NPES - The resource of choice for the graphic communications industry



The Print Industries Market Information and Research Organization (PRIMIR) is the premier market research association of the graphic communications industry. It was formed in 2005 when GAMIS and the NPES Market Research Committee merged. Both had a long history of producing quality market research about the industry.



Members are from diverse segments of the industry (manufacturers and distributors of equipment and supplies, printers, trade shops, publishers, and paper companies), and are foremost in their area of specialty. Annual dues range from $416 to $8,100 depending upon a company's sales volume. NPES members receive a significant discount on PRIMIR dues.

Members benefits include:

  • Access to all proprietary market research
  • Participate in defining, designing and supervising new study projects
  • Access to a comprehensive membership roster
  • Access to committee participation, meetings, workshops, panel discussions, educational presentations and more.

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Research Topics

Topics suggested by members are developed and directed by task forces made up of interested members. Through committee participation, the organization provides an outstanding forum for market strategists to work in a peer situation developing and managing major market research projects.

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PRIMIR meetings provide a forum for each working task force to meet and forward the progress of their study. In addition, each meeting includes plant tours as well as informational and educational presentations on management and technical issues.

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The Value of PRIMIR

“I believe one of the true gems of being an NPES member is the great research that comes from within PRIMIR”— Mike Ring, VP, Worldwide Sales & Marketing Digital Solutions, Gallus Inc.

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