TECH BUYER Oct 2017 - IDC FutureScape - Doc # US43152717
IDC FutureScape: Worldwide 3D Printing 2018 Predictions
By: Pankaj Chawla, Kimberly Knickle, Mun Chun Lim, Wendy Mok, Roberto AlunniSenior Research Manager, IPDS, MEA, Silvia CossoResearch Manager, European Storage, Tim GreeneResearch Director, Hardcopy Solutions, Julio VialQuarterly Research Manager, European Quarterly Printer Market Tracker, Evan HardieResearch Director, Future of Work, Printers & Digital Displays, Keith KmetzProgram Vice President, Imaging, Printing & Document Solutions, Zdenek KrouzelProgram Manager, Mobile Devices and 3D Printing Solution, Czech Republic, Alan S. Louie, Ph.D.Research Director, Life Sciences, Tomoko MitaniResearch Manager, Imaging, Printing and Document Solutions, IDC Japan, Max PepperSenior Research Analyst, Infrastructure Systems, Platforms and Technologies, Maggie TanVice President, Imaging, Printing & Document Solution, IDC Asia/Pacific, Mick HeysVice President, Future of WorkSpace & Imaging, IDC EMEA
This IDC study provides the top 10 predictions for the 3D printing market for 2018 with analysis that covers a four-year time period. The predictions are designed to provide organizational decision makers with a call-to-action plan with respect to their company's 3D printing infrastructure.
According to Keith Kmetz, program vice president, 3D Printing, "The onset of digital manufacturing means that 3D printing is positioned as a key enabler of this anticipated market development. Our predictions create a framework for IT and line-of-business executives to plan and execute 3D printing technology-related initiatives over the next three years."
Deloitte LLP, Cummins, Inc., Dassault Systemes SE, SAP SE, Deutsche Bahn AG, Fast Radius, LLC, CREATIVE COMMONS, Adobe Systems Inc., Ricoh Company, Ltd., DATA I/O CORPORATION, Konica Minolta Holdings, Inc., HP Inc., United Parcel Service, Inc., Formlabs, Inc., Chevron Corp., Canon Inc., Worldwide Energy and Manufacturing USA, Inc., IOT GROUP LIMITED, Johnson & Johnson Services, Inc., Siemens AG, BASF SE, Alcoa Corp., OBJET LTD., 3D Systems, Inc.