Smithers believes now is the right time to publish the definitive study on the direct to shape printing market.
Growing adoption of ‘Direct to Shape’ printing has the potential to revolutionise the packaging industry. It has the potential to reduce the need for labels and release liners, reduce inventory and work in progress will ultimately significantly reduce costs.
The study will quantify the market (volume and value) and forecast growth over the next five years based on extensive new primary research.
It will also outline the competitive landscape, regulatory environment, and forecast technology developments and scenarios to 2024. The study will provide analysis of the drivers for adoption and potential inhibitors of growth for direct to shape printing. It will also look at pricing of inks and cost models in this sector.