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4D Printing Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2022-2027

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4D Printing Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2022-2027
Published: March 15, 2022
IMARC Services Private Limited
Content info: 143 Pages
Delivery time: 2-3 business days
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  • Table of Contents
  • List of Tables

The global 4D Printing market reached a value of US$ 78.4 Million in 2021. Looking forward, IMARC Group expects the market to reach a value of US$ 570.1 Million by 2027 exhibiting a CAGR of 37.50% during 2022-2027. Keeping in mind the uncertainties of COVID-19, we are continuously tracking and evaluating the direct as well as the indirect influence of the pandemic. These insights are included in the report as a major market contributor.

4D printing, also known as 4-dimensional printing, refers to a technology that combines 3-dimensional (3D) printing techniques with advanced software, material science and engineering. It adds the fourth dimension of time and provides 3D printed objects with the ability to change their shape. These printed objects can transform into various forms due to external stimuli, including heat, water, light, electricity, magnetic field, chemical substances and other environmental factors. In recent years, 4D printing has rapidly gained traction as it offers improved efficiency, quality and performance capabilities than traditional manufacturing techniques. However, the 4D printing technology is still in its nascent stage, and several key players are engaged in research and development (R&D) activities to explore its potential applications across various industries.

4D Printing Market Trends:

  • The escalating demand for innovation in numerous 3D printing applications represents the primary factor driving the market growth. Due to their self-transforming capabilities, 4D printed objects can maximize the use of limited resources, thereby reducing the manufacturing, transportation and handling costs while saving time, efforts and resources. As a result, the growing need to minimize the overall operational costs and improve business efficiency and the increasing emphasis on ensuring a sustainable environment are augmenting the demand for 4D printing. Besides this, technological advancements, such as the development of carbon fiber, printed wood grain, custom textile composites, and other innovative materials that offer superior self-transformation, programmable actuation and sensing capabilities, are propelling the market growth. Additionally, the emerging applications of 4D printing technology in various industries are contributing to the market growth. For instance, in the healthcare sector, doctors are utilizing self-transforming 4D printed components to place inside the patient's body to minimize the procedures involved in a surgery. Furthermore, the rising focus on product innovations, heavy investments in research and development (R&D) projects, and the emergence of Industry 5.0 are some of the other factors creating a positive market outlook.

Key Market Segmentation:

  • IMARC Group provides an analysis of the key trends in each sub-segment of the global 4D printing market, along with forecasts at the global, regional and country level from 2022-2027. Our report has categorized the market based on printing technology, type of programmable material and end use industry.

Breakup by Printing Technology:

  • Fused-deposition Modeling (FDM)
  • Powder Bed and Inkjet Head 3D Printing (PBP)
  • Stereolithography (SLA)
  • Others

Breakup by Type of Programmable Material:

  • Programmable Carbon Fiber
  • Programmable Textiles
  • Programmable Wood Grain

Breakup by End Use Industry:

  • Military and Defense
  • Textile
  • Aerospace
  • Automotive
  • Healthcare
  • Others

Breakup by Region:

  • North America
  • United States
  • Canada
  • Asia-Pacific
  • China
  • Japan
  • India
  • South Korea
  • Australia
  • Indonesia
  • Others
  • Europe
  • Germany
  • France
  • United Kingdom
  • Italy
  • Spain
  • Russia
  • Others
  • Latin America
  • Brazil
  • Mexico
  • Others
  • Middle East and Africa

Competitive Landscape:

The competitive landscape of the industry has also been examined along with the profiles of the key players being ABB Ltd, Autodesk Inc., CT CoreTechnologie Group, EnvisionTEC Inc. (Desktop Metal Inc.), HP Development Company L.P, Materialise NV, Merck KGaA, Sculpteo (BASF SE), Stratasys Ltd. and Self-Assembly Laboratory. Key Questions Answered in This Report:

  • How has the global 4D printing market performed so far and how will it perform in the coming years?
  • What has been the impact of COVID-19 on the global 4D printing market?
  • What are the key regional markets?
  • What is the breakup of the market based on the printing technology?
  • What is the breakup of the market based on the programmable material?
  • What is the breakup of the market based on the end use industry?
  • What are the various stages in the value chain of the industry?
  • What are the key driving factors and challenges in the industry?
  • What is the structure of the global 4D printing market and who are the key players?
  • What is the degree of competition in the industry?
Product Code: SR0322A173_Report

Table of Contents

1 Preface

2 Scope and Methodology

  • 2.1 Objectives of the Study
  • 2.2 Stakeholders
  • 2.3 Data Sources
    • 2.3.1 Primary Sources
    • 2.3.2 Secondary Sources
  • 2.4 Market Estimation
    • 2.4.1 Bottom-Up Approach
    • 2.4.2 Top-Down Approach
  • 2.5 Forecasting Methodology

3 Executive Summary

4 Introduction

  • 4.1 Overview
  • 4.2 Key Industry Trends

5 Global 4D Printing Market

  • 5.1 Market Overview
  • 5.2 Market Performance
  • 5.3 Impact of COVID-19
  • 5.4 Market Forecast

6 Market Breakup by Printing Technology

  • 6.1 Fused-deposition Modeling (FDM)
    • 6.1.1 Market Trends
    • 6.1.2 Market Forecast
  • 6.2 Powder Bed and Inkjet Head 3D Printing (PBP)
    • 6.2.1 Market Trends
    • 6.2.2 Market Forecast
  • 6.3 Stereolithography (SLA)
    • 6.3.1 Market Trends
    • 6.3.2 Market Forecast
  • 6.4 Others
    • 6.4.1 Market Trends
    • 6.4.2 Market Forecast

7 Market Breakup by Programmable Material

  • 7.1 Programmable Carbon Fiber
    • 7.1.1 Market Trends
    • 7.1.2 Market Forecast
  • 7.2 Programmable Textile
    • 7.2.1 Market Trends
    • 7.2.2 Market Forecast
  • 7.3 Programmable Wood Grain
    • 7.3.1 Market Trends
    • 7.3.2 Market Forecast

8 Market Breakup by End Use Industry

  • 8.1 Military and Defense
    • 8.1.1 Market Trends
    • 8.1.2 Market Forecast
  • 8.2 Textile
    • 8.2.1 Market Trends
    • 8.2.2 Market Forecast
  • 8.3 Aerospace
    • 8.3.1 Market Trends
    • 8.3.2 Market Forecast
  • 8.4 Automotive
    • 8.4.1 Market Trends
    • 8.4.2 Market Forecast
  • 8.5 Healthcare
    • 8.5.1 Market Trends
    • 8.5.2 Market Forecast
  • 8.6 Others
    • 8.6.1 Market Trends
    • 8.6.2 Market Forecast

9 Market Breakup by Region

  • 9.1 North America
    • 9.1.1 United States
      • 9.1.1.1 Market Trends
      • 9.1.1.2 Market Forecast
    • 9.1.2 Canada
      • 9.1.2.1 Market Trends
      • 9.1.2.2 Market Forecast
  • 9.2 Asia-Pacific
    • 9.2.1 China
      • 9.2.1.1 Market Trends
      • 9.2.1.2 Market Forecast
    • 9.2.2 Japan
      • 9.2.2.1 Market Trends
      • 9.2.2.2 Market Forecast
    • 9.2.3 India
      • 9.2.3.1 Market Trends
      • 9.2.3.2 Market Forecast
    • 9.2.4 South Korea
      • 9.2.4.1 Market Trends
      • 9.2.4.2 Market Forecast
    • 9.2.5 Australia
      • 9.2.5.1 Market Trends
      • 9.2.5.2 Market Forecast
    • 9.2.6 Indonesia
      • 9.2.6.1 Market Trends
      • 9.2.6.2 Market Forecast
    • 9.2.7 Others
      • 9.2.7.1 Market Trends
      • 9.2.7.2 Market Forecast
  • 9.3 Europe
    • 9.3.1 Germany
      • 9.3.1.1 Market Trends
      • 9.3.1.2 Market Forecast
    • 9.3.2 France
      • 9.3.2.1 Market Trends
      • 9.3.2.2 Market Forecast
    • 9.3.3 United Kingdom
      • 9.3.3.1 Market Trends
      • 9.3.3.2 Market Forecast
    • 9.3.4 Italy
      • 9.3.4.1 Market Trends
      • 9.3.4.2 Market Forecast
    • 9.3.5 Spain
      • 9.3.5.1 Market Trends
      • 9.3.5.2 Market Forecast
    • 9.3.6 Russia
      • 9.3.6.1 Market Trends
      • 9.3.6.2 Market Forecast
    • 9.3.7 Others
      • 9.3.7.1 Market Trends
      • 9.3.7.2 Market Forecast
  • 9.4 Latin America
    • 9.4.1 Brazil
      • 9.4.1.1 Market Trends
      • 9.4.1.2 Market Forecast
    • 9.4.2 Mexico
      • 9.4.2.1 Market Trends
      • 9.4.2.2 Market Forecast
    • 9.4.3 Others
      • 9.4.3.1 Market Trends
      • 9.4.3.2 Market Forecast
  • 9.5 Middle East and Africa
    • 9.5.1 Market Trends
    • 9.5.2 Market Breakup by Country
    • 9.5.3 Market Forecast

10 SWOT Analysis

  • 10.1 Overview
  • 10.2 Strengths
  • 10.3 Weaknesses
  • 10.4 Opportunities
  • 10.5 Threats

11 Value Chain Analysis

12 Porters Five Forces Analysis

  • 12.1 Overview
  • 12.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers
  • 12.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
  • 12.4 Degree of Competition
  • 12.5 Threat of New Entrants
  • 12.6 Threat of Substitutes

13 Price Analysis

14 Competitive Landscape

  • 14.1 Market Structure
  • 14.2 Key Players
  • 14.3 Profiles of Key Players
    • 14.3.1 ABB Ltd
      • 14.3.1.1 Company Overview
      • 14.3.1.2 Product Portfolio
      • 14.3.1.3 Financials
      • 14.3.1.4 SWOT Analysis
    • 14.3.2 Autodesk Inc.
      • 14.3.2.1 Company Overview
      • 14.3.2.2 Product Portfolio
      • 14.3.2.3 Financials
      • 14.3.2.4 SWOT Analysis
    • 14.3.3 CT CoreTechnologie
      • 14.3.3.1 Company Overview
      • 14.3.3.2 Product Portfolio
    • 14.3.4 EnvisionTEC Inc. (Desktop Metal Inc.)
      • 14.3.4.1 Company Overview
      • 14.3.4.2 Product Portfolio
    • 14.3.5 HP Development Company L.P
      • 14.3.5.1 Company Overview
      • 14.3.5.2 Product Portfolio
      • 14.3.5.3 Financials
      • 14.3.5.4 SWOT Analysis
    • 14.3.6 Materialise NV
      • 14.3.6.1 Company Overview
      • 14.3.6.2 Product Portfolio
      • 14.3.6.3 Financials
    • 14.3.7 Merck KGaA
      • 14.3.7.1 Company Overview
      • 14.3.7.2 Product Portfolio
      • 14.3.7.3 Financials
      • 14.3.7.4 SWOT Analysis
    • 14.3.8 Sculpteo (BASF SE)
      • 14.3.8.1 Company Overview
      • 14.3.8.2 Product Portfolio
    • 14.3.9 Stratasys Ltd.
      • 14.3.9.1 Company Overview
      • 14.3.9.2 Product Portfolio
      • 14.3.9.3 Financials
    • 14.3.10 Self-Assembly Laboratory
      • 14.3.10.1 Company Overview
      • 14.3.10.2 Product Portfolio

List of Figures

  • Figure 1: Global: 4D Printing Market: Major Drivers and Challenges
  • Figure 2: Global: 4D Printing Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016-2021
  • Figure 3: Global: 4D Printing Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
  • Figure 4: Global: 4D Printing Market: Breakup by Printing Technology (in %), 2021
  • Figure 5: Global: 4D Printing Market: Breakup by Programmable Material (in %), 2021
  • Figure 6: Global: 4D Printing Market: Breakup by End Use Industry (in %), 2021
  • Figure 7: Global: 4D Printing Market: Breakup by Region (in %), 2021
  • Figure 8: Global: 4D Printing (Fused-deposition Modeling-FDM) Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016 & 2021
  • Figure 9: Global: 4D Printing (Fused-deposition Modeling-FDM) Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
  • Figure 10: Global: 4D Printing (Powder Bed and Inkjet Head 3D Printing-PBP) Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016 & 2021
  • Figure 11: Global: 4D Printing (Powder Bed and Inkjet Head 3D Printing-PBP) Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
  • Figure 12: Global: 4D Printing (Stereolithography-SLA) Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016 & 2021
  • Figure 13: Global: 4D Printing (Stereolithography-SLA) Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
  • Figure 14: Global: 4D Printing (Other Printing Technologies) Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016 & 2021
  • Figure 15: Global: 4D Printing (Other Printing Technologies) Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
  • Figure 16: Global: 4D Printing (Programmable Carbon Fiber) Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016 & 2021
  • Figure 17: Global: 4D Printing (Programmable Carbon Fiber) Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
  • Figure 18: Global: 4D Printing (Programmable Textile) Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016 & 2021
  • Figure 19: Global: 4D Printing (Programmable Textile) Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
  • Figure 20: Global: 4D Printing (Programmable Wood Grain) Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016 & 2021
  • Figure 21: Global: 4D Printing (Programmable Wood Grain) Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
  • Figure 22: Global: 4D Printing (Military and Defense) Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016 & 2021
  • Figure 23: Global: 4D Printing (Military and Defense) Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
  • Figure 24: Global: 4D Printing (Textile) Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016 & 2021
  • Figure 25: Global: 4D Printing (Textile) Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
  • Figure 26: Global: 4D Printing (Aerospace) Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016 & 2021
  • Figure 27: Global: 4D Printing (Aerospace) Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
  • Figure 28: Global: 4D Printing (Automotive) Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016 & 2021
  • Figure 29: Global: 4D Printing (Automotive) Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
  • Figure 30: Global: 4D Printing (Healthcare) Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016 & 2021
  • Figure 31: Global: 4D Printing (Healthcare) Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
  • Figure 32: Global: 4D Printing (Other End Use Industries) Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016 & 2021
  • Figure 33: Global: 4D Printing (Other End Use Industries) Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
  • Figure 34: North America: 4D Printing Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016 & 2021
  • Figure 35: North America: 4D Printing Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
  • Figure 36: United States: 4D Printing Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016 & 2021
  • Figure 37: United States: 4D Printing Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
  • Figure 38: Canada: 4D Printing Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016 & 2021
  • Figure 39: Canada: 4D Printing Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
  • Figure 40: Asia-Pacific: 4D Printing Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016 & 2021
  • Figure 41: Asia-Pacific: 4D Printing Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
  • Figure 42: China: 4D Printing Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016 & 2021
  • Figure 43: China: 4D Printing Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
  • Figure 44: Japan: 4D Printing Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016 & 2021
  • Figure 45: Japan: 4D Printing Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
  • Figure 46: India: 4D Printing Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016 & 2021
  • Figure 47: India: 4D Printing Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
  • Figure 48: South Korea: 4D Printing Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016 & 2021
  • Figure 49: South Korea: 4D Printing Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
  • Figure 50: Australia: 4D Printing Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016 & 2021
  • Figure 51: Australia: 4D Printing Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
  • Figure 52: Indonesia: 4D Printing Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016 & 2021
  • Figure 53: Indonesia: 4D Printing Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
  • Figure 54: Others: 4D Printing Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016 & 2021
  • Figure 55: Others: 4D Printing Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
  • Figure 56: Europe: 4D Printing Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016 & 2021
  • Figure 57: Europe: 4D Printing Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
  • Figure 58: Germany: 4D Printing Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016 & 2021
  • Figure 59: Germany: 4D Printing Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
  • Figure 60: France: 4D Printing Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016 & 2021
  • Figure 61: France: 4D Printing Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
  • Figure 62: United Kingdom: 4D Printing Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016 & 2021
  • Figure 63: United Kingdom: 4D Printing Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
  • Figure 64: Italy: 4D Printing Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016 & 2021
  • Figure 65: Italy: 4D Printing Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
  • Figure 66: Spain: 4D Printing Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016 & 2021
  • Figure 67: Spain: 4D Printing Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
  • Figure 68: Russia: 4D Printing Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016 & 2021
  • Figure 69: Russia: 4D Printing Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
  • Figure 70: Others: 4D Printing Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016 & 2021
  • Figure 71: Others: 4D Printing Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
  • Figure 72: Latin America: 4D Printing Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016 & 2021
  • Figure 73: Latin America: 4D Printing Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
  • Figure 74: Brazil: 4D Printing Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016 & 2021
  • Figure 75: Brazil: 4D Printing Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
  • Figure 76: Mexico: 4D Printing Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016 & 2021
  • Figure 77: Mexico: 4D Printing Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
  • Figure 78: Others: 4D Printing Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016 & 2021
  • Figure 79: Others: 4D Printing Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
  • Figure 80: Middle East and Africa: 4D Printing Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016 & 2021
  • Figure 81: Middle East and Africa: 4D Printing Market: Breakup by Country (in %), 2021
  • Figure 82: Middle East and Africa: 4D Printing Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
  • Figure 83: Global: 4D Printing Industry: SWOT Analysis
  • Figure 84: Global: 4D Printing Industry: Value Chain Analysis
  • Figure 85: Global: 4D Printing Industry: Porter's Five Forces Analysis

List of Tables

  • Table 1: Global: 4D Printing Market: Key Industry Highlights, 2021 and 2027
  • Table 2: Global: 4D Printing Market Forecast: Breakup by Printing Technology (in Million US$), 2022-2027
  • Table 3: Global: 4D Printing Market Forecast: Breakup by Programmable Material (in Million US$), 2022-2027
  • Table 4: Global: 4D Printing Market Forecast: Breakup by End Use Industry (in Million US$), 2022-2027
  • Table 5: Global: 4D Printing Market Forecast: Breakup by Region (in Million US$), 2022-2027
  • Table 6: Global: 4D Printing Market: Competitive Structure
  • Table 7: Global: 4D Printing Market: Key Players