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.
12 Dec 2023  |  Europe
Increased Incidence of Fires and Fire related Accidents Boost PPE Demand and Revenue Potential
The Western European firefighting PPE market generated 506.7 million in 2023. Increased incidences of fires year over year and the surge in fire-related fatalities will drive the growth of firefighter PPE such as turnout gear, gloves, boots, SCBA, and helmets, which provide thermal and respiratory protection and protection from injuries resulting ...
13 Oct 2023  |  North America
Stringent NFPA Standards to Drive Product Innovation and Evolution
The North American firefighting PPE market generated $896.0 million in revenue in 2022. Stringent NFPA regulatory guidelines and increased awareness of fire fatalities will increase firefighting PPE’s growth in North America during the forecast period. Turnout gears make up the largest product segment, with $429.6 million in revenue in 2022, acco...
13 Oct 2023  |  North America
Technological Integration and Sustainability Enhance Future Growth Potential
In 2022, respiratory PPE generated a revenue of $1212.4 million in North America. The surge in innovation and the integration of cutting-edge technologies, such as cloud computing and data analytics, with SCBA and PAPR product categories will drive market growth during the forecast period. Disposables, nondisposable respirators, and SCBA together ...
31 Jul 2023  |  Europe
Sustainability and Compliance to Safety Regulations Push Future Growth Potential of Multifunctional PPE
In 2022, above-the-neck PPE generated revenue of €665.0 million in E. In addition to the growing demand for lightweight and comfortable products, the push for PPE products made from sustainable products and processes will ensure high growth rates across segments. Eye protection, the largest above-the-neck PPE product segment is set to witness a ...
12 Jun 2023  |  North America
Lightweight and Comfortable Products with Increased Personalization Enable Market Expansion
In this report, Frost & Sullivan studies the above-the-neck PPE market in North America, covering products that users wear for protection against hazards that can cause injuries to the head, eyes, face, and ears. This research analyzes technology trends, industry challenges and drivers, and the current status and prospects in the region, including ...
17 May 2023  |  Global
Sustainable Practice Adoption Across the Value Chain will Help Gain Consumer Confidence
The personal protective equipment (PPE) industry is at a nascent stage regarding sustainable practice adoption. However, sustainability will gain traction in the PPE industry as the manufacturers and consumers’ awareness of environmental issues grows and global government initiatives proposed to reduce carbon footprint advance. Manufacturer...
24 Mar 2023  |  Global
Disruptive Technology to Ensure Better Inventory Control and Savings
The evolution of vending technology that enables stocking and dispensing a wide range of PPE irrespective of size and weight will boost update of PPE vending machines. To gain a competitive advantage, larger distributors/ MROs are offering vending machines at no cost but charging monthly subscription. The penetration of dual technology with vending...
01 Feb 2023  |  North America
Innovations, eCommerce, Sustainable Fabrics, and Fashion Trends to Drive Future Growth
The North American workwear and uniforms market generated revenue of $10,559.5 million in 2022. Demand was driven by resurgent growth in employment after a drop-off during the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic and an inclination toward maintaining a professional look at the workplace. General workwear accounted for the largest market share, ...