Editorial Note For Issue 05 | Sep-Oct 2023

Printing Industry in Bangladesh
The printing industry in Bangladesh has seen significant growth and development over the years. It plays a vital role in supporting various sectors of the economy, including publishing, packaging, advertising, and more. Here are some key points about the printing industry in Bangladesh:

Historical Background: The printing industry in Bangladesh has a long history, dating back to the colonial era. The industry has evolved over time, embracing modern technologies and techniques.

Types of Printing: The industry encompasses various types of printing, including offset printing, digital printing, flexographic printing, screen printing, and more. Offset printing is particularly popular for producing books, magazines, and packaging materials.

Publishing: The printing industry is closely linked to the publishing sector. Bangladesh has a vibrant publishing industry, with a focus on textbooks, literature, newspapers, and periodicals. Many publishing houses and newspapers rely on local printing services.

Packaging: The packaging sector is a significant consumer of printing services. As the demand for packaged goods grows, so does the need for high-quality packaging with attractive designs. The printing industry caters to this demand, offering various solutions for packaging materials.

Advertising & Promotional Materials: The advertising industry relies on printing services for producing promotional materials such as banners, posters, flyers, brochures, and business cards. These materials are essential for marketing and brand promotion.

Technological Advancements: The printing industry in Bangladesh has adopted modern printing technologies and equipment, improving efficiency and quality. Digital printing, in particular, has gained popularity due to its cost-effectiveness and versatility.

Industry Associations: Various industry associations, such as the Bangladesh Printing Industries Association (BPIA), play a role in promoting and regulating the printing industry.

Overall, the printing industry in Bangladesh is a dynamic and growing sector that serves a wide range of businesses and industries. It continues to adapt to changing technologies and market demands while contributing significantly to the nation’s economic development.


Md. Shakhawat Hossain
Editor & Publisher
Bangladesh Pulp & Paper