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3D Printing Earns Top 10 Fastest Growing Industries, Beats Hot Sauce Production

IBISWorld produced its April 2012 special report on the Top 10 Fastest-Growing Industries. 3D Printer Manufacturing was #6.

Full ranking:

  1. Generic Pharmaceutical Manufacturing
  2. Solar Panel Manufacturing
  3. For-Profit Universities
  4. Pilates & Yoga Studios
  5. Self-Tanning Product Manufacturing
  6. 3D Printer Manufacturing
  7. Social Network Game Development
  8. Hot Sauce Production
  9. Green & Sustainable Building Construction
  10. Online Eyeglasses & Contact Lens Sales

Named companies for 3D Printing were:

The report below suggests that 3D printer manufacturing will be $1.7 billion in 2012 growing to $3.3 billion in 2017. Read the full report below.