3D-printers will be aimed at mass-production which has not been addressed by any 3D printing products yet. These machines will attempt to emulate high-output printing presses. Other, less ambitious versions of the product will be applicable to the development of low cost 3D-printers or middle range industrial systems.
Market: 3D-printer market is projected to have the growth rate – 30%.
Over the last three years 3D-Printers (desktop) market was 60,000 units/year,
At about $2,000 a piece, this is $120 million market.
Industrial Additive Manufacturing systems and materials and services market is $2 Billion.
By 2015 it is projected to be $3.7 billion worldwide and by 2019 it will eclipse the
$6.5 billion mark .