The Future of Functional & Industrial Printing to 2024

This report covers the use of printing outside traditional graphic arts and packaging applications – a promising growth area for print businesses estimated to be worth nearly $66 billion as of 2018, and to grow to nearly $89 billion by 2024.

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Product type: Market report
Date of publication: 23 May 2019
Product format: Hard copy, Digital copy
Number of tables: Over 80
  • Printing technology is used to decorate manufactured products, or to provide new levels of functionality into items such as printed electronics. It quantifies the key market sectors – ceramics; wallpaper and décor; glass; automotive/aerospace; biomedical; printed electronics; 3D (for profit); inkjet textiles; and general promotional and miscellaneous decoration.
  • Data is presented in terms of value and printed volume from 2014 with forecasts to 2024 across the major regions of the world. The latest technical developments are covered, with discussion on how the markets are developing as attractive to equipment, substrate and ink suppliers.

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Our exclusive content:

  • Over 80 tables and figures of exclusive industry data based on primary and secondary research.
  • Quantitative five-year global market forecasts segmented by printing method, end use, and geographic region.
  • Analysis of key trends in diverse functional print markets such as 3D printing, printed electronics and biomedical, among others.

What methodology is used?

The market data presented in this report has been developed from an extensive database, including primary research sources and discussions with leading players across the supply chain. Smithers Pira uses primary research, together with cross checking against secondary sources. The technique is a combination of top-down and bottom up approaches.

Beside the original research many additional sources were used in obtaining the data. This includes economic forecasts, demographic and population changes, legislation, environmental pressures and technology developments in print, and the wider IT and communication sector. There is valuable real world sales data from many of the leading public companies and supplier organisations in the sector, and Smithers Pira has many high level contacts across the supply chain who shares their data confidentially.

What will you discover?

  • Future developments of the value and supply chains and what your business can do in order to capitalise on these markets.
  • Latest developments in functional and industrial print including gravure, screen printing, pad printing and other analogue methods, and inkjet, for printed ceramics, aerospace and automotive printing, printed glass, printed electronics, medical and bio applications.
  • In-depth analysis of key market drivers and trends for both functional and industrial printing.

Who should buy this report?

  • Raw material suppliers
  • Printers
  • Equipment and machinery suppliers Ink and consumable suppliers
  • Substrate suppliers (including ceramics, glass, textiles, plastics and composites)
  • Consultants and analysts

table of contents

  • 0.     Executive summary. x
  • Overview.. x

1.     Introduction and methodology. 1

  • Introduction. 1
  • Scope & definitions. 2
  • Methodology. 3
  • Scope & definitions. 4
  • Exchange rates. 5

2.       Functional industrial printing – the top line. 7

  • The competitive marketplace. 22
  • Key drivers and trends in industrial and functional printing. 24
  • Functional and industrial print substrates and materials. 24
  • Future opportunities and threats in industrial and functional print 24

3.        Décor and laminate printing  26

  • Overview 26
    • Growth in housing and increasing urbanisation. 28
    • Increasing cost of natural raw materials compared with printed décor 30
    • Convenience and durability. 30
    • Fashion trends. 31
    • Hospitality. 31
  • New capabilities. 32
  • Regulations. 32
  • Environmental pressures. 34
  • Categories of décor print 38
  • Screen printing. 39
  • Gravure. 40
  • Other analogue print methods. 41
  • Electrophotography. 43
  • Inkjet 44
  • Key players
    • Agfa. 48
    • Barberán. 49
    • Canon Océ. 49
    • Durst 49
    • EFI 50
    • Epson. 51
    • Fujifilm.. 51
    • HP.. 52
    • Hymmen. 52
    • Industrial Inkjet (IIJ) 53
    • Kodak. 54
    • Koenig and Bauer 54
    • Mimaki 54
    • Mutoh. 55
    • Padaluma Inkjet (Palis) 55
    • Roland DG.. 56
    • SPG Prints. 56

4.        Printed Glass. 58

  • Screen printing. 60
  • Pad printing (indirect gravure) 61
  • Inkjet 62

5.        Aerospace and automotive printing. 64

  • Screen printing. 67
  • Pad printing (indirect gravure) 68
  • Other analogue methods. 69
  • Inkjet 70

6.        Electronics printing. 74

  • Applications for printed electronics. 78
    • Circuitry and membrane switches. 78
    • RFID.. 79
    • Labels and packaging. 80
    • Printed displays. 81
    • Printed lighting. 81
    • Printed photovoltaics (PV) and batteries. 82
    • Printed flexible electronics. 83
  • Electronic print markets. 83
  • Screen printing. 84
  • Pad printing (indirect inkjet) 85
  • Gravure. 86
  • Other analogue print methods. 87
  • Inkjet 88

7.        Life science, biomedical and healthcare printing. 90

  • Screen printing. 94
  • Pad printing (indirect inkjet) 97
  • Gravure. 97
  • Other analogue print methods. 98
  • Inkjet 99

8.        Promotional and miscellaneous item printing  103

  • Screen printing. 105
  • Pad printing (indirect gravure) 106
  • Other analogue print methods. 107
  • Inkjet 108

9.        3D printing. 110

  • 3D printing technologies. 111
    • Digital Metal 116

10.            Inkjet printed textiles. 122

11.            Printing methods employed. 130

  • All Analogue Printing. 132
  • Screen printing. 134
  • Pad printing (indirect inkjet) 135
  • Gravure. 139
  • Other analogue print methods. 140
  • Electrophotography. 142
  •  Inkjet 145

12.            Regional functional printing markets. 147

  • Western Europe. 149
  • North America. 152
  • Asia. 154
  •  Latin America. 156
  •  Eastern Europe. 157
  •  Middle East 159
  • Africa. 161
  •  Australasia. 162

tables and figures

List of figures

  • Global functional industrial print market by application 2014-2024, ($ billion, constant values) 13
  • Global functional industrial print market by application 2014-2024, (billion square metres) 14
  • Regional functional industrial print market 2014-2024, ($ billion, 2017 constant values) 15
  • Regional functional industrial print market 2014-2024, (billion square metres) 16
  • Global functional industrial print market by print process employed 2014-2024, ($ billion, constant 2017 values) 18
  • Global functional industrial print market by print process employed 2014-2024, (billion square metres) 18
  • Schematic of high pressure laminate manufacturing process. 26

 List of tables

  • Exchange rates used in this study (=$1US, 2017 value) 5
  • Global functional industrial printed market by application 2014-2024 ($ billion, constant 2017 values and million square metres) 7
  • Global functional and industrial printing by printing process 2014-2024 ($ million, constant 2017 values and million square metres) 8
  • Regional functional and decorative printed production value market 2014-2024 ($ million, constant 2017 values and million square metres) 9
  • Global functional industrial printed market by application 2014-2024 ($ billion, constant 2017 values and billion square metres) 12
  • Regional functional industrial printed market 2014-2024 ($ billion, constant 2017 values and billion square metres) 15
  • Global functional industrial printed market by print process 2014-2024 ($ billion, constant 2017 values and billion square metres) 17
  • Outlook for industrial printed applications to 2024. 19
  • Regional décor and laminates printed market 2014-2024 ($ million, constant 2017 values and million square metres) 27
  • Décor and laminates industrial printing by process 2014-2024 ($ million, constant 2017 values and million square metres) 37
  • Décor and laminates industrial print product 2014-2024 ($ million, constant 2017 values and million square metres) 38
  • Regional screen printed décor and laminates market, 2014-2024 ($ million, constant 2017 values and million square metres) 39
  • Regional gravure printed décor and laminates market, 2014-2024 ($ million, constant 2017 values and million square metres) 40
  • Regional other analogue printed décor and laminates market, 2014-2024 ($ million, constant 2017 values and million square metres) 41
  • Share of digital print in overall printed décor market 2013-2023 (Value and Print volume) 42
  • Regional electrophotography printed décor and laminates market, 2014-2024 ($ million, constant 2017 values and million square metres) 44
  • Regional inkjet printed décor and laminates market, 2014-2024 ($ million, constant 2017 values and million square metres) 47
  • Regional printed glass market 2014-2024, ($ million, constant 2017 values and million square metres) 59
  • Glass industrial printing by process 2014-2024, ($ million, constant 2017 values and million square metres) 60
  • Regional screen printed glass market 2014-2024, ($ million, constant 2017 values and million square metres) 60
  • Regional pad (indirect gravure) glass printed market 2014-2024, ($ million, constant 2017 values and million square metres) 61
  • Regional inkjet printed glass production value market 2014-2024, ($ million, constant 2017 values and million square metres) 62
  • Regional automotive and aerospace printed market 2014-2024, ($million, constant 2017 values and million square metres) 65
  • Automotive and aerospace industrial printing by process 2014-2024, ($ million, constant 2017 values and million square metres) 66
  • Regional screen printed market 2014-2024, ($million, constant 2017 values and million square metres) 68
  • Regional pad (indirect gravure) printed production value market 2014-2024, ($ million, constant 2017 values and million square metres) 68
  • Regional automotive other analogue printed production value market 2014-2024, ($ million, constant 2017 values and million square metres) 69
  • Regional automotive inkjet printed production value market 2014-2024, ($ million, constant 2017 values and million square metres) 71
  • Regional electronics printed market 2014-2024 ($ million, constant 2017 values and million square metres) 76
  • Industrial electronics printing by process 2014-2024 ($ million, constant 2017 values and million square metres) 83
  • Regional screen printed electronics market 2014-2024 ($million, constant 2017 values and million square metres) 84
  • Regional pad (indirect gravure) printed electronics production value market 2014-2024 ($ million, constant 2017 values and million square metres) 85
  • Regional gravure printed electronics production value market 2014-2024 ($million, constant 2017 values and million square metres) 86
  • Regional other analogue printed electronics production value market 2014-2024 ($million, constant 2017 values and million square metres) 87
  • Regional inkjet printed electronics production value market 2014-2024 ($ million, constant 2017 values and million square metres) 89
  • Regional biomedical printed market 2014-2024 ($ million, constant 2017 values and million square metres) 92
  • Biomedical industrial printing by process 2014-2024 ($ million, constant 2017 values and million square metres) 92
  • Regional screen printed biomedical market 2014-2024 ($ million, constant 2017 values and million square metres) 95
  • Regional pad (indirect gravure) printed biomedical market 2014-2024 ($ million, constant 2017 values and million square metres) 97
  • Regional gravure printed production value market 2014-2024 ($ million, constant 2017 values and million square metres) 98
  • Regional other analogue biomedical printed market 2014-2024 ($ million, constant 2017 values and million square metres) 99
  • Regional inkjet printed biomedical market 2014-2024 ($ million, constant 2017 values and million square metres) 100
  • Regional promotional and miscellaneous item printed market 2014-2024, ($ million, constant 2017 values and million square metres) 104
  • Global promotional and miscellaneous item printing market by process 2014-2024, ($ million, constant 2017 values and million square metres) 104
  • Regional screen promotional and miscellaneous item printed market 2014-2024, ($ million, constant 2017 values and million square metres) 105
  • Regional pad (indirect gravure) promotional and miscellaneous item printed market 2014-2024, ($ million, constant 2017 values and million square metres) 106
  • Regional other analogue promotional and miscellaneous item printed production value market 2014-2024, ($ million, constant 2017 values and million square metres) 107
  • Regional inkjet printed promotional and miscellaneous item production value market 2014-2024, ($ million, constant 2017 values and million square metres) 108
  • Regional 3-D printed market 2014-2024 ($ million, constant 2017 values) 117
  • Regional inkjet printed textiles market 2014-2024 ($ million, constant 2017 values and million square metres) 125
  • Textile inkjet printers new installations 2014-24 (machine units) 127
  • Regional inkjet textile printer installations and new press sales 2014-2024, (units) 128
  • Global functional and industrial printing by printing process 2014-2024 ($ million, constant 2017 values and million square metres) 130
  • Strengths and weaknesses of industrial print processes. 131
  • Regional All analogue printed market 2014-2024, ($million, constant 2017 values and million square metres) 132
  • All analogue industrial printed markets 2014-2024, ($million, constant 2017 values) 133
  • Regional screen printed market 2014-2024, ($ million, constant 2017 values and million square metres) 134
  • Screen industrial printed markets 2014-2024, ($ million, constant 2017 values and million square metres) 134
  • Regional pad (indirect gravure) printed production value market 2014-2024, ($ million, constant 2017 values and million square metres) 137
  • Industrial pad printing markets 2014-2024, ($ million, constant 2017 values and million square metres) 138
  • Regional gravure printed production value market 2014-2024, ($ million, constant 2017 values and million square metres) 139
  • Gravure industrial printed markets 2014-2024, ($ million, constant 2017 values and million square metres) 140
  • Regional other analogue printed production value market 2014-2024, ($ million, constant 2017 values and million square metres) 141
  • Other analogue industrial printed markets 2014-2024, ($ million, constant 2017 values and million square metres) 141
  • Regional electrophotography printed production value market 2014-2024, ($ million, constant 2017 values and million square metres) 142
  • Electrophotography industrial printed markets 2014-2024, ($ million, constant 2017 values and million square metres) 144
  • Regional inkjet printed production value market 2014-2024, ($ million, constant 2017 values and million square metres) 145
  • Inkjet industrial printed markets 2014-2024, ($ million, constant 2017 values and million square metres) 146
  • Regional functional and decorative printed production value market 2014-2024 ($ million, constant 2017 values and million square metres) 147
  • Global functional industrial printed market by application 2014-2024 ($ billion, constant 2017 values and million square metres) 148
  • Global functional and industrial printing by printing process 2014-2024 ($ million, constant 2017 values and million square metres) 149
  • West European functional and industrial printed market by application 2014-2024 2014-2024 ($ billion, constant 2017 values and million square metres) 150
  • West European functional and industrial printing by process 2014-2024 ($ million, constant 2017 values and million square metres) 150
  • North American functional industrial printed market by application 2014-2024 ($ billion, constant 2017 values and million square metres) 153
  • North American functional and industrial printing by process 2014-2024 ($ million, constant 2017 values and million square metres) 153
  • Asian functional industrial printed market by application 2014-2024 ($ billion, constant 2017 values and million square metres) 154
  • Asian functional and industrial printing by process 2014-2024 ($ million, constant 2017 values and million square metres) 155
  • Latin American functional industrial printed market by application 2014-2024 ($ billion, constant 2017 values and million square metres) 156
  • Latin American functional and industrial printing by process 2014-2024 ($ million, constant 2017 values and million square metres) 157
  • East European functional industrial printed market by application 2014-2024 ($ billion, constant 2017 values and million square metres) 158
  • East European functional and industrial printing by process 2014-2024 ($ million, constant 2017 values and million square metres) 158
  • Middle Eastern functional industrial printed market by application 2014-2024 ($ billion, constant 2017 values and million square metres) 159
  • Middle Eastern functional and industrial printing by process 2014-2024 ($ million, constant 2017 values and million square metres) 160
  • African functional industrial printed market by application 2014-2024 ($ billion, constant 2017 values and million square metres) 161
  • African functional and industrial printing by process 2014-2024 ($ million, constant 2017 values and million square metres) 162
  • Australasian functional industrial printed market by application 2014-2024 ($ billion, constant 2017 values and million square metres) 162
  • Australasian functional and industrial printing by process 2014-2024 ($ million, constant 2017 values and million square metres) 163