Two thousand and twelve was 3D printing’s breakout year. While still the realm of early adopters, the 3D printing genie is clearly out of the bottle. I checked in with several consumer-class 3D printer companies to see how 2012 went down and to get their thoughts on 2013 and beyond. Everyone I spoke with was extremely bullish about the future of 3D printing and some were already rolling out new models.
, 2012: 3D Printing’s Big Year,