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Published on : Jul 20, 2016

Industrial gloves are used across diverse industries to ensure the safety of employees and maintain the sanitary conditions of the workplace. They are considered as a vital commodity in different industries such as food, healthcare, and chemicals. Use of industrial gloves helps the workers to protect their hand against heat, cold, microbes, infections, and damage by friction. Companies across the globe are compelling the workers to use industrial gloves, which is projected to fuel the growth of the global industrial gloves market in the next few years. Industrial gloves are majorly made up of natural materials or synthetic materials.

There are several types of industrial gloves made available in the global market. The type of gloves depends on the occupational environment, duration of the job, and the contaminations that are related to the job profile. Some of the key types of industrial gloves are listed as below:

  • Chemical and Liquid-Proof Gloves
  • Water-proof Gloves
  • Latex Gloves
  • Heavy-duty Safety Gloves
  • Polyvinyl Chloride-coated Gloves
  • Disposable Gloves
  • Cut-resistant Gloves
  • Chemical safe Gloves

The stringent rules and regulations by the governments regarding the use of industrial gloves are projected to bolster the growth of the industrial gloves market across the globe. In addition, the growing concerns regarding hygiene and healthcare are estimated to augment the growth of the market in the next few years. However, the growing prices of raw materials are estimated to curtail the growth of the overall market in the coming few years. Moreover, the rising currency fluctuations are projected to impact the growth of the market in the near future.

The growing demand for industrial gloves in diverse industries has attracted several players to enter the market and create a niche for themselves in the next few years. Some of the prominent players operating in the global market for industrial gloves are Supermax, Bacou-Dalloz, Inc., Hartalega, Smart Glove, Protective Industrial Products, Kossan, Adventa, BSF Coated Products, Latexx, Top Glove, Riverstone Resources, Liberty Glove and Safety, Inc., and WRP World. In the next few years, several players are expected to compete in the market and intensify the competitive scenario of the overall market.