Perspectives on 3D printing software and services around the world

Dublin, 19 July. 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The “3D Printing Software and Services Market – A Global and Regional Analysis: Focus on Software, Services, Applications, End-Use Industry and Region – Analysis and forecast, 2022-2031” report has been added to from offer.

3D Printing Software and Services Market was valued at USD 9,661.7 Million in 2021 and is projected to reach USD 80,847.6 Million by 2031, growing at a CAGR of 24.3% through 2022 and 2031.

The 3D printing software and services market is driven by several factors including increasing adoption of AI and machine learning (ML), demand from end-use industries like automotive, aerospace and others, and growing adoption in healthcare. Growing investments and government support are expected to have a positive impact on the growth of the overall market over the forecast period.

How this report can add value

This detailed report can help to:

  • A dedicated section focusing on the futuristic trends embraced by major players operating in the global 3D Printing Software and Services Market.
  • In-depth competitive benchmarking analysis of 20 key players and 5 start-ups, providing a holistic view of the global 3D printing software and services landscape.
  • Qualitative and quantitative analysis of the regional 3D Printing Software and Services industry based on region, end-use industry, applications, services, and software segments.


  • In October 2021, 3D Systems Corporation announced the acquisition of Volumetric Biotechnologies which is focused on developing the ability to manufacture human organs using bioprinting methods. The acquisition is part of 3D Systems’ plan to establish a world-class research capability in Houston, Texas.
  • In March 2021, Autodesk Inc. announced the worldwide availability of Autodesk Takeoff, a new product that enables estimators to perform 2D and 3D quantification workflows from a common data environment.
  • In March 2021, Desktop Metal announced that it had developed a revolutionary powder that enables the sintering of aluminum for binder jetting AM technology. The new powder was developed in partnership with Uniformity Labs.

Key Questions Answered by the Report

  • What are the major drivers and trends impacting the 3D Printing Software and Services market?
  • What impact has COVID-19 had on the 3D printing software and services market across the globe?
  • What are the measures taken by existing players to improve their positioning in the market and the strategy adopted by new players entering the market?
  • What is the leading software, service, printed material, technology, application, and end user in the market, and how will they perform in the years to come?
  • What are the latest developments in various countries of the world for the development of 3D Printing Software and Services market, and what are the consumption patterns?
  • What is the bottleneck around adoption in different regions and countries? Are there any government regulations (regional/global) impacting the 3D printing software and services market?

Key Market Players and Competition Summary

Some key players operating in the market are 3D Systems, Inc., Artec 3D, Autodesk Inc., Digital Mechanics AB, OC Oerlikon Management AG, Dassault Systemes, Fathom Digital Manufacturing Corporation, Imaginarium, Materialize NV, Organovo Holdings, Inc., Prodways Technologies, Proto Labs, Inc., PTC, Inc., Sciaky Inc., Sculpteo, Shapeways, Inc., Stratasys Ltd., VoxelJet AG, Trimble Inc., Star Rapid, Siemens Digital Industries Software, Xometry Inc., Desktop Metal, Inc., Castor Technologies Ltd., Axial3D and Nano Dimension.

The companies profiled in the report have been selected based on a selective group of players, such as Tier 1 players, mid-segment players and small emerging companies, based on various factors such as portfolios of products, annual revenues, market penetrations, research and development initiatives, as well as a national and international presence in the 3D printing software and services market.

Main topics covered:

1 Markets
1.1 Industry Outlook
1.1.1 Trends: Industry dynamics defining future trends in the 3D printing software and services market Growing Application in Packaging Industry Growing Application in Fashion Industry
1.1.2 Supply chain network
1.1.3 Ecosystem/ Ongoing programs Consortia, associations and regulatory bodies Government programs and research programs Programs by research institutes and universities
1.1.4 Industry standards
1.2 Commercial dynamics
1.2.1 Commercial factors Cost-effectiveness, greater design flexibility and low waste Increasing Technological Advancement in 3D Printing Industry and Integration of Machine Learning (ML) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) Strong Growth of 3D Printing Technology in Healthcare Industry Government initiatives and increased investment in R&D Growing Demand from End-Use Industries
1.2.2 Business challenges Lack of technical expertise Limited availability and high cost of materials Complications related to intellectual property
1.2.3 Business strategies Product development Market development
1.2.4 Business Strategies Partnerships, collaborations and joint ventures Mergers and acquisitions
1.2.5 Business opportunities Growing demand for 3D printing in emerging economies Advances in 3D printing software and services Growing demand for metal 3D printing Growing Demand from Emerging Vertical Applications
1.3 Impact of COVID-19 on the 3D Printing Software and Services Market

2 Application
2.1 3D Printing Software and Services Market – Application and Specification
2.1.1 Functional Models/Functional Prototyping/Research Models
2.1.2 Artistic elements
2.1.3 Spare Parts/Customized Parts/Small Series Production
2.1.4 Device Covers
2.1.5 Other applications
2.2 3D Printing Software and Services Market Demand Analysis (by Application), Value, 2020-2031
2.3 3D Printing Software and Services Market – End-Use Industry and Specification
2.3.1 Automotive industry
2.3.2 Consumer industry
2.3.3 Healthcare industry Implants and prostheses Dental Tissue engineering
2.3.4 Aerospace industry Prototyping Engine and engine parts Repair request
2.3.5 Education and research industry
2.3.6 Government and military
2.3.7 Architecture industry
2.3.8 Packaging industry
2.3.9 Oil and gas industry
2.3.10 Other end-use industries
2.4 3D Printing Software and Services Market Demand Analysis (by End-Use Industry), Value, 2020-2031

3 Product
3.1 3D Printing Software and Services Market – Software and Specifications
3.1.1 3D design software
3.1.2 Data preparation software
3.1.3 Simulation software
3.1.4 Machine control software
3.1.5 QA and Security
3.2 3D Printing Software and Services Market Demand Analysis (by Software)
3.3 3D Printing Software and Services Market – Services and Specifications
3.3.1 Print-on-demand services Technology Material extrusion Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) Powder bed fusion Laser sintering Direct metal laser sintering (DMLS) Electron Beam Melting (EBM) Selective Heat Sintering (SHS) Selective laser melting (SLM) Laser Engineering Network Shaping (LENS) Direct Metal Deposition (DMD) TVA light-curing Stereolithography (SLA) Digital Light Processing (DLP) Continuous liquid interface production (CLIP) Binder Jetting Material jet PolyJet Printing (PJP) Multi-jet printing (MJP) Color Jet Printing (CJP) Other technologies Direct Energy Deposition (DED) Laminated object manufacturing (LOM) Lithography-based ceramic fabrication (LCM) Aerosol jet
3.3.2 After-sales services and maintenance
3.3.3 Printing material Polymers Plastic Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS) Polylactic acid (PLA) Polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) plastic Polycarbonate (PC) Other plastics Photopolymers Metal and metal alloys Titanium Gold and silver Copper and its alloys Nickel and its alloys Aluminum Stainless steel Other metals and metal alloys Tungsten and its alloys Cobalt-chromium alloys Ceramic Other print media Wax Concrete Composites Laywood Laybrick Bending
3.3.4 Other services
3.4 3D Printing Software and Services Market Demand Analysis (by Services), Value, 2020-2031
3.5 Product Benchmarking: Growth Rate – Market Share Matrix, 2021
3.6 Patent Analysis

4 Region

5 Competitive Benchmarking and Company Profiles
5.1 Competitive Benchmarking
5.1.1 Competitive Position Matrix
5.1.2 Product Matrix for Key Companies
5.1.3 Key Company Market Share Analysis
5.2 Company Profile
5.2.1 3D Systems, Inc. Presentation of the company Role of 3D Systems, Inc. in the 3D printing software and services market Product portfolio Commercial strategies Product development Market development Business Strategies Partnerships, collaborations and joint ventures Mergers and acquisitions Analysis of R&D expenditure Competitive position Company Strengths
5.2.2 Artec 3D
5.2.3 Autodesk Inc.
5.2.4 AB digital mechanics
5.2.5 OC Oerlikon Management AG
5.2.6 Dassault Systems
5.2.7 Fathom Digital Manufacturing Company
5.2.8 Imaginary
5.2.9 Materialize NV
5.2.10 Organovo Holdings, Inc.
5.2.11 Prodways Technologies
5.2.12 Proto Labs, Inc.
5.2.13 PTC, Inc.
5.2.14 Sciaky Inc.
5.2.15 Sculpteo
5.2.16 Shapeways, Inc.
5.2.17 Stratasys Ltd.
5.2.18 VoxelJet SA
5.2.19 Trimble Inc.
5.2.20 Star Rapid
5.2.21 Siemens Digital Industries Software
5.2.22 Xometry Inc.
5.2.23 Desktop Metal, Inc.
5.2.24 Castor Technologies Ltd.
5.2.25 Axial3D
5.2.26 Nano dimension

6 Research methodology

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