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By Patrick McGibbonJul 15, 2021

May 2021 U.S. cutting tool consumption totaled $160.7 million, according to the U.S. Cutting Tool Institute (USCTI) and AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology.

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By Mario WintersteinJul 15, 2021

While Vietnam currently features a low automobile ownership rate, Vietnam's growing middle class is expected to increase demand. COVID-19 may have stunted growth of the market in the short term; however, the continued development of the country's middle...

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By Kristin BartschiJul 12, 2021

In only three other years since 1998 have orders surpassed $2 billion by May. Manufacturers across the industry have expressed broadly positive sentiment, so we would expect the remainder of the year not only to return to the pre-pandemic trend....

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By Melissa WilliamsonJun 30, 2021

Precision clamp manufacturer Vektek won a prize package valued at $6,000 for renewing its AMT membership. The best part of winning? It came as a total surprise for Vektek Controller Lori Krueger.

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By Kristin BartschiJun 30, 2021

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 Mario WintersteinJun 28, 2021

As India navigates recovery from the impact of COVID-19, automakers are attempting to pursue localization for their value chains, implement digitization efforts, and incorporate Industry 4.0 efforts to shop floors.

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By Christy BrudinJun 22, 2021

AMT’s recent economic webinar featured Mark Killion with Oxford Economics. He shared the many positive economic indicators – and the few potential pitfalls – to look out for in the final quarter of 2021 and into 2022.

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By Mario WintersteinJun 18, 2021

The German auto supply chain has already suffered disruption as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, and while this supply chain is projected to recover, there will be inevitable shock waves felt from the lockdown in both the short- and long-term.

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By Kathy Keyes WebsterJun 15, 2021

“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 Kristin BartschiJun 14, 2021

April 2020 had the lowest orders in a decade, but the previous three months were business as usual, so to be 40% up over the previous year shows the real strength of the industry in 2021.

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