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RFQ Report Shows Metal-Printing Market on the Rise

Thursday, March 2, 2017

According to a report from 3Diligent, an online additive-manufacturing (AM) services marketplace, the percentage of AM RFQs for metal parts nearly doubled in 2016, representing 27 percent of all AM RFQs. The market share for plastic and resin printed parts shrunk from 76 percent of all RFQs in 2015 to 65 percent in 2016. 3Diligent also studies pricing behavior, finding that the spread between supplier bids can be quite high, with the average high bid nearly three times that of the lowest bid.

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