The global market for inkjet printing will grow at a rate of 9.4% year-on-year and will be worth $109 billion in 2023, according to The Future of Inkjet Printing to 2023, a brand new market report from Smithers Pira. This contrasts positively with the general outlook for the print industry where growth is occurring at a more moderate 0.8% annually.
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The Association for Print Technologies (APTech℠) and the Printing and Paper Technology Association within VDMA, the Mechanical Engineering Industry Association of Germany (Verband Deutscher Maschinen- und Anlagenbau) announce the joint comprehensive study “Worldwide Market for Print 2.0: Global Opportunities in Publishing Printing and Marketing & Commercial Printing” (WWMP) is now available for purchase.
Steady Business Market Demand Drives PC Sales
Worldwide PC shipments totaled 62.1 million units in the second quarter of 2018, a 1.4 percent increase from the second quarter of 2017, according to preliminary results by Gartner, Inc. This is the first quarter of year-over-year global PC shipment growth since the first quarter of 2012.
Carbon Black is utilized as a filler in tires and numerous other products made of rubber. In plastics, printing inks, paints, and coatings, carbon black is used as a black pigment. Ceresana examined the global carbon black market already for the third time. “We expect a positive development of demand until 2025”, says Oliver Kutsch, CEO of the market research company: “Then, total consumption is likely to amount to over 15 million tonnes of carbon black.”
Pressure-sensitive films for the broad spectrum of graphic applications are the subject of a new edition of the established global market report from AWA Alexander Watson Associates: AWA Global Pressure-sensitive Graphic Films Market Study 2018. This is a major and diversified marketplace, representing a volume of 2575 million sqm of material volumes in 2017, and AWA forecasts that it will continue to grow at 6.2% per annum in the medium term.