Respiratory Protective Equipment (RPE) Market Share, Key Market Players, Trends and Forecast, 2017-2027


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NEW YORK, NY, USA, July 19, 2022 / — The global respiratory protective equipment (RPE) market size is estimated at USD 10.37 billion from USD 6.02 billion in 2019, with a CAGR of 7.3% through 2027. Market growth is driven by the introduction of stringent workplace safety regulatory policies. According to a report by the National Statistics Health & Safety Executives, nearly 12,000 workers die each year in the UK, and 67% of deaths are the result of heavy exposure to asbestos. Safety standards set by regulatory bodies like OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration), primarily in North America and Europe, are increasing the demand for industrial workplace respiratory protective equipment.

Expanding transportation, construction, oil & gas, and textile industries in the Asia-Pacific region, especially in China, Indonesia, India, and Vietnam, are creating lucrative opportunities for market growth respiratory protection equipment (RPE).

In 2019, respiratory protective equipment accounted for approximately 11% of global protective equipment market revenue. The increasing prevalence of infectious biohazards such as Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) is positively impacting the growth of the industry. Additionally, the recent coronavirus outbreak has led to an unprecedented demand for protective gear from healthcare workers. The healthcare sector is generating the highest demand for the product, especially a full-face respirator in the current crisis. Growing demand for personal protective equipment in hospitals will complement the respiratory protective equipment (RPE) market share during the forecast period.

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Major players operating in the global respiratory protective equipment market include 3M, Honeywell International, MSA Safety, Dragerwerk, Kimberly-Clark, Alpha Pro Tech, Avon Protection Systems, Jayco Safety Products, and Bullard, Gentex, among others.

Other key findings from the report suggest

• Rising demand for face masks, respirators, gloves, and protective gear amid the COVID-19 pandemic is positively impacting the growth of the respiratory protective equipment market.
• On the basis of type, the Air Purifying Respirators (APR) segment dominates the Respiratory Protective Equipment market share and is projected to grow at a CAGR of 7.7% through 2027 due to heavy usage respirators by industrial workers for protection against harmful gases and vapours.
• Based on the distribution channel, the retail segment is expected to show a notable growth rate of 7.7% over the analysis period.
• In terms of end-use, the oil and gas industry dominated the market revenue share in 2019. However, the healthcare and pharmaceutical sector is expected to witness the fastest growth rate of 8% up to in 2027. Moreover, an unprecedented demand for personal protective equipment products due to the COVID-19 pandemic further strengthens the sectoral growth.
• The APAC region is expected to experience the fastest growth rate of 8.6% due to the exponential growth of the textile sector, mainly in India and China.
• North America accounted for the second largest share of the Respiratory Protective Equipment (RPE) market in 2019 and is expected to witness a notable CAGR of 7.1% over the forecast period.
• Europe should record a substantial growth rate of 6.8% over the analysis period.
• These industry players are adopting several strategies such as acquisitions, mergers, collaborations, new product development, and capacity expansion, thereby supporting the overall market growth. Moreover, rising investment by major industry players in R&D activities will further support the growth of the market over the analysis period.
• In April 2020, the Trump administration collaborated with 3M, a multinational conglomerate operating in the areas of worker safety, consumer goods and health care in the United States, to import additional ventilators worth of $166.5 billion in the United States.

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For the purpose of this report, Reports and Data has segmented the Respiratory Protective Equipment (RPE) market based on type, end-user, distribution channel and region:

Type Outlook (Revenue, USD Billion; 2017-2027)

• Air Purifying Respirators
• Airline respirators

End User Outlook (Revenue, USD Billion; 2017-2027)

• Health and Pharmaceuticals
• Defense and public safety services
• Petroleum gas
• Mining
• Construction
• Others

Distribution Channel Outlook (Revenue, USD Billion; 2017-2027)

• Direct/institutional sales
• Retail sales

Regional Outlook (Revenue, USD Billion; 2017-2027)

• North America
o United States
• Europe
o United Kingdom
o France
• Asia Pacific
o China
o India
o Japan
• Latin America
o Brazil
• Middle East and Africa

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