Industrial Safety Gloves Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2021 - 2026)

The Global Industrial Safety Gloves Market is Segmented by Material Type (Latex, Nitrile, HPPE, and Others), by Product Type (RE-usable Gloves and Disposable Gloves), by Application (Food and beverages, Construction, Healthcare, Oil and Gas, Automotive and Transportation, Metal fabrication, Others); and by Geography

Market Snapshot

Study Period: 2016 - 2026
Base Year: 2020
Fastest Growing Market: Asia Pacific
Largest Market: Europe
CAGR: 4.17 %

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Market Overview

The global industrial safety gloves market is expected to record a CAGR of 4.17% during the forecast period 2020-2025.

  • The growing demand for efficient gloves with better grip and convenience is encouraging the key players to do continuous product development and launches. For instance, Showa launched a safety glove named ‘Showa 379 gauntlet’ which provides extra chemical resistance and highly flexible.
  • Owing to the highly-fragmented nature of the market, expansion and acquisition are seen as the key strategies adopted by major players. For example, Ansell Ltd acquired BarrierSafe Solutions International, a leading North American provider of single-use gloves.

Scope of the Report

The global industrial safety gloves market is segmented by material type, which is further segmented into latex, nitrile, HPPE, and others. By product type, the market is segmented into RE-usable gloves and disposable gloves. Moreover, by application, the market is segmented into food and beverages, construction, healthcare, oil and gas, automotive and transportation, metal fabrication, and others. The industrial safety gloves market is distributed in the regions, such as North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, South America and Middle-East and Africa.

Material Type
Product Type
Re-usable gloves
Disposable gloves
Food & beverages
Oil & gas
Automotive & Transportation
North America
United States
Rest of North America
United Kingdom
Rest of Europe
Rest of Asia-Pacific
Rest of the World
South America
Middle-East and Africa

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Key Market Trends

Increasing Awareness at Workplaces to Drive the Industrial Safety Gloves Market Growth

Growing awareness about safety and hygiene at workplaces is anticipated to drive the market growth across the world. Additionally, stringent rules & regulations and rapid industrialization are encouraging the usage of safety equipment including gloves at different workplaces, which is supporting the market growth from the last few years. However, deviations in raw material prices and the growing presence of unorganized sector are restricting the expansion and development of the market. Numerous initiatives taken by government associations and continuous R&D activities for product development are likely to create development opportunities for the market. Growth of labor concentrated industries, such as construction and healthcare, is expected to influence the demand for different industrial security equipment including safety gloves.

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Asia-Pacific to Witness Fastest Growth Rate in Industrial Safety Gloves Market

In the Asia-Pacific region, the rising presence of various service and manufacturing industries, and stringent government rules and regulations on industrial safety is driving the market growth in the region. For instance, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) offers information on worker protection for functioning in various industrial settings with imposing rules and regulations. Industries in North American regions are strictly following safety standards and regulations, which is supporting the market growth of industrial safety gloves in the region. Every manufacturing company has a quality department to check the quality of industrial gloves to ensure that the procured gloves are up to the mark in real-time operations, which are influencing the demand for high-quality safety gloves in the region. In Europe, rising industrialization and growth in the number of workers across the region are major factors expected to support the demand for industrial safety gloves, especially in Germany, France, and Italy.

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Competitive Landscape

The industrial safety gloves market is competitive with major players, like Honeywell International Inc., 3M Corporation, Top Glove Corporation Berhad, Ansell, and Hartalega occupying the majority of the share of the market. The companies are rapidly expanding their presence in the market by adopting innovative strategies, such as launching new products. For instance, in May 2017, Ansell launched MICRO-TOUCH DENTA-GLOVE SERIES, a portfolio of dental examination gloves. All products in this series are certified for use in oral examinations for patient safety and peace of mind and are designed with the most advanced film technologies to meet the unique and demanding needs of the dental profession.

Table of Contents


    1. 1.1 Study Deliverables

    2. 1.2 Study Assumptions

    3. 1.3 Scope of the Study




    1. 4.1 Market Drivers

    2. 4.2 Market Restraints

    3. 4.3 Value Chain Chain Analysis

    4. 4.4 Porters Five Force Analysis

      1. 4.4.1 Threat of New Entrants

      2. 4.4.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers/Consumers

      3. 4.4.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers

      4. 4.4.4 Threat of Substitute Products

      5. 4.4.5 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry


    1. 5.1 Material Type

      1. 5.1.1 Latex

      2. 5.1.2 Nitrile

      3. 5.1.3 HPPE

      4. 5.1.4 Others

    2. 5.2 Product Type

      1. 5.2.1 Re-usable gloves

      2. 5.2.2 Disposable gloves

    3. 5.3 Application

      1. 5.3.1 Food & beverages

      2. 5.3.2 Construction

      3. 5.3.3 Healthcare

      4. 5.3.4 Oil & gas

      5. 5.3.5 Automotive & Transportation

      6. 5.3.6 Others

    4. 5.4 Geography

      1. 5.4.1 North America

        1. United States

        2. Canada

        3. Mexico

        4. Rest of North America

      2. 5.4.2 Europe

        1. Spain

        2. United Kingdom

        3. Germany

        4. France

        5. Italy

        6. Russia

        7. Rest of Europe

      3. 5.4.3 Asia-Pacific

        1. China

        2. Japan

        3. India

        4. Australia

        5. Rest of Asia-Pacific

      4. 5.4.4 Rest of the World

        1. South America

        2. Middle-East and Africa


    1. 6.1 Most Active Companies

    2. 6.2 Most Adopted Strategies

    3. 6.3 Market Position Analysis

    4. 6.4 Company Profiles

      1. 6.4.1 3M Corporation

      2. 6.4.2 Ansell Limited

      3. 6.4.3 Hartalega Holdings Bhd

      4. 6.4.4 Honeywell International Inc

      5. 6.4.5 Kossan Rubber Industries Bhd

      6. 6.4.6 Marvel Glove Industries

      7. 6.4.7 Rubberex (M) Sdn.

      8. 6.4.8 SHOWA Corporation

      9. 6.4.9 Southern Gloves Inc

      10. 6.4.10 Superior Glove Works Ltd

      11. 6.4.11 Top Glove Corporation Berhad

      12. 6.4.12 Towa Corporation


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Frequently Asked Questions

The Industrial Safety Gloves Market market is studied from 2016 - 2026.

The Industrial Safety Gloves Market is growing at a CAGR of 4.17% over the next 5 years.

Asia Pacific is growing at the highest CAGR over 2021- 2026.

Europe holds highest share in 2020.

3M Corporation, Ansell Limited, Hartalega Holdings Bhd, Honeywell International Inc, Top Glove Corporation Berhad are the major companies operating in Industrial Safety Gloves Market.

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