The printing industry is the fifth largest in the manufacturing sector. The industry is very competitive in Canada and is made up mostly of small to medium size printing plants some of which are family owned. Technology is playing a huge part in this industry with digital printing techniques surpassing the older methods such as silkscreen etc. Compressed air is a vital ingredient for this industry demanding more reliability & efficiency to assist the reduction of printing costs. Kaeser compressors with frequency drives, efficient dryers, filtration and reduced maintenance can lower operating costs.