Rapid Prototyping

State of the Industry
1996 Worldwide Progress Report

Terry Wohlers

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Market Analysis
    • Revenues
    • Unit sales
    • Market leaders
    • Other revenues
  • Service Bureau Business
  • Sales Forecasts
  • The Future of Service Bureaus
  • Other Industry Trends
    • Injection mold tooling
    • Keltool
    • Investment casting
  • Decentralization and Distributed Processing
  • Office Machines for Concept Modeling
  • Shifting Dynamics in the CAD Market
    • New generation of technology
  • RP System Manufacturers
    • 3D Systems
    • BPM Technology
    • Cubital
    • DTM
    • Helisys
    • Sanders Prototype
    • Soligen
    • Stratasys
  • Foreign Developments
    • Europe
    • Japan
  • Final Comments
  • Acknowledgments
  • About the Author
  • Copyright and Trademarks
  • Charts and Graphs
    • Total RP Market for 1995
    • RP Product Sales for 1995
    • 1995 "Services" Market Segment
    • 1995 Service Bureau Market
    • 1995 "Secondary" Market
    • 1996 Market Forecast
    • 1997 Market Forecast
    • Rapid Prototyping Market Worldwide Revenue Estimates
    • Systems Sold From Each Region in 1995
    • Total Systems Sold (1988-1995) From Each Region
    • RP System Units Sold By US Manufacturers in 1995
    • 1995 Unit Sales By System Manufacturer
    • Unit Sales (1988-1995) By System Manufacturer
    • Rapid Prototyping Market Worldwide Unit Sales Estimates
    • RP Unit Sales Estimates: 1988-1995