Global Computer-Aided Design (CAD) Market 2016-2018 & 2028: Focus on Product Type, Operating System, and Applications -

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The global computer-aided design market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 6.35% during the forecast period 2018-2028

The high growth of computer-aided design software packages can be attributed to the increasing demand for designing software packages and wide acceptance in different end-user industries. The use of computer-aided design software provides an economical solution for today's manufacturing needs due to its ease of usage and added functionalities over manual drafting.

Key products that contribute to the global computer-aided design market include CATIA, SOLIDWORKS, AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT, Autodesk Inventor, NX and Solid Edge, Creo, SketchUp, Geomagic, and others. In terms of product type, CATIA is acquiring the largest market size in the current scenario. This can be attributed to the fact that CATIA facilitates the complete product development processes from designing to engineering and from styling to systems modeling within a single integrated platform.

In terms of technology, 3D designs are expected to witness the fastest growth in the global computer-aided design market due to the limitations of 2D structures regarding digital prototyping and rapid prototyping.

Some of the key players operating in the computer-aided design market include 3D Systems Corporation, Advanced Computer Solutions Limited, Autodesk Inc., AVEVA Group plc, BENTLEY SYSTEMS, INCORPORATED, BobCAD-CAM, Inc., Dassault Systmes, Bricsys NV, Hexagon AB, NEMETSCHEK SE, PTC Inc., Siemens Product Lifecycle Management Software Inc., and TRIMBLE INC.

The key players operating in this market have increased their product launch activities over the recent years to generate public awareness about their existing and new products and technologies and to compete with the competitors' product portfolio. Driven by the rapid evolution of the computer-aided design software packages, there has been a swift growth in the research and development activities by many important players in this market, leading to an increase in the number of business expansions over the last four years.

Key Topics Covered:

Executive Summary

1 Market Dynamics

1.1 Market Drivers

1.1.1 Increase in the Usage of 3D Printing Technology

1.1.2 Digitalization Over Manual Drafting

1.1.3 Data Management with Cloud Synchronization

1.1.4 Role of Inspection Agencies and Government Initiatives in Product Development Process

1.2 Market Restraints

1.2.1 Lack of Interoperability of CAD Software

1.2.2 Threat of Security Owing to Piracy Issues

1.2.3 Expensive CAD Software Packages Due to Perpetual Licensing

1.3 Market Opportunities

1.3.1 4D CAD Software

1.3.2 Opportunity in Dental Industry

1.3.3 Rise in R&D Investments in End-User Industries

1.3.4 Growth of Emerging Economies

1.3.5 Advancement of Haptic Tools

1.4 Trends

1.4.1 Internet of Things (IoT)

1.4.2 Mobile Access

2 Competitive Landscape

2.1 Key Market Developments and Strategies

2.1.1 Partnerships, Collaborations, and Joint Ventures

2.1.2 Product Launches

2.1.3 Mergers and Acquisitions

2.1.4 Business Expansions

2.1.5 Other Key Activities (Investment and Awards)

2.2 Market Share Analysis

3 Industry Analysis

3.1 Supply Chain

3.2 Global CAD Market Ecosystem Analysis

3.3 Opportunity Matrix Analysis (by Region)

4 Global Computer-Aided Design (CAD) Market (by Product Type), $Million, 2016-2028

4.1 Assumptions and Limitations

4.1.1 Assumptions

4.1.2 Limitations

4.2 Market Overview


4.4 NX and Solid Edge


4.6 AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT

4.7 Creo and Mathcad

4.8 Autodesk Inventor

4.9 Fusion 360

4.10 Vero

4.11 SketchUp

4.12 Geomagic

4.13 Others

5 Global Computer-Aided Design Market (by Application), $Million, 2016-2028

5.1 Market Overview

5.2 Automotive Industry

5.3 Aerospace and Defense

5.4 Building and Construction

5.5 Industrial Machinery

5.6 Electrical and Electronics

5.7 Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare

5.8 Others

6 Global Computer-Aided Design (CAD) Market (by Technology Type), $Million, 2016-2028

6.1 Market Overview

6.2 3D-Design

6.3 2D-Design

7 Global Computer-Aided Design (CAD) Market (by Operating System), $Million, 2016-2028

7.1 Market Overview

7.2 Windows Operating Systems

7.3 macOS

7.4 UNIX

7.5 Linux

8 Computer-Aided-Design (CAD) Market (by Region), $Million, 2016-2028

9 Company Profiles

  • 3D Systems Corporation
  • AVEVA Group plc
  • Advanced Computer Solutions Limited
  • Autodesk Inc.
  • BobCAD-CAM, Inc.
  • Bricsys NV
  • Dassault Systmes
  • Hexagon AB
  • Kubotek3D
  • PTC Inc.
  • Robert McNeel & Associates
  • Siemens Product Lifecycle Management Software Inc.

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For E.S.T Office Hours Call 1-917-300-0470
For U.S./CAN Toll Free Call 1-800-526-8630
For GMT Office Hours Call +353-1-416-8900
Related Topics: CAD, CAM and CAE Software, Operating Systems