Europe Protective Clothing Market Size, Share, COVID-19 Impact, Opportunities And Trends By Type (Flame Retardant Apparel, Chemical Defending Garment, Cleanroom Clothing, Mechanical Protective Clothing, Limited General-Use Clothing), By End-User Industry (Oil And Gas, Chemical, Pharmaceuticals, Aerospace And Defense, Healthcare, Government), And By Country - Forecasts From 2022 To 2027

Published:  Aug 2022 Report Code: KSI061613528 Pages: 111

The European protective clothing market is projected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 6.51% over the forecast period to attain a market size of US$2,288.575 million in 2027, from US$1,471.477 million in 2020.  

The protective clothing market in the European region is projected to show robust growth during the coming years due to the high incidence of COVID-19 outbreaks throughout the region,  which includes Italy, the UK, Germany, and others. This, in turn, is projected to boost the demand for protective clothing and significantly add to the market’s growth during the short run.

Furthermore, the booming manufacturing sector, coupled with solid growth in oil and gas, and mining industries in countries like Russia also provide an impetus for the market to surge over the forecast period and beyond.  The presence of well-established industries in countries such as Germany, France, and Italy, among others, is considered to be one of the prime factors bolstering the demand for these types of clothing throughout the region. The booming manufacturing sector in the United Kingdom and the growth of numerous industries which were earlier hindered by the Brexit deal also show the potential for the market to surge in the region during the coming years, as the outlook for the manufacturing sector in the country looks positive over the next five years as the uncertainty in the business environment caused by Brexit is expected to reduce.

Moreover, growing investments in the oil and gas sectors in the region also provide burgeoning growth opportunities for the key players to invest in the region and capture a market share to maintain a competitive edge in the protective clothing market in Europe. For instance, in January 2019, Irkutsk Polymer Plant, a subsidiary of Irkutsk Oil Company (INK), awarded a contract to Toyo Engineering Corporation to build a 650,000 t/y ethylene and polyethene plant in Ust-Kut, Russia. As such investments into the expansion of oil and petrochemical production facilities continue, the demand for protective clothing is expected to increase. This will drive the growth of the protective clothing market in the European region in the coming years.


Due to the high frequency of COVID-19 outbreaks across the region, including Italy, the UK, Germany, and other nations, the protective clothing market in the European region is expected to have strong growth over the next few years. This is expected to increase the need for protective gear and, in turn, contribute significantly to the market's growth in the near future. The main development driver in this market is the promotion of personal protective equipment by the European Union, such as clothes and face shields. Additionally, the need for personal safety items like clothes and face shields has increased as a result of the healthcare industry's growing awareness of health and hygiene.


  • July 2020- DuPont Introduces TyvekTogether, Increasing Supply of Protective Clothing. To raise the number of clothing produced for the COVID-19 response to 15 million per month, the TyvekTogether Program will roll out a new, specialist Tyvek fabric.

The European Protective Clothing market has been segmented based on type, end-user industry, and country. By type, the market has been segmented as flame retardant apparel, chemical defensive garments, cleanroom clothing, mechanical protective clothing, and limited general-use clothing. By the end-user industry, the Europe protective clothing market has been classified into oil and gas, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, aerospace and defense, healthcare, and government. Germany, France, the United Kingdom, Spain, and other countries dominate the European protective clothing market.

Europe Protective Clothing Market Scope:

Report Metric Details
 Market Size Value in 2020  US$1,471.477 million
 Market Size Value in 2027  US$2,288.575 million
 Growth Rate  CAGR of 6.51% from 2020 to 2027
 Base Year  2020
 Forecast Period  2022–2027
 Forecast Unit (Value)  USD Million
 Segments Covered  Type, End-User Industry, And Country
 Regions Covered  Germany, France, UK, Spain, Others
 Companies Covered DuPont, Honeywell International Inc., Lakeland Industries, Inc., MSA, 3M, ANSELL LTD., RSG Safety BV
 Customization Scope  Free report customization with purchase



  • By Type
    • Flame Retardant Apparel
    • Chemical Defending Garment
    • Cleanroom Clothing
    • Mechanical Protective Clothing
    • Limited General-Use Clothing
  • By End-User Industry
    • Oil and Gas
    • Chemical
    • Pharmaceuticals
    • Aerospace and Defense
    • Healthcare
    • Government
  • By Country
    • Germany
    • France
    • UK
    • Spain
    • Others
1. Introduction
1.1. Market Overview
1.2. Covid-19 Scenario
1.3. Market Definition
1.4. Market Segmentation

2. Research Methodology
2.1. Research Data
2.2. Assumptions

3. Executive Summary
3.1. Research Highlights

4. Market Dynamics
4.1. Market Drivers
4.2. Market Restraints
4.3. Porters Five Forces Analysis
4.3.1. Bargaining Power of Suppliers
4.3.2. Bargaining Power of Buyers
4.3.3. The threat of New Entrants
4.3.4. Threat of Substitutes
4.3.5. Competitive Rivalry in the Function
4.4. Function Value Chain Analysis

5. Europe Protective Clothing Market Analysis, By Type
5.1. Introduction
5.2. Flame Retardant Apparel
5.3. Chemical Defending Garment
5.4. Cleanroom Clothing
5.5. Mechanical Protective Clothing
5.6. Limited General-Use Clothing

6. Europe Protective Clothing Market Analysis, By End-User Industry
6.1. Introduction
6.2. Oil and Gas
6.3. Chemical
6.4. Pharmaceuticals
6.5. Aerospace and Defense
6.6. Healthcare
6.7. Government

7.  Europe Protective Clothing Market Analysis, By Country
7.1. Introduction
7.2. Germany
7.3. France
7.4.  UK
7.5. Spain
7.6.  Others

8. Competitive Environment and Analysis
8.1.  Major Players and Strategy Analysis
8.2.  Emerging Players and Market Lucrativeness
8.3.  Mergers, Acquisitions, Agreements, and Collaborations
8.4.  Vendor Competitiveness Matrix

9. Company Profiles
9.1.  DuPont
9.2.  Honeywell International Inc.
9.3. Lakeland Industries, Inc.
9.4.  MSA 
9.5.  3M
9.7.  RSG Safety BV


Honeywell International Inc.

Lakeland Industries, Inc.




RSG Safety BV



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