Aluminum Printing Plates Market

Aluminum Printing Plates Market

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Market Outlook:

The Global Aluminum Printing Plates Market was estimated at USD 6,542.3 Million in 2022 and is anticipated to reach USD 8,116.2 Million by 2031, expanding at a CAGR of 2.4% during the forecast period.

The printing plate is a thin, flat sheet made of aluminum used to transfer text and images during the printing process. The formability of aluminum makes it a suitable solution for these plates. Aluminum printing plates are attached to the plate cylinders on the printing press. The image on the plate transfers to an intermediary cylinder and then to the plate. Aluminum printing plates are used in offset printing of books, newspapers, fliers, and other print media. Aluminum printing plates offer several advantages over other types of printing plates such as faster production times, improved image quality, and more flexibility.

Aluminum Printing Plates Market Outlook

Macro-economic Factors

Circular Economy

The circular economy is a system, which is based on the principles of reuse and regeneration of materials and products to improve sustainability and reduce carbon footprint. Governments across the globe are increasingly developing policies and agendas for the circular economy. In recent years, circular economy has gained significant traction, as a promising tool for some of the majorly pressing crosscutting sustainable development challenges. Therefore, recycling and reuse of materials & products as well as metals are important in modern economic system for any developing as well as developed country.

Printing Industry

Printing industry plays an important role in creating high quality products to serve business and production activities. In recent years, the printing industry has evolved tremendously with technological advancements and sustainable materials. In competitive business scenario, the quality of printed materials of a company significantly impacts its success. The packaging industry is the key end-user for printing business. Printed packaging is an effective way to communicate in the appearance and quality as well as helps in creating the identity of the product.

Government Regulations

The recycling of aluminum is encouraged, as it offers benefits such as preservation of natural resources (bauxite ore), energy savings of over 90%, and limited greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions (5–8%), as compared to primary aluminum production. Thus, various governments across the globe are focusing on aluminum sustainability. Government regulations such as United States Environmental Protection Agency and Indian Pollution Control Boards focus on the recyclability of aluminum and its products.

Changing Consumer Behavior

The COVID-19 pandemic had an impact on the growth of this market, as consumers are increasingly focusing on sustainable and eco-friendly packaging. Large portion of the population is now preferring sustainable option and evolving their lifestyle in such a manner that the need for sustainable metal packaging is rising rapidly. Consumers are now preferring modern and sustainable packaging over conventional packaging, which showcase the product quality, safety, and sustainability. Thus, changing consumer perception regarding environment and increasing awareness are leading the printing industry towards sustainable options. This factor boosts the demand for aluminum plates as a sustainable raw material.

Market Dynamics

Market Driver- Technological Advancements in Offset Printing

Technological advancements in offset printing technology highly increase output productivity. Over the years, offset printing has seen several innovations and improvements, which enhance its capabilities and open the window for upcoming potential applications. Some notable innovations and advancements in offset printing technology include automation & computerization and improved inks & printing plates from sustainable material. Traditional printing plates have films for imaging. However, computer-to-plate (CTP) technology has eliminated the need for film negatives, which allows for direct digital-to-plate imaging. This technology improves accuracy and reduces production time. These innovations boost the overall printing efficiency and guarantee exceptional image quality, making aluminum printing plates attractive in the modern printing industry.

Market Driver- Increasing Adoption of Packaging and Labelling Products

The packaging industry have been experiencing a paradigm shift fueled by a pursuit of innovation and sustainability. The COVID-19 pandemic has an impact on the growth of packaging market, as consumers are focusing on sustainable and eco-friendly packaging. Large portion of the population is now prefers sustainable option that drives the need for sustainable metal packaging rapidly. Many consumers and brands have been shifting toward environmentally friendly packaging options, and metal is often perceived as a sustainable choice. Shoppers are increasingly focused on modern packaging that conveys product quality, safety, and sustainability. Metal packaging has durability and recyclability, which appeals to consumers and drives the market.

Market Restraints- Dynamic Fluctuations in the Prices of Aluminum

The global price of aluminum has witnessed significant price fluctuations and undergone a dynamic shift over the past few years. There are several factors that influence aluminum prices, including supply & demand dynamics, geopolitical influences, and economic trends. These factors have contributed to the landscape of aluminum pricing. One of the primary reasons behind the price fluctuations is the balance between supply and demand. Additionally, the cost of raw materials such as bauxite and alumina significantly impact the price of aluminum. Tariffs, trade policies, and disputes about aluminum have played a crucial role in shaping the global price of aluminum. Another impacting factor behind the price fluctuations of aluminum is the demand for electricity in across the regions. The smelting process used to manufacture aluminium requires high amounts of energy. Changes in electricity prices directly affect the cost of aluminium. All these factors and fluctuations impact the overall production cost of aluminum plates and potentially affects the affordability.

Market Opportunity- Increasing Focus on Sustainability and Waterless Printing Technology

The printing industry has an environmental impact across the globe. Sustainability has been an increasingly important goal in terms of resource depletion and climate change. The printing industry consumes energy resources to power its facilities and printing processes as well as to transport products to customers. Additionally, material waste is a significant contributor to the environmental impact of the industry. Managing the material waste is an important part of sustainability. Therefore, the printing industry is transitioning to fully recyclable materials to proper printer hardware disposal, to establish circular economy for printing materials and equipment. Aluminum is 100% infinitely recyclable with minimum loss of properties. Various plate manufacturers are utilizing recycled aluminum and selling used plates as scrap. Aluminum reduces energy consumption in products and processes such as lightweight transport, packaging, and construction, due to its low mass density. These recyclable aluminum printing plates do not require chemical development, as they are environmentally friendly and, at the same time, reduce water consumption by 100%. This waterless printing provides improvements in productivity, quality, and an environmentally-friendly operation. It yields high ink densities and a broad color spectrum than conventional offset printing. With the increasing demand for eco-friendly solutions and regulatory compliance, waterless printing and chemical-free technology are attractive alternatives that provide ample growth opportunities for the market.

Scope of the Report  

The report on the global Aluminum Printing Plates Market includes an assessment of the market, trends, segments, and regional markets. Overview and dynamics have also been included in the report.

Attributes

Details

Report Title

Aluminum Printing Plates Market– Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast

Base Year

2022

Historic Data

2016 and 2021

Forecast Period

2023–2031

Segmentation

Global Aluminum Printing Plates Market By Type (printing plate, computer-to-plate (CTP) printing plates, and computer to conventional plate (CTCP)/UV-CTP printing plates), By plate thickness (in mm) (0.2 mm, 0.2 mm to 0.3 mm, and more than 0.3 mm), By Grade (1000, 2000, & 3000 series; 4000 & 5000 series; and 6000 series & above), By Application (commercial printing, label printing, and packaging printing), By Sales Channel (manufacturer to consumer/direct sales and distributor/wholesaler to consumer/indirect sales)

Regional Scope

North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East & Africa

Report Coverage

Company Share, Market Analysis and Size, Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Trends, and Revenue Forecast

Key Players Covered

Agfa-Gevaert Group, Eastman Kodak Company, TORAY INDUSTRIES, INC., FUJIFILM Corporation, Henan Huida Print-All Technology Co., Ltd, Haomei Aluminum CO., LTD, Epson Australia Pty Ltd. (Seiko Epson Corporation), UACJ Corporation, Changge Jingyi Printing Material Co., Ltd. and others.

 

Segmental Outlook

On the basis of type, the aluminum printing plates market is divided into printing plate, computer-to-plate (CTP) printing plates, and computer to conventional plate (CTCP)/UV-CTP printing plates.

The printing plate segment held significant market share in 2022. These plates withstand exposure to UV rays, chemicals, and harsh conditions. PS plates play a key role in the offset printing process, which is a popular way to produce high-quality prints.

The computer-to-plate (CTP) printing plates segment is expected to expand at a substantial CAGR during the forecast period. Computer-to-plate (CTP) is an efficient process of print making. The need for high-quality prints is growing, as the digital era progresses.

Aluminum Printing Plates Market Type

On the basis of plate thickness (in mm), the aluminum printing plates market is divided into up to 0.2 mm, 0.2 mm to 0.3 mm, and more than 0.3 mm

The up to 0.2 mm segment held considerable of the market share in 2022. This is attributed to the increasing demand for strong yet lightweight printing plates. This specific thickness is frequently utilized to make various commercial printing products such as newspapers, brochure, magazine, flat lays, etc.

The more than 0.3 mm segment is expected to expand at an considerable CAGR during the forecast period. This thickness of aluminum printing plates is used in many applications, due to their versatility as well as cost effectiveness.

Aluminum Printing Plates Market Plate Thickness

On the basis of grade, aluminum printing plates market is divided into 1000, 2000, & 3000 series; 4000 & 5000 series; and 6000 series & above.

The 1000, 2000, & 3000 series segment held significant market share in 2022 and is expected to hold 70.12% of the market share in 2031. This aluminum grade is typically used for printing plates, building material and other heat exchanger components, as a conductive material. This series offers good thermal and electrical conductivity, workability, and resistance to corrosion.

The 6000 series & above series segment is expected to expand at a noteworthy CAGR during the forecast period. The series exhibits good strength and significant resistance to atmospheric corrosion, which makes it suitable for printing plates.

Aluminum Printing Plates Market Grade

On the basis of applications, aluminum printing plates market is divided into commercial printing, label printing, and packaging printing.

The commercial printing segment held substantial of the market share in 2022. Business cards, postcards, banners, posters, maps, flyers, catalogues, training materials, and others are printed by commercial printers. Technological advancements and new customer communication strategies developed by businesses drive the commercial printing segment.

The packaging printing segment is expected to expand at substantial CAGR during the forecast period. The need for packaging printing is rising with the growing packaging industry, which surges the demand for printing plates.

Aluminum Printing Plates Market Applications

On the basis of sales channel, aluminum printing plates market is divided into manufacturer to consumer/direct sales and distributor/wholesaler to consumer/indirect sales.

The manufacturer to consumer/direct sales segment held significant of the market share in 2022. Direct sales channels are economical, as there is no need to pay middlemen. Businesses are able to offer excellent customer service and promptly address the client needs through this sales channel.

The distributor/wholesaler to consumer/ indirect sales segment is expected to expand at a substantial CAGR during the forecast period. Intermediaries involved in indirect sales help companies to efficiently move products from the factory to the store.

Aluminum Printing Plates Market Sale Channel

Regional Outlook

Based on regions, the market is separated into five regions, namely, North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and the Middle East & Africa. The market in Asia Pacific held a significant share of the market during the forecast period.

North America held significant market share in 2022. The North America market for printing plates showcases steady growth, due to the presence of the established print industry in the region. The need for printing services has increased in the region, as businesses are focusing on the benefits of personalized materials and products.

The market in Asia Pacific is expected to expand at noteworthy CAGR during the forecast period. This growth is attributed to rising urbanization and industrialization in developing economies such as India, China, and the South East Asia countries. These countries provide significant growth opportunities in the aluminum printing plates market, due to the rising consumption of commercial print media such as newspaper, books, and magazines.

Aluminum Printing Plates Market Regions

Key Developments

  • TORAY INDUSTRIES, INC. launched its new product, called IMPRIMAFR waterless printing plate

In October 2021, TORAY INDUSTRIES, INC. launched its new product, called IMPRIMAFR waterless printing plate for flexible packaging materials. This innovative product is aimed at reducing carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions in the growing flexible packaging materials market and contributing to carbon neutrality. IMPRIMA is the Europe-based brand name for the companies’ waterless plate business. These plates are free of dampening water containing volatile organic solvents during the printing process, making them eco-friendly. The Toray technology also helps to improve printing quality and lower printing costs. This technology has already been adopted by more than 1,500 printing companies in 50 countries, recognizing its eco-friendly performance and benefits.

Key Benefits for Industry Participants & Stakeholders

  • In-depth Analysis of the Global Aluminum Printing Plates Market

  • Historical, Current and Projected Market Size in terms of Value

  • Potential & Niche Segments and Regions Exhibiting Promising Growth Covered

  • Industry Drivers, Restraints, and Opportunities Covered in the Study

  • Recent Industry Trends and Developments

  • Competitive Landscape & Strategies of Key Players

  • Neutral Perspective on Global Aluminum Printing Plates Market Performance

Segments

By Type

  • Printing Plate
    • Positive PS Printing Plates
    • Negative PS Printing Plates
  • Computer to Conventional Plate (CTCP)
  • Computer-to-plate (CTP) Printing Plates
    • Silverhalogen Plates
    • Thermal CTP Plates
    • Photopolymer Plates

By Plate Thickness

  • Up to 0.2 mm
  • 0.2 mm to 0.3 mm
  • More than 0.3 mm

By Grade

  • 1000, 2000 & 3000 Series
  • 4000 & 5000 Series
  • 6000 Series & above

By Application

  • Commercial Printing
  • Label & Packaging Printing

By Sales Channel

  • Manufacturer to Consumer/ Direct Sales
  • Distributor/Wholesaler to Consumer/ Indirect Sales

By Region

  • North America
  • Europe
  • Asia Pacific
  • Latin America
  • Middle East & Africa

Key Market Players Profiled in the Report

  • Agfa-Gevaert Group
  • Eastman Kodak Company
  • TORAY INDUSTRIES, INC.
  • FUJIFILM Corporation
  • Henan Huida Print-All Technology Co., Ltd
  • Haomei Aluminum CO., LTD
  • Epson Australia Pty Ltd. (Seiko Epson Corporation)
  • UACJ Corporation
  • Changge Jingyi Printing Material Co., Ltd.

Competitive Landscape

  • Manufacturers operating in the global Aluminum Printing Plates Market include Agfa-Gevaert Group, Eastman Kodak Company, TORAY INDUSTRIES, INC., FUJIFILM Corporation, Henan Huida Print-All Technology Co., Ltd, Haomei Aluminum CO., LTD, Epson Australia Pty Ltd. (Seiko Epson Corporation), UACJ Corporation, Changge Jingyi Printing Material Co., Ltd. and others. Market Players are pursuing key strategies such as acquisitions, collaborations, and geographic expansion where a potential opportunity arises for the Aluminum Printing Plates Market.

    Aluminum Printing Plates Market Key Players

Chapter 1 Executive Summary
Chapter 2 Assumptions and Acronyms Used
Chapter 3 Research Methodology
Chapter 4 Aluminum Printing Plates Market Overview
   4.1 Introduction
      4.1.1 Market Taxonomy
      4.1.2 Market Definition
      4.1.3 Macro-Economic Factors Impacting the Market Growth
   4.2 Aluminum Printing Plates Market Dynamics
      4.2.1 Market Drivers
      4.2.2 Market Restraints
      4.2.3 Market Opportunity
   4.3 Aluminum Printing Plates Market - Supply Chain Analysis
      4.3.1 List of Key Suppliers
      4.3.2 List of Key Distributors
      4.3.3 List of Key Consumers
   4.4 Key Forces Shaping the Aluminum Printing Plates Market
      4.4.1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
      4.4.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers
      4.4.3 Threat of Substitution
      4.4.4 Threat of New Entrants
      4.4.5 Competitive Rivalry
   4.5 Global Aluminum Printing Plates Market Size & Forecast, 2016-2031
      4.5.1 Aluminum Printing Plates Market Size and Y-o-Y Growth
      4.5.2 Aluminum Printing Plates Market Absolute $ Opportunity
Chapter 5 Global Aluminum Printing Plates Market Analysis and Forecast By Type
   5.1 Introduction
      5.1.1 Key Market Trends & Growth Opportunities By Type
      5.1.2 Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis By Type
      5.1.3 Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment By Type
   5.2 Aluminum Printing Plates Market Size Forecast By Type
      5.2.1 Printing Plate
         5.2.1.1 Positive PS Printing Plates
         5.2.1.2 Negative PS Printing Plates
      5.2.2 Computer to Conventional Plate (CTCP)
      5.2.3 Computer-to-plate (CTP) Printing Plates
         5.2.3.1 Silverhalogen Plates
         5.2.3.2 Thermal CTP Plates
         5.2.3.3 Photopolymer Plates
   5.3 Market Attractiveness Analysis By Type
Chapter 6 Global Aluminum Printing Plates Market Analysis and Forecast By Plate Thickness
   6.1 Introduction
      6.1.1 Key Market Trends & Growth Opportunities By Plate Thickness
      6.1.2 Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis By Plate Thickness
      6.1.3 Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment By Plate Thickness
   6.2 Aluminum Printing Plates Market Size Forecast By Plate Thickness
      6.2.1 Up to 0.2 mm
      6.2.2 0.2 mm to 0.3 mm
      6.2.3 More than 0.3 mm
   6.3 Market Attractiveness Analysis By Plate Thickness
Chapter 7 Global Aluminum Printing Plates Market Analysis and Forecast By Grade
   7.1 Introduction
      7.1.1 Key Market Trends & Growth Opportunities By Grade
      7.1.2 Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis By Grade
      7.1.3 Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment By Grade
   7.2 Aluminum Printing Plates Market Size Forecast By Grade
      7.2.1 1000, 2000 & 3000 Series
      7.2.2 4000 & 5000 Series
      7.2.3 6000 Series & above
   7.3 Market Attractiveness Analysis By Grade
Chapter 8 Global Aluminum Printing Plates Market Analysis and Forecast By Application
   8.1 Introduction
      8.1.1 Key Market Trends & Growth Opportunities By Application
      8.1.2 Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis By Application
      8.1.3 Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment By Application
   8.2 Aluminum Printing Plates Market Size Forecast By Application
      8.2.1 Commercial Printing
      8.2.2 Label & Packaging Printing
   8.3 Market Attractiveness Analysis By Application
Chapter 9 Global Aluminum Printing Plates Market Analysis and Forecast By Sales Channel
   9.1 Introduction
      9.1.1 Key Market Trends & Growth Opportunities By Sales Channel
      9.1.2 Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis By Sales Channel
      9.1.3 Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment By Sales Channel
   9.2 Aluminum Printing Plates Market Size Forecast By Sales Channel
      9.2.1 Manufacturer to Consumer/ Direct Sales
      9.2.2 Distributor/Wholesaler to Consumer/ Indirect Sales
   9.3 Market Attractiveness Analysis By Sales Channel
Chapter 10 Global Aluminum Printing Plates Market Analysis and Forecast by Region
   10.1 Introduction
      10.1.1 Key Market Trends & Growth Opportunities by Region
      10.1.2 Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Region
      10.1.3 Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Region
   10.2 Aluminum Printing Plates Market Size Forecast by Region
      10.2.1 North America
      10.2.2 Europe
      10.2.3 Asia Pacific
      10.2.4 Latin America
      10.2.5 Middle East & Africa (MEA)
   10.3 Market Attractiveness Analysis by Region
Chapter 11 Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Impact
   11.1 Introduction
   11.2 Current & Future Impact Analysis
   11.3 Economic Impact Analysis
   11.4 Government Policies
   11.5 Investment Scenario
Chapter 12 North America Aluminum Printing Plates Analysis and Forecast
   12.1 Introduction
   12.2 North America Aluminum Printing Plates Market Size Forecast by Country
      12.2.1 U.S.
      12.2.2 Canada
   12.3 Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Country
   12.4 Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Country
   12.5 Market Attractiveness Analysis by Country
   12.6 North America Aluminum Printing Plates Market Size Forecast By Type
      12.6.1 Printing Plate
         12.6.1.1 Positive PS Printing Plates
         12.6.1.2 Negative PS Printing Plates
      12.6.2 Computer to Conventional Plate (CTCP)
      12.6.3 Computer-to-plate (CTP) Printing Plates
         12.6.3.1 Silverhalogen Plates
         12.6.3.2 Thermal CTP Plates
         12.6.3.3 Photopolymer Plates
   12.7 Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis By Type
   12.8 Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment By Type
   12.9 Market Attractiveness Analysis By Type
   12.10 North America Aluminum Printing Plates Market Size Forecast By Plate Thickness
      12.10.1 Up to 0.2 mm
      12.10.2 0.2 mm to 0.3 mm
      12.10.3 More than 0.3 mm
   12.11 Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis By Plate Thickness
   12.12 Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment By Plate Thickness
   12.13 Market Attractiveness Analysis By Plate Thickness
   12.14 North America Aluminum Printing Plates Market Size Forecast By Grade
      12.14.1 1000, 2000 & 3000 Series
      12.14.2 4000 & 5000 Series
      12.14.3 6000 Series & above
   12.15 Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis By Grade
   12.16 Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment By Grade
   12.17 Market Attractiveness Analysis By Grade
   12.18 North America Aluminum Printing Plates Market Size Forecast By Application
      12.18.1 Commercial Printing
      12.18.2 Label & Packaging Printing
   12.19 Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis By Application
   12.20 Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment By Application
   12.21 Market Attractiveness Analysis By Application
   12.22 North America Aluminum Printing Plates Market Size Forecast By Sales Channel
      12.22.1 Manufacturer to Consumer/ Direct Sales
      12.22.2 Distributor/Wholesaler to Consumer/ Indirect Sales
   12.23 Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis By Sales Channel
   12.24 Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment By Sales Channel
   12.25 Market Attractiveness Analysis By Sales Channel
Chapter 13 Europe Aluminum Printing Plates Analysis and Forecast
   13.1 Introduction
   13.2 Europe Aluminum Printing Plates Market Size Forecast by Country
      13.2.1 Germany
      13.2.2 France
      13.2.3 Italy
      13.2.4 U.K.
      13.2.5 Spain
      13.2.6 Russia
      13.2.7 Rest of Europe
   13.3 Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Country
   13.4 Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Country
   13.5 Market Attractiveness Analysis by Country
   13.6 Europe Aluminum Printing Plates Market Size Forecast By Type
      13.6.1 Printing Plate
         13.6.1.1 Positive PS Printing Plates
         13.6.1.2 Negative PS Printing Plates
      13.6.2 Computer to Conventional Plate (CTCP)
      13.6.3 Computer-to-plate (CTP) Printing Plates
         13.6.3.1 Silverhalogen Plates
         13.6.3.2 Thermal CTP Plates
         13.6.3.3 Photopolymer Plates
   13.7 Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis By Type
   13.8 Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment By Type
   13.9 Market Attractiveness Analysis By Type
   13.10 Europe Aluminum Printing Plates Market Size Forecast By Plate Thickness
      13.10.1 Up to 0.2 mm
      13.10.2 0.2 mm to 0.3 mm
      13.10.3 More than 0.3 mm
   13.11 Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis By Plate Thickness
   13.12 Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment By Plate Thickness
   13.13 Market Attractiveness Analysis By Plate Thickness
   13.14 Europe Aluminum Printing Plates Market Size Forecast By Grade
      13.14.1 1000, 2000 & 3000 Series
      13.14.2 4000 & 5000 Series
      13.14.3 6000 Series & above
   13.15 Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis By Grade
   13.16 Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment By Grade
   13.17 Market Attractiveness Analysis By Grade
   13.18 Europe Aluminum Printing Plates Market Size Forecast By Application
      13.18.1 Commercial Printing
      13.18.2 Label & Packaging Printing
   13.19 Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis By Application
   13.20 Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment By Application
   13.21 Market Attractiveness Analysis By Application
   13.22 Europe Aluminum Printing Plates Market Size Forecast By Sales Channel
      13.22.1 Manufacturer to Consumer/ Direct Sales
      13.22.2 Distributor/Wholesaler to Consumer/ Indirect Sales
   13.23 Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis By Sales Channel
   13.24 Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment By Sales Channel
   13.25 Market Attractiveness Analysis By Sales Channel
Chapter 14 Asia Pacific Aluminum Printing Plates Analysis and Forecast
   14.1 Introduction
   14.2 Asia Pacific Aluminum Printing Plates Market Size Forecast by Country
      14.2.1 China
      14.2.2 Japan
      14.2.3 South Korea
      14.2.4 India
      14.2.5 Australia
      14.2.6 South East Asia (SEA)
      14.2.7 Rest of Asia Pacific (APAC)
   14.3 Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Country
   14.4 Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Country
   14.5 Market Attractiveness Analysis by Country
   14.6 Asia Pacific Aluminum Printing Plates Market Size Forecast By Type
      14.6.1 Printing Plate
         14.6.1.1 Positive PS Printing Plates
         14.6.1.2 Negative PS Printing Plates
      14.6.2 Computer to Conventional Plate (CTCP)
      14.6.3 Computer-to-plate (CTP) Printing Plates
         14.6.3.1 Silverhalogen Plates
         14.6.3.2 Thermal CTP Plates
         14.6.3.3 Photopolymer Plates
   14.7 Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis By Type
   14.8 Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment By Type
   14.9 Market Attractiveness Analysis By Type
   14.10 Asia Pacific Aluminum Printing Plates Market Size Forecast By Plate Thickness
      14.10.1 Up to 0.2 mm
      14.10.2 0.2 mm to 0.3 mm
      14.10.3 More than 0.3 mm
   14.11 Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis By Plate Thickness
   14.12 Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment By Plate Thickness
   14.13 Market Attractiveness Analysis By Plate Thickness
   14.14 Asia Pacific Aluminum Printing Plates Market Size Forecast By Grade
      14.14.1 1000, 2000 & 3000 Series
      14.14.2 4000 & 5000 Series
      14.14.3 6000 Series & above
   14.15 Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis By Grade
   14.16 Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment By Grade
   14.17 Market Attractiveness Analysis By Grade
   14.18 Asia Pacific Aluminum Printing Plates Market Size Forecast By Application
      14.18.1 Commercial Printing
      14.18.2 Label & Packaging Printing
   14.19 Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis By Application
   14.20 Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment By Application
   14.21 Market Attractiveness Analysis By Application
   14.22 Asia Pacific Aluminum Printing Plates Market Size Forecast By Sales Channel
      14.22.1 Manufacturer to Consumer/ Direct Sales
      14.22.2 Distributor/Wholesaler to Consumer/ Indirect Sales
   14.23 Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis By Sales Channel
   14.24 Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment By Sales Channel
   14.25 Market Attractiveness Analysis By Sales Channel
Chapter 15 Latin America Aluminum Printing Plates Analysis and Forecast
   15.1 Introduction
   15.2 Latin America Aluminum Printing Plates Market Size Forecast by Country
      15.2.1 Brazil
      15.2.2 Mexico
      15.2.3 Rest of Latin America (LATAM)
   15.3 Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Country
   15.4 Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Country
   15.5 Market Attractiveness Analysis by Country
   15.6 Latin America Aluminum Printing Plates Market Size Forecast By Type
      15.6.1 Printing Plate
         15.6.1.1 Positive PS Printing Plates
         15.6.1.2 Negative PS Printing Plates
      15.6.2 Computer to Conventional Plate (CTCP)
      15.6.3 Computer-to-plate (CTP) Printing Plates
         15.6.3.1 Silverhalogen Plates
         15.6.3.2 Thermal CTP Plates
         15.6.3.3 Photopolymer Plates
   15.7 Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis By Type
   15.8 Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment By Type
   15.9 Market Attractiveness Analysis By Type
   15.10 Latin America Aluminum Printing Plates Market Size Forecast By Plate Thickness
      15.10.1 Up to 0.2 mm
      15.10.2 0.2 mm to 0.3 mm
      15.10.3 More than 0.3 mm
   15.11 Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis By Plate Thickness
   15.12 Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment By Plate Thickness
   15.13 Market Attractiveness Analysis By Plate Thickness
   15.14 Latin America Aluminum Printing Plates Market Size Forecast By Grade
      15.14.1 1000, 2000 & 3000 Series
      15.14.2 4000 & 5000 Series
      15.14.3 6000 Series & above
   15.15 Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis By Grade
   15.16 Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment By Grade
   15.17 Market Attractiveness Analysis By Grade
   15.18 Latin America Aluminum Printing Plates Market Size Forecast By Application
      15.18.1 Commercial Printing
      15.18.2 Label & Packaging Printing
   15.19 Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis By Application
   15.20 Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment By Application
   15.21 Market Attractiveness Analysis By Application
   15.22 Latin America Aluminum Printing Plates Market Size Forecast By Sales Channel
      15.22.1 Manufacturer to Consumer/ Direct Sales
      15.22.2 Distributor/Wholesaler to Consumer/ Indirect Sales
   15.23 Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis By Sales Channel
   15.24 Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment By Sales Channel
   15.25 Market Attractiveness Analysis By Sales Channel
Chapter 16 Middle East & Africa (MEA) Aluminum Printing Plates Analysis and Forecast
   16.1 Introduction
   16.2 Middle East & Africa (MEA) Aluminum Printing Plates Market Size Forecast by Country
      16.2.1 Saudi Arabia
      16.2.2 South Africa
      16.2.3 UAE
      16.2.4 Rest of Middle East & Africa (MEA)
   16.3 Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Country
   16.4 Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Country
   16.5 Market Attractiveness Analysis by Country
   16.6 Middle East & Africa (MEA) Aluminum Printing Plates Market Size Forecast By Type
      16.6.1 Printing Plate
         16.6.1.1 Positive PS Printing Plates
         16.6.1.2 Negative PS Printing Plates
      16.6.2 Computer to Conventional Plate (CTCP)
      16.6.3 Computer-to-plate (CTP) Printing Plates
         16.6.3.1 Silverhalogen Plates
         16.6.3.2 Thermal CTP Plates
         16.6.3.3 Photopolymer Plates
   16.7 Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis By Type
   16.8 Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment By Type
   16.9 Market Attractiveness Analysis By Type
   16.10 Middle East & Africa (MEA) Aluminum Printing Plates Market Size Forecast By Plate Thickness
      16.10.1 Up to 0.2 mm
      16.10.2 0.2 mm to 0.3 mm
      16.10.3 More than 0.3 mm
   16.11 Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis By Plate Thickness
   16.12 Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment By Plate Thickness
   16.13 Market Attractiveness Analysis By Plate Thickness
   16.14 Middle East & Africa (MEA) Aluminum Printing Plates Market Size Forecast By Grade
      16.14.1 1000, 2000 & 3000 Series
      16.14.2 4000 & 5000 Series
      16.14.3 6000 Series & above
   16.15 Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis By Grade
   16.16 Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment By Grade
   16.17 Market Attractiveness Analysis By Grade
   16.18 Middle East & Africa (MEA) Aluminum Printing Plates Market Size Forecast By Application
      16.18.1 Commercial Printing
      16.18.2 Label & Packaging Printing
   16.19 Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis By Application
   16.20 Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment By Application
   16.21 Market Attractiveness Analysis By Application
   16.22 Middle East & Africa (MEA) Aluminum Printing Plates Market Size Forecast By Sales Channel
      16.22.1 Manufacturer to Consumer/ Direct Sales
      16.22.2 Distributor/Wholesaler to Consumer/ Indirect Sales
   16.23 Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis By Sales Channel
   16.24 Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment By Sales Channel
   16.25 Market Attractiveness Analysis By Sales Channel
Chapter 17 Competition Landscape
   17.1 Aluminum Printing Plates Market: Competitive Dashboard
   17.2 Global Aluminum Printing Plates Market: Market Share Analysis, 2022
   17.3 Company Profiles (Details – Overview, Financials, Developments, Strategy)
      17.3.1 Agfa-Gevaert Group
      17.3.2 Changge Jingyi Printing Material Co., Ltd
      17.3.3 CRON EUROPE
      17.3.4 Eastman Kodak Company
      17.3.5 Epson Australia Pty Ltd. (Seiko Epson Corporation)
      17.3.6 Fleksograf studio prepress sp.j.
      17.3.7 FUJIFILM Corporation
      17.3.8 Guangzhou Print Area Technology Co., Ltd
      17.3.9 Haomei Aluminum CO., LTD
      17.3.10 Henan Chalco
      17.3.11 Henan Huawei Aluminium Co., Ltd
      17.3.12 Henan Huida Print-All Technology Co., Ltd
      17.3.13 LITHOPLATE,S.A.
      17.3.14 Shanghai Metal Corporation
      17.3.15 TORAY INDUSTRIES, INC.
      17.3.16 UACJ Corporation
      17.3.17 Yintech Technology Co.,Ltd.

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The base year considered for the Global Aluminum Printing Plates Market report is 2022. The complete analysis period is 2016 to 2031, wherein, 2016, and 2021 are the historic years, and the forecast is provided from 2023 to 2031.

In addition to market size (in US$ Million) Company Market Share (in % for the base year 2021). Impact Of Key Regulations, Current and Future Market Trends, Penetration & Growth Prospect Mapping, and Market Entry Strategies are included for additional data analysis.

COVID-19 hampered the Aluminum Printing Plates market moderately. Aluminum Printing Plates manufacturers faced operational challenges, due to lockdowns, social distancing, and workforce disruptions. These factors have reduced production output.

Manufacturers include Agfa-Gevaert Group, Eastman Kodak Company, TORAY INDUSTRIES, INC., FUJIFILM Corporation, Henan Huida Print-All Technology Co., Ltd, Haomei Aluminum CO., LTD, Epson Australia Pty Ltd. (Seiko Epson Corporation), UACJ Corporation, Changge Jingyi Printing Material Co., Ltd. and others are among the few players that hold a significant share of the global Aluminum Printing Plates Market.

Circular Economy, Printing Industry, Government Regulations, and Changing Consumer Behavior are some of the macroeconomic factors affect the market.

Commercial printing, label printing, and packaging printing are the major applications of Aluminum Printing Plates.

According to this Growth Market Reports report, the Aluminum Printing Plates Market is likely to register a CAGR of 2.4% during the forecast period 2023-2031, with an anticipated valuation of USD 8,116.2 Million by the end of 2031.

Technological advancements in offset printing, increasing adoption of packaging and labelling products, expanding e-commerce industry, and others are expected to drive market growth.

Factors such as competitive strength and market positioning are key areas considered while selecting top companies to be profiled.

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