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By Christopher DownsOct 04, 2022

The Show Is Done! Now Comes the Follow-up

While enjoying the post-IMTS glow, don't forget the most important step to exhibiting: following up on your leads! This week, we break down the important steps in establishing not just a sale but a long-term relationship with your booth's visitors.

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Intelligence
By Christopher ChidzikOct 04, 2022

Is the COVID Setback a Setup for an Industry Comeback?

In late July 2022, the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis released the advanced Q2 gross domestic product (GDP) numbers, which showed the U.S. economy contracted at an annualized rate of 0.9%. While this was an improvement from the 1.6% annualized ...

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Smartforce
By AMTSep 28, 2022

Manufacturing Matters

Check in for the highlights, headlines, and hijinks that matter to manufacturing. These lean news items keep you updated on the latest developments.

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Intelligence
By Mark Killion, CFASep 26, 2022

MTForecast Conference Brings Clarity to Manufacturing’s Economic Outlook

To help support better economic analysis and sales forecasting for manufacturing technology companies, AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology is gathering economists to share data and insights at MTForecast, held Oct. 12-14 in St. Louis.

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Technology
By Benjamin MosesSep 09, 2022

AMT Tech Trends: Packing Up

Ben and Steve are packing up for IMTS2022 and discuss their packing strategies. Benjamin introduces an article on robot risk assessment. Stephen talks about an aftermarket air filter for consumer polymer 3D printers ...

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Technology
By Kathy Keyes WebsterSep 06, 2022

The Room Where It Happens: AMT Member Lounge at IMTS 2022

Only AMT members get access to the member lounge at IMTS—a place to meet, connect and finish the business that starts on the show floor. Open Sept. 12-17, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Join us for AMT Power Hours: Tuesday, Sept. 13, and Thursday, Sept. 15, 4:30-6:30 p.m.

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Technology
By Stephen LaMarcaAug 26, 2022

AMT Tech Report: Issue #222

Montana zones for AM. Semiconductor reshoring. ‘Wind turbine blades could be recycled into sweets.’ Robots, cobots, and AGVs, OH MY! Today’s college kids in VT can get paid to machine.

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Technology
By Benjamin MosesAug 26, 2022

AMT Tech Trends: Finding IMTS Part 2

Ben and Steve discuss their favorite adult beverages to quaff in Chicago. They continue the theme of the last episode but, this time set their sights on the east and west halls, including all the programs available on the main stage.

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Intelligence
By Christopher DownsAug 24, 2022

How To Communicate With Attendees That Register On-Site

Ready for the thousands of visitors you'll meet at IMTS 2022? In today’s events environment, on-site registrants are becoming the norm, and they won't have the benefit of your pre-show marketing campaign. So, how do you reach them? We've got you covered.

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Intelligence
By Christopher ChidzikAug 16, 2022

First Half of 2022 Saw Best Workholding Orders Since 2019

Orders of workholding technologies totaled $162.7 million in the first half of 2022, of which $21 million was for export, according to the Advanced Workholding Technology report, published by AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology.

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