For Immediate Release
Jan. 9, 2023
Amanda Kliegl, VP of Public Relations
PRINTING United Alliance
Free to Alliance members, the quarterly reports and research insight provide the industry with a timely assessment of current print market conditions viewed through the lens of macroeconomic conditions
Fairfax, Virginia — PRINTING United Alliance, the most comprehensive member-based printing and graphic arts association in the U.S., today announces that Canon U.S.A. Inc., has collaborated with the association to sponsor its invaluable "State of the Industry" research, a series of quarterly, panel-based reports addressing current print market and economic conditions, economic sentiment, and the strategic decisions being made across the varied segments of printing. For more information about the Alliance’s ‘State of the Industry’ research, free to members, visit printing.org/library/business-excellence/economics-forecasting/industry-reports/state-of-the-industry-series.
Industry-Leading Market Research and Economic Insight
For the first time ever, in addition to the comprehensive "State of the Industry" research series, a segment-specific ‘Print Business Outlook’ series will be offered, produced specifically for commercial, graphic and sign, and in-plant printing.
“Economic forecasting and market research is a critical component for business decision-makers. This research reinforces the Alliance’s commitment to members and the industry at large to provide regular, thorough, and sound methodology on the latest indicators in print,” says Andy Paparozzi, chief economist, PRINTING United Alliance. “Canon’s sponsorship ensures the uninterrupted delivery of timely and incisive research.”
“Market leaders in the printing industry continue to work with Canon because they count on us to be mutually invested in one another’s success,” says Robert Barbera, director, production solutions marketing, Canon U.S.A. Inc. “This body of work will deliver actionable intelligence to help guide today’s print providers with their critical business decisions. We have a robust plan in place to share this across all our relevant business units through a variety of customer tools and events planned throughout the year. In collaboration with PRINTING United Alliance, Canon U.S.A. is proud to sponsor this analytical work and insight it provides to the print industry and our customers.”
The next "State of the Industry" installation will be available this month and is free to Alliance members. Included in the report is a forecast of expected market conditions and critical, implementable action items to ensure success for print service providers.
Future reports this year will be available in March, July, and December.
PRINTING United Alliance Membership
For more information about joining the Alliance and gaining access to invaluable reports such as the ‘State of the Industry’ series, visit printing.org/join.
About Canon U.S.A., Inc.
Canon U.S.A., Inc., is a leading provider of consumer, business-to-business, and industrial digital imaging solutions to the United States and to Latin America and the Caribbean markets. With approximately $30.6 billion in global revenue, its parent company, Canon Inc. (NYSE:CAJ), as of 2021 has ranked in the top-five overall in U.S. patents granted for 36 consecutive years† and was one of Fortune Magazine's World's Most Admired Companies in 2022. Canon U.S.A. was featured in Newsweek’s Most Loved Workplaces list for 2021, ranking among the top 100 companies for employee happiness and satisfaction at work. Canon U.S.A. is dedicated to its Kyosei philosophy of social and environmental responsibility. To keep apprised of the latest news from Canon U.S.A., sign up for the Company's RSS news feed by visiting www.usa.canon.com/rss and follow us on Twitter @CanonUSA.
About PRINTING United Alliance
PRINTING United Alliance is the most comprehensive member-based printing and graphic arts association in the United States, comprising the industry’s vast communities. The Alliance serves industry professionals across market segments with preeminent education, training, workshops, events, research, government and legislative representation, safety, and environmental sustainability guidance, as well as resources from the leading media company in the industry – NAPCO Media. Now a division of PRINTING United Alliance, Idealliance is the global leader in G7 and standards-based training and certification for printing and graphic arts operations across the entire industry supply chain.
PRINTING United Alliance also produces the PRINTING United Expo, the most influential days in printing. The expansive display of technology and supplies, education, programming, and services are showcased to the industry at large, and represents all market segments in one easily accessed place.
† Number of patents for 2021 are based on figures released by IFI CLAIMS Patent Services. Figures for 2005 to 2020 are based on information issued by the United States Patent and Trademark Office.