As the additive manufacturing sector evolves, further M&A and private equity transactions are expected.
Rapidly increasing market
The market for additive manufacturing (AM) in industrial sectors has been increasing rapidly in recent years. The emergence of 3D-printed components has generated significant new opportunities in the aerospace, automotive, medical devices and tooling industries to name a few. Whether AM is used for lightweight aircraft or automotive parts, consumer products, medical implants or industrial tooling, the process has created a whole new industrial sector.