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 provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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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

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

Industry enterprises are generally located close to major downstream customers such as wholesalers, retailers, governments, publishers, manufacturers, professional service providers, finance companies and other businesses. Many firms in the industry tend to cater to localised markets due to the time-sensitive nature of printed publications. Customers often have same-day or next-day publication deadlines and these fast response times require printers to be located in close proximity to their major markets.

A large proportion of companies in the industry are therefore located in Victoria, New South Wales and Queensland, as population and economic activity levels tend to be greatest in these states... 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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