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Smart PPE Market

Smart PPE Market

Smart PPE Market Size, Share Analysis by Product Type (Protective Clothing, Head, Eye, and Face Protection, Protective Footwear, Hearing Protection), by End-Use (Oil and Gas, Construction, Firefighting, Healthcare Facilities) & Regional Forecast, 2020-2030

Smart PPE Market
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Smart PPE Market: About the Report

The global smart PPE market is anticipated to rise at a steady CAGR of close to 6%, and reach a valuation of nearly US$ 3 Bn by the end of 2030.

With incidence of accidents rising at the workplace, and rising concerns regarding worker safety, demand for PPE, especially smart PPE, is set to rise over the coming years. Off late, integration of PPE with wearable technology is allowing the market to expand its horizons across regions.

The report by Fact.MR lists why demand is high from end-use sectors such as firefighting, healthcare, construction, oil and gas, manufacturing, chemicals, and food processing. It also talks about how the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is affecting the progress of this highly competitive market. Though North America will hold on to its dominant position in the global smart PPE market, East Asia will progress at a faster rate through 2030.

Global Smart PPE Market Overview

During the forecast period 2020-2030, the worldwide smart PPE market is expected to show remarkable sales prospects. This is due to increased use of smart PPE in different end-user industries such as firefighting and healthcare. Introduction and inclusion of specialized & innovative materials, and smart technologies such as wearable sensors in clothes, gloves, and shoes has helped mitigate costs and avoid accidents, and also increased efficiency in the workplace.

Thereby, companies adopt creative strategies to broaden their customer base, which is driving the growth of the smart PPE industry. Furthermore, in many countries, regulatory authorities have introduced strict regulations to minimize uncertainties and injuries, thus generating many possibilities for players in the smart PPE market, due to increased understanding of the significance of safety at work.

Increasing workplace hazards and mounting concern towards worker safety are major factors that are expected to drive industry growth over the next decade in various industrial sectors such as oil and gas, manufacturing, chemicals, and food processing. Integration of PPE with wearable technology is increasing to enhance safety management as well as increase productivity at the worksite. Wearable technology is also successful in offering long-term cost savings by preventing accidents on site.

Higher rate of adoption of safety products, especially in the manufacturing and construction industry, in emerging economies such as India and China, is estimated to boost overall global demand for smart PPE to 5.7 Mn units by 2030-end.

Smart PPE Market Insights by Product Type

Key players in the smart PPE market are continuously focusing on innovation and inclusion of various integrated smart sensors to monitor gas, chemicals, heat, sound, and UV rays. This, in turn, has resulted in unlocking more growth avenues for protective clothing among end users, especially in the manufacturing and construction industry. These factors will facilitate market growth at the rate of 6.5% for intelligent protective clothing during the forecast period 2020-2030.

However, head, eye, and face protection is one of the most prominent segments, and is expected to account for 15% of the market share by reaching a valuation of US$ 250 Mn by 2020-end. Furthermore, the protective footwear segment in the smart PPE market is estimated to account for 9.5% of the market revenue share by 2020-end, and is expected to grow 145.6 BPS in its market share by 2030 over 2020.

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Smart PPE Market Insights by End Use

The firefighting industry is a front line defense industry to protect public from emergencies. The firefighting industry has been using traditional PPE over the years. Growth of the manufacturing sector across the world is reflecting increased global growth momentum, and considerable impact is expected on other markets. The firefighting segment is expected to create an absolute $ opportunity of US$ 140 Mn during the forecast period.

Increased focus on employee safety and flammable characteristics of gases will boost demand for smart PPE from the oil & gas industry. This industry is expected to account for more than one-fourth of the global smart PPE market share during 2020-2030. The manufacturing segment as an end use for smart PPE is expected to be valued at US$ 550 Mn by 2030-end.

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Regional Outlook of Smart PPE Market

Owing to mounting industrial activities and ascending demand from end-use sectors, the North America smart PPE market is expected to continue its dominance at the global level. However, East Asia is poised to progress at the highest CAGR as compared to other regions and the global average.

Continuous advancements in the semiconductor industry with respect to specification of sensors and telecommunication industry with better & uninterrupted services will facilitate numerous growth opportunities for the market in developing countries such as India and China. The smart PPE market in China is projected to create an absolute $ opportunity of US$ 250 Mn over the forecast period.

North America and Europe are expected to experience steady to moderate growth during the forecast period, backed by strengthened regulations by worker safety organizations.

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Smart PPE Market: Competitive Landscape

Players operating in global smart PPE have anchored their presence across prominent high potential regions due to increasing concerns towards worker safety in these region. Players have adopted targeted acquisition strategies and innovative product launches to meet increasing demand from end-use sectors across high potential regions.

Key players in the smart PPE market are focusing on product innovation and acquisition of regional players to establish their brand presence. For instance, in 2019, MSA Security completed the acquisition of Sierra Monitor Corporation, a leading provider of fixed gas and flame detection tools and solutions, and for Industrial Internet of Things that link and help protect high-value infrastructure properties. These will result in helping the company to accelerate its product innovation strategy by using cloud technology and wireless networking solutions.

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The Analyst’s Viewpoint

“North America will emerge as the largest market with respect to smart PPE, as an aftereffect of advancing demand for automated smart PPE with the ability of generating session reports after completion of a task.”

COVID-19 Impact on Smart PPE Market

The outbreak of COVID-19 has resulted in decreased demand for smart PPE across end-use industries such as oil & gas, construction, and fire safety. Furthermore, imposition of nationwide and regional lockdowns has impacted production and distribution of smart PPE. The smart PPE market in North America and Europe is experiencing maximum downfall, as these regions have been largely affected by the pandemic, and are prominent regions in the global smart PPE market.

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Key Segments of Smart PPE Market

Fact.MR’s study on the smart PPE market offers information divided into three key segments-product types, end-use, and region. This report offers comprehensive data and information about the important market dynamics and growth parameters associated with these categories.

Product Type

  • Protective Clothing
  • Head, Eye, and Face Protection
  • Protective Footwear
  • Hearing Protection
  • Respiratory Protection
  • Hand Protection
  • Others

End-Use

  • Oil and Gas
  • Construction
  • Firefighting
  • Manufacturing
  • Healthcare Facilities
  • Mining
  • Others

Region

  • North America
  • Latin America
  • Europe
  • East Asia
  • South Asia & Oceania
  • Middle East & Africa (MEA)

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