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The three-dimensional printing, commonly known as additive manufacturing, has drastically changed the perception of the manufacturing process. The 3D printing technology uses a printer and a digital file to produce objects. The digital file is technically known as computer-aided design and is made according to the print requirement, materials type, and printer used to manufacture the printed product. The 3D printing metal market is driven by various factors that contribute to its rapid growth and adoption in diverse industries. The 3D printing metal enables the creation of highly intricate and complex geometries that are challenging or impossible to achieve with conventional manufacturing methods. This design freedom opens up new possibilities for product innovation and optimization, particularly in industries such as aerospace, automotive, and medical, where complex components are essential. Thus, the design freedom and complex geometrics are creating thrust to the 3D printing metal market growth. On the other hand, the high cost of machines may restrain the market growth. The 3D Printing Metals Market is projected to grow at a rate of 24.6% CAGR by 2028.
3D Printing Metals Market based on Material Type
•    Precious Metals
•    Commodity Metals
•    Alloys
•    Others
3D Printing Metals Market based on End-users
•    Aerospace & Defense
•    Healthcare
•    Construction & Architecture
•    Commercial/Industrial
3D Printing Metals Market based on Geography
•    North America
•    Europe
•    Asia Pacific
•    Rest of the World
As in the 3D printing metal market based on material type, the market is segmented into Precious Metals, Commodity Metals, Alloys and Others. Further, the precious metals include titanium, gold, silver, platinum, etc. The titanium product segment accounted for the major revenue share in 2022 and is projected to rise at the fastest CAGR over the forecast period. Surging demand for titanium-based products in different industries owing to their properties, such as non-corrosive and high resistance against severe environments, is likely to boost the segment growth. The compatibility of old polymer 3D printers to print semi-metal equipment when mixed with polymers and in the form of filament is further projected to accelerate market growth.
Further in the 3D printing metal market for end user, the market is bifurcated into Hospital, Home Care Setting and Others. The Aerospace & defense segment is likely to exhibit the highest CAGR for the estimated period. Metal 3D printing is used to print fuel nozzles and various critical engine parts which require high accuracy and efficiency in the aerospace & defense industry. 3D printing reduces the overall mass of an aircraft and, thus the fuel waste gets minimized. 3D printing metals are also used to make particular brackets for satellites without changing the mold designs and manufacturing process. The rising demand for critical engineering and fabrication purposes in the aerospace & defense industry is propelling the segment.
In the 3D printing metal market among North America, Europe, Asia Pacific and Rest of the World, the North America is having the dominating position in the market share. This is due to technological innovation in different fields. The rising adoption of 3D printing in different applications such as industrial, healthcare, aerospace, defense, architecture, automobile, and consumer products fuels the market growth.
In addition, the global 3D printing metal market is witnessing continuous advancements in printing technologies, such as selective laser melting (SLM), electron beam melting (EBM), direct metal laser sintering (DMLS), and binder jetting. These technological developments are improving print resolution, accuracy, and speed, leading to higher-quality metal components.
The major leading companies of the 3D printing metal market are 3D Systems Corporation, Arcam AB, ExOne GmbH, Carpenter Technology Corp., Renishaw PLC, Proto Labs Inc., Honeywell, Materialise NV, 3D Systems Corp. and Voxeljet AG.
Therefore, the 3D printing metal market is rapidly evolving, with ongoing advancements in materials, printer technologies, and post-processing techniques. As the technology matures and becomes more accessible, the adoption of 3D printing metal is expected to increase across industries, leading to a wide range of innovative and transformative applications.
•    This study offers the comprehensive description of factors which are driving, restricting and challenging the 3D printing metal market growth. 
•    This research also represents the precise evaluations of the future trends and changes in consumer preferences.
•    Furthermore the penetration of the 3D printing metal market among North America, Asia Pacific, Europe and Rest of the World is represented in the report. 
•    An in-depth analysis of the market’s competitive outlook and complete information on market competitors such as developments, research and developments, mergers, acquisitions and expansions.

3D Printing Metals Market Forecast up to 2028

  • Table of Contents

    1.    Executive Summary
    2.    Industry Outlook

    2.1.    Industry Overview
    2.2.    Industry Trends
    3.    Market Snapshot
    3.1.    Market Definition
    3.2.    Market Outlook
    3.2.1.    Porter Five Forces
    3.3.    Related Markets
    4.    Market characteristics
    4.1.    Market Overview
    4.2.    Market Segmentation
    4.3.    Market Dynamics
    4.3.1.    Drivers
    4.3.2.    Restraints
    4.3.3.    Opportunities
    4.4.    DRO - Impact Analysis
    5.    Material Type: Market Size & Analysis
    5.1.    Overview
    5.2.    Precious Metals
    5.3.    Commodity Metals
    5.4.    Alloys
    5.5.    Others
    6.    End-users: Market Size & Analysis
    6.1.    Overview
    6.2.    Aerospace & Defense
    6.3.    Healthcare
    6.4.    Construction & Architecture
    6.5.    Commercial/Industrial
    7.    Geography: Market Size & Analysis
    7.1.    Overview
    7.2.    North America
    7.3.    Europe
    7.4.    Asia Pacific
    7.5.    Rest of the World
    8.    Competitive Landscape
    8.1.    Competitor Comparison Analysis
    8.2.    Market Developments
    8.2.1.    Mergers and Acquisitions, Legal, Awards, Partnerships
    8.2.2.    Product Launches and execution
    9.    Vendor Profiles
    9.1.    3D Systems Corporation
    9.1.1.    Overview
    9.1.2.    Financial Overview
    9.1.3.    Product Offerings
    9.1.4.    Developments
    9.1.5.    Business Strategy
    9.2.    Arcam AB
    9.2.1.    Overview
    9.2.2.    Financial Overview
    9.2.3.    Product Offerings
    9.2.4.    Developments
    9.2.5.    Business Strategy
    9.3.    ExOne GmbH
    9.3.1.    Overview
    9.3.2.    Financial Overview
    9.3.3.    Product Offerings
    9.3.4.    Developments
    9.3.5.    Business Strategy
    9.4.    Carpenter Technology Corp.
    9.4.1.    Overview
    9.4.2.    Financial Overview
    9.4.3.    Product Offerings
    9.4.4.    Developments
    9.4.5.    Business Strategy
    9.5.    Renishaw PLC
    9.5.1.    Overview
    9.5.2.    Financial Overview
    9.5.3.    Product Offerings
    9.5.4.    Developments
    9.5.5.    Business Strategy
    9.6.    Proto Labs Inc.
    9.6.1.    Overview
    9.6.2.    Financial Overview
    9.6.3.    Product Offerings
    9.6.4.    Developments
    9.6.5.    Business Strategy
    9.7.    Honeywell
    9.7.1.    Overview
    9.7.2.    Financial Overview
    9.7.3.    Product Offerings
    9.7.4.    Developments
    9.7.5.    Business Strategy
    9.8.    Materialise NV
    9.8.1.    Overview
    9.8.2.    Financial Overview
    9.8.3.    Product Offerings
    9.8.4.    Developments
    9.8.5.    Business Strategy
    9.9.    3D Systems Corp.
    9.9.1.    Overview
    9.9.2.    Financial Overview
    9.9.3.    Product Offerings
    9.9.4.    Developments
    9.9.5.    Business Strategy
    9.10.    Voxeljet AG
    9.10.1.    Overview
    9.10.2.    Financial Overview
    9.10.3.    Product Offerings
    9.10.4.    Developments
    9.10.5.    Business Strategy
    10.    Analyst Opinion
    11.    Annexure

    11.1.    Report Scope
    11.2.    Market Definitions
    11.3.    Research Methodology
    11.3.1.    Data Collation and In-house Estimation
    11.3.2.    Market Triangulation
    11.3.3.    Forecasting
    11.4.    Report Assumptions
    11.5.    Declarations
    11.6.    Stakeholders
    11.7.    Abbreviations

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