SIC 2752 | NAICS 323110
The following guide to industry information, research, and analysis provides sources for industry trends and statistics, market research and analysis, financial ratios and salary surveys, and more.
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Comprehensive market research reports provide in-depth industry analysis and five-year forecasts, with special focus on the underlying structure and external forces and relationships that affect industries and their performance. Report contents include:
Monthly trade publication features news, analysis, and information for the graphic arts industry with a specific focus on the commercial print segment, with special features including the "Annual Top 25 Hot Markets for Print Demand Exclusive Forecast" (January issues) and the annual "Outlook for Key Print Markets" (December issue). Free subscription is available upon request for qualified parties.
First Research profiles cover key aspects of an industry's size, scope, and operations and include a five-year growth forecast. Profile contents include:
Comprehensive selection of publications provides in-depth information and analysis for the various segments of the printing industry, with topics covered in these reports including economic trends, industry forecasts, and market updates, and with the print market publications providing a focused look at the specific needs of current and potential customers for over 40 end-user print markets.
Comprehensive study provides in-depth analysis of this manufacturing sector, with information provided including historical demand and forecasts by process (e.g., lithographic, digital, flexographic, gravure, screen) and application (e.g., advertising, books, periodicals, catalogs, directories, labels, wrappers, garments, and fabrics). Summary description and detailed table of contents are available free online.
Market research report provides a detailed analysis of the printing industry on a global basis, with topics covered in the report including demand drivers, product markets (e.g., books, newspapers, magazines, stationery, labels, packaging), process markets (e.g., offset, gravure, flexography, screen, letterpress, digital), and geographic markets. Summary description and table of contents can be viewed free online.
Comprehensive study provides an in-depth analysis of global and regional trends, with topics covered in the study including global trends and dynamics in technology, products, and equipment; global market outlook; regional trends and dynamics; and conclusion, implications, and recommendations. Table of contents and complete list of exhibits included in the report can be downloaded and viewed online.
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.
Comprehensive series of publications encompassing 16 separate volumes allows users to compare their financial and operating performance with other similar firms, with financial data provided in the individual studies including income statements, balance sheets, and key financial and operating ratios categorized by sales size range, level of profitability (typical versus high profit), and geographic area.
Management and Administrative Personnel Compensation and Benefit Survey
Conducted as a joint project with 16 PIA affiliates, the survey provides management personnel monthly base salaries and administrative personnel "top performer" hourly wages for 5,400 management and administrative employees from 440 companies, with compensation data reported in aggregate for all companies, by size of company based on total number of employees, and by geographic region.
Outside Sales Personnel Compensation Survey
Comprehensive survey provides base salary, commission, bonus, and benefits information for full-time outside sales representatives in the U.S. and Canada, with compensation data reported in total for all companies and additional breakdowns provided by company size based on number of employees, company size based on sales, organization type, primary process, job type, and geographic region.