Three new market research studies scheduled for completion in 2002 have been approved by the NPES Board of Directors.
* The Current and Future Market Potential for Sheetfed and Web Press Options and Accessories will analyze trends and quantify accessories and access procurement methods.
* The Current and Future Market for Re-Marketed/Used Graphic Arts Equipment in NATFA will assess the trends of independent used equipment providers, dealers and manufacturers to rebuild and sell used equipment, determine market size and value and profile the top independent providers.
* The Market for Converting and Finishing Equipment Technologies will assess how changes in printing technologies and workflow affect converting and finishing, establishing current market figures and growth trends and identifying the impact of skilled labor.
Members interested in participating on the study task forces should contact the Market Research Department at 703/264-7200 or e-mail [email protected]
In addition, three studies currently under way are scheduled for completion late this year or early in 2002. They are The Current and Future Status of Inkjet Technology in the Graphic Arts Market; Future Requirements and Needs for Service and Support in the Graphic Communications Industry and The Impact of Direct-to Technology on the Market for Graphic Arts Film and Related Equipment: A Worldwide Perspective.