While the 3D Printing Sentiment Index shows adoption increasing worldwide, Australia is lagging behind.
However, it is likely that 3D printing will revolutionize Australian manufacturing in the near future for a few reasons.
Labor costs in the country are high. Its location away from global hubs makes impacts logistics costs and times. And with its population's high disposable income, there will be demand for customized goods that can be made and delivered quickly.¹
It will be interesting to track Australia's adoption journey through future 3D Printing Sentiment Index reports.