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Worldwide Printing Industry Consumables, Inks and Substrates Usage and Trends


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This new study confirms, and then builds upon the 2011 study “Printing Industry Consumables Usage & Trends” and the 2013 “World-wide Market for Print: Identifying Global Opportunities for the Print Industry” study’s data and information already collected, it updates and revises the statistical data for consumables by each geographic market and on an overall global basis.  This study has benchmark data as well as examines if and how consumption may change through 2020 and how these changes may impact the consumables business.  It sizes the market for 2012, 2016, 2018 and 2020 in dollars and units.  It also includes a trend discussion for each application that covers the 2020-2025 period and discusses how expected changes would impact the print market.

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