Update August 2020 – Impact analysis COVID-19 pandemic

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic to the Additive Manufacturing market

The global outbreak of the COVID-19 virus led to a lockdown and travel ban in most industrialized countries. The market development of metal Additive Manufacturing in 2020 and the following years will be directly impacted. Much of the survey for the AMPOWER Report 2020 was conducted before the lockdown came into effect. Therefore, the forecast of the AMPOWER Report represents the industry’s view on the market development before the full scale of the pandemic was obvious. To provide additional insights, AMPOWER analyzes in this section the impact COVID-19 might have on the global metal Additive Manufacturing industry and will discuss potential scenarios on the future development of the market.

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