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Kristin Bartschi
Assistant Director, Marketing & Communications

Kristin brings a varied background to her work that includes project management, process improvement, marketing and communications, analytics, and more. At heart, she is a problem-solver who loves wicked problems, big ideas, and working with smart people to overcome challenges that initially seem impossible. Always on the lookout for the next big and interesting project, Kristin is passionate about incorporating data-driven decision-making, comprehensive and thoughtful analysis, inclusive thinking, and enthusiastic drive into everything she does.

Kristin brings a varied background to her work that includes project management, process improvement, marketing and communications, analytics, and more. At heart, she is a problem-solver who loves wicked problems, big ideas, and working with smart people to overcome challenges that initially seem impossible. Always on the lookout for the next big and interesting project, Kristin is passionate about incorporating data-driven decision-making, comprehensive and thoughtful analysis, inclusive thinking, and enthusiastic drive into everything she does.

Posts by Kristin Bartschi
Intelligence
By Kristin BartschiJul 12, 2021

US Manufacturing Technology Orders total $448 million in May 2021, an increase of 11% from April, pushing the 2021 total over the $2 billion mark

In only three other years since 1998 have orders surpassed $2 billion by May. Manufacturers across the industry have expressed broadly positive sentiment, so we would expect the remainder of the year not only to return to the pre-pandemic trend....

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Smartforce
By Kristin BartschiJul 08, 2021

AMT executive appointed to National Coalition of Advanced Technology Centers board of directors

Today, AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology and NCATC, the National Coalition of Advanced Technology Centers, announced that Greg Jones, vice president, Smartforce Development, AMT, was elected to the NCATC board of directors ...

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Intelligence
By Kristin BartschiJun 30, 2021

The Association For Manufacturing Technology Today Announced That Its MTForecast and MFG Conferences Will Be Jointly Held Nov. 2-5, 2021, in Denver

Attending MFG2021 + MTForecast is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience both conferences at one venue. Economic and industry analysis about changing business conditions and opportunities should prove valuable to all attendees.

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Intelligence
By Kristin BartschiJun 14, 2021

US Manufacturing Technology Orders totaled  $404.6  million in  April  2021,  declining  12% from  March  2021  yet 72% higher than April  2020  

April 2020 had the lowest orders in a decade, but the previous three months were business as usual, so to be 40% up over the previous year shows the real strength of the industry in 2021.

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Intelligence
By Kristin BartschiMay 10, 2021

US Manufacturing Technology Orders totaled $437.85 million in March 2021, an increase of 16.1% from February 2021 and a 41.6% increase over March 2020

U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders totaled $437.9 million, an increase of 16.1% over February 2021 and an increase of 41.6% over March 2020, according to the latest U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders report published by AMT... 

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Intelligence
By Kristin BartschiApr 13, 2021

The Association For Manufacturing Technology Elected New Board Leadership at its March Board of Directors Meeting

AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology, which represents more than 600 members who design, make, sell, service, support, promote, and use manufacturing technology in a global market, elected new board leadership...

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Intelligence
By Kristin BartschiApr 12, 2021

U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders totaled $377.6 million in February 2021, an increase of 17.8% from January 2021 and a 34.2% increase over February 2020

U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders totaled $377.6 million in February 2021, a 17.8% increase from January 2021 and a 34.2% increase over February 2020, according to the latest U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders report published by AMT.

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Intelligence
By Kristin BartschiApr 07, 2021

Russ Waddell of AMT Honored as One of 25 Leaders Transforming Manufacturing

Russ Waddell, MTConnect Institute managing director, was honored as one of 25 leaders transforming manufacturing by SME. Waddell was recognized for his work at the MTConnect Institute supporting the advancement of the free, open industry MTConnect...

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Advocacy
By Kristin BartschiMar 23, 2021

The Reshoring Initiative, PMA, NTMA, and AMT Launch 4th Annual National Metalworking Reshoring Award

Four leading manufacturing associations have announced the 4th National Metalworking Reshoring Award competition.

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Intelligence
By Kristin BartschiMar 15, 2021

AMT: New Site, New Look, New Chapter

Today, AMT and the larger manufacturing technology community face a period of immense change. The advent of transformative technologies and the digital revolution has already begun to alter how we do business and has shown new opportunities for growth.

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