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Flame Retardant Apparel Market

Flame Retardant Apparel Market Size, Share, Competitive Landscape and Trend Analysis Report by Product and by Application : Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2023-2032

MC : Advanced Materials

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Author's: | Eswara Prasad
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Flame retardant apparel is a type of personal protective clothing that is made from a blend of materials that has been chemically treated to provide self-extinguishing properties. While performing activities that expose them to flames, radiant heat, and the possibility of molten substance splash, end-users are opting for flame retardant apparel. Flame retardant apparel comes with a label that specifies protection from the risk of flames and thermal exposure, giving the user peace of mind and protecting them from the dangers of flames. Flame retardant clothing, which resists ignition and helps insulate against heat, has been found to be an ideal solution for workers to prevent burn injuries in areas with sparks, open flames, and other potential fire hazards. Major players all over the world to protect users from the risk of flames are introducing Flame retardant apparel with smart designs and unique blended materials. In the coming years, this is likely to drive the demand for flame retardant clothing. The industries segment has dominated the flame retardant apparel market for the past four years and is expected to do so again in the next four years. The rise in use of fire retardant coveralls in industrial operations, as well as the rapid expansion of certain end-user industries like construction, manufacturing, and aerospace, drive the growth of the market.

COVID-19 Impact analysis

  • COVID-19 had a negative impact on the market in 2020. Several countries around the world went into lockdown to prevent the virus from spreading because of the pandemic situation. The supply and demand chain was completely disrupted, negatively affecting the market growth. COVID-19's outbreak is expected to have a number of short- and long-term consequences in a variety of industries, including transportation, mining, and other industrial manufacturing sectors, all of which could have an impact on the market for fire-resistant fabrics. 

Top Impacting Factors
The global flame retardant apparel market is expected to grow during the forecast period because of the growing concern about worker safety in the chemical, oil and gas, manufacturing, and construction industries. Furthermore, rise in awareness of the importance of preventing accidents and fatalities in various industries is expected to boost the demand for flame retardant clothing. One of the major drivers for the flame retardant apparel market (and/or flame resistant clothing market) growth is expected to be the construction industry's rapid growth. Construction workers frequently wear flame retardant clothing to protect themselves from hazards such as arc flashes, fires, and electrical flashes. The construction industry's growth is expected to boost workforce employment, resulting in higher demand for personal protective equipment, such as flame retardant clothing. An increase in the number of residential and commercial construction activities in countries such as the U.S., India, and China is expected to drive product demand during the forecast period. 
Market Trends 

  • Flame retardant clothing is made of non-conductive fabrics and components that do not melt on the skin of the wearer, preventing further burn injuries. Protective apparel agencies such as the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) set standards for flame retardant clothing (NFPA).
  • Rapid industrial growth is likely to increase demand for personal protective apparel in order to avoid the dangers of flames or unnecessary fatalities. The flame retardant market is also growing as users and the industrial sector become more aware of the benefits of wearing flame retardant clothing while performing industrial tasks. 
  • Market players are expected to invest in R&D to improve product quality as the demand for comfortable, lightweight, and higher heat wear and tear resistant materials grows. Over the forecast period, the growing trend for multi-functional and long-lasting clothing, as well as high mechanical and chemical resistance, is expected to boost the demand for flame retardant apparel.
  • Government and regulatory body promotions about the use of safety apparel for workers in industries also influence the growth of the flame retardant apparel market. Furthermore, the growing popularity of lightweight, comfortable, tear-resistant materials and multi-functional apparel among users is propelling the flame retardant apparel market forward.
  • The market is expected to grow in the short term due to rise in demand for fire-resistant fabrics in home and commercial furnishings, stricter industrial fabric standards, and increased demand from the mining industry in South America.
  • The high cost of raw materials used to make fire-resistant fabric, as well as a lack of safety regulations and the negative impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, are expected to hinder the market's growth.

Key Benefits of the Report

  • This study presents the analytical depiction of the flame retardant apparel market along with the current trends and future estimations to determine the imminent investment pockets.
  • The report presents information related to key drivers, restraints, and opportunities along with detailed analysis of the flame retardant apparel market share.
  • The current market is quantitatively analyzed to highlight the flame retardant apparel market growth scenario.
  • Porter’s five forces analysis illustrates the potency of buyers & suppliers in the market. 
  • The report provides a detailed flame retardant apparel market analysis based on competitive intensity and how the competition will take shape in coming years.  

Questions Answered in the Flame Retardant Apparel Market Report

  • Who are the leading market players active in the flame retardant apparel market?
  • What current trends will influence the market in the next few years?
  • What are the driving factors, restraints, and opportunities in the market?
  • What future projections would help in taking further strategic steps?
  • What is flame retardant apparel?
  • What does flame retardant apparel allow organizations to achieve?
  • Which technologies combine to make flame retardant apparel critical organizational asset?
  • What are the current trends and predicted trends?

Flame Retardant Apparel Market Report Highlights

Aspects Details
By Product
  • Shirt
  • FRC Coveralls
  • Pants
  • Others
By Application
  • Chemical Industry
  • Pharmaceutical Industry
  • Pulp & Paper Industry
  • Food Processing Industry
  • Paint Industry
  • Others
By Region
  • North America  (U.S., Canada, Mexico)
  • Europe  (UK, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Rest of Europe)
  • Asia-Pacific  (China, Japan, India, South Korea, Australia, Rest of Asia-Pacific)
  • LAMEA  (Brazil, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Rest of LAMEA)
Key Market Players

Williamson-Dickie Mfg. Co., Carhartt Inc., Kaneka Corporation, 3M Co., National Safety Apparel, Honeywell International Inc, DuPont de Nemours, Inc, Lakeland Industries Inc, VF Corp, Eagle Technical Products Ltd, Ansell Ltd., Kimberly-Clark Corp, Cintas Corp

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Flame Retardant Apparel Market

Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2023-2032