5 July 2017
Structure of the Printing Industry Report
Loss of 10,00 printing establishments
Loss of 10,00 printing establishments
 The Changing Structure of the Printing Industry: Published by Printing Industries of America looks at  National and State Trends 2004–2015 The one constant in the printing industry is change—in technology, in products and services, and in the economic and competitive structure of the industry. In this special report, looks at  examine trends in printing industry structure—establishments and employment. Discuss the outlook for future structural changes; and provide a competitive scan through trend analysis at the local  level.
Since peaking in 1994 at almost 54,500, the number of printing plants in the United States has declined every year with a total decline of roughly 28,000 plants (over 50%) in the past 20 years. The annual percentage range of decline has typically been 1–3% per year with an average of around 2%. These numbers are “net” numbers in that they measure the number of surviving plants each year. It is calculated by taking the starting plants from the year before, adding in new printing firms or start-ups, and subtracting those plants that go out of business for various reasons.No numbers are available on Canada but one could extrapolate information from this report for the Canadian market. For more infomation on this report contact 

Tai McNaughton

Economist - Printing Industries of America tmcnaughton@printing.org

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