Disposable Protective Clothing Market Size, Competitive Landscape and Market Forecast - 2029

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> Global Disposable Protective Clothing Market Expected to reach at a high CAGR of 15.5% by 2029: DataM Intelligence

Global Disposable Protective Clothing Market is segmented By Material Type (Polyethylene, Polypropylene, Polyester, Others), By Application (Thermal, Mechanical, Chemical, Radiation, Others), By End-Users (Manufacturing, Oil & Gas, Healthcare, Defense, Others), and By Region (North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East, and Africa) – Share, Size, Outlook, and Opportunity Analysis, 2022-2029


The Global "Disposable Protective Clothing Market" is expected to grow at a high CAGR of 15.5% during the forecasting period (2022-2029).

 Disposable Protective Clothing Market Scope



Market CAGR


Segments Covered

By Material, By, By Application,By End-Users  and By Region

Report Insights Covered

Competitive Landscape Analysis, Company Profile Analysis, Market Size, Share, Growth, Demand, Recent Developments, Mergers and acquisitions, New Product Launches, Growth Strategies, Revenue Analysis, and Other key insights.

Fastest Growing Region

Asia Pacific

Largest Market Share 

North America

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Disposable protective clothing is single-use clothes made up of non-woven materials and can be recycled or is disposed of as solid waste. These clothes are developed or designed for the protection of the personnel from hazards that are caused by extreme environmental conditions, or a dangerous work environment. These clothing are also used for protecting people from the working environment from infection or pollution. The healthcare workers including the doctors, nurses, and staff use disposable protective clothing for preventing contamination and infection. The market is dominated by the presence of single-use disposable protective clothing including hard hats, respiratory marks, helmets, Tyvek suits, gloves, and others.

Market Dynamics:

The market is driven by the rising demand for disposable protective clothing from various industries including the healthcare, healthcare, research, pharmaceutical manufacturing, automotive, and oil & gas industry due to rising concerns of both the employers and employees regarding safety at the workplace. There are growing stringent regulations on the safety of personnel in developed and developing countries. The disposable protective clothing is widely used for addressing hazardous conditions including the physical, electrical, heat, chemicals, biohazards, and airborne.

The market is witnessing the launch of novel disposable protective clothing products. For instance, in April 2019, Toray Industries, Inc had introduced a sterilized type of clothing for use in cleanrooms called LIVMOA CL, the latest iteration of its LIVMOA series of disposable protective wear. Livmoa CL features a three-layer structure, with Toraymicron material, a nonwoven fabric made of ultra-fine polypropylene fibers imbued with electret (electromagnetic) properties interposed between layers of polypropylene spun-bond fabric. Livmoa CL possesses properties such as low-dust generating material, comfortable separate style, excellent breathability, and superior comfort. It increases the wearability by incorporating a packing method that allows the wearer to put it on without directly touching the outer surface. Livmoa CL would enhance the comfort of workers who are active in the field of regenerative medicine, as well as in pharmaceutical manufacturing and other areas that require work to be performed in cleanrooms.

Several companies are entering into a collaboration with various organizations, associations, and institutes for the development of disposable protective clothing. For instance, Toray Industries, Inc had developed the LIVMOA CL, the latest iteration of its LIVMOA series of disposable protective wear in collaboration with the Research & Development Center for Cell Therapy at the Foundation for Biomedical Research and Innovation at Kobe (FBRI).

The companies are focusing on expanding their manufacturing facilities to address the coronavirus pandemic. For instance, in March 2020, Honeywell International Inc had expanded its manufacturing operations in Smithfield, Rhode Island, to produce N95 face masks in support of the U.S. government’s response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). The company would produce millions of N95 disposable face masks to help support the need for critical safety equipment.

However, the complex manufacturing processes and high costs associated with disposable protective clothing are hindering the market growth. Moreover, the constant threat of substitution of disposable protective clothing could hurt the market.

Segment Analysis

The disposable protective clothing market is segmented based on material types as polyethylene, polypropylene, polyester, and others. The polyethylene segment accounts for the highest market share as polyethylene is a viable choice for manufacturing disposable protective clothing for various applications. Polyethylene disposable protective clothing provides excellent mechanical resistance against the chemicals. The polyethylene disposable protective clothing products are resistant to dry particulate matter, paint, aerosols, dirt, grease, grime, chemical, blood-borne pathogens, and others. There are several economical, and lightweight polyethylene disposable protective clothing products are available in the market. For instance, Dupont De Nemours Inc’s Tyvek 400 Disposable Coverall are created by using the flash spun high-density polyethylene provides an inherent barrier to small size particles. It is comfortable and durable that provides a consistently better barrier against the dry, small particles, hazardous dry particles, and light non-hazardous liquid splash. Lakeland’s ChemMax Serged Seam Coverall is created by using the polyethylene barrier film and continuous filament polypropylene nonwoven. It features serged seams and zipper front closure. This coverall is effective in preventing the contaminants from penetrating to inner clothing.

Further, the market is also classified based on application as thermal, mechanical, chemical, radiation, and others. The chemical segment accounts for the highest market share owing to the high technological advancement and innovation for the development of disposable protective clothing for chemical protection. There is high usage of chemical protection in various industries including the oil & gas, manufacturing, healthcare/medical, and construction due to the growing concerns regarding the accidents and injuries related to the handling of hazardous chemicals and particulates. Several companies are involved in developing disposable protective clothing for providing protection against chemicals. For instance, Derekduck Industries Corp’s ULTITEC 4000 is a liquid-proof disposable protective clothing that is widely used for chemical protection in the oil & gas industries. It provides an effective shield while handling the chemicals with some pressurized jet risks.

Geographical Presentation

By region, the disposable protective clothing market is segmented into North America, South America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle-East, and Africa. Among all of the regions, Asia-Pacific dominated the disposable protective clothing market due to the rapid industrialization along with the technological advancement in various industries such as medical, chemicals, and oil & gas industries. China accounts for the highest market share of XX% in 2019 due to the high production of disposable protective clothing along with the rising demand for disposable protective clothing. There is the presence of a large number of major players manufacturing disposable protective clothing due to the availability of cheap and skilled laborers. The growing domestic income and purchasing power shall boost the demand for disposable protective clothing over the forecasted period.

North America is expected to have positive market growth due to the high awareness regarding the health safety of the workers. There is the adoption of advanced technologies for disposable protective clothing. The stringent regulations imposed by regulatory bodies such as the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) for the workers' safety with the growing workplace fatalities is further stimulating the market growth.

Competitive Analysis

The disposable protective clothing market is highly competitive with the presence of several international and local markets. Product diversification, revenue generation, and opportunities would intensify the market competition. 3M Company, Dupont De Nemours Inc., Honeywell International, Inc., Kimberly Clark Corp, Lakeland Industries, Inc., Derekduck Industries Corp., and W. L. Gore & Associates Inc are the leading market players with a significant market share. The major players are focusing on new product launches, product development, market expansion, and product diversification strategies for holding their position in the market.

The companies are entering into collaborations, mergers, strategic partnerships, and acquisitions to increase the demand for Disposable Protective Clothing and their expansion across the globe. For instance, In October 2017, 3M had acquired the Scott Safety business from Johnson Controls for USD 2 billion. This acquisition had helped the company to expand its product portfolio of safety products & solutions.

In November 2019, Toray Industries, Inc. had entered into the collaboration with the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) to promote deployment and utilization of Japanese technology of the personal protective to support strengthening infection risk control particularly for preparedness for deadly infectious diseases such as Ebola Diseases (EVD).

SNCF had entered into the collaboration with DuPont for developing innovative disposable coveralls for protecting the railway maintenance workers. This collaboration would help the company to SNCF’s protect its maintenance workers from risks ranging from moving trains to potentially dangerous substances like aqueous inorganic chemicals.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Projected CAGR value of the Disposable Protective Clothing Market?

Disposable Protective Clothing Market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 15.5% during the forecasting period 2022-2029.

Which region controlled the global market during 2022-2029?

North America region Controls the Disposable Protective Clothing Market during 2022-2029.

Which is the fastest growing region in the Disposable Protective Clothing Market?

Among all regions, Asia Pacific is the fastest growing market share during the forecast period.

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