DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "3D Scanner Market by Offering- Global Forecast to 2022" report to their offering.
The 3D scanner market size, in terms of value, is expected to grow from USD 3.41 billion in 2015 to USD 5.90 billion by 2022, at a CAGR of 9.6% between 2016 and 2022. The 3D scanner hardware market size, in terms of volume, is expected to reach 114.9 thousand units by 2022, at a CAGR of 10.9% between 2016 and 2022. 3D scanners can overcome the limitations of traditional inspection methods and reduce the time as well as cost of production operations while matching, or even exceeding the accuracy of traditional scanning.
The 3D scanning technology is used widely in the automotive industry for quality control and inspection to ensure that the components are manufactured within specified tolerance levels. With reduced inspection time and overall cost, automotive manufacturers can expedite the new product development cycle, which allows them to introduce new vehicle models and maintain a competitive edge in the market.
The APAC region holds a tremendous market potential in the near future and is expected to grow at the highest CAGR during the forecast period. Some of the major drivers for the growing demand for 3D scanners in the APAC region include the rising number of infrastructure projects, growing preference for custom implants, and increasing number of dental restoration surgeries.
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