The 3D printing industry has recently faced challenges, with companies in the sector experiencing declining stock valuations, fundraising struggles and corporate restructuring. However, it is important to put this turbulence into perspective.

We may not be seeing the same explosion in 3D technologies that we saw 20 years ago, but that doesn’t mean the industry is stagnant. In fact, new collaborations and new applications for these platforms are actually expanding the value of 3D printing in many industries.