What Morgan Stanley Thinks About the 3-D Printing Industry


Editors Note: This article previously incorrectly stated JP Morgan Chase & Co. released two research reports on 3D printing. The article has been corrected to show Morgan Stanley released the the reports. The author and Motley Fool apologizes for and regrets this mistake.

The banking juggernaut known as Morgan Stanley just released two of its Blue Paper research reports about the 3-D printing industry, also known as additive manufacturing. With over 100 pages of insight, the reports were a treasure trove of information to investors looking for insight into the industry. The overall take on the report was a bullish outlook on the technology's impact in medical applications, but a more conservative view in regards to industrial applications.

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Overall, the report contained many great takeaways for investors. The highlights include: industry growth rates, technologies AM is disrupting, and live tissue printing to name a few. In the video below, Motley Fool analyst Blake Bos goes over some of the key findings in the report, and lets 3-D printing investors know what it means to them.

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