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2012 edition at half price
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ISBN 0-9754429-9-6

About Wohlers Report 2012
Wohlers Report 2012, available as a color PDF, provides a review and analysis of additive manufacturing and 3D printing worldwide.  This edition marks the 17th consecutive year of its publication.

The 287-page report was written for executive and engineering management, product developers, service providers, researchers, educators, analysts, and the investment community. 

The report was developed with help from 56 co-authors in 21 countries, 71 service providers, 27 system manufacturers, and many others worldwide. To support the review and analysis, the publication includes 30 charts and graphs, 55 tables, and 219 photographs and illustrations. 

This study has established a tradition of covering all facets of additive manufacturing, including business, product, market, technology, research, and application.

View the table of contents, press release, list of contributors, or order form

How to Order
Wohlers Report 2012  (ISBN 0-9754429-8-8) is US$495 and available as a color PDF. To order one or more copies, please complete the order form
Phone orders are accepted. Send inquiries to Wohlers Associates or phone 970-225-0086.

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