Basis for the AMPOWER Report 2023 are over 300 personal interviews as well as secondary research from available sources. The personal interviews were conducted directly by AMPOWER staff. The respondents were typically the respective Additive Manufacturing managers or directors with good insight into the technological as well as economical company figures. More than 30,000 data points were collected.
A highly dynamic and growing industry is difficult to cover exhaustively. However, the system suppliers that contributed direct input for the AMPOWER Report 2023 over 90% of the worldwide installed base of Additive Manufacturing systems. Secondary sources such as indirect data sources, press releases, financial reports, etc. were used to provide coverage of all installed machines. The buyers, or users, that contributed direct input for the report represent between 5-10 % of the worldwide installed base of Additive Manufacturing systems.