Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Printing industry's main obstruction during the past five years has been the rise of digital media, which slowly replaced traditional forms of advertising and forced the industry to restructure. Coupled with the adverse effects on advertising and consumer spending, these factors have caused industry revenue to decline considerably in the five years to 2014. Over the next five years, the industry will continue to struggle as digital media replaces traditional paper products, decreasing industry revenue in the process... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
Establishment locations are primarily distributed according to the national population. Larger establishments tend to operate in specific segments and are generally spread less evenly across the nation. The number of employees per establishment tends to be highest in book printing; blank book and loose-leaf binders; and manifold business form printing. In these segments, the major employing states are Pennsylvania, New York and Texas.
The regions accounting for the largest share of industry establishments are the Southeast and the Great Lakes. The regions represent 22.4% and 17.6% of industry establishments, respectively. While the Southeast has more establishments than any other region, its share is proportional to the region's population... purchase to read more