3D printing has made a significant impact on the business environment in recent years and is an industry that continues to expand rapidly.
- 3D printing was invented by Chuck Hull, an American with a degree in Engineering Physics in 1984.
- The 3D printing industry passed the $1 billon mark in 2012 and continues to rise at an annual growth rate of 22.4%.
- 2.3 million 3D printers will be shipped in 2018 by comparison to the 130,000 shipped in 2014.
The Rapid Rise of the 3D Printing Industry
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