In print: Revenue will expand as consumer and business incomes rise

The Custom Screen Printing industry has been growing since 2012 due to demand from downstream consumers and businesses. The industry has recouped the losses it incurred at the start of this period, when cash-strapped consumers were unable to allocate funds to discretionary expenditures like custom T-shirts. In the coming years, rising income for both businesses and consumers will underpin industry growth, though increasing competition from substitutes will continue to pose a threat to operators...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Forecast Growth 16-21
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • The industry will continue to grow, benefiting from continued acceleration in consumer spending and disposable income growth
  • Political campaigns remain inordinately dependent on traditional printed material
  • Increasing spending and disposable income will likely drive more consumers to purchase custom T-shirts
  • Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

    The Custom Screen Printing industry is characterized by low barriers to entry, but they have been increasing. Establishing a screen print store requires overcoming few regulatory hurdles that mostly deal with licenses, work place safety, and toxic waste disposal. However, many potential industry operators may be deterred from participating in this industry due to the necessity of purchasing screen print machinery that is relatively expensive, averaging between $250,000 to $750,000 depending on the particular model. While printing machinery is expensive, they are usually one-time expenses. As such, the level of capital investment tends to be low in this industry over the long run...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Custom Screen Printing Industry

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

  • Having marketing expertise
  • Access to skilled workforce
  • Attractive product presentation
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Per capita disposable income and Corporate profit in the Custom Screen Printing industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Custom Screen Printing Industry?

    Operators in the industry engage in screen printing without publishing on a job-order basis. Printing services include, but are not limited to, stationary, invitations, labels and apparel such as T-shirts, caps, jackets and towels.

    Industry Products
  • Apparel printing
  • Stationery, invitations and other paper-based printing
  • Labels
  • Industry Activities
  • Apparel screen printing
  • Stationery screen printing
  • Label screen printing
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Per capita disposable income
  • Corporate profit
  • Access to credit
  • Number of broadband connections
  • World price of crude oil

  • Current Performance
  • Bright spot for printers
  • Rising demand
  • Improved profit
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Opportunities
  • Challenges
  • Industry structure
  • Table: Custom Screen Printing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Custom Screen Printing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Retail Trade
  • Finance and Insurance
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Computer & Printer Leasing
  • Copier & Optical Machinery Manufacturing
  • Dye & Pigment Manufacturing
  • Ink Manufacturing
  • Printing, Paper, Food, Textile & Other Machinery Manufacturing
  • Retail Trade
  • Software Publishing

  • Products & Services
  • Apparel printing
  • Stationery, invitations and other paper-based printing
  • Other
  • Labels
  • Chart: Custom Screen Printing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Retailers and wholesalers
  • Businesses
  • Consumer goods manufacturers
  • Stationery and textile manufacturers
  • Exports
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Custom Screen Printing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Custom Screen Printing

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Custom Screen 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 Custom Screen 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 Custom Screen Printing Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2007-2021)
  • Industry Gross Product (2007-2021)
  • Establishments (2007-2021)
  • Businesses (2007-2021)
  • Employment (2007-2021)
  • Wages (2007-2021)
  • Per capita disposable income (2007-2021)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Do-It-Yourself (Diy)
  • Building, modifying or repairing something without the aid of experts or professionals.
  • Plastisol
  • An oil-based ink commonly used in screen printing.
  • Thermal Printing
  • A printing process that produces a printed image by selectively heating coated thermochromic paper when the paper passes over the thermal print head.
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