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Printing Equipment Manufacturers and Distributors

SIC 3555 & 5084 | NAICS 333293 & 423830

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Industry Analysis, Trends, Statistics, and Forecasts

Printing Equipment Manufacturing  (view report)
3D Printer Manufacturing  (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 ratios
  • Current performance
  • Competitive landscape
  • Major firms and market share
  • Key risk and success factors
  • Five-year growth forecast

Information resources available from this trade association include:

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.

NPES Advisor
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.

Printing Machinery & Equipment Manufacturing

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

Freedonia Group
Focus on Printing Machinery and Equipment
Report analyzes the U.S. printing machinery and equipment market, with topics covered including market size and environment, product and market segmentation, technology and product developments, historical demand and forecasts by product segment (e.g., presses, prepress preparatory, binding, and other) and market, industry structure, and company profiles. Summary table of contents can be viewed free online.

GIA Research
Printing Machinery and Supplies
Comprehensive report provides in-depth analysis of the printing equipment and supplies market in the U.S. and other countries, with topics covered including prepress systems, printing presses, postpress equipment, global market perspective, U.S. market analysis and trends, and historical and forecast revenue by product group and segment. Summary description and detailed table of contents are available free online.

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Financial Statements and Financial Ratios

Industry Financial Ratios
Printing Machinery and Equipment Manufacturers and Distributors  Search for "333293" and "423830"

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

First Research
Printing Machinery and Equipment Manufacturing

Financial information section of these profiles includes common-size income statement and balance sheet data and key financial ratios for the most recent annual reporting period, with average financial measures reported for all companies and by sales size range for small (under $5 million), medium ($5 million to $50 million), and large companies (over $50 million). Sample report can be downloaded and viewed online.

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Compensation and Salary Surveys

National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors
Employee Compensation Report
Two-volume wholesale distributor employee compensation report provides detailed analysis of executive and employee compensation, including salaries, bonuses, commissions, and fringe benefits, with compensation data broken out by annual company sales volume and geographic region. Table of contents, compensation breakout information, and job descriptions for all positions included in the report can be viewed free online.

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