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The World’s Largest 3D Printing Companies by Market Cap: 3D Systems & Xometry on Top

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This is a list of the world’s largest 3D printing companies measured by market capitalisation. Thanks to their resources, these companies dominate the global 3D printing market. The listing is as per the data verified on 4th March 2022.

3D Systems (NASDAQ: DDD)

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Above: 3D Systems Headquarters in Rock Hill, SC/Image Source: 3D Systems

Market Capitalisation: $2.2B

3D Systems is the most valuable and biggest 3D printing companies in the world, with a market capitalization of $2.2 billion. The company sells a variety of items, including 3D printers, printing materials, digital design tools, and more. Manufacturing, 3D scanning, and healthcare are among the industries where the company’s 3D printing services are used.

With the acquisitions of Titan Additive and Kumovis, it is now expanding into extrusion-based 3D printing technologies.

Share Price (March, 2022): $17

Xometry Inc. (NASDAQ: XMTR)

Market Capitalisation: $2.17B

Xometry, which debuted on the stock market less than a year ago in June 2021, is now second on the list of the top 3D printing companies. Xometry is an on-demand manufacturing company that was founded in 2013 as a convenient marketplace for products people to make and use. Xometry digitised manufacturing by starting from 3D printing but expanding to include much of the conventional manufacturing processes as well. Today, it is one the world’s biggest on-demand manufacturing platform. To understand Xometry better, think of it as the Airbnb of On-demand manufacturing.

Share Price (March, 2022): $49

Stratasys Ltd. (NASDAQ: SSYS)

Market Capitalisation: $1.55B

Israel-based Stratasys is on the third spot in the list of world’s largest 3D printing companies as per market capitalisation (rising from 5th position last year to the third position). It also ranks high among the biggest 3D printer companies across the world. With a market cap of $1.55 billion, the company is undeniably a force to be reckoned with in the global 3D printing market.

Share Price (March, 2022): $23.97

Protolabs (NASDAQ: PRLB)

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Above: Protolabs Corporate HQ Maple Plain, US/Image Credit: Protolabs

Market Capitalisation: $1.51B

With a market cap of $1.51 billion Protolabs stands fourth in the list of largest companies in the global 3D printing market. Specialising in rapid prototyping, the company is known to offer the fastest source for and customised custom prototypes production parts. The company uses three additive processes namely stereolithography, selective laser sintering (SLS), and one of the metal 3D printing technologies such as direct metal laser sintering (DMLS). With more than half a dozen manufacturing locations across three continents, the company is known to produce and assemble custom parts in just one day.

Share Price (March, 2022): $54.93

Velo3D Inc. (NYSE: VLD)

Velo3D team at the New York Stock Exchange
Above: Velo3D team at the New York Stock Exchange/Image Source: Velo3D

Market Capitalisation: $1.47B

Velo3D is a new entrant to the list as it debut as a publicly-traded company in October 2021. Velo3D is a leading additive manufacturing technology company for mission-critical metal parts. It has quickly rose to prominence due to its proprietary Sapphire® system. Velo3D’s reputation can be gauged by the fact that its AM systems are used by some of the most innovative companies in the world, including SpaceX, Honeywell, Boom Supersonic and more. Velo3D is said to be effective in producing mission-critical parts and that too at fraction of time and cost required by conventional technologies.

Share Price (March, 2022): $7.78

Desktop Metal Inc. (NYSE: DM)

Market Capitalisation: $1.27B

Desktop Metal became a publicly listed company on December 10, 2020 after going through a SPAC deal. There was much excitement as Desktop Metal went public but for multiple reasons the DM stock has continued to fall. From the stock hitting an all-time high of $35 per share last February, it has plummeted to $4 per share (March 3rd, 2022).

Though the picture seems dark, Desktop Metal is betting big on its flagship Production System P-50 printer. The company shipped its first P-50 printer on 28th February. So, there is something to look forward to.

Share Price (March, 2022): $4.03

Materialise N.V. ADR (NASDAQ: MTLS)

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Image Source: Materialise

Market Capitalisation: $1.17B

With a market capitalisation of $1.17B, Belgium-based Materialise NV comes at number seven this year. The company has more than two decades of 3D printing experience and offers a host of software solutions and 3D printing services to a variety of industries such as automotive, art and design, consumer goods, and healthcare.

The Materialise stock is steady at $19 per share. Though it reached a 52-week high of $77 per share in February last year, but has seen a downturn since then.

Share Price (March, 2022): $19.34

Nano Dimension (NASDAQ: NNDM)

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Image Credit: Nano Dimension

Market Capitalisation: $890.02M

Israel-based Nano Dimension is the next on the list of the world’s largest 3D printing companies with a market cap of $890.02M. The company has registered exponential growth recently and has emerged as a leader in additive electronics and nanotechnology-based ink products. Its products include the award-winning DragonFly Pro 2020 3D printer known to 3D print a variety of functional electronics such as sensors, antennas, moulded connected devices, printed circuit boards, and other devices. By easing the process of manufacturing such complex electronic devices, the DragonFly 2020 Pro 3D printer is transforming the electronic additive manufacturing market and allowing companies to take charge of their entire development cycle.

Share Price (March, 2022): $3.41

Markforged Holding Corp. (NYSE: MKFG)

Markforged Office
Image Source: Markforged

Market Capitalisation: $691.37M

Markforged is an American public additive manufacturing company that debuted on the NYSE last year in July 2021. It designs, develops, and manufactures The Digital Forge — an industrial platform of 3D printers, software and materials that enables manufacturers to print parts at the point-of-need.

Markforged was valued at $2.1 billion at the time of its debut but has seen a downfall in stock prices like almost every 3D printing company and especially those going public via SPAC deals. One of the reason for the fall in prices is likely due to the SPAC deals going out of favour among many other.

Share Price (March, 2022): $3.57

Shapeways Holdings Inc.: (NYSE: SHPW)

Market Capitalisation: $155.51M

Shapeways is the Dutch-New York counterpart of the Belgian Materialise. It is a digital manufacturing platform offering customers access to high-quality part manufacturing from a wide selection of processes and materials through automation, innovation and digitisation.

It also offer ready-made products from its marketplace like an E-commerce store catering to B2C clients who can place an order and get it delivered to their doorstep.

Share Price (March, 2022): $3.13

MeaTech 3D Ltd. (NASDAQ: MITC)

Market Capitalisation: $82.49M

MeaTech3D is also among the biggest 3D printing companies in the world. MeaTech 3D Ltd. is an Israeli food technology company, that promotes and focuses on developing alternative option to industrialised farming. It does this to circumvent the ethical and environmental issues surrounding conventional animal husbandry by developing an industrial cultured meat production process with integrated 3D printing technology. It aims to develop a customised process to manufacture protein without animal slaughter.

MeaTech was also among the companies that went public last year in 2021.

Share Price (March, 2022): $5.15

Organovo Holding Inc. (NASDAQ: ONVO)

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Image Source: Organovo

Market Capitalisation: $32.82M

San Diego-based Organovo is at the 12th position in the list of the world’s largest 3D printing company with a market cap of $76.65 million. Known to transform the future of regenerative medicine with its 3D bioprinting technology, the company has partnered with several pharmaceuticals, medical centers and develops 3D human tissue models that could be used for different medical purposes such as biological research, predictive preclinical testing of drug compounds, therapeutic implants and even to treat damaged or degenerating tissues and organs.

Share Price (March, 2022): $4.67


Market Capitalisation: $30.57M

The next on this list of the world’s largest 3D printing companies with a market cap of $96.59 million is Voxeljet. A manufacturer of 3D printing systems for industrial applications, Voxeljet is known for its large-format production and a chemical 3D printing process. The company caters to industries that range from automotive, aerospace to architecture and design.

Share Price (March, 2022): $4.60

Final Thoughts

The list of 13 of the largest and the best 3D printing companies around the world also offer a great representation of the entire 3D printing ecosystem. This list has some of the biggest 3D printer manufacturers, 3D printing service providers, software manufacturers and also one of the top medical/healthcare 3D printing company.

Note: The article is for informational purposes only. Manufactur3D does not offer personalised investment recommendations or views about any particular company or stock of a company

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