IT market research specialist CONTEXT concluded that desktop 3D printers in the sub $5,000 range are responsible for the 14 percent increase in worldwide 3D printer shipments over the first half of 2016. While 3D printer shipments in the industrial/professional segment declined with about 15 percent over the first six months of 2016, compared to the same period in 2016, 3D printers in the sub $5,000 personal/desktop category did well. Representing most of the total units sold, they grew by about 15 percent and are largely responsible for the global shipment increase of 14 percent.
Desktop 3D Printers Responsible for 14% Global 3D Printer Market Growth
28 Oct 2016