Growing by 10,000 3D printers in just over 9 months, 3D Hubs, the largest global network of 3D printers, has now topped 30,000 registered 3D printing locations. Here you will find some of the most interesting data from 3D Hubs 3D Printing Trends report for the month of May. Click here for the full report.
Ultimaker is the manufacturer with the most 3D printers on 3D Hubs, but Makerbot has once again cut back on the distance between the 2.
Formlabs is getting closer and closer to Printrbot, if it keeps up the growth it’ll be #6 next month.
In just 9 months, the 3D Hubs community has grown by 10,000 new printing locations breaching the 30,000 milestone.
The BCN3D Sigma has held onto the gold for 3 consecutive months now with stellar ratings. The rest of the podium remains unchanged with the Form 2 grabbing the silver and the PowerSpec 3D Pro the bronze.
The ORD Bot Hadron climbed up one spot to take #4. Rounding out the top 5 is the Cubicon Single, a new high-end Plug ‘n’ Play printer from the Korean manufacturer HyVision.
Zortrax’s M200 fell out of the top 5 this month – it’s not the first time though and it has always managed to climb back. Two Kossel Kit printers follow the M200 at #7 and #8, with the Flashforge Creator Pro and the Afinia H480 closing the top 10.
The Ultimaker 2+ debuted this month at #14 improving upon its predecessors ratings. Notably, the Ultimaker 2 is the most reviewed printer on 3D Hubs with a staggering 7300 customer reviews and a rating of 4.65.
New York has done it, the Big Apple broke another milestone as it now boasts an amazing 505 3D printing locations. Meanwhile on the West Coast Los Angeles also broke the 400 mark, keeping its lead ahead of the first European city on the list, London.
The fastest growing city this month was Toronto, growing 5.1% MoM.
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