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Construction and Manufacturing Sectors in the Emerging Economies Set to Drive Market Growth
This research service provides a detailed analysis of the above the neck personal protective equipment (PPE) market in the Asia-Pacific region. The study period is 2009 to 2017. The scope of the study covers three product segments—head protection, eye and face protection, and hearing protection. The study provides detailed insights into these product segments in terms of trends, revenues, and forecasts. Country analysis and end user analysis are provided in the study at the total market level. Product and technology trends are covered and key market drivers and restraints are described. Key competitive factors are identified and profiles of the top market participants are provided.
The size of the above neck personal protective equipment (PPE) market in Asia-Pacific (APAC) in 2012 was $X'million, with Australia and New Zealand (ANZ) accounting for $X'million region and Southeast Asia (SEA) contributing $X? million.
The PPE market in the Asia-Pacific region grew at a rate of X?% in 2012. Growth is expected to pick up due to increased activity in manufacturing industries, such as oil and gas, the presence of multi-national corporations, as well as increasing awareness among end users. The projected compound annual growth rate (CAGR) isX?% from 2012 to 2017.
The top three participants in APAC held X?% of the market revenue. Local companies, with unbranded products, constituted X?% of the market share revenue.
Growing economies, safety regulations, large labor force, and fashion and ergonomics are likely to emerge as the most important market drivers.
The large unorganized sector, lack of compliance and knowledge, and intense price pressure are projected to be the primary restraints for the market.
Level of Compliance
The level of compliance varies significantly across end-user sectors and by regions. Compliance is much higher in Australia and New Zealand, as compared to the Southeast Asian countries. Among the Southeast Asian countries under consideration, Singapore and Malaysia have the highest compliance rates. Compliance also varies, depending on the end user industry. The mining industry, in general, has a high compliance rate of up to X?% for the ANZ region. Manufacturing and construction end user industries have compliance rates as low as X?%– %in some countries of the SEA region.
End-user Sectors’ Share and Growth Rates
For the purpose of this study, the mining, manufacturing, utilities, and construction sectors have been considered. The manufacturing sector dominated the market in 2012 with X?% in revenue share. The construction and mining sectors had revenue shares of X?% and X?%, respectively.
1. The APAC PPE market is highly price sensitive and it is important for the industry participants to price their products competitively, in order to retain and gain customers.
2. It is important for manufacturers to form strong relationships with a network of distributors in APAC.
3. Head protection products are expected to witness high demand in APAC due to strong growth in manufacturing and construction in SE Asia.
4. Strong customer service and training programs are necessary to ensure customer loyalty.
5. Hearing protection segment is likely to post the fastest growth in the ANZ region.
Key Questions This Study Will Answer
How is the overall market performing and what is its anticipated trajectory and growth rate in future?
How does market performance vary according to geographical region?
What steps are existing competitors taking to address challenges in this market?
How is the market structure going to vary over time? Is it ripe for acquisitions?
Are the products offered meeting customer needs and what developments are taking place with respect to product design?
Are the vendors participating in this market self-sufficient or do they require partnerships and collaborations to expand their businesses?
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