The possibility of 3-D printing’s evolution from a tool to create jewelry and spare parts to one that can print cars is redefining the scope of several industries, according to a report from Frost & Sullivan. Only after 2020, however, will the technology reach a tipping point and begin to print complex metal systems and large aircraft parts.

The new study, Future of 3-D Printing—Key Implications to Industries, predicts the market will see a three-fold increase in revenue to reach $21.50 billion in 2025.

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