Mexico Protective Clothing market was valued at US$150.211 million in 2019. Growing concerns regarding workers’ safety across various end-use industries where the work environment can be hazardous is boosting the market growth of protective clothing in Mexico. The growing aerospace industry in Mexico is also one of the driving factors behind the protective clothing market in the country. According to the Mexican Federation of the Aerospace Industry (FEMIA), the country is projected to rank among the top ten countries in the global aerospace industry by 2020 and will export more than US$12 billion of Mexican total production while accounting for 110,000 of the country’s manufacturing jobs. Furthermore, the presence of skilled labor on account of growing education infrastructure in the country is also contributing to this industry’s growth thereby, spurring the market growth of protective clothing in Mexico. With the mushrooming population in the country, the demand for energy is set to increase substantially in the coming future. As such, the rising energy and power industry will continue to bolster the protective clothing market growth in Mexico during the next five years. According to the IEA (International Energy Administration) statistics, the total supply of natural gas in Mexico increase from 64,662 ktoe in 2015 to 68,698 ktoe in 2018.
The recent COVID-19 pandemic has been a major factor behind a sudden rise in the demand for protective clothing in the healthcare sector in the country. The rising number of patients suffering from coronavirus is continuously surging the demand for more protective gear, thus driving the protective clothing market growth in the country.
The Mexican Protective Clothing market has been segmented based on the type and end-user industry. By type, the market has been segmented as flame retardant apparel, chemical defending garment, cleanroom clothing, mechanical protective clothing, and limited general-use clothing. By the end-user industry, the Mexican protective clothing market has been classified into oil and gas, chemical, pharmaceuticals, aerospace and defense, healthcare,and government.