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Christopher Chidzik
Principal Economist

Chris joined AMT in 2018 as a member of the Strategic Analytics department and is primarily responsible for managing USMTO and performing custom research requested by members. Prior to AMT, Chris held varied roles in data analytics, research, sales and marketing in an array of industries and settings. Chris holds a master’s degree in economics from The American University.

Chris joined AMT in 2018 as a member of the Strategic Analytics department and is primarily responsible for managing USMTO and performing custom research requested by members. Prior to AMT, Chris held varied roles in data analytics, research, sales and marketing in an array of industries and settings. Chris holds a master’s degree in economics from The American University.

Posts by Christopher Chidzik
Intelligence
By Christopher ChidzikJan 12, 2023

US Cutting Tool Orders Totaled $194.4 Million in November 2022, Bringing Year-Over-Year Total to 20.8% Over 2021

November 2022 U.S. cutting tool consumption totaled $194.4 million, according to the U.S. Cutting Tool Institute (USCTI) and AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology.

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By Christopher ChidzikJan 09, 2023

Manufacturing Technology Orders Total $436.5 in November 2022; Annual Total Value Dips Below 2021 for First Time in 2022

New orders of manufacturing technology totaled $436.5 million in November 2022, according to the latest U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders Report published by AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology.

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By Christopher ChidzikDec 15, 2022

US Cutting Tool Orders Totaled $200.6 Million in October 2022, Bringing Year-Over-Year Total to 11.7% Over 2021

October 2022 U.S. cutting tool consumption totaled $200.6 million, according to the U.S. Cutting Tool Institute (USCTI) and AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology.

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By Christopher ChidzikDec 12, 2022

Manufacturing Technology Orders Through October 2022 on Pace With Best Year Ever

New orders of manufacturing technology totaled $457.7 million in October 2022, according to the latest U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders Report published by AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology.

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Intelligence
By Christopher ChidzikDec 01, 2022

Navigating Through Economic Crossroads

Charting Where We Have Been and What May Lie Ahead.

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Intelligence
By Christopher ChidzikNov 28, 2022

The Effect of Elections on Manufacturing Technology Orders

Given the recent election, it seems timely to build upon some of this analysis by examining what effect, if any, elections may have on machinery orders, as measured by the U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders Report published ...

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By Christopher ChidzikNov 14, 2022

Manufacturing Technology Orders Up 13% in September Despite Anticipated Economic Slowdown Ahead

New orders of manufacturing technology totaled $519.3 million in September 2022, according to the latest U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders Report published by AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology.

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Intelligence
By Christopher ChidzikNov 07, 2022

US Cutting Tool Orders Totaled $172.1 Million in September 2022, Bringing Year-to-Date Total to 7.6% Over 2021

September 2022 U.S. cutting tool consumption totaled $172.1 million, according to the U.S. Cutting Tool Institute (USCTI) and AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology.

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Intelligence
By Christopher ChidzikOct 18, 2022

US Cutting Tool Orders Totaled $178.1 Million in August 2022, Bringing Monthly Total to 8.9% Over 2021

August 2022 U.S. cutting tool consumption totaled $178.1 million, according to the U.S. Cutting Tool Institute (USCTI) and AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology.

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Intelligence
By Christopher ChidzikOct 10, 2022

Manufacturing Technology Orders Increase to $460 Million, Reversing Downward Trend

New orders of manufacturing technology totaled $460.7 million in August 2022, according to the latest U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders Report published by AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology.

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