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Reviews. Trends. Analysis. Commentary. Rapid Prototyping & Tooling State of the Industry Year 2005 Annual Worldwide Progress Report
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Turn to Wohlers Report 2005, an in-depth worldwide progress report on the rapid prototyping, tooling, and manufacturing state of the industry.
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Wohlers Report 2005 is a global market study developed with input from 49 co-authors, 47 service providers, 24 system manufacturers, and countless others worldwide. To support the review and analysis, the softbound publication includes 24 charts and graphs, 36 tables, and 97 photographs and illustrations, and seven appendices. This annual study has established a tradition of covering all facets of additive fabrication, including business, product, market, technology, research, and application.
Wohlers Report 2005 addresses many aspects of additive fabrication, including its history, the wide mix of applications, the industries embracing the technology, annual revenues from products and services, growth estimates, sales forecasts, and investor information. It also provides current information on trends and developments in the areas of service providers, system manufacturers, cast metal parts and direct metal fabrication, advanced approaches to tooling, and exciting new applications of rapid manufacturing.
The study also provides updates on new developments in the U.S., Europe, Asia, and other parts of the world, the growth of CAD solid modeling, advances in materials for additive processes, opportunities in medical modeling, and applications and technologies for 3D digitizing and reverse engineering.
The final parts of the report cover emerging technologies, government-sponsored research and development, and college and university education and research. Wohlers Report 2005 concludes with a discussion on the future of additive fabrication—where it is headed and what to expect—to assist in strategic planning and investing.
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Introduction to additive fabrication
The following 49 individuals and organizations contributed to Wohlers Report 2005 and served as important sources for information.
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