Canon Collaborates with PRINTING United Alliance on ‘State of the Industry’ Research
PRINTING United Alliance, the most comprehensive member-based printing and graphic arts association in the U.S., 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 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.