Respiratory Protective Equipment Market Company Profiles, Comprehensive Analysis, Development Strategy by 2027

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Top companies covered are Protective Industrial Products, Inc. ,Jayco Safety Products Pvt. Ltd. ,Honeywell International Inc. ,Gentex Corporation, Intech Safety , Bullard , Alpha Pro Tech , 3M , Uvex Safety Grou, Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Inc., MSA Drägerwerk AG & Co. KGaA , Delta

The global respiratory protective equipment (RPE) market size is projected to reach USD 12.88 billion by 2027, exhibiting a CAGR of 7.2% during the forecast period. Spread of the corona virus through air route will surge the adoption of RPE throughout 2020, observes Fortune Business Insights™ in its report, titled “Respiratory Protective Equipment (RPE) Market Size, Share Industry Analysis, Types By Product (Air Purifying Respirators (APR) {Unpowered Air-Purifying Respirators [Disposable Filtering Half Mask, Half Mask, and Full Face Mask], and Powered Air-Purifying Respirators (PAPR) [Half Mask, Full Face Mask, and Helmets, Hoods Visors}, and Supplied Air Respirators {Airline Respirators, Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA),Combination SAR/SCBA or APR/SAR}), By End-Use (Industrial, Oil Gas, Mining, Petrochemical, Construction, Healthcare, Pharmaceuticals, Fire Service), and Regional Forecast, 2020-2027”.



The report states that the global market value stood at USD 6.54 billion in 2019 and features the following highlights:

  • Accurate computation of relevant market figures and values;
  • Thorough evaluation of the factors driving and obstructing market growth;
  • Tangible analysis of all the market segments; and
  • Exhaustive examination of the competitive landscape and regional dynamics influencing the market.


Market Driver

Extensive Utilization of RPE in Mining Industry to Stoke Growth

Respiratory protective equipment is commonly used by miners owing to the massive health risks involved during mining operations, particularly coal mines. The most widely utilized RPE are powered air-purifying respirators (PAPRs) on account of their high efficacy in filtering out dust particles. These particles are known to cause severe lung disorders in miners who have had prolonged exposure to harmful dust. Such exposure has been known to lead to a common lung condition called pneumoconiosis, or dusty lung, which usually manifest in the form of silicosis and coal miners’ pneumoconiosis (CWP), or black lung. Both these conditions are incurable and invariably lead to premature deaths. Effective RPE can prevent miners from inhaling these toxic dust particles and save them from developing lifelong debilitating health conditions.


Regional Insights

Strict Implementation of Workplace Safety Rules to Accelerate the Market in North America

In North America, where the market size stood at USD 2.52 billion in 2019, the market is expected to perform exceptionally well as regulatory bodies such as the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) have been strictly imposing workplace safety rules. As a result, the adoption of RPE and other personal protective equipment such as hard hats has become mandatory in the US and Canada.

Asia Pacific is expected to present lucrative opportunities owing to the rapid expansion of the construction, manufacturing, and healthcare sectors in the region. In Europe, the demand for effective RPE is escalating, primarily from workers in core industries. For example, Germany’s RPE market share in construction industry stood at 11.9% in 2019.



List of Key Players Covered in the Respiratory Protective Equipment Market Report:


  • Protective Industrial Products, Inc. (U.S.)
  • Jayco Safety Products Pvt. Ltd. (India)
  • Honeywell International Inc. (U.S.)
  • Gentex Corporation (U.S.)
  • Intech Safety (India)
  • Bullard (U.S.)
  • Alpha Pro Tech (Canada)
  • 3M (U.S.)


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