment, Eye & Face Protection Equipment, Hearing Protection Equipment, Heat Protection Equipment, Fall Protection Equipment, Gloves, and Footwear. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2010 through 2018. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. The report profiles 311 companies including many key and niche players such as 3M Company, Alpha Pro Tech Ltd., Ansell Limited, Avon Rubber P.L.C., BartelsRieger Atemschutztechnik GmbH & Co., Bekina NV, Grolls AB, Capital Safety Group Ltd., Defense Industries International, Inc., Drägerwerk AG & Co. KGaA, E.D. Bullard Company, Eurodress GmbH, Gateway Safety, Inc., Honeywell Life Safety, Interspiro AB, Jallatte Group, JSP Ltd., Kimberly-Clark Corporation, Kwintet AB, Lakeland Industries, Inc., Latchways Plc, Louis M. Gerson Co., Inc., MAPA Spontex, Inc., MCR Safety, Mine Safety Appliances Company, Moldex, Saf-T-Gard International, Inc., and Scott Safety. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based upon search engine sources in the public domain.

I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1

Disclaimers I-2

Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-2

Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3

Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3

Protective Clothing I-3

Respiratory Protection Equipment I-4

Eye & Face Protection Equipment I-4

Hearing Protection Equipment I-4

Head Protection Equipment I-4

Fall Protection Equipment I-4

Gloves I-5

Footwear I-5

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW II-1

A Quick Market Primer II-1

Impact of the 2007-2009 World Economic Recession in Retrospect II-2

Top PPE Companies Utilize Recession to Expand Business

Opportunities II-2

Pricing and Distribution Dynamics II-3

Internal Dynamics to the Fore II-3

Leading Regulatory Bodies - An Overview II-3

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) II-3

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) II-4

Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) II-4

American National Standards Institute (ANSI) II-4

Political Environment & PPE Market II-5

Global Tariffs & Regulations II-5

Key Market Trends/Drivers & Issues II-5

Developing Nations: The Focal Point for Future Growth II-5

E-Commerce: New Avenue for Marketing II-5

Recognition of Intrinsic Cost Benefits: Critical to Market

Acceptance II-6

Manufacturers will Focus on Low Cost RPE Products to Combat

Bio Terrorism and Pandemics II-6

Widespread Consumer Awareness: A Crucible for Success II-6

Safety & Convenience Score over Style & Aesthetics II-7

Specialized Protective Wear Set to Witness Higher Demand II-7

Growth in Developed Countries Stabilize as a Result of Market

Maturity II-7

Market Moves in Phases, Coinciding with Regulations II-7

Innovations to Drive Gains in the Marketplace II-8

Rising Industrial Production Drives Demand for PPE II-8

Economy & Employment Numbers- Silent Drivers of Demand for PPE II-8

Construction Industry to Fuel Demand for Welding PPE in the

Developing Markets II-9

The Challenge in the Developing Markets- Compliance & Safety II-9

Work Gloves Move Away From the Mass Production II-9

Medical Gloves to Witness Rising Demand from Asian Markets II-9

Competition: A Review II-10

Leading Players in the World PPE Industry (2011): Ranked in

the Order of Revenues Generated in the PPE Business Segment II-11

Key Statistical Findings II-11

Table 1: Global Industrial Glove Market (2012E): Percentage

Market Share Breakdown of End-Use Sectors (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-11

Table 2: Global Industrial Glove Market (2011): Percentage

Market Share Breakdown of Leading Players (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-12

Table 3: North American Industrial Glove Market (2011):

Percentage Market Share Breakdown of Leading Players

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-12

Table 4: Industrial Glove Market in Europe, the Middle East

and Africa (EMEA) (2011): Percentage Market Share Breakdown

of Leading Players (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-13

Table 5: Industrial Glove Market in Asia-Pacific & Latin

America (2011): Percentage Market Share Breakdown of Leading

Players (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-13

2. REGULATORY ENVIRONMENT II-14

OSHA II-14

Regulations for Head Protection II-14

Regulations for Hand and Arm Protection II-14

Regulations for Eye Protection II-15

Key Federal Safety Regulations for Foot Protection II-15

New Safety Regime for Dangerous Substances II-15

Electrical Safety in Workplace II-16

3. PRODUCT OVERVIEW II-17

PPE - Product Definition II-17

Protective Clothing II-17

Industry Requirements II-17

Respiratory Protective Equipment II-18

Types of Respiratory Protective Equipment II-18

Dust Masks II-18

Air Purifying Respirators II-18

Powered Air Purifying Respirators II-18

Self Contained Breathing Apparatus II-19

Airline Respirators II-19

Emergency Escape Breathing Apparatus II-19

Eye and Face Protection Equipment II-19

Factors Aiding Growth II-19

Hearing Protection Equipment II-19

Table 6: Permissible Noise Exposure Levels in Workplace II-20

Head Protection Equipment II-20

Safety Helmets II-20

Headgear II-21

Fall Protection Equipment II-21

Gloves II-21

Footwear II-21

4. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-22

Latchways Offers Latchways Personal Rescue Device™ II-22

Latchways Offers Latchways WalkSafe® Fall Proof and Rooflight

Covers II-22

Avon Protection Secures Contract from Al Masaood Oil Industry

Supplies & Services II-22

Teledyne Scientific & Imaging Bags Contract from United States

Air Force II-23

Ansell and Koreca Industries Sign Multi-Year Agreement II-23

CamelBak and Avon Protection Sign Market Agreement II-23

Lakeland Industries Bags First Order from Brazilian Navy II-23

Leatt and Whites Powersports Ink Agreement II-24

MCR Safety and MSA to Form Joint Venture II-24

KKR Acquires Capital Safety from Arle Capital Partners II-24

Odyssey Investment Partners Takes Over BarrierSafe Solutions

International II-24

Honeywell to Take Over King's Safetywear II-25

Total Safety Takes Over Western Fire & Safety and Oil Field

Safety II-25

Medline Industries Acquires Assets of O'Mara Scientific II-25

Superhouse Takes Over Briggs Industrial Footwear II-25

5. CORPORATE ACTIVITY IN THE RECENT PAST - A PERSPECTIVE BUILDER II-26

Gateway Safety Unveils 4X4™ Polarized Eye Protection Solution II-26

Gateway Safety Unveils StarLite FOAM Safety Eyewear II-26

Gateway Safety Offers Light Welding Safety Eyewear II-26

Gateway Safety Provides StarLite® GUMBALLS™ Safety Eyewear II-27

Alpha Pro Tech Expands Distribution Network II-27

Sperian Respiratory Protection USA Bags Contract from The US

Veterans Health Administration II-27

Scott Health and Safety Selects SLM Suite of 4CS II-27

MCR Safety Exclusively Distributes Zoombang® Technology II-28

Bauer Hockey Acquires Patents and Intellectual Property Assets

of Jock Plus Hockey II-28

Honeywell Takes Over Sperian Protection II-29

United Paradyne Bags Contract to Offer Aero Space Support

Services II-29

Xchanging Bags Contract from SELEX Galileo II-29

BAE Systems and Airgas Ink Strategic Agreement II-29

Black & Decker Merges Operations with Stanley II-29

Versar Takes Over Professional Protection Systems II-30

VIKING Life-Saving Acquires Quest Enterprises II-30

Honeywell to Take Over Sperian Protection II-30

Kimberly-Clark Professional to Expand Product Range II-30

3M Takes Over Dailys II-31

Lindstrom Inks Extensive Business Transfer Agreement with Virtaco II-31

Cepovett Takes Over Sperian Protection's Image Wear Design and

Marketing Clothing Business II-31

Bristol Uniforms Inks Contract with Ministry of Defence II-31

Sperian Protection to Relocate Glove Manufacturing Business

Facility II-32

Riley Surface and Contracor Ink Agreement II-32

Defense Industries Signs Agreement to Buy Stake in Achidatex II-32

Schott North America Purchases DiamondView Armor Products II-32

Fairchild Divests Majority Stake of POLO Expressversand

Gesellscha II-32

Ox'Bridge Inks Contract with SNCF II-33

Nacre Bags Multiple Contracts for Supply of QuietPro® II-33

Kimberly-Clark Takes Over Jackson Products II-33

MSA Bags Contract from Defense Supply Center Philadelphia II-33

6. PRODUCT INTRODUCTIONS/INNOVATIONS II-34

Shale-Inland and 3M Unveil 3MTM Protective Laser Tape II-34

Bullard Unveils Build Your Bullard Product Configurator II-34

Ansell Unveils New Surgical Gloves II-34

Delta Plus Introduces Range of Personal Protection Equipment II-35

FirstSpear Introduces Range of PPE Products and Enhanced Load

Carriage Solutions II-35

7. PRODUCT LAUNCHES/INNOVATIONS IN RECENT PAST - A PERSPECTIVE

BUILDER II-36

Gateway Safety® Launches Cover2 OTG Solution II-36

Honeywell First Responder Products Launches Life Grip™ Ladder

/ Escape Belt and Class II Spider Harness System™ II-36

Bullard® Launches Faceshield Application II-36

3M Touch Systems Unveils 3M High Air Flow Electrostatic Filters II-37

Ansell Healthcare to Introduce Surgical Gloves II-37

Magid Glove & Safety Introduces EconoWear® T9330 Disposable

Nitrile Gloves II-38

Energy Telecom to Launch ST-1000 Safety Eyewear II-38

Ansell Introduces Gammex Powder-Free Glove II-38

Sperian Protection's Uvex® Brand Unveils Specifix Protective

Eyewear Range II-39

Draeger Unveils VFR Pro Helmet II-40

SL Clothing Rolls Out Work Wear Essentials II-40

Easton Hockey Unveils S19 Z-Shock™ Helmet II-40

3M Rolls Out Noise Indicator N1-100 II-40

Kimberly-Clark Professional Unveils New Hearing Products II-41

Sperian Rolls Out DuraMaxx™ II-41

SealSkinz to Launch Line of Protective Wear II-42

Milliken & Company Launches Lightweight Flame Resistant Fabric II-43

TenCate Protective Fabrics to Unveil TenCate Defender M Range II-43

Sperian Rolls Out Sperian Garden Kit II-43

Sperian Protection Introduces Electrical Insulating Gloves II-43

Unimed-Midwest Rolls Out Splash Shield Lite Comfortable

Disposable Face Shields II-44

Sperian Unveils New Line of Disposable Masks II-44

Howard Leight Rolls Out New Version of Bilsom 303 Earplug II-45

Nacre Introduces QUIETPRO+ Intelligent Hearing System II-45

Revision Eyewear Rolls Out Sawfly®-TX Tactical Eyewear System II-45

Sperian Protection Unveils Uvex Ambient™ II-46

PWG Rolls Out High-Energy Arc Kit II-46

Capital Safety Launches ExoFit NEX II-46

QS Glove Rolls Out TAEKI 5 Series of High Cut Resistant Hand

Protection II-46

DBI-SALA Unveils Nomex®/Kevlar® High Temperature Fall

Protection Range II-46

Wolverine Launches Waterproof Meteor Footwear II-47

ASEO Europe Rolls Out Slash-resistant Clothing II-47

Norguard Unveils New Bioseal Range of Products II-47

SensGard Launches SensGard Hardhat Adaptor Clips II-47

Northern Safety Launches Ruf-flex Plus Gloves II-47

Jackson Safety Unveils Smith & Wesson Caliber Eyewear II-48

Dupont Personal Protection Rolls Out Protection Accessories Range II-48

Gateway Safety Introduces Venom Range of Face Protection II-48

Wells Lamont Unveils Carbo-King Series II-48

POC Rolls Out POC Wheels Collection II-48

Bullard Unveils CC20 and RT Hoods and Facepieces II-49

DuPont Launches Nomex® On Demand™ II-49

Lands End Introduces Sun-Protective Clothing Collection II-50

Ansell Healthcare Products Rolls Out Derma Prene® IsoTouch®

Micro Surgical Glove II-50

GAC and Kwintet Fristads Launch GAC Workwear II-50

Microflex Introduces Dura Flock Safety Gloves II-51

Gateway Safety Launches Scorpion SM II-51

Sapsis Rigging Unveils SRI ProPlus Fall Protection System II-51

St-Gobain Performance Plastics Launches OneSuit Pro suit II-51

Capital Safety Rolls Out ExoFit XP Derrickmans Harness II-51

Ronco Unveils Ronco-Eco Products II-51

Superior Glove Works Launches Emerald CX Cut-Resistant Gloves II-52

US Safety Launches Eye Protection Products II-52

8. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS II-53

3M Company (USA) II-53

Alpha Pro Tech Ltd (USA) II-53

Ansell Limited (Australia) II-53

Avon Rubber P.L.C. (United Kingdom) II-54

BartelsRieger Atemschutztechnik GmbH & Co (Germany) II-54

Bekina NV (Belgium) II-54

Grolls AB (Sweden) II-54

Capital Safety Group Ltd (UK) II-55

Defense Industries International Inc (Israel) II-55

Drägerwerk AG & Co. KGaA (Germany) II-55

E.D. Bullard Company (US) II-55

Eurodress GmbH (Germany) II-56

Gateway Safety Inc (US) II-56

Honeywell Life Safety (USA) II-56

Interspiro AB (Sweden) II-56

Jallatte Group (France) II-57

JSP Ltd. (UK) II-57

Kimberly-Clark Corporation (US) II-57

Kwintet AB (Norway) II-57

Lakeland Industries, Inc. (USA) II-58

Latchways Plc (UK) II-58

Louis M. Gerson Co., Inc. (US) II-58

MAPA Spontex, Inc. (France) II-58

MCR Safety (US) II-59

Mine Safety Appliances Company (USA) II-59

Moldex (US) II-59

Saf-T-Gard International, Inc. (USA) II-60

Scott Safety (US) II-60

9. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-61

Analytics by Product Segment II-61

Table 7: World Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis

for Personal Protective Equipment by Geographic Region - US,

Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan), Middle

East, and Latin America Independently Analyzed with Annual

Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-61

Table 8: World Historic Market Review for Personal Protective

Equipment by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,

Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin

America Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in

US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-62

Table 9: World 11-Year Perspective for Personal Protective

Equipment by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of

Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific

(Excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin American Markets

for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-63

Table 10: World Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis

for Protective Clothing by Geographic Region - US, Canada,

Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan), Middle East,

and Latin America Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-64

Table 11: World Historic Market Review for Protective

Clothing by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,

Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin

America Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in

US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-65

Table 12: World 11-Year Perspective for Protective Clothing

by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales

for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (Excluding

Japan), Middle East, and Latin American Markets for Years

2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-66

Table 13: World Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis

for Respiratory Protection Equipment by Geographic Region -

US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan),

Middle East, and Latin America Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through

2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-67

Table 14: World Historic Market Review for Respiratory

Protection Equipment by Geographic Region - US, Canada,

Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan), Middle East,

and Latin America Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-68

Table 15: World 11-Year Perspective for Respiratory

Protection Equipment by Geographic Region - Percentage

Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe,

Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin

American Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-69

Table 16: World Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis

for Eye & Face Protection Equipment by Geographic Region -

US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan),

Middle East, and Latin America Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through

2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-70

Table 17: World Historic Market Review for Eye & Face

Protection Equipment by Geographic Region - US, Canada,

Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan), Middle East,

and Latin America Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-71

Table 18: World 11-Year Perspective for Eye & Face Protection

Equipment by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of

Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific

(Excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin American Markets

for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-72

Table 19: World Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis

for Hearing Protection Equipment by Geographic Region - US,

Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan), Middle

East, and Latin America Independently Analyzed with Annual

Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-73

Table 20: World Historic Market Review for Hearing Protection

Equipment by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,

Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin

America Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in

US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-74

Table 21: World 11-Year Perspective for Hearing Protection

Equipment by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of

Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific

(Excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin American Markets

for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-75

Table 22: World Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis

for Head Protection Equipment by Geographic Region - US,

Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan), Middle

East, and Latin America Independently Analyzed with Annual

Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-76

Table 23: World Historic Market Review for Head Protection

Equipment by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,

Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin

America Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in

US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-77

Table 24: World 11-Year Perspective for Head Protection

Equipment by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of

Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific

(Excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin American Markets

for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-78

Table 25: World Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis

for Fall Protection Equipment by Geographic Region - US,

Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan), Middle

East, and Latin America Independently Analyzed with Annual

Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-79

Table 26: World Historic Market Review for Fall Protection

Equipment by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,

Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin

America Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in

US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-80

Table 27: World 11-Year Perspective for Fall Protection

Equipment by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of

Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific

(Excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin American Markets

for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-81

Table 28: World Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis

for Gloves by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,

Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin

America Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in

US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-82

Table 29: World Historic Market Review for Gloves by

Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific

(Excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$

Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-83

Table 30: World 11-Year Perspective for Gloves by Geographic

Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada,

Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan), Middle East,

and Latin American Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-84

Table 31: World Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis

for Footwear by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,

Europe, Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan), Middle East, and

Latin America Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-85

Table 32: World Historic Market Review for Footwear by

Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific

(Excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$

Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-86

Table 33: World 11-Year Perspective for Footwear by

Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for

US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia- Pacific (Excluding Japan),

Middle East, and Latin American Markets for Years 2004, 2011

& 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-87

Analytics by End-Use Sectors II-88

Table 34: World Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis

Personal Protective Equipment by End-Use Sector -Automotive,

Food Processing, Healthcare, Construction, Utilities, Pulp &

Paper and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-88

Table 35: World 8-Year Perspective for Personal Protective

Equipment by End-Use Sector- Percentage Breakdown of Dollar

Sales for Automotive, Food Processing, Healthcare,

Construction, Utilities, Pulp & Paper and Others for Years

2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-89

III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES III-1

A.Market Analysis III-1

Outlook III-1

Overview III-1

Factors Influencing Growth III-1

Market Trends, Drivers & Challenges III-2

Protective Eyewear Market: Presents Huge Growth Opportunities III-2

Factors Influencing Demand for Protective Eyewear III-2

Hearing Protection Market: Highly Competitive III-2

Protective Clothing Market: Growth Aided by Government

Regulations and Funding III-3

Heavy Construction Industry Witnesses Growth in Usage of

Personal Protective Equipment III-4

Respiratory Protective Equipment - Opportunities Galore III-4

Table 36: US Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis

for Respiratory Protective Equipment by Product Segment -

Air Purifying Respirators, Self Contained Breathing

Apparatus, Dust Masks, Powered Air Purifying Respirators,

Airline Respirators, and Emergency Escape Breathing

Apparatus Segments Independently Analyzed with Annual

Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-5

Table 37: US Historic Review for Respiratory Protective

Equipment by Product Segment - Air Purifying Respirators,

Self Contained Breathing Apparatus, Dust Masks, Powered

Air Purifying Respirators, Airline Respirators, and

Emergency Escape Breathing Apparatus Segments

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$

Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-6

Table 38: US 15-Year Perspective for Respiratory

Protective Equipment by Product Segment - Percentage

Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Air Purifying Respirators,

Self Contained Breathing Apparatus, Dust Masks, Powered

Air Purifying Respirators, Airline respirators and

Emergency Escape Breathing Apparatus Segments for 2004,

2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-7

Innovative Products for Fire Fighters to Drive Growth in

the PPE Industry III-7

Threat from Asian Imports III-8

Enterprising Manufacturers Set to Reap the Benefits III-8

Utilities Market to Drive PPE demand III-8

Strategic Corporate Developments III-8

Product Launches III-11

Key Players III-11

B.Market Analytics III-17

Table 39: US Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis

for Personal Protective Equipment by Product Segment -

Protective Clothing, Respiratory Protection Equipment, Eye &

Face Protection Equipment, Hearing Protection Equipment,

Head Protection Equipment, Fall Protection Equipment, Gloves

and Footwear Segments Independently Analyzed with Annual

Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-17

Table 40: US Historic Market Review for Personal Protective

Equipment by Product Segment - Protective Clothing,

Respiratory Protection Equipment, Eye & Face Protection

Equipment, Hearing Protection Equipment, Head Protection

Equipment, Fall Protection Equipment, Gloves and Footwear

Segments Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in

US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-18

Table 41: US 15-YearPerspective for Personal Protective

Equipment by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of

Dollar Sales for Protective Clothing, Respiratory Protection

Equipment, Eye & Face Protection Equipment, Hearing

Protection Equipment, Head Protection Equipment, Fall

Protection Equipment, Gloves and Footwear Segments for 2004,

2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-19

2. CANADA III-20

A.Market Analysis III-20

Outlook III-20

Strategic Corporate Developments III-20

Onguard Safety - A Key Player III-20

B.Market Analytics III-21

Table 42: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Market

Analysis for Personal Protective Equipment by Product

Segment - Protective Clothing, Respiratory Protection

Equipment, Eye & Face Protection Equipment, Hearing

Protection Equipment, Head Protection Equipment, Fall

Protection Equipment, Gloves and Footwear Segments

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$

Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-21

Table 43: Canadian Historic Market Review for Personal

Protective Equipment by Product Segment - Protective

Clothing, Respiratory Protection Equipment, Eye & Face

Protection Equipment, Hearing Protection Equipment, Head

Protection Equipment, Fall Protection Equipment, Gloves and

Footwear Segments Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-22

Table 44: Canadian 15-YearPerspective for Personal

Protective Equipment by Product Segment - Percentage

Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Protective Clothing,

Respiratory Protection Equipment, Eye & Face Protection

Equipment, Hearing Protection Equipment, Head Protection

Equipment, Fall Protection Equipment, Gloves and Footwear

Segments for 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-23

3. JAPAN III-24

A.Market Analysis III-24

Outlook III-24

B.Market Analytics III-25

Table 45: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Market

Analysis for Personal Protective Equipment by Product

Segment - Protective Clothing, Respiratory Protection

Equipment, Eye & Face Protection Equipment, Hearing

Protection Equipment, Head Protection Equipment, Fall

Protection Equipment, Gloves and Footwear Segments

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$

Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-25

Table 46: Japanese Historic Market Review for Personal

Protective Equipment by Product Segment - Protective

Clothing, Respiratory Protection Equipment, Eye & Face

Protection Equipment, Hearing Protection Equipment, Head

Protection Equipment, Fall Protection Equipment, Gloves and

Footwear Segments Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-26

Table 47: Japanese 15-YearPerspective for Personal

Protective Equipment by Product Segment - Percentage

Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Protective Clothing,

Respiratory Protection Equipment, Eye & Face Protection

Equipment, Hearing Protection Equipment, Head Protection

Equipment, Fall Protection Equipment, Gloves and Footwear

Segments for 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-27

4. EUROPE III-28

A.Market Analysis III-28

Outlook III-28

Overview III-28

Demand Drivers III-28

Market Trends III-29

Acceptance of Personal Protective Equipment across the Board III-29

Disparity within EU Member States III-29

Noise Pollution: Major Hazard in Workplace III-29

Multifunctional PPE and Eco-friendly Materials Bolster Growth III-30

Other Prominent Market Trends III-30

Production and Consumption Scenario III-30

Self-Sufficient in Production III-30

Structure of Production: Decentralized III-30

Sub-Contracting III-31

Foreign Production III-31

Sourcing III-31

OPT (Outward Processing Trade) III-31

Delocalization of Workwear Production III-31

Protective Clothing Market: An Overview III-31

Multi-Functional Clothing and Niche Products Present New

Market Opportunities III-32

Prices and Margins III-32

Distribution Dynamics III-32

Distribution Trends in EU Personal Protective Equipment Market III-32

Wholesaler/Importers Increase their Stake in Distribution

Channel III-33

End Use Segment Analysis III-33

Agriculture Sector III-33

Building and Construction Sector III-33

Manufacturing Sector III-33

HORECA (Hotel, Restaurant and Catering) Sector III-33

Transport and Communication Sector III-34

Public Services III-34

Key Statistical Findings III-35

Table 48: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Respiratory Protective Equipment by Product Segment -

Disposable Face Masks, Reusable Masks, Powered Air-

Purifying Respirators, Self-contained Breathing Apparatus,

Airline Respirators, Escape Only Apparatus and Integrated

Systems Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in

US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-35

Table 49: European Historic Review for Respiratory

Protective Equipment by Product Segment - Disposable Face

Masks, Reusable Masks, Powered Air-Purifying Respirators,

Self-contained Breathing Apparatus, Airline Respirators,

Escape Only Apparatus and Integrated Systems Independently

Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years

2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-36

Table 50: European 15-Year Perspective for Respiratory

Protective Equipment by Product Segment - Percentage

Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Disposable Face Masks,

reusable Masks, Powered Air-Purifying Respirators, Self

Contained Breathing Apparatus, Airline Respirators Escape

Only Apparatus and Intergrated Systems Segments for 2004,

2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-37

B.Market Analytics III-38

Table 51: European Recent Past, Current & Future Market

Analysis for Personal Protective Equipment by Geographic

Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, and Rest of

Europe Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in

US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-38

Table 52: European Recent Past, Current & Future Market

Analysis for Personal Protective Equipment by Product

Segment - Protective Clothing, Respiratory Protection

Equipment, Eye & Face Protection Equipment, Hearing

Protection Equipment, Head Protection Equipment, Fall

Protection Equipment, Gloves and Footwear Segments

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$

Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-39

Table 53: European Historic Market Review for Personal

Protective Equipment by Geographic Region - France, Germany,

Italy, UK, Spain, and Rest of Europe Independently Analyzed

with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004

through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-40

Table 54: European Historic Market Review for Personal

Protective Equipment by Product Segment - Protective

Clothing, Respiratory Protection Equipment, Eye & Face

Protection Equipment, Hearing Protection Equipment, Head

Protection Equipment, Fall Protection Equipment, Gloves and

Footwear Segments Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-41

Table 55: European 15-YearPerspective for Personal

Protective Equipment by Geographic Region - Percentage

Breakdown of Dollar Sales for France, Germany, Italy, UK,

Spain, and Rest of European Markets for Years 2004, 2011 &

2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-42

Table 56: European 15-YearPerspective for Personal

Protective Equipment by Product Segment - Percentage

Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Protective Clothing,

Respiratory Protection Equipment, Eye & Face Protection

Equipment, Hearing Protection Equipment, Head Protection

Equipment, Fall Protection Equipment, Gloves and Footwear

Segments for 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-43

4a. FRANCE III-44

A.Market Analysis III-44

Outlook III-44

Product Launch III-44

Key Players III-44

B.Market Analytics III-46

Table 57: French Recent Past, Current & Future Market

Analysis for Personal Protective Equipment by Product

Segment - Protective Clothing, Respiratory Protection

Equipment, Eye & Face Protection Equipment, Hearing

Protection Equipment, Head Protection Equipment, Fall

Protection Equipment, Gloves and Footwear Segments

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$

Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-46

Table 58: French Historic Market Review for Personal

Protective Equipment by Product Segment - Protective

Clothing, Respiratory Protection Equipment, Eye & Face

Protection Equipment, Hearing Protection Equipment, Head

Protection Equipment, Fall Protection Equipment, Gloves and

Footwear Segments Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-47

Table 59: French 15-YearPerspective for Personal Protective

Equipment by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of

Dollar Sales for Protective Clothing, Respiratory Protection

Equipment, Eye & Face Protection Equipment, Hearing

Protection Equipment, Head Protection Equipment, Fall

Protection Equipment, Gloves and Footwear Segments for 2004,

2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-48

4b. GERMANY III-49

A.Market Analysis III-49

Outlook III-49

Overview III-49

Highly Competitive and Demanding Market III-49

Impact of EU PPE Directives III-49

Demand Drivers III-49

Key Players III-50

B.Market Analytics III-51

Table 60: German Recent Past, Current & Future Market

Analysis for Personal Protective Equipment by Product

Segment - Protective Clothing, Respiratory Protection

Equipment, Eye & Face Protection Equipment, Hearing

Protection Equipment, Head Protection Equipment, Fall

Protection Equipment, Gloves and Footwear Segments

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$

Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-51

Table 61: German Historic Market Review for Personal

Protective Equipment by Product Segment - Protective

Clothing, Respiratory Protection Equipment, Eye & Face

Protection Equipment, Hearing Protection Equipment, Head

Protection Equipment, Fall Protection Equipment, Gloves and

Footwear Segments Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-52

Table 62: German 15-YearPerspective for Personal Protective

Equipment by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of

Dollar Sales for Protective Clothing, Respiratory Protection

Equipment, Eye & Face Protection Equipment, Hearing

Protection Equipment, Head Protection Equipment, Fall

Protection Equipment, Gloves and Footwear Segments for 2004,

2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-53

4c. ITALY III-54

A.Market Analysis III-54

Outlook III-54

Factors Aiding Growth III-54

Bls s.r.l. - a key player III-54

B.Market Analytics III-55

Table 63: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Market

Analysis for Personal Protective Equipment by Product

Segment - Protective Clothing, Respiratory Protection

Equipment, Eye & Face Protection Equipment, Hearing

Protection Equipment, Head Protection Equipment, Fall

Protection Equipment, Gloves and Footwear Segments

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$

Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-55

Table 64: Italian Historic Market Review for Personal

Protective Equipment by Product Segment - Protective

Clothing, Respiratory Protection Equipment, Eye & Face

Protection Equipment, Hearing Protection Equipment, Head

Protection Equipment, Fall Protection Equipment, Gloves and

Footwear Segments Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-56

Table 65: Italian 15-YearPerspective for Personal Protective

Equipment by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of

Dollar Sales for Protective Clothing, Respiratory Protection

Equipment, Eye & Face Protection Equipment, Hearing

Protection Equipment, Head Protection Equipment, Fall

Protection Equipment, Gloves and Footwear Segments for 2004,

2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-57

4d. THE UNITED KINGDOM III-58

A.Market Analysis III-58

Outlook III-58

Key Factors Influencing the Market III-58

Market Trends III-58

Demands of UK's Protective Clothing Industry III-58

Organizations supporting Personal Protective Clothing Industry III-59

Strategic Corporate Developments III-59

Key Players III-60

B.Market Analytics III-62

Table 66: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis

for Personal Protective Equipment by Product Segment -

Protective Clothing, Respiratory Protection Equipment, Eye &

Face Protection Equipment, Hearing Protection Equipment,

Head Protection Equipment, Fall Protection Equipment, Gloves

and Footwear Segments Independently Analyzed with Annual

Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-62

Table 67: UK Historic Market Review for Personal Protective

Equipment by Product Segment - Protective Clothing,

Respiratory Protection Equipment, Eye & Face Protection

Equipment, Hearing Protection Equipment, Head Protection

Equipment, Fall Protection Equipment, Gloves and Footwear

Segments Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in

US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-63

Table 68: UK 15-YearPerspective for Personal Protective

Equipment by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of

Dollar Sales for Protective Clothing, Respiratory Protection

Equipment, Eye & Face Protection Equipment, Hearing

Protection Equipment, Head Protection Equipment, Fall

Protection Equipment, Gloves and Footwear Segments for 2004,

2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-64

4e. SPAIN III-65

A.Market Analysis III-65

Outlook III-65

B.Market Analytics III-66

Table 69: Spanish Recent Past, Current & Future Market

Analysis for Personal Protective Equipment by Product

Segment - Protective Clothing, Respiratory Protection

Equipment, Eye & Face Protection Equipment, Hearing

Protection Equipment, Head Protection Equipment, Fall

Protection Equipment, Gloves and Footwear Segments

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$

Million for Years 2010 through 2018. (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-66

Table 70: Spanish Historic Market Review for Personal

Protective Equipment by Product Segment - Protective

Clothing, Respiratory Protection Equipment, Eye & Face

Protection Equipment, Hearing Protection Equipment, Head

Protection Equipment, Fall Protection Equipment, Gloves and

Footwear Segments Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-67

Table 71: Spanish 15-YearPerspective for Personal Protective

Equipment by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of

Dollar Sales for Protective Clothing, Respiratory Protection

Equipment, Eye & Face Protection Equipment, Hearing

Protection Equipment, Head Protection Equipment, Fall

Protection Equipment, Gloves and Footwear Segments for 2004,

2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-68

4f. REST OF EUROPE III-69

A.Market Analysis III-69

Outlook III-69

Russian Market - An Overview III-69

Poland III-69

New Legislations Bring Optimism and Cheer III-70

Key Players III-70

B.Market Analytics III-72

Table 72: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & Future

Market Analysis for Personal Protective Equipment by Product

Segment - Protective Clothing, Respiratory Protection

Equipment, Eye & Face Protection Equipment, Hearing

Protection Equipment, Head Protection Equipment, Fall

Protection Equipment, Gloves and Footwear Segments

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$

Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-72

Table 73: Rest of Europe Historic Market Review for Personal

Protective Equipment by Product Segment - Protective

Clothing, Respiratory Protection Equipment, Eye & Face

Protection Equipment, Hearing Protection Equipment, Head

Protection Equipment, Fall Protection Equipment, and Other

Personal Protective Equipment Gloves and Footwear Segments

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$

Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-73

Table 74: Rest of Europe 15-YearPerspective for Personal

Protective Equipment by Product Segment - Percentage

Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Protective Clothing,

Respiratory Protection Equipment, Eye & Face Protection

Equipment, Hearing Protection Equipment, Head Protection

Equipment, Fall Protection Equipment, Gloves and Footwear

Segments for 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-74

5. ASIA-PACIFIC III-75

A.Market Analysis III-75

Outlook III-75

Review of Key Markets III-75

China III-75

Key Statistics III-75

Booming Construction and Manufacturing Sectors Spur PPE

Demand III-75

Impact of China's Entry into the WTO III-75

Government's Role in Encouraging the Use of PPE III-76

Application of New Standards III-76

Chinese Medical Glove Market Update III-76

Challenges in the Chinese PPE Sector III-76

Export Scenario Shaky III-76

Foreign Competition III-77

Regulatory Environment for Workplace Safety III-77

India III-77

Substandard PPE Remain a Challenge III-77

Government Apathy III-78

Road Ahead for PPE Industry III-78

PPE Market Flourishes in Southeast Asia III-78

Australia III-79

Growing Relevance of Personal Protective Equipment III-79

Strategic Corporate Developments III-79

Product Launches III-80

Key Players III-80

B.Market Analytics III-82

Table 75: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Market

Analysis for Personal Protective Equipment by Product

Segment - Protective Clothing, Respiratory Protection

Equipment, Eye & Face Protection Equipment, Hearing

Protection Equipment, Head Protection Equipment, Fall

Protection Equipment, Gloves and Footwear Segments

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$

Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart)

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