Metallurgy Additive Manufacturing for Aerospace: WinterGreen Research study: Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2016-2022.  Worldwide markets are poised to achieve unprecedented growth as building components from powder or wire deposition becomes feasible and cost efficient.  

Additive manufacturing presents the opportunity to completely for rethinking a product’s design, transforming its functionality and reducing manufacturing complexity.  This is a disruptive technology that is transformational.   Aerospace companies and government programs are focusing on the advance of metal 3D printing for aerospace engine applications in 2017.  Advances have been able to make commercial additive manufacturing a reality.