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From novice enthusiasts to business innovators, 3D printing technology will explode worldwide and allow designers and engineers over the globe to reimagine their work and bring new ideas to life.

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We provide information and crucial support that 3D printing firms needing to make patent-related decisions. SmarTech has already published widely on the growing market opportunities available in this space.

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Publish On Apr 22 2019

New SmarTech Study Shows Rapidly Growing Demand for Steel Additive Manufacturing Solutions, with Industry Leading 48 Percent Growth in 2018

New SmarTech Study Shows Rapidly Growing Demand for Steel Additive Manufacturing Solutions, with Industry Leading 48 Percent Growth in 2018Charlottesville, Virginia: SmarTech Analysis, the leading provider of additive manufacturing market data and market analysis, has released a new market tracking and forecast database for steel additive manufacturing (AM) opportunities which highlights the rapid growth in steel AM powder shipments during 2018 of 48 percent –the greatest of any established metal in additive manufacturing. The new release is a two-part resource that provides users with tracking and forecast data for titanium powder shipments, revenues, pricing analysis, hardware opportunities, and more across the AM value chain. The database is accompanied by a report detailing current trends and factors affecting the titanium AM industry which influence the outlook in the data.For ...

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Civil Engineering Applications: Researchers 3D Print Packaging for Fiber Optic Sensors

Apr 22, 2019

In a bustling world full of ever-expanding technology, there is much going on behind the scene...

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China: Researchers Test Short Carbon Fiber/PEEK Composites in FDM 3D Printing

Apr 22, 2019

SEM of brittle flexural fractured cross‐section of printed CF/PEEK parts. (a) The shell of printed CF/P...

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Biodiscoveries: CELLINK is bioprinting its way into the future

Apr 22, 2019

Back in 2015, Erik Gatenholm realized there was no place to purchase bioink for 3D bioprinting. So, blown away by this...

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3D Printing News Briefs: April 21, 2019

Apr 21, 2019

We’re beginning with an aerospace 3D printing story in 3D Printing News Briefs today, then moving on to news about some upcoming indust...

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Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Machine Tool Company Commercializes New Metal 3D Printer

Apr 20, 2019

[Image: TRAFAM]A new metal 3D printer developed by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Machine Tool Co.,...

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Our Team

Kristin Mulherin is a Senior Analyst at SmarTech Markets Publishing and has a broad background in both metal and plastics Additive Manufacturing. Her time in 3D printing has included roles within HP, LPW Technology, and Thermo Fisher Scientific. At LPW (recently acquired by Carpenter Powder Products) she was the Chief Commercial Officer, leading a team.....
Senior Analyst
John Hornick is SmarTech’s Senior Analyst for 3D Printing Intellectual Property.  John served as a partner in the Washington, D.C. office of the Finnegan IP law firm (one of the largest IP firms in the world) for 25 years, where he litigated close to 100 IP cases and negotiated hundreds of settlements. John founded Finnegan’s 3D.....
Senior Analyst
Robert Nolan serves as the Chief Marketing and Revenue Officer for SmarTech and an industry professional with over 25 years of experience in marketing research and information services marketing, sales and business development. He has worked extensively in high tech and emerging markets in the areas of electronics, high networking, digital entertainment, advanced materials and.....
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Lawrence Gasman is the founder of SmarTech Markets Publishing and is acknowledged worldwide as an expert on technology forecasting. He has previously founded two other industry analyst firms and has also carried out a wide range of technology assessments in areas ranging from optical networking to advanced materials to augmented reality.
President
Scott Dunham is Vice President of Research at SmarTech Markets Publishing, bringing with him years of research experience in the areas of advanced manufacturing and 3D printing. Scott holds a Bachelor’s degree in marketing and research from the University of Kentucky’s Gatton School of Business & Economics, and has been a featured speaker at 3D.....
Vice President of Research
Davide Sher is Senior Analyst, 3DP Adoption Studies at SmarTech Markets Publishing and has built an extensive experience as a technology journalist and communication consultant. Davide was born in Milan, Italy and spent 12 years in the United States, where he received his BA from SUNY Stony Brook. He now lives in Milan and collaborates.....
Senior Analyst, Europe
Missy Wade is the Operations Manager for SmarTech Publishing. She has had over 20 years of experience in administrative, sales and medical fields. Missy coordinates all business operation and activity at SmarTech Publishing and works closely with clients to ensure that they get the products and services that they need. Missy also manages all social.....
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Infographics

Business Model for Additively Manufactured, Mass Customized Footwear

The process for mass customized 3D-printed footwear is more likely to begin at a shoe store that offers 3D scanning support. Apps may also offer the ability to mass customize some footwear products online via a mobile device. The next step is defining personal style needs and other basic requirements. Then the user moves on.....
Published April 2019

Projected Refractory Metal Based AM Powder Shipment Growth Rates, By Metal

Projected Refractory Metal Based AM Powder Shipment Growth Rates, By Metal, 2014-2027 From SmarTech Analysis Refractory Metal Report
Published April 2019

Total Projected Titanium AM Powder Consumption by Print Technology Family

Total Projected Titanium AM Powder Consumption by Print Technology Family, Global, 2014-2027(e) From SmarTech Titanium AM Report
Published April 2019

Ten-Year Forecasts of Materials Consumed by Metals Service Bureaus

Ten-Year Forecasts of Materials Consumed by Metals Service Bureaus ($Millions) From SmarTech Analysis Metals Service Bureau Report
Published April 2019

Annual Dental 3D Printing Revenue Growth by Segment, 2016-2028

Annual Dental 3D Printing Revenue Growth by Segment, 2016-2028 from SmarTech’s 3D Printing in Dentistry Report
Published April 2019

Timeline for Adoption of Composite Additive Manufacturing

Long-term growth for composite additive manufacturing is expected to be very significant as composites become even more relevant in segments that expand beyond the medical and aerospace sectors and into consumer areas such as next generation automotive, energy, and transportation in general. As composite additive manufacturing technologies are perfected, SmarTech Publishing expects that they will.....
Published January 2019

Share of Refractory Metal AM Application Revenues, by Industry, 2014-2027

Share of Refractory Metal AM Application Revenues, by Industry, 2014-2027 Through the next ten years, SmarTech believes that refractory metals will be the fastest growing class of metals in powder-based additive manufacturing markets, exceeding even that of aluminum alloys and other specialty materials, growing at a combined 46 percent compounded annually in terms of the.....
Published September 2018

Projected Refractory Metal Based AM Powder Shipment Growth Rates, by Metal, 2014-2027

SmarTech Publishing sees Additive Manufacturing technology as a potentially disruptive processing method for tungsten, tantalum, niobium, and molybdenum materials, which will unlock new worldwide potential for producing components constructed from refractory metals. SmarTech’s latest report sees market growth of almost 45 percent compounded annually through 2027. https://www.smartechanalysis.com/reports/additive-manufacturing-refractory-metals/
Published September 2018

Total Automotive Additive Manufacturing Hardware Revenue ($millions)

Automotive additive manufacturing hardware revenue To Reach $1.3 billion in 2023 and will grow to $3 billion in 2028
Published June 2018

Additive Manufacturing Automotive Forecast ($millions)

SmarTech’s latest additive manufacturing automotive forecast sees the market reaching $5.3 billion in 2023 then climbing to $12.6 billion in 2023. With over 12 billions in expected global yearly revenues by 2028, adoption by the automotive segment for production is going to mark an inflection point for AM. This is now taking place. Although it.....
Published June 2018

SmarTech Video Channel

Are Materials Really the Most Important Component of Additive Manufacturing?

Scott Dunham, Vice President of Research for SmarTech Publishing poses the question - "Are Materials Really the Most Important Component of Additive ...

Smartech Automotive Additive Manufacturing Report Presentation

SmarTech issued a new analysis of the opportunities for additive manufacturing in the automotive sector.

Smartech Automotive Additive Manufacturing Report Presentation

SmarTech issued a new analysis of the opportunities for additive manufacturing in the automotive sector.

Smartech Automotive Additive Manufacturing Report Presentation

SmarTech issued a new analysis of the opportunities for additive manufacturing in the automotive sector.

Services

Metal Additive

Smartech Metal Additive Manufacturing Research And Advisory Service

Additive manufacturing (AM) of metals is changing the future of manufacturing, delivering on the promises of digital manufacturing and mass customization and providing supply chain improvements with on-demand strategies. Many of the world’s metals firms are now diverting long term investments to AM-oriented manufacturing. The SmarTech Metal Additive Manufacturing Research & Advisory Service is the.....
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Polymer Additive

Smartech Polymer Additive Manufacturing Research And Advisory Service

Additive manufacturing (AM) of polymers is where the 3D printing industry began. But this sector is profoundly changing as it shifts from a prototyping role to creating parts in healthcare, aerospace, automotive, and other industries. New polymers are now being 3D printed with technologies like material extrusion, photopolymerization, and powder bed fusion. The control of.....
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Patent Advisory

The Smartech Additive Manufacturing Patent Advisory Service

Patents are a significant issue for the additive manufacturing sector.  While patent expiration has played a strong role in the overall growth of the industry many 3D printers (from the filament, to the printer heads, software, and circuitry) and 3DP materials are covered by or subject to considerable intellectual property (IP) protection. And the filing.....
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Latest Blogs

As I put together my upcoming report on compact industrial metal printers, I can’t help but wonder why some o...

The consolidation of dental laboratories and dental practices alike has been one of the biggest multi-year tren...

Clear dental aligners, like those marketed by Align Technologies under the Invisalign brand, have grown by leap...

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