Metal Additive Manufacturing Market Opportunities for Next 10 Years

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The Additive Manufacturing with Metal Powders 2016: An Opportunity Analysis and Ten-Year Forecast report presents a complete analysis of the powder manufacturing supply chain.

While a number of firms in 3D printing faltered in 2015, participants in the metal additive manufacturing segment continued on their path of explosive growth.

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With interest and acceptance from critical industries at an all-time high, the conversation for widespread metal additive manufacturing is beginning to shift from "when?" to "where?" - a question that reflects an evolution away from just tactical manufacturing of low volume components and prototypes, and into addressing serial production opportunities and integration into established manufacturing environments.

With these developments in mind, is following up to our best-selling 2014 study of metal powder opportunities in additive manufacturing, with the most comprehensive market study of metal additive manufacturing ever created, including analysis of: Opportunities for metal powder suppliers; The evolution of metal powder supply chains to meet the needs of evolving additive manufacturing markets; Existing and emerging metal additive manufacturing technologies; Metal-oriented 3D printing services; End user industries and applications that are adopting metal printing.

The industry-standard ten-year forecasts are applied in this report across the entire metal additive manufacturing sector - from print technology and install bases, to powder demand by adopting industry, to revenues associated with metal additive manufacturing materials. Order a copy of Additive Manufacturing with Metal Powders 2016: An Opportunity Analysis and Ten-Year Forecast at

Table of Contents
Chapter One: Metal Additive Manufacturing Market in 2016
1.1 Summary of Metal Additive Manufacturing Market Activity in 2015
1.1.1 Metal Additive Manufacturing Market Moves Towards Strategic Manufacturing Adoption in 2015
1.1.2 Regional Perspectives on Metal Additive Manufacturing Growth
1.1.3 Metal AM System Orders Show Growth Again After Record 2014 Sales
1.1.4 Further Establishment of Emerging Commercial Metal Additive Manufacturing Industries
1.2 Identifying Major Market Trends in Metal Additive Manufacturing and Materials
1.2.1 Quality Assurance and Process Control Development Initiatives Now Receiving Full Focus
1.2.2 Serial Manufacturing Application Development Resulting in Transformation of Metal Powder Supply Chain
1.2.3 Technology and Software Integration Initiatives Laying the Groundwork for Advanced Manufacturing
1.3 Characterizing Metal Additive Manufacturing Markets by Technology and Materials
1.3.1 Powder Bed Fusion Equipment Market Highly Diversified
1.3.2 Opportunities for Powder Directed Energy Deposition Equipment Tied to Markets for Large Structural Components
1.3.3 Markets for Binder Jetting Technology Limited Today, Could See Significant Future Expansion
1.4 Summary of Market Opportunities and Future Outlook for Metal Additive Manufacturing

Chapter Two: Metal Additive Manufacturing Technology and End Users
2.1 Metal Powder Bed Fusion Technologies
2.1.1 Laser Based Powder Bed Fusion
2.1.2 Electron Beam Powder Bed Fusion
2.2 Directed Energy Deposition Technologies
2.3 Metal Binder Jetting Technologies
2.4 Other and Emerging Metal AM Technologies
2.5 Analysis of Key AM System Vendors
2.6 Major End User Segments of Metal Additive Manufacturing Systems and Materials
2.7 Key Points from This Chapter

Chapter Three: The Metal Powder Supply Chain – Production, Supply, and Market Influencers
3.1 Characterization of Metal Powders for Additive Manufacturing
3.2 Overview of Metal Powder Supply Chain
3.2.1 Comparisons and Analysis of Additive Manufacturing in the Context of the Powder Metallurgy Industry
3.2.2 Establishing the Additive Manufacturing-Specific Supply Chain
3.3 Metal Powder Production Methods and Trends
3.3.1 Gas-Based Atomization Methods
3.3.2 Plasma-Based Atomization Methods
3.3.3 Emerging AM Powder Production Methods
3.3.4 Connecting Powder Production Technology, End User Requirements, and Costs of Materials in Metal AM
3.4 Analysis of Major and Emerging Metal Powder Suppliers
3.5 Key Points from This Chapter

Chapter Four: Metal Alloy Categories and Applications in Additive Manufacturing
4.1 Steels
4.2 Cobalt Chrome
4.3 Titanium Alloys
4.3.1 Titanium Versus Nickel Superalloys, Cobalt Chrome, and Aluminum in AM
4.4 Nickel Alloys
4.5 Aluminum
4.6 Precious Metals
4.7 Other Alloys

Chapter Five: Ten Year Market Forecasts
5.1 Methodology and Key Forecast Considerations
5.2 Key Metal Additive Manufacturing Market Metrics
5.3 Metal Additive Manufacturing Hardware Forecasts
5.4 Metal Material Demand by Industry Segment

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