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3D Printing – Is 3D Printing Responsible For Bankruptcies?

The toy industry has the potential become one of the largest beneficiaries of 3D printing, with the industry projected to be worth $135 billion by 2020. 3D print users stand to etch out a significant piece of this market, as

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3D Printing News And 3D Printing Disruptions – When Will It End?

In an interesting study by Accenture, the disruptive effects of 3D Printing are actually being monetized. According to Cisco Systems Inc., there is an estimated $14.4 trillion in “digital disruption dollars” up for grabs between now and 2022. This makes

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3D Printing Disrupting Manufacturing

According to a PWC study, more than two-thirds of US manufacturers are using 3D printing in some way—chiefly in prototyping. 71.1% of US manufacturers are applying 3D printing technology in some way, up slightly from 67% in 2014. But, when

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3D Printing Trade Association Quotes The 3D Printing Book

From “How to 3D Print Money” 3D Myths This chapter looks at the myths of 3D printing. Radio was criticized when it began. TV was seen as the “work of the devil.” The Internet was referred to as “snake oil.”

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3D Printing Trade Association Looks At The 3 Faster Growing 3D Printing Segments

AUTOMOTIVE According to Chetan Mohan, a lead analyst at Technavio for computing devices research, the automotive segment “is the largest end-user for the 3D printers market, due to the shift within the sector towards the highly customizable 3D printing manufacturing

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3D Printing Trends To Watch For In 2017

– MULTI-MATERIALS Using a plastic filament has been the norm for 3D printing for quite some time now. Although most consumers are not too bothered by this limitation, printer manufacturers are working on allowing for multi-material support. – More Organs

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3D Printing Trends – 4 Trends In 3D Printing To Watch

1. Consumer Market Being Beaten Up At the consumer electronics show, there was an endless sea of companies offering inexpensive consumer models, each looking identical to the next. It appears they may be late to the party. 2015 marked the

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3D Printing Trends – What Is The Fastest Growing Segment?

3D printing industry remains highly fragmented across different printers, materials, and software. This fragmentation in the 3D industry will be a catalyst for growth, as no single company controls the majority of the market, according to The Information Network’s report

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3D Printing Trends – 3 Trends To Think About

3D printing becomes industrial strength. Once reserved for prototypes and toys, 3D printing will become industrial strength. You will take a flight on an airliner that includes 3D-printed components, making it lighter and more fuel efficient. In fact, there are

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3D Printing Trends From PWC Report

In 3-D printing, hundreds or thousands of layers of material are “printed” layer upon layer using various materials, or “inks,”2 most commonly plastic polymers and metals. The many different printing technologies are generally material dependent. (See the sidebar “3-D printing

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