Personal Protective Equipment Market To Reach $128.14 Billion By 2030

June 2024 | Report Format: Electronic (PDF)

Personal Protective Equipment Market Growth & Trends

The global personal protective equipment market size is expected to reach USD 128.14 billion by 2030, registering a CAGR of 7.2% according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc. The global personal protective equipment market is significantly driven by increasing spending on worker safety and protective products coupled with rising awareness about the stringent safety rules and regulations.

The COVID-19 outbreak had a positive impact on the growth of the personal protective equipment market. The market was is significantly attributed to the high demand for protective equipment to protect against COVID-19 infection in 2020. Over the forecast period, market growth is expected to witness steady growth attributed to the increasing use in various industries.

The increasing awareness among industry participants regarding the importance of worker safety and security at workplaces on account of the stringent regulations and high costs associated with workplace hazards is anticipated to drive market growth. Particularly, rising awareness and new rules and regulations in Asia Pacific are likely to fuel the market growth over the forecast period.

The increasing rate of fatalities at the workplace has imposed workers to use personal protective equipment to ensure the safety of the individuals. Furthermore, the increasing number of the blue-collar workforce across numerous R&D establishments and production factories is expected to fuel PPE demand over the forecast period.

Government regulations compel the use of protective equipment for workers in end-use industries such as oil and gas, mining, and construction. Work safety regulations play a major role in driving the personal protective equipment market. Mandated policies by agencies for companies to maintain worker safety in industries are anticipated to drive demand for personal protective equipment.

Companies such as DuPont and 3M are undertaking expansion strategies to strengthen their product portfolio and market share. In May 2022, 3M announced expanding production for personal protective equipment such as respiratory and hearing protection products. This expansion will allow 3M to increase investment to meet the unmatched demand for PPE.

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Personal Protective Equipment Market Report Highlights

  • The head protection equipment is expected to grow on account of increasing demand in industries such as construction, manufacturing, oil & gas, mining, etc. to protect from head injuries

  • In Europe, most core industries, such as metal manufacturing, oil and gas, automotive, and petroleum refining, are boosting the demand for personal protective equipment for safety purposes.

  • Asia Pacific is expected to grow at the fastest growth rate over the forecast period owing to significant economic development and industrialization across the region.

  • Key players actively focus on product innovation, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions. Innovations in design, materials, and manufacturing processes that increase the quality of the product, led to an increase in demand for PPE.

Personal Protective Equipment Market Segmentation

Grand View Research has segmented the global product lifecycle management market based on product, end-use, and region:

Personal Protective Equipment Product Outlook (Revenue, USD Billion, 2023 - 2030)

  • Head Protection

    • Hard Hats

    • Bump Caps

  • Eye Protection

    • Safety Glasses

    • Goggles

  • Face Protection

    • Full Face Shields

    • Half Face Shields

  • Hearing Protection

    • Earmuffs

    • Earplugs

  • Protective Clothing

    • Heat & flame protection

    • Chemical defending

    • Clean room clothing

    • Mechanical protective clothing

    • Limited general use

    • Others

  • Respiratory Protection

    • Air-purifying respirator

    • Supplied air respirators

  • Protective Footwear

    • Leather

    • Rubber

    • PVC

    • Polyurethane

    • Others

  • Fall Protection

    • Soft Goods

    • Hard Goods

    • Others

  • Hand Protection

    • Disposable by Type

      • General purpose

      • Chemical handling

      • Sterile gloves

      • Surgical

      • Others

    • Disposable by Material

      • Natural Rubber

      • Nitrile

      • Vinyl

      • Neoprene

      • Polyethylene

      • Others

    • Durable

      • Mechanical gloves

      • Chemical handling

      • Thermal/flame retardant

      • Others

  • Others

Personal Protective Equipment End-use Outlook (Revenue, USD Billion, 2023 - 2030)

  • Construction

  • Manufacturing

  • Oil & Gas

  • Chemicals

  • Food

  • Pharmaceuticals

  • Healthcare

  • Transportation

  • Mining

  • Others

Personal Protective Equipment Regional Outlook (Revenue, USD Billion, 2023 - 2030)

  • North America

    • U.S.

    • Canada

    • Mexico

  • Europe

    • France

    • Germany

    • Italy

    • Russia

    • Scandinavia

    • Spain

    • UK

  • Asia Pacific

    • China

    • India

    • Japan

    • South Korea

    • Indonesia

    • Australia

    • Thailand

    • Malaysia

  • Central & South America

    • Brazil

    • Argentina

  • Middle East & Africa

    • Saudi Arabia

    • UAE

    • South Africa

List Of Key Players in the Personal Protective Equipment Market

  • Honeywell International Inc.

  • Lakeland Industries Inc.

  • DuPont

  • 3M

  • Ansell Ltd.

  • Avon Rubber plc

  • COFRA S.r.l.

  • FallTech

  • Alpha Pro Tech Limited

  • Mine Safety Appliances (MSA) Company

  • Lindstrom Group

  • Mallcom (India) Ltd.

  • Radians, Inc.

  • Polison Corp.

  • Delta Plus Group

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