Wohlers Report

Wohlers Report 2017

Additive Manufacturing and 3D Printing State of the Industry
Annual Worldwide Progress Report
ISBN 978-0-9913332-3-3

Report Development Team

The following 76 individuals and organizations in 31 countries contributed to Wohlers Report 2017 and served as important sources for information.

Principal authors:

Ian Campbell (UK), Olaf Diegel (Sweden), Joseph Kowen (Israel), and Terry Wohlers (U.S.)

Associate authors:

Ismail Fidan (U.S.) and David Bourell (U.S.)


Guido Adam Direct Manufacturing Research Center Germany
Mukesh Agarwala 3D Product Development India
Nuno Alves Polytechnic Institute of Leiria Portugal
Nic Balc Technical University of Cluj–Napoca Romania
Tyler Benster Asimov Ventures U.S.
Alain Bernard Ecole Centrale de Nantes France
Kris Binon Flam3D Belgium
Klas Boivie SINTEF Norway
Gerrie Booysen Central University of Technology South Africa
Paul Boulware EWI U.S.
David Brackett Manufacturing Technology Centre UK
Bob Bradley RJ Bradley Consulting UK
Milan Brandt RMIT University Australia
William Cass Cantor Colburn U.S.
Andy Christensen Somaden LLC U.S.
Chee Kai Chua Nanyang Technological University Singapore
Grigory Chuyko Voronezhselmash Russia
Mel Cossette Edmonds Community College U.S.
Deon de Beer North-West University South Africa
Ryan Dehoff Oak Ridge National Laboratory U.S.
Carl Dekker Met-L-Flo U.S.
Brian Drab William Blair & Company U.S.
Igor Drstvenšek University of Maribor Slovenia
Sara Ebright Direct Dimensions U.S.
George Fisher-Wilson 3D Hubs Netherlands
Khalid Abdelghany Central Metallurgical R&D Institute Egypt
Tim Gornet University of Louisville U.S.
Joan Guasch Eurecat Spain
John Hornick Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner U.S.
Jeng Ywan Jeng National Taiwan University of Science and Tech. Taiwan
Andrzej Kęsy University of Technology and Humanities Poland
Babak Kianian Lund University Sweden
Niko Lafrentz Laser Zentrum Nord Germany
Martin Lavoie Canada Makes Canada
Nak-Kyu Lee Korea Institute of Industrial Technology Korea
Jörg Lenz EOS Germany
Feng Lin Tsinghua University China
Simon Marriott Adv. Mfg. Cooperative Research Centre Australia
Artur Mateus Polytechnic Institute of Leiria Portugal
Francisco Medina EWI U.S.
Gunther Mohr Laser Zentrum Nord Germany
Ed Morris America Makes U.S.
Greg Morris GE Additive U.S.
Tom Mueller Mueller AMS U.S.
Randall Newton Consilia Vektor U.S.
John Obielodan University of Wisconsin–Platteville U.S.
Charles Overy LGM U.S.
Bene Padovani Additive Manufacturing Consultancy Brazil
Thomas Pang Proto Labs Japan
Joris Peels Voxelfab Netherlands
Burak S. Pekcan +90 Turkey
Sebastian Piegert Siemens AG Germany
Johan Potgieter Massey University New Zealand
Michele Pressacco Lima Corporate Italy
Michael Raphael Direct Dimensions U.S.
Marco Regis Lima Corporate Italy
Boris Salamakhin Voronezhselmash Russia
Jorge Vicente Lopes da Silva Renato Archer Information Technology Center Brazil
Kinga Skrzek University of Technology and Humanities Poland
Mark Smith Sandia National Laboratories U.S.
Chris Spadaccini Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory U.S.
Jürgen Stampfl Vienna University of Technology Austria
Jukka Tuomi Aalto University Finland
Jenny van Rensburg Merlin Solutions South Africa
Robert Wells Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner U.S.
Ryan Wicker University of Texas at El Paso U.S.
Julie Whitney Wohlers Associates U.S.
David Wimpenny Manufacturing Technology Centre UK
Naiara Zubizarreta AddiMAT Spain
Jim Zunino U.S. Army U.S.

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