Convergence, as demonstrated by early reprographers, is still eminent in modern-day printing companies and M&A activity.
Success in the market now depends on delivering a value proposition to customers that is more meaningful than just owning a wide-format printing device.
Many printing and packaging companies are struggling to procure the paper they need, the grades they require, in a quantity necessary.
Wide-format technologies now have specialized variations serving niche markets. This has resulted in competition within the industry.
As consolidators grow, merge, or exit the field for the acquisition of middle market companies, smaller consolidators take their place.
The wide-format printing industry is now “middle-aged,” as reflected in the M&A transactions over the past year.
Savvy investors and strategic buyers have been snapping up wide-format companies that successfully carved out a defensible niche.
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M&A activity in the wide-format segment has been steady over the past 12 months, with some notable transactions.