The category listing all major 3D printing hardware manufacturers is among the largest ones on the 3D Printing Business Directory.
Therefore it includes all companies that produce and sell 3D printer hardware around the world, ranging from desktop, low cost systems to high-end, production capable systems. Therefore it also includes third party 3D printer component suppliers (nozzles, plates, parts…).
The 3D printer manufacturer category includes over 400 manufacturers from all over the world. They are further categorized according to the specific applications their technologies are used for.
These general areas include metal part manufacturing, ceramics part manufacturing, (cement-based) construction industry, food 3D printing and integrated electronics.
In addition, a specific category highlights high speed 3D printer manufacturers. These include planar-class technologies recently introduced by Carbon, HP, EnvisionTEC and voxeljet.
In conclusion, the Hardware by Technology subsection lists all major 3D printer manufacturers categories by the specific 3D printing technology their systems implement.
Most noteworthy are major families such as: