Printing in Australia: Market Research Report

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Printing Market Research Report | ANZSIC C1611 | Oct 2015

Out of print: Digitisation and declining demand continue to constrain industry revenue

IBISWorld’s Printing market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Printing industry has been hit hard over the past five years as consumers have increasingly received information through online platforms rather than printed materials. This trend has led to a sharp decline in demand for services that professional printers in the industry provide. Online media continues to encroach on the domain of newspaper, magazine, book and directory publishers. As digital technology has progressed, the printed word has proven slow to produce and costly to distribute. Consumers and businesses have therefore increasingly traded and conducted business online without using printed materials. As a result, industry revenue is estimated to fall at a compound annual rate of 3.8% over the five years through 2015-16 to reach $6.9 billion... purchase to read more

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The industry exhibits medium barriers to entry and this trend has remained stable over the past five years. Barriers to entry typically vary by product segment. Large established companies can benefit from economies of scale and scope. However, it is possible for new players to enter the industry and compete with relatively low costs. The cost of printing equipment and technology has dropped over the past five years, particularly due to the development of digital printing technology.

In the commercial contract printing segment, barriers to entry can be relatively high, as large investments are required to set up printing facilities and a critical mass of initial contracts is required. For example, PMP has long-term contracts with key companies that advertise in catalogues... purchase to read more


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What is the Printing Industry?

Companies in the industry primarily provide printing and reprographic services. Printing methods include offset lithographic, reprographic, digital, relief and screen-printing. Firms that are mainly engaged in screen-printing on clothing and apparel are also included in the industry.

Industry Products
Advertising materialsNewspapers, magazines, journals and periodicalsNon-publication printed materialsBusiness and financial documents and materials
Industry Activities
Commercial printingDigital printingOffset lithographic printingScreen printingNewspaper printingBook printingCatalogue printingMagazine printingPhotocopying servicesRelief, letterpress and flexographic printing

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