Commercial Printers


The 23,400 commercial printers in the US produce brochures, ads, books, packaging, business cards, and other output for clients. They are in the midst of a transition to digital technologies and electronic media.

Rapid Technological Change

The transition to digital technology has accelerated the rate of equipment change in the printing industry.

Weak Printing Demand

The commercial printing industry has seen falling demand for printed advertising materials caused by the shift to electronic media.