Charlottesville VA: SmarTech Publishing now offers customized consulting, providing clients with industry analysis and forecasts in the 3D printing (3DP)/Additive Manufacturing (AM) space that go well beyond what is available in published market research reports. Among the areas covered by SmarTech Publishing’s consulting practice are:
- Opportunity spotting
- Product differentiation and new product introduction
- Pricing strategy
- M&A, due diligence and support for investor presentations
- Technology appraisal and scouting
- Competitive analysis
Leveraging our years as insider analysts in the 3DP/AM space, SmarTech Publishing is ahead of the curve in understanding where companies should make their 3DP investments.
The SmarTech Publishing Consulting Process
Through focused industry analysis and market research SmarTech Publishing assists clients in formulating 3DP/AM strategies and selling propositions for maximum competitive advantage. We also have in-house capability to appraise the advantage that firms in the 3DP/additive manufacturing space acquire through superior patents and other IP.
We assist clients through targeted end-user interviews to help better understand what features, performance, functions, bells and whistles impress customers. We also have an extensive panel of insider technical and business contacts in the aerospace, automotive, medical, dentistry, consumer goods and materials industries that provide us with feedback on what their requirements are for 3DP products and services.
In addition, we carry out comparative studies of marketing and design strategies that are being used in the 3DP marketplace determining their successes, failures, pros and cons. For our clients seeking to impress investors, we assist through building convincing presentations and business plans that include third-party assessments and forecasts of markets, as well as messaging that is focused on the issues that concern venture capitalists and other investors.
SmarTech Publishing’s Expertise in 3DP/AM Market Forecasts
Our projects typically utilize SmarTech Publishing’s proprietary forecasting models, which provide projections in both volume and revenue terms for specific types of printers and 3DP materials, as well as service revenues.
We are unique in having in-house models of the entire additive manufacturing sector that offer numerous breakouts and projections and are able to customize these models to the needs of our clients. Our forecasting methodology has been tried and tested in several high-technology industries over the past 35 years.
SmarTech Publishing’s extensive experience of the patterns of technology development enables us to provide detailed roadmaps for new 3DP technologies showing the timeframes for the evolution of the latest 3DP advancements. We also provide revenue scenarios for these technologies and insight into which startups we expect to be commercially successful in these new areas, as well as an assessment of the challenges that the latest 3DP technologies need to overcome.
SmarTech Publishing’s Consulting Team and Methodology
Our analysts are experienced in understanding how high-technology industries – and the 3DP/AM business in particular – operate with regard to marketing, business development, product design and finance. And in addition to authoring the most insightful market studies available, our analysts have also spoken at may prestigious industry conferences such as RAPID, Additive Manufacturing Europe, Additive Aerospace and Additive Disruption.
SmarTech Publishing is well embedded within the 3DP community and has numerous insider contacts on which it draws in order to better understand the dynamics of this rapidly evolving business:
- Our contacts include business development executives, marketing and product managers, scientists and executives and include many “C” level executives in the additive manufacturing industry. We also have strong relationships with end users who help us better understand market opportunities and where they exist.
- To carry out our work in the competitive analysis of 3DP companies we also make use of the most up-to-date published sources, financials, IP database analysis and customer interviews to enable clients to understand how their competitors’ product/market strategies impinge on their own business and what opportunities and challenges these strategies present.
- SmarTech Publishing also conducts on-line/e-mail surveys and uses these as the basis for backing up an analytical study or drawing statistically valid conclusions.
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About SmarTech Publishing
SmarTech Publishing has a client roster that includes the largest 3D printer firms, materials firms and investors in the world. We have also published reports on most of the important revenue opportunities in the 3D printing sector including personal printers, low-volume manufacturing, 3D printing materials, medical/dental applications, aerospace and other promising 3D market segments.
To discuss your consulting needs please contact:
Lawrence Gasman at