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Rapid Prototyping Materials Market by Type (Polymers, Metals, Ceramics), Form (Filament, Powder, Ink), Function (Conceptual, Functional Prototype), End User (Aerospace & Defense, Manufacturing & Construction, Healthcare) - Global Forecast to 2021

Rapid Prototyping Materials Market by Type (Polymers, Metals, Ceramics), Form (Filament, Powder, Ink), Function (Conceptual, Functional Prototype), End User (Aerospace & Defense, Manufacturing & Construction, Healthcare) - Global Forecast to 2021

“The rapid prototyping materials market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 26.8% from 2016 to 2021”

The rapid prototyping materials market is expected to reach USD 903.8 million by 2021, at a CAGR of 26.8% from 2016 to 2021. Rapid prototyping is used in the additive manufacturing process to create testing models, which are required in tooling and casting. This further drives the growth of the rapid prototyping materials market during the forecast period. The report covers the rapid prototyping materials market segmented on the basis of type, form, function, end user, and region.

“The manufacturing & construction segment is projected to grow at the highest CAGR during the forecast period”

The manufacturing & construction end user segment of the rapid prototyping materials market is expected to grow at the highest CAGR during the forecast period. Prototyping is mainly utilized in manufacturing & construction, as it helps study models before their actual implementation. Prototyping can also serve the purpose of testing the parts with increase or decrease in dimensional scales. Thus, increasing applicability of rapid prototyping materials in the manufacturing & construction industries worldwide is driving the growth of this market.

“The rapid prototyping materials market in the Asia-Pacific region is projected to witness the highest growth during the forecast period”

The rapid prototyping materials market in the Asia-Pacific region is expected to grow at the highest CAGR between 2016 and 2021. This growth is mainly attributed to the increasing demand of rapid prototyping materials across varied end-use industries, such as healthcare, consumer goods, and aerospace & defense. Moreover, low cost and easy availability of raw materials is another significant factor propelling the growth of the rapid prototyping materials market in the Asia-Pacific region.

Several primary interviews with market experts have been conducted across four major regions, namely, North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, South America, and Middle East & Africa. The primary participants considered for the study are C level executives, managers, and D level executives of the tier 1, tier 2, and tier 3 companies.

By Company Type - Tier 1 – 11%, Tier 2 – 33%, Tier 3 – 56%
By Designation – C Level – 20%, Director Level – 10%, Others - 70%
By Region - North America – 42%, Europe - 33%, Asia-Pacific - 17%, RoW - 8%

Key companies operating in this market include 3D Systems Corporation (U.S.), Arkema S.A. (France), Stratasys Ltd. (U.S.), Royal DSM N.V. (Netherlands), EOS GmbH Electro Optical Systems (Germany), CRP Group (U.S.), Materialise NV (Belgium), Oxford Performance Materials (U.S.), Golden Plastics (Hong Kong), LPW Technology Ltd. (U.K.), Carpenter Technology Corporation (U.S.), Renishaw Plc (U.K.), and Arcam AB (Sweden), among others.

“Reasons to buy the report”:
This report includes the market statistics pertaining to type, form, function, end user, and region.
The Porter’s five forces framework has been utilized, along with the value chain analysis to provide in-depth insights into the rapid prototyping materials market.
Major drivers, restraints, and opportunities for the rapid prototyping materials market have been detailed in this report.
Illustrative segmentation, analysis, and forecast for the market based on type, form, function, end user, and region have been conducted to offer an overall view of the rapid prototyping materials market.
A detailed competitive landscape includes information about key players, financial highlights, product portfolios, and growth strategies.


  • INTRODUCTION
    • OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY
    • MARKET DEFINITION
    • MARKET SCOPE
      • MARKETS COVERED
      • YEARS CONSIDERED FOR THE STUDY
    • CURRENCY & PRICING
    • LIMITATIONS
    • STAKEHOLDERS
  • RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
    • RESEARCH DATA
      • SECONDARY DATA
      • PRIMARY DATA
    • MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION
      • BOTTOM-UP APPROACH
      • TOP-DOWN APPROACH
    • MARKET BREAKDOWN & DATA TRIANGULATION
    • RESEARCH ASSUMPTIONS
  • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
  • PREMIUM INSIGHTS
    • SIGNIFICANT OPPORTUNITIES FOR RAPID PROTOTYPING MATERIALS MARKET
    • RAPID PROTOTYPING MATERIALS MARKET, BY KEY REGIONS
    • RAPID PROTOTYPING MATERIALS MARKET: GROWTH RATE OF KEY REGIONS
    • RAPID PROTOTYPING MATERIALS MARKET, BY FORM AND TYPE
    • RAPID PROTOTYPING MATERIALS MARKET, BY FORM
    • RAPID PROTOTYPING MATERIALS MARKET: DEVELOPING NATIONS VS. DEVELOPED NATIONS
    • RAPID PROTOTYPING MATERIALS MARKET, BY END USER (TONS)
  • MARKET OVERVIEW
    • INTRODUCTION
    • EVOLUTION
    • MARKET SEGMENTATION
      • BY TYPE
      • BY FORM
      • BY FUNCTION
      • BY END USER
      • BY REGION
    • MARKET DYNAMICS
      • DRIVERS
      • RESTRAINTS
      • OPPORTUNITIES
      • CHALLENGES
  • INDUSTRY TRENDS
    • INTRODUCTION
    • KEY TRENDS
      • OUTSOURCING OF PROTOTYPING BY END-USE INDUSTRIES
    • VALUE CHAIN ANALYSIS
    • PORTER'S FIVE FORCES ANALYSIS
      • BARGAINING POWER OF SUPPLIERS IS LOW
      • THREAT OF NEW ENTRANTS IS MODERATE
      • THREAT OF SUBSTITUTES IS HIGH
      • BARGAINING POWER OF BUYERS IS LOW
      • INTENSITY OF COMPETITIVE RIVALRY IS MODERATE
  • RAPID PROTOTYPING MATERIAL MARKET, BY TYPE
    • INTRODUCTION
      • Table RAPID PROTOTYPING MATERIAL MARKET, BY TYPE, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
      • Table RAPID PROTOTYPING MATERIAL MARKET, BY TYPE, 2014-2021 (TONS)
    • POLYMERS
      • Table POLYMERS: RAPID PROTOTYPING MATERIAL MARKET, BY MATERIAL, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
      • Table POLYMERS: RAPID PROTOTYPING MATERIAL MARKET, BY MATERIAL, 2014-2021 (TONS)
    • METALS
      • Table METALS: RAPID PROTOTYPING MATERIALS MARKET, BY MATERIAL, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
      • Table METALS: RAPID PROTOTYPING MATERIALS MARKET, BY MATERIAL, 2014-2021 (TONS)
    • CERAMICS
      • Table CERAMIC: RAPID PROTOTYPING MATERIALS MARKET, BY MATERIAL, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
      • Table CERAMICS: RAPID PROTOTYPING MATERIALS MARKET, BY MATERIAL, 2014-2021 (TONS)
  • RAPID PROTOTYPING MATERIAL MARKET, BY FORM
    • INTRODUCTION
      • Table RAPID PROTOTYPING MATERIAL MARKET, BY FORM, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
      • Table RAPID PROTOTYPING MATERIALS MARKET, BY FORM, 2014-2021 (TONS)
    • FILAMENT
      • Table FILAMENT RAPID PROTOTYPING MATERIAL MARKET, BY TYPE, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
      • Table FILAMENT RAPID PROTOTYPING MATERIAL MARKET, BY TYPE, 2014-2021 (TONS)
    • INK
      • Table INK RAPID PROTOTYPING MATERIAL MARKET, BY TYPE, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
      • Table INK RAPID PROTOTYPING MATERIAL MARKET, BY TYPE, 2014-2021 (TONS)
    • POWDER
      • Table POWDER RAPID PROTOTYPING MATERIAL MARKET, BY TYPE, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
      • Table POWDER RAPID PROTOTYPING MATERIAL MARKET, BY TYPE, 2014-2021 (TONS)
  • RAPID PROTOTYPING MATERIALS MARKET, BY FUNCTION
    • INTRODUCTION
      • Table RAPID PROTOTYPING MATERIALS MARKET, BY FUNCTION, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
      • Table RAPID PROTOTYPING MATERIALS MARKET, BY FUNCTION, 2014-2021 (TONS)
    • CONCEPTUAL MODEL
      • Table RAPID PROTOTYPING MATERIALS MARKET IN CONCEPTUAL MODEL, BY END USER, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
      • Table RAPID PROTOTYPING MATERIALS MARKET IN CONCEPTUAL MODEL, BY END USER, 2014-2021 (TONS)
    • FUNCTIONAL PROTOTYPE
      • Table RAPID PROTOTYPING MATERIALS MARKET IN FUNCTIONAL PROTOTYPE, BY END USER, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
      • Table RAPID PROTOTYPING MATERIALS MARKET IN FUNCTIONAL PROTOTYPE, END USER, 2014-2021 (TONS)
  • RAPID PROTOTYPING MATERIALS MARKET, BY END USER
    • INTRODUCTION
      • Table RAPID PROTOTYPING MATERIALS MARKET, BY END USER, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
      • Table RAPID PROTOTYPING MATERIALS MARKET, BY END USER, 2014-2021 (TONS)
    • AEROSPACE & DEFENSE
      • Table RAPID PROTOTYPING MATERIALS MARKET IN AEROSPACE & DEFENSE, BY TYPE, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
      • Table RAPID PROTOTYPING MATERIALS MARKET IN AEROSPACE & DEFENSE, BY TYPE, 2014-2021 (TONS)
    • HEALTHCARE
      • Table RAPID PROTOTYPING MATERIALS MARKET IN HEALTHCARE, BY TYPE, 2014-2021 (TONS)
      • Table RAPID PROTOTYPING MATERIALS MARKET IN HEALTHCARE, BY TYPE, 2014-2021 (TONS)
    • TRANSPORTATION
      • Table RAPID PROTOTYPING MATERIALS MARKET IN TRANSPORTATION, BY TYPE, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
      • Table RAPID PROTOTYPING MATERIALS MARKET IN TRANSPORTATION, BY TYPE, 2014-2021 (TONS)
    • CONSUMER GOODS & ELECTRONICS
      • Table RAPID PROTOTYPING MATERIALS MARKET IN CONSUMER GOODS & ELECTRONICS, BY TYPE, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
      • Table RAPID PROTOTYPING MATERIALS MARKET IN CONSUMER GOODS & ELECTRONICS, BY TYPE, 2014-2021 (TONS)
    • MANUFACTURING & CONSTRUCTION
      • Table RAPID PROTOTYPING MATERIALS MARKET IN MANUFACTURING & CONSTRUCTION, BY TYPE, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
      • Table RAPID PROTOTYPING MATERIALS MARKET IN MANUFACTURING & CONSTRUCTION, BY TYPE, 2014-2021 (TONS)
    • OTHERS
      • Table RAPID PROTOTYPING MATERIALS MARKET IN OTHERS, BY TYPE, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
      • Table RAPID PROTOTYPING MATERIALS MARKETS IN OTHERS, BY TYPE, 2014-2021 (TONS)
  • RAPID PROTOTYPING MATERIALS MARKET, BY REGION
    • INTRODUCTION
      • Table RAPID PROTOTYPING MATERIALS MARKET, BY REGION, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
      • Table RAPID PROTOTYPING MATERIALS MARKET, BY REGION, 2014-2021 (TONS)
    • NORTH AMERICA
      • Table RAPID PROTOTYPING MATERIALS MARKET IN NORTH AMERICA, BY END USER, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
      • Table RAPID PROTOTYPING MATERIALS MARKET IN NORTH AMERICA, BY END USER, 2014-2021 (TONS)
      • Table RAPID PROTOTYPING MATERIALS MARKET IN NORTH AMERICA, BY COUNTRY, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
      • Table RAPID PROTOTYPING MATERIALS MARKET IN NORTH AMERICA, BY COUNTRY, 2014-2021 (TONS)
    • EUROPE
      • Table RAPID PROTOTYPING MATERIALS MARKET IN EUROPE, BY END USER, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
      • Table RAPID PROTOTYPING MATERIALS MARKET IN EUROPE, BY END USER, 2014-2021 (TONS)
      • Table RAPID PROTOTYPING MATERIALS MARKET IN EUROPE, BY COUNTRY, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
      • Table RAPID PROTOTYPING MATERIALS MARKET IN EUROPE, BY COUNTRY, 2014-2021 (TONS)
    • ASIA-PACIFIC
      • Table RAPID PROTOTYPING MATERIALS MARKET IN ASIA-PACIFIC, BY END USER, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
      • Table RAPID PROTOTYPING MATERIALS MARKET IN ASIA-PACIFIC, BY END USER, 2014-2021 (TONS)
      • Table RAPID PROTOTYPING MATERIALS MARKET IN ASIA-PACIFIC, BY COUNTRY, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
      • Table RAPID PROTOTYPING MATERIALS MARKET IN ASIA-PACIFIC, BY COUNTRY, 2014-2021 (TONS)
    • SOUTH AMERICA
      • Table RAPID PROTOTYPING MATERIALS MARKET IN SOUTH AMERICA, BY END USER, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
      • Table RAPID PROTOTYPING MATERIALS MARKET IN SOUTH AMERICA, BY END USER, 2014-2021 (TONS)
      • Table RAPID PROTOTYPING MATERIALS MARKET IN SOUTH AMERICA, BY COUNTRY, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
      • Table RAPID PROTOTYPING MATERIALS MARKET IN SOUTH AMERICA, BY COUNTRY, 2014-2021 (TONS)
    • MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA
      • Table RAPID PROTOTYPING MATERIALS MARKET IN MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA, BY END USER, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
      • Table RAPID PROTOTYPING MATERIALS MARKET IN MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA, BY END USER, 2014-2021 (TONS)
      • Table RAPID PROTOTYPING MATERIALS MARKET IN MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA, BY COUNTRY, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
      • Table RAPID PROTOTYPING MATERIALS MARKET IN MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA, BY COUNTRY, 2014-2021 (TONS)
  • COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
    • INTRODUCTION
      • NEW PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT: THE MOST POPULAR GROWTH STRATEGY
    • MAXIMUM DEVELOPMENTS IN 2015
    • 3D SYSTEMS CORPORATION: THE MOST ACTIVE PLAYER
    • COMPETITIVE SITUATION & TRENDS
    • NEW PRODUCT DEVELOPMENTS/LAUNCHES
      • Table NEW PRODUCT DEVELOPMENTS/LAUNCHES, 2011-2016
    • EXPANSIONS
      • Table EXPANSIONS, 2011-2016
    • PARTNERSHIPS, AGREEMENTS & COLLABORATIONS
      • Table PARTNERSHIPS, AGREEMENTS & COLLABORATIONS, 2012-2016
    • MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS
      • Table MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS, 2011-2016
  • COMPANY PROFILES
    • 3D SYSTEMS CORPORATION
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS & SERVICES OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • SWOT ANALYSIS
      • MNM VIEW
    • ARKEMA S.A.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS & SERVICES OFFERED
      • KEY DEVELOPMENTS
      • SWOT ANALYSIS
      • MNM VIEW
    • STRATASYS, LTD.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS & SERVICES OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • SWOT ANALYSIS
      • MNM VIEW
    • ROYAL DSM N.V.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS & SERVICES OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • SWOT ANALYSIS
      • MNM VIEW
    • EOS GMBH ELECTRO OPTICAL SYSTEMS
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS & SERVICES OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • SWOT ANALYSIS
      • MNM VIEW
    • CRP GROUP
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS & SERVICES
      • KEY DEVELOPMENTS
      • MNM VIEW
    • MATERIALISE NV
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS & SERVICES OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • MNM VIEW
    • OXFORD PERFORMANCE MATERIALS
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS & SERVICES OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • MNM VIEW
    • GOLDEN PLASTICS
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS & SERVICES OFFERED
      • MNM VIEW
    • RENISHAW PLC
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS & SERVICES OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • SWOT ANALYSIS
      • MNM VIEW
    • ARCAM AB
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS & SERVICES OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • SWOT ANALYSIS
      • MNM VIEW
    • HÖGANÄS AB
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS & SERVICES OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • MNM VIEW
    • LPW TECHNOLOGY LTD.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS & SERVICES OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • MNM VIEW
    • GKN PLC
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS & SERVICES OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • SWOT ANALYSIS
      • MNM VIEW
    • SANDVIK AB
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS & SERVICES OFFERED
      • SWOT ANALYSIS
      • MNM VIEW
    • CARPENTER TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS & SERVICES OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • SWOT ANALYSIS
      • MNM VIEW
    • TETHON 3D
      • OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS & SERVICES OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • MNM VIEW
    • 3D CERAM
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS & SERVICES OFFERED
      • KEY DEVELOPMENTS
      • MNM VIEW
    • LITHOZ GMBH
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS & SERVICES OFFERED
      • MNM VIEW
  • APPENDIX
    • INSIGHTS OF INDUSTRY EXPERTS
    • DISCUSSION GUIDE
    • KNOWLEDGE STORE: MARKETSANDMARKETS' SUBSCRIPTION PORTAL
    • INTRODUCING RT: REAL-TIME MARKET INTELLIGENCE
    • AVAILABLE CUSTOMIZATIONS
    • RELATED REPORTS

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