Direct-to-Shape Inkject Printers Market to Exceed US$ 6.6 Bn by 2030 Propelled by Rising Demand for Customized Product Designs – Report by Future Market Insights, Inc.

Direct-to-Shape Inkjet Printers Market by Ink Type (solvent-based, water-based, UV curing link), Substrate Type (plastic, glass, metal, paper, wood, fabric), Application (bottles, cans. Drums, tubes, folding cartons, & others), End Use (food, beverages, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, personal & home care, chemical, & others) & Region – Forecast to 2022 - 2030

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, July 11, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The global direct-to-shape inkjet printers market is anticipated to reach a valuation of US$ 3.8 Bn in 2022. With sales growing at a 7.2% CAGR over the forecast period, the market is expected to reach a value of US$ 6.6 Bn by 2030. Direct-to-Shape (DTS) inkjet printers have the ability to meet consumer demands for customized products by directly printing onto the containers. This is expected to foster the market over the forecast period. 

DTS inkjet printers are leaving conventional printing methods far behind and transforming the printing landscape due to their various uses. DTS inkjet printers can directly print images and texts onto tubes, bottles, folding cartons, cans, etc. Thereby enabling brands to communicate better with their consumer base by meeting their demands for customized product designs.   

The superior blending of colors, high-quality printing, good printing speed, and compatibility with multiple substrate types such as glass, metal, and plastic among others, make DTS inkjet printers a far better choice than traditional printers. Additionally, DTS inkjet printers help in manufacturing cost reduction by eliminating the need for costly labels. DTS inkjet printers increase efficiency, reduce material expenses, elevate cost-effectiveness, can carry out mass customization, and have environmental benefits.

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Growing demand for products with complex designs and customized goods also propels the sales of DTS inkjet printers in the global market. Furthermore, the use of UV curable inks, prevents print quality degradation due to exposure to UV rays, by direct-to-shape inkjet printers is expected to propel the market over the forecast period. All these factors are expected to expand the market for direct-to-shape inkjet printers during the forecast period.

“Rising drive for sustainability and the DTS inkjet printers' ability to meet this demand due to the use of eco-friendly inks will supplement the growth in the market over the forecast period,” says an FMI analyst.   

Key Takeaways: 

  • Solvent-based ink type in the direct-to-shape inkjet printers market is expected to register a CAGR of 9.6% 
  • Bottles will account for nearly 26.6% market share in the application category 
  • Direct-to-Shape inkjet printers account for 7.3% of the inkjet printers' value of US$ 52.1 Bn. 
  • North America is estimated to dominate the market with a share of 27.1% in 2022. 
  • East Asia's direct-to-shape inkjet printer market will continue growing at a healthy rate of 8.8% market through 2032. 
  • South Asia will exhibit a robust CAGR of 9.6% over the forecast period. 
  • Europe is anticipated to record a 23.4% growth rate in the market through 2032. 

Competitive Landscape 

Xerox Corporation, Heidelberg USA, Inc., Mimaki Europe B.V., Xaar plc, Koenig & Bauer AG, Tonejet Limited, Velox Ltd., Epson America, Inc., INX International Ink Co., Roland DG Corporation, LogoJET, DMPS CO.LTD., Azonprinter d.o.o., Sun 3D Corporation, SelectedJET, and others are the some of the manufacturers of direct-to-shape inkjet printers profiled in the full version of the report. 

Key players in the global direct-to-shape inkjet printers market are engaged in novel product launches, expansion, strategic acquisitions, and partnerships. Sustainability is another concept that these manufacturing facilities intend to focus on in order to gain a competitive edge. 

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More Insights into the Direct-to-Shape Inkjet Printers Market Report 

In its latest report, FMI offers an unbiased analysis of the global direct-to-shape inkjet printers market, providing historical data from 2017 to 2021 and forecast statistics for the period 2022-to 2032. To understand the global market potential, growth, and range, the market is segmented based on ink type (solvent-based, water-based, UV curing link), substrate type (plastic, glass, metal, paper, wood, fabric), application (bottles, cans. Drums, tubes, folding cartons, & others), end use (food, beverages, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, personal & home care, chemical, & others), and region. 

By application, bottles are expected to dominate the direct-to-shape inkjet printers market for the forecast period. Estimated to account for nearly 26.6% of market share, bottles are considered absolute barriers which avoid the risk of ink migration. The food and beverages sector much prefers bottles for packaging. 

Solvent-based ink type is fade-proof, scratch-resistant, and waterproof. These properties aid market domination of this ink type. It is expected to exhibit a CAGR of 9.6% during the assessment period. 

North America is expected to lead the market in terms of region. This is primarily due to the prevalent packaging trends in the U.S.

Direct-To-Shape Inkjet Printers Market By Category

By ink type:

  • Solvent Based
  • Water Based
  • UV Curing Inks

 By substrate type:

  • Plastic
  • Glass
  • Metal
  • Paper
  • Fabric
  • Wood

 By application:

  • Bottles
  • Cans
  • Drums
  • Tubes
  • Folding Cartons
  • Others (Bags, Trays etc.)

By end use:

  • Food
  • Beverages
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Cosmetics
  • Personal Care & Homecare
  • Chemical
  • Others (Automotive, etc.)

 By region:

  • North America
  • Latin America
  • Europe
  • Middle East and Africa
  • East Asia
  • South Asia
  • Oceania

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Table of Content

1. Executive Summary

    1.1. Global Market Analysis

    1.2. Global Market Outlook

    1.3. Analysis and Recommendations

2. Market Overview

    2.1. Market Definition

    2.2. Market Coverage

3. Key Market Trends

    3.1. Key Trends Impacting the Market

    3.2. Product Innovation 

4. Key Success Factors

    4.1. Product Adoption Analysis

    4.2. Product USPs / Features

5. Global Direct-to-Shape Inkjet Printers Market Demand Analysis 2015-2021 and Forecast, 2022-2030

    5.1. Historical Market Volume (‘000 Units) Analysis, 2015-2021

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About FMI – Packaging 

The Packaging unit of FMI offers a distinctive and specific analysis of the packaging industry. This comprehensive coverage extends from commodity, bulk, and specialty, to ink and application type with special emphasis on ‘green alternatives, recycling, and renewable technology developments, supply-demand-trade assessment. Our research studies serve as referencing market guidelines for direct-to-shape inkjet printer manufacturers, research institutions, channel partners, and government bodies for developing – ‘The Way Forward’.

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