The global anti-fatigue mats market size was worth USD 1.5 billion in the year 2018. The rise in lower limb and foot problems among people who work by standing for long hours is attributing to the growth of anti-fatigue mats. These mats are capable of observing socks during walking, thereby, reducing foot fatigue. Different commercial operations require people to work for a long hour in a standing position that results in foot problems, low blood circulation, joint pains, and other problems. To reduce the adverse effect on employees, organizations use custom-made anti-fatigue mats.
It has been observed that average working duration has increased in the recent past in the corporate and manufacturing sectors. Employees are more focused on achieving goals as demanded by companies. Developed countries such as Germany, U.K, and France are witnessing a trend of a sit-stand desk, which, in turn, is projected to supplement the growth of this segment.
The demand for safety equipment has increased considerably at the workplace to reduce the various accidents. Different regulatory bodies further mandate the use of safety devices. Manufacturing companies are installing safety equipment to prevent accidents and ensure employees’ safety. This factor is estimated to proliferate the demand for the anti-fatigue mats over the forecast period.
Owing to the complex nature of the work structure, the number of physical issues for employees is increasing considerably. Various workplaces such as banking and hotels require staff to stand for a prolonged period. Anti-fatigue mats are installed in such places as they provide convenience to employees who work in standing positions. Various other places such as a bathroom, garages, laundry, and home offices are also installing these products, thus, bolstering the demand for products.
Anti-Fatigue Mats Market Report Scope and Segmentation
|UNIT||Value (USD Million/Billion)|
|BY REGION||North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa|
Among different applications, the industrial application segment accounted for USD 777.0 million in the year 2018. Prolong standing working time results in various health issues such as foot problems, circulatory diseases, and joint pain. Owing to this, a large number of manufacturing units are installing snit-fatigue mats, thereby, strengthening the product demand.
On the other hand, the commercial application segment is estimated to witness the highest growth rate with an expected CAGR of 5.6% over the forecast period. Further, key players are focusing on introducing new products in the market. For example, U.K based “First Mats” introduced cater step red nitrile mats in July 2019. This mat has oil and grease resistance features and it has been particularly designed for commercial kitchens. Thus, the introduction of such innovative products is likely to drive the product demand from 2019 to 2025.
Distribution Channel Insights
Among different distribution channels, the offline segment dominated the sales with USD 1.2 billion in revenue in 2018. Supermarkets and local stores are being highly preferred sales channels as they offer physical verification features of products. Additionally, these stores offer discount offers on bulk purchasing. Further, these sales channels provide after-sales support to their clients where clients can easily seek help if any issues are surfaced in the products.
On the other hand, the online distribution channel is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of 5.5% over the forecast period. Various promotional offers provided by e-commerce retailers is augmenting sales through these channels. Further, cashback facilities and membership benefits attract a huge number of customers. Owing to the ease of product selection, various manufacturing units prefer to buy products in bulk through online sales channels. Leading B2B online platforms are Amazon, Alibaba, and IndiaMart that offer lucrative discounts on bulk purchasing.
North America held the highest market share with over 35.0% in 2018. The presence of a large number of manufacturing units and corporate units coupled with the strict imposition of safety norms is driving regional growth. Further, increasing investment in healthcare in the U.S is leading to the growing penetration of anti-fatigue mats. Additionally, growing health problems such as joint pain and limb issues are encouraging consumers to opt for these products, thereby, supplementing the growth of the anti-fatigue mat market.
The Asia Pacific, on the other hand, is likely to ascend with a CAGR of 6.1% over the forecast period. Rapidly increasing manufacturing units in countries such as India and China is driving the demand for anti-fatigue mats in the region. Furthermore, rising per capita income is leading to a rise in spending on healthcare, which, in turn, is projected to offer a lucrative growth opportunity for market growth.
Anti-fatigue Mats Market Share Insights
Key players in the market include 3M, Wearwell, COBA Europe Ltd, SmartCells USA, Smart Step Flooring, NoTrax, M+A Matting, and Mountville Mills, Inc. among others. These companies are focusing on various strategic initiatives such as new product launches, mergers & acquisitions, and expanding their business presence. For example, “SATECH Inc.” introduced a line of the anti-fatigue mat with a stylish weave surface. These mats can easily counter bottoming out when the load is applied and rebound whenever weight shifts, thereby, providing greater stability and comfort.
|The base year for estimation||2021|
|Actual estimates/Historical data||2017 – 2021|
|Forecast period||2022 – 2030|
|Market representation||Revenue in USD Million and CAGR from 2019 to 2025|
|Regional scope||North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Central & South America, and Middle East & Africa|
|Country scope||U.S., U.K., Germany, India, China, Brazil, and South Africa|
|Report coverage||Revenue forecast, company share, competitive landscape, and growth factors and trends|
|15% free customization scope (equivalent to 5 analyst working days)||If you need specific information, which is not currently within the scope of the report, we will provide it to you as a part of the customization|
Segments Covered in the Report
This report forecasts revenue growth at global, regional, and country levels, and provides an analysis of the latest industry trends in each of the sub-segments from 2015 to 2025. For the purpose of this study, Million Insights has segmented the global anti-fatigue mats market report on the basis of application, distribution channel, and region:
• Application Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2015 – 2025)
• Distribution Channel Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2015 – 2025)
• Regional Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2015 – 2025)
• North America
• the Asia Pacific
• Central & South America
• Middle East & Africa
• South Africa