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Global 3D Printing Filament Market By Material (Plastics, Metals & Ceramics), By Type (ABS, PLA, PVA, PET & Others), By End Use (Medical & Dental, Automotive, Consumer Goods, Aerospace & Defense & Others), By Region, Competition, Forecast & Opportunities,

Global 3D Printing Filament Market By Material (Plastics, Metals & Ceramics), By Type (ABS, PLA, PVA, PET & Others), By End Use (Medical & Dental, Automotive, Consumer Goods, Aerospace & Defense & Others), By Region, Competition, Forecast & Opportunities, 2024

Global 3D printing filament market is anticipated to grow from $ 2.1 billion in 2018 and reach $ 7.7 billion by 2024, growing at a CAGR of 24.5%. The growth in the market is led by increasing end use of printing filament in numerous end-use industries and growing awareness about 3D printing technology. Global 3D printing filament market can be segmented based on material, type, end use and region. Based on type, the market is segmented as plastics, metals and ceramics. Among these types, plastics sub-segment dominates global 3D printing filament market owing to its properties and growing application areas in different end-use industries. Plastics are the most commonly used material in many industries for varied end use areas. However, metals segment is anticipated to grow at the highest CAGR during forecast period. Further, among material, both PLA and ABS types are the majorly used categories owing to their availability as well as cost-effectiveness.

Among end-use industries, aerospace & defense industry is expected to register the fastest growth in global 3D printing filament market on account of increasing end use areas, rising investments and technological advancements. Boeing is anticipated to increase its production capacity due to the demand backlog, which is estimated to propel demand for 3D printing filament market during forecast period.

Among regions, North America dominated global 3D printing filament market in 2018. Further, the region is anticipated to grow at a high rate during forecast period as well, owing to growing demand for 3D printing filament from the US, Canada and Mexico. High demand from end-use industries including the aerospace & defense, medical & dental, automotive, electronics, etc., are further propelling the growth of global 3D printing filament markets in these countries.

Some of the major companies operating in global 3D printing filament market are Stratasys, Ltd, 3D Systems Corporation, MERCK GROUP, Arkema S.A., Koninklijke DSM N.V., Materialise NV, Evonik Industries AG, SABIC, Clariant, Shenzhen Esun Industrial Co., Ltd., and DowDuPont, among others.

Years considered for this report:

Historical Years: 2014-2017

Base Year: 2018

Estimated Year: 2019

Forecast Period: 2020-2024

Objective of the Study:

  • To analyze and forecast global 3D printing filament market size.
  • To forecast global 3D printing filament market based on type, material, end use and regional distribution.
  • To identify drivers and challenges for global 3D printing filament market.
  • To examine competitive developments such as expansions, new product launches, mergers & acquisitions, etc., in global 3D printing filament market.
  • To conduct pricing analysis for 3D printing filament market.
  • To identify and analyze the profile of leading players involved in the manufacturing of 3D printing filament.
Some of the leading players in global 3D printing filament market are Stratasys, Ltd, 3D Systems Corporation, MERCK GROUP, Arkema S.A., Koninklijke DSM N.V., Materialise NV, Evonik Industries AG, SABIC, Clariant, Shenzhen Esun Industrial Co., Ltd., and DowDuPont, among others.

TechSci Research performed both primary as well as exhaustive secondary research for this study. Initially, TechSci Research sourced a list of leading manufacturers across the globe. Subsequently, TechSci Research conducted primary research surveys with the identified companies. While interviewing, the respondents were also enquired about their competitors. Through this technique, TechSci Research could include the manufacturers which could not be identified due to the limitations of secondary research. TechSci Research analyzed the product offerings, distribution channels and presence of all major players operating in global 3D printing filament market.

TechSci Research calculated global 3D printing filament market size using a top-down approach, wherein data for various end-user segments was recorded and forecast for the future years. TechSci Research sourced these values from the industry experts and company representatives and externally validated through analyzing historical data of these product types and end uses for getting an appropriate, overall market size. Various secondary sources such as company websites, news articles, press releases, company annual reports, investor presentations and financial reports were also studied by TechSci Research.

Key Target Audience:
  • 3D printing filament manufacturers and suppliers
  • Organizations, forums and alliances related to 3D printing filament
  • Government bodies such as regulating authorities and policy makers
  • Market research and consulting firms
The study is useful in providing answers to several critical questions that are important for the industry stakeholders such as manufacturers and partners, end users, etc., besides allowing them in strategizing investments and capitalizing on market opportunities.

Report Scope:

In this report, global 3D printing filament market has been segmented into following categories, in addition to the industry trends which have also been detailed below:
  • Market, By Type:
  • Plastics
  • Metals
  • Ceramics
  • Market, By Material:
  • ABS
  • PLA
  • PET
  • Titanium
  • Copper
  • Stainless Steel
  • Metal Alloys
  • Others
  • Market, By End Use:
  • Medical & Dental
  • Automotive
  • Consumer Goods
  • Aerospace & Defense
  • Others
  • Market, By Region:
  • Asia-Pacific
  • China
  • Japan
  • India
  • Australia
  • Singapore
  • Europe
  • United Kingdom
  • Italy
  • France
  • Germany
  • Sweden
  • North America
  • United States
  • Mexico
  • Canada
  • Rest of World
  • MEA
  • South America
Competitive Landscape

Company Profiles: Detailed analysis of the major companies present in global 3D printing filament market.

Available Customizations:

With the given market data, TechSci Research offers customizations according to a company’s specific needs. The following customization options are available for the report:

Company Information
  • Detailed analysis and profiling of additional market players (up to five).
Profit Margin Analysis
  • Profit margin analysis in case of direct and indirect sales channel.
Please Note: Printing is not available on single-user licenses.


1. Product Overview
2. Research Methodology
3. Executive Summary
4. Voice of Customer
4.1. Factors to be considered for product selection
4.2. Factors influencing purchase decision
4.3. Challenges/issues faced post purchase
4.4. Unmet needs
5. Global 3D Printing Filament Industry Overview
6. Global 3D Printing Filament Market Outlook
6.1. Market Size and Forecast
6.1.1. By Value & Volume
6.2. Market Share and Forecast
6.2.1. By Type Plastics, Metal & Others)
6.2.2. By Material (ABS, PLA, PVA, PET, Titanium, Copper, Stainless Steel, Metal Alloys, Others)
6.2.3. By End Use (Medical & Dental, Automotive, Consumer Goods, Aerospace & Defense and Others)
6.2.4. By Company
6.2.5. By Region
6.3. Market Attractive Index
7. North America 3D Printing Filament Market Outlook
7.1. Market Size and Forecast
7.1.1. By Value & Volume
7.2. Market Share & Forecast
7.2.1. By Type
7.2.2. By End Use
7.2.3. By Country
7.3. United States 3D Printing Filament Market Outlook
7.3.1. Market Size and Forecast
7.3.1.1. By Value
7.3.2. Market Share and Forecast
7.3.2.1. By Type
7.3.2.2. By End Use
7.4. Canada 3D Printing Filament Market Outlook
7.4.1. Market Size and Forecast
7.4.1.1. By Value
7.4.2. Market Share and Forecast
7.4.2.1. By Type
7.4.2.2. By End Use
7.5. Mexico 3D Printing Filament Market Outlook
7.5.1. Market Size and Forecast
7.5.1.1. By Value
7.5.2. Market Share and Forecast
7.5.2.1. By Type
7.5.2.2. By End Use
8. Europe 3D Printing Filament Market Outlook
8.1. Market Size and Forecast
8.1.1. By Value and Volume
8.2. Market Share & Forecast
8.2.1. By Material
8.2.2. By Type
8.2.3. By End Use
8.2.4. By Country
8.3. Germany 3D Printing Filament Market Outlook
8.3.1. Market Size and Forecast
8.3.1.1. By Value
8.3.2. Market Share and Forecast
8.3.2.1. By Type
8.3.2.2. By End Use
8.4. France Printing Filament Market Outlook
8.4.1. Market Size and Forecast
8.4.1.1. By Value
8.4.2. Market Share and Forecast
8.4.2.1. By Type
8.4.2.2. By End Use
8.5. United Kingdom 3D Printing Filament Market Outlook
8.5.1. Market Size and Forecast
8.5.1.1. By Value
8.5.2. Market Share and Forecast
8.5.2.1. By Type
8.5.2.2. By End Use
8.6. Sweden 3D Printing Filament Market Outlook
8.6.1. Market Size and Forecast
8.6.1.1. By Value
8.6.2. Market Share and Forecast
8.6.2.1. By Type
8.6.2.2. By End Use
8.7. Italy 3D Printing Filament Market Outlook
8.7.1. Market Size and Forecast
8.7.1.1. By Value
8.7.2. Market Share and Forecast
8.7.2.1. By Type
8.7.2.2. By End Use
9. Asia-Pacific 3D Printing Filament Market Outlook
9.1. Market Size and Forecast
9.1.1. By Value and Volume
9.2. Market Share & Forecast
9.2.1. By Type
9.2.2. By End-Use
9.2.3. By Country
9.3. China 3D Printing Filament Market Outlook
9.3.1. Market Size and Forecast
9.3.1.1. By Value
9.3.2. Market Share and Forecast
9.3.2.1. By Type
9.3.2.2. By End Use
9.4. Japan 3D Printing Filament Market Outlook
9.4.1. Market Size and Forecast
9.4.1.1. By Value
9.4.2. Market Share and Forecast
9.4.2.1. By Type
9.4.2.2. By End Use
9.5. Singapore 3D Printing Filament Market Outlook
9.5.1. Market Size and Forecast
9.5.1.1. By Value
9.5.2. Market Share and Forecast
9.5.2.1. By Type
9.5.2.2. By End Use
9.6. Australia 3D Printing Filament Market Outlook
9.6.1. Market Size and Forecast
9.6.1.1. By Value
9.6.2. Market Share and Forecast
9.6.2.1. By Type
9.6.2.2. By End Use
9.7. India 3D Printing Filament Market Outlook
9.7.1. Market Size and Forecast
9.7.1.1. By Value
9.7.2. Market Share and Forecast
9.7.2.1. By Type
9.7.2.2. By End Use
10. Rest of the World 3D Printing Filament Market Outlook
10.1. Market Size and Forecast
10.1.1. By Value & Volume
10.2. Market Share & Forecast
10.2.1. By Type
10.2.2. By End Use
10.2.3. By Region
10.3. MEA 3D Printing Filament Market Outlook
10.3.1. Market Size and Forecast
10.3.1.1. By Value
10.3.2. Market Share and Forecast
10.3.2.1. By Type
10.3.2.2. By End Use
10.4. South America 3D Printing Filament Market Outlook
10.4.1. Market Size and Forecast
10.4.1.1. By Value
10.4.2. Market Share and Forecast
10.4.2.1. By Type
10.4.2.2. By End Use
11. Market Dynamics
11.1. Drivers
11.2. Challenges
12. Market Trends & Developments
13. Pricing Analysis
14. Competitive Landscape
14.1. Competition Benchmarking
14.2. Company Profiles (Leading companies)
14.2.1. Dowdupont Inc.
14.2.2. MERCK GROUP
14.2.3. Arkema S.A.
14.2.4. Evonik Industries AG
14.2.5. Koninklijke Dsm N.V.
14.2.6. Stratasys, Ltd.
14.2.7. 3D Systems Corporation
14.2.8. Materialise Nv
14.2.9. SABIC
14.2.10. Clariant
(Note: The companies list can be customized based on the client requirements)
15. Strategic Recommendations
Figure 1: Global 3D Printing Filament Market Size, By Value (USD Billion), 2014-2024F
Figure 2: Global 3D Printing Filament Market Size, By Volume (‘000 Tons), 2014-2024F
Figure 3: Global 3D Printing Filament Market Share, By Material, 2014-2024F
Figure 4: Global 3D Printing Filament Market Share, By Type, 2014-2024F
Figure 5: Global 3D Printing Filament Market Share, By End Use, 2014-2024F
Figure 6: Global 3D Printing Filament Market Share, By Region, 2014-2024F
Figure 7: Global 3D Printing Filament Market Share, By Company, 2014-2024F
Figure 8: Global 3D Printing Filament Market Attractiveness Index, By Region, By Value, 2014-2024F
Figure 9: Global 3D Printing Filament Market Attractiveness Index, By Type, By Value, 2014-2024F
Figure 10: North America 3D Printing Filament Market Size, By Value (USD Million), 2014-2024F
Figure 11: North America 3D Printing Filament Market Size, By Volume (‘000 Tons), 2014-2024F
Figure 12: North America 3D Printing Filament Market Share, By Type, 2014-2024F
Figure 13: North America 3D Printing Filament Market Share, By End Use, 2014-2024F
Figure 14: North America 3D Printing Filament Market Share, By Country, 2014-2024F
Figure 15: United States 3D Printing Filament Market Size, By Value (USD Million), 2014-2024F
Figure 16: United States 3D Printing Filament Market Share, By Type, 2014-2024F
Figure 17: United States 3D Printing Filament Market Share, By End Use, 2014-2024F
Figure 18: Canada 3D Printing Filament Market Size, By Value (USD Million), 2014-2024F
Figure 19: Canada 3D Printing Filament Market Share, By Type, 2014-2024F
Figure 20: Canada 3D Printing Filament Market Share, By End Use, 2014-2024F
Figure 21: Mexico 3D Printing Filament Market Size, By Value (USD Million), 2014-2024F
Figure 22: Mexico 3D Printing Filament Market Share, By Type, 2014-2024F
Figure 23: Mexico 3D Printing Filament Market Share, By End Use, 2014-2024F
Figure 24: Europe 3D Printing Filament Market Size, By Value (USD Million), 2014-2024F
Figure 25: Europe 3D Printing Filament Market Size, By Volume (‘000 Tons), 2014-2024F
Figure 26: Europe 3D Printing Filament Market Share, By Type, 2014-2024F
Figure 27: Europe 3D Printing Filament Market Share, By End Use, 2014-2024F
Figure 28: Europe 3D Printing Filament Market Share, By Country, 2014-2024F
Figure 29: Germany 3D Printing Filament Market Size, By Value (USD Million), 2014-2024F
Figure 30: Germany 3D Printing Filament Market Share, By Type 2014-2024F
Figure 31: Germany 3D Printing Filament Market Share, By End Use, 2014-2024F
Figure 32: France 3D Printing Filament Market Size, By Value (USD Million), 2014-2024F
Figure 33: France 3D Printing Filament Market Share, By Type, 2014-2024F
Figure 34: France 3D Printing Filament Market Share, By End Use, 2014-2024F
Figure 35: United Kingdom 3D Printing Filament Market Size, By Value (USD Million), 2014-2024F
Figure 36: United Kingdom 3D Printing Filament Market Share, By Type, 2014-2024F
Figure 37: United Kingdom 3D Printing Filament Market Share, By End Use, 2014-2024F
Figure 38: Sweden 3D Printing Filament Market Size, By Value (USD Million), 2014-2024F
Figure 39: Sweden 3D Printing Filament Market Share, By Type, 2014-2024F
Figure 40: Sweden 3D Printing Filament Market Share, By End Use, 2014-2024F
Figure 41: Italy 3D Printing Filament Market Size, By Value (USD Million), 2014-2024F
Figure 42: Italy 3D Printing Filament Market Share, By Type, 2014-2024F
Figure 43: Italy 3D Printing Filament Market Share, By End Use, 2014-2024F
Figure 44: Asia-Pacific 3D Printing Filament Market Size, By Value (USD Million), 2014-2024F
Figure 45: Asia-Pacific 3D Printing Filament Market Share, By Type, 2014-2024F
Figure 46: Asia-Pacific 3D Printing Filament Market Share, By End Use, 2014-2024F
Figure 47: Asia-Pacific 3D Printing Filament Market Share, By Country, 2014-2024F
Figure 48: China 3D Printing Filament Market Size, By Value (USD Million), 2014-2024F
Figure 49: China 3D Printing Filament Market Share, By Type, 2014-2024F
Figure 50: China 3D Printing Filament Market Share, By End Use, 2014-2024F
Figure 51: Japan 3D Printing Filament Market Size, By Value (USD Million), 2014-2024F
Figure 52: Japan 3D Printing Filament Market Share, By Type, 2014-2024F
Figure 53: Japan 3D Printing Filament Market Share, By End Use, 2014-2024F
Figure 54: Singapore 3D Printing Filament Market Size, By Value (USD Million), 2014-2024F
Figure 55: Singapore 3D Printing Filament Market Share, By Type, 2014-2024F
Figure 56: Singapore 3D Printing Filament Market Share, By End Use, 2014-2024F
Figure 57: Australia 3D Printing Filament Market Size, By Value (USD Million), 2014-2024F
Figure 58: Australia 3D Printing Filament Market Share, By Type, 2014-2024F
Figure 59: Australia 3D Printing Filament Market Share, By End Use, 2014-2024F
Figure 60: India 3D Printing Filament Market Size, By Value (USD Million), 2014-2024F
Figure 61: India 3D Printing Filament Market Share, By Type, 2014-2024F
Figure 62: India 3D Printing Filament Market Share, By End Use, 2014-2024F
Figure 63: Rest of the World 3D Printing Filament Market Size, By Value (USD Million), 2014-2024F
Figure 64: Rest of the World 3D Printing Filament Market Size, By Volume (‘000 Tons), 2014-2024F
Figure 65: Rest of the World 3D Printing Filament Market Share, By Type, 2014-2024F
Figure 66: Rest of the World 3D Printing Filament Market Share, By End Use, 2014-2024F

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