Global 3D Printing Market

NEW YORK, April 1, 2015 — (PRNewswire) — This report analyzes the worldwide markets for 3D Printing in US$ Million by the following Segments: 3D Printing Products, and 3D Printing Services. Global market for 3D Printing is also analyzed by the following End-Use Markets: Automotive, Aerospace, Consumer Products, Medical, and Others. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs. The report profiles 85 companies including many key and niche players such as -

3D Systems Corporation
Arcam AB
envisionTEC GmbH
The ExOne Company

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Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1
Disclaimers I-2
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-2
Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3
Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3


3D Printing: A Transformative Technology II-1
Transforming Traditional Manufacturing Operations II-2
How 3D Printing Gains Over Commercial Manufacturing II-2
Commercial Applications of 3D Printing II-3
Table 1: Global Market for 3D Printing by Application (2014):
Percentage Breakdown by Application Area for Education &
Research, Assembly Line, Functional Parts, Metal Casting
Patterns, Prototype Tooling Patterns, Presentation Models,
Tooling Components, Visual Aids and Others (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-3
Additive Manufacturing (AM): Applications Timeline II-3
Rapid Prototyping: Major Commercial Application of 3D Printing II-4
Rapid Manufacturing or DDM: Emerging Application of 3D Printing II-4
A High Growth Market II-5
Current and Future Analysis II-6
Table 2: Worldwide 3D Printing Market (1988-2012): Percentage
Share Breakdown of Installations by Country/Region (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-7
Analysis by Type II-7
Analysis by End-Use Sector II-7
Impact of Recession in Retrospect and the Road Ahead II-8
Table 3: World Real GDP Growth by Country (2012-2015F)
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-9

Table 4: World GDP (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of
Nominal GDP Value by Country (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-10
Rising Disposable Incomes Propel Market Growth II-10
Table 5: Annual Disposable Incomes in US$ '000 for Select
Countries (2012) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-11
Healthcare: A Promising Market for 3D Printing Technology II-11
Increasing Healthcare Spending: Opportunities in Store II-12
Table 6: Top 20 Countries with the Highest Healthcare
Spending as a Percentage of GDP (2012) (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-13
Consumer & Professional Markets: A Brief Review II-13
Consumer 3D Printing Market II-14
A Glance at Select Consumer 3D Printers II-15
Professional-Grade 3D Printers Market II-15
Role of 3D CAD (Computer Aided Design) in 3D Printing II-16
Faster Time to Market Capabilities Encourage Market Adoption II-16
Vendors Shed Focus on SMBs II-16
What Does the Future Hold for 3D Printing Technology? II-17

Developed Nations Looking to Revive Domestic Manufacturing II-19
3D Printing Technology Continues to Grow and Innovate II-19
Additive Manufacturing of Metal Parts: An Evolving Market II-19
3D Bioprinting Growing in Prominence II-20
Industries Utilizing Rapid Prototyping Poised to Spur Demand II-21
Hybrid Systems Come into Focus II-21
Low Volume Printing: A Key Driving Factor II-22
Patent Expiration to Boost Market Growth II-22
Expiry of 3D Printing Patents (2013-2016) II-23
Metal Printing Materials to Outdo Plastic Materials II-23
Metal 3D Printing: Application in Key Industries II-24
Table 7: Global Market for 3D Printing Materials by Material
Type (2014): Percentage Breakdown of Material for
Laser-Sintered Polymers, Metals, Photopolymers, and Others
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-25
Commonly Used Materials for 3D Printing by Various Printing
Processes II-25
Graphene: A Material with Enormous Potential II-25
Increasing R&D Focus on Print Materials II-26
Home 3D Printing Catches Consumer Attention II-26
DIY Consumers Boost Demand for 3D Printing II-27
Select Open-source Hobbyist & Do-It-Yourself Systems II-28
Declining Prices to Foster Adoption II-28
Increasing Use of Online Service Providers II-29
Mass Customization is Key to Growth II-29
Creating Light & Strong Structures - Potential for Growth II-29
3D Printing: Key Role in Niche Applications II-30
3D Printing Technology to Gain Prominence in Textile and
Apparel Market II-30
Premise of Downloading Physical Objects: Turning into Reality? II-30
Expanding Applications of High-End 3D Printers Machines II-31
Open Source 3D Printers: An Area of Opportunity II-31
Open Design: A Collaborative Approach to Designing II-32
Enterprises Warm Up to 3D Printing Technology II-32
Children: The Next Target Market for 3D Printers? II-32
3D Printing Affects Supply Chain Management II-32
3D Printing: Can it Completely Replace Conventional
Manufacturing? II-33
Limitations on Material Usage: A Key Constraint II-33
High Material Cost: A Major Obstacle II-33
Legislations & Intellectual Property Protection: Threats to
3D Printing Market II-34
3D Systems Files Lawsuit against Formlabs II-34
Voxelfab to Replace 3D Prints? II-34

Current and Future 3D Initiatives of Leading OEMs using 3D
Printing Technology II-35
Consumer Products II-37
Jewelry: The New Fad II-38
Healthcare Industry II-38
Revolutionary Applications of 3D Printing in Healthcare Sector II-38
Creation of Models II-38
Customized Products & Prosthetics II-39
3D Print-Temporary Implants - A Niche Market Beckons II-39
3D Organ & Tissue Printing: Still in Early Stages II-39
Aerospace Industry II-40
Current and Potential Applications of AM Technology in
Aerospace and Defense Industry II-41
Automobile Industry II-41
Military/Defense Sector II-42
Architecture, Engineering and Construction Industry II-43
Architecture and Architectural Services II-43
Printing Circuit Boards II-43
Footwear Manufacturing II-44
Other End-Use Applications II-44
Arts II-44
Food II-44
Distribution II-44

Industry Structure II-45
3D Printing Solutions Providers: List of Major Market
Participants II-45
Leading Global 3D Printing Players & their Core Technologies II-46
Major Vendors in 3D Printing Market II-46
Comparative Analysis of Leading Players in the 3D Printing
Industry by Printing Process II-47
Stratasys & 3D Systems Lead 3D Printing Market II-47
3D Systems Vs Stratasys: A Comparative Review II-48
Comparative Analysis of Leading Players in the 3D Printing
Industry by Average Selling Price (ASP) II-49
Table 8: World 3D Printing Market (2013 & 2017): Average
Selling Price (in US$) of 3D Printing Systems by Process
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-49

Table 9: Leading Players in the Global 3D Printing Market
(2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenues for
Stratasys, 3D Systems, and Others (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-50

Table 10: Leading Players in the Global 3D Printing
Professional Systems Market (2013): Percentage Share
Breakdown of Value Sales for 3D Systems, Arcam, ExOne,
Stratasys, Voxeljet, and Others (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-50

Table 11: Leading Players in the Global 3D Printing
Professional Systems Market (2013): Percentage Share
Breakdown of Volume Sales for 3D Systems, Beijing Tiertime,
Envisiontec, EOS, Stratasys and Others (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-51
Consolidation Picks Momentum in 3D Printing Market II-51
M&A Activity in the 3D Printing Landscape (2012-2014) II-51

Introduction II-53
What is 3D Printing? II-53
Evolution of 3D Printing II-53
Process of 3D Printing II-54
Printing Processes II-54
Table 12: World 3D Printing Market (2013): Percentage Value
Breakdown by Printing Processes for Material Extrusion,
Material Jetting, Powder Bed Fusion, Sheet Lamination, and
Vat Photopolymerization (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-54

Table 13: World 3D Printing Market (2013): Percentage Volume
Breakdown by Printing Processes for Material Extrusion,
Material Jetting, Powder Bed Fusion, Sheet Lamination, and
Vat Photopolymerization (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-55
Comparative Analysis of 3D Printing Processes II-55
Material Extrusion: II-55
Material Jetting: II-56
Binder Jetting: II-56
Sheet Lamination: II-56
Vat Photopolymerization: II-57
Powder Bed Fusion: II-57

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