June 06, 2012 04:08 ET

Market Research Forecasts the Thermally Protective Garment Industry at $2.8 Billion by 2016

ROCKVILLE, MD--(Marketwire - Jun 6, 2012) - has announced the addition of the new report "Top Ten Companies in Advanced Thermal Protective Gear and Clothing," to their collection of Personal Protective Equipment market reports. For more information, visit

The value of the thermally protective garment industry in the U.S. was $2.1 billion in 2010 and $2.3 billion in 2011. This figure is projected to reach $2.8 billion in 2016 yielding a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.6% between 2011 and 2016.

The ancillary (respirators and gloves) segment within the U.S. was $1.5 billion in 2010 and $1.7 billion in 2011. The projected estimate for 2016 is $2.1 billion given a CAGR of 4.6% between 2011 and 2016.

The thermally protective apparel segment in the U.S. was $566 million in 2010 and $590 million in 2011. The segment should increase at a CAGR of 4.7% to reach $741 million in 2016.

For more information, visit

About is the leading provider of global market intelligence products and services. With research reports from more than 720 top consulting and advisory firms, offers instant online access to the world's most extensive database of expert insights on global industries, companies, products, and trends. Moreover,'s Research Specialists have in-depth knowledge of the publishers and the various types of reports in their respective industries and are ready to provide research assistance. For more information, call Veronica Franco at 240-747-3016 or visit

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Veronica Franco
    Email Contact