- Language: English
- Published: May 2012
- Region: Global
Global 3D Printer Market 2012-2016
- Published: September 2013
- Region: Global
- 50 Pages
The analysts forecast the Global 3D Printer market to grow at a CAGR of 16.3 percent over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the demand for quick turnaround time. The Global 3D Printer market has also been witnessing the rapid growth of 3D printing among entrepreneurs and consumers. However, the increasing number of intellectual property rights issues could pose a challenge to the growth of this market.
The report, the Global 3D Printer Market 2012-2016, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market in the Americas, and the EMEA and APAC regions; it also covers the Global 3D Printer market landscape and its growth prospects in the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.
The key vendors dominating this space include 3D Systems, Envision TEC, Ex One Co., and Stratasys Inc.
Key questions answered in this report:
- What will the market size be in 2016 and what will be the growth rate?
- What are key market trends?
- What is driving this market?
- What are the challenges to market growth?
- Who are the key vendors in this market space?
- What are the market opportunities and threats faced by key vendors?
- What are the strengths and weaknesses of each of these key vendors?
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01. Executive Summary
02. List of Abbreviations
04. Market Research Methodology
Market Research Process
05. Scope of the Report
06. Market Landscape
06.1 Global Automotive Industry Segment
06.2 Global Non-Business Consumers Segment
06.3 Global Aerospace Industry Segment
06.4 Global Medical/Dental Industry Segment
06.5 Global 3D Printers for Other Segments
06.6 Five Forces Analysis
07. Geographical Segmentation
08. Key Leading Countries
09. Vendor Landscape
10. Buying Criteria
11. Market Growth Drivers
12. Drivers and their Impact
13. Market Challenges
14. Impact of Drivers and Challenges
15. Market Trends
16. Key Vendor Analysis
16.1 Stratasys Inc.
16.2 3D Systems
16.3 ExOne Co.
17. Other Reports in this Series
List of Exhibits
Exhibit 1: Market Research Methodology
Exhibit 2: Global 3D Printer Market 2012-2016 (US$ billion)
Exhibit 3: Global 3D Printer Market by End-User Segmentation 2012-2016
Exhibit 4: Global Automotive Industry segment 2012-2016 (US$ billion)
Exhibit 5: Global Metal Based 3D Printers Unit Shipments
Exhibit 6: Global Non-Business Consumers Segment 2012-2016 (US$ billion)
Exhibit 7: Global Personal 3D Printers Unit Shipments
Exhibit 8: Global Aerospace Industry Segment 2012-2016 (US$ billion)
Exhibit 9: Global Medical/Dental Industry Segment 2012-2016 (US$ billion)
Exhibit 10: Global 3D Printers for Other Segments 2012-2016 (US$ billion)
Exhibit 11: Global 3D Printer Market by Geographical Segmentation 2012
Exhibit 12: Global 3D Printer Market by Geographical Segmentation 2012-2016
Commenting on the report, an analyst from the team said: “With the reduction in the cost of 3D printers, they have become more accessible to small entrepreneurs and consumers who were unable to afford the very expensive technology in the past. This has sparked innovation and creativity, enabling them to create custom objects and spare parts for everything from toys to artificial limbs. This new technology has enabled entrepreneurs to bypass other expensive manufacturing processes and take a product idea directly to market. Thus, the rapid growth of 3D printing among entrepreneurs and consumers will continue to drive the Global 3D Printers market during the forecast period.”
According to the report, the increased need to reduce the time-to-market of products is one of the major drivers in the market. 3D printers facilitate the production of reliable and cost-effective products and reduce the need for multiple prototypes and analysis time, thereby reducing the product development cycle time.
Further, the report states that the main challenges faced by the market are the intellectual property rights issues and the copyright issues. With the increase in the trend of using 3D printing technology, the cases relating to patent infringement and intellectual property rights will increase considerably, which might hamper the growth of the Global 3D Printers market.
The study was conducted using an objective combination of primary and secondary information including inputs from key participants in the industry. The report contains a comprehensive market and vendor landscape in addition to a SWOT analysis of the key vendors.
- 3D Systems
- Envision TEC
- Ex One Co.
- Stratasys Inc.