State of the Canadian printing industry 2011

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Cat. No.: Iu44-86/2012
ISBN: 978-1-100-54220-1
IC registration No.: 60969


Industry Canada has partnered with the Canadian Printing Industries Association to analyze aspects of the commercial printing industry in Canada. This report summarizes the results of a March 2011 survey of Canadian printing company executives. The survey explored the industry's economic, management and technology issues, and sought to determine the degree to which Canadian printers are adopting new value-added business strategies and technological innovations. Additional analysis from Printing Industries of America reports and other research was also incorporated into this report. The report also offers insights on printing industry market trends and metrics, major technological capital investments, and business conditions, and also includes a discussion of key printing industry trends.

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This study was prepared for Industry Canada by the Canadian Printing Industries Association in collaboration with the Printing Industries of America. Opinions and statements in the publication attributed to named authors do not necessarily reflect the policy of Industry Canada or the Government of Canada.

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