Global aerospace 3D printing market was valued at over $ 850 million in 2018 and is poised to grow at CAGR of more than 20% during forecast period on account of increasing demand for reducing the overall weight of the aircraft so as to improve the fuel consumption. Moreover, 3D printing can be used to customize components and parts used in the aircraft industry by efficient use of the overall raw material with high accuracy, thereby promoting growth of 3D printing market. Complicated components can be easily made with the 3D printing technology with reduced errors.

Global aerospace 3D printing market can be segmented based on vertical, industry, material, printer technology and material application. In terms of vertical, the market can be bifurcated into printers and material. On account of increasing demand for materials possessing high strength to weight ratio for 3D printing technology, material segment is anticipated to grow at the highest rate during forecast period. Based on the material application, 3D printing finds application in all the components and parts including engine, structural and space components. However, on account of increasing focus of companies on manufacturing engine components, the segment is posed to grow at impressive rate until 2024.

Regionally, the market for aerospace 3D printing is gaining traction and expanding to various regions including Asia-Pacific, North America, Europe, South America and Middle East & Africa. Among these regions, North America is the largest market of aerospace 3D printing. Presence of regional and leading players in the region backed by approval from Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for the use of 3D printed parts in commercial aircrafts, the market of North America is anticipated to grow at substantial rate through 2024.

Major players operating in the aerospace 3D printing market include Stratasys Ltd., The Exone Company, Materialise NV, Aerojet Rocketdyne, Ultimaker B.V., Arcam AB, MTU Aero Engines AG, Höganäs AB, 3D Systems Corporation, Envisiontec GmbH, EOS GmbH, Norsk Titanium AS, Sintavia LLC, Oerlikon Management AG, Lockheed Martin, etc. Major companies are developing advanced technologies and launching new products in order to stay competitive in the market. Other competitive strategies include mergers & acquisitions and new product developments. Lockheed Martin Corp and Arconic entered into a two-year developmental agreement in order to develop customized lightweight material systems.

Years considered for this report:

Historical Years: 2014-2017

Base Year: 2018

Estimated Year: 2019

Forecast Period: 2020–2024

Objective of the Study:

  • To analyze and forecast the market size of global aerospace 3D printing market.
  • To classify and forecast global aerospace 3D printing market based on vertical, industry, material, printer technology, material application and regional distribution.
  • To identify drivers and challenges for global aerospace 3D printing market.
  • To examine competitive developments such as expansions, new product launches, mergers & acquisitions, etc., in global aerospace 3D printing market.
  • To conduct pricing analysis for global aerospace 3D printing market.
  • To identify and analyze the profile of leading players operating in global aerospace 3D printing market.


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Some of the leading players in global aerospace 3D printing market are Stratasys Ltd., The Exone Company, Materialise NV, Aerojet Rocketdyne, Ultimaker B.V., Arcam AB, MTU Aero Engines AG, Höganäs AB, 3D Systems Corporation, Envisiontec GmbH, EOS GmbH, Norsk Titanium AS, Aerojet Rocketdyne, Sintavia LLC, Oerlikon Management AG, Lockheed Martin, etc.

TechSci Research performed both primary as well as exhaustive secondary research for this study. Initially, TechSci Research sourced a list of manufacturers across the globe. Subsequently, TechSci Research conducted primary research surveys with the identified companies. While interviewing, the respondents were also enquired about their competitors. Through this technique, TechSci Research could include the manufacturers which could not be identified due to the limitations of secondary research. TechSci Research analyzed the manufacturers, distribution channels and presence of all major players across the globe.

TechSci Research calculated the market size of global aerospace 3D printing market using a bottom-up approach, wherein data for various end-user segments was recorded and forecast for the future years. TechSci Research sourced these values from the industry experts and company representatives and externally validated through analyzing historical data of these product types and applications for getting an appropriate, overall market size. Various secondary sources such as company websites, news articles, press releases, company annual reports, investor presentations and financial reports were also studied by TechSci Research.


Key Target Audience:

  • Manufacturers of aerospace 3D printers and 3D printing materials
  • Aircraft manufacturers using 3D printing technology
  • Government bodies such as regulating authorities and policy makers
  • Organizations, forums and alliances related to aerospace 3D printing
  • Market research and consulting firms

The study is useful in providing answers to several critical questions that are important for the industry stakeholders such as manufacturers and partners, end users, etc., besides allowing them in strategizing investments and capitalizing on market opportunities.

Report Scope:

In this report, global aerospace 3D printing market has been segmented into following categories, in addition to the industry trends which have also been detailed below:

  • Market, By Vertical:
    • Material
    • Printers
  • Market, By Industry:
    • Aircraft
      • Commercial
      • Military
    • UAVs
    • Spacecraft
  • Market, By Material:
    • Metals
    • Composites
    • Ceramics
  • Market, By Printer Technology:
    • Stereolithography (SLA)
    • Fusion Deposition Modelling (FDM)
    • Direct Metal Laser Sintering (DMLS)
    • Selective Laser Sintering (SLS)
    • Continuous Liquid Interface Production (CLIP)
    • Others
  • Market, By Material Application:
    • Engine Components
    • Structural Components
    • Space Components
  • Market, By Region:
    • North America
      • United States
      • Mexico
      • Canada
    • Europe
      • Germany
      • France
      • United Kingdom
      • Italy
      • Spain
    • Asia-Pacific
      • China
      • India 
      • Japan
      • Singapore
      • Australia
    • Middle East & Africa
      • South Africa
      • Saudi Arabia
      • UAE
    • South America
      • Brazil
      • Argentina
      • Colombia

Competitive Landscape

Company Profiles: Detailed analysis of the major companies present in global aerospace 3D printing market.

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1.    Product Overview

2.    Research Methodology

3.    Executive Summary

4.    Voice of Customer

5.    Global Aerospace 3D Printing Market Outlook

5.1.  Market Size & Forecast

5.1.1.     By Value

5.2.  Market Share & Forecast

5.2.1.     By Vertical (Material; Printers)

5.2.2.     By Industry (Aircraft (Commercial & Military); UAVs; Spacecraft)

5.2.3.     By Material (Metals; Composites; Ceramics)

5.2.4.     By Printer Technology (Stereolithography (SLA); Fusion Deposition Modelling (FDM); Direct Metal Laser Sintering (DMLS); Selective Laser Sintering (SLS); Continuous Liquid Interface Production (CLIP), Others)

5.2.5.     By Material Application (Engine Components; Structural Components; Space components)

5.2.6.     By Company (2018)

5.3.  Market Attractiveness Index

6.    North America Aerospace 3D Printing Market Outlook

6.1.  Market Size & Forecast          

6.1.1.     By Value

6.2.  Market Share & Forecast

6.2.1.     By Vertical

6.2.2.     By Industry

6.2.3.     By Printer Technology

6.2.4.     By Material Application

6.3.  North America: Country Analysis

6.3.1.     United States Aerospace 3D Printing Market Outlook

6.3.1.1.         Market Size & Forecast

6.3.1.1.1.             By Value

6.3.1.2.         Market Share & Forecast

6.3.1.2.1.             By Vertical

6.3.1.2.2.             By Industry

6.3.1.2.3.             By Printer Technology

6.3.2.     Canada Aerospace 3D Printing Market Outlook

6.3.2.1.         Market Size & Forecast

6.3.2.1.1.             By Value

6.3.2.2.         Market Share & Forecast

6.3.2.2.1.             By Vertical

6.3.2.2.2.             By Industry

6.3.2.2.3.             By Printer Technology

6.3.3.     Mexico Aerospace 3D Printing Market Outlook

6.3.3.1.         Market Size & Forecast

6.3.3.1.1.             By Value

6.3.3.2.         Market Share & Forecast

6.3.3.2.1.             By Vertical

6.3.3.2.2.             By Industry

6.3.3.2.3.             By Printer Technology

7.    Europe Aerospace 3D Printing Market Outlook

7.1.  Market Size & Forecast          

7.1.1.     By Value

7.2.  Market Share & Forecast

7.2.1.     By Vertical

7.2.2.     By Industry

7.2.3.     By Printer Technology

7.2.4.     By Material Application

7.2.5.     By Country (France; Germany; UK; Italy; Spain and Rest of Europe)

7.3.  Europe: Country Analysis

7.3.1.     France Aerospace 3D Printing Market Outlook

7.3.1.1.         Market Size & Forecast

7.3.1.1.1.             By Value

7.3.1.2.         Market Share & Forecast

7.3.1.2.1.             By Vertical

7.3.1.2.2.             By Industry

7.3.1.2.3.             By Printer Technology

7.3.2.     Germany Aerospace 3D Printing Market Outlook

7.3.2.1.         Market Size & Forecast

7.3.2.1.1.             By Value

7.3.2.2.         Market Share & Forecast

7.3.2.2.1.             By Vertical

7.3.2.2.2.             By Industry

7.3.2.2.3.             By Printer Technology

7.3.3.     United Kingdom Aerospace 3D Printing Market Outlook

7.3.3.1.         Market Size & Forecast

7.3.3.1.1.             By Value

7.3.3.2.         Market Share & Forecast

7.3.3.2.1.             By Vertical

7.3.3.2.2.             By Industry

7.3.3.2.3.             By Printer Technology

7.3.4.     Italy Aerospace 3D Printing Market Outlook

7.3.4.1.         Market Size & Forecast

7.3.4.1.1.             By Value

7.3.4.2.         Market Share & Forecast

7.3.4.2.1.             By Vertical

7.3.4.2.2.             By Industry

7.3.4.2.3.             By Printer Technology

7.3.5.     Spain Aerospace 3D Printing Market Outlook

7.3.5.1.         Market Size & Forecast

7.3.5.1.1.             By Value

7.3.5.2.         Market Share & Forecast

7.3.5.2.1.             By Vertical

7.3.5.2.2.             By Industry

7.3.5.2.3.             By Printer Technology

8.    Asia-Pacific Aerospace 3D Printing Market Outlook

8.1.  Market Size & Forecast          

8.1.1.     By Value

8.2.  Market Share & Forecast

8.2.1.     By Vertical

8.2.2.     By Industry

8.2.3.     By Printer Technology

8.2.4.     By Material Application

8.2.5.     By Country (China; India; Japan; South Korea; Australia; and Rest of Asia Pacific)

8.3.  Asia-Pacific: Country Analysis

8.3.1.     China Aerospace 3D Printing Market Outlook

8.3.1.1.         Market Size & Forecast

8.3.1.1.1.             By Value

8.3.1.2.         Market Share & Forecast

8.3.1.2.1.             By Vertical

8.3.1.2.2.             By Industry

8.3.1.2.3.             By Printer Technology

8.3.2.     India Aerospace 3D Printing Market Outlook

8.3.2.1.         Market Size & Forecast

8.3.2.1.1.             By Value

8.3.2.2.         Market Share & Forecast

8.3.2.2.1.             By Vertical

8.3.2.2.2.             By Industry

8.3.2.2.3.             By Printer Technology

8.3.3.     Japan Aerospace 3D Printing Market Outlook

8.3.3.1.         Market Size & Forecast

8.3.3.1.1.             By Value

8.3.3.2.         Market Share & Forecast

8.3.3.2.1.             By Vertical

8.3.3.2.2.             By Industry

8.3.3.2.3.             By Printer Technology

8.3.4.     Singapore Aerospace 3D Printing Market Outlook

8.3.4.1.         Market Size & Forecast

8.3.4.1.1.             By Value

8.3.4.2.         Market Share & Forecast

8.3.4.2.1.             By Vertical

8.3.4.2.2.             By Industry

8.3.4.2.3.             By Printer Technology

8.3.5.     Australia Aerospace 3D Printing Market Outlook

8.3.5.1.         Market Size & Forecast

8.3.5.1.1.             By Value

8.3.5.2.         Market Share & Forecast

8.3.5.2.1.             By Vertical

8.3.5.2.2.             By Industry

8.3.5.2.3.             By Printer Technology

9.    Middle East and Africa Aerospace 3D Printing Market Outlook

9.1.  Market Size & Forecast          

9.1.1.     By Value

9.2.  Market Share & Forecast

9.2.1.     By Vertical

9.2.2.     By Industry

9.2.3.     By Printer Technology

9.2.4.     By Material Application

9.2.5.     By Country (UAE; Saudi Arabia; South Africa and Rest of Middle East & Africa)

9.3.  MEA: Country Analysis

9.3.1.     South Africa Aerospace 3D Printing Market Outlook

9.3.1.1.         Market Size & Forecast

9.3.1.1.1.             By Value

9.3.1.2.         Market Share & Forecast

9.3.1.2.1.             By Vertical

9.3.1.2.2.             By Industry

9.3.1.2.3.             By Printer Technology

9.3.2.     Saudi Arabia Aerospace 3D Printing Market Outlook

9.3.2.1.         Market Size & Forecast

9.3.2.1.1.             By Value

9.3.2.2.         Market Share & Forecast

9.3.2.2.1.             By Vertical

9.3.2.2.2.             By Industry

9.3.2.2.3.             By Printer Technology

9.3.3.     UAE Aerospace 3D Printing Market Outlook

9.3.3.1.         Market Size & Forecast

9.3.3.1.1.             By Value

9.3.3.2.         Market Share & Forecast

9.3.3.2.1.             By Vertical

9.3.3.2.2.             By Industry

9.3.3.2.3.             By Printer Technology

10.  South America Aerospace 3D Printing Market Outlook

10.1.              Market Size & Forecast

10.1.1.  By Value

10.2.              Market Share & Forecast

10.2.1.  By Vertical

10.2.2.  By Industry

10.2.3.  By Printer Technology

10.2.4.  By Material Application

10.2.5.  By Country (Brazil; Argentina; Colombia; and Rest of South America)

10.3.              South America: Country Analysis

10.3.1.  Brazil Aerospace 3D Printing Market Outlook

10.3.1.1.      Market Size & Forecast

10.3.1.1.1.           By Value

10.3.1.2.      Market Share & Forecast

10.3.1.2.1.           By Vertical

10.3.1.2.2.           By Industry

10.3.1.2.3.           By Printer Technology

10.3.2.  Argentina Aerospace 3D Printing Market Outlook

10.3.2.1.      Market Size & Forecast

10.3.2.1.1.           By Value

10.3.2.2.      Market Share & Forecast

10.3.2.2.1.           By Vertical

10.3.2.2.2.           By Industry

10.3.2.2.3.           By Printer Technology

10.3.3.  Colombia Aerospace 3D Printing Market Outlook

10.3.3.1.      Market Size & Forecast

10.3.3.1.1.           By Value

10.3.3.2.      Market Share & Forecast

10.3.3.2.1.           By Vertical

10.3.3.2.2.           By Industry

10.3.3.2.3.           By Printer Technology

11.  Market Dynamics

11.1.              Drivers

11.2.              Challenges

12.  Market Trends & Developments

13.  Competitive Landscape

13.1.              Competition Outlook

13.2.              Company Profiles

13.2.1.  Stratasys Ltd.

13.2.2.  The Exone Company

13.2.3.  Materialise NV

13.2.4.  Aerojet Rocketdyne

13.2.5.  Ultimaker B.V.

13.2.6.  Arcam AB

13.2.7.  MTU Aero Engines AG

13.2.8.  Höganäs AB

13.2.9.  3D Systems Corporation

13.2.10.                Envisiontec GmbH

13.2.11.                EOS GmbH

13.2.12.                Norsk Titanium AS

13.2.13.                Aerojet Rocketdyne

13.2.14.                Sintavia LLC

13.2.15.                Oerlikon Management AG

13.2.16.                Lockheed Martin

14.  Strategic Recommendations

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