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Screen Printing

SIC 2759 | NAICS 323113

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Industry Analysis, Statistics, Trends, and Forecasts

Custom Screen Printing  (view report)

Comprehensive research reports provide in-depth industry analysis and five-year growth forecasts, with special focus on the underlying structure and external forces and relationships that affect industries and their performance. Report contents include:

  • Key statistics
  • Market size and characteristics
  • Current performance
  • Competitive landscape
  • Major companies
  • Key risk and success factors
  • Five-year growth forecast

ST Media Group International
ScreenWeb / ScreenPrinting Magazine

Companion website to the bimonthly trade magazine features news and information for commercial and industrial screen printers, with topics addressed online and in the print publication including industry trends, business operations, production techniques, technical solutions, company profiles, new products, equipment reviews, technology updates, and tradeshow events and conventions.

Emerald Expositions, LLC
Impressions Magazine

Monthly trade magazine features news and information for textile screen printers, embroiderers, digital decorators, promotional products distributors, and other readers interested in the decorated apparel industry. Topics covered online and in print issues of the magazine include apparel trends, technical processes, graphic applications, product and equipment reviews, business strategies, and technology.

National Business Media, Inc.
Printwear Magazine

Monthly publication features news and information for screen printers, embroiders, and other garment decorating professionals, with topics addressed in various issues of the magazine including business management, marketing techniques and sales strategies, production techniques, new products and equipment, and coverage of the NBM trade shows held in various U.S. locations throughout the year.

Specialty Graphic Imaging Association
Publications available from this trade association include:

SGIA Journal
Quarterly garment edition features news and information for garment decorating professionals, with topics covered in various issues of the journal including business management strategies, market analysis and trends, applications and production techniques, new technologies, and product case studies. Archived issues can be accessed online by SGIA and PDAA members and subscribers.

Specialty Imaging Industry Benchmarking Report: Garment Decoration Community
Annual benchmarking survey covering the garment decorating community provides information on company characteristics, technology mix, processes used to image products, planned equipment purchases, types of equipment in use, markets served (e.g., nonprofit, educational, athletic teams), products served (e.g., athletic, T-shirts, performance), and business outlook and growth strategies.

Smithers Pira
Research studies available from this organization include:

The Future of Industrial Decoration and Printing
Market research study provides a detailed analysis of this market sector on a global basis, with topics covered in the study including technologies used (e.g., screen, gravure, pad, inkjet, and other analogue print methods) and their use for specific applications such as automotive, glass, ceramics, electronics, decor, laminates, medical and biological products, promotional items, and other miscellaneous items.

The Future of Screen and Digital Wide-Format Printing
Market research study provides a detailed analysis of this market sector on a global basis, with topics covered in the study including industry trends and challenges, core and emerging applications, market developments, key technology trends, new developments, emerging print technologies, equipment, supplies, and print volume market forecasts by geographic region, and major technology providers.

Financial Benchmarking Data

Industry Financial Ratios
Commercial Screen Printing  Search for "323113"
Five-year financial statement analysis includes income statements, balance sheets, and key financial ratios, with data available by sales size range on a national, state, and metro area level.
  • Income and expense detail in dollars and percentages
  • Balance sheets in dollars and percentages
  • Cash flow analysis
  • Liquidity and working capital ratios
  • Profitability and return on investment ratios
  • Asset turnover and efficiency ratios
  • Capital structure and debt service ratios

IBISWorld Industry Research Reports
Custom Screen Printing

Cost structure benchmarks section of this report provides a summary analysis of industry costs and profits as a percentage of net revenue by income and expense category for companies engaged in printing on stock materials (e.g., stationery, letterhead, labels, business cards, and invitations) and apparel and textile products (e.g., T-shirts, jackets, hats, towels, and napkins) on a job-order basis.

Compensation Surveys

Specialty Graphic Imaging Association
Wage, Salary, and Sales Compensation Benchmarking Report

Biennial salary survey provides compensation data for sales, management, and production personnel employed by screen printers, with job positions covered in the survey including production manager, art director, expeditor/scheduler, ink technician, screen maker/reclaiming technician, manual textile printer, semi-automatic/automatic press printer, and semi-automatic/automatic textile press printer.

Screen Printing

Free online service provides salary and hourly rate wage data for selected job positions in this sector such as operations manager, art director, graphic designer, production supervisor, production artist, and graphic artist, with employers for which salary or hourly wage data is provided including Ryonet Corporation, Transfer Express, Inc., Perrin Resort & Collegiate Apparel, Inc., and Custom Ink, LLC.

Business Valuation Resources

Small Business Valuation Multiples

Silk Screen Printers

Comprehensive reference guide provides market-based valuation multiples for small businesses that use a silkscreen process to print graphic images on a variety of materials including balloons, T-shirts, clothing, textile fabrics, ceramics, letterhead, stationery, decals, product labels, signs, and displays.