The global respiratory protection market is set to grow at a higher CAGR during the forecast period. Respiratory protective equipment (RPE) consists of a specific type of personal protective equipment used by an individual as a safety means to prevent inhaling hazardous substances in the workplace. RPE should be particularly used in cases where control of exposure cannot be achieved by any other means. Hence, employers are strictly required to minimize the workplace hazard right from the source.
Respiratory protection market is driven by stringent norms for employee health & safety followed by rise in awareness among the workforce. Stringent regulatory framework and increase in incidences of accidents in mining, manufacturing and agricultural sectors. In addition, employee safety is given more emphasis particularly in manufacturing places with production of gas and chemicals. Several companies are now focusing employee well-being, encouraging health & safety.
Product segmentation for respiratory protection market comprises air-purifying respirators and supplied air respirators. Air-purifying segment accounts for a higher market share owing to high consumption of disposable air-purifying respirators in pharmaceuticals and healthcare industry.
End-use segmentation for respiratory protection industry comprises fire services, pharmaceuticals, industries, manufacturing and mining. Pharmaceuticals and manufacturing sector accounts for a higher market share during the forecast period.
Geographical segmentation for respiratory protection market spans North America, South America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Africa. Asia-Pacific regions are likely to grow at significant CAGR due to rapid industrialization in emerging economies. Rise in automotive and metal fabrication industries propels the market growth in APAC sector.
North American market emerged as the leading market in the past years and continues to grow during the forecast period owing to stringent norms pertaining to safety. Oil & gas, chemicals and manufacturing industry in the U.S. are contributing to the market growth. The key players profiled in the respiratory protection industry report are Alpha, Ansell, DuPont, Delta Plus, 3M Co, MSA Safety and Kimberley-Clark.
Leading players of Respiratory Protection including:
• Avon Protection Systems
• Bullard Group
• Honeywell International
• MSA Safety
• Alpha Pro Tech
• Dynamic Safety International
• Bulwark Protective Apparel
Market split by Type, can be divided into:
• Filter Breathing Protection
• Isolated Breathing Protection
Market split by Application, can be divided into:
• Metals and Mining
• Processing Industries
• Aerospace and Defense
• Fire Services
Market split by Sales Channel, can be divided into:
• Direct Channel
• Distribution Channel
Market segment by Region/Country including:
• North America (United States, Canada and Mexico)
• Europe (Germany, UK, France, Italy, Russia and Spain etc.)
• Asia-Pacific (China, Japan, Korea, India, Australia and Southeast Asia etc.)
• South America Brazil, Argentina, Colombia and Chile etc.)
• Middle East & Africa (South Africa, Egypt, Nigeria and Saudi Arabia etc.)
Research Support Specialist, USA