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Global Markets for 3D Printing

Global Markets for 3D Printing

The global market for 3D printing totaled nearly $2.8 billion in 2013 and nearly $3.8 in 2014. This segment is predicted to reach nearly $15.2 billion in 2019, with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 32.2%.

This report provides:

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.


SCOPE OF THE REPORT

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.

CHAPTER 1 Introduction
STUDY GOALS AND OBJECTIVE
REASON FOR DOING THE STUDY
SCOPE OF THE REPORT
INTENDED AUDIENCE
METHODOLOGY AND INFORMATION SOURCE
ANALYST'S CREDENTIALS
RELATED BCC RESEARCH REPORTS
BCC RESEARCH WEBSITE
DISCLAIMER
CHAPTER 2 SUMMARY
SUMMARY TABLE GLOBAL MARKET FOR 3D PRINTING BY SEGMENT, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS)
SUMMARY FIGURE GLOBAL MARKET FOR 3D PRINTING BY SEGMENT, 2013-2019 ($ MILLIONS)
CHAPTER 3 OVERVIEW
HISTORY OF ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING
TABLE 1 HISTORY OF 3D PRINTING
MARKET OVERVIEW
AM PROCESS
AM AND TRADITIONAL MANUFACTURING
Advantages of AM Manufacturing
Advantages of Traditional Manufacturing
TABLE 2 ASTM APPROVED AM PROCESSES
TABLE 3 AM TECHNOLOGIES AND FEATURES
TABLE 4 AM TECHNOLOGIES AND MATERIALS
AM APPLICATIONS
TABLE 5 AM SYSTEMS AND APPLICATIONS
Automotive
Construction
Healthcare
Consumer Goods
OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES
TABLE 6 AM MARKET DRIVERS AND RESTRAINTS
CHAPTER 4 TECHNOLOGIES AND PROCESSES
INTRODUCTION
PRINCIPLES OF OPERATION
MODELING
PRINTING
FINISHING
PROCESSES
VAT PHOTOPOLYMERIZATION
MATERIAL EXTRUSION
MATERIAL JETTING
BINDER JETTING
POWDER BED FUSION
SHEET LAMINATION
DIRECT ENERGY DEPOSITION
Electron Beam Direct Manufacturing
Ion Fusion Formation
Laser Powder Forming
POST-PROCESSING
AM AND TRADITIONAL MANUFACTURING
ADVANTAGES OF AM MANUFACTURING
ADVANTAGES OF TRADITIONAL MANUFACTURING
TABLE 7 ASTM APPROVED AM PROCESSES
TABLE 8 AM TECHNOLOGIES AND FEATURES
TABLE 9 AM TECHNOLOGIES AND MATERIALS
MATERIALS
POLYMERS
Monomers
Microstructure
Architecture
Chain Length
Monomer Arrangement in Copolymers
Morphology
Crystallinity
Properties
Tensile Strength
Young's Modulus of Elasticity
Polymers Used in AM Systems
TABLE 10 THERMOPLASTIC POLYMER USED IN 3D PRINTING
TABLE 11 PHOTOPOLYMERS USED IN 3D PRINTING
METALS
Steels
Titanium
Nickel
Cobalt
Alloys
Batteries
Catalysts
Chromium
Gold
Silver
TABLE 12 METALS USED IN 3D PRINTING
CERAMICS AND OTHER COMPOSITES
TABLE 13 CERAMICS USED IN 3D PRINTING
ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGIES
TABLE 14 AM PROCESSES BY MATERIAL AND TECHNOLOGY
STEREOLITHOGRAPHY
3D PRINTING
SELECTIVE LASER SINTERING
PROMETAL
FUSED DEPOSITION MODELING
How FDM Works
Extrusion Details
Applications
Concept Models
Functional Prototypes
Manufacturing Tools
LAMINATED OBJECT MANUFACTURING
ELECTRON BEAM MELTING
Market and Applications
LASER ENGINEERED NET SHAPING
Capabilities
Resources
Accomplishments
POLYJET
The Process
PolyJet 3D Printing Benefits
PolyJet 3D Printers and Materials
TABLE 15 GLOBAL MARKET FOR THE MOST POPULAR 3D PRINTING PROCESSES/TECHNOLOGIES, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS)
TABLE 16 GLOBAL MARKET SHARES OF THE MOST POPULAR 3D PRINTING PROCESSES/TECHNOLOGIES, 2013-2019 (%)
TABLE 17 GLOBAL MARKET FOR MATERIALS USED IN 3D PRINTING, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS)
EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES
AEROSUD AND PROJECT AEROSWIFT
ARBURG FREEFORMER
Highlights
BIG AREA ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING
Highlights
DMG MORI SEIKI
Highlights
FCUBIC AB INKJET
HYBRID MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGIES
HIGH SPEED SINTERING
The Process
ION FUSION FORMATION
LASER CONSOLIDATION
PRINTOPTICAL TECHNOLOGY
OTHER TECHNOLOGIES
ADVANTAGES AND CHALLENGES OF ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING SYSTEMS
OVER TRADITIONAL MANUFACTURING
ADVANTAGES
LIMITATIONS AND CHALLENGES
Mindset Toward Traditional Manufacturing
Quality Control
ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING APPLICATIONS
MEDICAL APPLICATIONS
LIGHTWEIGHT MACHINES
ARCHITECTURAL MODELING
FUEL CELL MANUFACTURE
CONSUMER GOODS
HOBBIES AND PERSONAL USES
RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT IN AM
SUSTAINABILITY
METAL AM SYSTEMS
CHAPTER 5 MARKET APPLICATIONS
TABLE 18 GLOBAL MARKET FOR 3D PRINTING BY REGION, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS)
TABLE 19 GLOBAL MARKET SHARES OF 3D PRINTING BY REGION, 2013-2019 (%)
FIGURE 1 GLOBAL MARKET SHARES OF 3D PRINTING BY REGION, 2013-2019 (%)
TABLE 20 GLOBAL MARKET FOR 3D PRINTING BY INDUSTRY, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS)
TABLE 21 GLOBAL MARKET SHARES OF 3D PRINTING BY INDUSTRY, 2013-2019 (%)
TABLE 22 NORTH AMERICAN MARKET FOR 3D PRINTING BY INDUSTRY,
THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS)
TABLE 23 EUROPEAN MARKET FOR 3D PRINTING BY INDUSTRY, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS)
TABLE 24 ASIAN MARKET FOR 3D PRINTING BY INDUSTRY, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS)
TABLE 25 REST OF THE WORLD MARKET FOR 3D PRINTING BY INDUSTRY, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS)
TABLE 26 GLOBAL MARKET FOR 3D PRINTING BY APPLICATION, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS)
TABLE 27 GLOBAL MARKET SHARES OF 3D PRINTING BY APPLICATION, 2013-2019 (%)
TABLE 28 GLOBAL MARKET FOR 3D PRINTING BY PRODUCTS AND SERVICES, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS)
TABLE 29 GLOBAL MARKET FOR 3D PRINTING BY SERVICES, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS)
CASE STUDIES
AEROSPACE
Advanced Composite Structures
Old Methods
New Methods
Boeing Co.
NASA
Challenge
Solution
Results
AUTOMOTIVE
AMP Research
The Dimension Solution
Bentley
BMW
Ducati
Challenge
Solution
CONSTRUCTION
PMAMI
Challenge
Solution
CONSUMER GOODS
Bianchi Bikes
Customization
Pushed to the Limit at the Tour de France
Timberland
Challenge
Solution
Results
EDUCATION
Cornell University
Kinematic Models for Design Digital Library
Learning with Dimension
Ohio High School
Challenge
Solution
Results
MEDICAL
Dante Pazzanese Cardiology Institute
3D Printing Used in Cardiology
Assessing Surgery Risks
GOVERNMENT
Trainer Development Flight
Challenge
Solution
Benefits
MISCELLANEOUS
Brudden
3D Printing 90% of Prototypes
ARTEM Ltd. and Chipotle Mexican Grill
Nakazato
3D PRINTING IN MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES
3D Printing Compared with Traditional Manufacturing
Different Additive Manufacturing Processes
Materials Used for 3D Printing in Medical Applications
Feasibility and Economic Considerations
Using Physician Input for New or Improved Medical Devices
Building Prototypes
Current Additive Manufacturing Applications with Involvement of Physicians
Developing New or Improved Medical Devices
Working with an Additive Manufacturing Company
Conclusions
TABLE 30 CONSIDERATIONS FOR AM ADOPTION WITHIN THE MEDICAL
DEVICE INDUSTRY
TABLE 31 CONVENTIONAL HEARING AID MANUFACTURING STEPS
TABLE 32 HEARING AID MANUFACTURING USING AN AM SYSTEM
CHAPTER 6 GLOBAL MARKETS
TABLE 33 GLOBAL MARKET SHARES OF KEY PLAYERS FOR AM SYSTEMS, 2013
UNITED STATES
EUROPE
TABLE 34 AM SYSTEMS: EUROPEAN KEY MARKET PLAYERS
ASIA-PACIFIC
CHINA
INDIA
JAPAN
TABLE 35 ASIA-PACIFIC MARKET SHARES BY COUNTRY, 2013 (%)
TABLE 36 AM SYSTEMS, JAPANESE KEY MARKET PLAYERS
AUSTRALIA
SOUTH AFRICA
TABLE 37 NUMBER OF AM SYSTEM SOLD BY COUNTRY AND COMPANY TO DATE, 2013
CHAPTER 7 PATENT ANALYSIS AND RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
TABLE 38 ISSUED PATENTS AND APPLICATIONS ON AM BY YEAR, 2001-2013
TABLE 39 AM PATENT SHARES BY SECTOR, 2009-2013 (%)
TABLE 40 AM PATENT APPLICATION SHARES BY SECTOR, 2009-2013 (%)
PRESS RELEASES
TABLE 41 PRESS RELEASES AND MAJOR EVENTS IN THE 3D PRINTING
INDUSTRY
CHAPTER 8 COMPANY PROFILES
3D SYSTEMS
ARCAM AB
ARCHITECTED MATERIALS
ASIGA GLOBAL HELPDESK
ASPECT INC.
AUTODESK INC.
BEIJING TIERTIME
BLUEPRINTER
CMET
CONCEPT LASER
DM3D TECHNOLOGY LLC
DWS SYSTEMS
EASTMAN
ENVISIONTEC GMBH
ENVISIONTEC INC.
EOS
EXONE THE AMERICAS
FABRISONIC LLC
FOCHIF MECHATRONICS
GPI PROTOTYPE & MANUFACTURING SERVICES INC.
GW INSTEK
HP
HUNAN FARSOON
INNOVATION MEDITECH
KEYENCE
LITHOZ GMBH
MAKERBOT INDUSTRY
MATSUURA MACHINERY USA INC.
MCOR TECHNOLOGIES
MICROJET TECHNOLOGIES
OPTOMEC
ORGANOVO HOLDINGS INC.
PRODWAYS
RAPID SHAPE GMBH
REALIZER GMBH
RENISHAW PLC
SHAANXI HENGTONG
SHANGHAI UNIONTECH
SHAPEWAYS
SLM SOLUTIONS GMBH
SOLIDSCAPE
STRATASYS
TRUMP PRECISION MACHINERY
TRUMPF
VOXELJET AG
VOXELJET OF AMERICA INC.
CHAPTER 9 APPENDIX: GLOSSARY/ACRONYMS
TABLE 42 GLOSSARY/ACRONYMS

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