NPES Market Data Program
This program provides participants with detailed shipments data for almost 80 industry product categories, with reporting categories including imaging and prepress equipment, systems and software, pressroom equipment, bindery and finishing equipment, and supplies and consumable products. Data from this program is published in quarterly and annual reports and is available to participating members only.
The "Market Data Program" described above also provides quarterly economic outlook reports which include expert analysis and forecasts for the economy as a whole and six primary product segments, as well as additional market information and data which provides a complete statistical picture of the industry. Full reports are available to participating members only; limited reports are available to all members.
PRIMIR Research Studies
PRIMIR publishes comprehensive market research studies which provide in-depth analysis of the various segments of the printing industry, with a primary focus on printing equipment, consumables, and supplies. Examples of recent study topics include emerging technologies and applications, value added processes, packaging vertical markets and key applications, and consumables usage and trends.
Market analysis report provides industry statistics for a user-defined area on a national, state, county, metro area, or zip code level, with data provided including number of companies, market volume and sales trends, average company sales, sales per employee, staffing and employment trends, average employee wage, and business start up activity and failure rates. Sample report can be viewed online.
Financial benchmarking section of this report provides an analysis of industry income and expenses as a percentage of revenue by major category (e.g., purchases, wages, depreciation, marketing, rent, utilities, other costs, and earnings before interest and taxes) for the most recent year and line graphs indicating trends for each category over the past five years. Sample report can be viewed free online.