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Disposable Protective Clothing Market - By Material Type (Polyethylene, Polypropylene, Polyester, Others), By Application (Thermal, Chemical, Mechanical, Biological/Radiation, Visibility, Others), By End-Use Industry (Oil & gas, Construction, Manufacturing, Healthcare/Medical, Mining, Defense & Public Safety, Others) & By Region – Global Industry Analysis on Size, Share, Trends, Growth & Forecast to 2027

Published: January, 2022
ID: 9801
Pages: 180

Disposable Protective Clothing Market Size, Share (2021 - 2026)

The global Disposable Protective Clothing Market is determined to cross USD 5.6 billion by 2026 from USD 2.9 billion in 2021, at an annual rate of about 9.3% over the conjecture period of 2021 to 2026. 

North America is the key market for disposable protective clothing globally, followed by Europe and Asia Pacific regions due to the rising concern of both the employers and employees about safety at the workplace. Innovation in product development to offer advanced disposable protective clothing with superior features is likely to increase the growth potential. The development of microporous films which provides an excellent barrier and usage in disease prevention due to the excellent barrier against bacterium, virus, protozoan, and the parasite is a trend in this business. The nonwoven fiber that includes microporous films provides a soft texture along with great pleasure of wearing.

The thermal segment held the major share based on applications in the review period and generated more than one-third of the total revenue. The same segment would also showcase the fastest compound annual growth rate of 7.5% in the future. North America accounted for nearly two-fifths of the total market revenue and the Asia-Pacific region, on the other hand, is estimated to register the fastest growth rate over the predicted period. The polythene segment contributed to nearly up to two-fifths of the total market share and is determined to develop with a notable CAGR over the anticipated period.

Increasing Importance of Workplace Safety

The factor that fuels demand in the global market are the rising safety standards in the workforce through government means, safety to the workers from harmful particles, barrier protection, abrasion resistance means the ability of a surface to resist being worn away by rubbing or friction and others.

Increasing Emergence of Innovative Products

The global disposable protective clothing market in the forthcoming years give advancement of innovative items by organizations to guarantee the improvement of affordable materials coupled with the production of novel design is relied upon to reinforce. The demand regarding affordable products is pumping the demand for disposable protective clothes in the upcoming years due to the increasing infrastructural and industrial businesses in developing nations.

Reduced Need for Workforce due to Automation

Low demand in disposable protective clothing among buyers because of rising automation in the end-use sector prompts a lesser workforce. The increasing awareness in the developing nations and also in small companies, about safety provides huge scope for the global market to prosper.

Growing concerns of workers' safety about the violation that causes a substantial probability of physical harm in many industries including oil and gas, chemical, etc., are promoting the demand in the global disposable protective apparel market. The formulation of favorable and mandatory government workplace safety regulations are expected to promote the market. Therefore, increasing the use of automation shrinking manual workforce in industries is estimated to hamper the growth of the disposable protective apparel market over the conjecture period.

Recent Developments

In June 2018, DuPont launched or started Tyvek®, a five hundred voltage protection, offering security from the chemical, biological, and antistatic exposure with high visibility functionality. This helps DuPont to expand its existing portfolio. In June 2018, Europe, DuPont invested USD 400 million to extend its production capacity of Tyvek. The new operating line to start up in 2022 at the site is scheduled.




Market Size Available

2020 – 2025

Base Year


Forecast Period

2021 - 2026



Segments Covered

By Type, Application, End-use and Region

Various Analyses Covered

Global, Regional & Country Level Analysis, Segment-Level Analysis, DROC, PESTLE Analysis, Porter’s Five Forces Analysis, Competitive Landscape, Analyst Overview on Investment Opportunities

Regions Covered

North America, Europe, APAC, Latin America, Middle East & Africa

Market Leaders Profiled

Kimberly Clark Corp, Fibertex A/S, International Enviroguard, Kermel, Derekduck Industries Corp, Lakeland Industries, Inc, Ohnaka Industry Co., Ltd, 3M Company, Du Pont de Nemours and Company,


Disposable Protective Clothing Market

Disposable Protective Apparel Market Segmentation & Growth Insights until 2026.

Disposable Protective Clothing Market - By Material Type

  • Polyethylene
  • Polypropylene
  • Polyester
  • Others (Includes polyurethane, and polylactic acids)

By material type, the polyethylene segment is estimated during the projected period to garner the highest compound annual growth rate in the global disposable protective clothing market.

Disposable Protective Clothing Market - By End-use

  • Oil & gas
  • Construction
  • Manufacturing
  • Healthcare/Medical
  • Mining
  • Defense & Public Safety
  • Others

The manufacturing segment is foreseen to rule the global disposable protective clothing market in the coming years. The increasing government safety regulations are promoting the segment growth worldwide.

Disposable Protective Clothing Market - By Application

  • Thermal
  • Chemical
  • Mechanical
  • Biological/Radiation
  • Visibility
  • Others

By application, the thermal segment accounted for a significant share by generating more than one-third of the total market. The same segment is also estimated to develop with a robust CAGR in the outlook period.

Disposable Protective Clothing Market - By Region

  • APAC

  • North America

  • Europe

  • Middle East & Arica

  • South America

North America region is estimated to hold a substantial share in the global disposable protective clothing market in terms of value over the conjecture period. The use of durable and high-performance clothing can protect the wearer from several threats with the support of regulations in the region. The demand for this clothing in the healthcare/medical industry with the rising awareness among medical professionals and rising demand for non-woven based clothing is likely to offer growth opportunities for this market in the future.

Key Players in the Disposable Protective Clothing Market:

  1. Kimberly Clark Corp

  2. Fibertex A/S

  3. International Enviroguard

  4. Kermel

  5. Derekduck Industries Corp

  6. Lakeland Industries, Inc

  7. Ohnaka Industry Co., Ltd

  8. 3M Company

  9. Du Pont de Nemours and Company

1. Introduction                             

              1.1 Market Definition                  

              1.2 Scope of the report               

              1.3 Study Assumptions               

              1.4 Base Currency, Base Year and Forecast Periods                        

2. Research Methodology                                       

              2.1 Analysis Design                      

              2.2 Research Phases                    

                             2.2.1 Secondary Research          

                             2.2.2 Primary Research 

                             2.2.3 Data Modelling     

                             2.2.4 Expert Validation 

              2.3 Study Timeline                       

3. Report Overview                                    

              3.1 Executive Summary               

              3.2 Key Inferencees                     

4. Market Dynamics                                   

              4.1 Impact Analysis                      

                             4.1.1 Drivers     

                             4.1.2 Restaints 

                             4.1.3 Opportunities       

              4.2 Regulatory Environment                     

              4.3 Technology Timeline & Recent Trends                         

5. Competitor Benchmarking Analysis                                

              5.1 Key Player Benchmarking                   

                             5.1.1 Market share analysis       

                             5.1.2 Products/Service  

                             5.1.3 Regional Presence

              5.2 Mergers & Acquistion Landscape                    

              5.3 Joint Ventures & Collaborations                     

6. Market Segmentation                                          

              6.1 Disposable Protective Clothing Market, By Material Type                    

                             6.1.1 Polyethylene         

                             6.1.2 Polypropylene      

                             6.1.3 Polyester 

                             6.1.4 Market Size Estimations & Forecasts (2019-2024)  

                             6.1.5 Y-o-Y Growth Rate Analysis            

                             6.1.6 Market Attractiveness Index          

              6.2 Disposable Protective Clothing Market, By Application                         

                             6.2.1 Thermal   

                             6.2.2 Chemical 

                             6.2.3 Mechanical           

                             6.2.4 Biological/Radiation          

                             6.2.5 Visibility   

                             6.2.6 Market Size Estimations & Forecasts (2019-2024)  

                             6.2.7 Y-o-Y Growth Rate Analysis            

                             6.2.8 Market Attractiveness Index          

              6.3 Disposable Protective Clothing Market, By End-Use Industry              

                             6.3.1 Oil & gas  

                             6.3.2 Construction         

                             6.3.3 Manufacturing     

                             6.3.4 Healthcare/Medical           

                             6.3.5 Mining     

                             6.3.6 Defense & Public Safety    

                             6.3.7 Market Size Estimations & Forecasts (2019-2024)  

                             6.3.8 Y-o-Y Growth Rate Analysis            

                             6.3.9 Market Attractiveness Index          

7. Geographical Landscape                                     

              7.1 Global Identity Governance and Administration Market, by Region               

              7.2 North America - Market Analysis (2018 - 2024)                         

                             7.2.1 By Country            



                             7.2.2 By Material Type  

                             7.2.3 By Application      

                             7.2.4 By End-Use Industry          

              7.3 Europe                      

                             7.3.1 By Country            






                                  Rest of Europe

                             7.3.2 By Material Type  

                             7.3.3 By Application      

                             7.3.4 By End-Use Industry          

              7.4 Asia Pacific                

                             7.4.1 By Country            




                                  South Korea

                                  South East Asia

                                  Australia & NZ

                                  Rest of Asia-Pacific

                             7.4.2 By Material Type  

                             7.4.3 By Application      

                             7.4.4 By End-Use Industry          

              7.5 Latin America                         

                             7.5.1 By Country            




                                  Rest of Latin America

                             7.5.2 By Material Type  

                             7.5.3 By Application      

                             7.5.4 By End-Use Industry          

              7.6 Middle East and Africa                        

                             7.6.1 By Country            

                                  Middle East


                             7.6.2 By Material Type  

                             7.6.3 By Application      

                             7.6.4 By End-Use Industry          

8. Key Player Analysis                                

              8.1 Kimberly Clark Corp              

                             8.1.1 Business Description         

                             8.1.2 Products/Service  

                             8.1.3 Financials

                             8.1.4 SWOT Analysis     

                             8.1.5 Recent Developments       

                             8.1.6 Analyst Overview 

              8.2 Fibertex A/S              

              8.3 International Enviroguard                  

              8.4 Kermel                       

              8.5 Derekduck Industries Corp                 

              8.6 Lakeland Industries, Inc                      

              8.7 Ohnaka Industry Co., Ltd                    

              8.8 3M Company                          

              8.9 Du Pont de Nemours and Company               

9. Market Outlook & Investment Opportunities                              


              List of Tables                   

              List of Figures                 

  1. Global Disposable Protective Clothing Market By Region, From 2022 - 2027( USD Billion )

  2. Global Disposable Protective Clothing Market By Material Type, From 2022 - 2027( USD Billion )

  3. Global Polyethylene Market By Region, From 2022 - 2027( USD Billion )

  4. Global Polypropylene Market By Region, From 2022 - 2027( USD Billion )

  5. Global Polyester Market By Region, From 2022 - 2027( USD Billion )

  6. Global Disposable Protective Clothing Market By Application, From 2022 - 2027( USD Billion )

  7. Global Thermal Market By Region, From 2022 - 2027( USD Billion )

  8. Global Chemical Market By Region, From 2022 - 2027( USD Billion )

  9. Global Mechanical Market By Region, From 2022 - 2027( USD Billion )

  10. Global Biological/Radiation Market By Region, From 2022 - 2027( USD Billion )

  11. Global Visibility Market By Region, From 2022 - 2027( USD Billion )

  12. Global Disposable Protective Clothing Market By End-Use Industry, From 2022 - 2027( USD Billion )

  13. Global Oil & gas Market By Region, From 2022 - 2027( USD Billion )

  14. Global Construction Market By Region, From 2022 - 2027( USD Billion )

  15. Global Manufacturing Market By Region, From 2022 - 2027( USD Billion )

  16. Global Healthcare/Medical Market By Region, From 2022 - 2027( USD Billion )

  17. Global Mining Market By Region, From 2022 - 2027( USD Billion )

  18. Global Defense & Public Safety Market By Region, From 2022 - 2027( USD Billion )

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