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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 Greg JonesOct 02, 2022

Workforce: Keeping Pace With a Changing Economy and Emerging Technologies

The need for smarter in-house training solutions is now more vitally important than ever to U.S. manufacturing companies.

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Technology
By Benjamin MosesSep 30, 2022

AMT Tech Report: Issue #227

IMTS is the heartbeat of the manufacturing industry. Aviation and sustainability. Metrology begins with CAD. Nvidia pushes edge computing in manufacturing. Better processing, better material.

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Technology
By Kathy Keyes WebsterSep 30, 2022

8 Key Takeaways From IMTS 2022

A very successful IMTS 2022 brought a wide range of practical new technologies that make manufacturing more efficient. Here’s a quick look at the biggest takeaways from the show.

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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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Intelligence
By Christopher ChidzikSep 12, 2022

Pullback in July 2022 Manufacturing Technology Orders May Signal Return to Typical Patterns

New orders of manufacturing technology totaled $291.9 million in July 2022, according to the latest U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders report published by AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology.

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Smartforce
By Kathy Keyes WebsterAug 22, 2022

Tips on Finding and Keeping Good Workers

Gain fresh ideas on workforce development and retention in the Job Shops Program sessions at IMTS 2022, sponsored by AMT - The Association For Manufacturing Technology. Sneak peek at three effective strategies presented at AMT’s 2022 MFG Meeting.

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Advocacy
By Harry MoserAug 10, 2022

Moser on Manufacturing

In part two, I discuss the reshoring decision shift based on “doing the math” with TCO (total cost of ownership). I also look at workforce development and future projections.

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Intelligence
By Christopher ChidzikAug 08, 2022

Manufacturing Technology Orders Dip for 2nd Month, H1 2022 Totals Still Exceed H1 2021

New orders of manufacturing technology totaled $417.5 million in June 2022, according to the latest U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders report published by AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology.

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