Paper jam: The industry is declining as downstream markets shift to digital counterparts

The Printing industry in Texas is in the state of decline as downstream markets increasingly shift to digital counterparts of industry products. Advertisers and publishers are two of the largest downstream market segments. Although growth in the economy has spurred improvements in business sentiment and consumer spending, which drive demand in the industry, strong competition from digital substitutes have pulled industry revenue down over the five years to 2017. Growth in e-commerce sales and increasing accessibility to digital platforms has led to a strong shift toward digital advertising, rather than traditional print advertising. This trend has persisted for over a decade, negatively affecting the industry...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$4bn
Annual Growth 12-17
-1.9%
Forecast Growth 17-22
Profit
Employment
21,101
Businesses
2,620
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Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Growth in e-commerce sales and increasing accessibility to digital platforms has led to a strong shift toward digital advertising
  • New digital technologies suppress demand for print products
  • Strong growth in digital media will negatively affect print periodicals
  • Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

    The Printing industry in Texas is highly fragmented. The top four players in the industry account for just under 10.0% of total market revenue in 2017. The industry contains a considerable number of nonemployers, representing nearly half of the industry’s establishments. Even among the percentage of establishments that are employers, a large majority of these businesses are small-scale businesses with fewer than 10 employees. However, over the past five years, larger enterprises have been increasing their market share through geographic expansion and acquisitions. Additionally, an increasing transition to digital advertising and paperless documents has hurt the industry, forcing smaller players out. This trend has led to a slight increase in the level of market share concentration. How...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Printing in Texas Industry

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

  • Having marketing expertise
  • Access to highly skilled workforce
  • Attractive product presentation
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Price of paper and Print advertising expenditure in the Printing in Texas industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Printing in Texas Industry?

    Companies in this industry primarily print on paper, textile products, metal, glass, plastic and other materials, excluding fabric. Industry operators engage in a variety of printing processes including lithographic, gravure, screen, flexographic, digital and letterpress processes. This industry does not include publishers that also perform printing, nor does it comprise companies that perform prepress or postpress services without traditional printing.

    Industry Products
  • Commercial lithographic printing
  • Digital printing
  • Commercial flexographic printing
  • Commercial gravure printing
  • Commercial screen printing
  • Book printing
  • Industry Activities
  • Commercial lithographic printing
  • Commercial gravure printing
  • Commercial flexographic printing
  • Commercial screen printing
  • Quick printing
  • Digital printing
  • Manifold business forms printing
  • Book printing
  • Blank book, loose-leaf binders and devices
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Price of paper
  • Print advertising expenditure
  • Manufacturing capacity utilization
  • commerce sales
  • Number of businesses in Texas

  • Current Performance
  • Digital competition
  • Industry landscape
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Continued advancement in technology
  • Landscape outlook
  • Table: Printing in Texas Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Printing in Texas Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Retail Trade
  • Magazine & Periodical Publishing
  • Book Publishing
  • Finance and Insurance
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Computer Manufacturing
  • Computer Peripheral Manufacturing
  • Ink Manufacturing
  • Paper Mills
  • Paperboard Mills
  • Printing Services

  • Products & Services
  • Commercial lithographic printing
  • Other
  • Digital printing
  • Commercial flexographic printing
  • Commercial screen printing
  • Commercial gravure printing
  • Book printing
  • Chart: Printing in Texas Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Major Markets
  • Consumers and other
  • Manufacturers
  • Publishers
  • Advertisers
  • Financial and legal firms
  • Exports
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Printing in Texas Industry

  • Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitPurchasesWagesOther
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Printing in Texas

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Printing in Texas Industry

  • RR Donnelley Newman Printing Company Inc.Presslink Printing LtdQuad/Graphics Inc.
  • Table: RR Donnelley - financial performance
  • Table: Newman Printing Company Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: Presslink Printing Ltd - financial performance
  • Table: Quad/Graphics Inc. - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Printing in Texas 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 Printing in Texas Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Print advertising expenditure (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Computer-To-Plate Printing
  • The process of transferring digital data from computers directly onto printing plates.
  • E-Book
  • An electronic version of a book that can be downloaded to a portable e-reader, smartphone or computer.
  • Gravure Printing
  • The process by which an image is engraved on a copper cylinder and partly immersed in ink, thus allowing the image to be transferred; typically used for high-volume printing such as wallpaper.
  • Printing Plate
  • Used to transfer an image to paper or other surface. A plate is prepared for each color used.
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    The Printing in Texas market research report includes:
    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
    • Detailed research and segmentation for the main products and markets
    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
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