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3d printing materials market
3D Printing Materials Market by Type Plastics (PLA, ABS, PVA), Metals (Titanium, Steel, Silver), Ceramics]; By Form (Filament, Powder, Liquid); Application (Aerospace, Automotive, Industrial, Healthcare) - (2013 - 2020)
Report Code : CMR 0001
Published: 10 September, 2015   No. of pages: 135

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3D Printing materials refers to the materials opted in 3D printing for creating 3D objects. These materials are added in layers to create the 3-Dimensional objects.   With the advancements in science and technologies, certain materials are used for designing exact object for more precise results. 3D printing caters to huge application market in medical implants, aircraft, automobiles and many more.

The report on 3D Printing Materials is segmented based on their types that include Plastics, Metals, Ceramics and others. These materials are further sub-segmented to give exhaustive analysis of the types of the materials used in 3D Printing. The report is categorized by class comprising of Consumer, Professional and Industrial. 3D Printing materials utilize its application in numerous verticals consisting of Consumer, Aerospace & Defense, Automotive, Medical, Education and Others. The report is also segmented based on its geographic region comprising of North America, Asia-Pacific, Europe and Rest of the World.

3D Printing Materials Market

3D printing materials market
in 2015 was dominated by Americas regions and it is likely to retain its market leadership in future.  The adoption of 3D printers to visualize and to create extremely customized products will accelerate the 3D printing market which will raise the demands of 3D printing materials. The massive application of 3D printers in medical sector for creating artificial organs such as kidney cells, cardiac tissue, human liver and other human tissues for transplanting is driving the demand of 3D printing materials. Furthermore, cancer cells and other disease cells are also printed to examine and research on the growing cause of these diseases to provide better drugs and therapy to the patients.

Key players in the 3D printing materials market include:
  • 3D Systems, Inc. (U.S.),
  • Arcam (Sweden),
  • Stratasys Ltd. (U.S.),
  • Materialise NV (Belgium),
  • ExOne GmbH (Germany).

The methodology for estimating the 3D Printing Material Market has been highly dependent upon the area of application. The various 3D printing materials present in the market can offer broad range of features to the final product. Therefore, the use of 3D printing materials along with the printing equipment has been studied in detail for each of the applications separately. Moreover, the associated market such as 3D Printing, 3D printing in Healthcare and Printed & Flexible Electronics was kept as reference for forecasting the market. Simultaneously, the companies involved at component, manufacturing, integration and distribution levels were also studied from the perspective of their product portfolio, geographical presence, annual turnover and few other parameters to substantiate the estimations. All these estimations were further validated via a thorough primary research with industry experts.
1. Global 3D Printing Materials Overview
   1.1. Introduction
   1.2. Stakeholders. 
2. Executive Summary
3. Global 3D Printing Materials Landscape.  
   3.1. Market Share Analysis
   3.2. Comparative Analysis
      3.2.1. Product Benchmarking
   3.3. Patent Analysis
   3.4. Top 5 Financials Analysis
4. 3D Printing Materials Market Forces
   4.1. Market Drivers
       4.1.1. Increased Use Of 3D Printers And Its Materials In Household Applications
       4.1.2. Increasing Demand In Medical Industry
       4.1.3. Increasing Investments In R&D Department Of 3D Printing Industry
       4.1.4. Increasing Demand In Architectural Industry
   4.2. Market Constraints
       4.2.1. Limited Types Of Materials Are Accessible By A Printer
       4.2.2. High Costs Of Printers And Materials For Professional And Industrial Applications
   4.3. Market Challenges
       4.3.1. Sustainability Of New Entrants
       4.3.2. Supply Of Low Cost Metal Powders For Aerospace And Automotive Industrial Applications
   4.4. Attractiveness Of The 3D Printing Materials
       4.4.1. Power Of Suppliers
       4.4.2. Power Of Customers. 
       4.4.3. Threat Of New Entrants
    By Players
    By Materials
       4.4.4. Threat Of Substitution
       4.4.5. Degree Of Competition
5. Global 3D Printing Materials Market – Strategic Analysis
   5.1. Value Chain Analysis
   5.2. Pricing Analysis
   5.3. Opportunities Analysis
   5.4. Market Life Cycle Analysis
   5.5. Supplier And Distributor Analysis
6. 3D Printing Materials Market, By Type
   6.1. Introduction
   6.2. Plastics
       6.2.1. Polylactic Acid (Pla)
       6.2.2. Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene (ABS)
       6.2.3. Polyvinyl Alcohol (PVA)
       6.2.4. Others 
   6.3. Metals
       6.3.1. Titanium
       6.3.2. Stainless Steel
       6.3.3. Silver
       6.3.4. Others
   6.4. Ceramics
       6.4.1. Glass
       6.4.2. Silica
       6.4.3. Porcelain
       6.4.4. Others
   6.5. Others
       6.5.1. Chocolate
       6.5.2. Paper
       6.5.3. Biomaterials
7. 3D Printing Materials Market - By Class
   7.1. Introduction
   7.2. Consumer
   7.3. Professional
   7.4. Industrial
8. 3D Printing Materials Market - By Form
   8.1. Introduction
   8.2. Filament
   8.3. Powder
   8.4. Liquids
9. 3D Printing Materials Market - By Application
   9.1. Introduction
   9.2. Consumer
   9.3. Aerospace & Defense
   9.4. Automotive
   9.5. Medical & Dental
   9.6. Education
   9.7. Others
10. 3D Printing Materials Market - By Geography
   10.1. Introduction
   10.2. North America
       10.2.1. U.S.
       10.2.2. Canada
       10.2.3. Others 
   10.3. Asia-Pacific
       10.3.1. China
       10.3.2. Japan
       10.3.3. Others
   10.4. EUROPE
       10.4.1. Germany
       10.4.2. U.K.
       10.4.3. Others 
   10.5. Rest Of The World
11. Market Entropy
   11.1. Product Launches
   11.2. M&As, Collaborations, Jvs And Partnership
12. Company Profiles
   12.1. 3D Systems
   12.2. Stratasys Ltd. 
   12.3. Arcam
   12.4. Envisiontec Gmbh
   12.5. Exone Gmbh
   12.6. Materialise N.V.
   12.7. Voxeljet Ag
   12.8. Eos Gmbh Electro Optical Systems
   12.9. Formlabs
   12.10. Hoganas AB
   12.11. Madesolid
   12.12. Oxford Performance Materials
   12.13. Sculpteo, INC.
   12.14. Taulman 3D
   12.15. Tethon 3D
   12.16. Tinkerine
   12.17. Shapeways
*More than 40 Companies are profiled in this Research Report, Complete List available on Request*
"*Financials would be provided on a best efforts basis for private companies"
13. Acronyms
14. Research Methodology
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