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Advanced Materials for 3D Printing: Technologies and Global Markets

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  • 181 Pages
  • August 2022
  • Region: Global
  • BCC Research
  • ID: 4577266

This report addresses trends in 3D-printing materials technology and the global market for the most promising new 3D-printing materials applications during the period from 2021-2027, including:

Materials

  • Photopolymers.
  • Thermoplastic and polymers.
  • Metals.
  • Ceramics.
  • Others (e.g., wax, graphene, bio-ink).

Applications

  • Industrial: construction, electronics, architecture.
  • Medical and dental: implants, surgical models, prosthetics, robotics.
  • Automotive: parts, components, prototypes.
  • Aerospace: parts, components for aircrafts and space vehicles.
  • Consumer products: toys, shoes, jewelry, art, hobby, personal use items.
  • Others: research laboratories, universities, others.

The report does not cover 3D printing equipment or services in any detail.

The market scope only considers demand via B2B.

The major sections of this study:

  • Executive summary.
  • Overview (definitions, brief history, technology characteristics, applications and market summary).
  • Market dynamics.
  • Developments in 3D printing technology that are expected to influence the market through 2027.
  • Detailed market estimates and projections for each material type and application type during the period from 2021-2027.
  • Description of key players in the 3D printing industry.

Revenue of the global market is provided in terms of USD million. The determination of market volume has not been included within the scope of this report. Prices for 3D-printing materials vary widely, on the basis of volume, size and composition, based on various application needs.

Report Includes

  • 19 data tables and 41 additional tables
  • An updated assessment of the global market for advanced materials for 3D printing
  • Analyses of the global market trends, with market revenue for 2021, estimates for 2022, and projections of compound annual growth rates (CAGRs) through 2027
  • Identification of key drivers and constraints that will shape the market for these materials as the basis for projecting demand over the next five years (2022-2027)
  • Estimation of the actual market size for 3D printing materials in USD million values, forecasted growth trends, and corresponding market share analysis by materials, application, and region
  • Assessment of the underlying technological, environmental, legal/regulatory, and political trends that may influence the size and nature of the market
  • Discussion of the industry value chain analysis providing a systematic study of key intermediaries involved, with emphasis on materials, providers, fabrication technologies, and end-use applications
  • Review of patents issued for materials used in 3D printing by each major category, and emerging developments in the global market
  • Market share analysis of the key market participants in the global 3D printing materials industry, their research priorities, product offerings, and company competitive landscape
  • Company profiles of major players within the industry 3D Systems Corp., Arkema SA, BASF SE, Evonik Industries, Royal DSM
Frequently Asked Questions about the Global Advanced Materials for 3D Printing Market

What is the estimated value of the Global Advanced Materials for 3D Printing Market?

The Global Advanced Materials for 3D Printing Market was estimated to be valued at $2.5 Billion in 2022.

What is the growth rate of the Global Advanced Materials for 3D Printing Market?

The growth rate of the Global Advanced Materials for 3D Printing Market is 20.7%, with an estimated value of $6.5 Billion by 2027.

What is the forecasted size of the Global Advanced Materials for 3D Printing Market?

The Global Advanced Materials for 3D Printing Market is estimated to be worth $6.5 Billion by 2027.

Who are the key companies in the Global Advanced Materials for 3D Printing Market?

Key companies in the Global Advanced Materials for 3D Printing Market include 3D Resin Solutions, 3D Systems Corp., Align Technology Inc., Altana, Arcam Ab, Arevo Inc., Arkema Sa, Asiga and Basf Se.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction
1.1 Study Goals and Objectives
1.2 Scope of Report
1.3 What's New in this Update?
1.4 Expert Opinion
1.5 Intended Audience
1.6 Methodology and Information Sources
1.7 Geographic Breakdown
1.8 Analyst's Credentials
1.9 Custom Research
1.10 Related Research Reports
Chapter 2 Summary and Highlights
Chapter 3 Market Overview
3.1 Definitions
3.1.1 3D Printing
3.1.2 Additives
3.2 History and Current State of 3D Printing
3.3 Advanced Materials for 3D Printing Types
3.3.1 Plastics and Polymers
3.3.2 Ceramics
3.3.3 Metals
3.3.4 Other Materials
3.4 Applications
3.4.1 Rapid Prototyping
3.4.2 Rapid Manufacturing
3.4.3 Mass Customization
Chapter 4 Technological Landscape
4.1 3D Printing Technologies
4.1.1 Basic Principles
4.2 Specific Technologies
4.2.1 Thermoplastic Extrusion
4.2.2 Laser Sintering
4.2.3 Stereolithography
4.2.4 Digital Light Processing
4.2.5 3D Inkjet Printing
4.2.6 Direct Metal Laser
4.2.7 Selective Laser Melting
4.2.8 Electron Beam Melting
4.2.9 4D Printing
4.2.10 5D Printing
Chapter 5 Market Dynamics
5.1 Market Dynamics
5.1.1 Drivers
5.1.2 Challenges
5.1.3 Opportunities
5.1.4 Supply Chain Analysis
5.1.5 Porter's Analysis
5.1.6 Impact of Covid-19 on the 3D Printing Industry
Chapter 6 Market Analysis by Material
6.1 Photopolymers
6.1.1 Photopolymer 3D-Printing Material Types
6.1.2 Providers
6.1.3 Fabrication Technologies
6.1.4 Applications
6.1.5 Market Size Estimation and Forecast
6.2 Thermoplastics and Polymers
6.2.1 Commercially-Available Polymers
6.2.2 Other Commercially-Available Thermoplastics
6.2.3 Recent Developments
6.2.4 Providers
6.2.5 Fabrication Technologies
6.2.6 Applications
6.2.7 Market Size and Forecast
6.3 Metals
6.3.1 Aluminum
6.3.2 3D Printing Steel
6.3.3 Stainless Steel
6.3.4 Titanium
6.3.5 Nickel Alloy
6.3.6 Superalloys
6.3.7 Providers
6.3.8 Fabrication Technologies
6.3.9 New 3D Developments
6.3.10 Applications
6.3.11 Market Size Estimation and Forecast
6.3.12 Ceramics
6.3.13 Chemical Characteristics
6.3.14 Formative Principles
6.3.15 Providers
6.3.16 Fabrication Technologies
6.3.17 Applications
6.3.18 Market Size Estimation and Forecast
6.4 Other Materials
6.4.1 Wax
6.4.2 Graphene
6.4.3 Bio-Ink
6.4.4 Edible Substances
6.4.5 Wood
6.4.6 Glass
6.4.7 Sandstone
6.4.8 Pharmaceutical Precursors
Chapter 7 Market Analysis by Region
7.1 North America
7.1.1 U.S.
7.1.2 Canada
7.2 Asia-Pacific
7.2.1 China
7.2.2 India
7.2.3 Japan
7.2.4 Rest of Asia-Pacific
7.3 Europe
7.3.1 Germany
7.3.1 France
7.3.1 Rest of Europe
7.4 Rest of the World
Chapter 8 Patent Review
8.1 Patents by Material Type
8.2 Patent Portfolios
8.3 Example Patents
Chapter 9 Competitive Landscape
9.1 Competitive Environment Analysis
9.2 Market Share Analysis
9.3 Latest Market Developments
Chapter 10 Company Profiles
  • 3D Resin Solutions
  • 3D Systems Corp.
  • Altana
  • Align Technology Inc.
  • Arcam Ab
  • Arevo Inc.
  • Arkema Sa
  • Asiga
  • B9 Creations LLC
  • Basf Se
  • Bolson Materials
  • Bucktown Polymers
  • Cellink Ab
  • Carpenter Technology Corp.
  • Cmet Co. Ltd.
  • Colorfabb B.V.
  • Deltamed GmbH
  • D-Mec Ltd.
  • Desktop Metal Inc.
  • Dws Systems
  • Emerging Objects
  • Eos Electro Optical Systems
  • Erasteel
  • Esstech Inc.
  • Evonik Industries AG
  • Formlabs Inc.
  • Grafoid Inc.
  • Graphmatech Ab
  • Hoganas Ab
  • Isquared AG
  • Keene Village Plastics
  • Lithoz GmbH
  • Makergear LLC
  • Royal Dsm (Koninklijke Dsm N.V.)
  • Metalysis Ltd.
  • New Image Plastics
  • Nova Polymers Inc.
  • Optomec Inc.
  • Orbi-Tech
  • Organovo Holdings Inc.
  • Oxford Performance Materials
  • Praxair S.T. Technology Inc.
  • Recreus Industries S.L.
  • Regenhu Ltd.
  • S3D Innovations
  • Sandvik Materials Technology
  • Solidscape Inc.
  • Shenzhen Guanghua Weiye Co. Ltd.
  • Stratasys Ltd.
  • Tethon 3D
Chapter 11 Acronyms
List of Tables
Summary Table A: Global Market for Advanced Materials for 3D Printing, by Type, Through 2027
Summary Table B: Global Market for Advanced Materials for 3D Printing, by Application, Through 2027
Table 1: 3D Printing History, 1982-2022
Table 2: Commonly Used Materials, 3D Printing
Table 3: Thermoplastics and Polymers, 3D Printing
Table 4: Photopolymers, 3D Printing
Table 5: Ceramics, 3D Printing
Table 6: Metals, 3D Printing
Table 7: Other Materials, 3D Printing
Table 8: Advanced Materials, 3D Printing, Comparative Analysis
Table 9: Key Benefits, Photopolymers, 3D Printing
Table 10: 3D Printing Applications, Photopolymer Suppliers, 2022
Table 11: Photopolymer 3D Printing, End-Use Applications
Table 12: Global Market for 3D Photopolymer Printing Material, by Application, Through 2027
Table 13: Global Market for 3D Photopolymer Printing Material, by Region, Through 2027
Table 14: Other Types of Materials, 3D Printing
Table 15: Advantages of PLA in 3D Printing
Table 16: Advantages of ABS, 3D Printing
Table 17: Thermoplastics, 3D-Printing Material Providers, 2022
Table 18: Thermoplastic 3D Printing, End-use Applications, 2022
Table 19: Global Market for 3D Thermoplastic and Polymer Printing Materials, by Type, Through 2027
Table 20: Global Market for 3D Thermoplastic and Polymer Printing Materials, by Application, Through 2027
Table 21: Global Market for 3D Thermoplastic and Polymer Printing Material, by Region, Through 2027
Table 22: Key Metals, 3D Printing Industry
Table 23: Metal 3D-Printing Material Suppliers, 2021
Table 24: Global Market for 3D Metal Printing Material, by Type, Through 2027
Table 25: Global Market for 3D Metal Printing Materials, by Application, Through 2027
Table 26: Global Market for 3D Metal Printing Material, by Region, Through 2027
Table 27: Ceramic 3D-Printing Material Suppliers, 2017
Table 28: Ceramic 3D Printing, End-Use Applications
Table 29: Global Market for 3D Ceramic Printing Materials, by Type, Through 2027
Table 30: Global Market for 3D Ceramic Printing Materials, by Application, Through 2027
Table 31: Global Market for 3D Ceramic Printing Materials, by Region, Through 2027
Table 32: Global Market for Other 3D-Printing Materials, by Type, Through 2027
Table 33: Global Market for Other 3D-Printing Materials, by Application, Through 2027
Table 34: Global Market for Other 3D-Printing Materials, by Region, Through 2027
Table 35: Wax and Wax-Like 3D-Printing Material Suppliers, 2021
Table 36: Graphene Properties
Table 37: Companies Developing Graphene 3D-Printing Materials, 2021
Table 38: Bio-Ink Providers, 2021
Table 39: North American Market for Advanced Materials for 3D Printing, by Country, Through 2027
Table 40: Asia-Pacific Market for Advanced Materials for 3D Printing, by Country, Through 2027
Table 41: European Market for Advanced Materials for 3D Printing, by Country, Through 2027
Table 42: Advanced Materials for 3D Printing, Mergers and Acquisitions
Table 43: Advanced Materials for 3D Printing Market: Recent Developments
Table 44: 3D Systems Corp.: Products
Table 45: Arkema SA: Products
Table 46: BASF SE: Products
Table 47: Bucktown Polymers: Products
Table 48: CELLINK: Products
Table 49: Carpenter Technology Corp.: Products
Table 50: Deltamed: Products
Table 51: D-MEC Ltd.: Products
Table 52: DWS Systems: Products
Table 53: EOS Electro Optical Systems: Products
Table 54: Evonik Industries AG: Products
Table 55: Royal DSM: Products
Table 56: Recreus: Key Products
Table 57: Shenzhen Guanghua Weiye Co. Ltd.: Products
Table 58: Stratasys Ltd.: Products

List of Figures
Summary Figure A: Global Market for Advanced Materials for 3D Printing, by Type, 2021-2027
Summary Figure B: Global Market for Advanced Materials for 3D Printing, by Application, 2021-2027
Figure 1: Process of 3D Printing
Figure 2: Prominent Trends, Global 3D-Printing Industry, 2022
Figure 3: Uses, 3D-Printing Technology, Organizations
Figure 4: 3D Printing Process, Steps
Figure 5: Impact Analysis, Drivers and Challenges
Figure 6: Global Aerospace Industry Output/Sales
Figure 7: Global Motor Vehicle Production, 2020 and 2021
Figure 8: Long-Term Opportunity, Global Supply Chain
Figure 9: Supply Chain Analysis
Figure 10: Porter’s Five Force Analysis
Figure 11: Global Market Shares of 3D Photopolymer Printing Material, by Application, 2021
Figure 12: Global Market Shares of 3D Photopolymer Printing Material, by Region, 2021
Figure 13: Global Market Shares of Thermoplastic and Polymer Printing Materials, by Type, 2021
Figure 14: Global Market Shares of 3D Thermoplastic and Polymer Printing Materials, by Application, 2021
Figure 15: Global Market Shares of 3D Thermoplastic and Polymer Printing Materials, by Region, 2021
Figure 16: Global Market Shares of Metal Printing Material, by Type, 2021
Figure 17: Global Market Shares of 3D Metal Printing Material, by Application, 2021
Figure 18: Global Market Shares of 3D Metal Printing Materials, by Region, 2021
Figure 19: Global Market Shares of Ceramic Printing Material, by Type, 2021
Figure 20: Global Market Shares of 3D Ceramic Printing Materials, by Application, 2021
Figure 21: Global Market Shares of 3D Ceramic Printing Materials, by Region, 2021
Figure 22: Global Market Shares of Other 3D-Printing Materials, by Type, 2021
Figure 23: Global Market Shares of Other 3D-Printing Materials, by Application, 2021
Figure 24: Global Market Shares of Other 3D-Printing Materials, by Region, 2021
Figure 25: North American Market Shares of Advanced Materials for 3D Printing, by Country, 2021
Figure 26: AM Forward Program: Key Initiatives
Figure 27: Asia-Pacific Market Shares of Advanced Materials for 3D Printing, by Country, 2021
Figure 28: European Market Shares of Advanced Materials for 3D Printing, by Country, 2021
Figure 29: U.S. 3D-Printing Material-Related Patents, by Material Type, Issued Through 2021
Figure 30: U.S. 3D-Printing Material-Related Patents Assignees, Issued Through 2021
Figure 31: Competitive Scenario: Key Trends
Figure 32: Global Market Shares of Major 3D-Printing Suppliers, 2022
Figure 33: Global Market Shares of Advanced Materials for 3D Printing Producers, by Company Type, 2022
Figure 34: 3D Systems Corp.: Revenue, 2020 and 2021
Figure 35: 3D Systems Corp.: Business Segmentation, 2021
Figure 36: ALTANA: Sales, 2020 and 2021
Figure 37: Align: Net Revenue, 2019-2021
Figure 38: Align: Revenue Share, by Business Segment, 2021
Figure 39: Align: Revenue Share, by Region/Country, 2021
Figure 40: Arkema SA: Net Revenue, 2020 and 2021
Figure 41: Arkema SA: Business Segmentation, 2021
Figure 42: Arkema SA: Regional Segmentation, 2021
Figure 43: BASF: Sales, 2020 and 2021
Figure 44: BASF SE: Business Segmentation Share, 2021
Figure 45: BASF SE: Regional Segmentation, 2021
Figure 46: Evonik Industries AG: Sales, 2020 and 2021
Figure 47: Evonik Industries AG: Business Segmentation, 2021
Figure 48: Evonik Industries AG: Regional Segmentation, 2021
Figure 49: Royal DSM: Sales, 2020 and 2021
Figure 50: Royal DSM: Business Segmentation, 2021
Figure 51: Stratasys Ltd.: Net Sales, 2020 and 2021
Figure 52: Stratasys Ltd.: Business Segmentation, 2021
Figure 53: Stratasys Ltd.: Market Share, by Region, 2021

Executive Summary

Additive manufacturing or three-dimensional (3D) printing refers to the process of creating a 3D, solid object from a digital model by accumulating successive layers of material in numerous shapes. In the 1980s, the first working 3D printer was built. High cost and limited range of end uses for these printers limits extensive applications. Since then, the launch of novel 3D printing technologies (3D inkjet printers) has played a key role in lowering cost. After a slow start, 3D printing is poised for rapid growth.

Companies Mentioned

  • 3D Resin Solutions
  • 3D Systems Corp.
  • Align Technology Inc.
  • Altana
  • Arcam Ab
  • Arevo Inc.
  • Arkema Sa
  • Asiga
  • B9 Creations LLC
  • Basf Se
  • Bolson Materials
  • Bucktown Polymers
  • Carpenter Technology Corp.
  • Cellink Ab
  • Cmet Co. Ltd.
  • Colorfabb B.V.
  • D-Mec Ltd.
  • Deltamed GmbH
  • Desktop Metal Inc.
  • Dws Systems
  • Emerging Objects
  • Eos Electro Optical Systems
  • Erasteel
  • Esstech Inc.
  • Evonik Industries AG
  • Formlabs Inc.
  • Grafoid Inc.
  • Graphmatech Ab
  • Hoganas Ab
  • Isquared AG
  • Keene Village Plastics
  • Lithoz GmbH
  • Makergear LLC
  • Metalysis Ltd.
  • New Image Plastics
  • Nova Polymers Inc.
  • Optomec Inc.
  • Orbi-Tech
  • Organovo Holdings Inc.
  • Oxford Performance Materials
  • Praxair S.T. Technology Inc.
  • Recreus Industries S.L.
  • Regenhu Ltd.
  • Royal Dsm (Koninklijke Dsm N.V.)
  • S3D Innovations
  • Sandvik Materials Technology
  • Shenzhen Guanghua Weiye Co. Ltd.
  • Solidscape Inc.
  • Stratasys Ltd.
  • Tethon 3D