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3D printing is back and set for a worldwide surge


As 3D printers have become more affordable and 3D printing is increasingly being used for more than prototypes and one-off parts, the industry has the potential to significantly disrupt traditional manufacturing according to a new report from Lux Research.

Data from the firm's new “Will 3D Printing Replace Conventional Manufacturing?” report suggests that the total 3D printing market will reach $51bn in 2030 driven mainly by growth in production parts. The report also highlights the 3D printing market size and growth by application and material.

Research director at Lux Research and of the the lead authors of the report, Anthony Schiavo provided further insight on how 3D printing has the potential to upend the current manufacturing landscape in ...


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