France 3D Printing Market Overview, 2028

France 3D Printing Market Overview, 2028

Bonafide Research 31-03-2023 60 Pages Figures : 5 Tables : 13
Region : Europe Country : France Category : IT & Telecommunications Technology

The first 3D printing technology was developed in the 1980s by French engineer Alain Le Méhauté and his team at the National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) in France. The technology used a process called stereolithography to create 3D objects layer by layer from a liquid resin that was cured by a laser. Furthermore, in the 1990s, French companies such as Stratasys and Objet Geometries developed 3D printing technologies that were based on the concept of fused deposition modeling (FDM), which uses a thermoplastic filament that is melted and extruded layer by layer to create a 3D object. Moreover, the French company Dassault Systèmes developed a software platform called CATIA that enabled designers and engineers to create 3D models of products and simulate their performance. This software played a key role in the development of 3D printing technologies in France and around the world. Furthermore, in 2005, the French government launched a national program called "Rapid manufacturing" to promote the development and use of 3D printing technologies in the country. The program provided funding and support for research and development, as well as for the creation of 3D printing centers and training programs. Furthermore, in 2008, the French company Sculpteo was founded, which offered an online 3D printing service, allowing customers to upload their 3D designs and have them printed and delivered. For instance, In France, the increased use of 3D printing technology in industrial products, education and research, healthcare, defense, aerospace and automotive sectors increased demand for 3D printing. With aircraft manufacturers investing massive sums of money in 3D technology for the production of jet engine combustion nozzles, turbine blades, and structural parts, the market potential for 3D printing is enormous, and it is assisting in the development of efficient processes in the aerospace sector. According to the research report "France 3D Printing Market Overview, 2028," published by Bonafide Research, the france 3D printing market was valued at more than USD 700 Million in 2022. The prototyping segment accounted for the largest share in 2022 due to widespread adoption of the prototyping process across multiple industry verticals. For precisely designing and developing parts, components, and complex systems, prototyping is especially useful in the automotive, aerospace, and defence industries. In response to rising demand for designing and manufacturing functional parts, the functional parts manufacturing segment is expected to grow at the fastest CAGR from 2023 to 2028. The market is divided into two types of printer’s desktop 3D printers and industrial 3D printers. Industrial 3D printers will lead the market in 2022, with a larger market share. Industrial 3D printers are used in a variety of industries, including aerospace, automotive, healthcare, and defense, to produce more complex and customized parts and components than traditional manufacturing methods. Furthermore, industrial 3D printers can use a variety of materials, including metals, ceramics, and plastics, allowing manufacturers to select the best material for their application. 3D printers are expected to grow at a faster CAGR than industrial 3D printers because they are more affordable, accessible, and simple to use. However, based on the offerings, the market is divided into printers, materials, services, and software segments. During the forecast period, printer has the largest market share. Printers have the highest market share in the France 3D printing market based on offering because they are the most important component of any 3D printing system. Without a printer, it is impossible to create 3D objects using additive manufacturing technology. Materials have the highest CAGR because they are an essential component of the 3D printing process. In France, these companies design and manufacture 3D printers and related hardware, such as scanners, software, and other tools. Some of them are Prodways, AddUp, and Delta Equipement. Furthermore, a wide range of materials can be used in 3D printing, including plastics, metals, and ceramics. Material suppliers in France provide raw materials, filaments, powders, and resins for 3D printing. Some of the leading material suppliers in France include Arkema, Solvay, and BASF. Moreover, service providers offer a range of 3D printing services, such as design, prototyping, and manufacturing. Some companies specialize in 3D printing for specific industries, such as healthcare or aerospace. Examples of 3D printing service providers in France include Sculpteo, Materialise, and Soprofame. Furthermore, distributors help connect 3D printer manufacturers and material suppliers with end-users. They typically offer a range of products and services, including sales, marketing, and technical support. Some of the leading 3D printing distributors in France includes 3D Prod, Sodicam, and Technimold. Moreover, education and research institutions play an important role in the 3D printing supply chain in France. They help drive innovation and provide a pipeline of skilled workers for the industry. Some of the leading universities and research institutions in France that specialize in 3D printing include the Ecole Polytechnique, the University of Paris-Saclay, and the CNRS. In France, resellers typically focus on selling 3D printers, materials, and related equipment to small and medium-sized businesses. They often provide training and technical support to their customers, as well as maintenance and repair services. Some examples of 3D printing resellers in France include Machine-3D, Axis 3D, and Delta Equipement. Furthermore, 3D printing software is used to design and prepare 3D models for printing. Software providers in France offer a range of solutions, from basic design tools to more advanced software that can optimize designs for specific materials or printing methods. Some of the leading 3D printing software providers in France includes Dassault Systemes, Autodesk, and SolidWorks. Moreover, certification and testing services in France help to ensure the safety and quality of 3D-printed products. Examples of certification and testing service providers in France include Bureau Veritas, Cetim, and LNE. Furthermore, some of the 3D printing associations and industry groups in France include 3Dnatives, A3DM, and Le Club de l'impression 3D. In addition, some of the companies that specialize in logistics and transportation in France, such as DHL, FedEx, and UPS, are working to develop specialized services to meet the unique needs of 3D printing. In France, some of the start-ups in the 3D printing industry include XtreeE, Poietis, Dagoma, AnatomikModeling, OpenEdge, and many more. In France, some technology expos and trade shows may include VivaTech is one of Europe's largest technology expos and covers a wide range of technologies, including 3D printing. The event was scheduled to take place in Paris from June 15–17, 2022. Furthermore, SIDO Lyon is an international trade show that covers the latest trends and innovations in IoT, robotics, artificial intelligence, and 3D printing. The event was scheduled to take place in Lyon on April 6–7, 2022. Moreover, Advanced Manufacturing Meetings is an international business convention for the manufacturing industry, which includes 3D printing as one of the technologies featured. The event was scheduled for March 22–24, 2022, in Villeurbanne, France. In addition, Global Industrie is a major industrial trade show that covers a wide range of technologies, including 3D printing. The event was scheduled for March 22–25, 2022, in Lyon, France. Considered in this report • Geography: France • Historic year: 2017 • Base year: 2022 • Estimated year: 2023 • Forecast year: 2028 Aspects covered in this report • France 3D Printing market with its value and forecast along with its segments • Various drivers and challenges • On-going trends and developments • Top profiled companies • Strategic recommendation By Offerings: • Printers • Materials • Services • Software By Printer Type: • Desktop 3D Printer • Industrial 3D Printer By Application Type: • Prototyping • Functional Part Manufacturing • Tooling The approach of the report: This report consists of a combined approach of primary and secondary research. Initially, secondary research was used to get an understanding of the market and list out the companies that are present in it. The secondary research consists of third-party sources such as press releases, annual reports of companies, government-generated reports, and databases. After gathering the data from secondary sources, primary research was conducted by making telephone interviews with the leading players about how the market is functioning and then conducting trade calls with dealers and distributors of the market. Post this; we have started doing primary calls to consumers by equally segmenting them in regional aspects, tier aspects, age group, and gender. Once we have primary data with us, we can start verifying the details obtained from secondary sources. Intended audience This report can be useful to industry consultants, manufacturers, suppliers, associations and organizations related to the 3D printing industry, government bodies, and other stakeholders to align their market-centric strategies. In addition to marketing and presentations, it will also increase competitive knowledge about the industry.

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