Global 3D Printing Materials Market – Drivers, Opportunities, Trends & Forecasts up to 2020

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3D printing materials are materials, which are used to create 3D objects under computer control using 3D printing technology. The increasing use of 3D printing technology in the dental and orthopedic applications along with automotive industry is driving the 3D printing materials market. The recent innovation driven growth in bio-applications for the 3D printing technology, has also led to rise in the demand of the 3D printing materials in the market.

Plastics segment dominates the 3D printing materials market by type because of its greater strength. The healthcare industry is expected to increase its dominance due to introduction of novel application areas of 3D printing technology.  North America is the major contributor for 3D printing materials market with US contributing to the major share at the regional level. Germany holds the major regional market share in the Europe. The market is distributed among many regional and global level vendors with some of the prominent companies being 3D Systems Corporation, Solvay S.A. and Koninklijke DSM N.V., among many others.

The study of the global ensures a 360° view, bringing out the complete key insights of the industry. These insights help the business decision makers to make better business plans and informed decisions for the future business. In addition, the study helps the venture capitalist in understanding the companies better and take informed decisions.

Report Scope:

  • Types
    • Ceramics
    • Metals
    • Plastics
    • Others
  • End-Use Industries
    • Aerospace
    • Automotive
    • Consumer Products
    • Healthcare
    • Others (Defense, Education and Research)
  • Regions
    • Asia Pacific
    • Europe
    • North America
    • Rest of the World
  • Industry outlook: market trends and drivers, restraints, and opportunities

1. Report Outline

1.1             Introduction

1.2             Report Scope

1.3             Market Definitions

1.4             Research Methodology

1.4.1               Data Collation & In-House Estimation

1.4.2               Market Triangulation

1.4.3               Forecasting

1.5             Study Declarations

1.6             Report Assumptions

1.7             Stakeholders

2       Executive Summary

3       Market Positioning

3.1             Total Addressable Market (TAM): Printing Materials

3.1.1               Market Overview

3.1.2               Major Trends

3.2             Segmented Addressable Market (SAM)

3.3             Related Markets

4       Market Outlook

4.1             Overview

4.2             Value Chain Analysis

4.3             PESTLE Analysis

4.4             Porter 5 (Five) Forces Analysis

4.5             Patents Analysis

5       Market Characteristics

5.1             Market Segmentation

5.2             Market Dynamics

5.2.1               Drivers

5.2.2               Restraints

5.2.3               Opportunities

5.2.4               DRO – Impact Analysis

6       3D Printing Materials Type: Market Size and Analysis

6.1             Overview

6.2             Ceramics

6.3             Metals

6.4             Plastics

6.5             Vendor Profiles

 (Overview, products/services, geographic revenues, recent developments, business focus, SWOT analysis and business strategy for all vendors)

7       Geosynthetics End-Use Industries: Market Size and Analysis

7.1             Overview

7.2             Aerospace

7.3             Automotive

7.4             Consumer Products

7.5             Healthcare

7.6             Customer Profiles

 (Overview, product usage, geographic revenues, recent developments, and business strategy for all customers)

8       Regions: Market Size and Analysis

8.1             Overview

8.2             North America

8.3             Europe

8.4             Asia Pacific

8.5             Rest of the World

9       Companies To Watch For

10     Competitive Landscape

10.1           Competitor Product & Geography Benchmarking

10.2           Market Landscape

10.2.1             Key Strategies Adopted



Infoholic research works on a holistic 360° approach in order to deliver high quality, validated and reliable information in our market reports. The Market estimation and forecasting involves following steps:

  • Data Collation (Primary & Secondary)
  • In-house Estimation (Based on proprietary data bases and Models)
  • Market Triangulation
  • Forecasting

infoholic Research Methodology

Market related information is congregated from both primary and secondary sources.

Primary sources involved participants from all global stakeholders such as Solution providers, service providers, Industry associations, thought leaders etc. across levels such as CXOs, VPs and managers. Plus, our in-house industry experts having decades of industry experience contribute their consulting and advisory services.

Secondary sources include public sources such as regulatory frameworks, government IT spending, government demographic indicators, industry association statistics, and company publications along with paid sources such as Factiva, OneSource, Bloomberg among others.