rich mccomas3D Printing Industry Trends

Rich McComas is a Senior Editor and Research Director at Cellular 3D, an experienced journalist and opinion leader who has written, researched and covered the consumer and professional medical device industry for more than 20 years.  Rich heads up all healthcare market and technology research projects at Cellular 3D, personally overseeing a number of dental and medical initiatives.  Rich believes that 3D printing can help make a variety of medical devices more accessible to patients and practitioners throughout the world.

deloitte am timeline

At one of the keynote addresses of the SIMT Additive Manufacturing Symposium, Deloitte partner, Dr. Mark J. Cotteleer, presented an overview of the industry and in spite of signficant advances, still predicted that 3D manufacturing adoption wont achieve full steam till the 2030 to 2050 timeframe.

Late 2014 forecasts for growth of the Additive Manufacturing market by equity research analysts range from: $7 billion by 2020, on 18 percent CAGR (Paul Coster of JP Morgan), to bull market scenarios as high as $21.3 billion by 2020, on 34 percent CAGR (Ben Uglow of Morgan Stanley).

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