Mid-market heats up with increase in worldwide 3D printer shipments

Mid-market heats up with increase in worldwide 3D printer shipments

A report published by market research firm CONTEXT shows that 3D printer shipments and revenue in the first quarter of 2017 are up 16% on the previous year. The market share is driven by significant interest in mid-range personal/desktop machines, placing industrial grade/professional 3D printers in the shade. Defining the mid-range “Since the desktop 3D printer market began to emerge as a new category a decade ago, the $5,000 barrier has been used as the general rule-of-thumb dividing point for categories,” said Chris Connery, vice-president of Global Market Research and Analysis, CONTEXT. “As the 3D printer market continues to […]

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