Global 3D Printing Market

Process of 3D Printing II-54

Printing Processes II-54

Table 12: World 3D Printing Market (2013): Percentage Value

Breakdown by Printing Processes for Material Extrusion,

Material Jetting, Powder Bed Fusion, Sheet Lamination, and

Vat Photopolymerization (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-54

Table 13: World 3D Printing Market (2013): Percentage Volume Breakdown by Printing Processes for Material Extrusion,Material Jetting, Powder Bed Fusion, Sheet Lamination, and Vat Photopolymerization (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-55Comparative Analysis of 3D Printing Processes II-55Material Extrusion: II-55Material Jetting: II-56Binder Jetting: II-56Sheet Lamination: II-56Vat Photopolymerization: II-57 Powder Bed Fusion: II-57Directed Energy Disposition: II-57 3D Printing Technologies II-57 Comparative Analysis of Major 3-D Printing Technologies II-57 Comparison of Prototype Attributes of Major 3D Printing Technologies II-58Inkjet Printing II-58 Digital Light Processing (DLP) II-59 Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) II-59 Stereolithography II-59 Selective Fusing II-59Microfabrication II-59 Selective Laser Sintering (SLS) II-59Laminated Object Manufacturing (LOM) II-59 Electron Beam Melting (EBM) II-60 3D Printing Materials II-60 Applications of 3D Printing II-60 Advantages of 3D Printing II-61 Disadvantages of 3D Printing II-62 Do Benefits of 3D Printing Outweigh Costs? II-63 Future Prospects II-63

6. TECHNOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENTS II-64

University of Sheffield Augments Research on HSS Technology II-64

First Rapid 3D Nanoscale Printer Launched in MicroNano

Research Facility (MNRF) in RMIT University Australia II-64

3D Printed Musical Instruments! II-64

Researchers Create 3D Bioprinted Human Tissue with Functional

Vascular Network II-65

3D Printed Material for Wind Turbine Construction II-65

Energy Sector Embraces 3D Printing Technology II-65

US Army Studies New FALCom 3D Printing Composites II-66

DARPA Presents Open Manufacturing to Speed up Metal 3D Printing II-66

7. PRODUCT/SERVICE INNOVATIONS/ INTRODUCTIONS II-67Eastman Chemical and Helian Polymers Launch ColorFabb XT 3DPrinting Filament II-67BEEVERYCREATIVE Introduces the BEEPOINT 3D Print Service II-67Filabot Releases New 3D Printing Filaments II-67MakerBot Introduces New MakerBot-Ready App II-67Blacksmith Group Introduces 3D Printer- Cum-Scanner II-67Cimatron Unveils CimatronE 12 Software Supporting 3D PrintingTechnologies II-67Lockheed Introduces 3D Printing into Space II-68Amazon Introduces New Portal to Customize and Sell 3D PrintedProducts II-68Zeni Kinetic Introduces Origin 3D Printers II-68Autodesk Introduces Spark Open Software Platform II-683D Systems Releases New iSense 3D Scanner II-68MakerBot Introduces MakerBot® Developer Program II-68Stratasys Introduces New Flexible Color Digital Materials forObjet500 Connex3 Color Multi-material 3D Printer II-683D Systems Unveils Cube® 3 and CubePro™ 3D Printers II-69Kudo3D Introduces Titan 1 DLP SLA 3D Desktop Printer II-69EOS Introduces the EOS M 290 Metal Additive Manufacturing System II-69Stratasys Launches Highest Precision Wax 3D printers II-69Solidscape® Introduces Solidscape® MAX 3D Printer II-69Tinkerine Rolls Out DittoPro 3D Printer II-69EnvisionTEC Introduces 3D-Bioplotter® 3D Printing Technology II-693D Systems Upgrades Popular Sense™ 3D Scanner with NewSoftware and Features II-69EOS Introduces New EOS Titanium Ti64 ELI and EOSStainlessSteel 316L Materials for Additive Manufacturing II-70Stratasys Releases VeroGlaze Dental Material for Objet EdenVand OrthoDesk 3D Printers II-70Stratasys Introduces Objet Eden260V Dental Advantage 3D Printer II-70Stratasys Releases Objet500 Connex3 Color Multi-material 3DPrinter II-703D Systems Introduces New CubeJet™ 3D Printer II-703D Systems Launches Haptic-Based, Consumer 3D Mouse II-703D Systems Introduces ChefJet™ Series of 3D Printers II-703D Systems Introduces Cubify® 2.0 II-71MakerBot Releases New 3D Printing Platform and 3D Ecosystem II-71MakerBot Unveils MakerBot PrintShop II-71MakerBot Introduces MakerBot Mobile App II-71MakerBot Introduces 3D Printable Curriculum Content toThingiverse II-713D Systems Releases Geomagic® Print™, Print Driver II-713D Systems Introduces ProJet® 4500 II-713D Systems Unveils ProJet® 1200 II-713D Systems Introduces Two New VisiJet® Class PerformancePlastics for ProJet® 5000 3D Printer II-72MakerBot Introduces 3D Print Services II-72MakerBot Launches New MakerBot® PLA Filament Colors II-723D Systems Introduces ProJet 5500X II-723D Systems Launches ProX™ 950 Stereolithography 3D Printer II-72EOS Introduces the EOS M 400 with Modular Design II-72Stratasys Launches FDM Nylon 12 Material II-723D Systems Launches ProX™ 500 SLS 3D Printer II-72EOS Releases two New Additive Manufacturing Plastic Materials II-73MakerBot Unveils MakerBot® MakerWare™ 2.4 II-73MakerBot Releases Thingiverse IOS App II-73MakerBot Releases MakerBot® PLA Filaments II-733D Systems Introduces Cubify Design Advanced Consumer ModelingSoftware II-73Stratasys Rolls Out Digital ABS2 High-Rigidity Material forPolyjet 3D Printers II-733D Systems Introduces Cubify Sculpt II-733D Systems Releases Cubify Draw3D Printing App II-733D Systems Unveils Bespoke Modeling™ II-74Stratasys Introduces Objet30 OrthoDesk 3D Printer II-74Nanoscribe Unveils Tabletop 3-D Microprinter II-74Materialise Launches HeartPrint Printing Service II-743D Systems Launches Cube® Home 3D Printer II-743D Systems Launches Cubify API and AppCreate Tools II-74EnvisionTEC Launches 3Dent™ Printer II-74MakerBot Introduces MakerBot® Digitizer™ Desktop 3DScanner II-75Shapeways Launches REST-Based API and New Developer Portal II-75Makerbot Launches Replicator 2X Printer II-753D Systems Rolls Out 3DMe 3D Printed Figurines II-75Portabee Introduces Portabee 3D Printer II-753D Systems Releases New Web-Based Tools II-753D Systems Rolls Out ProJet® x60 Series of Color 3D Printers II-753D Systems Releases Geomagic Capture II-753D Systems Introduces Geomagic Design II-753D Systems Introduces Geomagic Designer Packages II-763D Systems Launches Geomagic Solutions II-763D Systems Launches VisiJet® M3 Black Plastic InjectionMolding-Like Material II-76Stratasys Introduces Mojo 3D Printer II-76Ex One Unveils M-FLEX 3D Printing System II-76Objet Launches Objet30 Scholar Package II-76Solidscape® Introduces 3ZSTUDIO 3D Printer II-76Solidscape® Rolls Out 3Z™PRO High Precision Wax 3D Printer II-76Solidoodle Launches Solidoodle 3D Printer II-77MIT Students Develop PopFab 3D Printer II-77Solidoodle Develops Solidoodle 2nd Generation II-77Objet Unveils Objet1000 3D Printer II-77

8. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-78

Arcam Acquires DiSanto Technology II-78

3D Systems Takes Over LayerWise II-78

3D Systems Acquires Simbionix II-78

3D Systems Acquires American Precision Prototyping and

American Precision Machining II-78

3D Systems Acquires Laser Reproductions II-78

3D Systems Takes Over Digital PlaySpace II-78

Stratasys Concludes Acquisition of Solid Concepts II-78

3D Systems Takes Over Gentle Giant Studios II-79

3D Systems Takes Over Medical Modeling II-79

Materialise Acquires e-Prototypy II-79

3D Systems to Take Over Robtec II-79

3D Systems Partners with Vortex VR and GameFace Labs II-79

MakerBot Enters into Partnership with Florida Polytechnic

University II-79

3D Systems Partners with Konica Minolta II-79

MakerBot Partners with Pretty Ugly II-79

Stratasys Collaborates with Jenny Wu II-80

EOS Collaborates with plasmo Industrietechnik II-80

Organovo Collaborates with J&J for 3D Bioprinting Drug

Discovery Research II-80

Solidscape® Enters into Strategic Alliance with Kangshuo

Electric Group II-80

MakerBot Enters into Distribution Agreement with Adorama II-80

Graphtec Enters into Agreement with CSIRO II-80

MakerBot Commences Shipment of New MakerBot Replicator Z18 3D

Printer II-80

MakerBot Signs Distribution Agreement with Tech Data II-80

3D Systems Expands Partnership with Canon Marketing Japan II-81

Spritzguss + Formenbau Bergmann Buys the EOSINT M 280 Metal

Additive Manufacturing System II-81

MakerBot Commences Shipment of MakerBot Replicator Mini

Compact 3D Printer II-81

3D Systems Launches MAKE.DIGITAL Website II-81

3D Systems Partners with ScanSource II-81

ETH Zurich Spin-off Launches Additively.com II-81

3D Systems Teams Up with Hasbro II-81

Intel Capital Invests in CGTrader and makexyz II-81

3D Systems Collaborates with Intel II-82

3D Systems Acquires Village Plastics II-82

3D Systems Acquires Figulo Corporation II-82

3D Systems Acquires CRDM II-82

3D Systems Takes Over TeamPlatform II-82

3D Systems Acquires Phenix II-82

Stratasys Acquires MakerBot II-82

3D Systems Acquires RPDG II-82

3D Systems Enters into Definitive Deal to Acquire a Portion of

Xerox's Oregon- Based Solid Ink Engineering and Development

Teams II-83

3D Systems Takes Over The Sugar Lab II-83

3D Systems Takes Over COWEB II-83

3D Systems Acquires Geomagic II-83

Massive Dynamics Takes Over PrintForge 3D II-83

3D-Micromac and EOS Establish 3D MicroPrint II-83

Stratasys Asia Pacific Signs Asset Purchase Agreement with

Sysopt Engineering II-83

3D Systems Enters into Long-Term Agreement with Motorola Mobility II-84

Lomiko Metals Enters into Strategic Alliance with Graphene Labs II-84

3D Systems Inks Agreement with Sindoh II-84

3D Systems Enters into Partnership with Midwich II-84

MakerBot Enters into Distribution Agreement with Ingram Micro II-84

3D Systems Enters into Agreement with Hawk Ridge Systems II-84

3D Systems Enters into Exclusive Agreement with SYNNEX II-84

Deloitte Enters into Strategic Alliance with 3D Systems II-85


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