Global Commercial Printing: Market Research Report

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Global Commercial Printing Market Research Report | Apr 2015

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 provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report focuses on industry performance in key regions around the world and identifies the leading companies globally.

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
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Employment ('000)
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 2020... read more

Industry Locations

The Global Commercial Printing market is concentrated in North Asia, Europe and North America. Geographic distribution of commercial printers is largely based on population size, per capita disposable income and activity in advertising and publishing industries. North America and Europe continue to dominate the geographic distribution of industry revenue, with an estimated 21.1% and 30.8% of revenue, respectively. However, as these countries increasingly digitalize and trend towards online content, printing industries have declined.

Consequently, the industry comprises the largest number of establishments and, therefore, revenue in North Asia... 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 paper, metal, glass, plastics, textiles and other materials. 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 printingPostpressPrepress
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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