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 2019 as the economy turns around. But falling revenue will still reflect the shift to electronic media... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter
Sheet-fed printing is expected to generate an estimated 31.8% of revenue, according to the latest data from the Statistics Canada. Sheet-fed printing is primarily used for short-run magazines, periodicals, as well as business brochures. Over the past five years, this segment has seen its share of industry revenue decrease sharply from 39.9% in 2009, primarily losing its share to digital printing services.
Digital printing is the industry's second-largest segment and is anticipated to account for 31.2% of the industry's revenue in 2014. Digital printing does not require printing plates, making it more cost effective for small print runs since there is less initial setup involved... purchase to read more