3d printing industry analysis

JeeQ Data Reveals Best Selling 3D Printers Online for Q3 2017

JeeQ Data Reveals Best Selling 3D Printers Online for Q3 2017

We see numerous studies, reports and analyses on 3D printing here—not to mention evidence of incredible projects makers and businesses are creating worldwide. With the arrival of the JeeQ data each quarter, however, we catch a glimpse not only into what people are buying, but also of the sheer energy being produced today as 3D […]

We see numerous studies, reports and analyses on 3D printing here—not to mention evidence of incredible projects makers and businesses are creating worldwide. With the arrival of the JeeQ data each quarter, however, we catch a glimpse not only into what people are...
European Additive Manufacturing Strategy Offers Expert Input for Policies of the Future  

European Additive Manufacturing Strategy Offers Expert Input for Policies of the Future  

3D printing and the world of additive manufacturing were an undeniably lawless realm at first. As uses for the technology have grown over the years though, and both industry and consumers are involved, guidelines have become more important. The European Association of the Machine Tool Industries (CECIMO), in watching out for the interests of their […]

3D printing and the world of additive manufacturing were an undeniably lawless realm at first. As uses for the technology have grown over the years though, and both industry and consumers are involved, guidelines have become more important. The European Association of...
Sculpteo's State of 3D Printing 2017: The 3D Printing Industry Getting More Professional

Sculpteo's State of 3D Printing 2017: The 3D Printing Industry Getting More Professional

3D printing is a dynamic industry, with so many rapid changes that it’s hard to keep up. Fortunately, there are companies such as Sculpteo that are willing to do the hard work of compiling industry data from year to year and presenting it in comprehensive yet easy to read reports. We’ve been following Sculpteo’s annual State […]

3D printing is a dynamic industry, with so many rapid changes that it’s hard to keep up. Fortunately, there are companies such as Sculpteo that are willing to do the hard work of compiling industry data from year to year and presenting it in comprehensive yet...
After the Honeymoon: The Hype Surrounding 3D Printing

After the Honeymoon: The Hype Surrounding 3D Printing

Our honeymoon is officially over. After a few years of being feted by the world’s media and being one of the most talked about tech subjects globally, 3D printing deception is now the norm. Inflated promises and overclaim by some vendors has led to user and media discontentment with our technology. After several years where […]

Our honeymoon is officially over. After a few years of being feted by the world’s media and being one of the most talked about tech subjects globally, 3D printing deception is now the norm. Inflated promises and overclaim by some vendors has led to user and...
The Where and the Who in 3D Printing

The Where and the Who in 3D Printing

A lot of progress has been made in 3D printing over the last five years. But much of that has been focused on the “what.” What printing technology? What materials? Beyond The “What” Many in 3D printing are so focused on the features, advantages and benefits of their machine, that they forget the “why” – […]

A lot of progress has been made in 3D printing over the last five years. But much of that has been focused on the “what.” What printing technology? What materials? Beyond The “What” Many in 3D printing are so focused on the features, advantages...
Wohlers Report 2017: The Real Authority on 3D Printing

Wohlers Report 2017: The Real Authority on 3D Printing

True authority on a matter comes from both experience and respect, and these are the underlying foundations on which Wohlers Associates, Inc. has built up over the last three decades. The organization has long been recognized as a leading resource in 3D printing, with founder and president Terry Wohlers known as an uncontested expert in additive […]

True authority on a matter comes from both experience and respect, and these are the underlying foundations on which Wohlers Associates, Inc. has built up over the last three decades. The organization has long been recognized as a leading resource in 3D printing, with...
Terry Wohlers Discusses the Future of 3D Printing at Inside 3D Printing Keynote

Terry Wohlers Discusses the Future of 3D Printing at Inside 3D Printing Keynote

In this morning’s keynote at Inside 3D Printing San Diego, Terry Wohlers, Principal Consultant and President of Wohlers Associates, Inc., presented his thoughts in a session titled, “The Future of 3D Printing.” Now celebrating the company’s 30 years and 21 years with the Wohlers Report, Wohlers acknowledged a long history in 3D printing as well […]

In this morning’s keynote at Inside 3D Printing San Diego, Terry Wohlers, Principal Consultant and President of Wohlers Associates, Inc., presented his thoughts in a session titled, “The Future of 3D Printing.” Now celebrating the company’s 30...
Research and Markets Recognizes 3D Printing Growth in “Adoption of Disruptive Technologies Transforming Manufacturing" Report

Research and Markets Recognizes 3D Printing Growth in “Adoption of Disruptive Technologies Transforming Manufacturing" Report

As 3D printing technology continues to expand in capability and accessibility, it has played an increasingly integral part in the rise of “Industry 4.0”. The term describes an ongoing trend of automation and data exchange with emerging manufacturing technologies like additive manufacturing, robotics, virtual/augmented reality, and others. Though these different methods of disruptive tech are oftentimes […]

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3D Printing in Concrete to Expand Substantially, Projected to be $56.4 Million Industry by 2021

3D Printing in Concrete to Expand Substantially, Projected to be $56.4 Million Industry by 2021

Construction is one of the main areas 3D printing has been projected to impact substantially, all along. It also tends to be the example of choice for critics asking what happened to all those lofty architectural plans that have yet to be seen on the ground. There aren’t 3D printers in every home yet, and […]

Construction is one of the main areas 3D printing has been projected to impact substantially, all along. It also tends to be the example of choice for critics asking what happened to all those lofty architectural plans that have yet to be seen on the ground. There...
Gaining Ground: Sculpteo Releases The State of 3D Printing 2016

Gaining Ground: Sculpteo Releases The State of 3D Printing 2016

One thing I really appreciate about Sculpteo (as well as other companies like 3D Hubs) is that while they’re already experiencing more than enough success as an international 3D printing service provider, they also take it upon themselves to release helpful information to users on a regular basis. From expounding on the best ways to […]

One thing I really appreciate about Sculpteo (as well as other companies like 3D Hubs) is that while they’re already experiencing more than enough success as an international 3D printing service provider, they also take it upon themselves to release helpful...
Global 3D Printer Market Up 19% in 2015 as Industrial and Commercial 3D Printer Sales Drop, XYZprinting Remains on Top

Global 3D Printer Market Up 19% in 2015 as Industrial and Commercial 3D Printer Sales Drop, XYZprinting Remains on Top

As desktop 3D printer sales started to soften at the end of 2014 and into 2015, many in the industry were predicting that the public’s love affair with 3D printing was over. The sense was that the industry would revert back to its focus on professional-grade 3D printers while desktop 3D printers remained a novelty. […]

As desktop 3D printer sales started to soften at the end of 2014 and into 2015, many in the industry were predicting that the public’s love affair with 3D printing was over. The sense was that the industry would revert back to its focus on professional-grade 3D...
FMI Market Report: The Middle East is Going to See Dramatic Growth in the 3D Printing Materials Market

FMI Market Report: The Middle East is Going to See Dramatic Growth in the 3D Printing Materials Market

Every day brings a fresh flow of news from the 3D printing industry, and while it’s easy enough to spot and follow major trends, there’s so much out there that it’s hard to get a look at the overall big picture. Which areas of the world are leading in which sectors? Where is the most […]

Every day brings a fresh flow of news from the 3D printing industry, and while it’s easy enough to spot and follow major trends, there’s so much out there that it’s hard to get a look at the overall big picture. Which areas of the world are leading...
Metal Additive Manufacturing Set to Make a Splash -- A Few Questions For: Spencer Wright

Metal Additive Manufacturing Set to Make a Splash -- A Few Questions For: Spencer Wright

It’s less than a month away now! Inside 3D Printing is coming again to the Big Apple, with the conference set for New York City running April 10-12 and promising plenty to see! As we’ve seen recently, including just last month in Düsseldorf with Inside 3D Printing/METAV, metal 3D printing is set to impact the industry […]

It’s less than a month away now! Inside 3D Printing is coming again to the Big Apple, with the conference set for New York City running April 10-12 and promising plenty to see! As we’ve seen recently, including just last month in Düsseldorf with Inside 3D...
Acute Market Reports Point Toward Substantial Increase in 3D BioPrinting Market, with Focus on North America

Acute Market Reports Point Toward Substantial Increase in 3D BioPrinting Market, with Focus on North America

As 3D printing has grown into a multibillion-dollar industry, discussion of the ever burgeoning, thriving economics surrounding it is one of interest and downright wonder. Considering the technology once played absolutely no role in world finance and few even knew of its existence, this is certainly a boon to many areas, as well as offering […]

As 3D printing has grown into a multibillion-dollar industry, discussion of the ever burgeoning, thriving economics surrounding it is one of interest and downright wonder. Considering the technology once played absolutely no role in world finance and few even knew of...
Sculpteo Reports on Its State of 3D Printing Survey for 2015 and 2016

Sculpteo Reports on Its State of 3D Printing Survey for 2015 and 2016

Anyone involved in the 3D printing industry knows that a favorite topic for discussion is the future of the industry. Why? Because the technology itself seems so futuristic, and speculation about where the industry is headed is filled with excitement about new applications of the technology in many sectors. In 2015, Sculpteo surveyed 1,118 3D printing business […]

Anyone involved in the 3D printing industry knows that a favorite topic for discussion is the future of the industry. Why? Because the technology itself seems so futuristic, and speculation about where the industry is headed is filled with excitement about new...
Opportunities in Metal 3D Printing -- A Few Questions For: IDTechEx

Opportunities in Metal 3D Printing -- A Few Questions For: IDTechEx

If there are two things we know about 3D printing, it’s that opportunities are rising rapidly in the metals sector and that trade shows are a great place to hear about the who, what, why, and where behind all the trends. Coming up in April is the next US event in the Inside 3D Printing […]

If there are two things we know about 3D printing, it’s that opportunities are rising rapidly in the metals sector and that trade shows are a great place to hear about the who, what, why, and where behind all the trends. Coming up in April is the next US event...
SmarTech Launches Two New 3D Printing Industry Advisory Services for Tracking Growth

SmarTech Launches Two New 3D Printing Industry Advisory Services for Tracking Growth

There’s a whole lot of growth and excitement in the 3D printing industry these days. Through all the chaos (which hasn’t all been positive) it’s become increasingly difficult to track developments, parse the reality from the illusions, and really track specific growth indicators to be able to find guidance to critical business decisions that will fuel tomorrow’s industry growth. […]

There’s a whole lot of growth and excitement in the 3D printing industry these days. Through all the chaos (which hasn’t all been positive) it’s become increasingly difficult to track developments, parse the reality from the illusions, and really track specific growth...
XYZprinting Shipped More 3D Printers This Year Than Any Other Company

XYZprinting Shipped More 3D Printers This Year Than Any Other Company

For anyone keeping a close eye on the Taiwanese 3D printer manufacturer it should be no surprise that XYZprinting has risen to the top of the sales charts this year. The company is only a few years old and they have already released six successful and affordable 3D printers, with three more models, including a […]

For anyone keeping a close eye on the Taiwanese 3D printer manufacturer it should be no surprise that XYZprinting has risen to the top of the sales charts this year. The company is only a few years old and they have already released six successful and affordable 3D...
CONTEXT Expands Suite of Services and Reports to Cover 3D Printing Sectors

CONTEXT Expands Suite of Services and Reports to Cover 3D Printing Sectors

CONTEXT is an IT market analysis company, and they’ve recently announced the launch of a 3D Printing Advisory Service they say will serve “growing customer interest in this market segment.” They say the CONTEXT 3D Printing Advisory Service is actually a suite of syndicated services which cover the full range of 3D printing sectors from […]

CONTEXT is an IT market analysis company, and they’ve recently announced the launch of a 3D Printing Advisory Service they say will serve “growing customer interest in this market segment.” They say the CONTEXT 3D Printing Advisory Service is actually a suite of...
Sculpteo Releases Their New Industry Report “State of 3D Printing”

Sculpteo Releases Their New Industry Report “State of 3D Printing”

Calling it a diagnostic on the state of 3D printing, Sculpteo has leveraged their status as one of the largest 3D printing service providers in the industry to compile a comprehensive, in-depth report on where 3D printing stands both as an industry and as a technology today. Their “State of 3D Printing” industry report compiles […]

Calling it a diagnostic on the state of 3D printing, Sculpteo has leveraged their status as one of the largest 3D printing service providers in the industry to compile a comprehensive, in-depth report on where 3D printing stands both as an industry and as a technology...