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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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By Kathy Keyes WebsterJun 15, 2021

Smart Manufacturing Magazine Names AMT MTConnect Director Top Leader

“Manufacturing is a team sport,” says Russ Waddell, AMT’s managing director of the MTConnect Institute, who was recently named as one of the top 25 leaders transforming manufacturing by SME, a professional association committed to advancing manufacturing.

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By External ContributorFeb 16, 2021

Why We’re Reshoring Our Manufacturing: A CEO’s View

In the space of five years, we've offshored and now are bringing that production back to the US. In 2015, I started my high-tech trucking panel company in a garage. I was still in graduate school, getting my MBA from Stanford University, and money was...

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By Bill HermanFeb 10, 2021

A New Way of Thinking: Sizing up the Shift in Additive Manufacturing

At a time when additive manufacturing (AM) could be propelling manufacturers to new production horizons and unprecedented levels of efficiency, a shift has been gaining momentum as some big corporations continue to struggle to see returns on their AM...

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By Steve LesnewichFeb 10, 2021

Life is Easier With a 3rd Hand (or a stand)

How many times has this happened to you? You’re working at your desk. Suddenly, your cell phone rings with a Facetime, Zoom, Vonage, or some other virtual call alert where you’re expected to show your face and be nice on camera. No problem...

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By Amber ThomasOct 26, 2020

Manufacturing Legend Dr. Seiuemon Inaba, 95, Passes Away

The manufacturing industry lost a giant on Oct. 2, 2020, when Dr. Seiuemon Inaba, founder and honorary chairman of FANUC, died of natural causes. He was 95 years old. Dr. Inaba significantly contributed to the development of the robotics industry in...

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By AMTSep 25, 2020

MTForecast Speaker Spotlight: Gene Marks

Join nationally recognized journalist, CPA, and business owner Gene Marks for his presentation, “Beyond the Pandemic and After the Elections: Issues, Challenges and Strategies to Grow Your Business.”

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By External ContributorSep 10, 2020

The COVID Two-Step for Leaders: Protect and Pivot

We have asked approximately 600 CEOs to share with us the most pressing challenges that are keeping them awake at night in the midst of the global COVID-19 pandemic. A number of challenges were submitted, from managing a remote workforce to making...

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