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Japan Semiannual 3D Printer Tracker

IDC's Japan Semiannual 3D Printer Tracker® satisfies the growing demand for detailed, timely, and accurate information on the Japan 3D printer market. At the core of the product is a comprehensive electronic database detailing changes and trends in this competitive market. It includes powerful query capabilities via analysis filters such as product and price band. This product provides insightful analysis and quarterly updates, including five-year forecasts.


Technology Coverage

This tracker provides total market size and vendor share for the following technology areas. Measurement for this tracker is in model level shipments and end-user revenue.

Core Coverage

  • Product: Fused deposition modeling (FDM)/fused filament fabrication (FFF), laminated object manufacturing (LOM)/select deposition lamination (SDL), material jetting, sintering and melting, stereo lithography (SLA), and others
  • Price band (¥): -99.9K, 100K-249.9K, 250K-499.9K, 500K-999.9K, 1,000K-2,499.9K, 2,500K-4,999.9K, 5,000K-9,999.9K, 10,000K-24,999.9K, 25,000K-49,999.9K, 50,000K-99,999.9K, and 100,000K+

Geographic Scope

  • Japan

Data Deliverables

This tracker is delivered on a semiannual basis via a web-based interface for online querying and downloads. For a complete delivery schedule please contact an IDC sales representative. Deliverables for this tracker are:

  • Historical data
  • Forecast data

Forecast Coverage

Forecasts for this tracker are updated semiannual and includes five-year historical data and five-year annual forecast data. Examples of the forecasts included in this tracker are as follows:

Core Forecast Coverage

  • Product: Fused deposition modeling/fused filament fabrication, laminated object manufacturing/select deposition lamination, material jetting, sintering and melting, stereo lithography, and others

IDC's Tracker Methodology

IDC's tracker data is developed using a rigorous methodology that includes well-planned and well-coordinated local, regional, and worldwide data cross-checks combined with a proprietary advanced data consolidation and analysis data platform managed by IDC's Worldwide Tracker organization. Data sources used in the process of determining IDC's tracker numbers include, but are not limited to:

  • In-country local vendor interviews
  • Distribution data feeds
  • Worldwide and regional vendor guidance
  • ODM data
  • In-country local channel partner discussions
  • Import records
  • Feedback from component suppliers
  • Vendor briefings and public financial reports

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Meet the Experts
Eiji Ishida

Group Manager, Imaging, Printing and Document Solutions, IDC Japan

Tomoko Mitani

Research Manager, Imaging, Printing and Document Solutions, IDC Japan