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Nonwovens Industry International Buyer’s Guide 2015

Nonwovens Industry has just released its commercially available annual International Buyer’s Guide 2015 for nonwovens.

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The Protective Clothing Market Report

MarketsandMarkets is world’s No. 2 firm in terms of annually published premium market research reports and has just released the newest commercially available report on the “Protective Clothing Market”

The protective clothing market is projected to register a CAGR of 6.2% (between 2015 and 2020) and is expected to reach a market size of USD 9.3 Billion by 2020. The North American region is the largest market for protective clothing and is projected to retain this position over the next five years. This is because the region accounts for the highest demand of protective clothing across the globe. Thermal protective clothing is the largest application in North America and driving the demand for protective clothing.

The key factors driving the protective clothing market include growth of end-user industries for protective clothing for thermal and mechanical applications. Moreover, the strong regulations imposed by government over the use of protective clothing in industries have increased the demand for protective clothing. On the other hand, high price for specialized protective clothing and increased automation in end-use industries are challenging the growth of protective clothing market.

The intensity of competitive rivalry in the protective clothing market is high. Major players made an impact on the market by developing material as well as implementing modern technology due to which market demand also grows and likely to sustain in the market for long time. The leaders of market have patent fabrics which make them superior in the market.

The protective clothing market is highly concentrated with top five players capturing more than 60% market share in 2014. These major players are the most active in strategic developments including mergers & acquisitions, expansions and partnerships.

The protective clothing market has been analysed in terms of value (USD Million) for five regions, namely, North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa, and Latin America. It has also been estimated based on its applications, such as thermal, mechanical, chemical, biological/radiation, and visibility.

For this report, various secondary sources, such as directories, technical handbooks, company annual reports, industry association publications, chemical magazine articles, trade websites, and databases have been referred to identify and collect information useful for this extensive commercial study of the protective clothing market. The primary sources that include experts from related industries and suppliers have been interviewed to obtain and verify critical information as well as to assess future prospects and market estimations.

Some of the leading players in this business are: Ansell Limited (U.S.), Lakeland Industries (U.S.), Teijin Limited (Japan), Kimberly Clark (U.S.), Sioen Industries (Belgium), E.I.DU Pont De Nemours and company (U.S.), Honeywell International Inc. (U.S.), 3M company (U.S).

This report includes the analysis of different marketing trends and the growth strategies adopted by the market players. It includes the identification of market dynamics, such as drivers, restraints, opportunities, burning issues, and winning imperatives. The key market players, such as Ansell Limited (U.S.), Lakeland Industries (U.S.), Teijin Limited (Japan), Kimberly Clark (U.S.) and Sioen Industries (Belgium), E.I.DU Pont De Nemours and company (U.S.), Honeywell International Inc. (U.S.), and 3M Company (U.S) have also been profiled in this report.

The scope of the report covers Aramid & Belnds, Polyolefin & Blends, Polyamide, PBI, UHMW Polyethylene, Cotton Fibres, Laminated Polyesters. On the basis of applications: Thermal, Mechanical, Chemical, Biological/Radiation, Visibility, and the focus of end use industry:  Oil & Gas, Construction & Manufacturing, Healthcare/Medical, Fire Fighting & Law Enforcement, Military Mining. On user type: industrial use, personal use.

The protective clothing market is mainly being driven by the increasing demand from the oil & gas and construction & manufacturing industries. This is due to the growth in thermal, mechanical and chemical applications which utilize protective clothing, thereby contributing to the growth of the overall market. The key factors restraining this market include higher pricing of specialized protective clothing and increased automation in end-use industries. High pricing of protective clothing is one of the major setbacks that affects the growth of the protective clothing market. Protective clothing involves high cost of manufacturing owing to the use of high-performing fabrics as well as multiple test methods and standards.

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