Competing Business Models and Strategies in Additive Manufacturing
This presentation will examine the additive manufacturing ecosystem and business model archetypes.
It will evaluate the major market participants in engineering, manufacturing, and powder supply and the strategic evolution of selected players’ and their key M&A transactions. Examples will be drawn from companies like GE, Oerlikon, Voestalpine, Materialize, Hoeganaes, SLM, FIT, EOS, and FKM. Furthermore, the talk will outline the capital markets’ perspective on different business models and their value propositions. In conclusion, Stephens’ outlook on strategic trends and potential next steps in the corporate development of additive manufacturing will be highlighted.