Additive Manufacturing: Review Of Opportunities In Key Industries 2015

Report # SMP-AM-AROF-1115
Published November 13, 2015

Additive manufacturing continued its rapid expansion in 2015, with key adopting industries investing significantly in research and development projects, hardware, and expertise. This activity has continued to advance solutions and applications for various print technologies for prototyping, tooling, and most importantly final part manufacturing. In this report, SmarTech provides exclusive and never before possible access to key market data and analysis featured across five key industries adopting 3D printing including aerospace, automotive, medical, dental, and jewelry.

For those stakeholders with a broad, global market interest in 3D printing technology and applications, this report provides both major driving adoption trends and findings in each industry segment of 3D printing, as well as a wealth of in-depth market forecast data as modeled by SmarTech’s industry leading methodologies and market models for 3D printing technology.

Market data included in this report features 10 year forecasts of revenues for various 3D printing technologies, materials, printing services, software, as well as printer shipments by each print technology category across five major adopting industries.

Printer manufacturers, providers of print solutions and services, and potential print technology and component developers will find this unprecedented access to a wide variety of SmarTech market data and review of key annual findings critical to planning future initiatives in the 3D printing industry for 2016 and beyond.

PAGE COUNT FOR THIS REPORT: 108

Chapter One: Analyzing the Complete 3D Printing Industry and Associated Opportunities 
1.1 About this Report
1.1.1 Considerations for Cross-Industry Hardware Data Analysis
1.1.2 Considerations for Cross-Industry 3D Printing Service Revenue Data Analysis
1.1.3 Market Segments Utilizing 3D Printing Not Included in This Study
1.2 Creating a Total Market Opportunity Picture
1.3 Global 3D Printing Technology Report Cards
1.4 Review of 2015 3D Printing Market Megatrends
1.4.1 Move Towards Manufacturing Continues to Shift Value Proposition for 3D Printing
1.4.2 3D Printers as a Strategic Investment With Less Quantifiable Value
1.4.3 Competitive Forces Will Finally Begin to Move the Needle for Evolution in Established 3D Print Technologies in 2016
1.4.4 Excess Hardware Capacity Threats – Real or Not?
Chapter Two: Review of 3D Printing in Aerospace 2015 
2.1 Major Trends in Commercial and General Aviation Related to 3D Printing
2.1.1 Commercial Aviation Industry Trends Influencing 3DP Adoption and Opportunities
2.1.1.1 Building Value in AM Today Through Small Innovations Key to Growing AM in Step-Change Aerospace Industry
2.1.1.2 Record Commercial Growth Expected in Various Commercial and Civil Aircraft
2.2 Current State of AM in Commercial Aerospace
2.2.1 CAD Tool Optimization for Additive Manufacturing of Aerospace Components
2.2.2 Interrelationship Between Space and Defense Markets and Commercial Markets Creating Mutual Benefit for 3D Printing Adoption
2.2.3 Moving Beyond Airplanes
2.3 Opportunities for Aerospace 3D Printing in Non-Commercial Markets
2.3.1 Market Factors in Space and Defense Influencing 3D Print Adoption
2.4 Extracting Value from Additive Manufacturing in Non-Commercial Applications
2.4.1 Additive Manufacturing Value in Space Vehicles
2.4.2 Additive Manufacturing Value in Large Satellites
2.4.3 Additive Manufacturing Value in Small Satellites
2.4.4 Additive Manufacturing Benefits in Space Applications
2.4.5 Additive Manufacturing Value in Military Aircraft
2.4.6 Additive Manufacturing Value in Missile Systems and UAVs
2.5 Review of Market Forecast Data for 3D Printing in Aerospace
Chapter Three: Review of 3D Printing in Automotive 2015
3.1 SmarTech Markets' Automotive 3D Printing Adoption Model
3.2 Importance of 3D Printed Prototypes in Automotive Production Cycles
3.2.1 Increasing Creativity in Design to Produce Better Automobiles
3.2.2 Enhancing Design Efficiency
3.3 Advancing Use of 3D Printing in the Automotive Industry
3.3.1 Considerations for Manufacture of End-Use Parts in Commercial Automobile Markets
3.4 Review of Market Forecast Data for 3D Printing in Automotive
Chapter Four: Review of 3D Printing in Medical and Dental Markets 2015 
4.1 Introduction to Medical 3D Printing Markets
4.2 Understanding Key Users of Printed Medical Parts
4.3 The Power of 3D Print Enabled Technologies in Medical Applications
4.3.1 The Role of Medical Imaging In 3D Printed Medical Applications
4.3.2 The Importance and Opportunity for Software in 3D Printed Medical Applications
4.4 Review of Findings in Key Medical 3D Printing Application Areas
4.4.1 Medical Modeling
4.4.2 Orthopedic and Other Implants
4.4.3 Prosthetics and Related Components
4.4.4 Surgical Tools and Guides
4.5 Introduction to 3D Printing in Dental Markets
4.6 Trends in Traditional Dentistry Affecting the Future of 3D Printed Dentistry
4.7 Importance of Geographic Factors in Development of 3D Printing Dental Markets
4.8 Review of Market Forecast Data for 3D Printing in Medical and Dental
Chapter Five: Review of 3D Printing in Jewelry 2015
5.1 Next Generation of 3D Printing in Jewelry: Direct Fabrication Via Powder Bed Fusion
5.2 Low-Cost Printers to Significantly Affect Jewelry 3D Printing Market
5.3 Review of Review of Market Forecast Data for 3D Printing in Jewelry
About SmarTech Markets Publishing
About the Analyst
Acronyms and Abbreviations Used In this Report 

List of Exhibits
Exhibit 1-1: Summary of Key Market Opportunities for Polymer Powder Bed Fusion Hardware
Exhibit 1-2: Summary of Key Market Opportunities for Metal Powder Bed Fusion Hardware
Exhibit 1-3: Summary of Key Market Opportunities for Photopolymerization Hardware
Exhibit 1-4: Summary of Key Market Opportunities for Material Extrusion Hardware
Exhibit 1-5: Summary of Key Market Opportunities for Material Jetting Hardware
Exhibit 1-6: Summary of Key Market Opportunities for Binder Jetting Hardware
Exhibit 1-7: Summary of Key Market Opportunities for Directed Energy Deposition Hardware
Exhibit 1-8: Summary of Key Market Opportunities for Laminated Object Manufacturing Hardware
Exhibit 1-9: Experimental Hierarchy Additive Manufacturing Adoption Model
Exhibit 2-1: Framework for Aerospace Manufacturing Innovation
Exhibit 2-2: Penetration of 3DP in the Aerospace Manufacturing Innovation Framework
Exhibit 2-3: Evolving Domains of 3D Printing Exploration in Aerospace
Exhibit 2-4: Summary of Benefits Extracted from AM in Space Applications
Exhibit 2-5: Total Projected Aerospace 3D Printing Revenues, by Category, 2014-2024
Exhibit 2-6: Total Projected Aerospace 3D Printer Annual Unit Shipments, by Print Technology, 2014-2024
Exhibit 2-7: Total Projected Aerospace 3D Printer Hardware Revenue, by Print Technology, 2014-2024
Exhibit 2-8: Total Projected Aerospace 3D Printing Material Revenue, by Category, 2014-2024
Exhibit 2-9: Total Projected Aerospace 3D Printing Services & Software Revenue, 2014-2024
Exhibit 3-1: Automotive Industry Adoption Model for 3D Printing
Exhibit 3-2: Automotive Industry Adoption Model for 3D Printing
Exhibit 3-3: Automotive Manufacturing Requirements Influencing Next Generation Vehicles
Exhibit 3-4: Total Projected Automotive 3D Printing Revenues, by Category, 2014-2023
Exhibit 3-5: Total Projected Automotive 3D Printer Annual Unit Shipments, by Print Technology, 2014-2023
Exhibit 3-6: Total Projected Automotive 3D Printer Hardware Revenue, by Print Technology, 2014-2023
Exhibit 3-7: Total Projected Automotive 3D Printing Material Revenue, by Category, 2014-2023
Exhibit 3-8: Total Projected Automotive 3D Printing Services & Software Revenue, 2014-2023
Exhibit 4-1: Current Adoption Level for Major Medical Components by Group
Exhibit 4-2: Potential Adoption Level for Major Medical Components by Group
Exhibit 4-3: Medical 3D Printing Stakeholder Profiles
Exhibit 4-4: Beneficial Traits of 3D Printed Orthopedic Implants
Exhibit 4-5: Summary of Value of 3D Printing Technology in Dental Markets
Exhibit 4-6: Geographic Characterizations of the Current Adoption of Dental 3D Printing Technology
Exhibit 4-7: Total Projected Medical 3D Printing Revenues, by Category, 2014-2024
Exhibit 4-8: Total Projected Medical 3D Printer Annual Unit Shipments, by Print Technology, 2014-2024
Exhibit 4-9: Total Projected Medical 3D Printer Hardware Revenue, by Print Technology, 2014-2024
Exhibit 4-10: Total Projected Medical 3D Printing Material Revenue, by Category, 2014-2024
Exhibit 4-11: Total Projected Medical 3D Printing Services & Software Revenue, 2014-2024
Exhibit 4-12: Total Projected Dental 3D Printing Revenues, by Category, 2014-2024
Exhibit 4-13: Total Projected Dental 3D Printer Annual Unit Shipments, by Print Technology, 2014-2024
Exhibit 4-14: Total Projected Dental 3D Printer Hardware Revenue, by Print Technology, 2014-2024
Exhibit 4-15: Total Projected Dental 3D Printing Material Revenue, by Category, 2014-2024
Exhibit 4-16: Total Projected Dental 3D Printing Services & Software Revenue, 2014-2024
Exhibit 5-1: Benefits of Directly Fabricated Jewelry via AM versus Investment Casting
Exhibit 5-2: Total Projected Jewelry 3D Printing Revenues, by Category, 2014-2024
Exhibit 5-3: Total Projected Jewelry 3D Printer Annual Unit Shipments, by Print Technology, 2014-2024
Exhibit 5-4: Total Projected Jewelry 3D Printer Hardware Revenue, by Print Technology, 2014-2024
Exhibit 5-5: Total Projected Jewelry 3D Printing Material Revenue, by Category, 2014-2024
Exhibit 5-6: Total Projected Jewelry 3D Printing Services & Software Revenue, 2014-2024


Single User License (one computer) ($5,995.00)Group User License (Up To Five Computers) ($6,995.00)Enterprise User License (Unlimited Computers Within Your Organization) ($7,995.00)
Clear
  • Once you make a purchase with SmarTech, you will receive:
    • Automatic receipt and order confirmation
    • Personal customer service representative for your order
    • Report/Service emailed within 24 Hours (rush service available)
    • Printable protected PDF with personal login
    • Paid invoice for your records
  • You can be assured on the high-quality of the analysis based on our years in business and the many leading firms who have bought from us. For a partial list of our clients click here