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By Amber ThomasDec 21, 2020

After months of tense negotiations, Congress approved a bipartisan coronavirus stimulus package before it adjourned for the year, and President Donald Trump pledged to sign it. The measure combines $900 billion in emergency relief with a $1.4 trillion...

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By Gisbert LedvonNov 04, 2020

So you’ve hit the Reset button. Now what? Gisbert Ledvon, Director of Business Development - Machine Tool at Heidenhain Corporation, advises companies to use this time to OPTIMIZE their organization:

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By Amber ThomasAug 13, 2020

With negotiations on the next COVID-19 package stalled and some benefits expiring, President Donald Trump issued four executive actions to provide some relief until an agreement is reached. They include payroll tax deferral, student loan debt relief...

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By Amber ThomasJul 30, 2020

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., released the HEALS Act (Health; Economic Assistance and Liability Protection; and Schools) last week, the Senate Republican leadership’s coronavirus relief proposal. The House Democrats introduced their...

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By AMTJun 23, 2020

This March, for the first time since founding Industrial Vacuum Equipment Corporation (IVEC) in 1992, Randy Bourdo was experiencing a downturn in commercial orders. But thanks to a special quick turnaround order for a hospital COVID-19 treatment unit...

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By AMTJun 05, 2020

No stranger to setbacks, Illinois manufacturer Nicole Wolter has learned to embrace uncertainty by acting quickly, gathering facts, and relying on others. Here’s how she’s responded to her state’s recent stay-at-home order. On Friday, March 20, as soon...

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By AMTJun 02, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic is creating a new normal for the next 12-18 months, most likely until a vaccine is widely available. To comply with new state, local, and industry regulations to mitigate potential health risks, manufacturers are...

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Advocacy
By Amber ThomasMay 15, 2020

On Friday, the House of Representatives approved the Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions (HEROES) Act. The act is an ambitious, $3 trillion spending bill covering students, frontline workers, businesses, nonprofits, governments, and...

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By Amber ThomasMay 08, 2020

COVID-19 has created unprecedented uncertainty for manufacturers deemed essential to the pandemic relief efforts. These companies have remained open to aid in the COVID-19 response. Now, because of their laudable efforts to help this country get back on...

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By Patrick McGibbonApr 17, 2020

On Thursday, April 16, 2020, AMT hosted a free webinar on the Main Street Lending Program. This exciting new program aims to provide vital support to small- and medium-sized businesses affected by the coronavirus pandemic. AMT CFO Rebecca Stahl...

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