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3D Printing & Rapid Prototyping Services in the US: Market Research Report

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3D Printing & Rapid Prototyping Services Market Research Report | Technology | Computer Services | May 2014

Breaking the mold: Developing technologies and a growing customer base will boost revenue

IBISWorld’s 3D Printing & Rapid Prototyping Services market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
3D Systems Corporation 3D Systems Corporation market share
Stratasys Inc. Stratasys Inc. market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$422m
Annual Growth 09-14
17.9%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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Employment
3,348
Businesses
140
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

3D printing and rapid prototyping has evolved since its introduction in the late 1980s. In recent years, technological advances and growing demand from companies have boosted industry revenue. Despite some difficult times during the recession, the industry has largely recovered, and operators have seen positive average growth over the five years to 2014. Over the next five years, as prices decline, demand and profit margins are expected to expand, even in the face of increasing competition in this growing industry.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

The 3D Printing and Rapid Prototyping Services industry carries a low market share concentration, as the top two firms are expected to account for roughly 25.2% of industry revenue in 2014. The low concentration can be attributed to a number of factors. For example, technological advancements and falling costs of 3D printing services have increased consumer demand for the product overall, but there are still new markets and new customer bases that can discover more about this industry's services. As such, the industry is still relatively fresh, and its swift growth over the past five years indicates the industry's rapid penetration into a still largely untapped market... purchase to read more

 


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What is the 3D Printing & Rapid Prototyping Services Industry?

Companies in this industry offer 3D printing and rapid prototyping, which is the automatic construction of physical objects using additive manufacturing technology. The competing technologies in the marketplace are differentiated by the way layers are built to create parts. Some melt or soften material to produce layers, while others lay liquid material thermosets that are cured. In the case of lamination systems, thin layers are cut to shape and then joined together.

Industry Products
Selective laser sintering (SLS)Fused deposition modeling (FDM)Stereolithography (SLA)
 
Industry Activities
3D printingRapid prototyping3D printing support services


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