The global arc rated and flame-resistant apparels market was valued a million dollar (USD) market in 2017 and is expected to grow quite fast till 2025 at a high Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) from 2018 to 2025. The main purpose of a flame-resistant clothing is to resist fire or ignition. Moreover, the flame-resistant clothing is made with an aim to insulate the user from a thermal hazard, thereby eliminating or reducing the chances of any 2nd or 3rd degree burn through the garments. Along with offering protection to workers, flame-resistant apparels also perform duties as a handy insurance policy for an organization at the time of any accident. Increasing safety concerns for workers in various industrial fields including manufacturing, oil & gas, and chemical among others are estimated to drive the market growth for arc rated and flame-resistant apparels during the forecast period of 2018 to 2025.
Coveralls segment is estimated to witness significant growth
The global arc rated & flame-resistant apparels market has been segmented based on fibers which include modacrylic, Nomex, Kevlar, and polyester. Based on types of clothing, the arc rated & flame-resistant apparel market has been bifurcated as coveralls, jackets & trousers, switching suits, visors/face shields, gloves, and others. The coveralls segment is estimated to witness significant growth during the projection period owing to its light weight, higher heat resistance, and wear and tear resistance which therefore urges companies to highly invest in adopting this type of clothing. Further down, an involvement of various electrical work hazards at many sites, also rises the call for this type of garments. Moving forward, based on application, the market is segmented as mining, defense, and public safety services, manufacturing industries, chemical and petrochemical industries, and others.
North America holds the largest market share by region
The global arc rated & flame-resistant apparel market has been geographically segmented into Asia-Pacific, Europe, North America, Latin America, the Middle East, and Africa region. In addition to this, North America region holds the largest market share. The reason may be attributed due to the presence of major market players in this region who are continuously engaged in the development of new generation clothing which further ensures the safety of employees. In addition to this, safety standards by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) in North America have compelled organizations to follow guidelines and rules to keep away from any kind of professional hazard. Moving forward, Asia-Pacific is expected to dominate the market growth during the projection period owing to the growth of regulatory agencies in countries like India, China, Japan, and Australia and their stringent regulations for every industrial firm regarding employees safety.
However, rising costs of raw materials are anticipated to pose a threat to the global arc rated & flame-resistant apparels market over the next seven years.
Major Players in Global Arc Rated & Flame-Resistant apparel market
Some of the key players in the global arc rated & flame-resistant apparels market include Ansell, 3M, DuPont, Honeywell International, Kimberly-Clark, Carhartt Inc., Tex Tech Industries, Burlington Safety Laboratory Inc., Shawmut Corp., Kinequip Inc., Wilmington Instruments Co., Jorgensen Co., Middlesex Gases & Technologies Inc., Alcam Inc., and Bulwark.
Global Arc Rated & Flame - Resistant Apparels Market: By Fibers
Global Arc Rated & Flame - Resistant Apparels Market: ByTypes of Clothing
Global Arc Rated & Flame - Resistant Apparels Market: By Application
Global Arc Rated & Flame- Resistant Apparels Market: By Geography