250 AM Applications Detailed in Wohlers Report 2020March 26, 2020
Wohlers Associates, Inc. announced publication of Wohlers Report 2020, the 25th annual installment of the company’s report on additive manufacturing (AM) that provides details on AM applications, software, workflows, materials, systems and post-processing.
The comprehensive, 380-page report gathers and analyzes data from a record 129 service providers, 114 manufacturers of industrial AM systems, and 40 producers of third-party materials and desktop 3D printers to offer specifics on patents, startups, investment, R&D and the future of AM. Also included, courtesy of 79 co-authors and contributors in 33 countries: information on AM industry growth, including more than 250 examples of AM applications in production or development. In addition, Wohlers Report 2020 documents government-sponsored R&D, collaborations and consortia, and the activities of 139 academic and research institutes around the world.
New and expanded features of the 2020 edition include:Maturing and emerging applications of AM for series production; review of AM in the dental industry; commentary on 77 early-stage investments valued at $1.1 billion; compilation of 72 industry partnerships from the past 12 months; and expert reports from 35 countries.
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