Industrial workwear is a type of protective clothing that is designed to protect the wearer’s body from hazards such as chemicals, grease, oil, heat etc. It also includes special protective clothing that protects the wearer from pollution and infection in the workplace. These clothing are generally made of Nomex and Proban fabrics that are heat and abrasion resistant. Introduction of new technologies in industrial workwear such as ultra-lightweight and durable fabrics, and ventilated designs and patterns for uniform air flow inside the wearer’s body are the newest trends in the industrial workwear market.
The industrial workwear market has been segmented on the basis of product type into top wear, bottom wear, and coveralls. Top wear includes shirts, t-shirts, polo shirts, jackets, vests, and high visibility clothing. Bottom wear includes shorts, trousers, and jeans. Coveralls include bib pants. End-use industry is segmented into oil & gas, construction, manufacturing, automotive, chemical, and others which include food processing, mining industry etc. According to fit type, industrial workwear is segmented into men, women, and unisex. By distribution channel, the market has been segmented as online and offline.
Increase in demand for safe and durable workwear due to rising workplace accidents and fatalities globally is one of the key factors for the growth of industrial workwear. Rapid industrialization on account of improved economic conditions of emerging economies have resulted in growth of construction and manufacturing sectors. This has ultimately helped in boosting the demand for industrial workwear. Furthermore, increase in working population coupled with rise in women’s participation across various industries has helped in increasing demand for industrial workwear. However, lack of enforcement of safety standards in various countries globally has been one of the factors restraining the growth of the industrial workwear market. Increasing awareness about usage of safety clothing in the workplace globally is one of the opportunities for growth of industrial workwear.
Geographically, the industrial workwear market has been bifurcated into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East &Africa (MEA), and South America. Europe held majority share of the global industrial workwear market at approximately 34% in 2017.The region dominated the market in 2017 due to enforcement of stringent policies regarding workplace safety. Additionally, Europe is also the hub of leading manufacturing companies such as Hultafors Group, Dassy Workwear, Hydrowear etc. However, the market in Asia Pacific is anticipated to grow fastest during the forecast period. The region is the manufacturing hub of industrial workwear coupled with the growing number of popular industrial workwear brands.
Some of the key players in the industrial workwear market include 3M, VF Corporation, Ansell Ltd., Honeywell International Ltd., E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company, Williamson-Dickie Manufacturing Co., Hultafors Group, Lakeland Inc., Aramark, and Fristads Kansas Group. Key players adopt numerous strategies to sustain in the market. Product development and acquisition and partnership are some of the main strategies adopted by players to gain a competitive edge.
The industrial workwear market report provides analysis for the period 2016–2026, wherein 2018 to 2026 is the forecast period and 2017 is the base year. The report covers all the major driving factors and key trending topics impacting the growth of the industrial workwear market over the forecast period. It also highlights the restraints and opportunities expected to influence the market during the aforesaid period. The study provides a comprehensive outlook on the growth of the industrial workwear market throughout the forecast period across different geographies, including North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa (MEA), and South America.
The industrial workwear market has been analyzed in (US$ Million) in terms of revenue, in (Million Units) in terms of volume, and the CAGR (%) for the forecast period 2018 to 2026 has been provided. The industrial workwear market is a global report studied on the basis of product type, end use industry, fit type, distribution channel, and region.
The report also highlights the competitive landscape of the industrial workwear market, thereby positioning all the major players according to their geographic presence and recent key developments. The comprehensive industrial workwear market estimates are the result of our in-depth secondary research, primary interviews, and in-house expert panel reviews. These market estimates have been analyzed by taking into account the impact of different political, social, economic, technological, and legal factors along with the current market dynamics affecting the growth of the industrial workwear market. Market share analysis has been included under the competitive landscape to understand the top players’ contribution to the market. Each company is studied on the basis of basic information, financial highlights, revenue highlights of regional contribution and segment contribution, and product portfolio. Additionally, the company strategy and recent developments if any are also incorporated under each company profile section.
Some of the key players in the industrial workwear market include 3M, VF Corporation, Ansell Ltd., and Honeywell International Ltd., E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company, Williamson-Dickie Manufacturing Co., Hultafors Group, Lakeland Inc., Aramark, and Fristads Kansas Group. The key players operating in the industrial workwear market adopt numerous strategies to sustain in the market. Product development and acquisition and partnership are some of the main strategies adopted by key players to gain a competitive edge.
The industrial workwear market is segmented as follows:
Industrial Workwear Market
By Product Type
- Top Wear
- Bottom Wear
By End-use Industry
- Oil & Gas
- Others (Food Processing, Mining Industry etc.)
By Fit Type
By Distribution Channel
- Online Distribution Channel
- Offline Distribution Channel
- North America
- Rest of Europe
- Asia Pacific
- Rest of Asia Pacific
- Middle East & Africa (MEA)
- South Africa
- Rest of Middle East & Africa
- South America
- Rest of South America