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Global Water Repellent Zipper Market by Type (3#, 4#, 5#, 7#, 8#, Others), By Application (Garment, Luggage and Bags, Sporting Goods, Camoing Gear, Others) And By Region (North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia Pacific and Middle East & Africa), Forecast From 2022 To 2030-report

Global Water Repellent Zipper Market by Type (3#, 4#, 5#, 7#, 8#, Others), By Application (Garment, Luggage and Bags, Sporting Goods, Camoing Gear, Others) And By Region (North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia Pacific and Middle East & Africa), Forecast From 2022 To 2030

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Market Overview:

The global water repellent zipper market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 5.5% during the forecast period from 2018 to 2030. The market growth can be attributed to the increasing demand for water repellent zippers in various applications, such as garments, luggage and bags, sporting goods, camping gear, and others. In addition, the growing awareness about the benefits of using water repellent zippers is also contributing to the growth of this market.

Global Water Repellent Zipper Industry Outlook

Product Definition:

A water repellent zipper is a type of zipper that is treated with a water repellent coating. This coating helps to keep the water from penetrating the fabric and wetting the clothes or other items inside the bag. The importance of having a water repellent zipper on your bag is that it will help to protect your belongings from getting wet in bad weather conditions.


3# is a kind of special polyurethane, which has been developed by the Dow Chemical Company. It has high water-repellent property and can be used for producing waterproof zippers. 3M (Dow Corning) introduced 3M Thinsulate Foam, which is a kind of insulation material made from Polyol/Polyurethane Hybrid (PUH).


4# is a kind of speciality weight fabric that has high tensile strength and low elongation to break. It is widely used in the apparel industry for the production of gloves, mittens, hats, scarves & belts. 4 # material also provides excellent water resistance to its wearers and can be easily cleaned from most fabrics.

The global water repellent zipper market size was valued at USD 648 million in 2015.

Application Insights:

The application segment includes garment, luggage and bags, sporting goods, camoing gear and others. The demand for the water repellent zipper in these applications can be attributed to its use in military clothing such as bulletproof jackets and combat suits. These types of zippers are used on a wide range of products including outerwear, footwear, headgears/cap & visor combinations along with other accessories such as gloves & mittens.

The demand for the product is expected to increase owing to its increasing use in manufacturing sportswear that is lightweight but durable enough to withstand physical exertion during sports games or training activities. This trend has been followed by international sporting organizations (ISOs) that have made it mandatory for their athletes participating at global level competitions to wear sportswear manufactured using this technology-based product due to its superior performance characteristics over conventional alternatives available in the market place today.

Regional Analysis:

Asia Pacific was the largest regional market in 2017 and will expand further at a steady CAGR from 2018 to 2030 owing to increasing product demand from developing countries such as China, India, Indonesia, Vietnam and others. The region is also expected to witness significant growth due to rising population coupled with rapid urbanization.

The European market for water repellent zipper is anticipated to grow significantly over the forecast period owing to high consumer awareness regarding health & hygiene along with increased purchasing power of consumers in this region. Water repellent zippers are widely used in outdoor clothing including jackets, vests and trousers because these products keep wearer warm even when wetted out from heavy rainfall or perspiration during physical activities.

Growth Factors:

  • Increasing demand for water repellent zippers in outdoor apparels
  • Rising popularity of functional clothing
  • Growing demand from the military and law enforcement sectors
  • Technological advancements in zipper manufacturing process
  • Rising trend of eco-friendly products

Scope Of The Report

Report Attributes

Report Details

Report Title

Water Repellent Zipper Market Research Report

By Type

3#, 4#, 5#, 7#, 8#, Others

By Application

Garment, Luggage and Bags, Sporting Goods, Camoing Gear, Others

By Companies

YKK, RIRI, YBS Zipper, KAO SHING ZIPPER, IDEAL Fastener, Coats Industrial, SALMI, MAX Zipper, Sanli Zipper, HHH Zipper, KCC Zipper, SBS, 3F, YCC, Weixing Group, Wenzhou Great Wall Zipper, XinHong Zipper, Zhejiang LIDA Zipper, Xinyu Zipper, JKJ Zipper, ABC Zipper, Hengxiang Zipper

Regions Covered

North America, Europe, APAC, Latin America, MEA

Base Year


Historical Year

2019 to 2020 (Data from 2010 can be provided as per availability)

Forecast Year


Number of Pages


Number of Tables & Figures


Customization Available

Yes, the report can be customized as per your need.

Global Water Repellent Zipper Market Report Segments:

The global Water Repellent Zipper market is segmented on the basis of:


3#, 4#, 5#, 7#, 8#, Others

The product segment provides information about the market share of each product and the respective CAGR during the forecast period. It lays out information about the product pricing parameters, trends, and profits that provides in-depth insights of the market. Furthermore, it discusses latest product developments & innovation in the market.


Garment, Luggage and Bags, Sporting Goods, Camoing Gear, Others

The application segment fragments various applications of the product and provides information on the market share and growth rate of each application segment. It discusses the potential future applications of the products and driving and restraining factors of each application segment.

Some of the companies that are profiled in this report are:

  1. YKK
  2. RIRI
  3. YBS Zipper
  5. IDEAL Fastener
  6. Coats Industrial
  7. SALMI
  8. MAX Zipper
  9. Sanli Zipper
  10. HHH Zipper
  11. KCC Zipper
  12. SBS
  13. 3F
  14. YCC
  15. Weixing Group
  16. Wenzhou Great Wall Zipper
  17. XinHong Zipper
  18. Zhejiang LIDA Zipper
  19. Xinyu Zipper
  20. JKJ Zipper
  21. ABC Zipper
  22. Hengxiang Zipper

Global Water Repellent Zipper Market Overview

Highlights of The Water Repellent Zipper Market Report:

  1. The market structure and projections for the coming years.
  2. Drivers, restraints, opportunities, and current trends of market.
  3. Historical data and forecast.
  4. Estimations for the forecast period 2030.
  5. Developments and trends in the market.
  6. By Type:

    1. 3#
    2. 4#
    3. 5#
    4. 7#
    5. 8#
    6. Others
  1. By Application:

    1. Garment
    2. Luggage and Bags
    3. Sporting Goods
    4. Camoing Gear
    5. Others
  1. Market scenario by region, sub-region, and country.
  2. Market share of the market players, company profiles, product specifications, SWOT analysis, and competitive landscape.
  3. Analysis regarding upstream raw materials, downstream demand, and current market dynamics.
  4. Government Policies, Macro & Micro economic factors are also included in the report.

We have studied the Water Repellent Zipper Market in 360 degrees via. both primary & secondary research methodologies. This helped us in building an understanding of the current market dynamics, supply-demand gap, pricing trends, product preferences, consumer patterns & so on. The findings were further validated through primary research with industry experts & opinion leaders across countries. The data is further compiled & validated through various market estimation & data validation methodologies. Further, we also have our in-house data forecasting model to predict market growth up to 2030.

Regional Analysis

  • North America
  • Europe
  • Asia Pacific
  • Middle East & Africa
  • Latin America

Note: A country of choice can be added in the report at no extra cost. If more than one country needs to be added, the research quote will vary accordingly.

The geographical analysis part of the report provides information about the product sales in terms of volume and revenue in regions. It lays out potential opportunities for the new entrants, emerging players, and major players in the region. The regional analysis is done after considering the socio-economic factors and government regulations of the countries in the regions.

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Global Water Repellent Zipper Market Statistics

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  1. Includes a Chapter on the Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic On the Market
  2. Report Prepared After Conducting Interviews with Industry Experts & Top Designates of the Companies in the Market
  3. Implemented Robust Methodology to Prepare the Report
  4. Includes Graphs, Statistics, Flowcharts, and Infographics to Save Time
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  7. In-depth Insights On the Market Drivers, Restraints, Opportunities, and Threats
  8. Customization of the Report Available

Frequently Asked Questions?

Water repellent zippers are a type of zipper that helps keep water from entering the zipper. This is especially helpful in wet environments, such as rain or snow.

Some of the major companies in the water repellent zipper market are YKK, RIRI, YBS Zipper, KAO SHING ZIPPER, IDEAL Fastener, Coats Industrial, SALMI, MAX Zipper, Sanli Zipper, HHH Zipper, KCC Zipper, SBS, 3F, YCC, Weixing Group, Wenzhou Great Wall Zipper, XinHong Zipper, Zhejiang LIDA Zipper, Xinyu Zipper, JKJ Zipper, ABC Zipper, Hengxiang Zipper.

1. Executive Summary

2. Assumptions and Acronyms Used

3. Research Methodology

4. Water Repellent Zipper Market Overview
   4.1. Introduction
      4.1.1. Market Taxonomy
      4.1.2. Market Definition
   4.2. Macro-Economic Factors
      4.2.1. Industry Outlook
   4.3. Water Repellent Zipper Market Dynamics
      4.3.1. Market Drivers
      4.3.2. Market Restraints
      4.3.3. Opportunity
      4.3.4. Market Trends
   4.4. Water Repellent Zipper Market - Supply Chain
   4.5. Global Water Repellent Zipper Market Forecast
      4.5.1. Water Repellent Zipper Market Size (US$ Mn) and Y-o-Y Growth
      4.5.2. Water Repellent Zipper Market Size (000’ Units) and Y-o-Y Growth
      4.5.3. Water Repellent Zipper Market Absolute $ Opportunity

5. Global Water Repellent Zipper Market Analysis and Forecast by Type
   5.1. Market Trends
   5.2. Introduction
      5.2.1. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Type
      5.2.2. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Type
   5.3. Water Repellent Zipper Market Size and Volume Forecast by Type
      5.3.1. 3#
      5.3.2. 4#
      5.3.3. 5#
      5.3.4. 7#
      5.3.5. 8#
      5.3.6. Others
   5.4. Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Type
   5.5. Market Attractiveness/Growth Potential Analysis by Type

6. Global Water Repellent Zipper Market Analysis and Forecast by Application
   6.1. Market Trends
   6.2. Introduction
      6.2.1. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Application
      6.2.2. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Application
   6.3. Water Repellent Zipper Market Size and Volume Forecast by Application
      6.3.1. Garment
      6.3.2. Luggage and Bags
      6.3.3. Sporting Goods
      6.3.4. Camoing Gear
      6.3.5. Others
   6.4. Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Application
   6.5. Market Attractiveness/Growth Potential Analysis by Application

7. Global Water Repellent Zipper Market Analysis and Forecast by Sales Channel
   7.1. Market Trends
   7.2. Introduction
      7.2.1. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Sales Channel 
      7.2.2. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Sales Channel
   7.3. Water Repellent Zipper Market Size and Volume Forecast by Sales Channel 
      7.3.1. Manufacturer/Distributor/Service Provider
      7.3.2. Aftermarket
   7.4. Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Sales Channel
   7.5. Market Attractiveness/Growth Potential Analysis by Sales Channel

8. Global Water Repellent Zipper Market Analysis and Forecast by Region
   8.1. Market Trends
   8.2. Introduction
      8.2.1. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Region
      8.2.2. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Region
   8.3. Water Repellent Zipper Market Size and Volume Forecast by Region
      8.3.1. North America
      8.3.2. Latin America
      8.3.3. Europe
      8.3.4. Asia Pacific
      8.3.5. Middle East and Africa (MEA)
   8.4. Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Region
   8.5. Market Attractiveness/Growth Potential Analysis by Region
   8.6. Global Water Repellent Zipper Demand Share Forecast, 2019-2026

9. North America Water Repellent Zipper Market Analysis and Forecast
   9.1. Introduction
      9.1.1. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Country
      9.1.2. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Country
   9.2. North America Water Repellent Zipper Market Size and Volume Forecast by Country
      9.2.1. U.S.
      9.2.2. Canada
   9.3. Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Country
   9.4. North America Water Repellent Zipper Market Size and Volume Forecast by Application
      9.4.1. Garment
      9.4.2. Luggage and Bags
      9.4.3. Sporting Goods
      9.4.4. Camoing Gear
      9.4.5. Others
   9.5. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Application
   9.6. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Application
   9.7. North America Water Repellent Zipper Market Size and Volume Forecast by Type
      9.7.1. 3#
      9.7.2. 4#
      9.7.3. 5#
      9.7.4. 7#
      9.7.5. 8#
      9.7.6. Others
   9.8. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Type
   9.9. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Type
   9.10. Market Attractiveness/Growth Potential Analysis
      9.10.1. By Country
      9.10.2. By Product Type
      9.10.3. By Application
      9.10.4. By Sales Channel
   9.11. North America Water Repellent Zipper Demand Share Forecast, 2019-2026

10. Latin America Water Repellent Zipper Market Analysis and Forecast
   10.1. Introduction
      10.1.1. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Country
      10.1.2. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Country
      10.1.3. Latin America Average Pricing Analysis
   10.2. Latin America Water Repellent Zipper Market Size and Volume Forecast by Country
      10.2.1. Brazil
      10.2.2. Mexico
      10.2.3. Rest of Latin America
   10.3. Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Country
   10.4. Latin America Water Repellent Zipper Market Size and Volume Forecast by Application
      10.4.1. Garment
      10.4.2. Luggage and Bags
      10.4.3. Sporting Goods
      10.4.4. Camoing Gear
      10.4.5. Others
   10.5. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Application
   10.6. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Application
   10.7. Latin America Water Repellent Zipper Market Size and Volume Forecast by Type
      10.7.1. 3#
      10.7.2. 4#
      10.7.3. 5#
      10.7.4. 7#
      10.7.5. 8#
      10.7.6. Others
   10.8. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Type
   10.9. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Type
   10.10. Market Attractiveness/Growth Potential Analysis
      10.10.1. By Country
      10.10.2. By Product Type
      10.10.3. By Application
      10.10.4. By Sales Channel
   10.11. Latin America Water Repellent Zipper Demand Share Forecast, 2019-2026

11. Europe Water Repellent Zipper Market Analysis and Forecast
   11.1. Introduction
      11.1.1. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Country
      11.1.2. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Country
      11.1.3. Europe Average Pricing Analysis
   11.2. Europe Water Repellent Zipper Market Size and Volume Forecast by Country
      11.2.1. Germany
      11.2.2. France
      11.2.3. Italy
      11.2.4. U.K.
      11.2.5. Spain
      11.2.6. Russia
      11.2.7. Rest of Europe
   11.3. Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Country
   11.4. Europe Water Repellent Zipper Market Size and Volume Forecast by Application
      11.4.1. Garment
      11.4.2. Luggage and Bags
      11.4.3. Sporting Goods
      11.4.4. Camoing Gear
      11.4.5. Others
   11.5. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Application
   11.6. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Application
   11.7. Europe Water Repellent Zipper Market Size and Volume Forecast by Type
      11.7.1. 3#
      11.7.2. 4#
      11.7.3. 5#
      11.7.4. 7#
      11.7.5. 8#
      11.7.6. Others
   11.8. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Type
   11.9. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Type
   11.10. Market Attractiveness/Growth Potential Analysis
      11.10.1. By Country
      11.10.2. By Product Type
      11.10.3. By Application
      11.10.4. By Sales Channel
   11.11. Europe Water Repellent Zipper Demand Share, 2019-2026

12. Asia Pacific Water Repellent Zipper Market Analysis and Forecast
   12.1. Introduction
      12.1.1. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Country
      12.1.2. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Country
      12.1.3. Asia Pacific Average Pricing Analysis
   12.2. Asia Pacific Water Repellent Zipper Market Size and Volume Forecast by Country
      12.2.1. China
      12.2.2. Japan
      12.2.3. South Korea
      12.2.4. India
      12.2.5. Australia
      12.2.6. Rest of Asia Pacific (APAC)
   12.3. Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Country
   12.4. Asia Pacific Water Repellent Zipper Market Size and Volume Forecast by Application
      12.4.1. Garment
      12.4.2. Luggage and Bags
      12.4.3. Sporting Goods
      12.4.4. Camoing Gear
      12.4.5. Others
   12.5. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Application
   12.6. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Application
   12.7. Asia Pacific Water Repellent Zipper Market Size and Volume Forecast by Type
      12.7.1. 3#
      12.7.2. 4#
      12.7.3. 5#
      12.7.4. 7#
      12.7.5. 8#
      12.7.6. Others
   12.8. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Type
   12.9. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Type
   12.10. Market Attractiveness/Growth Potential Analysis
      12.10.1. By Country
      12.10.2. By Product Type
      12.10.3. By Application
      12.10.4. By Sales Channel
   12.11. Asia Pacific Water Repellent Zipper Demand Share, 2019-2026

13. Middle East & Africa Water Repellent Zipper Market Analysis and Forecast
   13.1. Introduction
      13.1.1. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Country
      13.1.2. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Country
      13.1.3. Asia Pacific Average Pricing Analysis
   13.2. Middle East & Africa Water Repellent Zipper Market Size and Volume Forecast by Country
      13.2.1. Saudi Arabia
      13.2.2. South Africa
      13.2.3. UAE
      13.2.4. Rest of Middle East & Africa (MEA)
   13.3. Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Country
   13.4. Middle East & Africa Water Repellent Zipper Market Size and Volume Forecast by Application
      13.4.1. Garment
      13.4.2. Luggage and Bags
      13.4.3. Sporting Goods
      13.4.4. Camoing Gear
      13.4.5. Others
   13.5. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Application
   13.6. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Application
   13.7. Middle East & Africa Water Repellent Zipper Market Size and Volume Forecast by Type
      13.7.1. 3#
      13.7.2. 4#
      13.7.3. 5#
      13.7.4. 7#
      13.7.5. 8#
      13.7.6. Others
   13.8. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Type
   13.9. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Type
   13.10. Market Attractiveness/Growth Potential Analysis
      13.10.1. By Country
      13.10.2. By Product Type
      13.10.3. By Application
      13.10.4. By Sales Channel
   13.11. Middle East & Africa Water Repellent Zipper Demand Share, 2019-2026

14. Competition Landscape
   14.1. Global Water Repellent Zipper Market: Market Share Analysis
   14.2. Water Repellent Zipper Distributors and Customers
   14.3. Water Repellent Zipper Market: Competitive Dashboard
   14.4. Company Profiles (Details – Overview, Financials, Developments, Strategy) 
      14.4.1. YKK Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.2. RIRI Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.3. YBS Zipper Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.4. KAO SHING ZIPPER Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.5. IDEAL Fastener Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.6. Coats Industrial Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.7. SALMI Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.8. MAX Zipper Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.9. Sanli Zipper Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.10. HHH Zipper Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.11. KCC Zipper Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.12. SBS Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.13. 3F Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.14. YCC Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.15. Weixing Group Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.16. Wenzhou Great Wall Zipper Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
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