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Nonwoven Protective Clothing Market Size, Industry Outlook Report, Regional Analysis, Application Development, Price Trends, Competitive Market Share & Forecast, 2024 – 2032

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Nonwoven Protective Clothing Market Size

Nonwoven Protective Clothing Market is poised to grow at a substantial pace between 2024-2032, majorly driven by the emergence of novel epidemics and the higher prevalence of infectious diseases worldwide. The increasing focus on strengthening healthcare facilities is improving the availability and accessibility to advanced healthcare. For instance, in October 2022, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced grants worth USD 100 million to improve healthcare facilities in rural areas in the U.S.

Nonwoven protective clothing is further finding extensive utilization in manufacturing, cleanrooms, and laboratories to offer protection against chemical splashes, particles, and biological hazards. With the growing emphasis on enhancing comfort and ergonomics of protective clothing to improve wearer compliance and productivity, several manufacturers are incorporating features like moisture management, flexibility, and ergonomic designs to improve user experience. However, the development of sustainable alternatives to traditional nonwoven materials may impede the product demand to some extent.

Nonwoven Protective Clothing Market Trends

The rising advancements in fabric technology leading to the development of more durable, lightweight, and comfortable protective clothing options will influence the product demand. To illustrate, in June 2023, DuPont introduced a new disposable coverall with highly protective Tyvek fabric and breathable SMS (spunbond meltblown spunbond) nonwoven material to offer optimal protection and comfort for workers in gigafactories, automotive, and chemical manufacturing. There has also been an increase in the production capacities for nonwoven fabrics and protective clothing to meet the growing consumer and end-user demands.

Nonwoven Protective Clothing Market Analysis

Based on material type, the polyester nonwoven protective clothing industry is set to depict sustainable growth through 2032, led by rising usage in the healthcare sector to render beneficial properties. Given its highly versatile nature, polyester finds widespread application in the manufacturing of medical and hygiene products as well as PPE items. Nonwoven polyester is also increasingly employed in making vehicle carpeting due to its stain resistance, strength, and resilience. Moreover, the growing imposition of stringent norms pertaining to the use of high-quality protective clothing will contribute to the segment growth.

Asia Pacific is likely to emerge as a lucrative hub for nonwoven protective clothing between 2024 and 2032, owing to the increasing rate of industrialization and rapidly growing population. The high prevalence of labor-intensive operations and the surging construction activities are driving the demand for protective apparel in the region. According to Atradius Collections, China’s construction output was expected to grow from 1.3% in 2020 to 7% in 2021 followed by a 6% surge in 2022. The substantial investments and advancements in healthcare sector coupled with the need for infection control measures in the facilities will define the regional product penetration.

Nonwoven Protective Clothing Market Share

New product launches, capacity expansions, and partnership strategies are increasingly undertaken by nonwoven protective clothing companies for increasing their global presence.

Some of the eminent nonwoven protective clothing industry players include:

  • Suominen Corporation
  • Asahi Kasei Corporation
  • Kimberly-Clark
  • Ahlstrom
  • Filmquest Group, Inc.
  • Johns Manville
  • Freudenberg SE
  • Toray
  • Avintiv, Inc. (Berry Global)
  • DuPont

Nonwoven Protective Clothing Industry News

  • In June 2023, Freudenberg Performance Materials Apparel Europe expanded its Italian facility into a competence centre. The new facility focuses on coating and finishing all woven, nonwoven, and weft apparel interlinings in the firm’s portfolio.
  • In April 2022, Toray Industries designed LIVMOA™ 4500AS, its new disposable personal protective clothing with exceptional breathability, dust protection, and water resistance.

What Information does this report contain?

Historical data coverage: 2018 to 2023; Growth Projections: 2024 to 2032.
Expert analysis: industry, governing, innovation and technological trends; factors impacting development; drawbacks, SWOT.
6-7 year performance forecasts: major segments covering applications, top products and geographies.
Competitive landscape reporting: market leaders and important players, competencies and capacities of these companies in terms of production as well as sustainability and prospects.
Authors: Kiran Pulidindi

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