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Patrick McGibbon
Chief Knowledge Officer

Patrick McGibbon was promoted to Chief Knowledge Officer for AMT in early 2019. As CKO, Pat is the association’s chief economist, ombudsman, and a member of AMT’s Strategic Alignment team. He heads survey expansion projects, inter-association collaboration in business intelligence, R&D on intelligence projects, and is staff liaison for AMT’s Economics & Statistics Committee and AMT/USCTI’s Joint Statistics Committee.

Patrick McGibbon was promoted to Chief Knowledge Officer for AMT in early 2019. As CKO, Pat is the association’s chief economist, ombudsman, and a member of AMT’s Strategic Alignment team. He heads survey expansion projects, inter-association collaboration in business intelligence, R&D on intelligence projects, and is staff liaison for AMT’s Economics & Statistics Committee and AMT/USCTI’s Joint Statistics Committee.

Posts by Patrick McGibbon
Intelligence
By Patrick McGibbonJan 12, 2022

November 2021 US Cutting Tool Orders Up 11.4% from November 2020

November 2021 U.S. cutting tool consumption totaled $160.7 million, according to the U.S. Cutting Tool Institute (USCTI) and AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology.

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Intelligence
By Patrick McGibbonDec 14, 2021

October 2021 US Cutting Tool Orders Up 11.7% from October 2020

October 2021 U.S. cutting tool consumption totaled $179.6 million, according to the U.S. Cutting Tool Institute (USCTI) and AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology.

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Intelligence
By Patrick McGibbonDec 08, 2021

The MFG Meeting + MTForecast delivers big

The package of AMT’s two popular meetings attracted the largest audience to the forecasting conference in 25 years. It was great to feel the energy of an in-person event and see so many familiar faces – plus lots of new ones too.

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Intelligence
By Patrick McGibbonNov 11, 2021

September 2021 US Cutting Tool Orders Up 10.7% from September 2020

September 2021 U.S. cutting tool consumption totaled $163.1 million, according to the U.S. Cutting Tool Institute (USCTI) and AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology.

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Intelligence
By Patrick McGibbonOct 13, 2021

August 2021 US Cutting Tool Orders Up 27.4% from August 2020

August 2021 U.S. cutting tool consumption totaled $163.5 million, according to the U.S. Cutting Tool Institute (USCTI) and AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology.

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International
By Patrick McGibbonOct 12, 2021

Global Perspective from EMO

The good news from the aggregate data is that every country’s market has improved in 2021, and that trend is expected to continue into 2022.

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Intelligence
By Patrick McGibbonSep 24, 2021

Opportunities for Growth in Manufacturing Technology in the Coming Year

At AMT’s 2021 MFG Meeting and MTForecast conference, Mark Killion, CFA, director of U.S. industry for Oxford Economics, will discuss his forecast for manufacturing and the machine tool sector and where the biggest growth opportunities lie in the next ...

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Intelligence
By Patrick McGibbonSep 21, 2021

July 2021 US Cutting Tool Orders Up 25.5% from July 2020

July 2021 U.S. cutting tool consumption totaled $162.3 million, according to the U.S. Cutting Tool Institute (USCTI) and AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology.

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Intelligence
By Patrick McGibbonAug 18, 2021

June 2021 US Cutting Tool Orders Up 20.5% from June 2020

The cutting tool market continues to experience short-term volatility from a variety of factors, but the overall trend remains positive.

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International
By Patrick McGibbonAug 12, 2021

Global Markets are Blossoming

The United States is experiencing a rebound in manufacturing that increasingly strains and tests traditional supply chains. As a result, U.S. manufacturers are rethinking how they manage risks associated with supply chains.

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