Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
If writing by hand has gone out of style, the Art and Office Supply Manufacturing industry is feeling the effect. The industry's profit margin is contracting as a result of diminishing domestic demand, intense price competition and external competition from substitute technologies and imports. In the coming years, as operators deal with falling demand and high competition, downsizing and consolidation are expected to continue... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
The West region is home to the largest number of art and office supply manufacturers. This region accounts for about 20.9% of industry establishments. California has the largest number of facilities within this industry, representing 13.7% of the national total. The West is popular among manufacturers for its proximity to key densely populated markets and accessibility to major western ports, such as the Port of Los Angeles.
The Mid-Atlantic and New England regions account for 17.6% and 6.2%, respectively, of the total number of industry establishments. In the Mid-Atlantic region, Pennsylvania and New York account for a significant portion of industry revenue... purchase to read more