skip to Main Content

News & Infos

No matter which sport you devote yourself to, one thing is inevitably noticeable: nowadays the best of the best are absolute athletes. Top performances in tennis, football or other physical sports require superhuman-looking physique. Even in chess, the world's top players openly talk about the relevance of physical fitness. The advantage is measurable! In addition to physical advantages that are [...]

It is hardly surprising that over 90 percent of the printing industry's annual investment is in machinery. That the proportion of companies that invested at the start of the Corona pandemic has only fallen by four percentage points, may in cotrast, be a little more surprising. Definitely noteworthy remains the fact that Germany, once amongst Europe's leading investing printing industries, [...]

The number of companies in the packaging industry is declining. The number of employees, on the other hand, has increased since 2015. This is based primarily on the development of companies with 100 to 499 employees. Compared to 2019, the sales values achieved for the products of the packaging industry increased for the most part in 2020 and 2021. This [...]

The past has shown it time and again. Veritable industry crises are not only catastrophes for the printing industry, but also always spurs for extraordinary innovations. When the internet presumed to substitute digital solutions for everything printed, printers invented online printers. In less than 20 years, this species of company has managed to generate 15 per cent of industry sales [...]

Myth of Riga

For some time now, Latvia, and Riga in particular, has been repeatedly cited as an explanation when it comes to publishers demanding lower and lower prices for the production of their books or printers losing lucrative orders. Apenberg & Partner has taken up this issue and undertaken research on Latvian book production and its export, as well as German book [...]

The fact that everything will be different in 2020 is also reflected in the results of this year's Print Business Autumn Forecast: although a negative market development is expected by the majority, the expectations of the printing industry for 2021 are slightly more optimistic than a year ago. But while in 2019 it was the small printers who were particularly pessimistic about the future, in Corona Year No. 1 it is the large printing companies who rule out a recovery in the market.

The year 2019 is drawing to a close and thus many players in the print industry are asking themselves what went well this year and what they should do differently in the future. Apenberg & Partner has a suggestion: take a closer look at your sales. That’s because in recent years we are ever more frequently encountering printing company owners [...]

Back To Top