Strict Enforcement of Occupational Safety Standards Drives Sales of Hearing Protection Devices, According to a New Report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc.

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GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Hearing Protection Devices. The global market for Hearing Protection Devices is projected to reach US$714 million by 2020, driven by the strict enforcement of occupational safety standards.

Hearing Protection Devices: A Global Strategic Business Report

Follow us on LinkedIn – Hearing protection devices are personal protective equipment worn outside or inside the ear for protection against prolonged exposure to loud noise. The market is driven by the legislation of stringent worker safety regulations worldwide. Noise induced hearing loss is a major occupational hazard in heavy industrial, manufacturing and construction environments. Other activities which require hearing protection include work with metal presses, pneumatic drills, turbines, and pipe-driving work, among others. The global market is poised to benefit from the rising levels of employment in the construction, manufacturing and oil and gas industries, and development of high performance safety devices. Against this backdrop, demand for specialized ear protective wear is expected to grow strongly in the coming years.

Manufacturers are investing resources in product R&D projects to develop new materials and designs that provide a balanced mix of both protection and user comfort. Growing in prominence are earmuffs and earplugs that can be attached to industrial safety helmets. Custom molded ear plugs dominate the market, largely due to the comfort benefits offered to users. Among the recent advancements is the integration of speech enhancement technology into noise suppression technologies for use by workers operating in extreme working environments. Active noise reduction is another technology of particular aid to workers exposed to constant levels of low-frequency yet dangerous levels of noise.

As stated by the new market research report on Hearing Protection Devices, the United States represents the single largest market worldwide. With a projected CAGR of 6.2% over the analysis period, Asia-Pacific is forecast to emerge as the fastest growing market. Growth in the region is led by rapid industrialization and rising manufacturing and construction activity.

Key players covered in the report include 3M Company, ADCO Hearing Products Inc., Centurion Safety Products Limited, Moldex-Metric Inc., MSA Safety, Oy Silenta Electronics Ltd., Phonak AG, Sperian Protection, and Starkey Laboratories Inc., among others.

The research report titled “Hearing Protection Devices: A Global Strategic Business report” announced by Global Industry Analysts, Inc., provides a comprehensive review of market trends, growth drivers, service innovations and launches, and strategic industry activities of major companies worldwide. The report provides market estimates and projections for all major geographic markets including the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America Markets.

For more details about this comprehensive market research report, please click here.

About Global Industry Analysts, Inc.
Global Industry Analysts, Inc., (GIA) is a leading publisher of off-the-shelf market research. Founded in 1987, the company currently employs over 800 people worldwide. Annually, GIA publishes 1500+ full-scale research reports and analyzes 40,000+ market and technology trends while monitoring more than 126,000 Companies worldwide. Serving over 9500 clients in 27 countries, GIA is recognized today, as one of the world's largest and reputed market research firms.

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