With limitless opportunities, the market for 3D printing is growing by leaps and bounds. What does the future hold for this technology? The possibilities are endless. Here are some interesting, key findings from HUBS about 3D printing trends.
The 3D printing market is forecasted to almost triple in size over the next 4 years, reaching a value of $44.5bn in 2026
68% of engineering businesses used 3D printing more in 2021 than in 2020
3D printing has evolved beyond a rapid prototyping technology only and engineers are using 3D printing for larger production run. 49% printed 10+ parts in their production runs, compared to 36% in 2021.
44% of engineering businesses predict the top development in 2022 will be new materials and composites
The 3D Printing Trend Report presents expert insights gained by analyzing three main data sources:
A survey conducted by Hubs with engineering businesses
A systematic review of the news reported by the media
Market trends through a comparison of market analyst reports