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(Luton, U.K.) January 10, 2005… The Western European production copying and digital printing market consists of the combined print on demand (POD) and data processing markets. According to InfoTrends/CAP Ventures, this market accounted for €7.6 billion in equipment, supplies, and service revenue in 2003. This figure is expected to reach €10.8 billion by 2008, representing a healthy Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 7%.     

Western European Print On Demand and Data Processing
Printing Market Summary

Print on demand is the growth component of the production copying and digital printing market, with equipment, supplies, and service revenues expected to demonstrate a CAGR of 9.8% to reach €9.7 billion in 2008. Factors such as a maturing digital printing market, increasing POD print volumes, increased usage of colour, and higher consumable revenues for this market are the primary drivers for print on demand’s growth.

In InfoTrends/CAP Ventures’ forecast entitled   Western European Print On Demand Market Forecast: 2003-2008, analysts capture the current state and future growth prospects for equipment, consumables, services, and the value of pages produced by Print On Demand.

Because this process is rapidly evolving and displacing revenues from other markets, the report also provides a forecast on the related areas of the Data Processing market. This document contains detailed information on methodology and definitions, an in-depth analysis of trends, and forecast data tables for the European regions.

The regions covered in this forecast are:

  • France
  • Germany
  • Italy
  • The Netherlands
  • The Nordic Region (Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden)
  • Rest of Europe (Austria, Belgium, Greece, Ireland, Portugal, Spain,
    Switzerland, Turkey)
  • The U.K.

This forecast is available immediately to clients of InfoTrends/CAP Ventures’ European On Demand Printing and Publishing Consulting Service. To learn more about the report or to make a purchase, please contact:

In the United States:
Alison Hipp
, ext. 126
In Europe:
Jason Russell

InfoTrends/CAP Ventures also offers a Print on Demand forecast for the United States entitled .

InfoTrends/CAP Ventures is the leading worldwide market research and strategic consulting firm for the digital imaging and document solutions industry. We provide research, analysis, forecasts, and advice to help clients understand market trends, identify opportunities, and develop strategies to grow their businesses. Additional information about InfoTrends/CAP Ventures is available on the Web at

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Allison Jones
+1 ext. 208


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