Printing in Canada: Market Research Report

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Printing in Canada Market Research Report | NAICS 32311CA | Oct 2015

Out of print: Industry revenue will fall as digital media increasingly replaces traditional paper products

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 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Printing industry suffered over the past five years due to the decrease in print advertising, as advertisers moved online. This decline is expected to slow over the five years to 2020 as the economy turns around. But falling revenue will still reflect the shift to electronic media... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

The Printing industry has a medium level of capital intensity. In 2015, for every dollar spent on wages, printers typically invested $0.15 in capital. The majority of capital expenditures are devoted to facilities, printing presses, printing plates, rotary cylinders, computers and software. According to Industry Canada, 64.8% of capital investment for the printing sector was spent on machinery and equipment in 2011 (latest information available), while the remainder was invested in constructing and maintaining facilities. Capital investment in machinery and equipment has decreased steadily since 2009, largely due to unfavourable business conditions, which have prompted printing operators to scale back on new investment... purchase to read more


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What is the Printing Industry?

This industry includes companies that primarily provide commercial printing services including lithographic, gravure, flexographic, letterpress and digital printing services. Printers also provide screen printing on stationery, labels, apparel and textile products. This industry also includes companies that print and bind books and pamphlets without publishing.

Industry Products
Sheet-fed printingDigital printingNon-print ancillary servicesPrepress and premedia servicesSuper-wide printingOther printing services
Industry Activities
Commercial screen printingQuick printingDigital printingManifold business forms printingGravure printingMagazines and periodicals printing (without publishing)Newspaper printing (without publishing)Offset printingBook printing (without publishing)Lithographic printing

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