Global 3D Printing Market

LONDON, Dec. 30, 2014 — (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-10Rising Disposable Incomes Propel Market Growth II-10Table 5: Annual Disposable Incomes in US$ '000 for Select Countries (2012) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-11Healthcare: A Promising Market for 3D Printing Technology II-11Increasing Healthcare Spending: Opportunities in Store II-12Table 6: Top 20 Countries with the Highest Healthcare Spending as a Percentage of GDP (2012) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-13Consumer & Professional Markets: A Brief Review II-13Consumer 3D Printing Market II-14A Glance at Select Consumer 3D Printers II-15Professional-Grade 3D Printers Market II-15Role of 3D CAD (Computer Aided Design) in 3D Printing II-16Faster Time to Market Capabilities Encourage Market Adoption II-16Vendors Shed Focus on SMBs II-16What 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

3. A GLANCE AT SELECT END-USE APPLICATIONS II-35 Current and Future 3D Initiatives of Leading OEMs using 3DPrinting Technology II-35 Consumer Products II-37Jewelry: The New Fad II-38 Healthcare Industry II-38Revolutionary 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-393D 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-43Footwear 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

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