Perfect Binding: Despite competition from digital media, demand from emerging markets will grow revenue

Revenue for the Global Commercial Printing industry has experienced slow growth over the past five years, with poor performance in developed markets counteracted by strong performance in developing markets. The primary cause of industry difficulties has been the increasing prevalence of the internet, downstream markets have been able to use online services that transmit information more quickly and affordably than traditional print. Despite the overall printing volume declining in recent years, higher-value consumer packaging and labels in emerging markets have provided stronger revenue growth as manufacturing industries in developing countries become more industrialized. Industry revenue is forecast to grow over the five years to 2022...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$783bn
Annual Growth 12-17
1.2%
Forecast Growth 17-22
Profit
Employment
11.7m
Businesses
784,172
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Growth in emerging markets has mitigated industry-wide declines and will remain strong
  • Industry acquisitions have caused slow global enterprise growth
  • Revenue growth will be assisted by global economic recovery
  • Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

    Commercial printingThe Global Commercial Printing industry derives the majority of its revenue from commercial printing, which is estimated to contribute 53.0% of the industry's revenue. Lithographic printing is the most common form of commercial 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. Fur...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Global Commercial Printing Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Global Commercial Printing Industry are

  • Attractive product presentation
  • Access to highly skilled workforce
  • Having marketing expertise
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as GDP of the BRIC nations and Global advertising expenditure in the Global Commercial Printing industry impact industry performance..

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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, catalogues, brochures, signs, labels for packaging, annual reports and business forms.

    Industry Products
  • Commercial printing
  • Package printing
  • Newspaper
  • Industry Activities
  • Manifold printing
  • Commercial lithographic printing
  • Commercial screen printing
  • Commercial flexographic printing
  • Commercial gravure printing
  • Other commercial printing
  • Book printing
  • Quick printing
  • Blankbook, loose-leaf binder and device
  • Prepress and trade-binding services
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • GDP of the BRIC nations
  • Global advertising expenditure
  • Global internet usage
  • World price of wood pulp

  • Current Performance
    Market conditionsIndustry structureDigital competition
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
    Increasing competition amid strong demand factorsProfit margins
  • Table: Global Commercial Printing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Global Commercial Printing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Global Newspaper Publishing
  • Global Book Publishing
  • Global Magazine Publishing

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Global Basic Organic Chemicals Manufacturing
  • Global Paper & Pulp Mills
  • Other Global Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Commercial printing
  • Package printing
  • Other
  • Newspaper
  • Chart: Global Commercial Printing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Retail companies
  • Advertisers
  • Publishing
  • Manufacturing
  • Professional services
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Global Commercial Printing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Global Commercial Printing

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal Competition
  • External Competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Global Commercial Printing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    There are no major players in this industry. This report includes analysis of other companies.
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Global Commercial Printing Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Global Commercial Printing Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • World price of wood pulp (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Computer-To- Plate (Ctp) Printing
  • A process of transferring digital data from computers directly onto printing plates.
  • Prepress
  • The processes performed on a printing order prior to its going to the press to be printed.
  • Printing Plate
  • Used to transfer an image to paper or other surface. A plate is prepared for each color used.
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