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Fire-Resistant Fabrics Market Research Report Information by Material (Cotton, Nylon, Aramid, Polyesters, and Others), By Application Type (Protective Wear, Upholstery, Tents and Coverings, Curtains and Drapes, and Others), By Processing Method (Woven, Non-woven, Knitted), And By Region (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, And Rest Of The World) – Market Forecast Till 2030


ID: MRFR/CnM/4002-HCR | 139 Pages | Author: Priya Nagrale| May 2024

Global Fire-Resistant Fabrics Market Overview


The Fire-Resistant Fabrics Market Size was valued at USD 3.5 Billion in 2022. The Fire-Resistant Fabrics market industry is projected to grow from USD 4.1 Billion in 2023 to USD 7.3 Billion by 2030, exhibiting a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 8.1% during the forecast period (2023 - 2030). Fire-resistant fabrics are materials that have been designed to beat traditional materials with regards to imperviousness to fire, either using flame-resistant strands or substance treatment. When presented with fire, the fiber enlarges and becomes thicker, creating a defensive hindrance between the fire source and the skin. In the medium term, the market is being driven by the rising interest for heatproof textures in private and business goods, requesting modern guidelines for textures, and expanded requests from South America's mining industry. Fast improvement in the BRICS nations is supposed to set out open doors over the projection period.


Fire-Resistant Fabrics Market Overview


Source: Secondary Research, Primary Research, MRFR Database, and Analyst Review


Fire Resistant Fabrics Market Trends




  • The growing regulation on work safety coupled with the increasing adoption in the industrial sector is the major factor.




Modern defensive apparel is a significant application for heatproof textures. Defensive apparel is utilized in key end-use businesses like synthetic compounds, development, and oil and gas. Among these ventures, significant interest has been recorded in the oil and gas area. Unsafe working circumstances require the utilization of heatproof dress in the business. The businesses have shown expanded worry over the security of their representatives because of the guidelines basically and the covered-up and coordinated expenses related to a mishap in the work environment. These variables have expanded the interest in heatproof textures generally, which will keep on developing as creating economies begin controlling security gear in their homegrown modern area. 


Additionally, the ongoing business sector request is focused on heat-proof textures that are savvy and satisfy the base guidelines or guidelines commanded in the locale. With changing nature of utilizations, clients request more capacities separated from imperviousness to fire. Clients are turning out to be more centered around multi-useful heatproof defensive dress serving more than one capacity. For the most part, a heatproof dress is fireproof yet may not give satisfactory (or any) assurance against mechanical perils. Be that as it may, enterprises like oil and gas and substance might represent various risks all at once. In such circumstances, laborers and administrators need a multi-utilitarian defensive dress. Changing conditions in the guard area likewise request extra solace in the defensive suits through expanded adaptability, decreased weight, and joining of cooling advances like PCM (stage change materials) in suits.


Fire Resistant Fabrics Market Segment Insights


Fire Resistant Fabrics Material Insights


The Fire-Resistant Fabrics market segmentation, based on Material, includes cotton, nylon, aramid, and polyester. The material or apparel market segment holds the largest fire market share. The nylon material segment is expected to grow the fastest in the market from 2022 to 2027. The growth can be because this material is due to its resistance to high heat and durability compared to cotton and polyester materials further nylon’s growing demand mainly by many industries, fire companies, defense, and the government is contributing to this segment’s growth. 


Fire Resistant Fabrics Application Type Insights


Based on Application type, the Fire-Resistant Fabrics market segmentation includes protective wear, upholstery, tents and coverings, curtains and drapes, and others. The protective wear segment is expected to hold a larger share as compared to other segments. Flame-resistant and retardant fabrics are being widely used in the production of industrial protective apparel to establish a stable and passive barrier for workers exposed to high temperatures. This provides great safety against temperature extremes and direct flame contact for the user, boosting its appeal among professionals and fueling demand.


Fire Resistant Fabrics Processing Method Insights


Based on Processing Method, the Fire Resistant Fabrics market segmentation includes Woven, non-woven, and knitted based the segmentations depending on the processing method. The knitted-based segment is expected to grow the fastest in the fire-retardant fabric market from 2022 to 2027. Knit is a cool, permeable fabric, but woven is thicker and more wind resistant. Knit fabric has a lower labor cost of manufacture than woven fabric since it is made from a single yarn. In addition, the knit fabric resists wrinkles, whereas woven fabric holds creases effectively. Furthermore, woven cloth frays easily and requires more finishing than knit fabric.


Figure 2:  Fire Resistant Fabrics Market, by Processing Method, 2023 & 2030 (USD Billion)


Fire Resistant Fabrics Market, by Processing Method


Source: Secondary Research, Primary Research, MRFR Database, and Analyst Review


Fire Resistant Fabrics Regional Insights


By region, the study provides market insights into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and the Rest of the World. Asia Pacific holds a significant portion of the market and is supposed to be the quickest developing area with an uplifting CAGR. Developing urbanization and globalization in emerging countries are principally driving the development of the heatproof textures market. Besides, the thriving development and the oil and gas industry in nations, like India and China, are expanding the interest in heatproof textures which, thusly, is pushing the market development.


Figure 3:  FIRE RESISTANT FABRICS MARKET SHARE BY REGION 2023 (%)


FIRE RESISTANT FABRICS MARKET SHARE BY REGION


Source: Secondary Research, Primary Research, MRFR Database, and Analyst Review


North America is one more prevailing district in the Fire-Resistant Fabrics Market, showing a high CAGR. The developing reception of heat-proof textures in the created end-client ventures is significantly driving the development of the market. Also, the developing oil and gas exercises in the area combined with created transportation area is further adding to the development. The developing mechanical progressions in the locale and the rising examination and improvement exercises for the creation of climate-well-disposed heat-proof textures are expected to influence the market development emphatically.


The European market becoming fundamental because of the created medical care and firefighting industry. The presence of the greatest fabricates of heatproof textures combined with the developing work well-being concerns has expanded the development of the Fire Resistant Fabrics Market. The key nations crediting to this development are Germany, Italy, France, and the U.K. among others.


Fire Resistant Fabrics Key Market Players & Competitive Insights


Major market players are spending a lot of money on R&D to increase their product lines, which will help the Fire-Resistant Fabrics market grow even more. Market participants are also taking a range of strategic initiatives to grow their worldwide footprint, with key market developments such as new product launches, contractual agreements, mergers and acquisitions, increased investments, and collaboration with other organizations. Competitors in the Fire Resistant Fabrics industry must offer cost-effective items to expand and survive in an increasingly competitive and rising market environment.


The major market players are investing a lot of money in R&D to expand their product lines, which will spur further market growth for Fire Resistant Fabrics. With significant market development like new product releases, contractual agreements, mergers and acquisitions, increased investments, and collaboration with other organizations, market participants are also undertaking various strategic activities to expand their presence. To grow and thrive in a market climate that is becoming more competitive and growing, competitors in the Fire Resistant Fabrics industry must offer affordable products.


Manufacturing locally to cut operating costs is one of the main business tactics manufacturers use in the Fire Resistant Fabrics industry to benefit customers and expand the market sector. The Fire Resistant Fabrics market has recently given medicine some of the most important advantages. Major Fire Resistant Fabrics market players, including E.I. DuPont De Nemours and Company (U.S.), Kaneka Corporation (Japan), PBI Performance Products Inc. (U.S.), Royal TenCate N.V. (Netherlands), and others, are attempting to increase market demand by funding R&D initiatives.


DuPont (also known as DuPont de Nemours) is a company specializing in technology-based materials, ingredients, and solutions. It operates through three segments: Electronics and Industrial; Water and Protection; and Corporate and Other. The Electronics and Industrial segment supply differentiated materials and component solutions for consumer electronics, including mobile devices, television monitors, and others


Also, TenCate focuses on the growing demand for the protection of people and their living and working environments. The end markets in which TenCate operates are mobility, infrastructure, water management, defense, personal protection, sport, and leisure. TenCate is a multinational company that combines textile technology with related chemical processes. We develop and produce specialist materials with specific properties.


Key Companies in the Fire Resistant Fabrics market include



  • I. DuPont De Nemours and Company (U.S.)


  • Kaneka Corporation (Japan)

  • PBI Performance Products Inc. (U.S.)

  • Royal TenCate N.V. (Netherlands)

  • Teijin Ltd. (Japan)

  • Westex By Milliken (U.S.)

  • Gun EI Chemical Industry Co., Ltd. (Japan)


  • Huntsman Corporation (U.S.)

  • Lenzing Ag (Austria)

  • Solvay S.A. (Belgium)

  • L. Gore Associates Inc. (U.S.)


Fire Resistant Fabrics Industry Developments


In April 2020, DuPont has begun a program named TyvekTogether where they presented a new particular Tyvek texture for the medical services laborers. This program was begun to help the world battle what is going on by giving defensive articles of clothing.


August 2021, As a component of the organization's obligation to create items that satisfy the most elevated defensive guidelines, Carrington Textiles has been conceded RU status for six of its fire-resistant textures in the classification of "fire-safe dress for the security of modern staff against brief term warm openings from fire." Having UL endorsement for these fabulous heatproof textures empowers us to focus on the North American market with items that give outstanding well-being to the wearer for which Carrington Textiles is prestigious.


Fire Resistant Fabrics Market Segmentation


Fire Resistant Material Outlook



Fire Resistant Fabrics Application Type Outlook



  • Protective Wear

  • Upholstery

  • Tents and Coverings

  • Curtains and Drapes

  • Others


Fire Resistant Fabrics Processing Method Outlook



  • Woven

  • Non-woven

  • Knitted


Fire Resistant Fabrics Regional Outlook



  • North America

    • US

    • Canada



  • Europe

    • Germany

    • France

    • UK

    • Italy

    • Spain

    • Rest of Europe



  • Asia-Pacific

    • China

    • Japan

    • India

    • Australia

    • South Korea

    • Australia

    • Rest of Asia-Pacific



  • Rest of the World

    • Middle East

    • Africa

    • Latin America



Report Attribute/Metric Details
Market Size 2022 USD 3.5 Billion
Market Size 2023 USD 4.1 Billion
Market Size 2030 USD 7.3 Billion
Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) 8.1% (2023-2030)
Base Year 2023
Market Forecast Period 2023-2030
Historical Data 2018 & 2020
Market Forecast Units Value (USD Billion)
Report Coverage Revenue Forecast, Market Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Trends
Segments Covered Material, Application type,  Processing Method, and Region
Geographies Covered North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and the Rest of the World
Countries Covered The U.S, Canada, Germany, France, the UK, Italy, Spain, China, Japan, India, Australia, South Korea, and Brazil
Key Companies Profiled E.I. DuPont De Nemours and Company (U.S.), Kaneka Corporation (Japan), PBI Performance Products Inc. (U.S.), Royal TenCate N.V. (Netherlands), Teijin Ltd. (Japan), Westex By Milliken (U.S.), Gun EI Chemical Industry Co., Ltd. (Japan), Huntsman Corporation (U.S.), Lenzing AG (Austria), Solvay S.A. (Belgium), W. L. Gore Associates Inc. (U.S.), and others.
Key Market Opportunities The development of environment-friendly fire-resistant fabrics, with low toxicity, and smoke, is anticipated to be the major opportunity for investment over the forecast years.
Key Market Dynamics The growing regulation on work safety coupled with the increasing adoption in the industrial sector is the major factor.


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The Fire-Resistant Fabrics market size was valued at USD 3.5 Billion in 2022.

The Fire-Resistant Fabrics market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 8.1% during the forecast period, 2023-2030.

Asia Pacific had the largest share of the Fire-Resistant Fabrics market.

The key players in the Fire-Resistant Fabrics market are E.I. DuPont De Nemours and Company (U.S.), Kaneka Corporation (Japan), PBI Performance Products Inc. (U.S.), Royal TenCate N.V. (Netherlands), Teijin Ltd. (Japan), Westex Milliken (U.S.), Gun EI Chemical Industry Co., Ltd. (Japan), Huntsman Corporation (U.S.), Lenzing AG (Austria), Solvay S.A. (Belgium), W. L. Gore Associates Inc. (U.S.), and others.

The nylon categories dominated the Fire-Resistant Fabrics market in 2023.

Protective wear had the largest share in the market for Fire Resistant Fabrics.

Fire Resistant Fabrics Market

Fire Resistant Fabrics Market is projected to be worth USD 7.3 Billion by 2030, registering a CAGR of 8.1% during the forecast period (2022 - 2030).

Segmentation
By Type Treated Fire Resistant Fabrics
by Application Apparel
By End-User Industry Oil & Gas Building & Construction Defense
Key Players
Companies Profiled   E.I. DuPont De Nemours and Company (U.S.)    Kaneka Corporation (Japan)    PBI Performance Products Inc. (U.S.)    Royal TenCate N.V. (Netherlands)    Teijin Ltd. (Japan)    Westex By Milliken (U.S.)    Gun EI Chemical Industry Co. Ltd. (Japan)    Huntsman Corporation (U.S.)    Lenzing AG (Austria)    Solvay S.A. (Belgium)    W. L. Gore Associates Inc. (U.S.)
Drivers
Market Driving Forces    The growing regulation on work safety coupled with the increasing adoption in the industrial sector are the major factors
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