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Outlook of Mergers & Acquisitions, Investments, and Patents in the 3D Printing Market (2010–2016)

Outlook of Mergers & Acquisitions, Investments, and Patents in the 3D Printing Market (2010–2016)

GROWING ADVENT OF THE 3D PRINTING TECHNOLOGIES GENERATED INTERESTS AMONG MANY PLAYERS WORLDWIDE

The 3D printing market has witnessed tremendous growth in M&A activities in terms of the number of deals announced between 2010 and 2016. The large tech companies have shown interest in the 3D printing technology through various acquisitions. The driving factors behind the increase in M&A activities include the need to increase scale, substantial growth of startup companies, intense competition, and the need for companies to improve their technology, product, and services portfolio. Significant opportunities exist for the 3D printing market in the Asia-Pacific region. The market has been experiencing advancements in printers and printing technologies, improvements in materials used, and developments in skilled workforce.

3D PRINTING MARKET TO GROW AT A HIGH CAGR BETWEEN 2016 AND 2022

The 3D printing market is expected to reach USD 30.19 billion by 2022, at a CAGR of 28.5% between 2016 and 2022. 3D printing is used to develop prototypes and end products in industries such as automotive, medical, aerospace, defense, dental, biomedical, jewelry, art, architecture, fashion designing, and interior designing among others. Along with these, electronics, robotics, spacecraft, construction, organ transplantations, food, and other industries have also started adopting the 3D printing technology. The market is growing rapidly, and it is now focusing on the production of end parts with the development of technologies and metal powdered materials.

The break-up of profile of primary participants is given below:
By Company Type: Tier 1 – 25%, Tier 2 – 45% and Tier 3 –30%
By Designation: C-Level – 35%, Director Level – 40%, Others – 25%
By Region: North America – 45%, Europe – 35%, APAC – 15%, RoW – 5%
The major players in the 3D printing market include 3D Systems Corporation (U.S.), Stratasys Ltd. (U.S. & Israel), the ExOne Company(U.S.), Voxeljet AG (Germany), Arcam Group (Sweden), SLM Solutions Group AG (Germany), EOS GmbH (Germany), EnvisionTEC GmbH (Germany), Materialise NV (Belgium), Sciaky Inc. (U.S.), Concept Laser GmbH (Germany), Autodesk, Inc. (U.S.), Hoganas AB (Sweden), Renishaw PLC (U.K.).

The report will help leaders/new entrants in this market in the following ways:

1. This report categorizes M&A during 2010–2016 by deal volume, segment, cross-border and domestic, and geography with a review of the big deals giving buyers an insight into the latest M&A trends in the 3D printing market.
2. The report provides an overview of the 3D printing market, analyzing key component segments and end-user segments. Furthermore, stakeholders can get an understanding of the pulse of M&A, patents, and investments.
3. The report reviews key M&A strategies, private equity investors, and patents adopted by top 3D printing companies and analyzes the top five assignees of the published patents.


  • INTRODUCTION
    • OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY
    • STUDY SCOPE
    • CURRENCY
    • STAKEHOLDERS
  • RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
  • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
  • M&A ANALYSIS OF 3D PRINTING INDUSTRY
    • INTRODUCTION
    • 3D PRINTING M&A ANALYSIS, BY REGION (2010-2016)
      • NORTH AMERICA
      • EUROPE
  • INVESTMENT ANALYSIS OF 3D PRINTING INDUSTRY
    • INTRODUCTION
    • 3D PRINTING: INVESTMENT ANALYSIS
      • Table INVESTMENTS IN THE 3D PRINTING MARKET: 2010-2016
    • 3D PRINTING INVESTMENT ANALYSIS, BY REGION (2010-2016)
    • LIST OF INVESTMENTS IN THE 3D PRINTING INDUSTRY (2010-2016)
      • Table LIST OF COMPANIES WHICH HAVE RAISED FUNDS, 2010-2016
  • PATENT ANALYSIS OF 3D PRINTING INDUSTRY
    • INTRODUCTION
    • TOP FIVE ASSIGNEES OF PUBLISHED PATENTS OF 3D PRINTING
  • COMPANY PROFILES
    • INTRODUCTION
    • STRATASYS LTD.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
        • Table STRATASYS LIMITED: FINANCIAL STATEMENT, 2012-2015
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • MNM VIEW
    • 3D SYSTEMS CORPORATION
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
        • Table 3D SYSTEMS CORPORATION: FINANCIAL STATEMENT, 2012-2015
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • MNM VIEW
    • MATERIALISE NV
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
        • Table MATERIALISE NV: FINANCIAL STATEMENT, 2012-2014
      • PRODUCTS & SERVICES
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • MNM VIEW
    • EOS GMBH
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • MNM VIEW
    • THE EXONE COMPANY
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
        • Table EXONE COMPANY : FINANCIAL STATEMENT, 2012-2015
      • PRODUCTS & SERVICES
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • MNM VIEW
    • VOXELJET AG
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
        • Table VOXELJET AG: FINANCIAL STATEMENT, 2012-2015
      • PRODUCTS & SERVICES
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • MNM VIEW
    • ARCAM GROUP
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
        • Table ARCAM GROUP: FINANCIAL STATEMENT, 2012-2015
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • MNM VIEW
    • SLM SOLUTIONS GROUP AG.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
        • Table SLM SOLUTIONS GROUP AG: FINANCIAL STATEMENT, 2013-2015
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • MNM VIEW
    • ENVISIONTEC GMBH
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • MNM VIEW
    • SCIAKY INC
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • MNM VIEW
    • PROTO LABS
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
        • Table PROTO LABS : FINANCIAL STATEMANT, 2011-2014 (USD MILLION)
      • SERVICES OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
    • MCOR TECHNOLOGIES LTD
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
    • MICROTEC GESELLSCHAFT FÜR MIKROTECHNOLOGIE MBH
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • SERVICES OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
    • OPTOMEC INC.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
    • ORGANOVO HOLDINGS INC.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
        • Table ORGANOVO HOLDINGS INC.: FINANCIAL STATEMENT, 2011-2014 (USD MILLION)
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
    • REPRAP
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
    • ULTIMAKER BV
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
    • OXFORD PERFORMANCE MATERIALS INC.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
    • 3D CERAM
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
    • 3DPONICS INC.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
    • RENISHAW PLC.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
        • Table RENISHAW PLC.: FINANCIAL STATEMENT, 2012-2015
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
    • XYZPRINTING
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
    • ARC GROUP WORLDWIDE, INC.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
        • Table ARC GROUP WORLDWIDE, INC.: FINANCIAL STATEMENT, 2011-2014
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
    • AUTODESK, INC.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
    • KONINKLIJKE DSM N.V.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
        • Table KONINKLIJKE DSM N.V.: FINANCIAL STATEMENT, 2012-2015
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
    • CONCEPT LASER GMBH
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
    • LUXEXCEL GROUP BV
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS& SERVICES OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
    • PRINTRBOT INC
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
    • LEAPFROG 3D PRINTERS
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
    • AFINIA 3D
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
    • SOLIDOODLE LLC
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
    • AREVO LABS
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
    • TLC KOREA CO., LTD.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
    • EVONIK INDUSTRIES AG
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
        • Table EVONIK INDUSTRIES AG: FINANCIAL STATEMENT, 2012-2015 (USD MILLION)
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
    • BEIJING TIERTIME TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
    • TAULMAN3D, LLC
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
    • THE ARGEN CORPORATION
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
    • ARKEMA S.A.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
    • SHAPEWAYS, INC.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS & SERVICES OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
    • HÖGANÄS AB
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS & SERVICES OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
    • FORMLABS INC.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
    • SCUPLTEO
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • SERVICES OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
    • NATURAL MACHINES
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
    • WIIVV WEARABLES INC.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
    • DASSAULT SYSTEMES SA
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
    • GROUPE GORGÉ
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
    • ZHEJIANG FLASHFORGE 3D TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
    • NEOTECH AMT GMBH
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
    • NANO DIMENSION
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
    • GRAPHENE 3D LAB INC.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
    • SOLS SYSTEMS
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
    • ALCOA INC.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
    • COOKSON PRECIOUS METALS LTD.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
    • CANON INC.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
    • HP INC
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
    • GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
    • SHENZHEN HUEWAY TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
    • AMAZON.COM, INC.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
        • Table AMAZON.COM, INC.: FINANCIAL STATEMENT, 2011-2014 (USD MILLION)
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
    • SHINING 3D
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS

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