Print and Publishing Technology Forecasts to 2020

Print and publishing technology forecast to 2020 is a major new report answering challenging questions on future technologies and their impact on printing and publishing over the next 10 years.

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Product type: Market report
Date of publication: 14 Dec 2010
Product format: Digital Copy, Hard Copy
Number of pages: 194
Number of tables: 37
Number of figures: 27
Forecast range: 2010-2020

This report takes an in-depth look at the latest technology trends, disruptive influences on the print and publishing industries and developments within the major product sectors and print processes. With swot analysis for each technology and strategic market forecasts to 2020, if you are involved in any way with the print and publishing industries, this brand new report is essential reading for your business.

Description

FIND OUT ABOUT

  • Publishing and printing technology trends and analysis to 2020
  • Future developments in mis and workflow technologies
  • Developments in inks, papers and consumables

METHODOLOGY

Print and publishing technology forecast to 2020 is based on dedicated primary research involving interviews across the supply chain with key suppliers of equipment and consumables. Smithers Pira's researchers visited major print exhibitions (including Ipex) and discussed developments with leading equipment vendors. It also draws on a range of secondary sources, including access to unparalleled databases of magazines, journals and conference papers, as well as Smithers Pira's print reports and industry forecasts. The complementary mix of secondary and primary research methodologies provides a unique depth of information and analysis.

WHAT DO YOU GET?

  • Detailed analysis of the shape of the print and publishing industries with forecasts to 2020
  • A thorough assessment of print technology developments across all digital print processes, as Well as conventional print developments
  • Analysis of publishing technology trends to 2020, including e-readers and media it developments
  • In-depth analysis of the changing supply chains and opportunities for suppliers

HOW WILL THIS MARKET INTELLIGENCE REPORT BENEFIT YOU?

  • Get to grips with the technologies that will define future print markets
  • This report includes the latest, exclusive industry analysis and data, providing you with the complete guide to what the future holds for publishing and printing technology
  • Use the analysis of the impact of technology developments on printers, customers and suppliers to identify business opportunities
  • In-depth strategic forecasts to 2020 enabling you to plan your business strategy with confidence

WHO SHOULD BUY THIS REPORT?

  • Printers
  • Paper manufacturers
  • Pulp suppliers
  • Raw material suppliers
  • Equipment and consumables suppliers
  • Consultants and analysts

WHAT'S INCLUDED IN THE PRICE?

  • One hard copy of report couriered to you (see order form for postage costs) on publication date
  • Cd-rom with searchable pdf
  • Global intranet licence allowing everyone in your organisation electronic access to the study

Table of Contents

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 

INTRODUCTION AND METHODOLOGY

  • Introduction
  • Objectives and scope
  • Methodology and definitions

PUBLISHING AND TECHNOLOGY TRENDS TO 2020

  • The changing media mix
    • Publishing
    • Books
    • Newspapers
    • Magazines
  • Publishing technology
    • Computing and network power
    • Convergence
    • Electronic readers
    • Future of search
    • Social media
  • Media IT developments

PREPRESS AND WORKFLOW TECHNOLOGY FORECASTS 

  • Management information systems (MIS)
    • Administration/customer services
    • Purchasing
    • Sales and marketing
    • Production
    • Mis functions
  • Future forecast for mis and workflow systems
    • Overview and functions
    • Standards
    • Hardware and networking
    • Emerging functions
    • Environmental
    • Potential scenario for future print suppliers
  • Innovations at ipex
    • Integration
    • New functionality
    • Productivity improvements
    • New routes to market
  • Mis and workflow suppliers

PRINTING PROCESS FORECASTS TO 2020

  • Standardisation of print
    • Colour management
  • Digital printing
    • Electrophotography
  • Organic photoconductor developments
  • Toner developments
    • Bio-toners
    • Inkjet
    • Overprinters
    • Wide-format
    • Grand format
    • Flatbed
    • Narrow web fixed-head single pass
    • Wide web fixed-head single pass
    • Varnishing and coating
    • Miscellaneous integrations
    • Sheetfed
    • Inkjet head developments
    • Continuous
    • Drop-on-demand
  • Thermal tij
  • Piezo
  • Inkjet ink developments
    • Solvent (and lower impact eco-solvent) inks
    • Water-based inks
    • Uv curable inks
    • Oil-based inks
    • Phase-change inks
  • Future developments

ANALOGUE PRINT DEVELOPMENTS

  • Offset printing press developments
    • Fully automated 'lights-out' printing
    • Changes to inking and damping
    • Press format developments
    • Integrating print and finishing
    • Zero make-ready presses
    • Di (on-press imaging) presses
    • Low-cost, low-specification presses
  • Gravure
  • Flexographic printing developments
  • Press developments
    • Flexo prepress and plate production
    • Hybrid printing systems
  • Screen printing
  • Print finishing developments
  • Binding and finishing
    • Integrated finishing
  • Environmental pressures

COMMERCIAL PRINT PRODUCT FORECASTS TO 2020 

  • Changes in print buying
  • Promotional print
    • Point of sale (point of purchase)
    • Transactional and transpromotional
  • Commercial print
    • Business print and id
    • Security print
    • Broadening the service offering
  • Industrial decoration
  • Additional services, adding value
    • The role of print in multi-channel marketing
  • QR codes
  • Augmented reality

DEVELOPMENTS IN INKS, PAPERS AND CONSUMABLES TO 2020

  • Paper manufacturers
  • Printing inks and colourants
  • Printing papers
    • Environmental developments
    • Sustainable sourcing
    • Digital paper
  • Print room consumables
    • Printing plates
  • Flexo plates
    • Printing blankets
    • Print room chemistry

IMPACT ON PRINTERS, PRINT CUSTOMERS AND SUPPLIERS

  • Changing value chains and supply chains
  • Opportunities for suppliers
  • Equipment manufacturers
    • Ink manufacturers
    • Consumable suppliers
    • Paper manufacturers and merchants
    • Print management
    • Publishers
    • Corporate print buyers
    • Individual buyers and micro-businesses
  • Print service providers
    • Marketing services providers
    • Specialisation
  • Print and publishing technology predictions to 2012
  • Media developments
  • Specific printing and publishing developments
    • Prepress and workflow technology
    • Printing equipment developments
    • Digital print technology
    • Electrophotography developments
    • Conventional print
  • Print products
    • Newspapers and magazines
    • Books
    • Commercial print products
  • Inks and paper
  • Wildcards

Tables and Figures

  • Book publishing technology developments to 2020
  • Newspaper publishing technology developments to 2020
  • Magazine publishing technology developments to 2020
  • Timeline for mis/workflow developments
  • Timeline for development in electrophotographic printing
  • Timeline for development of inkjet
  • Timeline of analogue print technology developments 2010-20
  • Changing issues for publishers
  • Estimated book publishing industry net sales 2002-09
  • Smithers Pira survey results for it developments
  • Smithers Pira survey results for publishing developments
  • Likely short-term digital print developments
  • Swot analysis of electrophotography
  • Range of inkjet equipment
  • Swot analysis of inkjet
  • Inkjet ink comparison
  • Analogue print technology developments
  • Swot analysis of offset litho printing
  • Timeline of lithographic print developments 2010-20
  • Swot analysis of gravure
  • Timeline of technology developments in gravure printing, 2010-20
  • Swot analysis of flexography
  • Timeline of technology developments in flexo, 2010-20
  • Swot analysis of screen printing
  • Issues identified in survey for consumable suppliers to print
  • Technology map of commercial print processes in 2010
  • Forecast technology map of commercial print processes in 2020
  • Value chain for generic print products
  • Supply chain for print production, 2010
  • Supply chain for print production, 2020
  • Changing issues for publishers
  • Activities in mis and workflow systems, 2010
  • Activities in mis and workflow systems, 2020
  • Digital print technology map in 2010
  • Comparison of melt pulverised and chemically produced toners
  • Schematic of toner fusing
  • Kodak stream schematic mechanism
  • Figure from manroland patent showing potential inkjet head arrangement
  • Changing issues for conventional print technology
  • Value chain for generic print products
  • Waitrose rhubarb brulée mailer
  • Salem college mailer
  • Qr code link to Smithers Pira's market report website
  • Issues identified for print suppliers
  • Supply chain for print production, 2010
  • Supply chain for print production, 2020