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Global Commercial Printing: Market Research Report

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Global Commercial Printing Market Research Report | Apr 2014

The global economy presents its own set of opportunities and threats for businesses in a range of industries. IBISWorld’s Global Commercial Printing global market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at an international 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.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Dai Nippon Printing Co Dai Nippon Printing Co market share
Quad/Graphics, Inc Quad/Graphics, Inc market share
R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company market share
Toppan Printing Co. Toppan Printing Co. market share
Industry Statistics & Forecast
Revenue
$435bn
Annual Growth 09-14
-0.1%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Employment ('000)
5,588,012
Businesses
356,456
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The industry's growth has been stagnating, particularly in developed markets, where digital media is increasingly replacing print form. The global recession also reduced consumer spending and advertising budgets, which ultimately led to a drop in commercial printing. However, growth in developing markets has somewhat mitigated the industry's revenue declines and industry revenue is forecast to grow in the five years to 2018... read more

Industry Products

Commercial lithographic printing

The Global Commercial Printing industry derives the majority of its revenue from commercial lithographic printing, which is estimated to contribute 48.2% of the industry's revenue. Lithographic printing is the most common form of printing technology and is used to print thousands of copies of the same item in one production run. It uses an ink-coated printing plate, which is rotated onto a rubber blanket cylinder, which then transfers the text and image onto the paper. Modern lithographic printing machines use ultraviolet light to transfer the image onto the printing plate. Demand for lithographic commercial printing has declined in mature markets, such as North America and Europe, over the past five years... read more

 


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What is the Global Commercial Printing Industry?

This industry comprises companies that are engaged in printing on assorted materials, including apparel and textile products, paper, metal, glass, plastics and other materials (excluding fabric). Operators may also perform prepress (e.g. platemaking and typesetting) and postpress services (e.g. book binding) in support of printing activities. Major end products include magazines; books; direct mail; catalogs; brochures; signs; labels for packaging; annual reports and business forms.

Industry Products
Commercial lithographic printingOther commercial printingBook bindingPrepress
 
Industry Activities
Manifold printingCommercial lithographic printingCommercial screen printingCommercial flexographic printingCommercial gravure printingOther commercial printingBook printingQuick printingBlankbook, loose-leaf binder and devicePrepress and trade-binding services


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