Market Watch


  • The Industry Measure Releases New Studies

    The Industry Measure Releases New Studies The Industry Measure (formerly TrendWatch Graphic Arts) has released a number of new surveys and studies.  According to its fall 2006 printing survey, The Industry Measure Business Optimism Inde…
    12.03.09

  • Printable Electronics Market Predicted To Reach 12.1 Billion in 2011

    Printable Electronics Market Predicted To Reach $12.1 Billion in 2011 According to a newly released report from NanoMarkets, an industry analyst firm based in Glen Allen, VA, the market for printable electronics (PE) will grow from $354 mi…
    12.03.09

  • Study Examines Future of Flexible Packaging in Europe

    Study Examines Future of Flexible Packaging in Europe The imminent closure of a significant amount of UK production capacity announced by two of Europe’s leading suppliers of flexible packaging is in direct response to extreme compet…
    12.03.09

  • Market Watch

    Improved Handling of Shorter Runs, Broadening Digital Capabilities Among Key Printing Trends According to a new report, “Profitably Handling Shorter Runs,” from TrendWatch Graphic Arts (TWGA), “profitably handling shorter runs&…
    12.03.09

  • Market Watch

    Consumption of Rad-Cure Products on the Rise According to the consulting firm of Kusumgar, Nerlfi & Growney, global consumption of radiation-cured products in 2005 was 270,000 metric tons, with a value of $2.75 billion. Included are pr…
    12.03.09

  • Market Watch

    TWGA Offers Report on Printing and Packaging According to TrendWatch Graphic Arts’ (TWGA) report, Printing and Packaging 2006, as the commercial printing market has become increasingly competitive, printers and trade shop are looking…
    12.03.09

  • Market Watch

    NAPL Printing Business Index Rises for March The National Association for Printing Leadership’s (NAPL) Printing Business Index (PBI), the graphic communications industry trade association’s broadest measure of print activity, r…
    12.03.09

  • Market Watch

    PRIMIR Conducts Study on Digital Printing Print Industries Market Information and Research (PRIMIR) has recently begun a new study, Digital Printing Outlook in a Production Environment. State Street Consultants, Inc. and John M. Hamm a…
    12.03.09

  • Security Printing to Reach $6.3 Billion by 2010 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…
    12.03.09

  • RFID Market 2.7B in 2006, Rising to 12.35B in 2010

    RFID Market $2.7B in 2006, Rising to $12.35B in 2010 The market for RFID, which is projected in 2006 to be $2.7 billion, is expected to rise to $12.35 billion in 2010, according to a new IDTechEx study of the entire RFID industry: RFID Forecasts…
    12.03.09

  • Print Outlook Speakers Predict Continued Growth

    Print Outlook Speakers Predict Continued Growth According to speakers at Print Outlook 06, despite the loss of some $200 million in print revenues due to Hurricane Katrina, the industry has shown strong growth in 2005 to continue the rebound tha…
    12.03.09

  • TWGA Publishes Printing Forecast 2006

    TWGA Publishes Printing Forecast 2006 TrendWatch Graphic Arts (TWGA) has released its Printing Forecast 2006, which examines the forces that will affect graphic arts in the next 12 months and beyond. According to the study, the biggest challenge…
    12.03.09