3d printing trends

Sculpteo CEO on the State of 3D Printing: The World is Getting More Serious

Sculpteo CEO on the State of 3D Printing: The World is Getting More Serious

Earlier this week, Sculpteo released the third edition of its annual State of 3D Printing report, which covers additive manufacturing trends with direct input from industry participants. As the report showcases through feedback from nearly one thousand respondents, the 3D printing industry has seen significant growth in recent years, with trends in usage and applications […]

Earlier this week, Sculpteo released the third edition of its annual State of 3D Printing report, which covers additive manufacturing trends with direct input from industry participants. As the report showcases through feedback from nearly one thousand respondents,...
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...
3D Hubs: 3D Printing Trends Q2 Report Reveals Much Has Changed, Yet Much Has Stayed the Same

3D Hubs: 3D Printing Trends Q2 Report Reveals Much Has Changed, Yet Much Has Stayed the Same

It’s that time again! 3D Hubs has released their latest quarterly trends report, the second of 2017, and while quite a bit has changed since the Q1 report was released in January, a lot has stayed the same. Without further preamble, let’s take a look at the numbers from the last few months. The Highest […]

It’s that time again! 3D Hubs has released their latest quarterly trends report, the second of 2017, and while quite a bit has changed since the Q1 report was released in January, a lot has stayed the same. Without further preamble, let’s take a look at...
JeeQ Data Reveals Best Selling 3D Printers Online for 4th Quarter 2016

JeeQ Data Reveals Best Selling 3D Printers Online for 4th Quarter 2016

We’re already eleven days into January…the Christmas decorations are (mostly) down, festive wrapping paper and gift bags have been stored until next year, and if you were lucky enough to find a 3D printer under your tree, hopefully you’ve got it all set up and are hard at work creating. Maybe you received a Flashforge […]

We’re already eleven days into January…the Christmas decorations are (mostly) down, festive wrapping paper and gift bags have been stored until next year, and if you were lucky enough to find a 3D printer under your tree, hopefully you’ve got it all...
Inside 3D Printing San Diego: Hod Lipson Discusses the Next 25 Years of 3D Printing

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. To open the show, Asimov Ventures‘ Tyler Benster took to the podium to welcome attendees and present an overview of what we can expect to see […]

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. To open the show, Asimov Ventures‘ Tyler Benster took to the podium to...
3D Hubs Releases 3D Printing Industry Trends Report for Q3-2016

3D Hubs Releases 3D Printing Industry Trends Report for Q3-2016

One of the things we enjoy about the 3D Hubs 3D printing trends reports is that as they report data, they’ve mastered the art of keeping it interesting too. Even if there hasn’t been a huge change in 3D printing trends during some months, we can always look to 3D Hubs to add a new […]

One of the things we enjoy about the 3D Hubs 3D printing trends reports is that as they report data, they’ve mastered the art of keeping it interesting too. Even if there hasn’t been a huge change in 3D printing trends during some months, we can always look to 3D Hubs...
JeeQ Data Reveals Best Selling 3D Printers Online for 3rd Quarter 2016

JeeQ Data Reveals Best Selling 3D Printers Online for 3rd Quarter 2016

You may have noticed that the 3D printing industry is heating up at the desktop level at a surprising pace. While you very likely had a special interest in the technology previously, now you are seeing it in your libraries, your kids’ classrooms, the university lab—and maybe even in your neighbors’ homes too. As Christmas […]

You may have noticed that the 3D printing industry is heating up at the desktop level at a surprising pace. While you very likely had a special interest in the technology previously, now you are seeing it in your libraries, your kids’ classrooms, the university...
Filaments.directory Announces “Filament Settings” Contest at TCT Show

Filaments.directory Announces “Filament Settings” Contest at TCT Show

When it comes to achieving the highest quality print possible on your desktop 3D printer, things are often not quite as simple as setting the extrusion temperature to a preset number and letting your device handle the rest. Although filament producers do their utmost to provide their customers with an appropriate range of extrusion temperatures, […]

When it comes to achieving the highest quality print possible on your desktop 3D printer, things are often not quite as simple as setting the extrusion temperature to a preset number and letting your device handle the rest. Although filament producers do their utmost...
3D Hubs Releases Worldwide 3D Printing Trends Report for July 2016, Format Goes Quarterly

3D Hubs Releases Worldwide 3D Printing Trends Report for July 2016, Format Goes Quarterly

3D Hubs provides a wonderful service to all who are interested in the world of 3D printing. Each month they give us an enlightening snapshot of trends within their own network, offering information for the larger picture of 3D printing—and what’s popular—overall. We’ll be saying goodbye to our monthly reports, however, as 3D Hubs has […]

3D Hubs provides a wonderful service to all who are interested in the world of 3D printing. Each month they give us an enlightening snapshot of trends within their own network, offering information for the larger picture of 3D printing—and what’s popular—overall....
3D Hubs Releases Worldwide 3D Printing Trends Report for June 2016

3D Hubs Releases Worldwide 3D Printing Trends Report for June 2016

With each season that passes, we’ve seen a wild array of new innovations produced around the world—many of them hailing from quality and convenient printing services local to designers, thanks to the 3D Hubs network. And in just in one month, we’ve seen their number of printers grow another thousand or more from around 29,500 […]

With each season that passes, we’ve seen a wild array of new innovations produced around the world—many of them hailing from quality and convenient printing services local to designers, thanks to the 3D Hubs network. And in just in one month, we’ve seen their number...
Sculpteo Unveils the Methodology and Sample Data Behind New “State of 3D Printing 2016” Industry Report

Sculpteo Unveils the Methodology and Sample Data Behind New “State of 3D Printing 2016” Industry Report

Acting as one of the leading online 3D printing service providers, the French company Sculpteo has amassed quite the reputation across many industries for their professional-grade rapid prototyping and manufacturing capabilities. Last year, Sculpteo made use of their highly respected position in the world of additive manufacturing, and conducted a survey on over a thousand participants […]

Acting as one of the leading online 3D printing service providers, the French company Sculpteo has amassed quite the reputation across many industries for their professional-grade rapid prototyping and manufacturing capabilities. Last year, Sculpteo made use of their...
3D Hubs Releases Worldwide 3D Printing Trends Report for May 2016

3D Hubs Releases Worldwide 3D Printing Trends Report for May 2016

As late spring begins to border on summertime, makers are busier than ever—which means that 3D Hubs networks are busy pumping out models around the globe, and on a variety of different printers, whether at the desktop or industrially. Here at 3DPrint.com, we’re continually fascinated to hear from 3D Hubs as they allow us to […]

As late spring begins to border on summertime, makers are busier than ever—which means that 3D Hubs networks are busy pumping out models around the globe, and on a variety of different printers, whether at the desktop or industrially. Here at 3DPrint.com, we’re...
Filaments.directory Tops 2,000 Products and Releases First Trend Report

Filaments.directory Tops 2,000 Products and Releases First Trend Report

Gauthier de Valensart launched the Filaments.directory project as part of a new wave of initiatives that seek to create a map of a 3D printing industry. This seems to be a dire need in an industry that, instead of consolidating, seems to be growing more fragmented, with more products and players entering the market every day. […]

Gauthier de Valensart launched the Filaments.directory project as part of a new wave of initiatives that seek to create a map of a 3D printing industry. This seems to be a dire need in an industry that, instead of consolidating, seems to be growing more fragmented,...
JeeQ Data Reveals Best Selling 3D Printers Online for 1st Quarter 2016

JeeQ Data Reveals Best Selling 3D Printers Online for 1st Quarter 2016

While it’s been quite exciting to hear of 3D printers for sale, and front and center in retail storefronts around the world, we know that a large number of discerning shoppers do their purchasing online these days, able to look forward to taking their time, looking for the best prices, and ultimately, bringing home exactly […]

While it’s been quite exciting to hear of 3D printers for sale, and front and center in retail storefronts around the world, we know that a large number of discerning shoppers do their purchasing online these days, able to look forward to taking their time, looking...
3D Hubs Releases Worldwide 3D Printing Trends Report for April 2016

3D Hubs Releases Worldwide 3D Printing Trends Report for April 2016

The Monthly Trend Report from 3D Hubs is something I always look forward to for several reasons. One, this is a competitive marketplace and it’s just plain exciting to see who might be getting toppled out of the top five for any given category during any given month—and often with no given explanation. The report is never […]

The Monthly Trend Report from 3D Hubs is something I always look forward to for several reasons. One, this is a competitive marketplace and it’s just plain exciting to see who might be getting toppled out of the top five for any given category during any given...
3D Hubs Releases Worldwide 3D Printing Trends Report for March 2016

3D Hubs Releases Worldwide 3D Printing Trends Report for March 2016

While it’s not always fun to see March roar in famously like that fierce post-winter lion, with winds that blow the mail right out of your hands in the afternoon, we do rather enjoy seeing a good shakeup otherwise when it comes to competition in the 3D printing marketplace. And for the Worldwide 3D Printing […]

While it’s not always fun to see March roar in famously like that fierce post-winter lion, with winds that blow the mail right out of your hands in the afternoon, we do rather enjoy seeing a good shakeup otherwise when it comes to competition in the 3D printing...
CONTEXT Industry Analysis: The Power of Metal 3D Printing Continues to Grow Impressively

CONTEXT Industry Analysis: The Power of Metal 3D Printing Continues to Grow Impressively

Metal is all the rage lately, and it’s certainly only going to increase in popularity. While your teenagers are probably nodding their heads vigorously in approval, we mean this in terms of metal 3D printing–which also has a huge and growing fan base around the globe–with very good reason. As 3D printing began to garner […]

Metal is all the rage lately, and it’s certainly only going to increase in popularity. While your teenagers are probably nodding their heads vigorously in approval, we mean this in terms of metal 3D printing–which also has a huge and growing fan base around the...
3D Hubs Releases Worldwide 3D Printing Trends Report for December 2015

3D Hubs Releases Worldwide 3D Printing Trends Report for December 2015

December is upon us and holiday shopping is in session all around the world, making this month’s 3D Hubs Worldwide 3D Printing Trends Report and its data something we hold even closer than usual. The information I always like to check first is to see how the hubs have grown. This number just keeps going up, […]

December is upon us and holiday shopping is in session all around the world, making this month’s 3D Hubs Worldwide 3D Printing Trends Report and its data something we hold even closer than usual. The information I always like to check first is to see how the...
3D Hubs Releases Worldwide 3D Printing Trends Report for November 2015

3D Hubs Releases Worldwide 3D Printing Trends Report for November 2015

We said rabbit, rabbit a few days ago as a new month came upon us, holidays looming–and all the treats they bring forth. Along with November though comes our usual technological treat offering some great new data from trusty 3D Hubs, keeping us up to date on the 3D printing industry, which never seems to […]

We said rabbit, rabbit a few days ago as a new month came upon us, holidays looming–and all the treats they bring forth. Along with November though comes our usual technological treat offering some great new data from trusty 3D Hubs, keeping us up to date on the...
3D Hubs Releases Worldwide 3D Printing Trends Report for October 2015

3D Hubs Releases Worldwide 3D Printing Trends Report for October 2015

As the cool air of autumn rolls into October, so do some crisp new numbers and facts from 3D Hubs in their Worldwide 3D Printing Trends Report. This month, there are, as always, some interesting items of notes regarding the who, what, and where in 3D printing trends. First of all, the number of 3D printing hubs just […]

As the cool air of autumn rolls into October, so do some crisp new numbers and facts from 3D Hubs in their Worldwide 3D Printing Trends Report. This month, there are, as always, some interesting items of notes regarding the who, what, and where in 3D printing trends....
3D Hubs Releases Worldwide 3D Printing Trends Report for September 2015

3D Hubs Releases Worldwide 3D Printing Trends Report for September 2015

It’s all in the details. The statistical details that is. Add some colorful graphs, and when it comes to finding out what’s new in the 3D printing industry, we’re gobbling it up greedily on a monthly basis–and apparently the rest of the world is too. This is one report that’s interesting to read because we […]

It’s all in the details. The statistical details that is. Add some colorful graphs, and when it comes to finding out what’s new in the 3D printing industry, we’re gobbling it up greedily on a monthly basis–and apparently the rest of the world is too. This is one...
SmarTech: 3 Major Trends on Tap Within 3D Printing Materials Space

SmarTech: 3 Major Trends on Tap Within 3D Printing Materials Space

The key drivers for professional applications of 3D printing, particularly when it comes to end-use applications of the technology, are certain to come from the development of materials solutions. It’s this increased development in 3D printable materials over the last five years which has lead to an ever-larger portfolio of print materials across various industries. […]

The key drivers for professional applications of 3D printing, particularly when it comes to end-use applications of the technology, are certain to come from the development of materials solutions. It’s this increased development in 3D printable materials over...
Stratasys Direct Manufacturing Shares 3D Printing Impact Survey Results

Stratasys Direct Manufacturing Shares 3D Printing Impact Survey Results

They’re in a unique position to have inside information, and now Stratasys and Stratasys Direct Manufacturing have conducted a survey of 700 executives, engineers, designers and managers about the impact of additive processes on manufacturing. Stratasys Direct Manufacturing, the indirect subsidiary of Stratasys, through 3D Printing’s Imminent Impact on Manufacturing takes an in-depth look at current […]

They’re in a unique position to have inside information, and now Stratasys and Stratasys Direct Manufacturing have conducted a survey of 700 executives, engineers, designers and managers about the impact of additive processes on manufacturing. Stratasys Direct...
3D Hubs Releases Worldwide 3D Printing Trends Report for August 2015

3D Hubs Releases Worldwide 3D Printing Trends Report for August 2015

Now with over 20,000 3D printers stationed throughout the world, 3D Hubs has fully established themselves as an affordable and quick way to have your designs 3D printed. Each and every month, the company releases their latest trend report which show the world various statistics on the industry. Based on data that they collect from their […]

Now with over 20,000 3D printers stationed throughout the world, 3D Hubs has fully established themselves as an affordable and quick way to have your designs 3D printed. Each and every month, the company releases their latest trend report which show the world various...