World Digital Color Printing Systems Market to Reach $101.9 Billion by 2012, According to New Report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc.

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The advent of digital technology into printing resulted in the opening up of new avenues for the industry. Driven by value-added applications, digital printing would continue to grow and complement the offset printing technology and reach $101.9 billion by 2012.

Digital Color Printing Systems: A Global Strategic Business Report

In the present scenario, the printing industry is very competitive with customers demanding shorter run lengths, personalization, and faster turnarounds. In order to capitalize on these demands new operational ways are needed, which would translate into innovative means to enhance productivity and return on investment (ROI). Printing is rapidly shifting towards digitization primarily due to a multitude of advantages the technology offer. Among several advantages the technology offer, color is the major growth propeller. Advancements in the digital arena have further largely expanded its capabilities. Digital technology aids workflow logistics, enhances efficiency and effectively utilizes resources. Printing workflow when integrated with digital technologies significantly minimizes plate setting as well as press down time and thus cuts down set-up and batch changeover costs.

Europe and United States dominate the global Digital Color Printing Systems market. Europe represents the largest regional market for digital color printing systems. However, Asia Pacific is poised to register the fastest CAGR over the period 2006-2015. Inkjet printing systems market constitutes the largest segment within the global digital color printing systems market, while Electrophotographic printing systems market represent the fastest growing segment over the period 2006-2015.

Digital printing market is attracting numerous new players due to absence of significant entry barriers. However, digital printing market is highly technology-driven as the success and high margins are entirely dependent on technology innovations, investment in R&D, business model, and customer satisfaction. Factors largely influencing digital printing market include investment in additional equipment for capacity expansion, transition of digital printing shops from commercial printing to market services firms, and change in attitude of creatives such as corporate designers, ad agencies and graphic designers.

Key market participants in the Digital Color Printing Systems market include Brother International Corporation, Canon U.S.A. Inc., Dell Inc., Eastman Kodak Company, FUJIFILM Holdings Corporation, Hewlett-Packard Company, Konica Minolta Holdings Inc., Lexmark International Inc., Ricoh Company Ltd., Samsung Electronics, Seiko Epson Corporation, Sharp Corporation, Sony Corporation, Toshiba America Business Solutions, Xerox Corporation, and others.

The report titled "Digital Color Printing Systems: A Global Strategic Business Report" published by Global Industry Analysts, Inc., provides a comprehensive review of market trends, drivers, product profile, players, competition, recent developments, mergers, acquisitions, and other strategic industry activities. Analysis is presented for major geographic markets such as the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Rest of World. Global and regional analytics are provided in terms of segments such as Inkjet Printing Systems (Printers, Media and Ink) and Electrophotographic Printing Systems (Printers, Media and Toner).

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