Industry analyst firm SmarTech has launched a market survey of the metal additive manufacturing supplier market in advance of its May release of its industry-leading report on metal powder-based additive manufacturing. The purpose of the survey is to add background information to the firm’s reporting and analysis as well as provide basis for content that will be made available to readers.
The survey is broken out into four segments to account for the issues particular to materials, machines, software and service bureaus. The questions for each survey take approximately 10 minutes to complete depending on the depth the respondents which to offer. All respondents will receive a formatted and cleaned version of the data output.
SmarTech’s report on metal additive manufacturing with metal powders is the industry standard for research reports of this nature. Packed with forecasts and analytical insights the report is purchased by a who’s who of industry leaders, contenders and up and coming firms.
For companies looking to participate:
Participants who complete the survey also receive a free copy of our Research Note,
Growing Pains: Will the Metal Additive Manufacturing Hardware Market Rebound in 2019? By Scott Dunham, Vice President of Research, SmarTech Analysis
“To use a poorly thought-out metaphor, a dark storm cloud rolled across the metal additive growth party during 2018’s fourth quarter. The result was the first quarterly decline in hardware revenues the market has seen since 2016, when GE Additive shook up the market with billion-dollar acquisitions, leaving customers waiting to see how the market would shake out. From SmarTech’s advisory market tracking services, the metal additive hardware market grew year over year in revenues generated from machine sales during the first three quarters of 2018 but contracted about 9 percent versus the prior year in the fourth quarter –typically the industry’s most important sales quarter. As a result, industry growth in hardware for the calendar year was just under 10 percent –an amount that almost seems paltry compared to the prior five years, and an amount that is likely to cause some executives, board members, and shareholders to raise questions…
3DPrint.com is an equity holder in SmarTech.
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