The global medical industry experienced a 6% drop in company filings mentions of 3D printing in Q3 2023 compared with the previous quarter, with the highest share accounted for by Align Technology, according to GlobalData’s analysis of over 18 medical company filings. GlobalData’s Medical Devices: Filings Trends & Signals Q3 2023 report delves into earnings call transcripts and quarterly reports within the industry, extracting trends, signals, and comparative data to help businesses assess their performance, identify competitive intelligence, evaluate risks, and gain a comprehensive understanding of key industry events. Buy the report here.

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Notably, 3D printing was one of the most frequently referenced themes in Q3 2023, ranking highest in terms of mentions, ahead of low cost evolution and blockchain, according to GlobalData.

Of the top leading companies in the medical industry, Align Technology had the greatest increase in references for 3D printing in Q3 2023, compared with the previous quarter. GlobalData identified four 3D printing-related sentences in the company's filings - 0.3% of all sentences - and remained flat of 0% in Q3 2023 compared with Q3 2022. Henry Schein’s mentions of 3D printing dropped by 25% to 3.

GlobalData’s Company Filings Analytics also applies sentiment weight to reference sentences, based on whether the sentences are positive, negative, or neutral. Starting at 100 in 2020, an index over 100 is more positive. The overall index for 3D printing in Q3 2023 was 89.

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This content was updated on 12 October 2023

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