Gartner Research

Forecast: 3D Printers, Worldwide, 2013

Published: 27 September 2013

ID: G00255101

Analyst(s): Pete Basiliere , Yulan Li, Zalak Shah


Consumer and enterprise 3D printer shipments are growing at 95.4% and revenue at 81.9% from 2012 through 2017. The 3D printer market will grow from $288 million to more than $5.7 billion by 2017 as consumer 3D printing hype accelerates 3D printer purchases by enterprises worldwide.

Table Of Contents

Forecast Data


  • 3DP Market Size and Growth Rate
    • 3DP Average Selling Prices
    • 3DP Shipments by Price Band
    • 3DP Market Growth by Region


  • Technology Trends
  • Pricing Trends
  • Demand
    • Consumer Demand
    • Enterprise Demand
    • General
    • Supply

Forecast Methodology

  • Market Definition
  • Market Segments
  • Market Sizing
  • Market Forecast
    • Forecast Components
    • Influencing Factors

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