Global 3D Printing Software & Services Market 2017-2021 - Market to Grow at a CAGR of 25.2% to Reach $4.5 Billion

Dublin, Nov. 27, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Global 3D Printing Software & Services Market - Analysis and Forecast (2017 to 2021)" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering.

The global 3D printing software and services market is expected to reach $4,526.6 million by 2021, registering a CAGR of 25.2% between 2017 and 2021.

The report is a compilation of different segments of global 3D printing software and services market including market breakdown by software type, service type, service by material used, service by technology, service by application, service by end use industry and geographical location. It also includes sections on competitive insights and market dynamics. Herein, the revenue generated from software and services is tracked to calculate the market size. While highlighting the key driving and restraining forces for this market, the report also provides a comprehensive section of the application areas of the 3D printing software and services market. It also details the key participants involved in the industry.

The factors driving the 3DP software and services market include high investment cost of 3D printers, strong growth in medical industry, growing demand from manufacturing sectors, ease of developing customized products, government initiatives and rising investments for research and development (R&D). However, high cost and complexity of 3DP software, lack of technical expertise, quality and functionality of 3D printed products, legal issues and environmental issues are some of the factors which are hampering the growth of 3D printing software and services market.

Opportunities in the emerging economies, opportunities in emerging application verticals, development of more user friendly software and opportunity to enhance the supply chain management are expected to create growth prospects for the 3DP software and services market.

Stratasys, 3D Systems, Dassault Systemes, Autodesk, Siemens, Materialise NV, Prodways, Voxeljet, Exone, Protolabs, and PTC are few of the major industry players that have adopted this strategy to grow their business.

Key Topics Covered:

1 Research Scope and Methodology
1.1 Report Scope
1.2 Global 3DP Software and Services Market Research Methodology

2 Market Dynamics
2.1 Drivers
2.1.1 High Investment Cost of 3D Printers
2.1.2 Strong Growth in Medical Industry
2.1.3 Growing Demand from Various Manufacturing Sectors
2.1.4 Ease of Developing Customized 3DP Products
2.1.5 Government Initiatives and Rising Investments for R&D
2.2 Restraints
2.2.1 High Cost and Complexity of 3DP Software
2.2.2 Lack of Technical Expertise
2.2.3 Quality and Functionality of 3DP Products
2.2.4 Legal Issues
2.2.5 Environmental Issues
2.3 Opportunities
2.3.1 Opportunities in Emerging Economies
2.3.2 Growing Demand in Emerging Applications
2.3.3 Development of More User Friendly Software
2.3.4 Opportunity to Enhance the Supply Chain Management

3 Competitive Insights
3.1 Key Strategies and Developments
3.1.1 Partnerships, Agreements, and Collaborations
3.1.2 New Product Launches and Product Developments
3.1.3 Business Expansions
3.1.4 Mergers and Acquisitions
3.1.5 Other Developments
3.2 Market Share Analysis
3.2.1 Market Share Analysis of 3D Printing Services Market
3.3 Opportunity Matrix Analysis
3.4 Country Share Analysis

4 Industry Analysis
4.1 Supply Chain Analysis
4.2 Industry Attractiveness
4.2.1 Industry Attractiveness of 3D Printing Software Market Bargaining Power of Buyers Bargaining Power of Suppliers Threat of Substitutes Threat of New Entrants Intensity of Competitive Rivalry
4.2.2 Industry Attractiveness of 3D Printing Services Market Bargaining Power of Buyers Bargaining Power of Suppliers Threat of Substitutes Threat of New Entrants Intensity of Competitive Rivalry
4.3 R&D Analysis of Leading Players

5 Global 3D Printing Software Market
5.1 Assumptions and Limitations for Analysis and Forecast of Global 3D Printing Software and Services Market
5.2 Global 3D Printing Software Market, by Software Type
5.2.1 3D Designing Software
5.2.2 Data Preparation Software
5.2.3 Simulation Software
5.2.4 Machine Control Software
5.3 Global 3D Printing Software Market, by Region

6 Global 3D Printing Services Market
6.1 Global 3D Printing Services Market, by Service Type
6.1.1 Print on Demand Services
6.1.2 After Sales and Maintenance Services
6.1.3 Others
6.2 Global 3D Printing Services Market, by 3D Printed Material Type
6.2.1 Photopolymer
6.2.2 Plastic
6.2.3 Metal and Metal Alloys Titanium Gold and Silver Others (Cobalt, Aluminium, Nickel) Cobalt Chrome Alloys Copper and its Alloys Nickel and its Alloy Stainless Steel Tungsten and its Alloys
6.2.4 Ceramic
6.2.5 Others Composites Laywood Laybrick Bendlay Paper and wax
6.3 Global 3D Printing Services Market, by Technology
6.3.1 Material Extrusion Fused Deposition Technology (FDM)
6.3.2 Powder Bed Fusion Laser Sintering Direct Metal Laser Sintering (DMLS) Electron Beam Melting (EBM) Selective Heat Sintering (SHS) Selective Laser Melting (SLM) Laser Engineered Net Shaping (LENS) Direct Metal Deposition (DMD)
6.3.3 VAT Photopolymerization Stereolithography (SLA) Digital Light Processing (DLP) Continuous Liquid Interface Production (CLIP)
6.3.4 Binder Jetting
6.3.5 Material Jetting Polyjet Printing Multijet Printing (MJP) ColorJet Printing (CJP)
6.3.6 Others Direct Energy Deposition (DED) Laminated Object Manufacturing (LOM) Vacuum Casting Lithography based Ceramic Manufacturing (LCM) Aerosol Jet
6.4 Global 3D Printing Services Market, by Application
6.4.1 Functional Models/Functional Prototyping
6.4.2 Artistic Items
6.4.3 Spare Parts
6.4.4 Research Models
6.4.5 Custom Parts
6.4.6 Device Covers
6.4.7 Presentation Models
6.4.8 Short Run Series Production
6.4.9 Others
6.5 Global 3D Printing Services Market, by End Use Industry
6.5.1 Automotive Industry
6.5.2 Consumer Industry
6.5.3 Medical Industry Implants and Prosthetics Dental Tissue Engineering
6.5.4 Aerospace Industry Prototyping Engine and Engine Parts Repair Application
6.5.5 Education and Research Industry
6.5.6 Government and Military
6.5.7 Architecture Industry
6.5.8 Others
6.6 Global 3D Printing Services Market, by Region

7 Global 3D Printing Software and Services Market, by Region

8 Company Profiles

  • Artec 3D
  • citim GmbH
  • Dassault Systmes
  • Digital Mechanics AB
  • Doob Group AG
  • GPI Prototype & Manufacturing Services, INC.
  • Imaginarium
  • Made In Space
  • Materialise NV
  • Organovo Holdings, INC.
  • PTC, Inc.
  • Pixologic, Inc.
  • Prodways
  • Proto Labs, Inc.
  • Sciaky Inc.
  • Sculpteo
  • Shapeways
  • Siemens PLM Software Inc.
  • Star Rapid
  • The ExOne Company
  • Trimble Inc.
  • VoxelJet AG

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