Dye sublimation paper is widely used in printing digital photo albums, canvas prints, textiles and other promotional items. The paper has gained popularity due to its ability to provide vibrant, long-lasting prints on a variety of materials. Growing demand for customized photo prints and promotional items has boosted the sales of dye sublimation paper. End users prefer dye sublimation printing over other printing techniques as it produces high resolution images and ensures color accuracy. Additionally, dye sublimation paper offers cost-effective short-run printing and allows direct printing on materials that are difficult to print on via other methods.
The global dye sublimation paper market is estimated to be valued at US$ 679.44 million in 2023 and is expected to exhibit a CAGR of 3.9% over the forecast period 2023 to 2031, as highlighted in a new report published by Coherent Market Insights.
Market key trends:
The growing demand for customized printing has propelled the dye sublimation paper market. Customers are increasingly opting for personalized photo books, photo calendars, posters, mugs and other promotional products printed with high resolution images of their choice. Dye sublimation printing meets this increasing demand for customized printing due to its ability to reproduce detailed images and graphics on a variety of substrates. Moreover, digital printing technologies with dye sublimation method allow customers to directly upload their images and customize products as per their requirements easily and conveniently. This growing trend of personalized printing has significantly boosted the sales of dye sublimation paper over the recent past.
Strength: Dye sublimation paper provides high-quality photo printing and produces vibrant color images. It allows continuous-tone images and graduated tones to be produced.
Weakness: Dye sublimation paper requires specialized expensive printers and sublimation inks, increasing overall cost of production. It also requires a heating process to affix the images.
Opportunity: Growing demand for photo merchandise and promotional items is driving the use of dye sublimation printing. Advances in printing technology are also reducing costs.
Threats: Threat from alternative printing technologies like inkjet printing and rising environmental concerns around use of plastics.
The Global Dye Sublimation Paper Market Size is expected to witness high growth. The global dye sublimation paper market is estimated to be valued at US$ 679.44 million in 2023 and is expected to exhibit a CAGR of 3.9% over the forecast period 2023 to 2031.
Regional analysis comprises the Asia Pacific region currently dominates the market and is expected to witness the fastest growth during the forecast period. Countries like China, India, and Japan have seen rising demand for photo gifts and decor which is driving the market in the region.
Key players operating in the dye sublimation paper market are Campbell Soup Company, NestlÃ© S.A., The Kraft Heinz Company, Pacific Foods of Oregon, Bar Harbor Foods, BUMBLE BEE Seafoods, More Than Gourmet, Kettle Cuisine, Bonafide Provisions, College Inn. Some of the major players are focusing on expansion and new product launches to strengthen their market position and cater to rising demand from end-use industries. For instance, new product lines with advanced features are gaining traction.
1.Source: Coherent Market Insights, Public sources, Desk research
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