DUBLIN–()–The “Global Market for 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing 2024-2035” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.

Additive manufacturing (AM, also known as 3D printing) is an advanced manufacturing technique that has enabled progress in the design and fabrication of complex structures with tuneable properties. The Global Market for 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing 2024-2035 report examines the global market for 3D printing hardware, materials, and services – forecasting growth from 2018 to 2035. It assesses hardware unit sales and revenues by technology including vat photopolymerization, material jetting, binder jetting, material extrusion, powder bed fusion, and directed energy deposition.

Global demand is analyzed for polymers, metals, ceramics, and composite materials in both volume and revenue terms. Regional splits are provided for North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and Rest of World. The report profiles over 200 companies involved in 3D printer manufacturing, materials production, software, and service provision.

Key end-user markets analyzed include aerospace, medical and dental devices, architecture, automotive, consumer products, industrial machinery, electronics, energy, oil and gas, marine sectors, and food printing. Dozens of product examples showcase applications across these industries.

Trends assessed in 3D printing hardware encompass throughput, multi-material printing, quality, large format, and desktop systems. The latest developments in polymers, metals, ceramics, nanocomposites, and smart materials are reviewed as well.

The report examines the role of additive manufacturing in prototyping, tooling production, and certified end-part manufacturing. Other aspects include design software, process simulation, automation, quality assurance, post-processing, and sustainability impacts.

Report contents include:

  • Global market forecasts for AM hardware, materials, and services from 2018-2035

  • Analysis of AM hardware by technology type – unit sales and revenues

  • Assessment of polymer, metal, ceramic, composite material demand

  • Profiles of 200 leading and emerging companies across the AM value chain. Companies profiled include 3DCERAM, Additive Industries, Admatec Europe, Bright Laser Technologies, Desktop Metal, Eplus3D, Fabric8Labs, Freeform, GE Additive, MADDE, Quantica, SLM Solutions, Seurat Technologies, Stratasys Direct, Tethon3D, TRUMPF, Velo3D, Xjet and Ziknes.

  • AM market growth drivers and latest industry trends

  • Role of AM in prototyping, tooling, and end-part production

  • AM applications in aerospace, medical, architecture, automotive, consumer, electronics and energy sectors

  • Impact of AM on manufacturing, supply chains, sustainability

  • Post-processing, quality assurance, simulation, automation in AM

  • Latest progress with polymers, metals, ceramics and nanocomposites for AM

  • Regional market demand analysis across North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, RoW


Key Topics Covered:



2.1 Additive Manufacturing (AM) and 3D printing

2.2 Market growth drivers

2.3 Trends in additive manufacturing

2.4 Market players

2.4.1 Market map

2.4.2 Printer Manufacturers

2.4.3 Materials Companies

2.4.4 Software Firms

2.4.5 Service Bureaus

2.5 Market Outlook

2.5.1 Printer Hardware Advancements

2.5.2 Software and Design Advancements

2.5.3 Manufacturing and Supply Chain Impact

2.5.4 Sustainability Impact

2.5.5 Industry Growth Projections

2.6 Challenges and Limitations

2.7 Recent market news and investments

2.8 Global market 2018-2035


3.1 Overview of Additive Manufacturing

3.2 History of Additive Manufacturing

3.3 Industries

3.4 Additive Manufacturing Processes

3.5 Materials

3.6 Desktop 3D printers

3.7 Key considerations for material compatibility


4.1 Overview

4.2 Trends

4.3 Hardware

4.4 Materials

4.5 Market players

4.6 Historical and forecasted markets


5.1 Overview

5.2 Trends

5.3 Hardware

5.4 Materials

5.5 Market players

5.6 Historical and forecasted markets


6.1 Overview

6.2 Hardware

6.3 Materials

6.4 Market players

6.5 Historical and forecasted markets


7.1 Overview

7.2 Trends

7.3 Hardware

7.4 Materials

7.5 Market players

7.6 Historical and forecasted markets


8.1 Process monitoring

8.2 Metal vs. Polymer in Post-processing

8.3 Post-processing Approaches

8.4 Polymer post-processing

8.5 Metal post-processing

8.6 Sustainability in Post-processing


9.1 Service providers

9.2 AM software


10.1 Prototypes

10.2 Tools

10.3 Final parts

10.4 Aerospace

10.5 Medical and Dental

10.6 Architecture & Construction

10.7 Automotive

10.8 Consumer Products

10.9 Energy

10.10 Industrial machinery and tooling

10.11 Electronics

10.12 Energy

10.13 Oil & gas

10.14 Marine

10.15 3D-printed food


A Selection of Companies Profiled include:


  • Additive Industries

  • Admatec Europe

  • Bright Laser Technologies

  • Desktop Metal

  • Eplus3D

  • Fabric8Labs

  • Freeform

  • GE Additive


  • Quantica

  • SLM Solutions

  • Seurat Technologies

  • Stratasys Direct

  • Tethon3D


  • Velo3D

  • Xjet

  • Ziknes

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