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.
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 spent more than 25 years as a consultant with Ernst & Young, McKinsey & Company and A.T. Kearny focused on manufacturing before segueing into research analysis. He has been covering myriad technology categories for BCC Research for more than 15 years. McWilliams has a BA from Princeton University and an MA from Harvard University. He has worked in more than 40 countries and he resides in the greater Boston area.