• Digital Book Printing: Market Analysis & Forecast (2012-2017)


A new in-depth analysis of digital printing trends, opportunities, challenges, and key players in the North American book market. (September 2012, 280 pages of text with 160 tables and charts.)


Table of Contents

Introduction
Executive Summary


Part 1 Market Analysis

  • Key Trends & Issues
    • Book sales growth
    • Retail turmoil
    • Readership trends
    • Reading devices & eBooks sales
    • Print & eBooks use & preferences
    • Market consolidation
    • The phenomenon of Amazon
    • Status of legal battles
    • The boom in self-publishing
    • Sustainability status & developments
  • Sectors
    • Trade
    • Education (El-Hi/K12)
    • Higher education
    • Professional/STM
    • University Press
    • Religious
  • Key Players
    • Publishers
    • Retailers
    • Distributors
    • Printers
  • Digital book printing
    • Market growth
    • Monochrome & color
    • Impact of inkjet
    • Distribute & print
    • Customization & personalization
    • Technology developments
      • Printing equipment
      • inding & finishing
      • Substrates
    • Printing systems vendor assessments
  • Market size & forecast
    • Conventional & digital book printing volume
    • Digital print volume by book sector
    • Monochrome & color digital printing volume


Part 2 Survey Results

  • Book publisher survey
    • Background
    • Key trends
    • Impact of the economy
    • Challenges & opportunities
    • Returns
    • Conventional printing
    • Digital printing
    • eBooks & printed books

  • Book printer survey
    • Background
      • Book manufacturing activity
      • Types of books produced (volume by sector)
      • Printing processes (volume by technology)
      • Book attributes by segment (page count, trim sizes)
    • Perception of key market trends & major changes in past 18 months
    • Digital print production
      • Level of adoption & years of use
      • Business/digital printing challenges
      • Equipment installed base (by vendor, monochrome & color, toner & inkjet, sheet & web)
      • Equipment acquisitions (past 12 months/next 18 months)
      • Types of books produced (volume by sector)
      • Volume growth
      • Monochrome & color (volume and growth)
      • Distribute & print (involvement, volume, applications)
      • Personalization (involvement, volume, applications)
      • Digital & conventional print production
        • Book volume (conventional & digital)
        • Run lengths (average and breakdown of book volume)
        • Cost breakeven point (offset vs. toner and inkjet)
    • Inkjet printing
      • Length of involvement (number of years)
      • Print volume (inkjet vs. toner)
      • Types of books produced (volume by book sector)
      • Origin of books produced (offset, toner, new jobs)
      • Mononochrome & color volume breakdown
      • Binding & finishing (in-line, near-line and off- line)
      • Satisfaction level & requested improvements
      • Changes in assessment (of inkjet) in past year
      • Interest level among non-users
      • Decision making criteria for purchasing equipment
    • Workflow
      • Integration of offset & digital printing operations
      • Prepress systems installed
      • Print servers
      • Use of JDF
      • Key challenges
    • Binding & finishing
      • User requirements
      • Key challenges
      • Equipment acquisition plans (next 18 months)
      • Soft cover & hard cover (volume breakdown)
      • Sheet & signature production (volume breakdown)
      • Binding configurations (volume breakdown)
    • Substrates
      • Volume (breakdown by type for offset, toner, and inkjet)
      • Key challenges with digital printing
    • eBook production


Conclusions


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Digital Book Printing: Market Analysis & Forecast (2012-2017)

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