Global Markets for 3D Printing
The global market for 3D printing totaled nearly $2.8 billion in 2013 and nearly $3.8 billion in 2014. This segment is predicted to reach nearly $15.2 billion in 2019, with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 32.2%.
- An overview of the global markets for 3D printing.
- Analyses of global market trends, with data from 2013, 2014, and projections of CAGRs through 2019.
- 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).
- End-use application in the areas of aerospace, automotive, consumer, healthcare and research.
- Analysis of the market's dynamics, specifically growth drivers, inhibitors, and opportunities.
The global market for AM systems (including printers, services, and materials) will grow to almost $16 million by 2019 at an astonishing five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 31.4%. This report provides detailed market segmentation by region, type of process/technology, end products, industry and material. Profiles of key market players, as well smaller and emerging companies, are also included.
An in-depth competitive market analysis is discussed, with examples of how new technologies and processes will enter the market and which industries are more receptive to these new technologies.
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Alessandro Varotto has a PhD in chemistry with a specialty in nanotechnology and materials science. Dr. Varotto has worked as a research scientist in both academic and industrial environments. He is the author of nearly two dozen peer-reviewed research articles, patents, a book and dozens of technical papers in materials science and chemistry.