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Art & Office Supply Manufacturing in the US: Market Research Report

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Art & Office Supply Manufacturing Market Research Report | NAICS 33994 | Sep 2013

Writer's block: Electronic communication and low-cost imports will inhibit industry growth

IBISWorld’s Art & Office Supply Manufacturing market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$4bn
Annual Growth 08-13
-1.8%
Annual Growth 13-18
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Profit
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Employment
10,552
Businesses
514
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

This industry is in decline, with firms increasingly competing with lower-cost imports. Furthermore, the rising penetration of electronics and the internet will cut into revenue growth, as fewer individuals use traditional office supplies. The industry will look to boost profitability by focusing on higher-priced products and new technologies, but even these efforts will not reverse the industry's decline... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

With the ubiquity of electronic communication such as e-mail and text messaging, the Art and Office Supply Manufacturing industry has experienced declining sales during the past five years. Buying markets that have been strong in the past, such as K-12 students and large businesses, have shrunk significantly as these customers seek out substitute technologies in the form of electronic communication and storage. Additionally, competition from cheaper imports has reduced sales of domestically produced goods. Decreasing demand, coupled with limited product innovation, has forced many companies to consolidate, diversify or exit the industry... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Art & Office Supply Manufacturing Industry?

This industry purchases ink, wood, plastics and other materials to manufacture a range of art and office supplies. Industry products include pens, pencils, art goods, staplers, marking devices and carbon paper. Customers include businesses, consumers, wholesalers and office-supply retailers.

Industry Products
Pens and mechanical pencilsPencils and art goodsMarking devicesCarbon paper and inked ribbon
 
Industry Activities
Manufacturing writing utensils including pens, mechanical pencils, lead pencils, colored pencils and markers Manufacturing art supplies including paint, paintbrushes, canvas boards, clay, crayons and watercolorsManufacturing office supplies like staplers, hole-punchers, label makers, blackboards, whiteboards and stamps Manufacturing carbon paper, stencil paper and inked ribbon


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