This IDC study quantifies the U.S. and worldwide production color market in detail, analyzing issues, trends, and changes in device usage. It contains IDC's review and forecast of the worldwide production color market for 2011–2021. Hardware shipments, value of shipments, and average selling value (ASV) are presented in this document. Data for 2011–2016 is actual, whereas data for 2017–2021 is projected.
"This is the first year where we are beginning to truly see inkjet eroding growth of toner-based technologies. Digital production is growing, but the landscape is shifting as there are more and more offerings to choose from to produce quality, high-value images." — Amy Machado, research manager, Production and Large Format