Personal Protective Equipment

Frost & Sullivan's expertise in Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) research and consulting includes work in diversified strategic and operational areas.

As the PPE industry struggles with pricing pressures and increasing commoditization of products, strategic differentiation of products and services will separate winners from losers in the industry. The competitive landscape for the PPE industry will be very different in 2030, driven by innovation, disruptive business models, and advent of smart and wearable PPE products transforming the workplace to a connected domain enhancing worker safety and productivity.

  1. 27 Feb 2024  |  Global

    Rest of the World Firefighter PPE Growth Opportunities

    Adoption of NFPA and CEN Firefighting PPE Standards Enhance Growth Potential

    The rest of the world (RoW) firefighting PPE market generated revenue of 802.8 million in 2023. Firefighters wrestle with occupational hazards, such as physical, electrical, heat, chemicals, biohazards, and airborne particulate matter. PPE safeguards firefighters against contaminants, debris, fire/heat, and chemicals. As such, increased awareness ...

    $4,950.00
  2. 20 Feb 2024  |  Global

    Top 10 Growth Opportunities in Personal Protective Equipment, 2024

    Sustainability and Connectivity Will Be the Keys to Growth

    Personal protective equipment (PPE) is a growing and lucrative industry globally. As the PPE industry struggles with pricing pressures, growing inflation, and global economic uncertainty, successful stakeholders offer strategic product differentiation by adapting their products to changing consumer and regional preferences, and by digitalizing s...

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  3. 31 Jan 2024  |  Europe

    Western European Construction PPE Growth Opportunities

    Sustainability Targets and Multifunctional PPE Drive Overall Market Potential

    The Western Europe construction PPE market generated 1,579.2 million in revenue in 2023. Increased demand from the fall protection PPE segment is forecast to drive market growth during the forecast period. The hand protection PPE segment accounted for the largest market share, with the number of small and medium manufacturers increasing in Western...

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  4. Personal protective equipment (PPE) has become the main talking point due to the COVID-19 pandemic, as the pandemic radically shifted the focus of PPE's manufacturing, procuring, and use. Today, as the PPE industry struggles with pricing pressures, growing inflation, and global economic uncertainties, winners will offer strategic product differe...

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  5. 20 Dec 2022  |  Europe

    Western European Workwear & Uniforms Market Growth Opportunities

    Sustainability and Fabric Innovation to Drive Growth Strategies

    The Western European workwear and uniforms market generated revenues of €7,606.8 million in 2022. Sustainability and fabric innovation will drive market growth. The Western European workwear and uniforms market will increase at a compound annual growth rate of 2.4% from 2022 to 2027. General workwear is the largest product segment in the Weste...

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  6. 10 Oct 2022  |  Europe

    Western European Industrial Hand Protection Market— Forecast to 2026

    Innovative Materials, Sustainable Products, and Favourable Safety Regulations

    The Western European industrial hand protection market generated €2,2267 million in revenue in 2021. Market demand is driven by the stringent implementation of regulatory norms and standards as well as increasing awareness about hand protection amongst end users to reduce on-the-job injuries. In 2021, mechanical protection gloves accounted for...

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  7. 21 Sep 2022  |  North America

    Controlled Environment PPE Growth Opportunities

    Future Growth Potential of Manufacturing due to Reshoring Activities in North America and Western Europe

    In 2021, the global controlled environment PPE market generated $917.8 million in revenue. The market is expected to witness high growth due to stringent contamination control requirements and increased reshoring activities to develop R&D and production plants in Europe and North America. Hand protection PPE is the largest end-user product s...

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  8. 25 Aug 2022  |  North America

    North American Industrial Hand Protection Growth Opportunities

    Regulatory Updates are Expected to Drive Revenue Growth

    The North American industrial hand protection market generated a revenue of $2,581.4 million in 2021 and is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 3.3% from 2021 to 2026. Stringent regulatory enforcement coupled with the adoption of multi-hazard protection gloves will drive revenue growth. Among the product segments, mechani...

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  9. 05 Aug 2022  |  North America

    North American Fall Protection Growth Opportunities

    Stringent Regulations and End user Safety Awareness to Foster Product Penetration

    The North American fall protection market generated $820.7 million in 2021. It is expected to grow at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 3.9% to $993.8 million in 2026, driven by regulatory updates, growth resurgence in end-use industries, better end-user safety awareness, and greater adoption of improved fall protection equipment. The top...

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  10. 07 Jul 2022  |  Europe

    Western European Fall Protection Growth Opportunities

    Stringent Safety Enforcement to Drive the Market Growth

    The Western European fall protection market generated €373.2 million in revenue in 2021. Market demand was driven by stringent enforcement of regulatory norms and an increasing awareness towards fall hazards Among the product segments, Installed systems is expected to have the high CAGR of 3.9% from 2021 to 2026. In 2021, Installed systems wi...

    $4,950.00