SGL Carbon
Protolabs, Inc.
PLG Global
MakerBot Industries, LLC
Filamentive Limited
Bambu Lab

9 Carbon 3D Printer Manufacturers in 2024

This section provides an overview for carbon 3d printers as well as their applications and principles. Also, please take a look at the list of 9 carbon 3d printer manufacturers and their company rankings. Here are the top-ranked carbon 3d printer companies as of February, 2024: 1.Sculpteo, 2.3DEXPERIENCE Company, 3.Markforged.

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List of 9 Carbon 3D Printer Manufacturers

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    • Markforged
      • United States of America Address: 60 Tower Rd, Waltham, Massachusetts, United States of America

      Manufacturer Overview

      Markforged, founded in Waltham, Massachusetts, in 2013 is a manufacturer of industrial 3D printers. The company's product portfolio includes 3D printers for metal, composite, and plastic parts, and cloud software for turning drawings into printing. The company serves markets including Medical and Healthcare, Aerospace and Defense, Consumer Goods, Industrial Manufacturing and Construction and Building. The company provides services such as Product Selection Guidance, Engineering Support, global distribution and Custom Manufacturing.

    • MakerBot Industries, LLC
      • United States of America Address: 55 Water Street, 51st Floor, New York, New York, United States of America

      Company Overview

      Established in January 2009, MakerBot is a global 3D printer manufacturing company specializing in designing and providing user-friendly 3D printing solutions for various applications. The company’s products are designed for personal and professional use, with various types catering to everyone’s needs and budgets. Also, the company’s printers rely on software enabling users to create objects or download designs from online archives. In addition, MakerBot sells accessories like filament materials and extruders to boost its printers’ capabilities. The company has released six generations of 3D printers since 2009.

    • Protolabs, Inc.
      • United States of America Address: 5540 Pioneer Creek Dr., Maple Plain, Minnesota, United States of America

      Company Overview

      Proto Labs, founded in 1999, is a company that provides rapid manufacturing of low-volume 3D printed, CNC-machined, sheet metal, and injection-molded custom parts for prototyping and short-run production, headquartered in the U.S. The company builds strong injection-molded parts by incorporating strategic support features and selecting the right thermoplastics. They offer a wide range of materials and design tips to help customers create stronger molded parts. In 2017, they acquired Rapid Manufacturing to further expand their machining capabilities and introduce sheet metal fabrication into their suite of services. Also, global online manufacturing platform, Hubs, joined their family in early 2021.

    • Filamentive Limited
      • United Kingdom Address: Bradford Chamber Business Park New Lane Bradford, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom

      Manufacturer Overview

      Filamentive Limited, founded in 2015 by Ravi Toor, is a manufacturer of 3D printing filament, with its headquarters located in Bradford, UK. The company is registered in Wales and the UK and offers a diverse product range of 3D printing filaments including cosmic, matte, and wood PLA, PETG, carbon fiber, ASA, e-PLA, and ABS. The ISO 14021-certified company adheres to RoHS and REACH chemical safety standards while crafting filaments from post-industrial recycled materials.

    • PLG Global
      • United Kingdom Address: Suite 2, Building 1, Isaac Newton Centre Nottingham Science Park, Nottingham, United Kingdom

      Manufacturer Overview

      PLG Global, headquartered in Nottingham, United Kindom was launched as a spin-off company by Poligon Engineering in 2019 as a low-volume manufacturer. The company provides ISO 9001-certified manufacturing and engineering services using cutting-edge 3D technologies in the UK market. The primary services provided by the company include 3D printing and scanning, additive manufacturing, injection molding, vacuum casting, reverse engineering, and comprehensive product development and design services. The company serves a diverse range of industries, including Automotive, Motorsports, Medical Devices, Electronics, and Consumer Goods.

    • 3DEXPERIENCE Company

      Manufacturer Overview

      Dassault Systemes, a technology company established in 1981 in France, is a supplier of the 3DEXPERIENCE (3DX) business and innovation platform and virtual software solutions. The company’s SaaS provides individuals, commercial, industrial, and research organizations with a real-time visualization of their business activity and ecosystem. Dassault Systems' core business is the provision of 3D design software, 3D digital mockups, and product lifecycle management. The 3DX cloud-based platform is available with options that include computer-aided design, project management solutions, and three-dimensional rendering. Dassault Systemes' software is used in the architecture, consumer products, lifestyle, and industrial equipment markets, among many others.

    • Bambu Lab

      Manufacturer Overview

      Bambu Lab, established in 2020, is a manufacturer specializing in desktop 3D printers headquartered in Shenzen, China. The company’s product portfolio encompasses a range of offerings, including 3D printers, filaments in CMYK and PLA variations, as well as essential accessories, tailored to meet diverse customer needs. Operating from three strategic sites including Shanghai, China, and Texas in the United States, the company serves over 30 countries including UAE, the UK, Turkey, Sweden, and South Africa.

Carbon 3D Printer Manufacturer Ranking

*Including some distributors, etc.

Ranking as of February 2024

Derivation Method
Rank Company Click Share
1 Sculpteo
3 Markforged
4 MakerBot Industries, LLC
5 Filamentive Limited
6 PLG Global
7 Bambu Lab
8 SGL Carbon
9 Protolabs, Inc.

Derivation Method

The ranking is calculated based on the click share within the carbon 3d printer page as of February 2024. Click share is defined as the total number of clicks for all companies during the period divided by the number of clicks for each company.

Number of Employees

  1. 3DEXPERIENCE Company: 20,000
  2. PLG Global: 40

Newly Established Company

  1. PLG Global: 2013 (11 years ago)
  2. Markforged: 2013 (11 years ago)
  3. Sculpteo: 2009 (15 years ago)

Company with a History

  1. Protolabs, Inc.: 1999 (25 years ago)
  2. Sculpteo: 2009 (15 years ago)
  3. MakerBot Industries, LLC: 2009 (15 years ago)

Carbon 3D Printer Manufacturers in United States

*Including some distributors, etc.

Global Distribution of Carbon 3D Printer Manufacturers by Country

*Including some distributors, etc.

Country Number of Companies Share (%)
United States of America United States of America 3 50.0%
United Kingdom United Kingdom 2 33.3%
Germany Germany 1 16.7%

List of Carbon 3D Printer Products

4 products are listed.

Apple Tree Co., Ltd.

3D printer FX20 ™ compatible with Ultem ™ 9085 material

■ Vast modeling area The FX20 ™ has a 84L build chamber, and the maximum maximum modeling size is 525mm x 400mm x 400mm. This is a product with the...

1 model listed

Apple Tree Co., Ltd.

3D printer Creator4s that maximizes production with stability and accuracy

■ Realize large size modeling Creator4S is very large with a molding size of 400 x 350 x 500mm, making it possible to make a large model. With the ...

1 model listed

Apple Tree Co., Ltd.

3D printer X7 ™ that realizes the same strength as aluminum

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■ High strength modeling with carbon fiber Compatible with four types of long fibers including carbon fiber. Markforged's unique CFR (Continuous Fi...

1 model listed

Apple Tree Co., Ltd.

Desktop type and high -strength modeling carbon 3D printer Mark Two ™

■ Practical strength improvement and use of proprietary materials By utilizing special materials that cannot be handled by general FFF method 3D pr...

1 model listed

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