Global Markets for 3-D Printing
The global market for three-dimensional printing will grow from nearly $3.7 billion in 2016 to more than $10.4 billion by 2021, with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 23.2% for the period of 2016-2021.
- An overview of the global markets for 3D printing.
- Analyses of global market trends, with data from 2015, 2016, and projections of CAGRs through 2021.
- Coverage of five different types of technologies: laser sintering, electron beam melting, fused disposition modeling, laminated object manufacturing, and three dimensional inkjet printing.
- Geographic segmentation of the market across North America, Europe and Asia.
- Information on materials used including polymers, metals and a few others (such as ceramics and paper).
- Evaluation of end-use applications in the areas of aerospace, automotive, consumer, healthcare and research.
- Analysis of the market's dynamics, specifically growth drivers, inhibitors, and opportunities.
- Profiles of major players in the industry.
SCOPE OF THE REPORT
The report addresses trends in 3-D printing technology and the global market for the most promising 3-D printing technology applications during the period from 2015 through 2021, including:
- Powder bed fusion.
- Vat photopolymerization.
- Material extrusion.
- Directed energy deposition.
- Laminated object manufacturing.
- Other processes.
- Plastics and polymers.
- Others (e.g., wax, graphene, bio-ink).
Andrew McWilliams is a partner in 43rd Parallel LLC, a Boston-based international technology and marketing consulting firm. He is the author of several other BCC Research market opportunity reports related to 3-D printing technologies and applications, including AVM101B Advanced Materials for 3-D Printing: Technologies and Global Markets; AVM091B Emerging Inkjet Printing Technologies, Applications and Global Markets; AVM007M Powder Metallurgy: Technologies and Global Markets; IFT066A Printed Electronics: The Global Market; and NAN041A Nanopatterning.