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. 12 Dec 2023  |  Europe

    Western European Firefighter PPE Growth Opportunities

    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 ...

    $4,950.00
  2. 13 Oct 2023  |  North America

    North American Firefighter Personal Protective Equipment Growth Opportunities

    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...

    $4,950.00
  3. 13 Oct 2023  |  North America

    North American Respiratory PPE Growth Opportunities

    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 ...

    $4,950.00
  4. 31 Jul 2023  |  Europe

    Western European Above-the-neck PPE Growth Opportunities

    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 ...

    $4,950.00
  5. 12 Jun 2023  |  North America

    North America Above-the-neck Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Growth Opportunities

    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 ...

    $4,950.00
  6. 17 May 2023  |  Global

    Sustainability—A Personal Protective Equipment Perspective

    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...

    $4,950.00
  7. 24 Mar 2023  |  Global

    Vending Machine for PPE: Growth and Future Prospects

    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...

    $4,950.00
  8. 01 Feb 2023  |  North America

    North American Workwear and Uniforms Market, 2023–2027

    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, ...

    $4,950.00
  9. 07 Oct 2014  |  North America

    Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in the Oil Refining and Petrochemical Industry in North America and Western Europe

    The Robust and Growing Oil Refining and Petrochemical Industry in the United States Provides Growth Opportunities

    This deliverable focuses on the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) in the oil refining and petrochemical industry and the related opportunities that this industry offers. It discusses the most prevalent hazards. The employment scenario and the outlook in the related sectors in North America and Western Europe, which have a direct effect on ...

    $2,450.00
  10. 03 Oct 2014  |  North America

    Personal Protective Equipment Industry

    Outlook for North America—2014

    This outlook on the North American personal protective equipment (PPE) industry for 2014 covers hand protection, respiratory protection, protective apparel, gas detection, foot protection, head protection, eye and face protection, hearing protection and fall protection. Revenue percent estimates for 2013 and 2014; insights into important product, e...

    $1,500.00