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Digital Printing

SIC 2759 | NAICS 323115

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Industry Analysis, Trends, Statistics, and Forecasts

Digital Printing Services  (view report)
Commercial Printing  (view report)

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:

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

Megatrends in Digital Printing Applications

Comprehensive PRIMIR study analyzes the rate of transition from analog to digital print processes (e.g., electrophotography, inkjet, hybrid with lithographic) for specific types of applications in terms of page volumes, with individual applications covered in the study including books, catalogs, direct mail, flexible packaging, folding cartons, product labels, magazines, marketing materials, and newspapers.

Commercial Printing

First Research profiles cover key aspects of an industry's size, scope, and operations and include a five-year growth forecast. Profile contents include:

  • Industry overview
  • Recent developments
  • Critical issues and challenges
  • Business trends and opportunities
  • Executive insights
  • Financial benchmarking data
  • Five-year growth forecast

Research studies available from this organization include:

Global Electrophotographic Printing
Market research study provides in-depth analysis of the electrophotographic (laser) printing market, with topics covered in the study including industry overview; market size and forecast by application, type, and region; market growth drivers and challenges; current trends; and major vendor analysis (e.g., Canon, Inc., Konica Minolta Inc., Eastman Kodak Co., Xerox Corp., and Hewlett-Packard Co.).

Global Digital Packaging and Labeling
Comprehensive study provides a detailed analysis of the digital packaging and labeling market, with topics covered in the study including industry overview, market size and forecast by printing method (laser, inkjet) and region, growth drivers and challenges, current trends, and major vendor analysis (e.g., A B Graphic International Ltd., Hewlett-Packard Co., Landa Corporation, and Xeikon N.V.).

Smithers Pira
Research studies available from this organization include:

The Future of Digital Printing
Market research report provides an in-depth analysis of digital print technologies (electrophotography, inkjet, and hybrid digital and analogue systems) and their forecast impact on specific product market segments, with market segments covered in the report including books, photo books, magazines, newspapers, catalogues, directories, advertising, labels, packaging, securities, and transactional.

The Future of Offset vs Digital Printing
Market intelligence report provides a comparison of the prospects for digital (e.g., electrophotography, inkjet) and offset lithographic (e.g., sheetfed, heatset web, coldset web, and flexography) technologies on a global basis, with topics covered in the report including drivers and trends, enabling technologies, survey results, and analogue versus digital print market data for specific product market applications.

The Future of Digital Textile Printing
Comprehensive study provides a detailed analysis of this product sector on a global basis, with topics covered in the study including print processes, ink types, product segmentation, key drivers and trends, technological developments, market forecasts for end-use sectors (e.g., clothing/garments/apparel,  household/home, technical, and banners/flags/signage/tags), and print process market forecasts.


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Financial Statements and Financial Ratios

Industry Financial Ratios
Digital Printers  Search for "323111"

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 sheet detail in dollars and percentages
  • Sources and uses of funds cash flow analysis
  • Profitability and return on investment ratios
  • Liquidity and working capital ratios
  • Asset turnover and efficiency ratios
  • Capital structure and debt service ratios

Printing Industries of America
PIA Ratio Studies - Volume 15

Annual financial study allows digital printers to compare their firm's financial performance with other similar printers, with financial information provided in the study including income statements, balance sheets, and financial and operating ratios categorized by annual sales volume, type of digital press, percentage of digital sales, relative profitability (typical versus top 25 percent), and geographic area.

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Compensation and Salary Surveys

Printing Industries of America
Compensation & Benefits Surveys

Compensation and benefits surveys available from this trade association include the "Management & Administrative Compensation & Benefits Report", "Outside Sales Compensation Report", and "Annual Wage & Benefits Survey", with information included in these reports broken out by firm size based on annual net revenues and number of FTE employees, primary print process, and geographic region.

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