3dpbm Research Publishes Metal AM Market Study

New report with state of the market in 2020 and 10-year forecast offers exclusive insights into the core metal AM market.

New report with state of the market in 2020 and 10-year forecast offers exclusive insights into the core metal AM market.

3dpbm’s research team tracks and analyses ongoing market trends in all major AM industry segments. Image courtesy of 3dpbm.


3dpbm Research, the market analysis arm of 3dpbm, a media company supporting the global AM industry landscape, presents the results of a comprehensive study on the metal additive manufacturing segment.

The study, “Metal AM Market Opportunities and Trends 2020–2030,” conducted during Q4 2020 and Q1 2021, collected information on sales and business activity from all major companies operating in this segment. 3dpbm Research estimates that the core metal AM market (materials, hardware, services) will grow from $1.6 billion in 2020 to $31.8 billion by the end of the forecast period, in 2030.

Details about the report including the full table of contents are available on the company’s website at the following link. A summary of the report is available upon request. 

About the Report

For this 200+ pages report, 3dpbm Research surveyed 296 companies—of which, 29.8% are hardware manufacturers, 18%, materials manufacturers and 52.2% are service providers—and collected firsthand data from major stakeholders operating in this segment.

This data was compared and combined with additional data and information collected by the 3dpbm Research team from all publicly available sources, for each company included in this study. Finally, interviews were conducted with AM industry stakeholders and independent consultants to further validate and verify the data, estimates and analyses.

In total, the data set for this market study comprises over 15,000 data points, providing one of the most accurate snapshots of the current metal AM global market. Using 3dpbm Research’s proprietary forecast model—which integrates multiple coefficients representing a wide range of influencing factors—the core metal AM market is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 35% from $1.6 billion in 2020 to $31.8 billion by 2030.

In addition to supporting the market analysis and development efforts of suppliers, the report is targeted towards companies looking to enter the market and capitalize on developing opportunities. OEMs looking to implement AM for metal part production will benefit from this study by quickly and accurately understanding currently available technologies, materials and services as well as the benefits and challenges of each. Finally, it serves as a guide for investors looking for the next disruptive production technologies.

Leading and emerging companies addressed in the report include: 3D Systems, AddUp, AP&C, ATI Specialty Materials, Aubert & Duval, BEAMIT / Zare, Bright Laser Technologies, Carpenter Additive, Desktop Metal, DMG MORI, EOS, ExOne, Farsoon, GE Additive (Arcam and Concept Laser), GKN Additive, HBD, Höganäs, JAMPT, Kymera International, Linde (Praxair), Markforged, Oerlikon AM, Proto Labs, RAM3D, Renishaw, Sandvik, Siemens Materials Solutions, Sintavia, SLM Solutions, Stratasys, Tekna, Toolcraft, TRUMPF, VELO3D, voestalpine and many more.

Sources: Press materials received from the company and additional information gleaned from the company’s website.

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