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2009 U.S. PRINT MARKET SEGMENTS


(Segments broken down by Employee Size of Establishments)

Market Segments

Size of Estab.

1-4

5-9

10-19

20-49

50-99

100-249

250+

Total


Book Printing

Establishments  50 31 29 35 24 32 42 243
Employment 104 220 389 1,103 1,959 4,929 27,725 36,428
Shipments(M) $10.29 $22.32 $42.61 $136.52 $283.34 $686.56 $3,858.88 $5,040.52

Business Forms Printing 

Establishments 101 69 68 96 56 52 13 455
Employment 241 533 1,071 3,742 4,529 9,583 4,722 24,422
Shipments(M) $29.90 $64.73 $133.72 $475.39 $592.36 $1,256.49 $631.19 $3,183.77

Financial, Legal Printing

Establishments 12 6 13 14 8 7 3 63
Employment 24 35 140 348 506 828 1,128 3,009
Shipments(M) $2.44 $3.65 $16.24 $44.55 $76.27 $146.30 $198.68 $488.13

General Commercial Printing

Establishments 6,613 4,568 2,587 1,788 755 378 186 16,875
Employment 16,262 33,096 36,850 54,899 58,934 55,480 86,358 341,878
Shipments(M) $1,695.47 $3,501.19 $4,082.34 $6,743.71 $8,500.82 $9,229.12 $15,540.25 $49,292.90

Greeting Card Printing

Establishments 6 5 3 5 3 5 6 33
Employment 14 36 39 151 237 716 2,624 3,817
Shipments(M) $1.41 $3.37 $4.31 $16.94 $33.20 $117.72 $426.45 $603.39

Label, Wrapper  Printing

Establishments 74 100 110 143 66 44 18 555
Employment 168 705 1,453 3,837 4,279 6,416 8,509 25,366
Shipments(M) $23.42 $100.96 $218.22 $604.17 $753.57 $1,391.07 $1,822.47 $4,913.87

Magazine Printing

Establishments 36 15 21 26 20 19 39 176
Employment 83 104 276 790 1,553 2,792 17,616 23,214
Shipments(M) $8.82 $10.86 $31.45 $95.52 $211.74 $465.06 $3,062.61 $3,886.06

Newspaper Printing

Establishments 616 521 520 554 296 252 158 2,917
Employment 1,726 3,668 7,330 15,774 23,409 37,384 74,232 163,523
Shipments(M) $207.49 $422.58 $921.30 $2,144.51 $3,805.74 $6,761.46 $14,937.05 $29,200.14

Other Finishing Services

Establishments 282 154 121 104 56 30 10 757
Employment 633 1,079 1,871 3,186 4,267 3,990 3,318 18,344
Shipments(M) $40.30 $72.32 $122.46 $219.69 $360.76 $369.33 $299.77 $1,484.63

Other Specialty Printing

Establishments 489 128 116 132 84 51 33 1,033
Employment 1,154 898 1,530 3,980 6,481 7,345 15,668 37,054
Shipments(M) $116.38 $92.54 $174.58 $504.69 $970.31 $1,261.21 $2,701.18 $5,820.88

Package Printing

Establishments 97 91 151 263 254 286 83 1,225
Employment 242 658 2,045 8,135 20,393 42,724 41,392 115,589
Shipments(M) $28.72 $83.84 $288.96 $1,236.89 $3,728.02 $8,873.52 $8,720.73 $22,960.68

Prepress Services

Establishments 1,840 567 368 250 80 38 10 3,153
Employment 4,192 3,979 5,119 7,771 5,693 5,771 4,668 37,194
Shipments(M) $412.13 $403.58 $549.99 $887.40 $769.52 $837.29 $684.01 $4,543.93

Quick Printing

Establishments 2,365 1,285 660 300 46 18 15 4,689
Employment 5,552 8,154 8,353 8,818 2,808 2,143 4,200 40,028
Shipments(M) $478.08 $710.55 $831.07 $976.93 $341.67 $280.22 $543.00 $4,161.52

Screen Printing

Establishments 297 180 108 108 54 32 9 788
Employment 630 1,259 1,438 3,326 3,288 4,586 4,259 18,787
Shipments(M) $67.66 $138.60 $165.11 $418.59 $497.16 $759.68 $776.37 $2,823.17

Tag, Ticket, Tape Printing

Establishments 14 12 18 28 9 9 3 93
Employment 34 83 238 847 688 1,277 1,362 4,529
Shipments(M) $3.57 $9.30 $27.33 $113.46 $106.96 $231.40 $248.95 $740.96

Thermography 

Establishments 25 19 45 21 10 7 1 128
Employment 63 137 612 660 784 1,060 478 3,795
Shipments(M) $6.40 $13.75 $66.95 $80.95 $112.52 $174.32 $81.22 $536.12

Trade Binding

Establishments 100 77 66 74 41 19 5 382
Employment 249 649 1,023 2,434 3,463 2,689 1,695 12,202
Shipments(M) $16.35 $43.79 $71.33 $177.50 $289.78 $244.18 $151.14 $994.06

Total

Establishments 13,017 7,828 5,004 3,941 1,862 1,279 634 33,565
Employment 31,372 55,294 69,776 119,800 143,272 189,714 299,953 909,179
Shipments(M) $3,148.81  $5,697.92  $7,747.97  $14,877.40  $21,433.74  $33,084.94  $54,683.95  $140,674.74 

 


2009 U.S. Print Markets


State

Establishments

Employment

Shipments ($M)

  Rank Rank Rank
AK
59
50
3,110
42
$538.20
40
AL
291
29
9,500
27
$1,510.87
27
AR
240
32
7,653
30
$1,290.28
29
AZ
487
23
8,713
28
$1,233.96
30
CA
5,586
1
109,005
1
$16,097.19
1
CO
515
21
11,810
23
$1,799.42
24
CT
522
20
14,433
20
$2,219.43
20
DC
75
49
1,539
50
$232.72
49
DE
83
47
2,213
46
$357.64
46
FL
1,210
8
25,605
12
$3,883.89
12
GA
666
16
19,041
18
$2,971.43
18
HI
78
48
1,605
49
$212.99
50
IA
376
25
11,742
24
$1,802.83
23
ID
102
42
2,893
44
$464.68
44
IL
1,915
3
60,485
3
$9,389.91
4
IN
737
12
21,154
13
$3,258.62
14
KS
354
27
12,789
22
$2,049.83
22
KY
327
28
11,502
26
$1,768.51
25
LA
265
30
7,257
31
$1,206.01
31
MA
984
10
29,093
10
$4,562.61
10
MD
657
17
20,987
14
$3,061.45
17
ME
152
37
5,660
35
$942.33
35
MI
1,043
9
25,925
11
$3,917.55
11
MN
737
13
34,411
9
$5,597.04
9
MO
721
14
19,814
16
$3,071.45
16
MS
145
39
4,097
38
$628.00
39
MT
95
45
2,038
47
$309.89
47
NC
712
15
20,788
15
$3,341.82
13
ND
85
46
1,707
48
$255.60
48
NE
235
33
6,287
33
$997.34
32
NH
186
35
5,560
36
$883.25
36
NJ
1,568
7
37,628
7
$5,792.57
8
NM
173
36
2,692
45
$383.23
45
NV
131
40
5,695
34
$945.41
34
NY
2,591
2
65,253
2
$9,988.35
2
OH
1,686
6
46,422
5
$7,117.66
5
OK
360
26
6,560
32
$960.81
33
OR
452
24
11,561
25
$1,756.67
26
PA
1,812
4
60,001
4
$9,414.29
3
RI
151
38
3,138
40
$469.87
43
SC
246
31
8,219
29
$1,388.94
28
SD
100
44
3,086
43
$522.42
41
TN
497
22
19,180
17
$3,081.84
15
TX
1,790
5
40,081
6
$6,016.94
7
UT
195
34
5,244
37
$799.90
37
VA
551
19
14,165
21
$2,122.97
21
VT
101
43
3,129
41
$492.59
42
WA
592
18
17,168
19
$2,797.70
19
WI
762
11
36,802
8
$6,030.50
6
WV
115
41
4,007
39
$635.68
38
WY
52
51
732
51
$99.67
51

Total

33,565

 

909,179

 

$140,674.74

 

 


2009 U.S. MARKET SEGMENT BREAKOUT


 

Establishments

Employment

Shipments


COMMERCIAL PRINTING

General Commercial Printing* 16,875 341,878 $49,292.90
Quick Printing* 4,689 40,028 $4,161.52
Magazine Printing 176 23,214 $3,886.06
Newspaper Printing 2,917 163,523 $29,200.14
Book Printing 243 36,428 $5,040.52
Financial, Legal Printing 63 3,009 $488.13
Screen Printing 788 18,787 $2,823.17
Thermography 128 3,795 $536.12
Total 25,879 630,663 $95,428.56

FORM, LABEL & TAG PRINTING

Business Forms Printing 455 24,422 $3,183.77
Label, Wrapper Printing 555 25,366 $4,913.87
Tag, Ticket, Tape Printing 93 4,529 $740.96
Total 1,103 54,317 $8,838.60

GREETING CARD PRINTING

Total 33 3,817 $603.39

SPECIALTY PRINTING

Total 1,033 37,054 $5,820.88

PACKAGING PRINTING

Total 1,225 115,589 $22,960.68

TRADE SERVICES

Prepress Services 3,153 37,194 $4,543.93
Trade Binding 382 12,202 $994.06
Other Finishing Services 757 18,344 $1,484.63
Total 4,292 67,740 $7,022.63

TOTAL U.S. PRINTING

33,565 909,179 $140,674.74

 
*The small commercial printing (<10 employees) and quick printing market totals:

Total

14,831 63,064 $6,385.29