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Published Date: 2016-04-18Number of Pages: 66

Specialty Printing Consumables Market - U.S. Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2016 - 2024

The recuperating economy of the U.S. has offered a massive growth opportunity to the market for specialty printing consumables in this country. The construction of new offices and the rejuvenation of older ones, in order to support business activities, have propelled the application of these consumables significantly. Additionally, the rise in demand for digital cameras as well as color laser printing is boosting the adoption of these consumables across the nation. The current trend among U.S. citizens of in-housing printing of photographs is also adding significantly to this growing demand.

Looking forward, the escalating application of these consumables in various printing procedures such as marking of tags and labels, and printing on consumer products, required in supermarkets, hypermarkets, offices, and the packaging industry is expected to boost their demand substantially over the next few years. In 2015, the opportunity in specialty printing consumables valued at US$24.1 bn in the U.S. Rising at a CAGR of 4.40% between 2016 and 2024, it is expected to worth US$35.7 bn by 2024.

On the whole, the opportunity in this market looks rewarding; however, the lack of raw materials, coupled with the stringent regulations regarding their usage, is likely to hamper the adoption of these consumables to some extent in the near future. Apart from this, the rapid advent of electronic media, replacing the concept of paper printing, in this country will also pose a serious threat to the market’s growth over the next few years.

Toners to Remain Leading Specialty Printing Consumables

Ink, toner, chemicals, and specialty substrates are the key specialty printing consumables available in the global market. In 2015, the demand for toners was the highest among these with a share of 48%. The segment is likely to remain dominant for the rest of the forecast period, expanding at a CAGR of 5.40%.

The specialty substrate segment is also anticipated to register significant growth in the coming years. The upswing in the adoption of digital cameras is projected to boost the demand for these substrates.



Demand for Specialty Printing Consumables Surges in Office and Professional Segment due to Increasing Business Communication

Specialty printing consumables find their widespread application in office and professional usage, commercial printing and publishing, and several other areas such as the packaging industry. These consumables report the maximum demand in the office and professional usage.

The post-recession economic recovery has encouraged a number of companies to expand, increasing the business communication, which requires a huge deal of office documents, reports, brochures, prints from the internet, and stationary items. All these sums up to soaring demand for specialty printing consumables in this segment, which does not look declining anytime soon. TMR estimates the opportunity in these consumables within this segment to increase at a CAGR of 4.70% between 2016 and 2024.

The specialty printing consumables market in the U.S. is led by HP Development Co., Xerox Corp., DIC Corp., Canon Inc., and Eastman Kodak Co. Claire Manufacturing Co., Arizona Chemical, American Ink Jet Corp., 3M, and FUJIFILM are some of the other prominent manufacturers of specialty printing consumables in this nation.


Table of Contents

1. Preface
    1.1. Research Scope
    1.2. Market Segmentation
    1.3. Research Methodology

2. Executive Summary
    2.1. U.S. Specialty Printing Consumables Market Snapshot
    2.2. U.S. Specialty Printing Consumables Market Revenue, 2014 - 2024 (US$ Mn) and Year-on-Year Growth (%)

3. U.S. Specialty Printing Consumables Market Analysis, 2014 - 2024 (US$ Mn)
    3.1. Key Trends Analysis
    3.2. Market Dynamics
          3.2.1. Drivers
          3.2.2. Restraints
          3.2.3. Opportunities
    3.3. U.S. Specialty Printing Consumables Market, By Printing Process
          3.3.1. Overview
          3.3.2. Lithographic Printing
          3.3.3. Flexographic Printing
          3.3.4. Rotogravure Printing
          3.3.5. Digital Printing
    3.4. U.S. Specialty Printing Consumables Market Analysis, By Product, 2014 - 2024 (US$ Mn)
          3.4.1. Overview
          3.4.2. Toner
          3.4.3. Ink
          3.4.4. Specialty Substrate
          3.4.5. Chemicals
    3.5. U.S. Specialty Printing Consumables Market Analysis, By Application, 2014 - 2024 (US$ Mn)
          3.5.1. Overview
          3.5.2. Office and Professional Application
          3.5.3. Commercial Printing and Publishing Application
          3.5.4. Other Application 
    3.6. Competitive Landscape
          3.6.1. Market Positioning of Key Players, 2015
          3.6.2. Competitive Strategies Adopted by Leading Players

4. Company Profiles
    4.1. DIC Corporation
          4.1.1. Company Details (HQ, Foundation Year, Employee Strength)
          4.1.2. Market Presence, By Segment and Geography
          4.1.3. Key Developments
          4.1.4. Strategy and Historical Roadmap
          4.1.5. Revenue and Operating Profits

* Similar details would be provided for all the players mentioned below

    4.2. Canon Inc.
    4.3. Xerox Corporation
    4.4. HP Development Company, L.P. 
    4.5. Eastman Kodak Co.
    4.6. Lexmark International Inc.
    4.7. Flint Ink Inc.
    4.8. Nazdar Ink Technologies

This report aims to provide a comprehensive strategic analysis of the U.S. specialty printing consumables market along with revenue and growth forecasts for the period from 2014 to 2024. Toners, inks, specialty substrates, and chemicals are the most common forms of printing consumables, used in offices and for commercial purposes. Due to their extensive use in business activity, the condition of the overall economy has a large impact on their consumption. The improving economy of North America would directly result in increased demand for these products, resulting in higher revenues from the market.

The report provides a forecast and estimates the U.S. consumption of these specialty printing consumables in terms of revenue (US$ million) from 2014 to 2024. The report offers an in-depth study of the market drivers, restraints, and growth opportunities. Using these factors, the report identifies various trends expected to impact the market during the forecast period from 2016 to 2024. It includes a comprehensive coverage of the underlying economic, environmental, and technological factors influencing the U.S. specialty printing consumables market. It provides the competitive landscape of key players in the U.S. specialty printing consumables market in order to highlight the state of competition therein. The report also provides a detailed competitive analysis of the key players in the U.S. specialty printing consumables market and identifies the various business strategies adopted by them. The study explains the penetration of each market segment within the country, and how these segments have accelerated the growth of the market as a whole.

The market for U.S. specialty printing consumables is segmented based on printing process, products, and applications. On the basis of the printing process, the market is segmented into lithographic printing, flexographic printing, rotogravure printing, and digital printing. Based on the product, the market is segmented into toner, ink, specialty substrates, and chemicals. Based on the applications, the market is segmented into office and professional application, commercial printing and publishing application, and other applications. The market size and forecast for U.S. has been provided for the period from 2014 to 2024 along with the CAGR (%) for the forecast period from 2016 to 2024. 

The report includes an overview of the market strategies, annual revenues, and the recent developments of key companies operating in the market. The key market participants profiled in this study include DIC Corporation, Canon Inc., Xerox Corporation, Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P., Eastman Kodak Co., Lexmark International Inc., Flint Ink Inc., and Nazdar Ink Technologies.

Market Segmentation:

Specialty Printing Consumables Market Analysis, by Printing Process

  • Lithographic Printing
  • Flexographic Printing
  • Rotogravure Printing
  • Digital Printing

Specialty Printing Consumables Market Analysis, by Application

  • Toner
  • Ink
  • Specialty Substrate
  • Chemicals

Specialty Printing Consumables Market Analysis, by Application

  • Office and Professional Application
  • Commercial Printing and Publishing Application
  • Other Application