On 18th January 2016, the InPrint Show, in partnership with I.T. Strategies, ran an industry survey completed by 150 respondents to highlight key trends and insight for the continued development of industrial print production.
The survey and report follows a number of white papers authored by I.T. Strategies and the InPrint Show and the free report features analysis on growth opportunities for new markets and tackles the challenges confronting a sector with high expectations and intense pressure for high quality production in highly challenging manufacturing conditions.
Accelerated growth for industrial printing
Headline findings revealed a confident technology sector in a state of development across an array of different industries. Nearly 34% believe growth to be double digit, an increase of nearly 10% on 2014 where the result was 25%. This is due to the continued evolution of industrial inkjet capability and rapid change in manufacturing production. This is also believed to be in line with consumer change and the need for flexible, just in time production which is transforming a number of industries. The unique capabilities of industrial printing as both a functional and decorative process means it performs a critical role in the production of multiple products and processes empowering manufacturing to adapt to constantly changing consumer demand.
InPrint Show key platform for development
Following on from accelerated growth, respondents that attended both InPrint 2014 and 2015, believed the market and technology had evolved considerably and that InPrint Show has played a key part in this development. As industrial print continues to grow in contrast to traditional print markets, the industry has a number of challenges to overcome to meet the demand for highly sophisticated print technology for industrial manufacture.
Marcus Timson, InPrint Show Co-Founder comments: “The survey and report analyses the challenges, trends and highlights the opportunities for the industrial print sector. The results reveal a market rich in innovation and one that is developing at a fast pace. Respondents certainly felt that there were some key challenges and initiatives that are need in order for industrial print to continue to develop in the positive state that it has up to now. Another fundamental challenge for the industry is in making the right investment decision for the next stage of industrial inkjet development. It is encouraging that InPrint is regarded as a key platform for the development of industrial printing. We will continue our collaborative approach with the industry and look forward to providing insight in future reports, events, webinars and at the show itself.”
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