2015 Roundup Of 3D Printing Market Forecasts And Estimates

According to Wohlers Report 2014, the worldwide 3D printing industry is now expected to grow from $3.07B in revenue in 2013 to $12.8B by 2018, and exceed $21B in worldwide revenue by 2020.

Source: Why 3D Printing Stocks Could Have a Tremendous Runway for Growth.

Wohlers Associates Worldwide 3D Printing Forecast

Prototyping (24.5%), product development (16.1%) and innovation (11.1%) are the three most common reasons companies are pursuing 3D printing.  Of those surveyed in a recent Gartner study, 37% had just one 3D printer within their organizations, with 18% owning 10 or more. The average number of printers per organization was 5.4.

Source: Gartner Survey Reveals That High Acquisition and Start-Up Costs Are Delaying Investment in 3D Printers. 

reasons to pursue 3d printing

Read more at: http://www.forbes.com/sites/louiscolumbus/2015/03/31/2015-roundup-of-3d-printing-market-forecasts-and-estimates/

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