The forecast for sales of 3D printing products and services worldwide is $7.3 billion in 2016, while in 2018 it will be $12.7 billion, and in 2020 the market is expected to reach $21.2 billion, according to Wohlers Report.

Sorting through the hype to understand what 3D printing means for your business can be tough.

This report gives you a firm grasp on where 3D printing technology is headed, which markets are taking off and why.

Table of Contents:

I.   Introduction
3D Printer market at inflection point
The new tool gets newer
Current use or future plans for 3D printing

II.  Defining 3D Printing/Additive Manufacturing

III. Technologies that Add
The significant technologies
Raw media in 3D printing/additive manufacturing
Material makers
Hardware plays
Hardware companies
Software and IP plays
Intellectual property libraries proliferate

IV. Which Industries are Printing What?
Automotive
Aerospace
Construction
Electronics
Bio-medical
Defense

V.  Financing
The explosion after 2009

VI. Concerns and Hurdles
Weapons
Securing proprietary data
Green doubts
Sluggish throughpu

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