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Tactile and Dimensional Printing: Global Markets to 2022

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Tactile and Dimensional Printing: Global Markets to 2022
Published: November 2, 2017 Content info: 179 Pages
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Report Highlights

The global market for tactile printing reached nearly $1.1 billion in 2016. This market is estimated to reach $1.9 billion in 2022 from $1.2 billion in 2017 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 10.3% for 2017-2022.

Report Includes:

  • 56 data tables and 6 additional tables
  • An overview of the global market for tactile printing
  • Analyses of global market trends, with data from 2016, estimates for 2017, and projections of compound annual growth rates (CAGRs) through 2022
  • Analyses of the market by application, by technology type, by end users, and by region.
  • Discussion of different tactile printing technologies, along with the advantages and disadvantages of each
  • Distribution of patent activity relating to tactile printing
  • Current and upcoming government regulations relating to both security and accessibility for the visually impaired
  • Profiles of companies involved or potentially involved in tactile printing

Report Scope

This report considers commercial- and industrial-scale tactile printing equipment, as relevant to applications that include printing of packages, labels, currency, security documents and accessibility for the blind and visually impaired, including both braille and tactile graphics. For a detailed list of segments and breakdowns included in the scope of this report, please refer to the bullet lists below, near the end of this chapter. This report reviews and considers relevant and applicable technologies, references regulations to the extent that they drive or interfere with tactile printing market development, summarizes market developments, identifies industry trends and their influence on markets, provides a summary of relevant industry organizations and their function, provides a detailed patent analysis and provides insights and key information to support business- and investment-related strategy decisions. Note that this report does not consider small-scale consumer products such as handheld or manual embossing presses. Estimated values used are based on manufacturers' total revenues. Projected and forecasted revenue values are in constant U.S. dollars, unadjusted for inflation.

Analyst Credentials

Robert Eckard, PhD, has 10 years of market research experience, including across various commercial, industrial and consumer level markets. Dr. Eckard has completed reviews of industrial technologies and systems for a wide array of Fortune 500 corporations, startups, consultants, industry organizations, the U.S. government, state governments and various other clients. His clients and, as a result contacts, span the globe, supporting substantial detail and key insights in this report that are not easily or readily obtained elsewhere. Dr. Eckard also runs a small industry research and technical consulting company, with an emphasis on industrial sectors. He has reliably and repeatedly produced successful and well-regarded market research reports for BCC Research, on an array of global subjects, ranging from industrial products and systems to materials, industrial equipment, commercial equipment and efficiency-related technologies, including associated industries.

Table of Contents
Product Code: AVM123A

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction

  • Study Goals and Objectives
  • Reasons for Doing This Study
  • Scope of Report
  • Information Sources
  • Research Information Sources
  • Intended Audience
  • Methodology
  • Technology Breakdowns
  • Application Breakdowns
  • Geographic Breakdown
  • Analyst's Credentials
  • Related BCC Research Reports

Chapter 2: Summary and Highlights

Chapter 3: Market and Technology Background

  • What is Tactile Printing?
  • What is NOT Tactile Printing?
  • History of Tactile Printing
    • Tactile Writing and Graphics Systems for the Visually Impaired
    • Embossing History
    • Screen Printing History
    • Gravure Printing History
    • Inkjet and UV Printing History
  • Tactile Printing: Applications
    • Packaging and Advertising
    • Currency and Security Operations
  • Tactile Printing: Technologies
    • Gravure Printing
    • Screen Printing
    • Flexography
    • Inkjet Printing
    • Embossing
  • Summary of Tactile Print Technologies and Applications
  • Tactile Print and Graphics: Technologies Not Considered
  • Microcapsule Paper and Fusers
  • Benefits of Tactile Printing
  • Drawbacks of Tactile Printing
  • Emerging Technologies
    • Touchable Ink
    • 3D Printing

Chapter 4: Market Breakdown by Technology Type

  • Gravure Printing
  • Flexography
  • Screen Printing
  • Inkjet Printing
  • Embossing
  • Regional Market Summary
  • Market Summary by Technology

Chapter 5: Market Breakdown by Application

  • Packaging
  • Labels
  • Currency and Security
  • Accessibility for the Blind and Visually Impaired
  • Market Summary by Application

Chapter 6: Industry Trends

  • Tactile Printing Supply Chains
    • Printing Press and Printer Supply Chains
    • Embosser Supply Chains
    • Opportunities for Supply-Chain Optimization
    • Beyond Supply-Chain Efficiency
  • Industry Organizations
    • Industry Trends Influencing Markets

Chapter 7: Patent Review/ New Developments

  • Tactile Printing

Chapter 8: Company Profiles

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List of Tables

  • Summary Table: Global Market for Tactile Printing, by Application Category, Through 2022 ($ Millions)
    • Table 1: Summary of Tactile Print Techniques and Applications
    • Table 2: Global Market for Gravure Tactile Printing, by Region, Through 2022 ($ Millions)
    • Table 3: Global Market Share for Gravure Tactile Printing, by Region, 2016-2022 (%)
    • Table 4: North American Market for Gravure Tactile Printing, by Country, Through 2022 ($ Millions)
    • Table 5: European Market for Gravure Tactile Printing, by Country, Through 2022 ($ Millions)
    • Table 6: Asian Market for Gravure Tactile Printing, by Country, Through 2022 ($ Millions)
    • Table 7: Global Market for Flexographic Tactile Printing, by Region, Through 2022 ($ Millions)
    • Table 8: Global Market Share for Flexographic Tactile Printing, by Region, 2016-2022 (%)
    • Table 9: North American Market for Flexographic Tactile Printing, by Country, Through 2022 ($ Millions)
    • Table 10: European Market for Flexographic Tactile Printing, by Country, Through 2022 ($ Millions)
    • Table 11: Asian Market for Flexographic Tactile Printing, by Country, Through 2022 ($ Millions)
    • Table 12: Global Market for Tactile Screen Printing, by Region, Through 2022 ($ Millions)
    • Table 13: Global Market Share for Tactile Screen Printing, by Region, 2016-2022 (%)
    • Table 14: North American Market for Tactile Screen Printing, by Country, Through 2022 ($ Millions)
    • Table 15: European Market for Tactile Screen Printing, by Country, Through 2022 ($ Millions)
    • Table 16: Asian Market for Tactile Screen Printing, by Country, Through 2022 ($ Millions)
    • Table 17: Global Market for Tactile Inkjet Printing, Through 2022 (Units)
    • Table 18: Global Market for Tactile Inkjet Printing, by Region, Through 2022 ($ Millions)
    • Table 19: Global Market Share for Tactile Inkjet Printing, by Region, 2016-2022 (%)
    • Table 20: North American Market for Tactile Inkjet Printing, by Country, Through 2022 ($ Millions)
    • Table 21: European Market for Tactile Inkjet Printing, by Country, Through 2022 ($ Millions)
    • Table 22: Asian Market for Tactile Inkjet printing, by Country, Through 2022 ($ Millions)
    • Table 23: Global Market for Embossing, Through 2022 (Units)
    • Table 24: Global Market for Embossing, by Region, Through 2022 ($ Millions)
    • Table 25: Global Market Share for Embossing, by Region, 2016-2022 (%)
    • Table 26: North American Market for Embossing, by Country, Through 2022 ($ Millions)
    • Table 27: European Market for Embossing, by Country, Through 2022 ($ Millions)
    • Table 28: Asian Market for Embossing, by Country, Through 2022 ($ Millions)
    • Table 29: Global Market for Tactile Printing, by Region, Through 2022 ($ Millions)
    • Table 30: Global Market Share for Tactile Printing, by Region, 2016-2022 (%)
    • Table 31: North American Market for Tactile Printing, by Country, Through 2022 ($ Millions)
    • Table 32: European Market for Tactile Printing, by Country, Through 2022 ($ Millions)
    • Table 33: Asian Market for Tactile Printing, by Country, Through 2022 ($ Millions)
    • Table 34: Global Market for Tactile Printing, by Technology, Through 2022 ($ Millions)
    • Table 35: Global Market for Tactile Printing, by Technology, 2016-2022 (%)
    • Table 36: Global Market for Tactile Printing Used in Packaging, by Region, Through 2022 ($ Millions)
    • Table 37: Global Market Share for Tactile Printing Used in Packaging, by Region, 2016-2022 (%)
    • Table 38: North American Market for Tactile Printing Used in Packaging, by Country, Through 2022 ($ Millions)
    • Table 39: European Market for Tactile Printing Used in Packaging, by Country, Through 2022 ($ Millions)
    • Table 40: Asian Market for Tactile Printing Used in Packaging, by Country, Through 2022 ($ Millions)
    • Table 41: Global Market for Tactile Printing Used in Label Making, by Region, Through 2022 ($ Millions)
    • Table 42: Global Market Share for Tactile Printing Used in Label Making, by Region, 2016-2022 (%)
    • Table 43: North American Market for Tactile Printing Used in Label Making, by Country, Through 2022($ Millions)
    • Table 44: European Market for Tactile Printing Used in Label Making, by Country, Through 2022 ($ Millions)
    • Table 45: Asian Market for Tactile Printing Used in Label Making, by Country, Through 2022 ($ Millions)
    • Table 46: Global Market for Tactile Printing Used in Currency and Security, by Region, Through 2022 ($ Millions)
    • Table 47: Global Market Share for Tactile Printing Used in Currency and Security, by Region, 2016-2022 (%)
    • Table 48: North American Market for Tactile Printing Used in Currency and Security, by Country, Through 2022 ($ Millions)
    • Table 49: European Market for Tactile Printing Used in Currency and Security, by Country, Through 2022 ($ Millions)
    • Table 50: Asian Market for Tactile Printing Used in Currency and Security, by Country, Through 2022 ($ Millions)
    • Table 51: Global Market for Tactile Printing Used in Accessibility, by Region, Through 2022 ($ Millions)
    • Table 52: Global Market Share for Tactile Printing Used in Accessibility, by Region, 2016-2022 (%)
    • Table 53: North American Market for Tactile Printing Used in Accessibility, by Country, Through 2022($ Millions)
    • Table 54: European Market for Tactile Printing Used in Accessibility, by Country, Through 2022 ($ Millions)
    • Table 55: Asian Market for Tactile Printing Used in Accessibility, by Country, Through 2022 ($ Millions)
    • Table 56: Global Market for Tactile Printing by Application, Through 2022 ($ Millions)
    • Table 57: Global Market Share for Tactile Printing by Application, 2016-2022 (%)
    • Table 58: Summary of Tactile Printing Industry Organizations: North America
    • Table 59: Summary of Tactile Printing Industry Organizations: Europe
    • Table 60: Summary of Tactile Printing Industry Organizations: Asia
    • Table 61: Key Patents Within the Tactile Printing Segment, Through February 2017

List of Figures

  • Summary Figure: Global Market for Tactile Printing, by Application Category, 2016-2022 ($ Millions)
    • Figure 1: Child Reading Braille, Shows Double-Sided/Offset Braille Printing
    • Figure 2: Tactile Map with Braille
    • Figure 3: Simple Tactile Element Included in Currency (CAD $20): Braille for the Visually Impaired
    • Figure 4: Gravure Printing Press Schematic
    • Figure 5: Screen Printing Schematic
    • Figure 6: Flexographic Printing Schematic
    • Figure 7: Gravure Printing Versus Flexographic Printing Output in Packaging and Label Applications Region (%)
    • Figure 8: Global Market for Gravure Tactile Printing, by Region, 2016-2022 ($ Millions)
    • Figure 9: Global Market Share for Gravure Tactile Printing, by Region, 2016-2022 (%)
    • Figure 10: North American Market for Gravure Tactile Printing, by Country, 2016-2022 ($ Millions)
    • Figure 11: European Market for Gravure Tactile Printing, by Country, 2016-2022 ($ Millions)
    • Figure 12: Asian Market for Gravure Tactile Printing, by Country, 2016-2022 ($ Millions)
    • Figure 13: Global Market for Flexographic Tactile Printing, by Region, 2016-2022 ($ Millions)
    • Figure 14: Global Market Share for Flexographic Tactile Printing, by Region, 2016-2022 (%)
    • Figure 15: North American Market for Flexographic Tactile Printing, by Country, 2016-2022 ($ Millions)
    • Figure 16: European Market for Flexographic Tactile Printing, by Country, 2016-2022 ($ Millions)
    • Figure 17: Asian Market for Flexographic Tactile Printing, by Country, 2016-2022 ($ Millions)
    • Figure 18: Comparison of Rotary Screen to Other Print Technology Throughput Speeds (Square Meters per Second Print Throughput)
    • Figure 19: Global Market for Tactile Screen Printing, by Region, 2016-2022 ($ Millions)
    • Figure 20: Global Market Share for Tactile Screen Printing, by Region, 2016-2022 (%)
    • Figure 21: North American Market for Tactile Screen Printing, by Country, 2016-2022 ($ Millions)
    • Figure 22: European Market for Tactile Screen Printing, by Country, 2016-2022 ($ Millions)
    • Figure 23: Asian Market for Tactile Screen Printing, by Country, 2016-2022 ($ Millions)
    • Figure 24: Global Market for Tactile Inkjet Printing, 2016-2022 (Units)
    • Figure 25: Global Market for Tactile Inkjet Printing, by Region, 2016-2022 ($ Millions)
    • Figure 26: Global Market Share for Tactile Inkjet Printing, by Region, 2016-2022 (%)
    • Figure 27: North American Market for Tactile Inkjet Printing, by Country, 2016-2022 ($ Millions)
    • Figure 28: European Market for Tactile Inkjet Printing, by Country, 2016-2022 ($ Millions)
    • Figure 29: Asian Market for Tactile Inkjet Printing, by Country, 2016-2022 ($ Millions)
    • Figure 30: Global Market for Embossing, by Region, 2016-2022 (Units)
    • Figure 31: Global Market for Embossing, by Region, 2016-2022 ($ Millions)
    • Figure 32: Global Market Share for Embossing, by Region, 2016-2022 (%)
    • Figure 33: North American Market for Embossing, by Country, 2016-2022 ($ Millions)
    • Figure 34: European Market for Embossing, by Country, 2016-2022 ($ Millions)
    • Figure 35: Asian Market for Embossing, by Country, 2016-2022 ($ Millions)
    • Figure 36: Global Market for Tactile Printing, by Region, 2016-2022 ($ Millions)
    • Figure 37: Global Market Share for Tactile Printing, by Region, 2016-2022 (%)
    • Figure 38: North American Market for Tactile Printing, by Country, 2016-2022 ($ Millions)
    • Figure 39: European Market for Tactile Printing, by Country, 2016-2022 ($ Millions)
    • Figure 40: Asian Market for Tactile Printing, by Country, 2016-2022 ($ Millions)
    • Figure 41: Global Market for Tactile Printing, by Technology, 2016-2022 ($ Millions)
    • Figure 42: Global Market Share for Tactile Printing, by Technology, 2016-2022 (%)
    • Figure 43: U.S. Packaging Market Share by Product Category, 2016 (%)
    • Figure 44: European Packaging Market Share by Product Category, 2016 (%)
    • Figure 45: Global Market for Tactile Printing Used in Packaging, by Region, 2016-2022 ($ Millions)
    • Figure 46: Global Market Share for Tactile Printing Used in Packaging, by Region, 2016-2022 (%)
    • Figure 47: North American Market for Tactile Printing Used in Packaging, by Country, 2016-2022 ($ Millions)
    • Figure 48: European Market for Tactile Printing Used in Packaging, by Country, 2016-2022 ($ Millions)
    • Figure 49: Asian Market for Tactile Printing Used in Packaging, by Country, 2016-2022 ($ Millions)
    • Figure 50: Global Market for Tactile Printing Used in Label Making, by Region, 2016-2022 ($ Millions)
    • Figure 51: Global Market Share for Tactile Printing Used in Label Making, by Region, 2016-2022 (%)
    • Figure 52: North American Market for Tactile Printing Used in Label Making, by Country, 2016-2022 ($ Millions)
    • Figure 53: European Market for Tactile Printing Used in Label Making, by Country, 2016-2022 ($ Millions)
    • Figure 54: Asian Market for Tactile Printing Used in Label Making, by Country, 2016-2022 ($ Millions)
    • Figure 55: Global Market for Tactile Printing Used in Currency and Security, by Region, 2016-2022 ($ Millions)
    • Figure 56: Global Market Share for Tactile Printing Used in Currency and Security, by Region, 2016-2022 (%)
    • Figure 57: North American Market for Tactile Printing Used in Currency and Security, by Country, 2016-2022 ($ Millions)
    • Figure 58: European Market for Tactile Printing Used in Currency and Security, by Country, 2016-2022 ($ Millions)
    • Figure 59: Asian Market for Tactile Printing Used in Currency and Security, by Country, 2016-2022 ($ Millions)
    • Figure 60: Australian $5 Bill with Tactile Dot (at Upper Right), Approved in 2016
    • Figure 61: Global Market for Tactile Printing Used in Accessibility, by Region, 2016-2022 ($ Millions)
    • Figure 62: Global Market Share for Tactile Printing Used in Accessibility, by Region, 2016-2022 (%)
    • Figure 63: North American Market for Tactile Printing used in Accessibility, by Country, 2016-2022 ($ Millions)
    • Figure 64: European Market for Tactile Printing Used in Accessibility, by Country, 2016-2022 ($ Millions)
    • Figure 65: Asian Market for Tactile Printing Used in Accessibility, by Country, 2016-2022 ($ Millions)
    • Figure 66: Global Market for Tactile Printing by Application, 2016-2022 ($ Millions)
    • Figure 67: Global Market Share for Tactile Printing by Application, 2016-2022 (%)
    • Figure 68: Supply Chain for Tactile Printing: Printing Presses and Inkjet Printers
    • Figure 69: Supply Chain for Tactile Printing: Embossers
    • Figure 70: Annual Granted Patents for Tactile Printing, 1989-2017
    • Figure 71: Regional Distribution of Patents for Tactile Printing, 1987-2017
    • Figure 72: Corporate Leaders in Tactile Printing Registered Patents, 1987-2017
    • Figure 73: Code Map Detail for Tactile Printing, Registered Patents, 1987-2017
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