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By External ContributorJan 25, 2021

Suppliers throughout the Department of Defense supply chain received memos this fall from their biggest customers mandating they demonstrate steps taken toward obtaining cybersecurity certification, or lose out on new contracts. For many small...

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By External ContributorJun 09, 2020

May data signaled a slightly softer, but nonetheless severe, contraction in U.S. manufacturing output. The decrease in output was largely driven by a further weakening of client demand and lower new order inflows from both domestic and foreign customers...

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By AMTJun 02, 2020

Jan de Nijs oversees Lockheed Martin’s manufacturing production data collection and management at the F-35 plant in Ft. Worth, Texas and is team leader within the Lockheed Martin Digital Transformation Program. In 2019, he was awarded the prestigious...

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By External ContributorMay 21, 2020

"The challenges are not necessarily capturing and analyzing data, rather what to analyze in the first place,” says ABI Research. Data management and data analytics continue to become an essential part of how manufacturers conduct business...

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By Patrick McGibbonApr 28, 2020

The University of Michigan’s Consumer Confidence Index fell from 101 in February to 72 in April. University analysts state that a collapse in confidence stemmed from concerns around personal finances and the national economy – both related to fallout...

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By Patrick McGibbonApr 28, 2020

IHS Markit compiles data from the Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) for more than 40 economies worldwide. Monthly reports are derived from survey data collected from senior executives at private sector companies. This month, private sector firms in the...

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By Patrick McGibbonOct 22, 2019

The two best places to build a deep understanding of the manufacturing technology eco-system are IMTS and EMO. These past couple weeks, EMO has been the center of the manufacturing world as innovators, builders, customers, investors, and enthusiasts...

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By Patrick McGibbonJun 24, 2019

Elsewhere in this edition of AMT News, there are summaries and articles on my outlook presented to IMTS exhibitors, Alan Beaulieu’s outlook presented at EASTEC, and Bill Strauss’s update presented to the MTForecast community...

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By John GallantJan 30, 2019

The January webinar for the Manufacturing Tech Council (MTC) focused on advanced sensors and I want to share some great content that provides additional perspective and insight into the rapid evolution of sensor technology. From the Industrial Internet...

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By Patrick McGibbonOct 05, 2017

Market growth continues to pick up the pace according to both members and the USMTO numbers posted at the beginning of August. Members shared that the rate of change has picked up but that it is still not evenly spaced across customer markets by...

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