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3D printing will transform these five industries

By Colin Neagle
April 21, 2014 09:39 AM ET

Network World - The 3D printing world is currently in limbo -- the technology is developed enough to attract some attention in the real world, but not enough to bring about change on a substantial scale. New stories emerge everyday of 3D printing breakthroughs, be it through research or the development of actual products.

These breakthroughs tend to apply to a handful of markets, most of which have either used 3D printing in practice or have begun preparing for it. These are the five markets that will see the biggest immediate impact from 3D printing, in no particular order.

1. HEALTHCARE

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