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India Disposable Protective Clothing Market

India Disposable Protective Clothing Market Size, Share, Competitive Landscape and Trend Analysis Report by Type, Product, Application and End-User Industry : Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2020-2027.

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Author's: Ayushi Choudhary | Eswara Prasad
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The India disposable protective clothing market was valued at $0.45 billion in 2019, and is projected to reach $1.43 billion by 2027, growing at a CAGR of 15.5% from 2020 to 2027. Protecting clothing is a clothing designed to guard the personnel from hazardous working surroundings and extreme environmental situations. Lab coats used by scientists and ballistic vests worn by law enforcement officials fall into the category of disposable protective clothing. From cleanrooms to chemical plant, disposable protective clothing is used increasingly to address hazardous conditions on body, such as electric, heat, chemical, biohazards, and airborne particulate matter.

Growth in stringent governmental regulations toward safety of workers has increase the demand for disposable protecting clothing in India. Continuous increase in demand for defensive clothing from diverse industries such as oil & gas, petrochemical, and healthcare is also predicted to boost the market growth. Widespread investments in R&D to improve quality of disposable protective clothing is likewise anticipated to drive the Indian market. However, factor such as high price of protective clothing is predicted to hamper the market growth. On the contrary, rise in corona cases is expected to offer lucrative growth opportunity to the market. 

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Based on material type, the India disposable protective clothing market analysis is done across polyethylene, polypropylene, polyester, and other types of materials. On the basis of product, the market is bifurcated into body suit, jacket, cap, and gloves. Moreover, based on application, the market is classified into thermal, mechanical, radiation, chemical, and others. The report also focuses on the use of disposable protective clothing in several industries such as manufacturing, oil & gas, healthcare, defense, and others. 

India is experiencing significant growth in the disposable protective clothing market. The rapid industrialization along with an increase in investment in end-use industries such as medical, chemicals, and oil & gas industries makes India one of the leading countries worldwide, in terms of demand and commercialization of protective clothing. The key players operating in the India disposable protective clothing market include LakeLand Gloves and Safety Apparel Pvt. Ltd., Narang Medical Limited, Surgeine Healthcare (India) Pvt. Ltd, GPC Medical Limited, Mallcom (India) Ltd, Looms, Amaryllis Healthcare, Sure Safety (India) Limited, Sai Safety & Works, and ULTITEC. Other global players involved in growing disposable protective clothing market trends include Ebruzen Textile Industry Trade Co Ltd., Fibertex A/S, Wuhan Kinglong Protective Products Co., Ltd., Kermel, Rongxin Industry Manufacture Limited, Veridian Fire Protective Gear, Ohnaka Industry Co., Ltd., and so forth. 

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By Type
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Polyethylene is projected as the most lucrative segment.

Based on material type, the polyethylene segment dominated the disposable protective clothing market share in 2019. The chemical protective clothing market is experiencing an increase in the demand of polyethylene clothing as they provide excellent resistance against chemicals. For example, Tyvek spun bounded nonwoven olefin fabric is commonly used to manufacture chemical resistant clothes.

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By Product
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Body Suit is projected as the most lucrative segment.

On the basis of product, the body suit market is expected to hold a major India Disposable Protective Clothing Market Share in 2019. The key features of disposable body suits such as light and breathable for body, high structure strength with excellent tensile, tear and abrasion resistance are driving the demand for these suits in the healthcare and manufacturing industry. Disposable body suit can provide particle protection to up to 99% of fibers and hazardous particles greater than 1 micro. These body suits are designed on the basis of sanitation and quality in accordance with the ISO13485 standards and other related standards.

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By Application
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Thermal Application is expected to grow with a CAGR of 16.6% during the forecast period.

On the basis of application, the thermal segment is projected to be the fastest growing segment in the India disposable protective clothing market. The thermal disposable protective clothing market is driven by innovation and developments. In an instance, Magid, a manufacturer and supplier of safety solutions and personal protective equipment, have launched a flame resistance welding jacket having breathable FR mesh back panel to help prevent heat exhaustion.

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By End-user Industry
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Healthcare Segment is expected to grow with a CAGR of 16.5% during the forecast period.

On the basis of end-use industry, the healthcare segment is the fastest growing segment. This is attributed to rise in demand of body suits, coveralls, and gloves due to COVID-19 impact. Workers need disposable protective clothing to minimize their exposure to hazards. 

Impact of COVID-19

The clinical introduction of 2019-nCoV contamination ranges from asymptomatic to serious pneumonia with intense respiratory misery condition, multi-organ pain, bringing death. It is estimated that the number of cases will grow globally and nations have been approached to audit their pandemic flu readiness. Hence, disposable protective clothing are expected to play a major role in this COVID-19 pandemic. India is massively importing personal protective clothing from China, Singapore, and Korea to meet its prerequisites during the ongoing pandemic. The demand for disposable clothing from the food & beverages industry is expected to rise considerably as the government has placed food industry under the category of essential services. The demand for disposable gloves will continue to increase even after lifting the restrictions.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the pharmaceutical industry is predicted to boom dramatically, as major government investments have been made to produce COVID-19 vaccine. This is also expected to increase the demand for disposable protective clothing to be used in the manufacturing of medicinal products to prevent cross-contamination and to be used by researchers working on vaccine development.

Continuous R&D initiatives undertaken in the India disposable protective clothing market are expected to possess positive impact on the market. In an instance, Toray Industries, an integrated chemical industry group, had recently developed a sterilized type of clothing for use in cleanrooms called Livmoa CL. The Livmoa CL is developed with cooperation from the R&D center for cell therapy at the Foundation for Biomedical Research and Innovation (FBRI) at Kobe. Such R&D initiatives along with product innovation are expected to open new avenues for disposable protective clothing in various end-user industries and thus would drive the market growth over the forecast period.

Key Benefits For Stakeholders

  • Porter’s five forces analysis helps analyze the potential of buyers & suppliers and the competitive scenario of the India disposable protective clothing industry for building strategies. 
  • It outlines the current trends and future scenario of the India disposable protective clothing market size from 2019 to 2027 to understand the prevailing opportunities and potential investment pockets.
  • The India disposable protective clothing market trends such as drivers, restraints, and opportunities and their detailed impact analyses are elucidated in the study.
  • The profiles of key players along with their contribution in India disposable protective clothing market growth are enlisted in the report.
  • The India disposable protective clothing market forecast is studied from 2019 to 2027.  

India Disposable Protective Clothing Market Report Highlights

Aspects Details
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By Material
  • Polyethylene
  • Polypropylene
  • Polyester
  • Others
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By Product
  • Body Suit
  • Jacket
  • Cap
  • Gloves
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By Application
  • Thermal
  • Mechanical
  • Chemical
  • Radiation
  • Others
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By End Use Industry
  • Manufacturing
  • Oil & Gas
  • Healthcare
  • Defense
  • Others
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By Country
  • India
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Key Market Players

SURE SAFETY, NARANG MEDICAL LIMITED, LAKELAND GLOVES & SAFETY APPAREL PVT. LTD., GPC MEDICAL LIMITED, SAI SAFETY & WORKSWEAR, MALLCOM (INDIA) LIMITED, AMARYLLIS HEALTHCARE PVT.LTD., LOOMS, SURGEINE HEALTHCARE (INDIA) PVT. LTD, ULTITEC

Analyst Review

The factors driving the demand for disposable protective clothing in various end-user industries include increase in concern toward safety of workers coupled with stringent governmental regulations. For example, OSHA (Occupational Safety & Health Act) regulations, administered by the Department of Labor have set up various standards for different workplaces. All the industries have to comply with the set standards. 

The Personal Protective Equipment Regulations 2002 and the Personal Protective Equipment at Work Regulations 1992 also focus on protection of employee by encouraging use of disposable protective clothing at workplace. At the European Union level, regulations for personal protective equipment is ruled by Directive 89/686/EEC on personal protective equipment (PPE). The regulations are developed to ensure personal protective equipment such as disposable protective clothing meets common quality and safety standards by setting out basic safety requirements.

Author Name(s) : Ayushi Choudhary | Eswara Prasad
Frequently Asked Questions?

The demand for protective clothing has witnessed a significant growth, which is attributed to rise in penetration in oil & gas, healthcare, defense, firefighting, construction & manufacturing, and mining industries. The market is expected to experience tremendous growth due to rise in use of disposable protective clothing in these industries.

The India disposable protective clothing market is projected to reach $1.43 billion by 2027, growing at a CAGR of 15.5% from 2020 to 2027.

The key players making positive impact on the India disposable protective clothing market include LakeLand Gloves and Safety Apparel Pvt. Ltd., Narang Medical Limited, Surgeine Healthcare (India) Pvt. Ltd, GPC Medical Limited, Mallcom (India) Ltd, Looms, Amaryllis Healthcare, Sure Safety (India) Limited, Sai Safety & Works, and ULTITEC.

The major factors that drive the growth of the Indian disposable protective clothing market include an increase in health and hygiene issues due to rise in coronavirus patients. The demand for disposable gloves and coveralls from the worldwide medical industry is likely to increase during the COVID-19 pandemic due to an increase in the number of patients infected by the Corona virus.

Healthcare industry is expected to increase the demand for India disposable protective clothing.Commonly, disposable protective clothing in healthcare settings is used for infection control. The personal protective clothing acts as a barrier between infectious materials and skin, nose, mouth, or eyes.

The high price of disposable protective clothing is one of the major factors that affect the growth of the market. Protective clothing involves high costs of manufacturing due to the use of high-performance fabrics as well as multiple test methods and standards.

Body Suit is expected to steer the India disposable protective clothing market ahead. Disposable body suit can effectively withstand alcohol, blood, body fluids, airborne dirt debris, and bacteria penetration. The disposable body suits are secure and protect the wearer from contamination with diseases.

Thermal application is expected to drive the adoption of India Disposable Protective Clothing. Increase in fire hazards have raised the demand for thermal protective clothing.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the healthcare industry is predicted to boom dramatically, as major government investments have been made to produce COVID-19 vaccine. This is also expected to increase the demand for disposable protective clothing to be used in the manufacturing of medicinal products to prevent cross-contamination and to be used by researchers working on vaccine development.

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India Disposable Protective Clothing Market

Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2020-2027.