Consumers are increasingly reading news online, which is reducing demand for newspapers and other print publications, slowing the need for ink. The industry will experience a decline in revenue over the next five years, with consumers also reducing spending on packaged goods that rely on ink manufacturers. Industry operators will continue to see a decline in revenue as new technology replaces print media.Companies in this industry manufacture inkjet cartridges and printing and inkjet inks, including lithographic, flexographic, gravure and letterpress inks. These products are sold to commercial printers, newspaper and magazine printers, office supplies wholesalers and screen printers. This industry does not include operators that manufacture writing, drawing and stamping ink, nor toner cartridges for photocopiers, fax machines and computer printers.
This report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecasts, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.