North America Healthcare 3D Printing Market - Growth, Trends, and Forecast (2020 - 2025)

North America Healthcare 3D Printing Market - Growth, Trends, and Forecast (2020 - 2025)

3D printing, also known as additive manufacturing, is regarded as the next industrial revolution in manufacturing, with high potential to provide costeffective methods to achieve complex and customized medical parts and components, such as tissues, organs, orthopedic and cranial implants, dental prosthetics, and others. The demand for customized additive manufacturing is high as customized structures as more comfortable for patients.
Moreover, patent expiration will lead to the end of monopolistic control of some companies over the market, making additive manufacturing products more competitive in the market, which will improve the quality of the product. These factors have helped the market grow in the North American region.
However, the cost of additive manufacturing is still high which leads to affordability issues, especially in developing and underdeveloped countries. Also, there is a lack of skilled professionals to operate these machines. These factors have impeded market growth.

Key Market Trends

Polymers are Expected to Register a High Growth

Polymers and their composites are one of the most widely used additive manufacturing materials due to the vast potential for various applications in healthcare. Polymerbased additive manufacturing has been used for decades in creating prosthetic limb parts as well as medical instruments. These polymers are also used to make plasters specifically for each patient that not only hold the structure to ensure healing but are also comfortable as they can be customized for each patient. This is done through the use of a machine that combines additive manufacturing with 3D scanning procedures capable of scanning a patient's limb and printing custom plasters in an incredibly short time.
Moreover, the polymers are also used in crafting hearing aids, preparing models that can aid in diagnosis and preoperative planning, and preparing models of organs or specific body parts that can be developed for practice purposes to demonstrate various sensitive surgical procedures, such as osteotomies.
According to the WHO 2019 report on "Deafness and Hearing Loss", the number of an absolute number of people with hearing loss has been steadily increasing during the last decade in even more developed parts of the region like the United States. This has helped in the growth of the market.

Competitive Landscape

The United States and Canada have developed and wellstructured healthcare systems. These systems also encourage research and development. These policies encourage global players to enter the United States and Canada. As a result, these countries enjoy the presence of many global market players. As high and increasing demand is met by the presence of global players in the region, the market is further expected to increase.

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1.1 Study Deliverables
1.2 Study Assumptions
1.3 Scope of the Study
4.1 Market Overview
4.2 Market Drivers
4.2.1 Demand for Customized Additive Manufacturing
4.2.2 Patent Expiration
4.3 Market Restraints
4.3.1 High Costs Associated with Additive Manufacturing
4.3.2 Lack of Skilled Professionals
4.4 Porter’s Five Force Analysis
4.4.1 Threat of New Entrants
4.4.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers/Consumers
4.4.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
4.4.4 Threat of Substitute Products
4.4.5 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry
5.1 By Technology
5.1.1 Stereolithography
5.1.2 Deposition Modeling
5.1.3 Electron Beam Melting
5.1.4 Laser Sintering
5.1.5 Jetting Technology
5.1.6 Other Navigation Systems
5.1.7 Laminated Object Manufacturing
5.1.8 Other Technologies
5.2 By Application
5.2.1 Medical Implants
5.2.2 Prosthetics
5.2.3 Wearable Devices
5.2.4 Tissue Engineering
5.2.5 Other Applications
5.3 By Material
5.3.1 Metals and Alloys
5.3.2 Polymers
5.3.3 Biological Cells
5.3.4 Other Materials
5.4 Geography
5.4.1 North America United States Canada Mexico
6.1 Company Profiles
6.1.1 General Electric
6.1.2 3D Systems Inc.
6.1.3 EnvisionTEC GMBH
6.1.4 regenHU
6.1.5 Allevi Inc.
6.1.6 Eos GmbH
6.1.7 Materialise NV
6.1.8 Stratasys Ltd
6.1.9 Nanoscribe GmbH
6.1.10 GPI Prototype and Manufacturing Services LLC.

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