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Printing in Australia: Market Research Report

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Printing Market Research Report | ANZSIC C1611 | Oct 2014

Closing the book: Digitisation and declining demand from publishers constrain the industry

IBISWorld’s Printing market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$7bn
Annual Growth 10-15
-5.2%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Employment
28,896
Businesses
5,155
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Printing industry has been hit hard over the past five years. Consumers have increasingly received information via online platforms over this period, 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. As digital technology has progressed, 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 fall at a compound annual rate of 5.2% over the five years through 2014-15. Revenue is forecast to drop by 4.6% in 2014-15, to reach $7.1... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

The Printing industry is in the declining stage of its economic life cycle. Industry value added (IVA) is used to measure an industry's contribution to the overall economy. IVA is forecast to fall at a compound annual rate of 4.0% over the 10 years through 2019-20. The industry is therefore expected to significantly underperform real GDP growth of an annualised 2.7% over the same period.

Several of the industry's major markets have reached saturation, such as book, catalogue and magazine publishers, and many small printing companies operate in these segments. Printing equipment manufacturers tend to influence technology in the industry, rather than printers themselves... 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
Publication printing servicesNon-publication printing servicesGeneral printing servicesDigital printing servicesScreen-printing services
 
Industry Activities
Commercial printingDigital printingOffset lithographic printingScreen printingNewspaper printingBook printingCatalogue printingMagazine printingPhotocopying servicesRelief, letterpress and flexographic printing


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