Printing in Australia: Market Research Report

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Printing Market Research Report | ANZSIC C1611 | Jul 2014

Closing the book: Exits and consolidation activity indicate the industry's decline

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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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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The Printing industry has been hit hard over the past five years. Consumers have increasingly received information via alternative mediums such as the internet, rather than via printed materials. This trend has led to a decline in demand for the services of professional printers. Online media continues to encroach into the domain of book, newspaper, magazine and directory publishers. The printed word has proven to be slow to produce and costly to distribute. Consumers and businesses have increasingly traded and conducted business online without the aid of printed materials. As a result, industry revenue is estimated to decrease at a compound annual 4.4% over the five years through 2014-15. Industry revenue is estimated to drop by 1.6% in 2014-15 to reach $7.4 billion... purchase to read more

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Over the past five years, the Printing industry has struggled significantly. Many printing businesses have found it extremely difficult to adapt to a rapidly changing environment where more people are consuming media via digital platforms. Circulation numbers of newspapers and magazines have plummeted, as consumers have increasingly read news on mobile phones and tablets and companies have sought to advertise online. Sales of printed books have also dropped due to the popularity, affordability and convenience of e-books... purchase to read more


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What is the Printing Industry?

Companies in the industry are primarily engaged in printing and providing 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
Publication printing servicesNon-publication printing servicesGeneral printing servicesDigital printing servicesScreen printing services
Industry Activities
Commercial printingDigital printingOff-set lithographic printingScreen-printing on clothingNewspaper printingBook printingCatalogue printingMagazine printingPhotocopying servicesRelief, letterpress and flexographic printing

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