Commercial Printing: United States

This report forecasts to 2022 and 2026 US commercial printing shipments in nominal US dollars at the printers' level. Total shipments are segmented by process in terms of: lithographic; digital; flexographic; screen; gravure; and other processes such as engraving, letterpress, and thermography. Total shipments are also segmented by product as follows: labels and wrappers; advertising; books; periodicals; and other products such as apparel, financial and legal forms, and office products.

To illustrate historical trends, total shipments and the various segments are provided in annual series from 2011 to 2021.

Publishers and content owners that print their own material in-house (captive publishing) are excluded from the scope of this report. 3D printing and the value of ancillary non-printing services offered by commercial printers are also excluded.

Key macroeconomic indicators are also provided with quantified trends. Other various topics, including profiles of pertinent leading companies, are covered in this report. A full outline of report items by page is available in the Table of Contents.

Related NAICS Codes:
323111 Commercial Printing (except Screen and Books)
323113 Commercial Screen Printing
323117 Books Printing

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