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By Mario WintersteinMay 02, 2022

Mario's Global Beat: Branding in International Markets

From Japan to Italy, conducting business abroad requires flexible thinking, research, and patience. A global sales strategist shares three actions you can take to enhance your branding process in any international market.

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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.

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International
By Arun MahajanApr 25, 2022

International News From the Field: India

India’s industry sector continues its strong showing with a healthy PMI of 54 and GDP growth likely at a robust 8.9%. Automotive, EV, and defense shine as they attract investment and opportunities. For more industry intel and other tidbits, read on.

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International
By Kathy Keyes WebsterApr 13, 2022

AMT Special Report: Update From Poland on Aiding Ukraine Refugees

Hubert Sawicki, the AMT representative for Europe, tells how, at the request of friends, he was able to drive hundreds of miles to make contact with three refugees and bring them to Warsaw.

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International
By Mario WintersteinApr 04, 2022

Mario's Global Beat: How To Determine If There’s an International Market for Your Product

From Bangalore to Barcelona, manufacturing technology markets vary in size, needs, and purchase structure. A global sales strategist with 30 years of experience shares three questions to help you separate success from failure.

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International
By Arun MahajanMar 22, 2022

International News From the Field: India

India’s PMI hit almost 55 as defense, energy, AI, and AM investments and growth strategies expand. The PLI scheme is drawing major investments in microchips, electric scooters, and 5G hardware. For more industry intel and other tidbits, read on.

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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.

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Advocacy
By Amber ThomasMar 15, 2022

Updates From Capitol Hill: War Aid, Spending Bills, and Boosting Manufacturing

Plenty is happening in the nation’s capital on the domestic and international fronts. Of course, that’s always the case in election years with lawmakers jockeying for voters’ attention, but the war in Ukraine adds new urgency to many initiatives.

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Technology
By Peter R. EelmanFeb 23, 2022

Illinois and Chicago’s Vaccine and Mask Mandates to End Feb. 28, Anticipation Builds for IMTS 2022

The lifting of mask mandates and vaccine requirements in Illinois and Chicago mark a major step toward a more normal environment as plans take shape for IMTS 2022, to be held at Chicago’s McCormick Place, Sept. 12-17.

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International
By Arun MahajanFeb 10, 2022

International News From the Field: India

India’s manufacturing sector remains strong with the manufacturing Purchasing Manager’s Index (PMI) remaining well above 50 since July of last year. The government and the private sector are seeing that it remains that way with massive investments ...

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