Wohlers Associates, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA, part of ASTM International, has published Wohlers Report 2022, marking the twenty-seventh consecutive year of publishing the report on Additive Manufacturing. The 2022 report shows that AM industry growth of 19.5% in 2021, up from 7.5% growth in 2020, which was impacted greatly by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Wohlers Report 2022 is intended to provide readers with insight, analysis, trends, and forecasts and acts as a tool for decision making and knowledge acceleration. The foundation of the 425-page report is over two decades of data and market intelligence, coupled with a wide network of contacts worldwide. The report includes details on 147 early-stage and corporate investments, and seventy-five mergers, acquisitions, and initial public offerings.
“As expected, the industry has returned to a period of advancement and investment,” stated Terry Wohlers, head of advisory services and market intelligence at Wohlers Associates. “This expansion cuts across aerospace, healthcare, automotive, consumer products, energy, and other sectors.”
Wohlers Report 2022 includes the following new and expanded features:
- Scaling AM into production
- Workforce development and sustainability
- Women in 3D Printing
- Ground-breaking R&D programmes
- Reports from industry experts in thirty-four countries
- The future of AM
Wohlers Report 2022 is available to purchase here.