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 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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Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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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

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The Printing industry has a low level of market share concentration. In 2015, the top four companies in the industry are expected to generate 22.8% of total industry’s revenue. This represents an increase from 22.6% in 2010. This trend towards consolidation has been spearheaded by large industry players. In particular, TC Transcontinental Inc., the industry’s leader, acquired a significant market share over this period, partly due to its recent acquisition of Quad/Graphics’ Canadian printing operations. RR Donnelley, another prominent competitor, also increased its share of the market through the 2010 acquisition of Bowne & Co. (for further information, refer to the Major Companies section).

The majority of commercial printers in Canada are small privately-owned companies... 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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