Ink Industry - Business and Market

Substrates and Ad Pages Data
Responsive image This page contains market data for the following polymer substrates: high density polyethylene, low density polyethylene, linear low polyethylene and polypropylene. Current information on ad pages from the Magazine Association is also listed.
Trademark Registry
Responsive image NAPIM maintains a registry of trademarks for ink formulations and printing ink raw materials. Requirements for trademark registration and a trademark search page can be found here .
Foreign Trade
Responsive image NAPIM track printing ink import and export data on a monthly basis. Printing ink trade classification information and U.S. Harmonized Tariff Code information for printing ink is also available.
NAPIM Quarterly Sales Data

The NAPIM Quarterly Sales Report (QSR) provides information on changes in sales of various categories of printing inks. This data is collected on a confidential basis from NAPIM member companies. This is a NAPIM members only publication.

NAPIM Quarterly Sales data - 2012 through 2014
State of the Industry Reports
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The NAPIM State of the Industry (SOTI) report covers financial, market, trade and environmental, health and safety issues for the the printing ink manufacturing industry. This page provides more detailed information on the SOTI reports and download links for current and previous SOTI reports.

BLS Producer Price Index Information
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The Producer Price Index (PPI) from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics program measures the average change over time in the selling prices received by domestic producers for their output. The prices included in the PPI are from the first commercial transaction for many products and some services. See BLS PPI information for printing ink

Responsive image Annual Survey of Manufactures - 2013 Printing Ink Manufacturing Data