New dimension: Revenue will rise as demand from aerospace and medical fields takes off

The 3D Printer Manufacturing industry has surged forward over the past five years, driven by rapid technological developments, falling costs and new applications for 3D printing technology. 3D printers are increasingly being used in medical device and aircraft manufacturing. Over the next five years, industry demand and revenue are forecast to continue their upward trajectory as 3D printers explode in popularity and more customers, including an expanding at-home hobbyist market, join the 3D printing revolution...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$3bn
Annual Growth 12-17
24.8%
Forecast Growth 17-22
Profit
Employment
2,752
Businesses
61

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Demand for 3D printers will rise as a growing variety of industries adopt the technology
  • Traditional 2D printer manufacturers are starting to venture into the 3D market
  • Demand for mass customization will be one of the primary drivers for future growth
  • Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

    In 2017, the two largest industry participants will account for an estimated 25.6% of industry revenue. Though certain manufacturers have carved out niches in certain markets, there is still plenty of opportunity for new entrants and up-and-comers. Over the five years to 2017, IBISWorld estimates that enterprise numbers will grow at an annualized rate of 14.9% while establishment numbers will rise at an annualized rate of 14.5%. This growth has resulted from rising demand for industry products, as new markets and customers learn more about 3D printing. Despite the influx of new entrants, industry concentration will increase over the next five years, as the industry's largest operators attempt to acquire some of the smaller players (mostly for their technology). Ove...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the 3D Printer Manufacturing Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the 3D Printer Manufacturing Industry are

  • Undertaking research and development
  • Access to niche markets
  • Access to highly skilled workforce
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Private investment in industrial equipment and machinery and Research and development expenditure in the 3D Printer Manufacturing industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the 3D Printer Manufacturing Industry?

    This industry manufactures 3D printers. 3D printing is a form of additive manufacturing technology where a three-dimensional object is created by laying down successive layers of material. 3D printers offer product developers the ability to print parts and assemblies made of several materials with different mechanical and physical properties in a single build process.

    Industry Products
  • Primary production of 3D printers
  • Secondary production including build materials
  • Maintenance and services
  • Industry Activities
  • 3D printer
  • Build materials
  • 3D printer service and maintenance
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Private investment in industrial equipment and machinery
  • Research and development expenditure
  • Trade-weighted index

  • Current Performance
  • Sources of revenue
  • Pricing trends
  • A growing industry
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Growth areas
  • A customized 3D future
  • International trade
  • Table: 3D Printer Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - 3D Printer Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Manufacturing
  • Medical Device Manufacturing
  • Car & Automobile Manufacturing
  • Aircraft, Engine & Parts Manufacturing
  • Architects
  • Specialist Doctors

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Copier & Optical Machinery Manufacturing
  • Design, Editing & Rendering Software Publishing
  • Plastic & Resin Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Primary production of 3D printers
  • Secondary production including build materials
  • Maintenance and services
  • Chart: 3D Printer Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Consumer product companies
  • Aerospace and Automotive
  • Healthcare
  • All Other
  • Architects
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the 3D Printer Manufacturing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitPurchasesWagesOther
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs 3D Printer Manufacturing

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the 3D Printer Manufacturing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Stratasys Ltd., 3D Systems Inc.,
  • Table: Stratasys Ltd. - financial performance
  • Table: 3D Systems Inc. - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the 3D Printer Manufacturing Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the 3D Printer Manufacturing Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Exports (2008-2022)
  • Imports (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Research & Development Expenditure (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Abs
  • A common thermoplastic used as a build material.
  • Composite
  • Engineered material that is made by combining two or more chemically different materials.
  • Stereolithography
  • An additive manufacturing technology that is used to produce models, prototypes, patterns and production parts.
  • Thermoplastic
  • A polymer that turns to liquid when heated and freezes to a glassy state when cooled.
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