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Ink Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2018-2023

Ink Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2018-2023

Ink is a liquid or a paste containing pigments or dyes used to colour a surface for producing an image, design, or text. It has been around since ages and plays a key role in almost every aspect of human life. Inks can be divided into two broad classes- printing inks and writing inks. In the past few years, the consumption of printing inks has increased due to the growth in letterpress, lithographic printing, publishing and packaging industries. Other factors like affordability, constant innovations and popularity of environment-friendly inks are also encouraging the growth of global ink market. According to IMARC group, the global ink market has reached values worth US$ 19 Billion in 2017, growing at a CAGR of around 4% during 2010-2017.

IMARC’s latest study “Ink Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2018-2023” has segmented the market on the basis of types and major regions. The different types of ink available in the market are oil based inks, solvent-based liquid inks and water-based liquid inks. On the basis of geography, the Asia-Pacific region currently represents the largest market accounting for around one-third of the total global consumption. Asia Pacific is followed by North America and Europe. The report has further analysed the major players operating in the global ink market. Sun Chemicals currently represents the biggest manufacturer in this market. Other major players include Flint Group, Toyo Ink, Siegwerk Group, Sakata INX and Huber Group.

The report provides a comprehensive analysis for setting up an ink manufacturing plant. The study covers all the requisite aspects of the ink industry and provides an in-depth analysis of the global ink market, industry performance, processing and manufacturing requirements, project cost, project funding, project economics, expected returns on investment, profit margins, etc. This report is a must-read for entrepreneurs, investors, researchers, consultants, business strategists, and all those who are planning to foray into the ink industry in any manner.

Key Questions Answered in This Report?

How has the ink market performed so far and how will it perform in the coming years?
What are the key regional markets in the global ink industry?
Which are the various types of ink?
What are the price trends of ink?
What are the various stages in the value chain of the ink industry?
What are the key driving factors and challenges in the ink industry?
What is the structure of the ink industry and who are the key players?
What is the degree of competition in the ink industry?
What are the profit margins in the ink industry?
What are the key requirements for setting up an ink manufacturing plant?
How is an ink manufactured?
What are the various unit operations involved in an ink plant?
What is the total size of land required for setting up an ink plant?
What are the machinery requirements for setting up an ink plant?
What are the raw material requirements for setting up an ink plant?
What are the packaging requirements for an ink?
What are the transportation requirements for an ink?
What are the utility requirements for setting up an ink plant?
What are the manpower requirements for setting up an ink plant?
What are the infrastructure costs for setting up an ink plant?
What are the capital costs for setting up an ink plant?
What are the operating costs for setting up an ink plant?
What will be the income and expenditures for an ink plant?
What is the time required to break-even?


1 Preface
2 Scope and Methodology
2.1 Objectives of the Study
2.2 Stakeholders
2.3 Data Sources
2.3.1 Primary Sources
2.3.2 Secondary Sources
2.4 Market Estimation
2.4.1 Bottom-Up Approach
2.4.2 Top-Down Approach
2.5 Forecasting Methodology
3 Executive Summary
4 Introduction
4.1 Overview
4.2 Key Industry Trends
5 Global Ink Industry
5.1 Market Overview
5.2 Market Performance
5.2.1 Volume Trends
5.2.2 Value Trends
5.3 Price Analysis
5.3.1 Price Indicators
5.3.2 Price Structure
5.3.3 Price Trends
5.4 Market Breakup by Ink Type
5.5 Market Breakup by Product Type
5.6 Market Breakup by Application
5.7 Market Breakup by Region
5.8 Market Forecast
5.9 SWOT Analysis
5.9.1 Strengths
5.9.2 Weaknesses
5.9.3 Opportunities
5.9.4 Threats
5.10 Value Chain Analysis
5.10.1 Raw Material Procurement
5.10.2 Manufacturing
5.10.3 Marketing
5.10.4 Distribution
5.10.5 Exports
5.10.6 End-Use
5.11 Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
5.11.1 Overview
5.11.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers
5.11.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
5.11.4 Degree of Competition
5.11.5 Threat of New Entrants
5.11.6 Threat of Substitutes
5.12 Key Market Drivers and Success Factors
6 Market Breakup by Product Type
6.1 Lithographic
6.2 Flexographic
6.3 Gravure
6.4 Digital
6.5 Letterpress
6.6 Others
7 Market Breakup by Ink Type
7.1 Oil Based
7.2 Solvent Based
7.3 Water Based
8 Market Breakup by Application
8.1 Label & Packaging
8.2 Commercial Printing
8.3 Publications
8.4 Others
9 Market Breakup by Region
9.1 Asia Pacific
9.2 North America
9.3 Europe
9.4 Others
10 Competitive Landscape
10.1 Market Structure
10.2 Key Players
11 Ink Manufacturing Process
11.1 Product Overview
11.2 Detailed Process Flow
11.3 Various Types of Unit Operations Involved
11.4 Mass Balance and Raw Material Requirements
12 Project Details, Requirements and Costs Involved
12.1 Land Requirements and Expenditures
12.2 Construction Requirements and Expenditures
12.3 Plant Machinery
12.4 Machinery Pictures
12.5 Raw Material Requirements and Expenditures
12.6 Raw Material and Final Product Pictures
12.7 Packaging Requirements and Expenditures
12.8 Transportation Requirements and Expenditures
12.9 Utility Requirements and Expenditures
12.10 Manpower Requirements and Expenditures
12.11 Other Capital Investments
13 Loans and Financial Assistance
14 Project Economics
14.1 Capital Cost of the Project
14.2 Techno-Economic Parameters
14.3 Product Pricing and Margins Across Various Levels of the Supply Chain
14.4 Taxation and Depreciation
14.5 Income Projections
14.6 Expenditure Projections
14.7 Financial Analysis
14.8 Profit Analysis
15 Key Player Profiles
List of Figures
Figure 1: Global: Ink Industry Overview
Figure 2: Global: Ink Market: Volume Trends (in Million Tons), 2010-2017
Figure 3: Global: Ink Market: Value Trends (in Billion US$), 2010-2017
Figure 4: Ink Price Trends (in US$/Ton), 2010-2017
Figure 5: Global: Ink Market: Breakup by Product Type (in %), 2017
Figure 6: Global: Ink Market: Breakup by Ink Type (in %), 2017
Figure 7: Global: Ink Market: Breakup by Application (in %), 2017
Figure 8: Global: Ink Market: Breakup by Region (in %), 2017
Figure 9: Global: Ink Market Forecast: Volume Trends (in Million Tons), 2018-2023
Figure 10: Global: Ink Market Forecast: Value Trends (in Billion US$), 2018-2023
Figure 11: Global: Ink Industry: SWOT Analysis
Figure 12: Global: Ink Industry: Value Chain Analysis
Figure 13: Global: Ink Industry: Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
Figure 14: Asia Pacific: Ink Market (in Billion US$), 2010, 2017 & 2023
Figure 15: North America: Ink Market (in Billion US$), 2010, 2017 & 2023
Figure 16: Europe: Ink Market (in Billion US$), 2010, 2017 & 2023
Figure 17: Others: Ink Market (in Billion US$), 2010, 2017 & 2023
Figure 18: Global Ink Market: Oil Based Ink Market (in Million US$), 2010, 2017 & 2023
Figure 19: Global Ink Market: Solvent Based Liquid Ink Market (in Million US$), 2010, 2017 & 2023
Figure 20: Global Ink Market: Water Based Liquid Ink Market (in Million US$), 2010, 2017 & 2023
Figure 21: Ink Manufacturing Plant: Detailed Process Flow
Figure 22: Ink Manufacturing Process: Conversion Rate of Products
Figure 23: Ink Manufacturing Plant: Packaging Requirements
Figure 24: Ink Manufacturing Plant: Breakup of Capital Costs (in %)
Figure 25: Ink Industry: Profit Margins at Various Levels of the Supply Chain
Figure 26: Ink Production: Manufacturing Cost Breakup (in %)
List of Tables
Table 1: Global: Ink Market: Key Industry Highlights, 2017 and 2023
Table 2: Global: Ink Market Forecast: Breakup by Product Type (in Billion US$), 2018-2023
Table 3: Global: Ink Market Forecast: Breakup by Ink Type (in Million US$), 2018-2023
Table 4: Global: Ink Market Forecast: Breakup by Application (in Billion US$), 2018-2023
Table 5: Global: Ink Market Forecast: Breakup by Region (in Million US$), 2018-2023
Table 6: Ink Manufacturing Plant: Costs Related to Land and Site Development (in US$)
Table 7: Ink Manufacturing Plant: Costs Related to Civil Works (in US$)
Table 8: Ink Manufacturing Plant: Costs Related to Machinery (in US$)
Table 9: Ink Manufacturing Plant: Raw Material Requirements
Table 10: Ink Manufacturing Plant: Costs Related to Salaries and Wages (in US$)
Table 11: Ink Manufacturing Plant: Costs Related to Other Capital Investments (in US$)
Table 12: Ink Manufacturing Plant: Details of Financial Assistance Offered by Financial Institutions
Table 13: Ink Manufacturing Plant: Capital Costs (in US$)
Table 14: Ink Manufacturing Plant: Techno-Economic Parameters
Table 15: Ink Manufacturing Plant: Taxation and Depreciation
Table 16: Ink Manufacturing Plant: Income Projections (in US$)
Table 17: Ink Manufacturing Plant: Expenditure Projections (in US$)
Table 18: Ink Manufacturing Plant: Cash Flow Analysis Without Considering the Income Tax Liability
Table 19: Ink Manufacturing Plant: Cash Flow Analysis on Considering the Income Tax Liability
Table 20: Ink Manufacturing Plant: Profit and Loss Account

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