Wohlers Associates Releases 3D Printing Report

Wohlers Associates, an independent consulting firm based Fort Collins, Colorado, USA, published its report including review and analysis of additive manufacturing (AM) and 3D printing. The report shows 348 of AM machines were sold in 2013, compared to 198 in 2012, recoding a 75.8% growth.

Terry Wohlers, Founder and President of Wohlers Associates and a principal author of the new report, says, “Companies such as Airbus, General Electric, and Lima Corporate are using these machines to produce complex metal parts for next-generation aerospace and medical products.”

According to Wohlers Associates, Wohlers Report 2014 is a comprehensive study that covers all aspects of 3D printing, including its history, applications, processes, materials, and manufacturers. The 276-page annual study is packed with up-to-date and practical information. It includes 35 charts and graphs, 60 tables, and 248 images and illustrations. The report was created with support from 82 service providers, 29 system manufacturers, and the valuable contributions of 70 co-authors in 24 countries.

For more information, please visit www.wohlersassociates.com

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