PORTLAND, Oregon and PUNE, India, November 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Report on 3D Printing Materials Market by Type (Polymers, Metals, Ceramic, and Others), by Form (Powder, Filament, and Liquid), and by End user, was valued at $578 million in 2015, and is expected to reach $1,871 million by 2022, registering a CAGR of 18.3% from 2016 to 2022, according to new research published by Allied Market Research. Polymers segment is expected to remain the highest revenue-generating segment throughout the forecast period. U.S. held the leading position in the global market in 2015, and is expected to maintain its lead throughout the study period. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140911/647229 ) Summary of the 3D printing materials marketreport can be accessed on the website athttps://www.alliedmarketresearch.com/3d-printing-material-market According to Eswara Prasad, Team Lead Chemical Research at AMR, "Ease of manufacturing and adoptability of bio-materials for printing are the key factors resulting in significant upsurge in demand for 3D printing materials." The demand for 3D printing materials has witnessed tremendous growth, driven by the growth in sales of 3D printers (especially desktop printers), increased penetration in automotive, consumer products, aerospace and defense, healthcare, industrial sector, and others. 3D printing material market is in its development stage. All the industry players are investing immensely to find new commercial avenues for their product segments via strategic partnership and collaborations. Some of the major factors that drive the demand for 3D printing material includes expiration of key patents for 3D printers, availability of cheaper 3D printers, ease in prototype development, core and mold manufacturing, along with reduced complexities in manufacturing products or parts. However, factors such as toxicity to human beings and flora and fauna coupled with high cost of materials are expected to hamper the market growth during the forecast period. Growth in research and development, increasing industry collaboration, and increase in number of end-user industry will provide significant opportunities to the industry players across the value chain.