Shelly December 18, 2020

Trusted Business Insights answers what are the scenarios for growth and recovery and whether there will be any lasting structural impact from the unfolding crisis for the Specialty Printing Consumables market.

Trusted Business Insights presents an updated and comprehensive analysis of Specialty Printing Consumables Market. The report contains market predictions related to market size, revenue, production, CAGR, Consumption, gross margin, price, and other substantial factors. While emphasizing the key driving and restraining forces for this market, the report also offers a complete study of the future trends and developments of the market. The report further elaborates on the micro and macroeconomic aspects including the socio-political landscape that is anticipated to shape the demand of the Specialty Printing Consumables market during the forecast period (2021-2026).Our research analyst have analysed at the short-term stress in the industries subsectors as well as long-term impacts. Analyst have also examined the role of the leading market players involved in the industry including their corporate overview, financial summary, and SWOT analysis.

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Abstract, Snapshot, Market Analysis & Market Definition: Global Specialty Printing Consumables Market

The global Specialty Printing Consumables market size is projected to reach US$ 425.6 million by 2026, from US$ 334.42 million in 2020, at a CAGR of 4.1% during 2021-2026. Specialty printing consumables include products ranging from toner and ink cartridges to printer drums and ribbons. These are either processed in the form of powder or liquid as per the model of printer used by the manufacturer.Growing use of printing consumables in offices and educational institutions and the need for large-scale printing in commercial sectors such as textile and packaging has been driving the growth.

Rising demand across the textile industry for printing and rising applications in the packaging industry are a few major factors augmenting the specialty printing consumables market growth. Availability of effective technologies for printing processes such as hybrid printing, nano-scale printing, micro dispensing to 3D printing used in industries such as printed electronics, packaging, publishing, decorative designing, and automotive have contributed to the market growth over the years. For instance, Hubergroup launched globally compliant folding carton food packaging printing ink in January 2019. Hubergroup reinvented its MGA NATURA series with a single ink that complies with all the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) standards and EC Regulations to flourish in Europe and North America regions.

Based on product-type, toner held the largest market share of 35.64% in 2018. Toner being a powdered mix is used in laser printers and photocopies to print images and text on paper. It is widely used for commercial publishing such as newspapers, novels, and journals. With booming education industry worldwide, the demand for printed study material is on a rise, thereby boosting the growth of specialty printing consumables in this segment. The demand for chemicals is expected to decline over the forecast period owing to factors such as skin problems and respiratory issues due to long-term exposure to the chemical vapors. For instance, Switzerland is the only European country that currently has legislation namely Swiss Ordinance RS 817.023.21 that has established specific provisions for several types of food-contact materials and articles, including food packaging printing inks.

With upgrading aesthetic fashion trends in regions such as Asia Pacific (APAC) and Europe, the popularity of textile is on the rise. Online brands such as Ajio Life and Shein have augmented the demand for different printed fabrics to manufacture its clothing range, thereby serving the specialty printing consumable industry to boost substantially over the forecast period. Moreover, with growing fast-food industry in APAC region, the printed packaging market is expected to expand in the next seven years.

Market Segmentation, Outlook & Viewpoint: Global Specialty Printing Consumables Market

Product Market Segmentation & Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2014 – 2025)

  • Toner
  • Ink
  • Specialty Substrates
  • Chemicals

End User (Revenue, USD Million, 2014 – 2025)

  • Corporates
  • Commercial
  • Educational Institutions

Key Players, Recent Developments & Regional Insights: Global Specialty Printing Consumables Market

Ink product held the market share of 30.64% in 2018 and is expected to witness substantial growth over the forecast period. The typical inkjet printer uses fluid ink to create text and pictures and has a larger market compared to other types of printers available. Dye-based inks are generally used to print ATM receipts as the ink is cheaper and the printed text disappears over time. Hence, applications like these will augment the growth of printing ink in the expected years.

Specialty substrate is anticipated to witness the fastest CAGR of 4.5% over the forecast period. These substrates include vinyl, metallic, and fluorescents which could produce high-quality prints. The demand for such substrates is growing sharply as the high-speed; production inkjet market continues to evolve. For instance, the new HP inkjet printers use such specialty substrates to produce fine-quality, colored image prints and are witnessing high demand.

End User Insights

With the rise in the use of printing consumables in small offices and big corporates owing to heavy requirements on everyday basis has led to an increased demand for specialty printing consumables in this category. Moreover, with growing younger population, the number of schools and colleges is also on the rise. This would lead to a higher demand for printed study material thereby augmenting the growth.

The commercial category in the end-user segment is expected to boost due to the growing need for large scale printing  in sectors such as textiles, healthcare, and media, are a few to name. This increased demand for specialty printing consumables especially inks and specialty substrates in the commercial sector is anticipated to grow and capture a market share of 40.53% by the end of 2025. For instance, with advancement of healthcare sector, more than 20 different implants ranging from cranial implants to hip, knee, and spinal implants approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are produced with various 3D printing (additive manufacturing) technologies.

Regional Insights

In terms of value, North America is expected to register revenue of USD 122.4 million by 2025. With rise in 3D printing in sectors such as healthcare and construction in U.S., the demand for specialty substrates has increased rapidly. The market is expected to witness growth especially with new developments in construction technologies in this region. For instance, a U.S. based construction company Sunconomy, has teamed up with Russian 3D printers Apis Cor to make 3D printed homes across the country. This 3D printing machine consumes eight kilowatts of energy while constructing and as it involves additive manufacturing it produces little-to-no waste. The machine is designed to be portable in that it can be transported in the back of a truck to and from sites.

Brazil and Argentina are the leading consumers of printing consumables in Central and South America (CSA) due to higher ad spending, personalization, outdoor advertising, and specialization in converting packaging offer growth opportunities. The region is expected to expand at a CAGR of 3.4% over the forecast years. For instance, Siegwerk Druckfarben AG & Co. KGaA has signed a contract to purchase family-owned Tupahue Tintas, one of the Brazilian market leaders for flexo and gravure printing inks and varnishes located in Diadema. This acquisition will help the companies witness growth opportunities in Brazil.

Specialty Printing Consumables Market Share Insights

The global market is moderately fragmented with the presence of major players such as DIC Corporation; Canon Inc.; Xerox Corporation; HP; Eastman Kodak Co.; Flint Ink Inc.; Nazdar Ink Technologies; L.P.; Lexmark International Inc.; Fuji Photo Film Company Limited and many more.

The large and small manufacturers compete on the basis of quality and price. Companies such as HP; Canon Inc.; and Lexmark International Inc. specialize in manufacturing printing consumables such as inks and specialty substrates for different types of printers based on their applications including the ones used in 3D printing. This has helped boost the demand from countries such as U.S., U.K., and India.

Key Insights Covered: Global Specialty Printing Consumables Market

1. North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa, Latin America market size (sales, revenue and growth rate) of Specialty Printing Consumables industry.
2. Global major manufacturers’ operating situation (sales, revenue, growth rate and gross margin) of Specialty Printing Consumables industry.
3. Global major countries (United States, Canada, Germany, France, UK, Italy, Russia, Spain, China, Japan, Korea, India, Australia, New Zealand, Southeast Asia, Middle East, Africa, Mexico, Brazil, C. America, Chile, Peru, Colombia) market size (sales, revenue and growth rate) of Specialty Printing Consumables industry.
4. SWOT analysis, New Project Investment Feasibility Analysis, Upstream raw materials and manufacturing equipment & Industry chain analysis of Specialty Printing Consumables industry.
5. Global market size (sales, revenue) forecast by regions and countries from 2019 to 2024 of Specialty Printing Consumables industry.

Research Methodology: Global Specialty Printing Consumables Market

  • Data collection and base year analysis is done using data collection modules with large sample sizes. The market data is analyzed and forecasted using market statistical and coherent models. Also market share analysis and key trend analysis are the major success factors in the market report. To know more please Request a Sample Report.
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  • Supply Side Primary Contributors: Product Managers, Marketing Managers, C-Level Executives, Distributors, Market Intelligence, Regulatory Affairs Managers among other

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