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The Report on Prepress Services contains key information used by Marketing Departments in many of the Fortune 1,000 companies and beyond. The report helps identify industry changes, trends, key players, and growth opportunities.

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2016 Market Research Report on Prepress Services Industry

Current Research on the Prepress Services Industry

This section provides answers to fundamental and critical questions about the industry:
  1. What is the total market size ($ millions)?
  2. What is the Prepress Services industry outlook?
  3. Has the market grown or declined?
  4. What is the market growth rate?
  5. Are long term forecasts positive or negative?
  6. What is the industry size and average company size?
  7. How many companies are in the industry?

Market Size Statistics

The total U.S. market size for the Prepress Services industry: statistics cover all companies, both public and private. In addition to total revenue, the industry research provides details on employees, companies, and average firm size in the sector. Use this market information to research and analyze growth rates and the Prepress Services industry trends and market outlook based on quantitative research and economic data.

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Statistics 2010        2011        2012        2013        2014        2015
Market Size
(Total Sales/Revenue)

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Total Firms
Total Employees
Average Revenue Per Firm
Average Employees Per Firm
Statistics Source: AnythingResearch Analysis of US Census and government market data

Market Forecast - Prepress Services[PREMIUM]

Market forecasts show the long term industry outlook & Prepress Services future growth trends. The following five-year forecast utilizes advanced econometric techniques that project both short-term and long-term market growth outlook. The industry outlook can be used to set a strategy applicable to economic realities.

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Forecast / Industry Outlook 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Market Forecast ($ millions)
Source: AnythingResearch Economic Analysis

Product Mix

Product DescriptionSales
($ MM)
Percent Additional Information

Prepress services

Prepress services excl. plate prep., incl. film/color seps/etc.

Printing plates, prepared for printing (excl. blank plates)

Lithographic plates, prepared for printing (excl. blank plates)

Flexographic plates, prepared for printing (excl. blank plates)

Gravure plates, prepared for printing (excl. blank plates)

Printing plates, prepared for printing (excl. blank plates), nsk

Prepress services, nsk, total

Prepress services, nsk, nonadministrative-record establishments

Prepress services, nsk, administrative-record establishments

U.S. Geographic Distribution: Revenue Statistics by State

Market Size by State ($ millions) indicates how the industry's competition is distributed throughout the country. State-level information can identify areas with higher and lower market share than average.

U.S. map of Prepress Services by state

Income Statement (Average Financial Metrics)

Financial metrics provide a snapshot view of an "average" company. Key business metrics show revenue and operating costs. The data collected covers both public and private companies.

Industry AveragePercent of Sales
Total Revenue

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Operating Revenue
Cost of Goods Sold
Gross Profit

Operating Expenses
Pension, profit sharing plans, stock, annuity
Rent paid on business property
Charitable Contributions
Domestic production activities deduction
Compensation of officers
Salaries and wages
Employee benefit programs
Taxes and Licenses
Bad Debts
Other Operating Expenses
Total Operating Expenses
Operating Income
Non-Operating Income
EBIT (Earnings Before Interest and Taxes)
Interest Expense
Earnings Before Taxes
Income Tax
Net Profit
Source: AnythingResearch Analysis of U.S. federal statistics

Financial Ratio Analysis - Prepress Services

Financial ratio information can be used to compare how a company in the industry is performing relative to its peers. Accounting statistics are calculated from the industry-average for income statements and balance sheets.

Profitability & Valuation Ratios - Prepress ServicesIndustry Average
Company valuation can be measured based on the firm's own performance, as well as in comparison against its industry competitors. These metrics show how the average company in the Prepress Services industry is performing.
Profit Margin
Gross Profit Margin, Operating Profit Margin, and Net Profit Margin. Show company earnings relative to revenues.
Return on Equity (ROE)
Return on Equity (ROE) is net income as a percentage of shareholders' equity. Shareholders' Equity is defined as the company's total assets minus total liabilities. ROE shows how much profits a company generates with the money shareholders invested (or with retained earnings).
Return on Assets (ROA)
Return on Assets (ROA) is net income relative to total assets. The market research on Prepress Services measures how efficiently the company leverages its assets to generate profit. ROA is calculated as Net Income divided by Total Assets.

Liquidity Ratios - Prepress ServicesIndustry Average
Bankers and suppliers use liquidity to determine creditworthiness and identify potential threats to a company's financial viability.
Current Ratio
Measures a firm's ability to pay its debts over the next 12 months.
Quick Ratio (Acid Test)
Calculates liquid assets relative to liabilities, excluding inventories.

Efficiency Ratios - Key Performance IndicatorsIndustry Average
Measure how quickly products and services sell, and effectively collections policies are implemented.
Receivables Turnover Ratio
If this number is low in your business when compared to the industry average in the research report, it may mean your payment terms are too lenient or that you are not doing a good enough job on collections.
Average Collection Period
Based on the Receivables Turnover, this estimates the collection period in days. Calculated as 365 divided by the Receivables Turnover
Inventory Turnover
A low turnover rate may point to overstocking, obsolescence, or deficiencies in the product line or marketing effort.
Fixed-Asset Turnover
Generally, higher is better, since it indicates the business has less money tied up in fixed assets for each dollar of sales revenue.

Compensation & Salary Surveys for Employees

Compensation statistics provides an accurate assessment of industry-specific jobs and national salary averages. This information can be used to identify which positions are most common, and high, low, and average annual wages.

TitlePercent of WorkforceBottom Quartile Average (Median) SalaryUpper Quartile
Management Occupations 5%

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Chief Executives0%
General and Operations Managers3%
Sales and Related Occupations 6%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 19%
Information and Record Clerks 6%
Production Occupations 52%
Printing Workers 36%
Printing Workers 36%
Printing Press Operators 22%
Print Binding and Finishing Workers 9%
Other Production Occupations 10%
Miscellaneous Production Workers 6%
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 7%
Material Moving Workers 6%
Laborers and Material Movers, Hand 5%
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Companies in Prepress Services and Similar Industries[PREMIUM]

Prepress Services market research identifies top companies with the largest estimated market share. Information includes corporate earnings and public company ticker symbols where available.

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Public Prepress Services Company News

Web scan for recent news about public companies. Prepress Services market research on key company news, and Prepress Services statistics.

The market size analysis identifies the overall sales data within the industry. Statistics break down facts about companies within the market.

Government Contracts Related to Prepress Services

In 2014, the federal government spent a total of $1,172,401 on Prepress Services. It has awarded 7 contracts to 2 companies, with an average value of $586,200 per company.   

Top government vendors:

CompanyFederal ContractsTotal Award Amount

Segments classified within this market research report

This market research report includes companies whose primary business is any of the following:
Trade binding services, Samples mounting, Religious book binding without printing, Book binding shops, Offset plate preparation services, Embossing plate preparation services, Gold stamping books for the trade, Gravure plate and cylinder preparation services, Printing prepress services (e.g., color separation, imagesetting, photocomposition, typesetting), Printing postpress services (e.g., beveling, bronzing, folding, gluing, edging, foil stamping) to printed products (e.g., books, cards, paper), Photoengraving plate preparation services, Dictionary binding without printing, Electrotype plate preparation services, Postpress services (e.g., foil stamping, gilding) on printed materials, Printing plate preparation services, Rotogravure printing plates and cylinders preparation services, Screen for printing, preparation services, Lithographic plate preparation services, Professional book binding without printing, Flexographic plate preparation services, Pamphlet binding without printing, Book binding without printing, Photocomposition services, for the printing trade, Color separation services, Swatches and samples, mounting for the trade, Phototypesetting services, Engraving printing plate, Almanac binding without printing, Nonfiction book binding without printing, Imagesetting services, prepress, Typesetting (i.e., computer controlled, hand, machine), Repairing books, Technical manual paper (books) binding without printing, Encyclopedia binding without printing, Electronic prepress services for the printing trade, Prepress printing services (e.g., Fiction book binding without printing, School textbooks binding without printing, Letterpress plate preparation services, Rebinding books, magazines, or pamphlets, etc.

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