Additive Manufacturing consultancy Ampower, Hamburg, Germany, has released the AMPOWER Report 2020. The independent market and technology report for metal Additive Manufacturing comprises an analysis on more than 250 data sets of personal surveys from suppliers as well as users of metal AM.
The report combines personal interviews with users and suppliers to the industry. The system suppliers that contributed represent over 90% of the worldwide installed base of metal AM machines. The users who contributed represent over 13% of the globally installed base.
According to the AM consultancy firm, in order to address the current economic situation during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, a separate section of the report analyses possible impact scenarios on the metal AM industry in 2020 and 2021.
In addition to the market data, new databases with over 700 entries were added in order to easily browse through a global list of system, service and material suppliers as well as AM machines. The application database was extended to over sixty industrial Additive Manufacturing applications and the interactive cost calculator was updated with the latest productivity values.