Top 10 Fastest-Growing 3D Printing Companies at CES

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Going to CES? Make sure you hit all the important prospects! Using our proprietary machine-learning growth algorithm, DataFox has identified the top 10 3D printing startups exhibiting at CES that are poised for a breakout year. Be sure to check out our sortable, filterable list of all 2,500+ Consumer Electronics Show exhibitors, where you'll find executives' contact information, headcount and revenue data, and much more.

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DataFox looked at over 25 3D printing companies exhibiting at CES and ranked them by our proprietary Growth Score, an artificial intelligence algorithm that is a predictor of revenue growth. Here are the top 3D printing prospects.

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Mcor Technologies

Top keywords: photography, 3d printing, manufacturing, 3d technology, personal computers and peripherals

  • CEO: Conor MacCormack
  • Revenue Estimate: > $7m

Mcor Technologies Ltd is an innovative manufacturer of the world’s most
affordable, full colour and eco-friendly 3D printers. They are the only 3D
printers to use ordinary business-letter paper as the build material, a choice
that renders durable, stable and tactile models. Established in 2004 with a
talented team of specialists in the area of 3D printing, software and CAD/CAM,
Mcor’s vision is to make 3D printing more accessible to everyone. The company
operates internationally from offices in Ireland, the UK and America.

Formlabs

Top keywords: hardware + software, 3d printing, hardware, bridging online and offline, mass customization

  • CEO:
  • Revenue Estimate: > $7m

Formlabs is developing an affordable high-resolution 3D printer to enable
designers, engineers, and makers to easily realize their dreams in beautiful
physical form.

Sculpteo

Top keywords: curated web, mass customization, 3d printing jewelry, 3d printing, 3d printing printing services

  • CEO:
  • Revenue Estimate: > $7m

Founded in 2009, Sculpteo is the first 3D printing cloud engine company. The
company does 3D printing for both individuals and professionals. It develops
easy-to-integrate solutions for online retailers wanting to integrate 3D
printing and mass customization to their offer. Sculpteo employs 10 people in
France across two 3D printing facilities - one in Vanves, in the Paris area, and
one in Arreau, in the Pyrenees. Sculpteo markets its 3D printing cloud engine
solution all over the world, and mostly in Europe and in the US.

Artec Group Inc

Top keywords: hardware + software, emerging technologies, 3d scanners, real 2015 exhibitors, real 2015 partners

  • CEO:
  • Revenue Estimate: > $35m

The Artec Group develops and manufactures innovative solutions and products. The
company, headquartered in Luxembourg, consists of a team of high-calibre
specialists who have been working together for more than 10 years, and who are
seen as leading experts in the sphere of capturing/processing of 3D surfaces, as
well as face recognition.

EnvisionTEC

Top keywords: 3d printing, 3d printing materials, personal computers and peripherals, computer equipment and peripherals, manufacturing

  • CEO:
  • Revenue Estimate: > $35m

EnvisionTEC is a leading global provider of 3D printing solutions for the rapid
manufacture of customized products utilizing its proprietary consumables across
a variety of markets. Since its first patent submission in 1999, EnvisionTEC has
developed and released 3D print solutions consisting of 3D printers, print
materials, replacement parts as well as training and other services.
EnvisionTEC’s proprietary, multi-platform technology delivers high precision,
surface quality and functionality as well as the ability to use a wide range of
materials at production speeds that it believes are superior to those offered by
its competitors. With 18 U.S. patents and 91 foreign patents, EnvisionTEC works
with a strong customer and partner base in diverse sectors such as jewelry,
hearing aid, dental, consumer, auto manufacturing and design companies.

Local Motors

Top keywords: hardware + software, local, 3d printing, crowdsourcing, crowdfunding

  • CEO: John B. Rogers
  • Revenue Estimate: > $8m

From bytes-to-bits, the Local Motors platform empowers anyone to design, build,
and sell the world’s coolest machines. The Company combines co-creation and
micro-manufacturing to bring hardware innovations to market at unprecedented
speed. Local Motors’ global co-creation community includes enthusiasts, hobbyist
innovators and professionals. They are designers, engineers, and makers. The
Company operates a growing global network of microfactories. Each destination is
a place where innovators create amazing products and consumers come to marvel
and shop. Local Motors offers its unique product development system to select
partners who want to innovate at a similar speed.

Afinia

Top keywords: hardware + software, printing, 3d printing, 3d printing printer manufacturers, afinia 3d printer

  • CEO:
  • Revenue Estimate: > $7m

Founded in 2009, Afinia was born to offer specialty printing solutions with
best-in-class support at accessible prices. Our parent company, Microboards
Technology, has been offering media duplication products since 1989. This gives
us a rock-solid foundation of technical expertise, and decades of experience
providing the best possible customer service. You can read more about
Microboards here. In 2009, we could see the power of 3D printing in industrial
design, and we knew there could be the same great benefits for the consumer
market. Vice President John Westrum: “We saw some basic 3D printers geared
towards consumers, but they were hard to use, and the customer support was
basically non-existent. We decided to come out with a high-quality, low-cost
printer, and to take what we learned from our duplication business to provide a
level of customer support and ease of use that’s not matched by any other
company in the space.” Now, Afinia is expanding their specialty printing
products to include high-speed label printing as well.

LulzBot 3D Printers

Top keywords: desktop 3d printers, 3d printing materials, 3d printer parts, 3d printing filament, consumer electronics

  • CEO:
  • Revenue Estimate: > $7m

Built upon the philosophy of freedom, LulzBot's is transforming the 3D printer
industry. Based in Loveland, Colorado, LulzBot is committed to Libre Innovation,
which means the hardware and software we create is free to be copied modified
and converted by all users. Empowering customers is part of our innovative
spirit, and why we set out to manufacture the LulzBot line of rapid prototyping
3D printers, the first ever hardware product to receive the Respects Your
Freedom (RYF) certification from the Free Software Foundation. LulzBot 3D
Printers are manufactured by Aleph Objects, Inc. selling materials, hardware,
electronics, and tools for RepRap 3D printers. Aleph Objects, Inc. is based in
Loveland, Colorado, USA.

Solidoodle

Top keywords: hardware + software, education, consumer electronics, 3d printing, creates open source 3d printers

  • CEO:
  • Revenue Estimate: > $2m

Solidoodle is a 3D printer company headquartered in Brooklyn, New York.
Solidoodle was founded in September 2011 by engineer Sam Cervantes. Solidoodle
3D printers use digital files supplied by the user to create physical plastic
parts. The company launched its 4th generation printer in November 2013.

MatterHackers

Top keywords: 3d printing, hardware + software, open source, 3d technology, consumer goods

  • CEO: Lars Brubaker
  • Revenue Estimate: > $1m

MatterHackers is a 3D printing retailer and the developer of MatterControl, an
open source platform for desktop 3D printing. For more information visit
www.matterhackers.com and www.mattercontrol.com.