3D Printing Materials Market: Overview

  • The global 3D printing materials market is estimated to grow significantly in the years to come on account of the growing demand for 3D printing technology across industries such as medical, consumer electronics, automotive, consumer products, and aerospace.
  • The emergence of new printing materials such as metals will further boost the growth of this market.
  • The support received by various regulatory bodies and governmental bodies for the use of 3D printing technology across industries shall also drive the growth prospects of this market.
  • The high demand for 3D printing materials from the education sector is also one of the key drivers of the market.
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What are Key Growth Drivers of Global 3D Printing Materials Market?

  • The manufacturing of organs such as liver and heart and the fabrication of human tissues require 3D printing. 3D printing is also being used in medicines. They are used for making dental crowns and for root canal treatments, thus driving the demand for 3D printing materials.
  • The rising use of 3D printing equipment and thus, 3D printing materials in the education sector will propel the growth of this market. High use of desktop and even professional 3D printers will subsequently create a demand for 3D printing materials.
  • The global 3D printing market has been accumulating lucrative opportunities owing to the rising use of technology. The growing awareness about the uses and the benefits of the 3D printing in place of indigenous manufacturing methods will further add to the growth of the market.
  • In addition, continuous innovation in technology and services and devices based on it are also forcing in adopting the changing technologies.
  • The demand for plastics is high in the 3D printing materials market owing to their flexibility and enhanced durability. Moreover, plastics are available in a wide range of colors, and thus is an attractive option for printing materials.

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What are Key Challenges for Global 3D Printing Materials Market?

  • 3D printing has simplified ways of working in the manufacturing sector, customization of products, styling, and designing all have grown adequately.
  • High material cost and lack availability of standardized process may slow down the growth of 3D printing market.
  • However, by imparting more knowledge about the 3D printing technique, growing uses in jewelry making, designing printed electronics and in various other areas the market will flourish in forthcoming years.

Lucrative Opportunities for Players in Global 3D Printing Materials Market

  • 3D printing offers an immense number of benefits such as sturdiness, attractive designs, enhanced quality of products, and more. Due to these benefits, the demand for the products is quite high, thereby stoking growth in the global 3D printing materials market. Moreover, several favorable initiatives from governments and other manufacturing organization to increase awareness about the availability of 3D printed products too is fueling expansion in the market.
  • A major reason for driving growth in the global 3D printing materials market involves a rampant increase in its applications in various fields. Ranging from automobiles and healthcare to consumer commodities and aerospace, the requirement for quality components can easily be met through the use of 3D printing materials. Many companies are focusing on using new materials as well as investing in developing better technologies, thus making the global 3D printing materials market spurt growth at a splendid pace. As players focus on regulating product prices and improving their sales techniques, the 3D printing materials industry is prophesized to see a great future.

North America to Dominate Global 3D Printing Materials Market

  • On the basis of geography, the market is anticipated to witness fastest growth in the Asia Pacific region. Previously, North America held the leading position and accounted for more than 27% of the market in 2018.
  • The growing adoption of 3D printing technology in China and Japan is expected to fuel the growth prospects of the Asia Pacific 3D printing materials market. Europe is also slated to witness a remarkable growth during the forecast period, apart from North America.
  • On the other hand, the Rest of the World is likely to experience sluggish growth in the 3D printing materials market in the years to come. The limited scope for 3D printing technology in the region is one of the key restraints hampering the growth of the market in this part of the world.

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Leading Players in Global 3D Printing Materials Market

  • The global 3D printing materials market is highly fragmented. Major players operating in the 3D printing materials market are
    • 3D Systems, Inc. (U.S.)
    • Royal DSM N.V.
    • Arcam (Sweden)
    • Stratasys Ltd. (U.S.)
    • Materialise NV (Belgium)
    • ExOne GmbH (Germany)
    • Replicator Warehouse
    • Dutch Filaments
    • Leapfrog
    • Imagin Plastics Ltd.
    • 3D Inkspot
    • Push Plastic
    • 3D Universal
    • Rigid Ink.
  • Market players are developing new products to widen their consumer base. This is likely to intensify the competition in the global 3D printing materials market in the next few years.

Global 3D Printing Materials Market – Segmentation

TMR’s research study segments the global 3D printing materials market in terms of product, application, and region. This report presents extensive market dynamics and growth trends associated with different segments and explains how they are influencing the growth of the global 3D printing materials market.

Product

Ceramics

Plastics

Metals

Others (Including wax, laywood, etc.)

Application

Electronics & Consumer Products

Automotive

Medical

Industrial

Education

Aerospace

Others (Including military, architecture, etc.)

Region

North America

Europe

Asia Pacific

Rest of the World

Chapter 1. Preface

1.1. Report description

1.2. Market segmentation

     1.2.1. Global 3D printing materials market segmentation

1.3. Research methodology

1.4. Research scope and assumptions

Chapter 2. Executive Summary

2.1. Global 3D printing materials market, 2018 - 2027 (Tons) (USD Million)

2.2. Global 3D printing materials: Market snapshot (2018 and 2027)

Chapter 3. 3D Printing Materials Market - Industry Analysis

3.1. Introduction

3.2. Value chain analysis

3.3. Market drivers

     3.3.1. Increasing demand for 3D printing technology to drive the market

             3.3.1.1. Global 3D printing market, 2018-2027 (Million Tons)

     3.3.2. Regulatory support to 3D printing to drive the market growth

             3.3.2.1. Investments in 3D printing by country, 2018

3.4. Market restraints

     3.4.1. High cost of materials expected to be a restraining factor for market growth

3.5. Market opportunity

     3.5.1. Development of 3D scanning and printing technology to open new avenues for global 3D printing materials market

3.6. Porter’s Five Forces analysis

     3.6.1. Bargaining power of suppliers

     3.6.2. Bargaining power of buyers

     3.6.3. Threat from new entrants

     3.6.4. Threat from substitutes

     3.6.5. Degree of competition

3.7. Market attractiveness analysis

     3.7.1. 3D printing materials: Market attractiveness analysis (2018)

3.8. Company market share analysis

     3.8.1. 3D printing materials market share, by company, 2018

Chapter 4. Global 3D Printing Materials Market – Product Type Analysis

4.1. Global 3D printing materials market: Product segment analysis

     4.1.1. Global 3D printing materials market volume share, by product, 2018 and 2027

     4.1.2. Ceramics

             4.1.2.1. Global ceramics 3D printing market, 2018 - 2027 (Tons) (USD Million)

     4.1.3. Plastics

             4.1.3.1. Global plastics 3D printing market, 2018 - 2027 (Tons) (USD Million)

     4.1.4. Metals

             4.1.4.1. Global metal 3D printing materials market, 2018 - 2027 (Tons) (USD Million)

     4.1.5. Others

             4.1.5.1. Global other materials 3D printing market, 2018 - 2027 (Tons) (USD Million)

Chapter 5. Global 3D Printing Materials Market – Application Analysis

5.1. Global 3D printing materials market: Application analysis

     5.1.1. Global 3D printing materials market volume share, by application, 2018 and 2027

     5.1.2. Electronics & consumer

             5.1.2.1. Global 3D printing materials market for electronics & consumer applications, 2018 - 2027 (Tons) (USD Million)

     5.1.3. Automotive

             5.1.3.1. Global 3D printing materials market for automotive applications, 2018 - 2027 (Tons) (USD Million)

     5.1.4. Medical

             5.1.4.1. Global 3D printing materials market medical applications, 2018 - 2027 (Tons) (USD Million)

     5.1.5. Industrial

             5.1.5.1. Global 3D printing materials market for industrial applications, 2018 - 2027 (Tons) (USD Million)

     5.1.6. Education

             5.1.6.1. Global 3D printing materials market in education, 2018 - 2027 (Tons) (USD Million)

     5.1.7. Aerospace

             5.1.7.1. Global 3D printing materials market in aerospace, 2018 - 2027 (Tons) (USD Million)

     5.1.8. Others

             5.1.8.1. Global 3D printing materials market for other applications, 2018 - 2027 (Tons) (USD Million)

Chapter 6. 3D Printing Materials Market – Regional Analysis

6.1. Global 3D printing materials market: Regional analysis

     6.1.1. Global 3D printing materials market volume share, by region, 2018 and 2027

6.2. North America

     6.2.1. North America 3D printing materials market volumes, by product segment, 2018 - 2027 (Tons)

     6.2.2. North America 3D printing materials market revenues, by product segment, 2018 - 2027 (USD Million)

     6.2.3. North America 3D printing materials market volumes, by application, 2018 - 2027 (Tons)

     6.2.4. North America 3D printing materials market revenues, by end-user, 2018 - 2027 (USD Million)

6.3. Europe

     6.3.1. Europe 3D printing materials market volumes, by product segment, 2018 - 2027 (Tons)

     6.3.2. Europe 3D printing materials market revenues, by product segment, 2018 - 2027 (USD Million)

     6.3.3. Europe 3D printing materials market volumes, by end-user, 2018 - 2027 (Tons)

     6.3.4. Europe 3D printing materials market revenues, by application 2018 - 2027 (USD Million)

6.4. Asia Pacific

     6.4.1. Asia Pacific 3D printing materials market volumes, by product segment, 2018 - 2027 (Tons)

     6.4.2. Asia Pacific 3D printing materials revenues, by product segment, 2018 - 2027 (USD Million)

     6.4.3. Asia Pacific 3D printing materials volumes, by application, 2018 - 2027 (Tons)

     6.4.4. Asia Pacific 3D printing materials revenues, by application, 2018 - 2027 (USD Million)

6.5. Rest of the World (RoW)

     6.5.1. RoW 3D printing materials volumes, by product segment, 2018 - 2027 (Tons)

     6.5.2. RoW 3D printing materials market revenues, by product segment, 2018 - 2027 (USD Million)

     6.5.3. 3D printing materials market volumes, by application,2011 - 2019 (Tons)

     6.5.4. RoW 3D printing materials market revenues, by application, 2018 - 2027 (USD Million)

Chapter 7. Company Profiles

7.1. 3D Systems, Inc.

     7.1.1. Company overview

     7.1.2. Product portfolio

     7.1.3. Business strategy

     7.1.4. Recent developments

7.2. Arcam AB

     7.2.1. Company overview

     7.2.2. Product portfolio

     7.2.3. Business strategies

     7.2.4. Recent developments

7.3. Concept Laser GmbH

     7.3.1. Company overview

     7.3.2 Product Portfolio

     7.3.3 Business strategies

     7.3.4 Recent developments

7.4. EOS GmbH Electro Optical Systems

     7.4.1. Company overview

     7.4.2. Product Portfolio

     7.4.3. Business strategy

     7.4.4. Recent developments

7.5. ExOne GmbH

     7.5.1. Company overview

     7.5.2. Product portfolio

     7.5.3. Business strategy

     7.5.4. Recent developments

7.6. Solidscape, Inc.

     7.6.1. Company overview

     7.6.2. Product portfolio

     7.6.3. Business strategy

     7.6.4. Recent developments

7.7. Optomec

     7.7.1. Company overview

     7.7.2. Product portfolio

     7.7.3. Business strategy

     7.7.4. Recent developments

7.8. SLM Solutions GmbH

     7.8.1. Company overview

     7.8.2. Product portfolio

     7.8.3. Business strategy

     7.8.4. Recent developments

7.9. Stratasys, Ltd.

     7.9.1. Company overview

     7.9.2. Product portfolio

     7.9.3. Business strategy

     7.9.4. Recent developments

7.10. Voxeljet AG

     7.10.1. Company overview

     7.10.2. Product portfolio

     7.10.3. Business strategy

     7.10.4. Recent developments

List of  Tables

TABLE 1 3D printing materials market: Global snapshot

TABLE 2 Product type of 3D printing materials market

TABLE 3 Drivers for 3D printing materials market: Impact analysis

TABLE 4 Restraints for 3D printing materials market: Impact analysis

TABLE 5 North America 3D printing materials market volumes, by product segment, 2018 - 2027 (Tons)

TABLE 6 North America 3D printing materials market revenues, by product segment, 2018 - 2027 (USD Million)

TABLE 7 North America 3D printing materials plastics market volumes, by application, 2018 - 2027 (Tons)

TABLE 8 North America 3D printing materials market revenues, by application, 2018 - 2027 (USD Million)

TABLE 9 Europe 3D printing materials market volumes, by product segment, 2018 - 2027 (Tons)

TABLE 10 Europe 3D printing materials market revenues, by product segment, 2018 - 2027 (USD Million)

TABLE 11 Europe 3D printing materials market volumes, by application, 2018 - 2027 (Tons)

TABLE 12 Europe 3D printing materials market revenues, by application, 2018 - 2027 (USD Million)

TABLE 13 Asia Pacific 3D printing materials volumes, by product segment, 2018 - 2027 (Tons)

TABLE 14 Asia Pacific 3D printing materials revenues, by product segment, 2018 - 2027 (USD Million)

TABLE 15 Asia Pacific 3D printing materials volumes, by application, 2018 - 2027 (Tons)

TABLE 16 Asia Pacific 3D printing materials market revenues, by application, 2018 - 2027 (USD Million)

TABLE 17 RoW 3D printing materials volumes, by product, 2018 - 2027 (Tons)

TABLE 18 RoW 3D printing materials market revenues, by product segment, 2018 - 2027 (USD Million)

TABLE 19 RoW 3D printing materials market volumes, by application, 2018 - 2027 (Tons)

TABLE 20 RoW 3D printing materials market revenues, by application, 2018 - 2027 (USD Million)

List of Figures 

FIG. 1 Global 3D printing materials market segmentation

FIG. 2 Global 3D printing materials market, 2018 - 2027 (Tons) (USD Million)

FIG. 3 3D printing materials market: Value chain analysis

FIG. 4 Global 3D printing market, 2018 - 2027 (Million Tons)

FIG. 5 Porter’s Five Forces analysis for 3D printing materials market

FIG. 6 3D printing materials: Market attractiveness analysis (2018)

FIG. 7 3D printing materials market share, by company, 2018

FIG. 8 Global 3D printing materials market volume share, by product, 2018 and 2027

FIG. 9 Global ceramics 3D printing market, 2018 - 2027 (Tons) (USD Million)

FIG. 10 Global plastics 3D printing market, 2018 - 2027 (Tons) (USD Million)

FIG. 11 Global metal 3D printing materials market, 2018 - 2027 (Tons) (USD Million)

FIG. 12 Global other materials 3D printing market, 2018 - 2027 (Tons) (USD Million)

FIG. 13 Global 3D printing materials market volume share, by application, 2018 and 2027

FIG. 14 Global 3D printing materials market for electronics & consumer application, 2018 - 2027 (Tons) (USD Million)

FIG. 15 Global 3D printing materials market for automotive applications, 2018 - 2027 (Tons) (USD Million)

FIG. 16 Global 3D printing materials market for medical applications, 2018 - 2027 (Tons) (USD Million)

FIG. 17 Global 3D printing materials market for industrial applications, 2018 - 2027 (Tons) (USD Million)

FIG. 18 Global 3D printing materials market in education, 2018 - 2027 (Tons) (USD Million)

FIG. 19 Global 3D printing materials market in aerospace, 2018 - 2027 (Tons) (USD Million)

FIG. 20 Global 3D printing materials market for other applications, 2018 - 2027 (Tons) (USD Million)

FIG. 21 Global 3D printing materials market volume share, by region, 2018 and 2027

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