Post-drupa Technology Forecast for Print and Printed Packaging to 2026

This report will be invaluable in shaping strategies for firms to deal with and profit from the changes that will reshape print and packaging supply chains over the next 10 years.

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Product type: Market report
Date of publication: 31 Aug 2016
Product format: Hard Copy, Digital Copy
Number of pages: 110
Number of tables: 33
Number of figures: 8
  • A momentum shift was reflected at drupa 2016
  • Digital suppliers grabbed the headlines as well as exhibition space, showing equipment that will directly compete with litho and flexo
  • Packaging and (to a lesser extent) industrial applications are growing in importance, as the industry identifies long-term business opportunities
  • End-to-end workflow developments are reducing the administration load associated with print, opening new market sectors by making it easier to specify and order print while controlling all aspects of production.

Description

Our exclusive content:

  • Technology developments for each print sector over the next ten years
  • Extensive, informed discussion of social and regulatory factors shaping the industry
  • Changes in print buying and print management to 2026, including digital printing, MIS developments, inkjet, toner and more.

What methodology is used?

The information in Post-drupa Technology Forecast for Print and Printed Packaging to 2026 is based on comprehensive participation from drupa 2016, in-depth interviews with the leading players in the print value chain, including machinery suppliers, raw material and substrate manufacturers, inks and pigments suppliers, consumables suppliers, printers, publishers and print buyers. Secondary research was based on extensive literature analysis of published data and trade statistics.

What will you discover?

  • The key drivers shaping the future of communication, as consumers demand new channels for information, education and entertainment
  • Technology developments, putting them into context and forecasting the impacts on the different sectors and applications
  • Understand how your technologies, products and services are likely to fit into the bigger picture as the printing industry evolves.

Who should buy this report?

  • Equipment and machinery suppliers
  • Raw materials and consumables suppliers
  • Inks and pigments suppliers
  • Packaging converters
  • Digital printers

Table of Contents

Contents

Executive Summary

Overview

1. Introduction and methodology

  • Introduction

2. The role of technology developments in printing

  • How technology changes print supply chains
  • How technology changes print quality
  • How technology changes print productivity and cost

3. Major trends in print

  • Printing in the age of industry 4.0
  • The new digital

4. Print in a connected world: workflow and supply chain developments

  • Multichannel communications
  • Workflow
  • Connectivity
  • On-line print [web-ro-print (to finish, to-product)]
    • Cloud computing
    • Packaging develpments in a connected world

5. Printing process developments

  • Sheetfed litho
    • UC curing
      • Low energy curing (H-UV)
      • UV LED curing
  • Web offset
  • Flexography
    • Flexo prepress
  • Gravure
  • Digital Printing
    • Electrophotography
    • Inkjet
      • Printhead technology
      • Inkjet product enhancement
      • Ink technology
      • Inkjet in labels and packaging
  • Finishing
  • Digital finishing

6. Printing product developments

  • Books
  • Newspapers
  • Magazines
  • Commercial print
  • Advertising print
  • Catalogues
  • Security print
  • Labels and packaging
    • Labels
    • Cartons
    • Corrugated
    • Other packaging - rigid plastics, glass and metal
    • Non printing systems
  • Non-graphical and industrial functional print applications
    • Textile inkjet printing
    • Industrial and functional inkjet

7. Developments beyond ink-on-paper printing

  • Print management and trade printing services
  • Marketing services
  • Print embellishment
  • Functional features
    • Smart packaging

8. Ink and colorant developments

9. Print consumables and substrates developments

  • Plates and imaging cylinders
    • Litho plates
    • Flexo plates
  • Printing blankets
  • Press-room chemicals
  • Paper and board
    • Supply chain developments for paper and board

Tables and Figures

List of figures:

  • FIGURE 0.1 Commercial Print supply chain in 2016
  • FIGURE 0.1 Commercial Print supply chain in 2026
  • FIGURE 0.1 Integrated end-to-end print workflow
  • FIGURE 0.1 Typical activities in a commercial print company
  • FIGURE 0.1 Magazine printing value activity map
  • FIGURE 0.1 Value chain for litho plates
  • FIGURE 0.1 Value chain for flexo plates
  • FIGURE 0.1 Value chain for litho printing blankets

List of tables:

  • TABLE 0.1 General IT and Communication technology trends 2016-2026
  • TABLE 0.3 Development of analogue and digital press productivity from 2016-2026
  • TABLE 0.2 Key print technology drivers and trends 2016-26
  • TABLE 0.1 Global print and printed packaging market sectors 2011-2021 ($ billion current and constant 2015 values and trillion A4 prints)
  • TABLE 0.2 SWOT Analysis for Print In 2016 Printing
  • TABLE 0.2 Stages of Industrial Revolutions
  • TABLE 0.1  Multichannel Drivers and Trends, 2016-26
  • TABLE 0.1  Timeline of workflow developments for print to 2026
  • TABLE 0.2 Timeline of on-line print specification and procurement systems 2026
  • TABLE 0.3 Timeline of packaging developments to 2026
  • TABLE 0.1 Comparison between traditional UV, low energy UV and LED UV curing
  • TABLE 0.2 Timeline for development of sheetfed litho printing to 2026
  • TABLE 0.3 Timeline for development of litho web printing to 2026
  • TABLE 0.4 Timeline for development of flexo printing to 2026
  • TABLE 0.5 Timeline for development of gravure printing to 2026
  • TABLE 0.6 Timeline for development of electrophotography printing to 2026
  • TABLE 0.7 Inkjet heads available in 2016
  • TABLE 0.8 Timeline for development of inkjet printing to 2026
  • TABLE 0.9 Timeline for development of print finishing to 2026
  • TABLE 0.1 Timeline for development of book printing to 2026
  • TABLE 0.2 Timeline for development of newspaper printing to 2026
  • TABLE 0.3 Timeline for development of magazine printing to 2026
  • TABLE 0.4 Timeline for development of commercial printing to 2026
  • TABLE 0.5 Timeline for development of advertising printing to 2026
  • TABLE 0.6 Timeline for development of catalogue printing to 2026
  • TABLE 0.7 Timeline for development of security printing to 2026
  • TABLE 0.8 Single pass inkjet corrugated presses
  • TABLE 0.1 Timeline for print management and trade printing to 2026
  • TABLE 0.2 Print companies as marketing service providers
  • TABLE 6.31 Developments in ink technologies to 2026
  • TABLE 0.2 Timeline for litho plate developments to 2026
  • TABLE 0.2 Timeline for flexo plate developments to 2026
  • TABLE 0.2 Timeline of environmental developments for paper and board