Asia Pacific Excluding Japan is expected to emerge as t […]
Asia Pacific Excluding Japan is expected to emerge as the largest region in the global functional workwear apparel
market. Owing to the growth in manufacturing sector, the rise in the new employment opportunities and growth in the
service sector are some of the factors driving the functional workwear apparel market.
Incorporation of aerodynamic features for sport activities such as skiing, cycling and swimming is further expected
to impact growth of the global functional workwear apparel market. These factors are expected to contribute towards
growth of the global functional workwear apparel market significantly during the forecast period.
The service sector is expected to emerge as one of the largest buyers of the functional workwear apparel. By the
end of 2026, the service sector is estimated to exceed US$ 300 million revenue.
Compared to the natural fiber, synthetic fiber is expected to account for maximum revenue share by the end of 2017.
Synthetic fiber is projected to bring in nearly US$ 600 million revenue by 2026 end.
Europe is also expected to witness growth in the functional workwear apparel. Manufacturers are focusing are
increasingly investing in the research and development in terms of fabric innovation and using advanced materials,
enabling functionalities such as water resistance, durability, and maintaining body temperature.
Uniforms are expected to be one of the top-selling functional workwear apparel during the forecast period 2017-
2026. Uniforms are estimated to bring in more than US$ 300 million revenue by the end of 2026.
Functional workwear apparel are also increasingly witnessing significant demand in the sports industry bound to
growing need for boost in performance.