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Global Commercial Printing: Market Research Report

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Global Commercial Printing Market Research Report | Jul 2016

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
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Forecast
Revenue
$738bn
Annual Growth 11-16
1.0%
Annual Growth 16-21
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Profit
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Employment ('000)
11,557
Businesses
750,069
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, with industry revenue is forecast to grow in the five years to 2021... read more

Industry Investment

The Global Commercial Printing industry has a medium level of capital intensity. In 2016, for every $1.00 spent on wages, industry operators typically spend $0.28 in capital investment. Typically, commercial printers heavily invest in a central production facility, computers, software, imagesetters, scanners, platemakers, binding equipment and printing presses. Increasing automation and technology capabilities has allowed for capital investment to remain minimal for operators after these initial investments. Rising capital investment in emerging markets in China, Eastern Europe and India has outpaced capital investment in the United States and European market, which has generally been declining over the past five years due to declining newspaper, magazine and other publishing revenue... 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 printingPackage printingNewspaper
 
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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