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Global 3D Printing Filaments Market By Type (Plastics, Metals, Ceramics, Others), By End-Users (Aerospace & Defense, Automotive, Medical & Dental, Electronics, Others) By Region, Forecast & Opportunities to 2026

The global 3D printing filaments market accounted for a value of USD 710 million in 2019. 3D printing filaments market projected to register growth at a CAGR of 23.3% during forecast period.

COVID-19 has impacted the 3D printing filaments market as the manufacturing plants have to halt or shut it facilities for months due to lockdown in major countries of the world. The supply chain of raw materials and finished products got disrupted due to travel restriction.  3D printing filaments products are used for medical applications due to growing demand for medical components such as swabs, ventilators splitters, face masks and others. Various end-users has shifted from conventional to medical equipments production due to spread of corona virus.


3D printing filaments can be defined as thermoplastic feedstock for fused deposition modeling 3D printers. Filaments are available with different properties for different temperatures to print. It is available in 1.75mm and 2.85mm.

Market Dynamics (Drivers/Opportunities):

Various end-users industries are adopting 3D printing filament as it reduces manufacturing cost, operating time and allows mass production of industrial goods. Many benefits of 3D printing filaments made many end-users industries adopting this which increases demand for 3D printing market and drives growth in this market during forecast period.

Governments across various regions in the world are promoting adoption of 3D printing filaments. They have started various initiatives to support this market which leads to various industries adopting 3D printing filaments market. This drives growth in 3D printing filaments during forecast period.

Market Insights, by Type

On the basis of type, the 3D printing filaments market is segmented into plastics, metals, ceramics and others. The plastics segment is estimated to lead the market during forecast period. The plastics are highly available for production of 3D printed objects and it has high compatibility of the material with FDM printers. Plastics are used in various applications and it is adopted by various end-users industries. The plastics are available at low prices and this drives growth in plastics segment during forecast period.

Market Insights, by End-Users

 On the basis of end-users, the 3D printing filaments market is segmented into aerospace & defense, automotive, electronics, medical & dental and others. Medical & dental segment is estimated to foresee highest growth during forecast period. The demand for plastics filaments is increasing in various applications such as medical devices and components, prosthetics and implants. The use of PLA is increasing in printing of prosthetics and implants as PLA is approved and biodegradable material for medical use. The medical & dental segment use filaments at large scale to fulfill the demands for users. This drives growth in medical & dental end-users industry during forecast period.

Regional Insights

North America region is estimated to dominate the market for 3D printing filaments during forecast period. The demand for 3D printing filaments is increasing across various end-users such as aerospace, medical, defense, automotive and others in this region. This region is the largest consumer of 3D printing filaments. This printing is used for printing complex parts like engine parts, jet wings and metal guns etc. Various manufacturers of 3D printing filaments are establishing their foot in this region. This drives growth in Asia-Pacific region during forecast period.

Key Companies & Market Share Insights

The key market players in 3D printing filaments market are 3D systems Corporation, Stratasys Ltd., Arkema SA, Koninklijke DSM, Materialise NV, Evonik Industries AG, Saudi Basic Industries Corporation, HP Inc., Dupont DE Nemours, EOS GMBH-Electro Optical Systems, BASF 3D Printing Solutions, Shenzhen Esun Industrial Co., Envisiontec GMBH, CRP Technologies S.R.L, Oxford Performance Material Inc., and Wipro 3D.

Segments Covered in the Report

This report forecasts The Global 3D Printing Filaments Market, regional, and country levels and provides an analysis of the latest industry trends and opportunities in each of the sub-segments from 2020 to 2026. For the purpose of this study, Our Company has segmented the global 3D printing filaments market report on the basis of type and end-users.

3D Printing Filaments Market Size & Forecast (2017-2026)

  1. Research Framework
    • Market Definition and Product Overview
    • Market Segmentation
  2. Research Methodology
    • Qualitative Research
      • Primary & Secondary Sources
    • Quantitative Research
      • Primary & Secondary Sources
    • Breakdown of Primary Research Respondents, By Region
      • Secondary Research
      • Primary Research
    • Breakdown of Primary Research Respondents, By Industry Participants
      • Market Size Estimation
      • Assumption for the Study
      • Market Breakdown & Data Triangulation
  1. Executive Summary
    • Market Snapshot
  2. Industry Insights
    • Industry ecosystem analysis
      • Value Chain Analysis
    • Industry impact and forces
      • Growth Drivers
      • Challenges &Restraints
      • Opportunities
    • Disruptive Technological Analysis
    • Regulatory framework
      • North America
      • Europe
      • Asia Pacific
      • Middle East & Africa
      • South America
    • Growth potential analysis, 2019
    • Porter’s Five forces analysis
    • Pricing Analysis
      • North America
      • Europe
      • Asia Pacific
      • Middle East & Africa
      • South America
  1. COVID – Impact Analysis
    • North America
    • Europe
    • Asia Pacific
    • Middle East & Africa
    • South America
  2. 3D Printing Filaments Market, By Type, Market Size & Forecast To 2026

(USD Million 2017,2018, 2019, 2020, 2021-e-2026-p)

  • Introduction
  • Plastics
  • Metals
  • Ceramics
  • Others
  1. 3D Printing Filaments Market, By End-Users, Market Size & Forecast To 2026

(USD Million 2017,2018, 2019, 2020, 2021-e-2026-p)

  • Introduction
  • Aerospace & Defense
  • Automotive
  • Electronics
  • Medical & Dental
  • Others
  1. 3D Printing Filaments Market, By Region, Market Size & Forecast To 2026

(USD Million 2017,2018, 2019, 2020, 2021-e-2026-p)

  • Introduction
  • North America Market Size & Forecast To 2026
    • Market Overview
    • COVID-19 Impact
    • By Type
    • By End-Users
    • By Country
      • USA
        • By End-Users
      • Canada
      • Mexico
    • South America Market Size & Forecast To 2026
      • Market Overview
      • COVID-19 Impact
      • By Type
      • By End-Users
      • By Country
        • Brazil
          • By End-Users
        • Argentina
        • Chile
        • Rest of South America
      • Europe Market Size & Forecast To 2026
        • Market Overview
        • COVID-19 Impact
        • By Type
        • By End-Users
        • By Country
          • UK
            • By End-Users
          • Germany
          • France
          • Italy
          • Rest of Europe
        • APAC Market Size & Forecast To 2026
          • Market Overview
          • COVID-19 Impact
          • By Type
          • By End-Users
          • By Country
            • China
              • By End-Users
            • India
            • Japan
            • South Korea
            • Australia
            • Rest of APAC
          • Middle East & Africa Market Size & Forecast To 2026
            • Market Overview
            • COVID-19 Impact
            • By Type
            • By End-Users
            • By Country
              • Saudi Arabia
                • By End-Users
              • UAE
              • Qatar
              • Kuwait
              • South Africa
              • Rest of Middle East & Africa
  1. Competitive Landscaping
    • Competitive Benchmarking
      • Market Share Analysis, 2019
      • Global Presence and Growth Strategies
        • Mergers & Acquisitions
        • New Product Launches
        • Investments Trends
        • R&D Initiatives
  1. Company Profile
    • Wipro 3D
      • Company Overview
      • Financial Overview
      • Product Portfolio
      • Recent Developments
      • SWOT Analysis
      • Strategic Outlook
    • 3D systems Corporation
    • Stratasys Ltd.
    • Arkema SA
    • Koninklijke DSM
    • Materialise NV
    • Evonik Industries AG
    • Saudi Basic Industries Corporation
    • HP Inc.
    • Dupont DE Nemours
    • EOS GMBH-Electro Optical Systems
    • BASF 3D Printing Solutions
    • Shenzhen Esun Industrial Co.
    • Envisiontec GMBH
    • CRP Technologies S.R.L
    • Oxford Performance Material Inc.
  2. Appendix
    • Interrelated Market


Research Methodology

1.1     Research Methodology

The process of market research at PAN Market Consulting is very intuitive being iterative in nature and usually follows the path where Information gathered from secondary research is used to build data models, which are than validated from primary participants. Then same cycle repeats where, according to inputs from primary participants, additional secondary research is done, and new information type is again incorporated into data model. The process continues till desired level of information is not generated.

To calculate the market size, the report considers the revenue generated from the sales of the product/services. The revenue generated from the sales of product/services has been calculated through primary and secondary research. The report also analyses the key players operating in the market at the global level which are identified through secondary research and a corresponding detailed analysis of the top vendors in the market. The market size calculation also includes product segmentation determined using secondary sources and verified through primary sources.

1.2     Secondary Research

The secondary research source that are typically referred to include, but are not limited to:

  • Company websites, annual reports, financial reports, broker reports, investor presentations and SEC filings
  • Internal and external proprietary databases, relevant patent and regulatory databases
  • National government documents, statistical databases and market reports
  • News articles, press releases and web-casts specific to the companies operating in the market

The source for secondary research includes but is not limited to Factiva, Hoovers and Statista


1.3     Primary Research

We conduct primary interviews on an ongoing basis with industry participants and commentators in order to validate data and analysis. A typical research interview fulfills the following end users:

  • It provides first-hand information on the market size, market trends, growth trends, competitive landscape, future outlook etc.
  • Helps in validating and strengthening the secondary research findings
  • Further develops the analysis team’s expertise and market understanding
  • Primary research involves E-mail interactions, telephonic interviews as well as face-to-face interviews for each market, category, segment and sub-segment across geographies

The participants who typically take part in such a process include, but are not limited to:

  • Industry participants: CEOs, VPs, marketing/ product managers, market intelligence managers and national sales managers
  • Purchasing managers, technical personnel, distributors and resellers
  • Outside experts: Investment bankers, valuation experts, research analysts specializing in specific markets
  • Key opinion leaders specializing in different areas corresponding to different industry end users

1.4     Models

Where no hard data is available, we use modeling and estimates in order to produce comprehensive data sets. A rigorous methodology is adopted in which the available hard data is cross referenced with the following data products to produce estimates:

  • Demographic data: Population split by segment
  • Macro-economic indicators: GDP, etc.
  • Industry indicators: Expenditure, product stage & infrastructure, sector growth and facilities.

Data is then cross checked by the expert panel.

1.4.1 Company Share Analysis Model

Company share analysis is used to derive the size of global market. As well as study of revenues of companies for last three to five years also provide the base for forecasting the market size and its growth rate. This model is built in following steps:


1.4.2 Revenue Based Modeling

Revenue based models can be built in two ways – Top-Down or Bottom-Up irrespective of industry. Market size estimated from company share analysis acts as a validation point for bottom-up approach whereas it acts as starting point for top-down approach.


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