Prepress Services Industry: Statistics, Forecasts, and Company Data

Prepress Services - Market Size and Industry Forecast

The 2023 Prepress Services Industry Report contains historical and forecasted statistics used by leading private equity firms and consultants. Market sizes from 2018 to 2028 reflect industry trends and growth patterns. Revenues include both public and private companies in the prepress services industry.

Market Size (Total Revenue)

% Growth Rate
Number of Companies
Total Employees
Average Revenue per Company
Average Employees per Company
Source: U.S. government financial data.

Industry Revenue ($ Billions)

Industry Revenue Forecast
  • 2016
  • 2017
  • 2018
  • 2019
  • 2020
  • 2021
  • 2022

Advanced econometric models forecast five years of industry growth based on short- and long-term trend analysis. Market size includes revenue generated from all products and services sold within the industry.

Prepress Services - Geographic Breakdown by U.S. State

Market size by state reveals local opportunity through the number of companies located in the region. Each state's growth rate is affected by regional economic conditions. Data by state can be used to pinpoint profitable and nonprofitable locations for Prepress Services companies in the United States.

Prepress Services Revenue by State

Market Size by State

Distribution by Company Size

Company SizeAll IndustriesPrepress Services
Small Business (< 5 Employees)

Small Business (5 - 20)
Midsized Business (20 - 100)
Large Business (100 - 500)
Enterprise (> 500)

Prepress Services - Income Statement (Average Financial Metrics)

Financial statement analysis determines averages for the following industry forces:
The report includes a traditional income statement from an "average" company (both public and private companies included).

Industry AveragePercent of Sales
Total Revenue

Operating Revenue
Cost of Goods Sold (COGS)
Gross Profit
Operating Expenses
Operating Income
Non-Operating Income
Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT)
Interest Expense
Earnings Before Taxes
Income Tax
Net Profit

Average Income Statement

Average Income Statement

Cost of Goods Sold

Salaries, Wages, and Benefits



Depreciation and Amortization

Officer Compensation

Net Income

Prepress Services - Financial Ratio Analysis

Financial ratios allow a company's performance to be compared against that of its peers.

Financial RatioIndustry Average
Profitability Ratios

Profit Margin
Liquidity Ratios
Current Ratio
Quick Ratio
Activity Ratios
Average Collection Period
Asset Turnover Ratio
Receivables Turnover Ratio
Inventory Conversion Ratio

Prepress Services - Product Mix

Product DescriptionDescriptionRevenue
($ Millions)

Prepress services

Prepress services excl. plate prep., incl. film/color seps/etc.

Printing plates, prepared for printing (excl. blank plates)

Lithographic plates, prepared for printing (excl. blank plates)

Flexographic plates, prepared for printing (excl. blank plates)

Gravure plates, prepared for printing (excl. blank plates)

Printing plates, prepared for printing (excl. blank plates), nsk

Prepress services, nsk, total

Prepress services, nsk, nonadministrative-record establishments

Prepress services, nsk, administrative-record establishments

Prepress Services - Compensation and Salary Surveys

TitlePercent of WorkforceBottom QuartileAverage (Median) SalaryUpper Quartile
Management Occupations5%

Chief Executives0%
General and Operations Managers3%
Sales and Related Occupations6%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations18%
Information and Record Clerks6%
Customer Service Representatives5%
Customer Service Representatives5%
Production Occupations52%
Printing Workers37%
Printing Workers37%
Printing Press Operators23%
Print Binding and Finishing Workers9%
Other Production Occupations9%
Miscellaneous Production Workers5%
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations7%
Material Moving Workers6%
Laborers and Material Movers, Hand5%

Government Contracts

In the past, the federal government spent an annual total of $22,505 on the prepress services industry. It has awarded 2 contracts to 1 companies, with an average value of $22,505 per company.

Prepress Services and Adjacent Industries - Top Companies

($ Millions)

Prepress Services Industry Report
GeographyUnited States  
Publication DateSeptember 2023
Report FormatPDF Download  

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