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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 | Oct 2015

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

The 3D Printing & Rapid Prototyping Services market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
3D Systems Inc. 3D Systems Inc. market share
Stratasys Stratasys market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The 3D Printing and Rapid Prototyping Services industry has grown quickly in recent years, driven by rapid technological developments, falling costs and new applications for 3D printing technology. In the coming years, industry demand and revenue are forecast to surge forward as 3D printing and rapid prototyping explodes in popularity and accessibility, especially in consumer markets.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

The 3D Printing and Rapid Prototyping Services industry exhibits a moderate level capital intensity. For every $1.00 spent on labor, the average industry operator is estimated to invest about $0.14 in capital equipment. The average firm's primary capital investment comes in the form of actual 3D printers. Printing service companies source these machines from 3D printer manufacturers. 3D printers and rapid prototyping equipment form the majority of a firm's initial purchases and can be of great cost. In addition, industry wages are anticipated account for roughly 42.2% of revenue in 2015. This ratio may seem high; however, the industry's employees are typically more skilled than other types of service industries... 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. Techniques include melting or softening material to produce layers, laying liquid material thermosets that are cured and cutting thin layers to shape that are then joined together. This industry does not include the sale of 3D printers and supplies.

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

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