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Mar 2017 - Market Perspective - Doc # US42330017

3D Printing/Additive Manufacturing "Ones to Watch," 2017

Authors: Keith Kmetz, Tim Greene

This IDC Market Perspective analyzes key market trends, technology segments, and manufacturers that bear close monitoring through 2017. The IDC "3D Printing: Ones to Watch in 2017" reviews some of the important developments in the 3D printing ecosystem such as:

  • Materials providers and user companies acquiring 3D printer vendors
  • Document printing companies' entry into 3D printing
  • Current market leaders and what happens to them
  • 3D printer software development
  • Inkjet developments
  • 3D printer services companies
  • Up-and-coming current 3D printer companies
  • New entries from Asia
  • Consumer market developments

"3D printing/additive manufacturing has been identified by IDC as an innovation accelerator. As such the market moves very fast, so we're excited about key areas within the 3D printing market where we expect game-changing developments in 2017." — Tim Greene, research director in IDC's Hardcopy Solutions group

Subscriptions Covered

3D Printing

Companies Covered

SAP AG, Adobe Systems Incorporated, Stratasys Ltd., 3D Systems, Inc.

Regions Covered


Topics Covered

3D Printer, Print services

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