Interview: New study shows 3D printing is second fastest growing technology of 2017

Interview: New study shows 3D printing is second fastest growing technology of 2017

IFI CLAIMS Patent Services has published a new report showing the enterprises, technologies and countries with the most patents. For 2017, over 320,000 patents were granted – an increase of 5.2% on the previous year and a new record. I caught up with Larry Cady, senior analyst, IFI CLAIMS Patent Services, to learn more about trends in 3D printing patents. The 3D printing industry is, “Vibrant and growing fast” Cady tells me. “We note that additive manufacturing is being heavily used at companies like Boeing and General Electric . Combined with some new advanced materials, it may have a […]

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