3D Printing Gases Market by Type (Argon, Nitrogen), Technology (Stereo lithography, Laser Sintering, Poly-Jet), Storage & Distribution (Cylinder, Merchant Liquid, Tonnage), Function (Insulation, Illumination, Cooling), End User (Design & Manufacturing, Healthcare) - Forecast to 2020

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Increasing demand for healthcare to drive the 3D printing/additive manufacturing gases market.
The 3D printing/additive manufacturing gases market size is estimated to grow USD 26.92 million in 2015 to USD 45,123.29 thousand by 2020, at a CAGR of 10.88 %. The 3D printing/additive manufacturing gases market is driven by factors such as rise in demand for automotive and consumer products in developing countries and the growing healthcare market globally.

Laser sintering to gain maximum traction during the forecast period.
The laser sintering segment is projected to be the fastest-growing technology in the next five years. Furthermore, due to growth of the 3D printing/additive manufacturing industry, its gases such as argon, nitrogen, and gas mixtures are extensively used.  The 3D printing/additive manufacturing gases market is also projected to witness growth in stereolithography and poly-jet technology during the forecast period.

North America to gain highest market share during the forecast period.
The global 3D printing/additive manufacturing gases market is segmented, region-wise, into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and the Rest of the World (RoW). The RoW region includes Brazil, Argentina, and South Africa. With the convergence of technological advancements, and diversification of 3D printable materials, the market of 3D printing/additive manufacturing gases in North America has took a huge leap forward. The region is characterized by continuous technical innovations in various segments of the 3D printing/additive manufacturing gases industry, with the presence of some top market players such as Praxair Inc. (U.S.), Air Products and Chemicals Inc. (U.S.), Airgas Incorporated (U.S.), and Advanced Specialty Gases Inc. (U.S.).

Breakdown of Primaries:
Primary interviews were conducted with a number of industry experts in order to collect data related to different aspects of the 3D printing/additive manufacturing gases market. Estimates reached after analyzing secondary sources were validated through these interviews. Primary sources include professionals such as 3D printing/additive manufacturing gases manufacturers, distributors, consultants and academic professionals. The following figure provides a breakdown of the type of companies to which the primary sources belong, the number of primaries by designation, and their regional break-up. Distribution of primary interviews is as follows:

By Company Type: Tier 1: 43%; Tier 2: 33%; Tier 3: 24%
By Designation: C-level: 35%; Director level: 25%; Others*: 40%
By Region: North America: 30%; Europe: 15%; Asia-Pacific: 20%; RoW: 35%
*Others include sales managers, marketing managers, and product managers.
Note: The tier of the companies is defined on the basis of their total revenue, as of 2013.
Tier 1: Revenue > USD 10 billion; Tier 2: USD 1 billion > Revenue > USD 10 billion; Tier 3: Revenue < USD 1 billion

The various key 3D Printing/Additive Manufacturing gases providers profiled in the report are as follows:
1. BASF SE (Germany)
2. Linde Ag (Germany)
3. Air Liquide S.A. (France)
4. Praxair Inc. (U.S.)
5. Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (U.S.)
6. Iwatani Corporation (Japan)
7. Airgas Inc. (U.S.)
8. Matheson Tri-Gas Inc. (U.S.)
9. Messer Group (Germany)
10. Iceblick Ltd. (Ukraine)

The report will help the market leaders/new entrants in this market in the following ways:
1. This report segments the 3D printing/additive manufacturing gases market comprehensively and provides the closest approximations of the revenue numbers for the overall market and the subsegments across the different verticals and regions.
2. The report helps stakeholders to understand the market and provides them information on key market drivers, restraints, challenges, and opportunities.
3. This report will help stakeholders to better understand their competitors and gain more insights to their position in the business. The competitive landscape section includes new product developments, agreements, partnerships and joint ventures, and mergers & acquisitions.
1 INTRODUCTION 27
1.1 OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY 27
1.2 MARKET DEFINITION 27
1.3 STUDY SCOPE 28
1.3.1 YEARS CONSIDERED 28
1.4 CURRENCY CONSIDERED 29
1.5 UNIT CONSIDERED 29
1.6 STAKEHOLDERS 29
1.7 LIMITATIONS 29
2 RESEARCH METHODOLOY 30
2.1 RESEARCH DATA 30
2.1.1 SECONDARY DATA 31
2.1.1.1 Key data from secondary sources 31
2.1.2 PRIMARY DATA 32
2.1.2.1 Breakdown of primary interviews 32
2.2 MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION 33
2.3 MARKET BREAKDOWN AND DATA TRIANGULATION 35
2.4 MARKET SHARE ESTIMATION 35
2.5 RESEARCH ASSUMPTIONS AND LIMITATIONS 36
2.5.1 ASSSUMPTIONS 36
2.5.2 ASSUMPTIONS MADE FOR THIS STUDY 36
2.5.3 LIMITATIONS 37
3 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 38
3.1 DEMAND FROM END-USE INDUSTRIES TO DRIVE 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET 38
3.2 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET 39
3.3 EUROPEAN MARKET PROJECTED TO GROW AT THE HIGHEST RATE BETWEEN
2015-2020 40
3.4 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET, BY TYPE, 2014
(MARKET SHARE AS PER VALUE) 41
3.5 INSULATION SEGMENT TO GROW AT THE HIGHEST RATE FROM 2015 TO -2020 41
3.6 LEADING MARKET PLAYERS ADOPTED EXPANSIONS & AGREEMENTS AS THE
KEY STRATEGY 42
4 PREMIUM INSIGHTS 43
4.1 ATTRACTIVE OPPORTUNITIES IN THE 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET 43
4.2 CHINA IS ESTIMATED TO CAPTURE THE LARGEST SHARE IN THE ASIA-PACIFIC 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET IN 2015 44
4.3 EUROPE ESTIMATED TO DOMINATE THE 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET IN 2015, IN TERMS OF VALUE 45
4.4 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET: TECHNOLOGY USED 46
4.5 CYLINDER & PACKAGED GAS DISTRIBUTION TO BE THE LARGEST SEGMENT IN THE 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET, 2015 TO 2020 47
4.6 DESIGN & MANUFACTURING SEGMENT ESTIMATED TO ACCOUNT FOR THE LARGEST MARKET SHARE IN 2015 48
4.7 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET LIFE CYCLE ANALYSIS,
BY REGION, 2014 49
5 MARKET OVERVIEW 50
5.1 INTRODUCTION 51
5.2 THE EVOLUTION OF 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET 51
5.2.1 EVOLUTION OF INDUSTRIAL GASES 51
5.2.2 EVOLUTION OF 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING 52
5.3 MARKET SEGMENTATION 52
5.4 MARKET DYNAMICS 53
5.4.1 DRIVERS 54
5.4.1.1 Growth in the 3D printing market 54
5.4.2 RESTRAINTS 55
5.4.2.1 Structural and Regulatory Restrictions 55
5.4.2.2 Lack of standardized equipment and process control 55
5.4.3 OPPORTUNITIES 56
5.4.3.1 Untapped personal 3D printing market 56
5.4.4 CHALLENGES 56
5.4.4.1 Intricate manufacturing process 56
6 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET, BY TYPE 57
6.1 INTRODUCTION 58
6.2 ARGON 58
6.3 GAS MIXTURES 58
6.4 NITROGEN 59
6.5 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET, BY TYPE 59
6.5.1 ARGON DOMINATED THE MARKET 59
7 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET, BY TECHNOLOGY 60
7.1 INTRODUCTION 61
7.2 STEREOLITHOGRAPHY 61
7.3 LASER SINTERING 62
7.3.1 SELECTIVE LASER SINTERING 62
7.3.2 DIRECT METAL LASER SINTERING 62
7.4 POLY-JET TECHNOLOGY 62
7.5 OTHERS 62
7.6 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET, BY TECHNOLOGY 63
7.6.1 STEREOLITHOGRAPHY DOMINATED THE 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET 63
8 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET, BY STORAGE AND DISTRIBUTION & TRANSPORTATION 65
8.1 INTRODUCTION 66
8.2 CYLINDER & PACKAGED GAS DISTRIBUTION 66
8.3 MERCHANT LIQUID DISTRIBUTION 67
8.4 TONNAGE DISTRIBUTION 67
8.5 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET, BY STORAGE AND DISTRIBUTION & TRANSPORTATION 67
8.5.1 CYLINDER & PACKAGED GAS DISTRIBUTION BE THE FASTEST-GROWING SEGMENT IN THE MARKET 67
9 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET, BY FUNCTION 69
9.1 INTRODUCTION 70
9.2 INSULATION 70
9.3 ILLUMINATION 70
9.4 COOLING 71
9.5 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET, BY FUNCTION 71
9.5.1 INSULATION TO BE THE FASTEST-GROWING SEGMENT IN THE MARKET 71
10 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET, BY END-USE INDUSTRY 73
10.1 INTRODUCTION 74
10.2 DESIGN & MANUFACTURING 74
10.3 HEALTHCARE 75
10.4 CONSUMER PRODUCTS 75
10.5 OTHERS 75
10.6 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET, BY END-USE INDUSTRY 75
10.6.1 DESIGN & MANUFACTURING SEGMENT TO GROW AT THE SECOND-HIGHEST CAGR IN THE MARKET 75
11 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET, BY REGION 77
11.1 INTRODUCTION 78
11.2 NORTH AMERICA 80
11.2.1 NORTH AMERICA: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET, BY COUNTRY 82
11.2.2 NORTH AMERICA: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET, BY TYPE 83
11.2.2.1 Market for argon accounted for the largest share in 3D printing/additive manufacturing gases market in North America 83
11.2.3 NORTH AMERICA: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET, BY TECHNOLOGY 84
11.2.3.1 Market for stereolithography accounted for the largest share in North America 84
11.2.4 NORTH AMERICA: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET, BY STORAGE AND DISTRIBUTION & TRANSPORTATION 85
11.2.4.1 Demand for cylinder & packaged gas distribution to drive the North American market 85
11.2.5 NORTH AMERICA: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET, BY FUNCTION 86
11.2.5.1 Demand for insulation to drive the North American market 86
11.2.6 NORTH AMERICA: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET, BY END-USE INDUSTRY 87
11.2.6.1 Design & manufacturing dominated the North American 3D printing/additive manufacturing gases market 87
11.2.7 U.S. 88
11.2.7.1 U.S.: 3D printing/additive manufacturing gases market, by type 88
11.2.7.1.1 Gas mixtures to grow at the highest CAGR in the U.S. market 88
11.2.7.2 U.S.: 3D printing/additive manufacturing gases market, by technology 89
11.2.7.2.1 Laser sintering to grow at the highest CAGR in the
U.S. market 89
11.2.7.3 U.S.: 3D printing/additive manufacturing gases market, by storage and distribution & transportation 90
11.2.7.3.1 Cylinder & packaged gas distribution to grow at the highest CAGR in the U.S. market 90
11.2.7.4 U.S.: 3D printing/additive manufacturing gases market, by function 91
11.2.7.4.1 Insulation to grow at the highest CAGR in the U.S. market 91
11.2.7.5 U.S.: 3D printing/additive manufacturing gases market, by end-use industry 92
11.2.7.5.1 Health care segment to be the fastest-growing market in
the U.S. 92
11.2.8 CANADA 93
11.2.8.1 Canada: 3D printing/additive manufacturing gases market, by type 93
11.2.8.1.1 Argon expected to drive the market for 3D printing/additive manufacturing gases market in Canada 93
11.2.8.2 Canada: 3D printing/additive manufacturing gases market,
by technology 94
11.2.8.2.1 Laser sintering to be the second-fastest-growing segment in the Canadian market 94
11.2.8.3 Canada: 3D printing/additive manufacturing gases market,
by storage and distribution & transportation 95
11.2.8.3.1 Cylinder & packaged gas distribution held the largest share in the Canadian market 95
11.2.8.4 Canada: 3D printing/additive manufacturing gases market,
by function 96
11.2.8.4.1 Insulation held the largest share in the Canadian market 96
11.2.8.5 Canada: 3D printing/additive manufacturing gases market,
by end-use industry 97
11.2.8.5.1 Health care is the fastest-growing segment in the
Canadian market 97
11.2.9 MEXICO 98
11.2.9.1 Mexico: 3D printing/additive manufacturing gases market, by type 98
11.2.9.1.1 Argon dominated the Mexican market 98
11.2.9.2 Mexico: 3D printing/additive manufacturing gases market,
by technology 99
11.2.9.2.1 Stereolithography dominated the Mexican 3D printing/additive manufacturing gases market 99
11.2.9.3 Mexico: 3D printing/additive manufacturing gases market,
by storage and distribution & transportation 100
11.2.9.3.1 Cylinder & packaged gas distribution to be the fastest-growing segment in the Mexican market 100
11.2.9.4 Mexico: 3D printing/additive manufacturing gases market,
by function 101
11.2.9.4.1 Insulation to be the fastest-growing segment in the
Mexican market 101
11.2.9.5 Mexico: 3D printing/additive manufacturing gases market,
by end-use industry 102
11.2.9.5.1 Design & manufacturing segment to grow at the second-highest CAGR in the Mexican market 102
11.3 EUROPE 103
11.3.1 EUROPE: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET,
BY COUNTRY 105
11.3.1.1 Germany dominated the 3D printing/additive manufacturing gases market in Europe 105
11.3.2 EUROPE: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET, BY TYPE 106
11.3.2.1 Argon segment accounted for the largest share in 3D printing/additive manufacturing gases market in Europe 106
11.3.3 EUROPE: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET,
BY TECHNOLOGY 107
11.3.3.1 Stereolithography segment accounted for the largest share in Europe 107
11.3.4 EUROPE: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET,
BY STORAGE AND DISTRIBUTION & TRANSPORTATION 108
11.3.4.1 Demand for cylinder & packaged gas distribution element to drive the European market 108
11.3.5 EUROPE: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET,
BY FUNCTION 109
11.3.5.1 Demand for insulation to drive the European market 109
11.3.6 EUROPE: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET,
BY END-USE INDUSTRY 110
11.3.6.1 Design & manufacturing dominated the European 3D printing/additive manufacturing gases market 110
11.3.7 GERMANY 111
11.3.7.1 Germany: 3D printing/additive manufacturing gases market, by type 111
11.3.7.1.1 Nitrogen segment to grow at the highest CAGR in the German market 111
11.3.7.2 Germany: 3D printing/additive manufacturing gases market,
by technology 112
11.3.7.2.1 Stereolithography segment to grow at the highest CAGR in the German market 112
11.3.7.3 GERMANY: 3D printing/additive manufacturing gases market,
by storage and distribution & transportation 113
11.3.7.3.1 Cylinder & packaged gas distribution to grow at the highest CAGR in the German market 113
11.3.7.4 GERMANY: 3D printing/additive manufacturing gases market,
by function 114
11.3.7.4.1 Insulation segment to grow at the highest CAGR in the German market 114
11.3.7.5 Germany: 3D printing/additive manufacturing gases market,
by end-use industry 115
11.3.7.5.1 Health care segment to be the fastest-growing in Germany 115
11.3.8 FRANCE 116
11.3.8.1 France: 3D printing/additive manufacturing gases market, by type 116
11.3.8.1.1 Growing demand for gas mixtures is projected to drive the market for 3D Printing/Additive Manufacturing Gases market in France 116
11.3.8.2 France: 3D printing/additive manufacturing gases market,
by technology 117
11.3.8.2.1 Laser sintering to be the second fastest-growing segment in the French market 117
11.3.8.3 France: 3D printing/additive manufacturing gases market,
by storage and distribution & transportation 118
11.3.8.3.1 Cylinder & packaged gas distribution has the largest market share 118
11.3.8.4 France: 3D printing/additive manufacturing gases market,
by function 119
11.3.8.4.1 Insulation has the largest market share in the
French market 119
11.3.8.5 France: 3D printing/additive manufacturing gases market,
by end-use industry 120
11.3.8.5.1 Health care is the fastest-growing segment in the
French market 120
11.3.9 U.K. 121
11.3.9.1 U.K.: 3D printing/additive manufacturing gases market, by type 121
11.3.9.1.1 Argon dominated the U.K. market 121
11.3.9.2 U.K.: 3D printing/additive manufacturing gases market,
by technology 122
11.3.9.2.1 Stereolithography segment dominated the 3D printing/additive manufacturing gases market 122
11.3.9.3 U.K.: 3D printing/additive manufacturing gases market, by storage and distribution & transportation 123
11.3.9.3.1 Cylinder & packaged gas distribution to be the fastest-growing segment in the market 123
11.3.9.4 U.K.: 3D printing/additive manufacturing gases market, by function 124
11.3.9.4.1 Insulation to be the fastest-growing segment in the
U.K. market 124
11.3.9.5 U.K.: 3D printing/additive manufacturing gases market,
by end-use industry 125
11.3.9.5.1 Health care segment to grow at the highest CAGR in the U.K. market 125
11.3.10 REST OF EUROPE 126
11.3.10.1 Rest of Europe: 3D printing/additive manufacturing gases market,
by type 126
11.3.10.1.1 Argon dominated the Rest of Europe market 126
11.3.10.2 Rest of Europe: 3D printing/additive manufacturing gases market,
by technology 127
11.3.10.2.1 Laser Sintering dominated the 3D printing/additive manufacturing gases market 127
11.3.10.3 Rest of Europe: 3D printing/additive manufacturing gases market,
by storage and distribution & transportation 128
11.3.10.3.1 Merchant Liquid Distribution to be the fastest-growing segment in the Rest of Europe market 128
11.3.10.4 Rest of Europe: 3d printing/additive manufacturing gases market,
by function 129
11.3.10.4.1 Insulation to be the fastest-growing segment in the market 129
11.3.10.5 Rest of Europe: 3D printing/additive manufacturing gases market,
by end-use industry 130
11.3.10.5.1 Design & manufacturing segment to grow at the second-highest CAGR in the market 130
11.4 ASIA-PACIFIC 131
11.4.1 ASIA-PACIFIC: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET,
BY COUNTRY 133
11.4.1.1 China dominated the 3D printing/additive manufacturing gases market in Asia-Pacific 133
11.4.2 ASIA-PACIFIC: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET,
BY TYPE 134
11.4.2.1 Market for argon accounted for the largest share in 3D printing/additive manufacturing gases market in Asia-Pacific 134
11.4.3 ASIA-PACIFIC: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET,
BY TECHNOLOGY 135
11.4.3.1 Market for stereolithography accounted for the largest share in Asia-Pacific 135
11.4.4 ASIA-PACIFIC: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET,
BY STORAGE AND DISTRIBUTION & TRANSPORTATION 136
11.4.4.1 Demand for cylinder & packaged gas distribution to drive the Asia-Pacific market 136
11.4.5 ASIA-PACIFIC: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET,
BY FUNCTION 137
11.4.5.1 Demand for insulation to drive the Asia-Pacific market 137
11.4.6 ASIA-PACIFIC: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET,
BY END-USE INDUSTRY 138
11.4.6.1 Design & manufacturing dominated the Asia-Pacific 3D printing/additive manufacturing gases market 138
11.4.7 CHINA 139
11.4.7.1 China: 3D printing/additive manufacturing gases market, by type 139
11.4.7.1.1 Gas mixtures to grow at the highest CAGR in China 139
11.4.7.2 China: 3D printing/additive manufacturing gases market, by technology 140
11.4.7.2.1 Laser sintering to grow at the highest CAGR in China 140
11.4.7.3 China: 3D printing/additive manufacturing gases market, by storage and distribution & transportation 141
11.4.7.3.1 Cylinder & packaged gas distribution to grow at the highest CAGR in China 141
11.4.7.4 China: 3D printing/additive manufacturing gases market, by function 142
11.4.7.4.1 Insulation to grow at the highest CAGR in China 142
11.4.7.5 China: 3D printing/additive manufacturing gases market, by end-use industry 143
11.4.7.5.1 Health care segment to be the fastest-growing market
in China 143
11.4.8 JAPAN 144
11.4.8.1 Japan: 3D printing/additive manufacturing gases market, by type 144
11.4.8.1.1 Gas mixtures to drive the market for 3D printing/additive manufacturing gases market in Japan 144
11.4.8.2 Japan: 3D printing/additive manufacturing gases market, by technology 145
11.4.8.2.1 Laser sintering is the second-fastest-growing segment in the Japanese market 145
11.4.8.3 Japan: 3D printing/additive manufacturing gases market, by storage and distribution & transportation 146
11.4.8.3.1 Cylinder & packaged gas distribution held the largest share in the Japanese market 146
11.4.8.4 Japan: 3D printing/additive manufacturing gases market, by function 147
11.4.8.4.1 Insulation held the largest share in the Japanese market 147
11.4.8.5 Japan: 3D printing/additive manufacturing gases market, by end-use industry 148
11.4.8.5.1 Health care is the fastest-growing segment in the market 148
11.4.9 INDIA 149
11.4.9.1 INDIA: 3d printing/additive manufacturing gases market, by type 149
11.4.9.1.1 Argon dominated the Indian market 149
11.4.9.2 India: 3D printing/additive manufacturing gases market, by technology 150
11.4.9.2.1 Stereolithography dominated the Indian 3D printing/additive manufacturing gases market 150
11.4.9.3 India: 3D printing/additive manufacturing gases market, by storage and distribution & transportation 151
11.4.9.3.1 Cylinder & packaged gas distribution to be the fastest-growing segment in the Indian market 151
11.4.9.4 India: 3D printing/additive manufacturing gases market, by function 152
11.4.9.4.1 Insulation to be the fastest-growing segment in the market 152
11.4.9.5 India: 3D printing/additive manufacturing gases market, by end-use industry 153
11.4.9.5.1 Health care segment to grow at the highest CAGR in the Indian market 153
11.4.10 REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC 154
11.4.10.1 Rest of Asia-Pacific: 3D printing/additive manufacturing gases market, by type 154
11.4.10.1.1 Argon dominated the market in Rest of Asia-Pacific 154
11.4.10.2 Rest of Asia-Pacific: 3D printing/additive manufacturing gases market, by technology 155
11.4.10.2.1 Laser sintering dominated the 3D Printing/Additive Manufacturing Gases market 155
11.4.10.3 Rest of Asia-Pacific: 3D printing/additive manufacturing gases market, by storage and distribution & transportation 156
11.4.10.3.1 Cylinder & packaged gas distribution to be the fastest-growing segment in the market 156
11.4.10.4 Rest of Asia-Pacific: 3D printing/additive manufacturing gases market, by function 157
11.4.10.4.1 Insulation as a function to be the fastest-growing segment in the market 157
11.4.10.5 Rest of Asia-Pacific: 3D printing/additive manufacturing gases market, by end-use industry 158
11.4.10.5.1 Health care to grow at the highest CAGR in the market 158
11.5 REST OF WORLD 159
11.5.1 ROW: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET,
BY COUNTRY 159
11.5.1.1 Brazil dominated the 3D printing/additive manufacturing Gases market in RoW 159
11.5.2 ROW: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET, BY TYPE 160
11.5.2.1 Argon segment accounted for the largest share in 3D printing/additive manufacturing Gases market in RoW 160
11.5.3 ROW: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET,
BY TECHNOLOGY 161
11.5.3.1 Stereolithography accounted for the largest share in RoW 161
11.5.4 ROW: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET,
BY STORAGE AND DISTRIBUTION & TRANSPORTATION 162
11.5.4.1 Demand for cylinder & packaged gas distribution to drive the RoW market 162
11.5.5 ROW: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET,
BY FUNCTION 163
11.5.5.1 Insulation as a function to drive the RoW market 163
11.5.6 ROW: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET,
BY END-USE INDUSTRY 164
11.5.6.1 Design & manufacturing dominated the 3D printing/additive manufacturing Gases market 164
11.5.7 BRAZIL 165
11.5.7.1 Brazil: 3D printing/additive manufacturing gases market, by type 165
11.5.7.1.1 Gas mixtures to grow at the highest CAGR in the
Brazil market 165
11.5.7.2 Brazil: 3D printing/additive manufacturing gases market, by technology 166
11.5.7.2.1 Laser sintering segment to grow at the highest CAGR in the Brazil market 166
11.5.7.3 Brazil: 3D printing/additive manufacturing gases market, by Storage and Distribution & Transportation 167
11.5.7.3.1 Cylinder & packaged gas distribution segment to grow at the highest CAGR in the Brazil market 167
11.5.7.4 BRAZIL: 3D printing/additive manufacturing gases market,
by Function 168
11.5.7.4.1 Insulation segment to grow at the highest CAGR in the Brazil market 168
11.5.7.5 Brazil: 3D printing/additive manufacturing gases market,
by End-use Industry 169
11.5.7.5.1 Health care segment to be the fastest-growing market
in Brazil 169
11.5.8 ARGENTINA 170
11.5.8.1 Argentina: 3D printing/additive manufacturing gases market, by type 170
11.5.8.1.1 Argon to drive the market for 3D printing/additive manufacturing Gases market in Argentina 170
11.5.8.2 Argentina: 3D printing/additive manufacturing gases market, by technology 171
11.5.8.2.1 Laser sintering to be the second fastest-growing segment in the Argentina market 171
11.5.8.3 Argentina: 3D printing/additive manufacturing gases market,
by Storage and Distribution & Transportation 172
11.5.8.3.1 Cylinder & packaged gas distribution has the largest share in the market 172
11.5.8.4 Argentina: 3D printing/additive manufacturing gases market,
by function 173
11.5.8.4.1 Insulation segment has the largest market in Argentina 173
11.5.8.5 Argentina: 3D printing/additive manufacturing gases market,
by end-use industry 174
11.5.8.5.1 Health care is the fastest-growing segment in the market 174
11.5.9 SOUTH AFRICA 175
11.5.9.1 South Africa: 3D printing/additive manufacturing Gases market,
by type 175
11.5.9.1.1 Argon segment dominated the South African market 175
11.5.9.2 South Africa: 3D printing/additive manufacturing gases market,
by technology 176
11.5.9.2.1 Stereolithography segment dominated the 3D printing/additive manufacturing gases market 176
11.5.9.3 South Africa: 3D printing/additive manufacturing gases market,
by Storage and Distribution & Transportation 177
11.5.9.3.1 Cylinder & packaged gas distribution to be the fastest-growing segment in the market 177
11.5.9.4 South Africa: 3D printing/additive manufacturing gases market,
by function 178
11.5.9.4.1 Insulation to be the fastest-growing segment in the market 178
11.5.9.5 South Africa: 3D printing/additive manufacturing gases market,
by End-use Industry 179
11.5.9.5.1 Health care segment to grow at the highest CAGR in the South Africa market 179
11.5.10 OTHERS IN ROW 180
11.5.10.1 Others in RoW: 3D printing/additive manufacturing gases market,
by type 180
11.5.10.1.1 Argon dominated the market 180
11.5.10.2 Others in RoW: 3D printing/additive manufacturing gases market,
by technology 181
11.5.10.2.1 Stereolithography segment dominated the 3D printing/additive manufacturing gases market 181
11.5.10.3 Others in RoW: 3D printing/additive manufacturing gases market,
by storage and distribution & transportation 182
11.5.10.3.1 Cylinder & packaged gas distribution to be the fastest-growing segment in the market 182
11.5.10.4 Others in RoW: 3D printing/additive manufacturing gases market,
by function 183
11.5.10.4.1 Insulation to be the fastest-growing segment in the market 183
11.5.10.5 Others in RoW: 3D printing/additive manufacturing gases market,
by end-use industry 184
11.5.10.5.1 Design & manufacturing segment to grow at the second-highest CAGR in the market 184
12 COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE 185
12.1 OVERVIEW 185
12.2 LEADING PLAYERS IN THE 3D PRINTING/ ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET 186
12.3 COMPETITIVE SITUATIONS & TRENDS 187
12.4 KEY GROWTH STRATEGIES, 20112015 188
12.4.1 EXPANSIONS 189
12.4.2 AGREEMENTS 190
12.4.3 ACQUISITIONS 191
12.4.4 NEW PRODUCT LAUNCHES & JOINT VENTURES 192
 
13 COMPANY PROFILE 193
(Company at a Glance, Recent Financials, Products & Services, Strategies & Insights, & Recent Developments)*
13.1 INTRODUCTION 193
13.2 BASF SE 194
13.3 THE LINDE GROUP 196
13.4 AIR LIQUIDE S.A. 199
13.5 PRAXAIR INC. 202
13.6 AIR PRODUCTS AND CHEMICALS, INC. 206
13.7 IWATANI CORPORATION 210
13.8 AIRGAS INC 212
13.9 MATHESON TRI-GAS INC.: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 214
13.10 MESSER GROUP 215
13.11 ICEBLICK LTD. 217
*Details on company at a glance, recent financials, products & services, strategies & insights, & recent developments might not be captured in case of unlisted companies.
14 APPENDIX 218
14.1 DISCUSSION GUIDE 218
14.2 INTRODUCING RT: REAL-TIME MARKET INTELLIGENCE 222
14.3 AVAILABLE CUSTOMIZATIONS 222

LIST OF TABLES

TABLE 1 STANDARDS BY COMPRESSED GAS ASSOCIATION 55
TABLE 2 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 20132020 (USD THOUSAND) 59
TABLE 3 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 20132020 (TONS) 59
TABLE 4 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY TECHNOLOGY, 20132020 (USD THOUSAND) 63
TABLE 5 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY TECHNOLOGY, 20132020 (TONS) 64
TABLE 6 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY STORAGE AND DISTRIBUTION & TRANSPORTATION, 20132020 (USD THOUSAND) 67
TABLE 7 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY STORAGE AND DISTRIBUTION & TRANSPORTATION, 20132020 (TONS) 68
TABLE 8 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY FUNCTION, 20132020 (USD THOUSAND) 71
TABLE 9 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY FUNCTION, 20132020 (TONS) 72
TABLE 10 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 20132020 (USD THOUSAND) 75
TABLE 11 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 20132020 (TONS) 76
TABLE 12 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 20132020 (USD THOUSAND) 79
TABLE 13 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 20132020 (TONS) 79
TABLE 14 NORTH AMERICA: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 20132020 (USD THOUSAND) 82
TABLE 15 NORTH AMERICA: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 20132020 (TONS) 82
TABLE 16 NORTH AMERICA: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 20132020 (USD THOUSAND) 83
TABLE 17 NORTH AMERICA: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 20132020 (TONS) 83
TABLE 18 NORTH AMERICA: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY TECHNOLOGY, 20132020 (USD THOUSAND) 84
TABLE 19 NORTH AMERICA: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY TECHNOLOGY, 20132020 (TONS) 84
TABLE 20 NORTH AMERICA: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY STORAGE AND DISTRIBUTION & TRANSPORTATION,
20132020 (USD THOUSAND) 85
TABLE 21 NORTH AMERICA: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY STORAGE AND DISTRIBUTION & TRANSPORTATION, 20132020 (TONS) 85
TABLE 22 NORTH AMERICA: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY FUNCTION, 20132020 (USD THOUSAND) 86
TABLE 23 NORTH AMERICA: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY FUNCTION, 20132020 (TONS) 86
TABLE 24 NORTH AMERICA: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 20132020 (USD THOUSANDS) 87
TABLE 25 NORTH AMERICA: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 20132020 (TONS) 87
TABLE 26 U.S.: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 20132020 (USD THOUSAND) 88
TABLE 27 U.S.: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 20132020 (TONS) 88
TABLE 28 U.S.: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY TECHNOLOGY, 20132020 (USD THOUSAND) 89
TABLE 29 U.S.: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY TECHNOLOGY, 20132020 (TONS) 89
TABLE 30 U.S.: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY STORAGE AND DISTRIBUTION & TRANSPORTATION, 20132020 (USD THOUSAND) 90
TABLE 31 U.S.: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY STORAGE AND DISTRIBUTION & TRANSPORTATION, 20132020 (TONS) 90
TABLE 32 U.S.: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY FUNCTION, 20132020 (USD THOUSAND) 91
TABLE 33 U.S.: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY FUNCTION, 20132020 (TONS) 91
TABLE 34 U.S.: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 20132020 (USD THOUSAND) 92
TABLE 35 U.S.: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 20132020 (TONS) 92
TABLE 36 CANADA: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 20132020 (USD THOUSAND) 93
TABLE 37 CANADA: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 20132020 (TONS) 93
TABLE 38 CANADA: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY TECHNOLOGY, 20132020 (USD THOUSAND) 94
TABLE 39 CANADA: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY TECHNOLOGY, 20132020 (TONS) 94
TABLE 40 CANADA: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY STORAGE AND DISTRIBUTION & TRANSPORTATION, 20132020 (USD THOUSAND) 95
TABLE 41 CANADA: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY STORAGE AND DISTRIBUTION & TRANSPORTATION, 20132020 (TONS) 95
TABLE 42 CANADA: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY FUNCTION, 20132020 (USD THOUSAND) 96
TABLE 43 CANADA: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY FUNCTION, 20132020 (TONS) 96
TABLE 44 CANADA: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 20132020 (USD THOUSAND) 97
TABLE 45 CANADA: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 20132020 (TONS) 97
TABLE 46 MEXICO: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 20132020 (USD THOUSAND) 98
TABLE 47 MEXICO: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 20132020 (TONS) 98
TABLE 48 MEXICO: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY TECHNOLOGY, 20132020 (USD THOUSAND) 99
TABLE 49 MEXICO: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY TECHNOLOGY, 20132020 (TONS) 99
TABLE 50 MEXICO: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY STORAGE AND DISTRIBUTION & TRANSPORTATION, 20132020 (USD THOUSAND) 100
TABLE 51 MEXICO: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY STORAGE AND DISTRIBUTION & TRANSPORTATION, 20132020 (TONS) 100
TABLE 52 MEXICO: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY FUNCTION, 20132020 (USD THOUSAND) 101
TABLE 53 MEXICO: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY FUNCTION, 20132020 (TONS) 101
TABLE 54 MEXICO: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 20132020 (USD THOUSAND) 102
TABLE 55 MEXICO: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 20132020 (TONS) 102
TABLE 56 EUROPE: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 20132020 (USD THOUSAND) 105
TABLE 57 EUROPE: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 20132020 (TONS) 105
TABLE 58 EUROPE: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 20132020 (USD THOUSAND) 106
TABLE 59 EUROPE: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 20132020 (TONS) 106
TABLE 60 EUROPE: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY TECHNOLOGY, 20132020 (USD THOUSAND) 107
TABLE 61 EUROPE: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY TECHNOLOGY, 20132020 (TONS) 107
TABLE 62 EUROPE: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY STORAGE AND DISTRIBUTION & TRANSPORTATION, 20132020 (USD THOUSAND) 108
TABLE 63 EUROPE: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY STORAGE AND DISTRIBUTION & TRANSPORTATION, 20132020 (TONS) 108
TABLE 64 EUROPE: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY FUNCTION, 20132020 (USD THOUSAND) 109
TABLE 65 EUROPE: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY FUNCTION, 20132020 (TONS) 109
TABLE 66 EUROPE: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 20132020 (USD THOUSAND) 110
TABLE 67 EUROPE: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 20132020 (TONS) 110
TABLE 68 GERMANY: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 20132020 (USD THOUSAND) 111
TABLE 69 GERMANY: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 20132020 (TONS) 111
TABLE 70 GERMANY: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY TECHNOLOGY, 20132020 (USD THOUSAND) 112
TABLE 71 GERMANY: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY TECHNOLOGY, 20132020 (TONS) 112
TABLE 72 GERMANY: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY STORAGE AND DISTRIBUTION & TRANSPORTATION, 20132020 (USD THOUSAND) 113
TABLE 73 GERMANY: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY STORAGE AND DISTRIBUTION & TRANSPORTATION, 20132020 (TONS) 113
TABLE 74 GERMANY: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY FUNCTION, 20132020 (USD THOUSAND) 114
TABLE 75 GERMANY: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY FUNCTION, 20132020 (TONS) 114
TABLE 76 GERMANY: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 20132020 (USD THOUSAND) 115
TABLE 77 GERMANY: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 20132020 (TONS) 115
TABLE 78 FRANCE: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 20132020 (USD THOUSAND) 116
TABLE 79 FRANCE: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 20132020 (TONS) 116
TABLE 80 FRANCE: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY TECHNOLOGY, 20132020 (USD THOUSAND) 117
TABLE 81 FRANCE: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY TECHNOLOGY, 20132020 (TONS) 117
TABLE 82 FRANCE: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY STORAGE AND DISTRIBUTION & TRANSPORTATION, 20132020 (USD THOUSAND) 118
TABLE 83 FRANCE: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY STORAGE AND DISTRIBUTION & TRANSPORTATION, 20132020 (TONS) 118
TABLE 84 FRANCE: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY FUNCTION, 20132020 (USD THOUSAND) 119
TABLE 85 FRANCE: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY FUNCTION, 20132020 (TONS) 119
TABLE 86 FRANCE: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 20132020 (USD THOUSAND) 120
TABLE 87 FRANCE: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 20132020 (TONS) 120
TABLE 88 U.K.: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 20132020 (USD THOUSAND) 121
TABLE 89 U.K.: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 20132020 (TONS) 121
TABLE 90 U.K.: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY TECHNOLOGY, 20132020 (USD THOUSAND) 122
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TABLE 94 U.K.: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY FUNCTION, 20132020 (USD THOUSAND) 124
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TABLE 97 U.K.: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 20132020 (TONS) 125
TABLE 98 REST OF EUROPE: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 20132020 (USD THOUSAND) 126
TABLE 99 REST OF EUROPE: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 20132020 (TONS) 126
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TABLE 102 EST OF EUROPE: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY STORAGE AND DISTRIBUTION & TRANSPORTATION,
20132020 (USD THOUSAND) 128
TABLE 103 REST OF EUROPE: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY STORAGE AND DISTRIBUTION & TRANSPORTATION, 20132020 (TONS) 128
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TABLE 108 ASIA-PACIFIC: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 20132020 (USD THOUSAND) 133
TABLE 109 ASIA-PACIFIC: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 20132020 (TONS) 133
TABLE 110 ASIA-PACIFIC: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 20132020 (USD THOUSAND) 134
TABLE 111 ASIA-PACIFIC: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 20132020 (TONS) 134
TABLE 112 ASIA-PACIFIC: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY TECHNOLOGY, 20132020 (USD THOUSAND) 135
TABLE 113 ASIA-PACIFIC: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY TECHNOLOGY, 20132020 (TONS) 135
TABLE 114 ASIA-PACIFIC: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY STORAGE AND DISTRIBUTION & TRANSPORTATION, 20132020 (USD THOUSAND) 136
TABLE 115 ASIA-PACIFIC: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY STORAGE AND DISTRIBUTION & TRANSPORTATION, 20132020 (TONS) 136
TABLE 116 ASIA-PACIFIC: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY FUNCTION, 20132020 (USD THOUSAND) 137
TABLE 117 ASIA-PACIFIC: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY FUNCTION, 20132020 (TONS) 137
TABLE 118 ASIA-PACIFIC: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 20132020 (USD THOUSAND) 138
TABLE 119 ASIA-PACIFIC: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 20132020 (TONS) 138
TABLE 120 CHINA: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 20132020 (USD THOUSAND) 139
TABLE 121 CHINA: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 20132020 (TONS) 139
TABLE 122 CHINA: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY TECHNOLOGY, 20132020 (USD THOUSAND) 140
TABLE 123 CHINA: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY TECHNOLOGY, 20132020 (TONS) 140
TABLE 124 CHINA: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY STORAGE AND DISTRIBUTION & TRANSPORTATION, 20132020 (USD THOUSAND) 141
TABLE 125 CHINA: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY STORAGE AND DISTRIBUTION & TRANSPORTATION, 20132020 (TONS) 141
TABLE 126 CHINA: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY FUNCTION, 20132020 (USD THOUSAND) 142
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TABLE 129 CHINA: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 20132020 (TONS) 143
TABLE 130 JAPAN: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 20132020 (USD THOUSAND) 144
TABLE 131 JAPAN: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 20132020 (TONS) 144
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TABLE 136 JAPAN: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY FUNCTION, 20132020 (USD THOUSAND) 147
TABLE 137 JAPAN: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY FUNCTION, 20132020 (TONS) 147
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TABLE 139 JAPAN: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 20132020 (TONS) 148
TABLE 140 INDIA: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 20132020 (USD THOUSAND) 149
TABLE 141 INDIA: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 20132020 (TONS) 149
TABLE 142 INDIA: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY TECHNOLOGY, 20132020 (USD THOUSAND) 150
TABLE 143 INDIA: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY TECHNOLOGY, 20132020 (TONS) 150
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TABLE 145 INDIA: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY STORAGE AND DISTRIBUTION & TRANSPORTATION, 20132020 (TONS) 151
TABLE 146 INDIA: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY FUNCTION, 20132020 (USD THOUSAND) 152
TABLE 147 INDIA: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY FUNCTION, 20132020 (TONS) 152
TABLE 148 INDIA: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 20132020 (USD THOUSAND) 153
TABLE 149 INDIA: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 20132020 (TONS) 153
TABLE 150 REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 20132020 (USD THOUSAND) 154
TABLE 151 REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 20132020 (TONS) 154
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TABLE 157 REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY FUNCTION, 20132020 (TONS) 157
TABLE 158 REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 20132020 (USD THOUSAND) 158
TABLE 159 REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 20132020 (TONS) 158
TABLE 160 ROW: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 20132020 (USD THOUSAND) 159
TABLE 161 ROW: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 20132020 (TONS) 159
TABLE 162 ROW: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 20132020 (USD THOUSAND) 160
TABLE 163 ROW: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 20132020 (TONS) 160
TABLE 164 ROW: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY TECHNOLOGY, 20132020 (USD THOUSAND) 161
TABLE 165 ROW: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY TECHNOLOGY, 20132020 (TONS) 161
TABLE 166 ROW: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY STORAGE AND DISTRIBUTION & TRANSPORTATION, 20132020 (USD THOUSAND) 162
TABLE 167 ROW: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY STORAGE AND DISTRIBUTION & TRANSPORTATION, 20132020 (TONS) 162
TABLE 168 ROW: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY FUNCTION, 20132020 (USD THOUSAND) 163
TABLE 169 ROW: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY FUNCTION, 20132020 (TONS) 163
TABLE 170 ROW: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 20132020 (USD THOUSAND) 164
TABLE 171 ROW: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 20132020 (TONS) 164
TABLE 172 BRAZIL: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 20132020 (USD THOUSAND) 165
TABLE 173 BRAZIL: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 20132020 (TONS) 165
TABLE 174 BRAZIL: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY TECHNOLOGY, 20132020 (USD THOUSAND) 166
TABLE 175 BRAZIL: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY TECHNOLOGY, 20132020 (TONS) 166
TABLE 176 BRAZIL: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY STORAGE AND DISTRIBUTION & TRANSPORTATION, 20132020 (USD THOUSAND) 167
TABLE 177 BRAZIL: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY STORAGE AND DISTRIBUTION & TRANSPORTATION, 20132020 (TONS) 167
TABLE 178 BRAZIL: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY FUNCTION, 20132020 (USD THOUSAND) 168
TABLE 179 BRAZIL: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY FUNCTION, 20132020 (TONS) 168
TABLE 180 BRAZIL: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 20132020 (USD THOUSAND) 169
TABLE 181 BRAZIL: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 20132020 (TONS) 169
TABLE 182 ARGENTINA: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 20132020 (USD THOUSAND) 170
TABLE 183 ARGENTINA: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 20132020 (TONS) 170
TABLE 184 ARGENTINA: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY TECHNOLOGY, 20132020 (USD THOUSAND) 171
TABLE 185 ARGENTINA: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY TECHNOLOGY, 20132020 (TONS) 171
TABLE 186 ARGENTINA: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY STORAGE AND DISTRIBUTION & TRANSPORTATION, 20132020 (USD THOUSAND) 172
TABLE 187 ARGENTINA: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY STORAGE AND DISTRIBUTION & TRANSPORTATION, 20132020 (TONS) 172
TABLE 188 ARGENTINA: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY FUNCTION, 20132020 (USD THOUSAND) 173
TABLE 189 ARGENTINA: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY FUNCTION, 20132020 (TONS) 173
TABLE 190 ARGENTINA: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 20132020 (USD THOUSAND) 174
TABLE 191 ARGENTINA: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 20132020 (TONS) 174
TABLE 192 SOUTH AFRICA: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 20132020 (USD THOUSAND) 175
TABLE 193 SOUTH AFRICA: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 20132020 (TONS) 175
TABLE 194 SOUTH AFRICA: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY TECHNOLOGY, 20132020 (USD THOUSAND) 176
TABLE 195 SOUTH AFRICA: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY TECHNOLOGY, 20132020 (TONS) 176
TABLE 196 SOUTH AFRICA: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY STORAGE AND DISTRIBUTION & TRANSPORTATION,
20132020 (USD THOUSAND) 177
TABLE 197 SOUTH AFRICA: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY STORAGE AND DISTRIBUTION & TRANSPORTATION, 20132020 (TONS) 177
TABLE 198 SOUTH AFRICA: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY FUNCTION, 20132020 (USD THOUSAND) 178
TABLE 199 SOUTH AFRICA: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY FUNCTION, 20132020 (TONS) 178
TABLE 200 SOUTH AFRICA: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 20132020 (USD THOUSAND) 179
TABLE 201 SOUTH AFRICA: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 20132020 (TONS) 179
TABLE 202 OTHERS IN ROW: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 20132020 (USD THOUSAND) 180
TABLE 203 OTHERS IN ROW: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 20132020 (TONS) 180
TABLE 204 OTHERS IN ROW: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY TECHNOLOGY, 20132020 (USD THOUSAND) 181
TABLE 205 OTHERS IN ROW: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY TECHNOLOGY, 20132020 (TONS) 181
TABLE 206 OTHERS IN ROW: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY STORAGE AND DISTRIBUTION & TRANSPORTATION, 20132020 (USD THOUSAND) 182
TABLE 207 OTHERS IN ROW: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY STORAGE AND DISTRIBUTION & TRANSPORTATION, 20132020 (TONS) 182
TABLE 208 OTHERS IN ROW: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY FUNCTION, 20132020 (USD THOUSAND) 183
TABLE 209 OTHERS IN ROW: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY FUNCTION, 20132020 (TONS) 183
TABLE 210 OTHERS IN ROW: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 20132020 (USD THOUSAND) 184
TABLE 211 OTHERS IN ROW: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 20132020 (TONS) 184
TABLE 212 RANK OF COMPANIES IN THE 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET, 2015 186
TABLE 213 EXPANSIONS, 20112015 189
TABLE 214 AGREEMENTS, 2011-2015 190
TABLE 215 ACQUISITIONS, 20112015 191
TABLE 216 NEW PRODUCT LAUNCHES & JOINT VENTURES, 20112015 192

LIST OF FIGURES

FIGURE 1 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET: RESEARCH DESIGN 30
FIGURE 2 MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION METHODOLOGY: BOTTOM-UP APPROACH 33
FIGURE 3 MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION METHODOLOGY: TOP-DOWN APPROACH 34
FIGURE 4 DATA TRIANGULATION METHODOLOGY 35
FIGURE 5 EUROPE PROJECTED TO GROW AT THE HIGHEST CAGR DUE TO RISING DEMAND FROM END-USER INDUSTRIES 39
FIGURE 6 EUROPE TO BE THE FASTEST-GROWING REGION-LEVEL MARKET IN TERMS OF VALUE BETWEEN 2015-2020 40
FIGURE 7 ARGON SEGMENT ACCOUNTED FOR THE LARGEST MARKET SHARE IN 2014 41
FIGURE 8 INSULATION SEGMENT PROJECTED TO GROW AT THE HIGHEST RATE AND ACCOUNT FOR THE LARGEST MARKET SHARE 41
FIGURE 9 KEY STRATEGIES OF COMPETITORS, 20122015 42
FIGURE 10 EMERGING ECONOMIES OFFER ATTRACTIVE OPPORTUNITIES IN 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET 43
FIGURE 11 INSULATION SEGMENT ESTIMATED TO CAPTURE THE LARGEST SHARE IN THE
ASIA-PACIFIC REGION, BY APPLICATION, IN 2015 44
FIGURE 12 GERMANY IS PROJECTED TO BE THE FASTEST-GROWING COUNTRY-LEVEL MARKET IN EUROPE FOR 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES 45
FIGURE 13 LASER SINTERING SEGMENT TO GROW AT A HIGHER RATE THAN OTHER TECHNOLOGIES BETWEEN 2015 AND 2020 46
FIGURE 14 CYLINDER & PACKAGED GAS DISTRIBUTION TO ACCOUNT FOR LARGEST SHARE IN 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET IN 2015 47
FIGURE 15 DESIGN & MANUFACTURING SEGMENT IN 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET PROJECTED TO ACCOUNT FOR THE LARGEST SHARE 48
FIGURE 16 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET IN ASIA-PACIFIC REGION IS EXPERIENCING HIGH GROWTH 49
FIGURE 17 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET SEGMENTATION 52
FIGURE 18 GROWTH IN THE 3D PRINTING MARKET AND ITS APPLICATIONS FUELING THE GROWTH FOR 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES 53
FIGURE 19 ARGON SEGMENT, AS PER VALUE, ACCOUNTED FOR THE LARGEST MARKET SHARE IN 2014 58
FIGURE 20 LASER SINTERING SEGMENT TO GROW AT A HIGHER RATE THAN OTHER TECHNOLOGIES BETWEEN 2015 AND 2020 61
FIGURE 21 CYLINDER & PACKAGED GAS DISTRIBUTION TO ACCOUNT FOR LARGEST SHARE IN 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET IN 2015 66
FIGURE 22 INSULATION SEGMENT PROJECTED TO GROW AT THE HIGHEST RATE AND ACCOUNT FOR THE LARGEST MARKET SHARE 70
FIGURE 23 DESIGN & MANUFACTURING SEGMENT IN 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET PROJECTED TO ACCOUNT FOR THE LARGEST SHARE 74
FIGURE 24 GEOGRAPHICAL SNAPSHOT: 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET GROWTH RATE (2015-2020) 78
FIGURE 25 NORTH AMERICA: MARKET SNAPSHOT 81
FIGURE 26 EUROPE: MARKET SNAPSHOT 104
FIGURE 27 ASIA-PACIFIC: MARKET SNAPSHOT 132
FIGURE 28 COMPANIES ADOPTED EXPANSIONS AS THEIR KEY GROWTH STRATEGY OVER THE LAST FIVE YEARS (2011-2015) 185
FIGURE 29 EXPANSIONS FUELED GROWTH OF THE 3D PRINTING/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GASES MARKET 187
FIGURE 30 KEY GROWTH STRATEGIES, 2011-2015 188
FIGURE 31 GEOGRAPHIC REVENUE MIX OF TOP 5 PLAYERS 193
FIGURE 32 BASF SE: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 194
FIGURE 33 SWOT ANALYSIS: BASF SE 195
FIGURE 34 THE LINDE GROUP: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 196
FIGURE 35 SWOT ANALYSIS: THE LINDE GROUP 198
FIGURE 36 AIR LIQUIDE S.A.: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 199
FIGURE 37 AIR LIQUIDE S.A.: SWOT ANALYSIS 201
FIGURE 38 PRAXAIR INC.: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 202
FIGURE 39 SWOT ANALYSIS: PRAXAIR INC. 205
FIGURE 40 AIR PRODUCTS AND CHEMICALS, INC.: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 206
FIGURE 41 AIR PRODUCTS AND CHEMICALS, INC.: SWOT ANALYSIS 209
FIGURE 42 IWATANI CORPORATION.: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 210
FIGURE 43 AIRGAS INC: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 212
FIGURE 44 MESSER GROUP: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 215

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