Category: Market Reports & Forecasts

This Week in Imaging: Paperless Printing; HP Financials; Toshiba Shoring Up Finances; More

One thing that caught our eye this week was a new app developed by a Long Island bookkeeper. The app, called FleetSheet, is pretty nifty. In a nutshell, it lets users simply click on “print” to send a document displayed on their PC monitor to a paired smartphone...

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3D-Printing Software and Services Market to Reach $4.52 Billion by 2021

A new market-research report from Research and Markets forecasts that the global 3D-printing software and services market will reach $4.52 billion by 2021. According to Research and Markets, with the emergence of new software for design/modeling, data preparation, simulation and machine control (which includes slicing software), there’s a...

Industrial/Professional 3D-Printer Shipments Set for Growth as HP Inc., GE Move Into Global Top Five

London-based market-research firm Context reports that industrial 3D-printer shipments are set for growth in the second half of 2017 as GE and HP Inc. move into the global top-five market players. This follows several consecutive years of unit-shipment decline for industrial/professional 3D printer, states Context. It says industrial/professional systems ...

Printer Sales Down in Western Europe, But HP Makes Gains

London-based market-research firm Context reports that sales of printers in Western Europe declined in all categories in the third quarter. Third-quarter sales of inkjet-based All-in-Ones/MFPs in Western Europe fell 9 percent year-over-year. “Third-quarter 2017 sales fell in all categories except for laser MFPs: distributor sales of these devices increased...

This Week in Imaging: Inkjet and Ink-Tanks Make Key Gains; More

As you may well know, we at Wirth Consulting “think ink” and have to make constant efforts to curb our enthusiasm about this ground-breaking technology. That said, several exciting (for us) inkjet-related news items passed across our desks this week: 1) For the first time, inkjet printer and...