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Art & Office Supply Manufacturing in the US: Market Research Report

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Art & Office Supply Manufacturing Market Research Report | NAICS 33994 | Jun 2016

Writer's block: Downsizing and consolidation will continue as demand declines

The Art & Office Supply Manufacturing market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
Annual Growth
Industry Threats & Opportunities
  • Businesses throughout the country have moved toward conducting operations online, reducing industry demand
  • Small- and medium-sized operators have battled for survival amid rising input costs
  • Falling demand and declining production will continue to put pressure on the industry
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

If writing by hand has gone out of style, the Art and Office Supply Manufacturing industry is feeling the effect. The industry's profit margin is contracting as a result of diminishing domestic demand, intense price competition and external competition from substitute technologies and imports. In the coming years, as operators deal with falling demand and high competition, downsizing and consolidation are expected to continue... ... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

The Art and Office Supply Manufacturing industry has a medium level of market share concentration, with the industry's top four players estimated to make up 53.9% of industry's revenue in 2016. The remainder of revenue is divided among 444 companies, which are mostly small to medium-sized enterprises.

In addition, the total number of industry operators has decreased at an annualized rate of 3.9% to 448 companies over the five years to 2016, as underperforming companies were forced to merge with larger competitors or exit the industry altogether. Slowing demand conditions and strong competition have resulted in consolidations, mergers and acquisitions and company exits over the past five years. For.. ... purchase to read more

Additional Insights for the Art & Office Supply Manufacturing Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Art & Office Supply Manufacturing Industry are

  • Access to niche markets
  • Economies of scale
  • Provision of superior after sales service
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Demand from office supply stores and Number of K-12 students in the Art & Office Supply Manufacturing industry impact industry performance... purchase to read more


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    What is the Art & Office Supply Manufacturing Industry?

    This industry purchases ink, wood, plastics and other materials to manufacture a range of art and office supplies. Industry products include pens, pencils, art goods, staplers, marking devices and carbon paper. Customers include businesses, consumers, wholesalers and office-supply retailers.

    Industry Products
    Pens and mechanical pencilsPencils and art goodsMarking devicesCarbon paper and inked ribbon
    Industry Activities
    Manufacturing writing utensils including pens, mechanical pencils, lead pencils, colored pencils and markers Manufacturing art supplies including paint, paintbrushes, canvas boards, clay, crayons and watercolorsManufacturing office supplies such as staplers, hole-punchers, label makers, blackboards, whiteboards and stamps Manufacturing carbon paper, stencil paper and inked ribbon

    Table of Contents
    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Demand from office supply stores
  • Number of K-12 students
  • Percentage of services conducted online
  • Number of employees
  • Trade-weighted index
  • Current Performance
  • Electronic competition and weak demand
  • Profitability and downsizing
  • Import competition
  • Chart: Revenue Growth
  • Industry Outlook
  • Decline to continue
  • No help for profit
  • Future growth opportunities
  • Table: Art & Office Supply Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook
  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Art & Office Supply Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy
  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
  • Key Buying Industries
  • Office Stationery Wholesaling
  • Supermarkets & Grocery Stores
  • Hobby & Toy Stores
  • Department Stores
  • Warehouse Clubs & Supercenters
  • Office Supply Stores
  • Educational Services
  • Key Selling Industries
  • Ink Manufacturing
  • Paint Manufacturing
  • Paper Mills
  • Plastic & Resin Manufacturing
  • Wood Product Manufacturing
  • Products & Services
  • Pencils and art goods
  • Pens and mechanical pencils
  • Carbon paper and inked ribbon
  • Marking devices
  • Chart: Art & Office Supply Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation
  • Demand Determinants
  • Economic conditions
  • Number of students
  • Electronics and internet penetration
  • Downstream consolidation
  • Trade-weighted index and lower priced imports
  • Major Markets
  • Wholesalers
  • Other industries
  • Retailers
  • Exports
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Art & Office Supply Manufacturing Industry
  • International Trade
    Business Locations
  • Chart: Business Locations by State
  • Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Art & Office Supply Manufacturing
  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition
  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Art & Office Supply Manufacturing Industry
  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Newell Brands Inc.
    Crayola LLC
    ACCO Brands Corp.
  • Table: Newell Brands Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: Crayola LLC - financial performance
  • Table: ACCO Brands Corp. - financial performance
  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Art & Office Supply Manufacturing Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success
  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth
  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
  • Table: Industry Data for the Art & Office Supply Manufacturing Industry
  • Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2007-2021)
  • Industry Gross Product (2007-2021)
  • Establishments (2007-2021)
  • Businesses (2007-2021)
  • Employment (2007-2021)
  • Exports (2007-2021)
  • Imports (2007-2021)
  • Wages (2007-2021)
  • Trade-Weighted Index (2007-2021)
  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
  • Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • Table: Industry Financial Ratios
  • Jargon & Glossary
    Carbon Paper
  • Paper that is coated on one side with a layer of loosely bound dry ink or pigmented coating, usually bound with wax.
  • Lean Production
  • High-efficiency manufacturing techniques aimed at combining individual craftsmanship with the mass production of a product.
  • Wholesale Bypass
  • A popular trend within retail and manufacturing industries where producers supply goods directly to stores, eliminating the middleman.

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    • Analyses key performance and operational metrics so that you can benchmark against your own business, that of your customers’ businesses, or your competitors’ businesses.
    The Art & Office Supply Manufacturing 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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