Trending 3D Modeling Softwares in April 2016

One year ago we first looked at what the preferred 3D modeling softwares were of our customers. Now it’s time to look at how it has changed over the course of one year.

No surprises at the top, the winner is SolidWorks again. The well-known professional CAD suite from Dassault Systèmes even managed to increase its relative market share by 0.9 percentage points to 18.6% since last year. In its footsteps SketchUp fell back almost 3 percentage points, but still managed to hold onto the silver. Continue reading “Trending 3D Modeling Softwares in April 2016”

3D Printing Materials Market to Overtake 3D Printer Market in 2023, Projected to Reach $8.3bn by 2025

Gone are the days of 3D Printing being synonymous with Rapid Prototyping; the days of Additive Manufacturing are here.

Since the 1980s, when 3D Printing was first commercialised, it has grown reasonably slowly, being adopted mostly for small scale prototyping. Continue reading “3D Printing Materials Market to Overtake 3D Printer Market in 2023, Projected to Reach $8.3bn by 2025”

Global 3D Printing Powder Market Projected to Reach $500 Million by 2020

According to the new Market Research Report “3D Printing Powder Market, By Type (Metal, Plastic, Ceramics), By End User (Aerospace & Defense, Automotive, Medical & Dental) – Global Forecast to 2020”, The value of the global 3D printing powder market is estimated to be $213.3 million in 2015 and is projected to grow at a CAGR of 24.4% from 2015 to 2020. Continue reading “Global 3D Printing Powder Market Projected to Reach $500 Million by 2020”

Metals are the fastest growing segment of 3D Printing, metal sales growing by 32%

Building metal parts is the only way 3D printing can become productive. Plastic 3D printing has its place in prototyping and education, but 3D printing in metal will allow the technology to be used to manufacture final production parts in a wide variety of industries. Metals are the fastest-growing segment of 3D printing, with printer sales growing at 48% and material sales growing at 32%. Continue reading “Metals are the fastest growing segment of 3D Printing, metal sales growing by 32%”

Rinkak Launches Global 3D Printing Management Service

Kabuku Inc’s Rinkak 3D printing marketplace is quickly expanding and making a name for itself in the industry, with unique materials, a streamlined aesthetic, and exciting partnerships. The company announced one more offering that sees the company launching into the distributed manufacturing game, the Rinkak 3D Printing Manufacturing Management Service (MMS). Continue reading “Rinkak Launches Global 3D Printing Management Service”