Report finds U.S. commercial printing industry includes about 30,000 companies with combined annual revenue of about US$80B, largest 50 companies account for about 30% of revenue; demand driven by advertising, product needs of business customers
January 5, 2012
– Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/4e5fa7/commercial_printin) has announced the addition of the "Commercial Printing" report to their offering.
The US commercial printing industry includes about 30,000 companies with combined annual revenue of about $80 billion. Major companies include Consolidated Graphics, Quad/Graphics, and RR Donnelley. The industry is fragmented: the largest 50 companies account for about 30 percent of revenue.
The commercial printing industry includes printing on apparel and textile products, paper, metal, glass, and plastics; it also includes support services such as typesetting, platemaking, and book binding. Book, magazine, and newspaper publishing are covered in separate industry profiles.
Demand is driven by advertising and product needs of business customers. The profitability of individual companies is closely linked to effective sales operations. Large companies have scale advantages in buying materials like paper and ink, serving large customers with regional or national needs, and making efficient use of expensive presses.
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Quarterly Industry Update
Call Preparation Questions
Web Links and Acronyms
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