Oct 2017 - IDC FutureScape - Doc # US43152717
IDC FutureScape: Worldwide 3D Printing 2018 Predictions
By: Roberto AlunniSenior Research Manager, IPDS, MEA, Pankaj ChawlaResearch Manager, Imaging, Printing & Document Solution, IDC Asia/Pacific, Silvia CossoResearch Manager, European Storage, Tim GreeneResearch Director, Hardcopy Solutions, Evan HardieResearch Director, Printing & Hardcopy Peripherals, Mick HeysVice President, European Imaging, Printing and Document Solutions, IDC EMEA, Keith KmetzProgram Vice President, Imaging, Printing & Document Solutions, Kimberly Knickle, Zdenek KrouzelProgram Manager, IPDS, CEMA, Mun Chun LimSenior Market Analyst, Alan S. Louie, Ph.D.Research Director, Life Sciences, Tomoko MitaniResearch Manager, Imaging, Printing and Document Solutions, IDC Japan, Wendy Mok, Max PepperResearch Analyst, Imaging, Printing and Document Solutions, Maggie TanAssociate Vice President, Imaging, Printing & Document Solution, IDC Asia/Pacific, Julio VialQuarterly Research Manager, European Quarterly Printer Market Tracker
This IDC study provides the top 10 predictions for the 3D printing market for 2018 with analysis that covers a four-year time period. The predictions are designed to provide organizational decision makers with a call-to-action plan with respect to their company's 3D printing infrastructure.
According to Keith Kmetz, program vice president, 3D Printing, "The onset of digital manufacturing means that 3D printing is positioned as a key enabler of this anticipated market development. Our predictions create a framework for IT and line-of-business executives to plan and execute 3D printing technology-related initiatives over the next three years."
Deloitte LLP, Cummins, Inc., Dassault Systemes S.A., SAP SE, Deutsche Bahn AG, Fast Radius, LLC, CREATIVE COMMONS, Adobe Systems Inc., Ricoh Company, Ltd., DATA I/O CORPORATION, Konica Minolta Holdings, Inc., HP Inc., United Parcel Service, Inc., Formlabs, Inc., CHEVRON CORPORATION, Canon Inc., Worldwide Energy and Manufacturing USA, Inc., IOT GROUP LIMITED, Johnson & Johnson Limited, Siemens AG, BASF SE, Alcoa Corp., OBJET LTD., 3D Systems, Inc.