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Unformatted text preview: s. Second, increased competition among commercial printers for the reduced
demand for printing services has accelerated the
need for technical innovation and increased efficiency. Third, smart phones and tablet computers offering real-time access to merchant promotions
has accelerated the reduction in printed advertising. The trends related to industry downsizing, desktop publishing, and nonprint media are
expected to continue. Inefficient print shops will
not survive. The slow recovery will aggravate the
subsector’s business environment. The printing
and publishing subsector lost 300 jobs in 2011 and
will contract by another 400 jobs in 2012.
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35 2012 Colorado Business Economic Outlook Manufacturing
continued from page 35 Employment in the other nondurable goods subsectors, including textiles, clothing, paper, petroleum products, chemicals, and plastics and rubber
manufacturing, remained stable in 2011, at 14,900
workers. The largest job declines occurred in textile
product mills and paper manufacturing, which
both lost 200 jobs. These were partially offset by
growth in plastics and rubber prod...
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