Printing in Australia: Market Research Report

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Printing Market Research Report | ANZSIC C1611 | May 2016

Folded: The industry has consolidated,with tough trading conditions taking its toll

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 sought information through online platforms rather than printed materials. This trend has led to a sharp decline in demand for professional printing services from industry providers. Online media continues to encroach on the domain of newspaper, magazine, book and directory publishers. As digital technology has evolved, the printed word has become, in comparison, 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 expected to fall at an annualised 2.3% over the five years through 2015-16 to reach $7.6 billion... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

The Printing industry has struggled significantly over the past five years. Many businesses have found it difficult to adapt to a rapidly changing environment where more people are consuming media through digital platforms. The industry has undergone rapid structural changes as intensifying competition has reduced profit margins, causing a reduction in the viability of firms that has negatively affected the industry.

Revenue and profitability

Demand for outsourced printing services from downstream newspaper, magazine, book and directory publishers has decreased over this period, as many shift to online methods of publication to align with changing consumer preferences... 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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