According to a new market study by Pira International Ltd., the world security printing market will reach €5.2 billion ($6.3 billion) by 2010. This new report, The Future of Global Markets for Security Printing to 2010, includes analysis of cutting-edge technologies in security printing and market sizes by technology, end-use sector and region.
Other key finding in the report include:
•The largest growth in the end-use market is in the identity sector, which is expected to reach $1.7 billion in 2010.
The shift towards identity authentication has driven increased adoption of new technologies such as biometrics, RFID and PKI.
•Brand protection is the second largest end-use for security printing with an expected value of $1.6 billion in 2010. Within this sector, pharmaceuticals are most affected.
•DOVIDS are anticipated to remain a popular security feature in brand identification. However, their impact has been reduced and they are under pressure from other security technologies. The market is estimated at $1.6 billion in 2010.
•North America will be the fastest growing market in 2000-2005 at a CAGR of 6.9 percent to reach $1.4 billion in 2010.
•Asia-Pacific is forecast to be the largest market for security printing in 2010, with a value of $1.6 billion.
•The outlook for integrated layered technologies is very good with companies expected to offer packages of security features. These will combine covert and overt technologies to complicate counterfeiting and provide self-authentication.
The Future of Global Markets for Security Printing to 2010 is based on primary research and extensive desk research of the industry. It provides market value for 2000, 2005 and 2010 along with expert commentary.
Pira International is a publisher, conference organizer and research organization specializing in graphic arts, media and technology-led industries. Pira publishes more than 40 off-the-shelf and multi-client reports annually, which are based on extensive research and provide customers with quantitative market forecasts and value-added analysis.
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TWGA Publishes 2006 Graphic Arts Market Demographic Profiles
TrendWatch Graphic Arts (TWGA) has published The 2006 Graphic Arts Market Demographic Profiles report, an update to the Demographic Profiles report published in February 2005. The report provides snapshots of the graphic arts markets: commercial printers and prepress shops, graphic design and production firms and publishing companies.
According to TWGA, 2006 Graphic Arts Market Demographic Profiles offers a brief yet thorough snapshot of the graphic communications industry.
Highlights from this report include:
•There are fewer than 28,000 commercial printing and prepress establishments in the U.S., a decline of 4.1 percent from the previous year.
•There are nearly 90,000 production workstations in print and prepress firms, almost two-thirds of which are Apple Macintoshes.
•48 percent of U.S. printing and prepress establishments are small commercial and quick printers, and yet small commercial and quick printers only account for 10 percent of all shipments in the industry.
•Ad agencies account for only 16 percent of U.S. design and production establishments, but account for 57 percent of the revenues.
TrendWatch Graphic Arts specializes in the assessment of trends and changes in graphic communications markets by providing timely and strategic information,hard-hitting market analysis and concise expert opinion.2006 Graphic Arts Market Demographic Profiles is available for purchase for $995. More info: TWGA, (866) 873-6310; e-mail: email@example.com; web: www.trendwatchgraphicarts.com.