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Hubert Sawicki
Head of AMT European Office

Born and educated in Poland, had a successful international career. Worked in several European countries, always within and for the engineering community. Various positions in trade of machine tools and tools. Had a very long spell in trade and business management in the UK. As a specialist for the markets of Central and Eastern Europe, joined AMT in 2006, thus re-establishing the AMT European Office. Gradually expanded the reach of the Office, following the developments and events in manufacturing sector of Europe and being at ease with local business and marketing practices and customs and the realities of business life, with a good knowledge of its legal aspects. Since the day one has been assisting members in many market endeavors across the continent, providing detailed information and research, and a practical support.

Born and educated in Poland, had a successful international career. Worked in several European countries, always within and for the engineering community. Various positions in trade of machine tools and tools. Had a very long spell in trade and business management in the UK. As a specialist for the markets of Central and Eastern Europe, joined AMT in 2006, thus re-establishing the AMT European Office. Gradually expanded the reach of the Office, following the developments and events in manufacturing sector of Europe and being at ease with local business and marketing practices and customs and the realities of business life, with a good knowledge of its legal aspects. Since the day one has been assisting members in many market endeavors across the continent, providing detailed information and research, and a practical support.

Posts by Hubert Sawicki
International
By Hubert SawickiApr 29, 2022

International News From the Field: Europe

Today we attempt to assess the European economies and their main challenges – apart from the Ukrainian war zone in Eastern Europe. Two areas of concern have emerged: energy sourcing and maintaining manufacturing levels in the face of changing demand.

7m read
International
By Hubert SawickiMar 15, 2022

International News From the Field: Europe

This week we look at the state of the energy and defense industries, two sectors singled out as clearly receiving widespread investments which resulted in opportunities for manufacturing technology. Take a break from the war news in the region and read on.

7m read
International
By Hubert SawickiJan 28, 2022

International News From the Field: Europe

The economic recovery in Europe has been underway for months, irrespective of supply chain bottlenecks and delays, and the machine tool industry is no exception. As we kick off 2022, we take a look at macroeconomic data, projections, and opportunities ...

7m read
International
By Hubert SawickiDec 23, 2021

International News From the Field: Europe

While efforts are being made to fight for the protection of health amid the ongoing crisis, inevitably draining a lot of resources, many European countries in the European Union and beyond have not forgotten about future needs.

7m read
International
By Hubert SawickiNov 23, 2021

International News From the Field: Europe

Since the beginning of 2021, the economy in Europe has been doing well, and manufacturing has reported good to great progress. By mid-year, in most cases, things returned to the pre-pandemic level. In many cases, it exceeded it. ...

7m read
International
By Hubert SawickiOct 25, 2021

International News From the Field: Europe

The comments from most of the AMT members taking part at EMO Milano 2021 were that the show exceeded expectations. Some members reported unexpected orders taken at the show, while others took it as an opportunity to launch their new European acquisitions.

7m read
International
By Hubert SawickiSep 29, 2021

International News From the Field: Europe

This week we focus on Russia, the fifth largest economy on the European continent and the world’s 11th largest in terms of nominal GDP at $1.6 trillion. It remains both a major economy and a major market, and it remains on AMT’s radar for member ...

5m read
International
By Hubert SawickiAug 24, 2021

International News From the Field: Europe

This week, we focus on the Netherlands, the seventh largest economy of Europe and fifth within the European Union (EU), a small country with a large economy. Its GDP is over $1 trillion. Famous as a food and plant exporter ...

5m read
International
By Hubert SawickiJul 12, 2021

International News From the Field: Europe

The fourth-largest economy of the European Union (sixth in Europe overall), Spain, with a nominal GDP of about $1.5 trillion, was particularly affected by the pandemic. The recovery has been slow. However, the forecast for the year is for 5% growth.

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International
By Hubert SawickiJun 11, 2021

International News From the Field: Europe

In this week’s edition, we focus on France, with a few other general EU considerations. As the third largest economy in Europe, and the seventh in the world, France is not all about food. Their manufacturing PMI is hovering around 59 and relies heavily...

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