3d printing predictions

3D Printing News Briefs: January 8, 2020

It’s the first 3D Printing News Briefs of 2020! To celebrate, we’ll start with some predictions for the industry made by three Ultimaker executives. Continuing on, Dassault Systèmes has the…

Christmas of the Future Includes 3D Printed Food, Virtual Christmas Trees, and Social Media for Pets

As Christmas approaches, many people are getting ready for the same traditions they celebrate every year. It’s a holiday of tradition, after all – whether that means the fairly universal…

Forecasting the Future

Looking ahead is tricky business. Many try, but most can’t do it well. Predicting what might occur in a year from now is one thing, but looking further out, such…

Additive Manufacturing Research Examines Metal 3D Printing Industry: 2016 in Review, Predictions for 2017

With barely a week left before New Year’s, year-end nostalgia tends to rear its head; I think most of the world agrees, though, that it’s about time for 2016 to…

Inside 3D Printing San Diego: Hod Lipson Discusses the Next 25 Years of 3D Printing

Inside 3D Printing San Diego is here. The conference, tied in as the Frontier Tech Forum alongside RoboUniverse and Virtual Reality Summit, officially kicked off this morning in San Diego….

Worldwide Spending on 3D Printing to Grow from Nearly $11 Billion to $26.7 Billion by 2019

According to the Semiannual 3D Printing Spending Guide just released by International Data Corporation (IDC) the 3D printing industry is going to be rapidly expanding in the next three years….

Additive Manufacturing — The Year Ahead

When Neil Burns founded Croft Filters with his brother Mark, 3D printing, or additive manufacturing (AM), was still the stuff of science fiction. Fast forward 28 years and not only have the…

Predictions for Future Include a Healthy Dose of 3D Printing

We’re only a couple of days in to the new year and so the idea of 2016 still feels like the future…and, for now, most of it is. So, without…

3D Printing’s Real Money

A few weeks ago, I spoke at the National Retail Federation’s Shop.org Digital Summit on the topic of 3D printing at retail. I really hope I made the case for…

The UPS Store’s “Ask the Experts” Panel at Inside 3D Printing Will Answer All Your Pressing 3D Printing Questions

At next week’s Inside 3D Printing Conference & Expo in Santa Clara, CA, put on by MecklerMedia, The UPS Store will be on hand to sponsor a panel that should answer a…

SmarTech: 3D Printing to Create $11B in Jewelry Revenue & Open Up $3.1B Dental Market by 2020

SmarTech Publishing is known for their detailed industry reports pertaining to the 3D printing, scanning, materials, and software markets. With an eye on the future, their researchers and analysts are…

When? Predictions as to When 3D Printed Cars, Homes, Organs & More Will Be Readily Available

If you are a frequent reader of 3DPrint.com, then you are probably pretty excited about what this technology will eventually mean for society as a whole. While the phrase ‘Third…

Why Experts Are Likely Underestimating the 2015 3D Printing Market

2014 has been a banner year for the 3D printing industry. Major corporations like Autodesk and HP have entered the space, while consumers have been the beneficiaries of major price…

3DPrint’s 3D Printing Predictions for 2015

Last May, our team at 3DPrint.com collaborated on a series of predictions for the remainder of 2014. As you may have seen, many of our predictions were spot on, while…

Review of 3DPrint.com’s 2014 3D Printing Predictions & How We Fared

In late January of this year, 3DPrint.com officially launched. Since that time the industry has changed quite a bit, slowly inching its way into the mainstream. In May, I decided…

Gartner Predicts That 217,250 3D Printers Will be Shipped Next Year, 2.3 Million by 2018

Gartner, the leading information technology research and advisory company, has been covering 3D printing for some time now. They, just like many others within the industry, have a rather rosy…

3D Printing Market Worth $7 Billion by 2025? Is a New Report Underestimating the Market?

We have all been hearing the numbers being thrown out their by various research firms, about how fast the 3D printing space will heat up over the next 5-10 years….

3D Printing: 5 Predictions For The Remainder of This Year

As we get started on the 5th month of 2014, we have already seen a steady stream of ground breaking news coming from the 3D Printing Industry. 2014 promises to…

Five 3D Printing Predictions For the Next Five Years

The amount of innovation we have seen within the 3D printing industry in the last three years has outdone all the innovation within the industry in the prior 20 years….