Advanced Materials for 3D Printing: Technologies and Global Markets
BCC Research estimates the total global market for 3D printing materials totaled $245 million in 2013. This market is expected to reach $285 million in 2014 and $650 million in 2019, registering a compound annual growth (CAGR) of 17.9% over the next five years.
- An overview of the global market for advanced materials used in 3D printing and related technologies.
- Analyses of global market trends, with data from 2013, estimates for 2014 and projections of compound annual growth rates (CAGRs) through 2019.
- Information on the types of materials used, device technology types, the industry's state of development, and market terminology.
- Segmentation of the market into major manufacturers, most popular materials and device types, regional markets, and end use applications.
- Comprehensive profiles of leading companies in the industry including manufacturers, suppliers, and distributors.
The report addresses trends in 3D printing materials technology and the global market for the most promising new 3D printing material applications during the period from 2013 through 2019, including:
- Plastics and polymers.
- Others (e.g., wax, graphene, bio-ink).
- Consumer goods.
- Medical and dental.
The report does not cover 3D printing equipment or services in any detail.
Major elements covered in the study format include:
- Executive summary.
- Overview (i.e., definitions, brief history, technology characteristics, applications, market summary).
- Developments in 3D printing technology that are expected to influence the market through 2019.
- Detailed market estimates and projections for each material and application type during the period from 2014 to 2019.
- Descriptions of key players in the 3D printing industry.
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.